BLACK-COLLARED BARBET

(Lybius torquatus)

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Roberts VI / VII 464 / 68
Clements 2000 101.0580
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 96-66
A medium bird (19 to 20 cm), found in Africa south of the equator. If southern Africa it is a common resident found in the east and north east. It is found in pairs and inhabits coastal bush, woodland and gardens. It is highly vocal and duets its song. It eats figs and insects

List of Stamps showing Black-collared Barbet

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Ciskei 0014 0014 1981 10c
Congo (DRC) 1613   2000 4f 50
Lesotho 1075 0956 1992 30s
Liberia     2001 $25
Swaziland 0244 0242 1976 15c
Tanzania 0622 0524 1989 20s
Venda 0104 0104 1985 25c
Zimbabwe 1146   2005 Z$500