LONG-CRESTED EAGLE

(Lohpaetus occipitalis or Spizaetus occipitalis)

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Roberts VI / VII 139 / 395
Clements 2000 30.2240
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
30-213

 

A medium sized bird (about 55cm), found in Africa south of the Sahara, except in the arid zones. In southern Africa it is a fairly common resident in the eastern areas. It inhabits woodlands, exotic plantations, forest edges and mainly lives off rodents and shrews.

 

List of Stamps showing Long-crested Eagle

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Botswana 0776 0553 1993 10t
Ethiopia 1152 1043 1980 15c
Gambia (WWF) 0403  0377 1978 D1.25
Malawi 0878  0583 1992 75t
Mauritania 0527  0549 1976 200u
Rwanda 0833 0893 1977 20c
Senegal 1026   1989 100f
Uganda 0735ma Bl 98 1989 500s
Zimbabwe 0648 0298 1984 11c