KENTISH PLOVER

(Charadrius alexandrinus) 

Also known as  Snowy Plover

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Roberts VI / VII 908 / 285
Clements 2000 60.0450
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
56-41

 

Rare Vagrant
A small to medium bird (15-17 cm), which breeds in southern Europe and North Africa. It is a very rare vagrant to southern Africa (one record in Namibia). It inhabits coastal wetlands and sandy beaches.

 

List of Stamps showing Kentish Plover

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Anguilla 1103   2001 $3
Hungary 1227  1233 1952 50fi
Maldive Islands 4094   2007 Rf20
Qatar 0608  0701 1976 5d
Tanzania     1999 370s
Ukraine 0445m   2002 50k