HOODED VULTURE

(Necrosyrtes monarchus)

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Roberts VI / VII 121 / 354
Clements 2000 30.0450
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
30-47

 

A medium bird (65 cm to 75 cm) found in Africa south if the Sahara. In southern Africa it is a common resident found in the north and east. It cannot compete with the larger vultures at the carcasses but relies on scraps.

 

List of Stamps showing Hooded Vulture

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Congo (Brazzaville) 1355   1993 300f
Rwanda 0836 0896 1977 1f