COLLARED PRATINCOLE

(Glareola pratincola)

Also known as Pratincole or Red-winged Pratincole

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Roberts VI / VII 304 / 304
Clements 2000 59.0120
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 55-11
A medium bird ( 26 to 27 cm), found in Africa, the Mediterranean, India and Sri Lanka. it is a common breeding migrant in the eastern and northern parts of southern Africa. It inhabits open ground and burnt grass, and is highly gregarious. It feeds off insects especially locusts and grasshoppers.

List of Stamps showing Collared Pratincole

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Israel 0614  0652 1975 1.10