WHITE-WINGED FLUFFTAIL

(Sarothrura ayresi or Coturnicops ayresi) 

Also known as White-winged Crake

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Roberts VI / VII 222 / 213
Clements 2000 46.0080
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 42-61
 
A small bird (14 cm to 16 cm) found in eastern southern Africa and Ethiopian highlands. There are isolated records of the bird in southern Africa, but it is possibly a very rare breeding migrant to the region. It is a solitary bird, inhabiting large marshes. It feeds off insects.

List of Stamps showing White-winged Flufftail

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

South Africa 1810   2010 R5.75
South Africa 2139   2014 Int'l Small Letter