STRIPED CRAKE

(Aenigmatolimnas marginalis)

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Roberts VI / VII 216 / 220
Clements 2000 46.1000
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
42-84

 

 
A small bird (18 cm to 21 cm) found in Africa and Aldabra. In southern Africa it is a breeding migrant found in the eastern Cape, Natal and Zimbabwe. It is a solitary bird found in marshes, small vleis, flooded grasslands and edges of drainage ditches. Its main diet is snails but it also eats insects and worms.

 

List of Stamps showing Striped Crake

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Michel

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No stamps issued