PALLID HARRIER

(Circus macrourus)

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Roberts VI / VII 167 / 368
Clements 2000 30.0840
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
30-85

 

A medium bird (40 cm to 48 cm) breeding in eastern Europe to central Asia and migrating to southern Asia and Africa. In southern Africa it is an uncommon migrant absent from the dry west and south west. It is found on the open grassveld and lives off small mammals, birds and lizards.

 

List of Stamps showing Pallid Harrier

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Bulgaria 4584   2006 55st
Maldives 1846 1935 1993 Rf 3.50
Maldives  sheet   2002 Rf 7
Mongolia 2452   1994 60t