SPUR-WINGED LAPWING

(Vanellus spinosus) 

Also known as Spur-winged Plover

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Roberts VI / VII 920 / 292
Clements 2000 60.0040
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
56-3

 

Rare Vagrant
A medium bird (25-28 cm), found mainly in the northern African tropics. It has expanded its range north and south. It is a very rare vagrant to southern Africa, with one confirmed sighting only. It is normally found in open habitat adjacent water.

 

List of Stamps showing Spur-winged Lapwing

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Israel 0615  0653 1975 1.70
Jordan 1517 1361 1987 60f
Liberia 1587 1311 1984 6c
Nigeria 0485   1984 25k