HORUS SWIFT

(Apus  horus)

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Roberts VI / VII 416 / 152
Clements 2000 84.0960
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
79-81

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A medium bird (14 to 17 cm), distributed from South Africa to Ethiopia to Sudan. It is a locally common intra Africa breeding migrant found in the eastern half of the region. It inhabits vertical sandbanks along rivers, is gregarious and feeds off aerial arthropods

 

List of Stamps showing Horus Swift

 Country

SG

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Year

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No stamps issued