SPOTTED REDSHANK

(Tringa erythropus)

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Roberts VI / VII 267 / 238
Clements 2000 62.0420
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
57-14

 

Rare Vagrant
A medium bird (30-33 cm), breeding in n Scandinavia and Russia. It is a very rare non-breeding vagrant to southern Africa, with reports in Zimbabwe and Mozambique. It inhabits edges of dams, pans and mudflats and is solitary in southern Africa

 

List of Stamps showing Spotted Redshank

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Belgium 2939 2328 1988 10f
Guernsey 0172 0168 1978 13p