GREEN SANDPIPER

(Tringa ochropus)

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Roberts VI / VII 265 / 243
Clements 2000 62.0490
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
57-21

 

A smallish bird (23-24 cm), which breeds in Asia and Europe and migrates to South Asia and Africa. In southern Africa it is a rare non breeding migrant found in isolated areas in the north eastern parts. It inhabits swampy vegetation and lives on insects, crustaceans and mollusks

 

List of Stamps showing Green Sandpiper

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Alderney 0263   2005 45p
Alderney 0265 ms   2005 45p