CRESTED FRANCOLIN

(Dendroperdix sephaena (7) or Francolinus sephaena)

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Roberts VI / VII 189 / 4
Clements 2000 38.0270
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
35-95

 

A medium sized bird (30 to 35 cm) distributed from South Africa to Ethiopia. In southern Africa it is a very common resident found in the north and east. A noisy bird, it is found in pairs or family groups in bushveld or riverine forest. It lives off bulbs, seeds, berries and insects.

 

List of Stamps showing Crested Francolin

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Zimbabwe 0837 0487 1992 $1.16