CAPE GANNET

(Morus capensis)

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Roberts VI / VII 53 / 420
Clements 2000 16.0020
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5)   16-2

 

A large seabird (about 90 cm), found around the southern coastal waters of Africa from Spanish Sahara on the west to Mozambique in the east. Also found as a vagrant in Scotland and Australia. Lives off fish and follows the sardine run off the Natal coast

 

List of Stamps showing Cape Gannet

Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Central African Republic     2000 440f
Great Britain 2128   2000 64p
Namibia 1167ma 2011 $4.60
Senegal 1718 2003 290f
South Africa 0352 0451 1974 5c
South Africa 0352a   1974 5c
South Africa     2009 Int Letter (R5.40)  
Vietnam Republic 1895 2630 1994 2000d