RED-KNOBBED COOT

(Fulica cristata)

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Roberts VI / VII 228 / 226
Clements 2000 46.1240
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 42-124
A medium sized bird (about 43 cm) found in Africa north and south of the Sahara, Madagascar and southern Iberia. In southern Africa it is found wherever water is available. It is an abundant resident found in pairs when breeding and large flocks when not breeding. It spends most of its time in open water and lives off water plants and grass.

List of Stamps showing Red-knobbed Coot

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Morocco 0856  1241 1993 4d80
Uganda 1451  1470 1995 200s