LONG-TOED LAPWING

(Vanellus crassirostris, previously Glareola nuchalis) 

Also known as  Long-toed Plover

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Roberts VI / VII 261 / 290
Clements 2000 60.0020
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
56-2

 

A medium sized bird (about 30 cm) distributed from South Africa to East Africa, the Sudan and Chad. In southern Africa it is an uncommon resident confined to the extreme north east and northern areas.
 It eats insects and molluscs.

 

List of Stamps showing Long-toed Lapwing

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Ghana 2501   1997 c500
Liberia 2001 $5