GREAT SPOTTED CUCKOO

(Clamator glandarius)

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Roberts VI / VII 380 / 114
Clements 2000 76.0040
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
71-1

 

A large bird ( 37 to 40 cm) found in Africa, southern Europe and the Middle East. In southern Africa it is a locally common non breeding migrant found in the northern and eastern areas. It is found in pairs or small groups and inhabits woodland and savanna. It usually eats caterpillars.

 

List of Stamps showing Great Spotted Cuckoo

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Gambia 3751   2000 D7
Gambia 4121   2001 D3
Lesotho 1932   2004 M6
Lesotho MS 1932   2004 M6
Mozambique 1618 ma   2002 17 000 mt
Portugal 2924   2002 e0.70