SOOTY FALCON

(Falco concolor)

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Roberts VI / VII 175 / 408
Clements 2000 32.0420
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
32-48

 

A medium bird (33 to 36 cm) which is an uncommon non breeding migrant. It is found on the east and south east shores of SA. It is a solitary bird when hunting and lives off insects, birds and bats.

 

List of Stamps showing Sooty Falcon

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Israel 0946  0984 1985 300s
Israel 0948m  Bl 27 1985 300s
United Arab Emirates 0529  0520 1996 3d 50