AFRICAN PYGMY KINGFISHER

Also known as Pygmy-Kingfisher (6)

(Ispidina picta) or (Ceyx picta- incorrectly)

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Roberts VI / VII 432 / 92
Clements 2000 89.0220
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 84-23
 
A small bird (12 to 13 cm), found in Africa south of the Sahara. In southern Africa it is a locally common breeding migrant, confined to the extreme east and northeast. It is usually solitary and inhabits edges and clearings in woodland forest. It eats insects, frogs and lizards.

List of Stamps showing African Pygmy Kingfisher

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Burkina Faso 1077m   1994 2000f
Chad 0165 0164 1966 200f
Chad 0306 0303 1970 100/200
Gambia 0241 0218 1966 1s6d
Gambia     2001 D7
Ghana 1392  1320 1989 c60
Ghana 1392a  - 1990 c60
Ghana 3663 m  - 2007 c 7500
Sierra Leone 3130mc   1999 Le4000
South Africa 0198 0287 1961 c
South Africa 0198b   1961 c
South Africa 0238 0327 1964 c
South Africa 0276 0378 1969 c
South Africa 0276a   1973 c
South Africa     2015 Standard Postage
Togo     2000 290f
Uganda 0560 0516 1987 5s
Zaire 1134 1793 1982 50k
Zaire 1290 0968 1990 40z/50k
Zaire 1303 0980 1990 80z/50k