TAWNY EAGLE

(Aquila rapax)

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Roberts VI / VII 132 / 387
Clements 2000 30.2070
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 30-198

 

A medium to large bird (65 cm to 72 cm) found throughout Africa, se Europe, Middle East, India and Burma. In southern Africa it is common and widespread except for the southern parts of the region. It is found in woodland or savannah. The main food source is small mammals up to the size of hares

 

List of Stamps showing Tawny Eagle

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Algeria 0831 0814 1982 2d
Angola     2000 6.50kz
Angola 1686   2003 20kz
Azerbajan 0191 0174 1994 20m
French Territories of the Afars & Issas 0509 0006 1967 200f
Georgia 0171  0175 1996 15k
Ghana 1591 1555  1991 c80
Kyrgyzstan 0072  0075 1995 50t
Liberia 0565 0298 1938 1c
Liberia 0573 0306 1938 50c
Liberia 0594 0327 1941 50c/1c
Liberia 0604 0337 1942 50c/1c
Liberia 0602 0335 1942 50c
Liberia 0612 0345 1942 50c
Liberia 0648 0379 1944 $1/50c
Liberia     2001 $25
Moldova 0479   2003 3l
Moldova 0481m   2003 3l
Mongolia 0996 1015 1976 1t
Namibia     2009 RN-S
Russia 3219 3148 1965 3k
Senegal 0756 0780 1982 500f
South Africa 1022a   2000 R1.50
Spanish Sahara 0137 0171 1957 15c
Zaire 1173 0839 1984 15k