YELLOW-BILLED STORK

(Mycteria ibis)

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Roberts VI / VII 90 / 462
Clements 2000 22.0030
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 23-3
A large bird (about 100cm), an uncommon migrant to South Africa, but a common resident in Africa south of the Sahara. It also inhabits Madagascar. It is mainly found in inland waters, where it lives off fish, frogs and insects.

List of Stamps showing Yellow-billed Stork

Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Angola     1999 15000k
Antigua 2467   1997 $1.67
Barbuda  2087   1999 $1.65
Botswana 0523 0307 1982 10t
Botswana 0613 0397 1987 5t on 10t
Burkina Faso 1055 1284 1993 100f
Burundi 0130 0146 1965 2f
Burundi 0136 0152 1965 8f
Burundi 0146 0162 1965 15f
Burundi 0226 0276 1967 8f
Burundi 0236 0286 1967 15f
Burundi 1325 1495 1979 27f
Burundi 1334 1512 1979 54f
Cape Juby 0096 0099 1938 10c
Central African Republic     2000 440f
Chad     1998 75f
Ghana 1610  1590 1991 c100
Ghana 2300  2337 1996 c400
Ivory Coast 0268  0290 1965 75f
Mauritania 0525  0547 1976 50u
Mozambique 1447 1378 1997 2000m
Namibia 649   1994 35c
Sierra Leone 3092   1999 Le600
Spanish Morocco 0204  0177 1938 10c
Tanzania 0637  0539 1989 20s
Tanzania     1999 370s