SPOTTED CRAKE

(Porzana porzana)

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Roberts VI / VII 214 / 219
Clements 2000 46.0890
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
42-92

 

A small to medium bird (22 cm to 24 cm) which breeds in Eurasia and migrates to Africa, Southern Europe and India. In southern Africa it is an uncommon migrant found in the northern and north eastern parts. It is a solitary bird which inhabits marshes, vleis and flooded grasslands. Its main diet is aquatic invertebrates and plants.

 

List of Stamps showing Spotted Crake

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Botswana 0869 0646 1997 P10
Kuwait 0600 0597 1973 20f