PURPLE HERON

(Ardea purpura)

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Roberts VI / VII 65 / 441
Clements 2000 20.0120
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5)  20-12
A large waterbird (about 90 cm), an uncommon resident on the eastern side of South Africa, the rest of Africa, Eurasia and Madagascar. It lives in inland or estuarine waters with dense reed beds and mostly lives off fish.

List of Stamps showing Purple Heron

Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Bahrain 0472 0498 1993 150f
Botswana 0864 0641 1997 P1.25
Cape Verde Island 0895 2003 $10.00
Cameroun 0969 1013 1983 50f
Congo (Brazzaville) 0617 0627 1978 75f
Congo (DRC)   1617 mb   2000 9f
Croatia / Bosnia C040   1997 1k
Croatia 0754 2004 5k
Croatia 0755 2004 5k
Croatia 0756 2004 5k
Croatia 0757 2004 5k
Czechoslovakia 1634 1683 1967 60h
Georgia 0123   1995 15k
Ghana 2162 2197 1995 c 5000
Greece 1475 1372 1979 6d
Hungary 1576 1595 1959 30fi
Hungary 3085 3173 1977 1Ft
Iraq 1257 0883 1976 50f
Israel 0252 0278 1963 1
Kampuchea 0829 0873 1987 3r
Kuwait 0603  0600 1973 25f
Liberia     2001 $25
Macedonia  0309   2000 20d
Malagasy 0675  1114 1988 550f
Malagasy 1083m 1534 1993 550f
Malawi 0322  0104 1968 1
Malaysia 1247 2005 50s
Maldive Islands 4095b 2007 Rf30
Netherland Anthilles 1218 0895 1997 75c
Sierra Leone 1150m(a) Bl 78 1988 Le65
Singapore 0768 0734A  1994 75c
South Africa 0980 1067 1997 Standard
Tanzania     1999 1500s
Tanzania     1999 1500s
Uganda 0877  0859 1990 70s
Uganda 1148  1143 1992 50s
Venda 0253  0256 1993 85c
Venda 0255 ms Bl 10 1993 85c
Vietnam Republic 0648  1392 1983 50x
Zambia  0797   1999 250k