YELLOW-BILLED EGRET

(Egretta intermedia)

also known as Intermediate Egret

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Roberts VI / VII 68 / 434
Clements 2000 20.0190
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5)  20-19
A medium bird (about 69 cm) found in Africa south of the Sahara, southern Asia to Australasia. It occurs in most of Southern Africa except for the dry west and central Kalahari. It is an uncommon to locally common resident in South Africa, living off fish and amphibians.

List of Stamps showing Yellow-billed Egret

Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Laos  1756   2001 700k
Laos 1756m   2001 700k
Liberia   1593 1994 $1

Note : Gibbons 4th/5th Edition CBOS identifies Upper Volta SG540 as an Intermediate Egret (Yellow-billed Egret).
  The notation and illustration on this stamp is of a Great White Egret (Great Egret)