AFRICAN GREEN PIGEON

(Treron calva)

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Roberts VI / VII 361 / 193
Clements 2000 72.1760
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 65-198
 
A medium to large pigeon (28 to 30 cm), found in Africa south of the Sahara. In southern Africa it is a common resident found in the north and eastern areas. It inhabits woodland, especially riverine fig forests, and is found in small groups. It lives off fruit (mainly figs).

List of Stamps showing African Green Pigeon

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Botswana 1048   2005 P4.70
Central African Republic     2000 200f
Ciskei 0018 0018 1981 30c
Malawi 0485  0241 1975 K4
South Africa 1229   2000 R10
South Africa 1292   2001 R10
Swaziland 0237 0235 1976 2c