FOREST BUZZARD

(Buteo trizonatus (7))
[Buteo tachardus or Buteo oreophilus (trizonatus)]

Also known as Mountain Buzzard, African Mountain Buzzard

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Roberts VI / VII 150 / 382
Clements 2000 30.1900
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
30-182

 

 
A medium bird (45 cm) found discontinuously in Africa from south west Cape to Ethiopia. It is an uncommon localised resident found in the montane forests of southern Cape, Natal and the Transvaal escarpment. It is generally found in pairs (or solitary) and hunts for small rodents, lizards and birds.

 

List of Stamps showing Forest Buzzard

 Country

SG

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Year

Value

No stamps issued