HOTTENTOT TEAL

(Anas hottentota)

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Roberts VI / VII 107 / 39
Clements 2000 27.1060
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
 27-97

 

 
A small duck (about 35cm), an uncommon to locally common resident of South and East Africa, Nigeria and Madagascar. It inhabits quiet inland waters, vleis and marshes and lives off seeds, crustaceans, insects and molluscs. Its nest is a hollow in a clump of vegetation, usually concealed by pulling down adjacent stems.

 

 

List of Stamps showing Hottentot Teal

Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Ghana 2131 2164 1995 c400
Transkei 0286 0288 1992 35c
Zimbabwe 0742 0392 1988 30c