SWAINSON'S SPURFOWL

Also known as Swainson's Francolin

(Pternistis swainsonii (7) or Francolinus swainsonii)

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Roberts VI / VII 199 / 14
Clements 2000 32.0510
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 35-73
 
A medium bird (about 33 cm) distributed from South Africa to Malawi. In southern Africa it is a very common resident found in the north and north east. It is found in small coveys (up to 8) and inhabits bushveld and the edges of woodlands and is a very shy bird. It feeds off seeds, berries, shoots and insects

List of Stamps showing Swainson's Spurfowl

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