LESSER YELLOWLEGS

(Tringa flavipes)

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Roberts VI / VII 902 / 243
Clements 2000 62.0480
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
57-20

 

Rare Vagrant
A medium to large bird (24-28 cm), breeding in Canada and Alaska and migrating to southern and central America. A rare vagrant to southern Africa, it inhabits mudflats and marshlands. It eats insects and crustaceans.

 

List of Stamps showing Lesser Yellowlegs

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

St Lucia 0822 0773 1985 65c
Uganda 0496  0451 1985 175s
Uganda 0496 (sheet) 0451 1985 175s