EASTERN BRONZE-NAPED PIGEON

Also known as Delegorgue's Pigeon

(Columba delegorguei)

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Roberts VI / VII 351 / 182
Clements 2000 72.0470
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
65-48

 

 
A medium sized bird (28 to 30 cm), found in eastern and south eastern Africa. In southern Africa it is found in discrete forest patches in the Transkei, Kwa Zulu Natal, Gauteng, Zimbabwe and Mozambique. It is a rare resident, common in the Ngoye and Dlinza forests. It eats fruit and larvae of cicadas.

 

List of Stamps showing Eastern Bronze-naped Pigeon

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No stamps issued