WIRE-TAILED SWALLOW

(Hirundo smithii)

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Roberts VI / VII 522 / 601
Clements 2000 123.0550
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 117-46
A smallish bird ( about 17 cm), found in Africa south of the Sahara, central and southern Asia. It is a common resident confined to the northern, north eastern and eastern parts of southern Africa. It is found near rivers and streams and eats small aerial arthropods

List of Stamps showing Wire-tailed Swallow

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Gambia     2009 D25