DENHAM'S BUSTARD

(Neotis denhami) or (Neotis cafra denhami)

Also known as Stanley's Bustard (6) or Barrow's Bustard

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Roberts VI / VII 231 / 194
Clements 2000 51.0080
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 47-2
A large bird, ( 100 to 110 cm) found in Africa south of the Sahara. In southern Africa it is an uncommon resident found in the south, southeast and highveld areas. It is a solitary bird inhabiting montane and highveld grassland. Its main diet is insects, but it also lives off millipedes, grass, seeds and flowers.

List of Stamps showing Denham's Bustard

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Angola 0468 0349 1951 3.50A
Bophuthatswana 0115 0115 1983 40c
Malawi 0479  0235 1975 15t
Malawi 0503   1975 15t
Malawi 0535  0271 1976 15t
Sierra Leone 0635A 0603 1980 Le5
Sierra Leone
(1981 imprint)
0635Ba 603xI 1981 Le5 
Sierra Leone
(1982 imprint)
0635B 603xII 1982 Le5 
Sierra Leone
(1983 imprint)
0773   1983 Le5
Sierra Leone 0817 0765 1984 Le5
Sierra Leone 0817a   1984 Le5
Sierra Leone 0819   1984 Le5
Zambia 0638 0535 1990 K50