BENNETT'S WOODPECKER

(Campethera bennettii)

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Roberts VI / VII 481 / 52
Clements 2000 104.0620
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
99-58

 

A medium bird (22 to 24 cm), distributed from Zululand to Zaire and Tanzania. It is an uncommon resident found in Zululand, Transvaal, Botswana and Namibia. It inhabits well developed woodland and is either solitary or in pairs. It eats insects.

 

List of Stamps showing Bennett's Woodpecker

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Botswana 0417 0204 1978 10t
Botswana 0498 0282 1981 30t/10t
Zaire 1138 0797 1982 2z