JACKAL BUZZARD

(Buteo rufofscus)

Also referred to as Augur Buzzard
(considered separate species in SA - see previous page)

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Roberts VI / VII 152 / 385
Clements 2000 30.1990
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 30-190
A medium bird (44 cm to 53 cm) endemic to southern Africa. It is locally common in the mountainous areas of South Africa and s Namibia. It is found either solitary or in pairs and is usually seen in flight. The main food source is small mammals, birds and reptiles (including snakes)

List of Stamps showing Jackal Buzzard

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Guinea     2001 950f
Lesotho  1867   2001 M3.00
South Africa 1066 1141 1998 Std