KITTLITZ'S PLOVER

(Charadrius pecuarius)

Previously known as Kittlitz's Sand Plover

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Roberts VI / VII 248 / 282
Clements 2000 60.0390
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
56-38

 

A small bird ( about 16 cm) found in Africa and Madagascar. In southern Africa it is a common resident found throughout the region. It is largely nomadic living on temporary inland pans and is normally solitary or in pairs. It feeds off insects, crustaceans and molluscs

 

List of Stamps showing Kittlitz's Plover

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Tanzania ms   1999 1500s