RED-CRESTED KORHAAN

(Lophotis ruficrista (7) or Eupodotis ruficrista)

Also known as Red-crested Bustard or Crested Bustard

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Roberts VI / VII 237 / 197
Clements 2000 51.0180
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 47-12
A medium bird (about 50 cm) distributed from South Africa through Angola to Zambia. In Southern Africa it is a common resident found in the northerly parts. It is usually solitary or in pairs, inhabiting the savannah and semi desert grassland. It lives off arthropods, seeds, fruit and grain.

List of Stamps showing Red-crested Korhaan

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Bophuthatswana 0114 0114 1983 25c
Namibia     2010 Postcard Rate
Sudan 0460 0424 1990 75p