GREATER KESTREL

(Falco rupicoloides)

 

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Roberts VI / VII 182 / 401
Clements 2000 32.0320
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 32-25
A medium bird (36 cm) from Southern Africa to Somalia. In Southern Africa it is a common resident found it the highveld and the drier west. It frequents the drier grassveld and cultivated lands and feeds off arthropods and small mammals

List of Stamps showing Greater Kestrel

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Gambia 1505  1560 1993 D8
Lesotho 437 0330x 1981 1s
Lesotho 437a   1981 1s
Lesotho 0500 0330y 1982 1s
Lesotho 0500 (0437) 0330y 1982 1s
Lesotho 0716 0597 1986 15s on 1s
Lesotho 0716a   1986 15s on 1s
Lesotho 0716b   1986 15s on 1s
Lesotho 0716c   1986 15s on 1s
Lesotho 0716ca   1986 15s on 1s
Lesotho 0716cb   1986 15s on 1s
Namibia 0836   1999 60c
Namibia 0923   2002 $2.20