ROCK PRATINCOLE

(Glareola nuchalos)

Also known as White-collared Pratincole

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Roberts VI / VII 306 / 306
Clements 2000 59.0160
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
55-15

 

A small bird (about 18 cm), found south of the Sahara to the Zambezi and Caprivi. It is a fairly common breeding migrant during the months of July to January. It inhabits the larger rivers, with midstream rocks and boulders, and lives off insects.

 

List of Stamps showing Rock Pratincole

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Namibia 0842   1999 N$1.90