LITTLE BLUE HERON

(Egretta caerulea)

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Roberts VI / VII (  ) / 433
Clements 2000 20.0210
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 20-21
Rare Vagrant
A large bird (72 cm), breeding in coastal North and South America. It is a very rare vagrant to South Africa, with one bird being seen at the Berg River estuary over a period of four years.

List of Stamps showing Little Blue Heron

Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

British Virgin Islands 0574  0514 1985 60c
British Virgin Islands O030   1986 60c
Cayman Islands 0670 0607 1988 $1
Dominica 1371 1335 1990 $5
Grenadines of Grenada 0955mb  0968 1988 $5
Maldives 1192 1208 1986 3la
Montserrat 0253  0241 1970 $2.50
Nevis 0267   1985 $3
St Lucia 0416  0381 1976 2c
Turks & Caicos 0385  0311 1973 4c