GREY CROWNED CRANE

Also known as South African Crowned Crane, Southern Crowned Crane (7)

(Balearica regulorum)

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Roberts VI / VII 209 / 205
Clements 2000 43.0010
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 39-15
 
A very large bird (about 105 cm) found in Africa from South Africa to Kenya and Uganda. In southern Africa it is a common resident confined to the north, north east and south east. It inhabits marshes, vleis and moist grasslands and is found in large flocks when not breeding. It often performs dancing displays during breeding. The main diet is frogs, reptiles and insects.

List of Stamps showing Grey Crowned Crane

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Angola 0832 0706 1984 26k
Antigua 2469ma 1997 $6
Belgian Congo 0117 0120 1967 200f
Belgian Congo 1317m Bl 94 1992 400f
Barbuda  2089ma    1999 $6
Bulgaria 1814 1820 1968 2s
Burundi 0141 0157 1965 100f
Burundi 0231 0281 1967 100f
Burundi 1614 1832 1996 165 f
Burundi 2004 650f
Congo (Kinshasa) 0480 0118 1963 10f
Congo (DRC) 1617 mb    2000 9f
Gabon 0909   0925 1984 90f
Gambia 0775  0743 1988 D1.25
Gambia 0870  0855 1989 75b
Gambia 1133  1143 1991 D1.50
Gambia 1520  1576 1993 D2
Gambia 1983  2061 1995 D12
Gambia 3659   2000 D5
Gambia 3664   2000 D5
Ghana 1626  1574 1991 c100
Ghana 2975   2000 c1100
Ghana 3664m   2007 c20 000
Guinea 1329   1987 400f
Guinea     2001 950f
Ivory Coast 0665c  0672c 1980 65f
Kampuchea 0825 0869 1987 80c
Korea (North) 2450  2518 1984 20ch
Lesotho 0439  0332x 1981 3s
Lesotho 0502 0332y 1982 3s
Lesotho 0502 (0439) 0332y 1982 3s
Lesotho 1133m  Bl 98 1993 M5
Lesotho 1929   2004 M2.10
Liberia     1998 32c
Liberia 2001 $20
Liberia 2001 $25
Malawi 0891  0596 1992 75t
Maldives 2589 2708 1996 Rf 5
Mali 0075  0075 1963 25f
Mali 0076  0076 1963 200f
Mali 1254 1228 1994 150f
Mauritania 0265  0305 1967 100f
Mauritania 0592   1978 20u
Mozambique 0833 0772 1980 1m50
Namibia 0946 2003 $2.85
Niger 0100 0001 1959 1f
Niger 0101 0002 1959 2f
Russia 5412  5359 1984 5k
Rwanda 0101  0107 1965 40c
Rwanda 0668 m b   1975 40f
Rwanda 1015  1085 1980 20c
Senegal 1455  1467 1997 220f
Senegal 1653   2001 275f
Sierra Leone 3130me 1999 Le4000
Singapore 0260  0239 1975 5c
South Africa 2165 2015 Standard Postage
Sudan 0479 0444 1991 125p
Sudan O 495 1991 125p
Tanzania 0640 0542 1989 20s
Tanzania 0814 0745 1990 200s
Tanzania 1560 1559 1993 100s
Tanzania     1999 370s
Togo 0272 0304 1961 1f
Togo 0273 0305 1961 10f
Togo 0274 0306 1961 25f
Togo 0275 0307 1961 30f
Transkei 0077 0077 1980 15c
Transkei 0269 0271 1991 25c
Uganda 0111 0085 1965 30c
Uganda 0112 0086 1965 1s30
Uganda 0126  0100 1965 20s
Uganda 0593 0550 1987 50s
Uganda 0733 0695 1989 30s
Uganda 1155 1150 1992 800s
Uganda 1638 163 1996 400s
Uganda 2091   1999 500s
Vietnam Republic 1562 2307 1991 3000d
Vietnam Republic 2080 2816 1996 10000d
Zaire 1046   1980 145k
Zaire 1179 0845 1984 40z
Zaire 1396   1992 200000z
 on 145k
Zaire 1428   1993 3k50
 on 145k
Zambia 0136 0046 1968 20n