GREY GO-AWAY BIRD

Also known as Grey Lourie 
 or Go-away Bird

(Corythaixoides concolor)

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Roberts VI / VII 373 / 159
Clements 2000 75.0200
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
69-4

 

A large bird (47 to 50 cm), found in Africa from Zululand and Angola through to Tanzania. In southern Africa it is a common resident found in the northern parts. It inhabits bushveld and savanna and is found in pairs or small groups. It eats fruit, flowers, buds and leaves.

 

List of Stamps showing Grey Go-away Bird

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Botswana 0229 0028 1967 25c
Gambia 1513 1569 1993 D2
Swaziland 0657  0655 1995 E2