LEMON DOVE

Also known as  Cinnamon Dove

(Columba larvata or Aplopelia larvata)

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Roberts VI / VII 360 / 183
Clements 2000 72.0500
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
65-68

 

A medium sized dove (25 to 30 cm), found in southern and eastern Africa. In southern Africa it is a common resident confined to the south and eastern areas. It inhabits the understory of evergreen forests and exotic plantations. It is solitary or found in pairs, and lives off seeds, berries and insects.

 

List of Stamps showing  Lemon Dove

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Ciskei 0016a 0174 1990 21c
Malawi 0801 0513 1988 K1