AFRICAN CUCKOO HAWK

(Avecida cuculoides)

Previously known as Cuckoo Hawk

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Roberts VI / VII 128 / 345
Clements 2000 30.0010
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
30-1

 

A medium bird (about 40 cm) found in Africa south of the Sahara, except for the arid zones. In southern Africa it is an uncommon to fairly common resident in the east and north east. A solitary bird that hunts in grass and undergrowth for insects and small lizards.

 

List of Stamps showing African Cuckoo Hawk

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Uganda 2109   1999 700s