LITTLE EGRET

(Egretta garzetta)

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Roberts VI / VII 67 / 432
Clements 2000 20.0230
Howard & Moore 2(CBOS 5)  20-23
A medium bird (about 64 cm) found throughout Africa, Madagascar, southern Eurasia to Australia. A fairly common resident throughout South Africa it is usually solitary and is an active hunter with an ungainly gait. It lives off small fish and frogs. The nest is a platform of sticks.

List of Stamps showing Little Egret

Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Albania 0678 0632 1961 11l
Alderney 2007 71p
Bosnia + Herzegovina 0146 2005 1k
Bulgaria 1833 1837 1968 2s
Cape Verde Islands 0512 0445 1981 1e
Cape Verde Islands 0898 2003 $60
China (Taiwan) 1989  1994 1991 $5
China (Taiwan)  2625   2000 $5
France 2065  1904 1975 70c
Greece 2158 2001 20d
Guernsey  0894   2001 36p
Hong Kong 1405 2006 $2
Hong Kong 1414m 2006 $2
Hungary 1575 1594 1959 20fi
Jersey  0789 0899 1999 29p
Liberia 0563 0296 1937 5c
Liberia 0568 0301 1938 4c
Liberia 0569 0302 1938 5c
Liberia 0597 0330 1941 50c on 4c
Liberia 0598 0331 1941 50c on 5c
Liberia 0607 0340 1942 50c on 4c
Liberia 0608 0341 1942 50c on 5c
Liberia 0636 0367 1944 4c
Liberia 0644 0375 1944 10c on 5c
Liberia 0646 0377 1944 30c on 4c
Macedonia  0307 2000 6d
Maldives 1856 1945 1993 Rf 3.50
Morocco 0908 1290 1996 5d50
Papua New Guinea 1060 2005 5t
Rumania 5329 4648 1991 4le
Ryukyu 0103 0119 1960 3c
Senegal 0548 0546 1974 4f
Senegal 0914 0942 1987 300f
Senegal 1260 1288 1994 290f
Seychelles 0875 0817 1997 R2/R1.50
Wallis & Futuna Islands 0743 1999 10f
Yemen Arab Republic 0318 0403 1965 b
Yemen Arab Republic 0368 0459 1966 b