CRESTED GUINEAFOWL

(Guttera edouardi (7) or Guttera pucherani)

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Roberts VI / VII 204 / 19
Clements 2000 39.0050
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
35-210

 

A large bird ( about 50 cm) found in Africa south of the Sahara. It southern Africa it is a locally common resident confined to the north east. It inhabits edges of forests and bushveld and is found in pairs when breeding and otherwise small flocks (up to 30). It lives off fruit, berries, leaves and insects.

 

List of Stamps showing Crested Guineafowl

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Central African Republic     2000 390f
Congo K 0469 0139 1963 20c
Gambia 3659   2000 D5