WHITE-WINGED TERN

(Chlidonias leucopterus)

Also known as White-winged Black Tern

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Roberts VI / VII 339 / 340
Clements 2000 68.0350
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 61-50

 

A smallish bird (23 cm), which breeds in east and south east Europe and Asia, migrating south to Africa, southern Asia and Australasia. It is a common migrant found throughout southern Africa. It feeds off insects, larvae, small fish and crustaceans

 

List of Stamps showing White-winged Tern

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Albania 1588 1621 1973 15q
Belarus 0203 0185 1996 400r
Korea (South) 2038b 1862 1993 210w
Korea (South) 2038c   1993 260w
Hungary 3343 3454 1980 2Ft
Latvia 0425 0405 1995 24s
Liberia     2001 $25
Malawi 0882 0587 1992 75t