RUPPELL'S PARROT

(Poicephalus rueppellii)

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Roberts VI / VII 365 / 363
Clements 2000 74.1780
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 68-91
 
A smallish parrot (22 to 23 cm), found in Namibia and Angola. In Namibia it is a locally common resident found in the central northern areas. It inhabits dry woodland in pairs or small groups (up to 20 birds). It lives off seeds, berries and acacia buds and pods.

List of Stamps showing Ruppell's Parrot

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Central African Republic     2000 440f
Maldives 2775   1997 Rf 7
South West Africa 0263  0395 1974 15c
Namibia 0896   2001 Standard
Namibia 0896ms   2001 Standard
Namibia 1193   2012 30c