ELEONORA'S FALCON

(Falco eleonorae)

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Roberts VI / VII 177 / 407
Clements 2000 32.0410
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
32-47

 

A large falcon (36 to 40 cm), which is a rare non breeding vagrant, only reported in Mocambique. It is generally found in the Mediterranean and in northern Africa. It is found in woodland habitat eating insects and birds.

 

List of Stamps showing Eleonora's Falcon

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Cyprus (Greece) 0339 0327 1969 90m
Cyprus (Greece) 1058   2003 20c
Cyprus (Greece) 1059   2003 20c
Cyprus (Turkey) 0448 0454 1997 40000l
Greece 1477 1374 1979 10d
Liberia   2416 1999 50c
Malta (WWF) 0900  0866 1991 10c
Morocco 0378  0757 1973 50f