CAPE TEAL

(Anas capensis)

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Roberts VI / VII 106 / 30
Clements 2000 27.0780
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
27-78

 

A medium sized duck (about 45cm) found throughout South Africa and north to Angola, East Africa, Sudan and Chad. It is found on shallow inland vleis, pans and lagoons and lives off insects, tadpoles and crustaceans. The nest is a grasslined hollow concealed in dense vegetation.

 

 

List of Stamps showing Cape Teal

Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Ghana 2126 2159  1995 C400
Grenada 4402   2001 $1.25
Transkei 0292  0294 1992 R1.05