GREATER FLAMINGO

(Phoenicopterus ruber)

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Roberts VI / VII 96 / 453
Clements 2000 25.0010
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
25-1

 

A very large bird (about 140cm), locally abundant in whole of Southern Africa. Also East Africa, Mediterranean and West Coast of Africa. It is also found in the America's and Southern Eurasia. It lives in large bodies of shallow water in huge flocks (could be up to millions). It lives off small aquatic vertebrates and algae.
The nest is a hollow topped cone of mud.

 

List of Stamps showing Greater Flamingo

Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Afghanistan 0631 1023 1968 7a
Algeria 0965 0948 1987 1d
Antigua 1162m 1095m 1988 $5
Antigua 2071 2110 1995 45c
Argentine 1899 1723 1984 20p
Bahamas 0145 0099 1935 8d
Bahamas 0160 0118 1938 8d
Bahamas 0170 0129 1942 8d
Bahamas 0251 0223 1965 3d
Bahamas 0276 0235 1965 4c on 3d
Bahamas 0298 0260 1967 4c
Bahamas 0368 0325 1971 11c
Bahamas 0617 0507 1982 25c
Bahamas 0618 0508 1982 25c
Bahamas 0619 0509 1982 25c
Bahamas 0620 0510 1982 25c
Bahamas 0621 0511 1982 25c
Bahamas 0686 0571 1986 31c
Bahamas 0687 0572 1986 31c
Bahamas 0688 0573 1986 31c
Bahamas 0689 0574 1986 31c
Bahamas 0969 0816 1993 70c
Bahamas 1163   1999 55c
Bahamas 1164   1999 55c
Bahamas 1165   1999 55c
Bahamas 1166   1999 55c
Bahamas 1167   1999 55c
Barbuda 1042am 1054m 1988 $5
Barbuda 1714   1996 45c
Benin m 2003 200f
Botswana 0997 2003 P2.75
British Virgin Isles 0907  0839 1995 15c
British Virgin Isles 0908  0840 1995 20c
British Virgin Isles 0909  0841 1995 60c
British Virgin Isles 0910  0842 1995 $1.45
British Virgin Isles 0911m Bl 85 1995 $2.00
Bulgaria 4550m 2007 10st
Burundi 1186 1339 1977 8f
Burundi 1210 1363 1977 30f
Chad     1998 200f
Colombia 1509 1425 1980 4p
Colombia 1776 1702 1987 30p
Congo (Brazzaville) 1316 1324 1992 250f
Congo (Kinshasa) 0474 0114 1963 3f
Cuba 1558 1387  1967 13c
Cuba 3850  3705 1993 8c
Cuba 3929  3784 1994 15c
Cuba 4031  3886 1995 75c
Cyprus 0679 0656 1986 17c
Cyprus 0720 0697 1988 18c
Cyprus 0721 0698 1988 18c
Cyprus (Turkey) 0573 2003 600 000l
Djibouti 1125 0611 1995 30f
Dominican Republic 1309   1977 25c
Dominican Republic 1579   1984 15c
Dominica 1951   1995 65c
Ecuador     1999 7000s
Ecuador  2600   2002 40c
French Somaliland 0440  0325 1960 10f
French Territories
 of the Afars & Issas
0608 0098 1974 5f
French Territories
 of the Afars & Issas
0609 0099 1974 15f
French Territories
of the Afars & Issas
0610 0100 1974 50f
France 1871  1704 1970 45c
Gambia 3664 2000 D5
Germany (East) 0288 0552 1956 10p
Ghana 1994 2013 1994 c200
Gibraltar 2008 50p
Grenadines of Grenada 2002 2105  1995 35c
Grenadines of Grenada 3268   2001 75c
Grenada 0548  0508 1973 25c
Grenada 1481  1449 1986 90c
Grenada 3683   1998 $3
Guinea-Bissau 0923 0845  1985 40p
Guyana 3006  3446 1990 $12.80
Haiti 0539  0454 1956 10c
Haiti 0545  0460 1956 2g50
Haiti     1999 20g
Hong Kong 0391 0364 1980 20c
Iran 1653 1500 1971 8r
Laos  0903 0919 1986 5k
Liberia   2115m 1998 $2
Liberia     2000 $100
Libya 1193 1006 1982 15dh
Malawi 0653  0375 1982 K1
Maldives MS   2002 Rf 25
Mali 1432   1995 200f
Mauritania 0146  0178 1960 100f
Mauritania 0714  0739 1981 18u
Mexico 1549  1707 1980 1p60
Mexico 2173 2396 1994 1p30
Mexico 2518 2716 1998 2p30
Mexico 2519 2717 1998 2p30
Mexico 2523 2721 1998 2p30
Micronesia 1240 ma 2003 80c
Micronesia 1240 mb 2003 $2
Morocco 0755  1144 1988 3d60
Netherlands Antilles 0873 0545 1985 25c
Netherlands Antilles 0874 0546 1985 45c
Netherlands Antilles 0875 0547 1985 55c
Netherlands Antilles 0876 0548 1985 100c
Netherlands Antilles 1222 0899 1997 125c
Netherlands Antilles     1999 250c
Niger 1022 0921 1985 140f
Oman 0336  0305 1987 50b
Portugal 1889  1571 1982 27e
Portugal 2228  1859 1991 60e
Portugal 2762 2000 90e
Qatar 0351  0447 1971 3d
Qatar 0611  0704 1976 80d
Qatar     2001 2r
Rumania 5141mb2 4394 1987 1le
Russia 2787 2692 1962 16k
Rwanda 0668m 0719 1975 40f
Senegal 0549  0547 1974 250f
Senegal 0550  0548 1974 250f
Senegal 0661  0662 1978 20f
Senegal 0921  0949 1987 125f
Senegal 0922  0950 1987 135f
Senegal 0924  0953 1987 350f
Senegal 0925  0954 1987 350f
Senegal 1413 1416 1996 175f
Sierra Leone 1829  1827 1992 Le30
Sierra Leone 2158ma Bl 250 1994 Le1200
Sierra Leone 4251 2004 1700l
Singapore 0130  0114 1970 75c
Somalia     1999 200s
Somalia     1999 400s
Somalia     1999 3300s
Somalia     1999 2600s
South West Africa 0176  0301 1961 3c
South West Africa 0178  0303 1961 5c
South West Africa 0330  0458 1979 4c
Spanish Sahara 0260  0294 1967 1p50
St Vincent 2898 ma Bl 287 1995 $5
St Vincent 3670 ma Bl 416 1997 $5
Surinam 0690  0594 1971 20c
Surinam 1813 1999 75g
Tanzania 0636  0538 1989 20s
Tanzania 1562  1561 1993 100s
Tanzania 1774  1738.f 1994 150s
Tanzania    2462 1996 200s
Tanzania    2701 1997 140s
Tanzania     1999 370s
Tunisia 0605  0656 1965 150m
Tunisia 0638  0674 1965 155m
Turkey 2553  2391 1976 150k
Turkey 2571  2409 1976 200k
Turks & Caicos 0236  0162 1955 8d
Turks & Caicos 0245  0172 1957 8d
Turks & Caicos 0389  0315 1973 10c
Turks & Caicos 1339 1256 1995 $1.40
Turks & Caicos 1515 1999 20c
Turks & Caicos 1585m a 2000 $2
Upper Volta 0701 0935 1984 90f
United Arab Emirates 0469 m Bl 14 194 3 d
United Nations (Geneva) 0334 1998 f0.80
United States of America 2753  2323 1992 29c
Venezuela 2772  2533 1988 12b
Zil Elwannyen Sesel 0068  0065 1983 20r