AFRICAN WOOD OWL

Also known as Wood Owl

(Strix woodfordii or Ciccaba woodfordii)

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Roberts VI / VII 394 / 168
Clements 2000 78.1080
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
73-89

 

A medium bird ( 30 to 36 cm) found in Africa south of the Sahara. In southern Africa it is a locally fairly common resident, confined to extreme southern, eastern and northern areas. It is usually found in pairs and inhabits coastal and riverine bush. It mainly eats insects.

 

List of Stamps showing African Wood Owl

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Ciskei 0180 0186 1991 50c
Ciskei 0180m Bl 6 1990 50c
Gabon 1131 1128 1992 100f
Ghana 3014   2000 3000c
Liberia   1909 1997 50c
Sierra Leone 0629A 0597 1980 20c
Sierra Leone
(1981 imprint)
0629Ba 0597 I 1981 20c
Sierra Leone
(1982 imprint)
0629B 0597 II 1982 20c
Sierra Leone
(1983 imprint)
0767   1983 20c
Zimbabwe 0850 0500 1993 25c