SPOTTED EAGLE OWL

(Bubo africanus)

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Roberts VI / VII 401 / 165
Clements 2000 78.0750
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 73-66

 

A large bird (43 to 47 cm), found in Africa south of the Sahara, and southern Arabia. It is a common resident found throughout southern Africa. It has a wide range of habitats including rocky areas, woodlands and forest edges. It is nocturnal and is solitary or in pairs. It feeds off arthropods and birds.

 

List of Stamps showing Spotted Eagle Owl

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Botswana 0424 0211 1978 50t
Guinea-Bissau 0555 0472  1978 5p
Mali     1999 460f
Namibia 0793   1998 $1.90
Sierra Leone 1893 A 1898 1992 Le1
South Africa 1072 1147 1998 Std
Zambia 0772 0732 1997 K900
Zambia 0773 m 0732 1997 K900
Zimbabwe 0852 0502 1993 90c