BROWN SNAKE EAGLE

(Circaetus cineerus)

Also known as Brown Harrier Eagle

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Roberts VI / VII 142 / 361
Clements 2000 30.0620
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 30-59
A medium sized bird (about 71 cm to 76 cm) found in most of Africa south of the Sahara. In southern Africa it is an uncommon resident in the north and east, although fairly common in Zimbabwe. It is a solitary bird found in woodland and savannah, living off snakes and also the Nile Monitor and other lizards.

List of Stamps showing Brown Snake Eagle

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Gambia 1015   1990 D1.25
Gambia 1015 (sheet)   1990 D1.25
Ghana 3377 ms   2002 c4500
Liberia     2001 $7.50
Tanzania 1771  1738.c 1994 50s