AFRICAN BARRED OWLET

Also known as Barred Owl

(Glaucidium capense)

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Roberts VI / VII 399 / 170
Clements 2000 78.1470
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 73-117

 

A small bird (20 to 21 cm), found in Africa from Zululand and Zimbabwe to Zaire and Kenya. It is a fairly common resident found in the northern parts of the area. It inhabits riverine forest and coastal bush. It is partly diurnal and eats arthropods and small birds

 

List of Stamps showing African Barred Owlet

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Namibia 0792   1998 $1.50
Rwanda 0960 1023 1980 10f
South Africa 1624   2007 Int Let
Zimbabwe 0710 0360 1987 12c