TEMMINCK'S COURSER

(Cursorius temminckii)

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Roberts VI / VII 300 / 303
Clements 2000 59.0040
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 55-5
A small bird (about 20 cm), found in Africa south of the Sahara, and everywhere in southern Africa except the dry west. An uncommon nomadic resident, it inhabits bare short grasslands and burnt grass. It is usually found in pairs or small groups and lives off insects, molluscs and seeds.

List of Stamps showing Temminck's Courser

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Gambia 2391   1997 D40
Zaire 1137 0796 1982 1z70