STRIPED KINGFISHER

(Halcyon chelicuti)

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Roberts VI / VII 437 / 97
Clements 2000 89.0440
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 84-54
A smallish bird (17 to 19 cm), found in Africa south of the Sahara. In southern Africa it is a common resident found in the northern and eastern areas. It is solitary or in pairs and inhabits woodland and savanna. It eats insects and lizards.

List of Stamps showing Striped Kingfisher

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Burkina Faso 1076 1307 1993 1200 f
Ghana 1394  1322 1989 c150
Liberia   1796 1996 75c