WOODLAND KINGFISHER

(Halcyon senegalensis)

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Roberts VI / VII 433 / 94
Clements 2000 89.0400
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 84-50
 
A medium bird (22 to 24 cm), found in Africa south of the Sahara. It is a common breeding migrant in southern Africa, found north eastern and northern parts. It is a solitary or in pairs and inhabits woodland and denser savanna. It eats insects, lizards and snakes.

List of Stamps showing Woodland Kingfisher

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Benin 0864 0291 1982 20f
Botswana 0863 0640 1997 P1
Botswana 1068   2007 P4.10
Burkina Faso 1075 1306 1993 600 f
Gabon 0434 0450 1971 50f
Gambia 1028 1027 1990 D1.25
Gambia 1028 (sheet) 1027 1990 D1.25
Mozambique 1152 1089 1987 4m
Namibia 0815   1998 60c
Namibia     2014 Zone B
Niger 0293 0194 1968 10f
Niger 0373 0274 1971 10f
Rwanda 0240 0250 1967 40c
Sierra Leone 3081   1999 Le600
South Africa 1226   2000 R3
South Africa 1289   2001 R3
Uganda 1452 1471 1995 200s