MARTIAL EAGLE

(Polemaetus bellicosus)

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Roberts VI / VII 140 / 394
Clements 2000 30.2220
Howard & Moore 2  (CBOS 5) 30-211
A large bird (about 80cm), found in Africa south of the Sahara. In southern Africa it is a fairly common resident in reserves throughout except Lesotho and SW Cape. Its habitat is woodland, savanna or grassland with clumps of trees. It eats birds, mammals up to the size of duiker, and reptiles.

List of Stamps showing Martial Eagle

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Angola     2000 3.50kz
Angola     2000 3.50kz
Angola 1687   2003 20kz
Botswana 0426 0213 1978 P2
Burundi 0149 0165 1965 75f
Burundi 0239 0289 1967 75f
Burundi 1324 1494 1979 20f
Burundi 1333 1511 1979 40f
Cameroun 0967 1011 1983 25f
Cameroun  1169 1202 1993 370f
Eritrea 0420  0183 1998 3n
Gambia 1139   1991 D5
Gambia 1502  1557 1993 D2
Gambia 4147   2001 D2
Lesotho 1863    2001 M1.00
Liberia   1584 1994 $1
Liberia   1705 1996 35c
Liberia     2000 $25
Malawi 1018 md   2003 K50
Mauritania 0527 0549 1976 200u
Namibia     2009 $4.10
Sierra Leone 2156 2177 1994 Le500
Somalia   0463 1993 1000s
Somaliland Protectorate 0143 0127 1953 50c
Somaliland Protectorate 0147 0130 1953 5s
South Africa 0819 0908 1993 R5
South Africa 0819c   1997 R5
South Africa 1025 1112 1998 R5
South West Africa 0272 0404 1975 10c
Tanzania   2999 1998 370s
Upper Volta   0576 1975 15f
Venda 0194 0194 1989 50c
Venda 0194m/s Bl 5 1989 50c
Zimbabwe 0651 0301 1984 21c