AFRICAN HOOPOE

Also known as Hoopoe

(Upupa africana or Upupa epops)

Roberts VII has classified the African Hoopoe as a separate species (following Monroe & Sibley),
(It is considered a sub-species of the Hoopoe or Upupa epops africana by other authorities)

 All stamps showing the Hoopoe are reflected below. The African (sub) species is found in Southern to Central Africa,
while the Eurasian Hoopoe is found in the Sahel from West Africa across to East Africa.

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Roberts VI / VII 451 / 80
Clements 2000 96.0011
Howard & Moore 2(CBOS 5) 91-1
A medium bird (25 to 27 cm), found throughout southern to central Africa and Madagascar.  In southern Africa it is a common resident found throughout the area. It inhabits savanna and open woodland and lives off insects.

List of Stamps showing African Hoopoe

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Af

Afghanistan 1065 1448 1985 13a  
Albania 0935 0975 1965 30q  
Alderney 0238   2004 40p  
Alderney 0241ms   2004 40p  
Algeria 0725 0708 1977 3d  
Bahrain 0408 0433 1991 150f  
Bechuanaland 0169 0156 1961 2c A
Benin     2000 150f  
Bosnia C188   2006 70 l  
Botswana 0207 0006 1966 2c A
Botswana 0221 0020 1967 2c A
Botswana 0221   1979 45t A
Bulgaria 1141 1117 1959 8s  
Burundi 0552 0637 1970 5f A
Burundi 0576 0694 1970 30f A
China 3202 1823 1982 8f  
Ciskei 0014c 0097 1986 14c A
Congo (Brazzaville) 0619 0629 1978 240f A
Congo (Brazzaville) 0644 0653 1978 100f A
Congo (DRC) 1571   2000 1f 50 A
Cyprus 0338 0326 1969 40m  
Czecheslovakian Republic  0229 0208 1999 4.60k  
Dubai 0314 0331 1968 60d  
Egypt 1844 1210 1992 10p  
French Territories of the Afars and the Issas 0575 0066 1972 49f  
Fujeira 0003 0003 1964 3np  
Fujeira 0012 0012 1964 70np  
Fujeira 0041 0042 1965 35np  
Fujeira 0087 0094 1967 3d/3np  
Fujeira 0096 0103 1967 70d/70n  
Fujeira 0125 0121 1967 35d/35n  
Fujeira O050 D3 1965 50np  
Fujeira O160 D12 1967 50d/50n  
Gambia 2386   1996 D10  
Gambia 3659   2000 D5  
Gambia 3745   2000 D7  
Gambia 4000   2001 D7  
Gambia 4120   2001 D2  
Gambia 4152 ms   2001 D7  
Germany (East 0436 0702 1959 25p  
Germany (West) 1315 0401 1963 10p+5p  
Ghana 1593  1557 1991 c 80  
Ghana  2847   1999 c1000  
Ghana  3008   2000 c1600  
Ghana 3663 m   2007 c7500  
Gibraltar 0389  0363 1977 2  
Gibraltar     2008 E  
Guinea-Bissau 1031  0983 1988 50p  
Guyana 4138   1994 $35  
Guyana 4338   1995 $60  
Hungary 2188  2235 1966 1Ft50  
Hungary 3963  4072 1990 5Ft  
Iran 1657  1504 1971 6r  
Iran     2000 100r  
Iran 3073   2002 500r  
Iraq 0795  0521 1968 10f  
Isle of Man 0588  0575 1994 30p  
Italy 1836 1882 1984 450li  
Ivory Coast     2003 200f  
Jordan 1514 1358 1987 10f  
Jordan 2034ms   2002 200f  
Kampuchea 0824 0868 1987 50c  
Korea (North) 0741 0736 1966 5ch  
Korea (North) 2449 2517 1984 10ch  
Korea (South) 1766 1498 1986 80w  
Kuwait 0582 0579 1973 5f  
Laos 0540 0542 1982 1k  
Lebanon 0869 0896 1965 15p  
Lesotho 0447 0340x 1981 75s A
Lesotho 0510 0340y 1982 75s A
Lesotho 0721 0651 1986 35s/75s A
Lesotho 0721a   1986 35s/75s A
Lesotho 0721b   1986 35s/75s A
Lesotho 0721c   1986 35s/75s A
Lesotho 0721d   1986 35s/75s A
Liberia   1695 1996 25c  
Liberia   1586 1994 $1  
Liberia     2001 $25  
Liberia     2001 $25  
Libya 0694 0524 1976 25dh  
Libya 1205 1017 1982 95dh  
Macao 0595 0525 1984 70a  
Madagascar     1999 1950f A
Malagasy 0694 1133 1988 80f A
Malagasy 0937m Bl 173 1992 1500f A
Malawi 1018 ma   2003 K50 A
Maldives 1618 1679 1992 Rf 8 A
Maldives 2555   1996 Rf 5 A
Maldives 3906   2003 25la A
Malta 0798 0764 1987 13c  
Moldavia 0023 0018 1992 7r50  
Moldavia 0067 0060 1993 15r  
Mongolia 0204 0206 1961 10m  
Mongolia 2396 2451 1993 50t  
Morocco 0788 1176 1990 3d  
Mozambique 1618 ma   2002 17 000 mt A
Namibia 0918   2002 Std A
Netherlands 2367m   2004 39c  
Oman 0268 0238 1982 .25r  
Poland 1701 1722 1966 60g  
Poland 2865 2852 1983 17z  
Qatar 0395 0532 1972 5d  
Rhodesia 0459 0108 1971 2c A
Rumania 5388mf 4683 1991 2Le  
Rumania 5513 4878 1993 20le  
San Marino 0596 0638 1960 4li  
Saudi Arabia 1759 1209 1992 25h  
Saudi Arabia 1768 1218 1992 50h  
Saudi Arabia 1777 1154 1992 75h  
Saudi Arabia 1786 1173 1992 100h  
Saudi Arabia 1795 1138 1992 150h  
Sharjah 0103 0115 1965 75np  
Sharjah 0106 0118 1965 3r  
Sierra Leone 3140   1999 Le900  
Sierra Leone 3120   1999 Le600  
Spain 4231   2007 30c  
Switzerland J230 0937 1970 20c+10c  
Syria 1374 1397 1978 35p  
Tanzania 0630 0532 1989 20s A
Togo 2142 2239 1995 200f A
Togo     2000 290f A
Turkey 3467mb   2001 450000li  
Uganda 0588 0545 1987 10s A
United Arab Emirates 0495 0487 1995 250fil  
United Nations (Vienna) 0109 0110 1991 5s  
Upper Volta 0538 0770 1979 10f A
Vietnam (North) 0457 0460 1966 20x  
Yemen Arab Republic 0323 0408 1965 4b  
The Mutawakelite Kingdom of Yemen 0074 0150 1965 1/2 b  
Yemen People's Democratic Republic 0402 0440 1988 75f  
Yugoslavia 2203 2101 1985 60d  
Zimbabwe 1215   2007 $50 A
Zimbabwe 1225ms   2007 $50 A