SLATY EGRET

(Egretta vinaceigula)

Also known as Red-throated Heron

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Roberts VI / VII 70 / 430
Clements 2000 20.0160
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5)  20-16
 
A medium bird (about 60 cm) found in Northern Botswana, Zimbabwe and Southern Zambia. A uncommon resident in these areas, it is now absent from South Africa. It forages in small groups mostly off small fish. The nest is a platform of sticks or reeds

List of Stamps showing Slaty Egret

Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Botswana 0673 0455 1989 8t
Botswana 0674 0456 1989 15t
Botswana 0675 0457 1989 30t
Botswana 0676 0458 1989 60t
Botswana 0677m 0458m 1989 Various
Zambia 0491  0392 1987 50n
Zambia 0501  0402 1987 K10 on 50n