KORI BUSTARD

(Ardeotis kori) or (Choriotis kori)

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Roberts VI / VII 230 / 196
Clements 2000 51.0030
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 47-8
A largish bird ( 51 to 65 cm) found in Africa south of the Sahara. It southern Africa it is an uncommon resident found in the higher rainfall areas in the east and north. It is a solitary bird inhabiting quiet reaches of streams and rivers.
 It lives off insects, crabs snails, frogs and fish.

List of Stamps showing Kori Bustard

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Bophuthatswana 0112 0112 1983 10c
Lesotho MS 1933   2004 M15
Liberia     2001 $25
Mozambique 0863 0803 1981 15m
Namibia     2010 Postcard Rate
Somalia   461 1993 500s
South Africa 0815 0904 1993 80c
South Africa 1020 1109 1998 80c
South Africa 1665   2008 Small Letter
South West Africa 0074 (a+b) 0140 1931 d
South West Africa O 13 (a+b)   1931 d
Tanzania 0344 0191 1981 5s
Uganda 0842 0815 1990 45s
Upper Volta 0702 0936 1984 185f
Zaire 1178 0844 1984 40z