GREATER HONEYGUIDE

(Indicator indicator)

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Roberts VI / VII 474 / 45
Clements 2000 103.0030
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
97-8

 

A medium to small bird ( 19 to 20 cm) found in Africa south of the Sahara. It is a widespread but sparse resident in southern Africa, although absent from the drier west. It is usually solitary, inhabiting woodland and savanna. It eats insects (bees) and beeswax.

 

List of Stamps showing Greater Honeyguide

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Botswana 0862 0639 1997 80t
Gambia 3745   2000 D7
Kenya 0595 0576 1993 3s
Lesotho 0825   1988 40s
Liberia     2001 $25
Sierra Leone 1482 1462 1990 Le200
Tanzania 1359 1321 1992 150s