ROCK KESTREL

(Falco rupicolus (7) or previously Falco tinnunculus)

Also known as Eurasian Kestrel, Common Kestrel

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Roberts VI / VII 181 / 400
Clements 2000 32.0260
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 32-28

 

A smallish bird (30 to 33 cm) found throughout Africa, Eurasia to the Philippines. A common resident throughout Southern Africa, it is a solitary bird. It frequents montane grassland with rocky outcrops. It lives off small mammals, lizards and snakes

 

List of Stamps showing Rock Kestrel

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Albania 1090 1130 1966 90q
Alderney     2008 48p
Angola 1113 1060 1996 1500k
Bahrain 0412 0437 1991 150f
Belgium 2296 1709 1972 9+4.50f
Central African Republic     1999 490f
Congo (Brazzaville) 1181 1192 1990 70f
Congo (DRC)  1551   2000 1f
Congo (DRC) 1616   2000 9f
Cyprus (Turkey) 0449 0455 1997 75000l
Denmark 1394   2004 4k50
Gambia 2390   1996 D30
Gambia 3659   2000 D5
Gambia  4130ms   2001 D25
Gibraltar 0888 0885 1999 42p
Gibraltar 0888m 0885m 1999 42p
Georgia 0173   1996 15k
Germany (East) 0868 1150 1965 25p
Guernsey 0507 0503 1990 10p
Hungary 1858 1888 1962 4Ft
Korea (North) 3117m 3264m 1992 80ch
Korea (South) 2547   2004 160w
Kyrgyzstan 0144  0144 1998 1000t
Lesotho 1872   2001 M4
Lesotho 1872 m   2001 M4
Lesotho 1931   2004 M5.00
Liberia   1692 1996 25c
Maldives 1851 1940 1993 3r50
Malta 1215   2001 6c
Mongolia 0580 0604 1970 1t
Mongolia     1999 200t
Mozambique 1613   2002 5 000 m
Namibia 0837   1999 $1.60
Netherlands 1769   1995 70c
Poland 2346  2359 1975 3z
Poland 2493 2506 1977 1z50
Russia 3218 3147 1965 2k
San Marino 0565 0607 1959 10li
San Marino 1270 1340 1986 650li
Sierra Leone 3076   1999 Le500
St Vincent 4154ma   1998 $6
Turkey 2208 2070 1967 10k
Turkey 3575   2004 700 000l
Turkmenistan 0069   1999 1000m
Turkmenistan 0072   1999 2500m
Uzbekistan 0212   1999 15s
Vietnam Republic 0477 1232 1982 30x