PENNANT-WINGED NIGHTJAR

(Macrodipteryx vexillarius (a) or Semeiophorus vexillarius)

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Roberts VI / VII 410 / 178
Clements 2000 83.0820
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 78-77
A medium bird (25 to 28 cm), breeding in Africa south of the equator, migrating north of the equator. In southern Africa it is a rare breeding migrant, found in the north and east. It is usually solitary and inhabits stony hillsides. It lives off flying insects (termites).

List of Stamps showing Pennant-winged Nightjar

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Ghana 0226 0061 1959 1s3d
Ghana 0392 0236 1965 15p on 1s3d
Ghana 0453 0295 1967 12 np on 1s3d