GREATER STRIPED SWALLOW

(Hirundo cucullata)

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Roberts VI / VII 526 / 604
Clements 2000 123.0620
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
117-53
(CBOS 117-51)

 

A medium bird ( 18 to 20 cm), breeding in southern Africa, and migrating north as far as Tanzania. It is a common migrant, and inhabits open country and grasslands. It is solitary, flocking towards the end of the season. It feeds off aerial arthropods

 

List of Stamps showing Greater Striped Swallow

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Ciskei 0062 0063 1984 30c