TAMBOURINE DOVE

(Turtur tympanistria)

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Roberts VI / VII 359 / 191
Clements 2000 72.0870
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
65-87

 

A small dove (21 to 23 cm), found in Africa south of the Sahara. In southern Africa it is a common resident found in the south and east. It inhabits lowland evergreen forests and is usually solitary or in pairs. It lives off seeds, berries, mollusks and insects.

 

List of Stamps showing Tambourine Dove

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Transkei 0310  0312 1993 65c
Transkei ms Bl 11 1993 65c