DARK CHANTING GOSHAWK

(Melierax metabates)

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Roberts VI / VII 163 / 372
Clements 2000 30.0900
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
30-70

 

A largish goshawk (43 cm to 51 cm) found in tropical Africa, south western Morocco and south western Arabia. In southern Africa it is found in the north and north east (hardly any overlap with the Pale Chanting Goshawk). It is found in woodland or savannah and lives off lizards, snakes, birds and small mammals.

 

List of Stamps showing Dark Chanting Goshawk

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Angola 0458 0339 1951 5c
Mauritania 0187 0225 1964 500f
Morocco 0470 0852 1976 40f
Tanzania 0626 0528 1989 20s
Yemen Republic 0224 0214 1998 75r
Zaire 1483m 1163 1996 50000Nz