ROSS'S TURACO

Also known as Ross's Lourie (6)
 or Lady Ross's Turaco

(Musophaga rossae)

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Roberts VI / VII 372 / 157
Clements 2000 75.0180
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
69-10

 

A large bird ( about 51 cm), found in Africa south of the Sahara. In southern Africa it is rare and has only been found in northern Botswana. It inhabits edges of large riverine and evergreen forests and is usually found in small groups. It lives off fruit.

 

List of Stamps showing Ross's Turaco

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Kenya 0594a  0575 1993 1s50
Zambia 0238  0153 1975 K1