AFRICAN PITTA

Previously known as Angola Pitta

(Pitta angolensis)

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Roberts VI / VII 491 / 532
Clements 2000 118.0230
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
111-20

 

A medium bird (about 20 cm), found in tropical Africa. It is an uncommon intra African breeding migrant, found in Mocambique and Zimbabwe in southern Africa. A solitary bird, it inhabits lowland evergreen forests and feeds off insects and mollusks

 

List of Stamps showing African Pitta

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Cambodia 1419m   1994 1500R
Gabon 0742 0754 1980 80f
Ghana 2000 2019 1994 c200
Liberia   1699 1996 35c
Liberia     2000 $25
Malawi 0892 0597  1992 75t
Mozambique 1615   2002 10 000mt