NAMAQUA SANDGROUSE

(Pterocles namaqua)

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Roberts VI / VII 344 / 227
Clements 2000 71.0040
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 64-4
A small bird (24 to 28 cm), found in the drier west parts of southern Africa and south western Angola. It is a common resident and inhabits the open desert and semi desert. It is gregarious and is also found in large flocks when drinking. It lives off small hard seeds.

List of Stamps showing Namaqua Sandgrouse

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Bophuthatswana 0241 0241 1990 40c
Namibia 0926   2002 $3.50
South Africa 1813   2010 R 2.40