AFRICAN PALM SWIFT

Also known as Palm Swift (6)

(Cypsiurus parvus)

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Roberts VI / VII 421 / 144
Clements 2000 84.0800
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
79-76

 

A small bird (14 - 17 cm), found in Africa south of the Sahara and Madagascar. It is a locally common resident of the north and east parts of southern Africa. It inhabits Palm trees, is gregarious and eats aerial arthropods.

 

List of Stamps showing  African Palm Swift

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Ghana 1589 1553 1991 c80
Sierra Leone 1483ma Bl 129 1990 Le250
Uganda 9911 2096 1999 600s