CASPIAN TERN

(Hydroprogne caspia (6) or (Sterna caspia (7)

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Roberts VI / VII 322 / 324
Clements 2000 68.0020
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
61-54

 

A large tern, (48 to 56 cm), found in Africa, the Holarctic and Australasia. It is a locally common resident along the coast and on inland waters throughout southern Africa. It inhabits estuaries, marine shores and larger inland dams, and feeds off fish.

 

List of Stamps showing Caspian Tern

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Bahrain 0480 0506 1993 150f
Finland 0502  0398 1951 20m+
Grenadines of Grenada 3873   2007 $2
Maldives 0878  0888 1980 Rf4
Maldives 1858ma Bl 281 1993 Rf25
Maldives 3908 sh   2003 Rf7
Maldive Islands 4091   2007 Rf10
Qatar 0394  0531 1972 4d
Senegal 0658 0659 1978 5f
Senegal 0729 0741 1981 50f
Senegal 0733m Bl 40 1981 125f
Senegal 1259 1287 1994 275f
Senegal 1391 1394 1995 90f
Sierra Leone 3347   2000 Le600
Sierra Leone 3355   2000 Le1000
Sweden (WWF) 1758 1847 1994 5k50