WHITE-BROWED COUCAL

(Centropus superciliosus)

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Roberts VI / VII ( ) / 130
Clements 2000 76.1050
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
71-136

 

A medium bird (38-44 cm), previously considered a race of Burchell's Coucal (R391). It is found in Africa south of the Sahara, and is a common resident in the extreme northern parts of the region. It in normally solitary and inhabits riverine and coastal bush. It eats insects and small frogs.
The distribution map is for Burchell's Coucal and the White-browed Coucal.  The extreme northern parts of Zimbabwe are home to the White-browed Coucal

 

List of Stamps showing White-browed Coucal

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Ghana 2542   1997 c 800
Madagascar     1999 12500f