AUGUR BUZZARD

(Buteo augur)

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Roberts VI / VII 153 / 384
Clements 2000 30.1970
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 30-189
 
A medium bird (55 cm to 60 cm) distributed from the northern parts of southern Africa to Ethiopia. It is a fairly common resident in north western Namibia, eastern Zimbabwe and western Mocambique. It is found in mountainous country and rocky koppies, and mainly lives off snakes and lizards. It has a spectacular aerial courting display.

List of Stamps showing Augur Buzzard

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Botswana 0532 0316 1982 P2
Central African Republic     2000 485f
Gambia 1504 1559 1993 D5
Liberia     2001 $25
Namibia 1123ma   2009 PC
Rwanda 0837 0897  1977 3f