SPECKLED PIGEON

Also known as Rock Pigeon 

(Columba guinea)

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Roberts VI / VII 349 / 350
Clements 2000 72.0040
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 65-4
A medium bird (about 33 cm), found in Africa south of the Sahara. In southern Africa it is a common to abundant resident found throughout except for the dry Kalahari. It inhabits mountains, cliffs and gorges and feeds off seeds, fallen grain and green shoots.

List of Stamps showing Speckled Pigeon

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

French Territories of the Issas and the Afars 0655 0129 1975 500f
Kenya 0597  0579 1993 8s
Lesotho 0438  0331x 1981 2s
Lesotho 0438a 1981 2s
Lesotho 0501 0331y 1982 2s
Lesotho 0501 (0438) 0331y 1982 2s
Lesotho 0717 0599 1986 15s on 2s
Lesotho 0717a 1986 15s on 2s
Lesotho 0717b 1986 15s on 2s
Lesotho 0717c 1986 15s on 2s
Uganda 9904 2088 1999 500s