BAT HAWK

(Machaeramphus alcinus)

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Roberts VI / VII 129 / 347
Clements 2000 30.0170
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
30-14

 

A medium bird (about 45 cm) found in Africa south of the Sahara, Madagascar, south east Asia to New Guinea. In southern Africa it is an uncommon to rare resident found in the north east and east. It mainly hunts at dusk, living off bats and occasional birds.

 

List of Stamps showing Bat Hawk

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Liberia   1583 1994 $1