RED-NECKED PHALAROPE

(Phalaropus lobatus)

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Roberts VI / VII 292 / 265
Clements 2000 62.0860
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
57-34

 

A small bird (16-19 cm) which breeds in the high latitudes of the Holarctic and migrates to the tropical oceans and shores. In southern Africa it is a rare migrant found along the west coast, living in coastal and inland pans. It lives off plankton, insects and crustaceans.

 

List of Stamps showing Red-necked Phalarope

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Grenada 3594   1998 $1
Iceland 0726  0697 1989 19k
Maldives 1087m  Bl 105 1985 Rf 15