CARDINAL WOODPECKER

(Dendropicos fuscescens)

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Roberts VI / VII 486 / 57
Clements 2000 104.0760
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
99-71

 

A small bird (14 to 16 cm), which is found in Africa south of the Sahara, and throughout southern Africa. It is the commonest woodpecker in South Africa and inhabits any woodland or forests. It is usually in pairs and lives off insects.

 

List of Stamps showing Cardinal Woodpecker

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Gambia 0243 0220 1966 5s
Uganda 2100   1999 600s
Zimbabwe 0835 0485 1992 90c