HUDSONIAN GODWIT

(Limosa haemastica)

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Roberts VI / VII 914 / 234
Clements 2000 62.0300
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
57-2

 

Rare Vagrant
A large bird (39 cm), normally breeding in the Nearctic, and migrating to South America. It is a very rare vagrant to southern Africa, with a few records in the Western and Eastern Cape.  It inhabits estuaries and coastal lagoons.

 

List of Stamps showing Hudsonian Godwit

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Falklands 0805  0714 1998 2p