RED-NECKED FALCON

(Falco chicquera)

Also known as Red-Headed Falcon

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Roberts VI / VII 178 / 404
Clements 2000 32.0380
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
32-39

 

.A smallish bird (30 to 36 cm) found in Africa south of the Sahara and in India. In southern Africa it is a rare resident found in the drier west and extreme north east. Its habitat is savannah and riverine woodland and is generally a solitary bird. Its main prey is birds which it hunts in flight.

 

List of Stamps showing Red-necked Falcon

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Namibia 0838   1999 $1.80
Uganda 1146   1992 30s