EGYPTIAN VULTURE

(Neophron percnopterus)

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Roberts VI / VII 120 / 353
Clements 2000 30.0470
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
30-55

 

A large bird (about 70cm),very rare in Southern Africa. It is found in arid and semi desert parts of Northern and Eastern Africa, Southern Europe, Middle East and Southern Asia. It lives off carrion, birds eggs and offal 

 

List of Stamps showing Egyptian Vulture

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Albania 1089 1129 1966 70q
Cambodia 1939   1999 900r
Djibouti     2000 40f
Eritrea 0416  0179 1998 3n
Gambia 1501  1556 1993 D1.50
Ghana 1628  1576 1991 c100
Gibraltar 0657  0622 1991 13p
Gibraltar     2008 S
Greece 2164   2001 70d
Grenadines of St Vincent     2001 $1.10
Liberia   2267 1999 50c
Libya 1197 1009 1982 25dh
Maldives 1617a 2084 1994 6r50+
Mali 0095 0095 1965 300f
Niger     1999 400f
Portugal 2836   2001 225e
Rumania 3445 2571 1967 55b
Rumania 4286 3419 1977 1le50
South West Africa 0273 0405 1975 15c
St Vincent 4816   2001 $1.10
Tanzania 1577 1539 1993 100s
Tanzania   2168 1995 100s
Togo     2000 290f
Transkei 0272  0274 1991 60c
Transkei 0272 m/s Bl 8 1991 60c
Uganda 0718 0680 1989 30s
Yemen Republic 0221   1998 15r
Yugoslavia 2903 2647 1994 80p