AFRICAN HOBBY

(Falco cuvierii)

Also known as African Hobby Falcon (6)

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Roberts VI / VII 174 / 410
Clements 2000 32.0480
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
32-44

 

A smallish slender bird (28 cm to 30 cm) found in tropical Africa. In southern Africa it is a rare breeding migrant confined to the north and east. It is found in moist savannah and woodland. It mainly feeds off insects and small birds.

 

List of Stamps showing African Hobby

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Gambia 3753   2000 D7