LESSER SPOTTED EAGLE

(Aquila pomarina)

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Roberts VI / VII 134 / 388
Clements 2000 30.2050
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
30-196

 

A largish bird (65 cm) which breeds in Russia, eastern Europe and India, migrating to Africa. It southern Africa it is an uncommon bird confined to the northern parts of the region and found in woodland and savannah. A solitary bird, its main diet is small mammals and termites.

 

List of Stamps showing Lesser Spotted Eagle

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Afghanistan 0774 1140 1974 1a
Belarus  0400 0366 2000 100r
Hungary (WWF) 3507 3624 1983 1Ft
Maldives 2656 2810 1997 Rf 3
Rumania 6787   2007 1le60