MONTAGU'S HARRIER

(Circus pygargus)

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Roberts VI / VII 166 / 369
Clements 2000 30.0860
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
30-87

 

A medium bird (40 cm to 47 cm) breeding in Europe to central Asia, migrating to southern Asia and Africa. In southern Africa it is a scarce non-breeding migrant found in the central, northern and eastern areas. It prefers open grasslands and vleis and feeds off small mammals, birds and reptiles.

 

List of Stamps showing Montagu's Harrier

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Bulgaria 4585   2006 1 L
Germany (West) 1651 0756 1973 70p+35p
Guyana 5405ma   1998 $200
Guyana 5405me   1998 $300
Liberia 2001 $10
Mongolia 2451 1994 60t  
Sierra Leone 3103   1999 Le600
Togo 0545 0599 1967 10f
Togo 0547 0601 1967 20f
Togo 0549 0603 1967 30f