BLACK-CHEEKED LOVEBIRD

(Agapornis nigrigenis)

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Roberts VI / VII 369 / 139
Clements 2000 74.1710
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
68-101

 

A small bird (13 to 14 cm), found at the Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe and Zambia. It is a locally common resident which is trapped for the cage-bird trade. It is very gregarious and inhabits lowland river valleys. It lives off seeds, grain, flowers, buds and fruit.

 

List of Stamps showing Black-cheeked Lovebird

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Laos 1554 1567 1997 500k
Malawi 1018 me 2003 K50
Zambia 0264  0183 1977 10n
Zambia 0755  0657 1996 K300
Zambia 0756 0658 1996 K500
Zambia 0758m  Bl 20 1996 K500
Zambia 0758m  Bl 20 1996 K300
Zambia 0904 2003 K1000 on K500
Zambia 0906 2003 K1000 on K500