RED-EYED DOVE

(Streptopelia semitorquata)

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Roberts VI / VII 352 / 188
Clements 2000 72.0620
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
65-61

 

A medium to large bird (33 to 36 cm), found in Africa south of the Sahara. In southern Africa it is a common resident whose range is spreading, found in the south, east and north-east. It lives in woodlands, plantations and suburban gardens with large trees. It feeds off seeds, bread and termite alates.

 

List of Stamps showing Red-eyed Dove

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Botswana 1046   2005 P2.10
Cameroun 0942 0986 1982 15f
Gambia 0201 0178 1963 1s3d
Gambia 0209 0186 1963 1s3d
Gambia 0223 0196 1965 1s3d