MOSQUE SWALLOW

(Hirundo senegalensis)

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Roberts VI / VII 525 / 607
Clements 2000 123.0650
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
117-56
(CBOS 117-54)

 

A large swallow ( 24 to 25 cm), found in Africa south of the Sahara. It is an uncommon resident in the extreme east and northern parts of the region. It inhabits dense woodland and is usually solitary. It eats aerial arthropods.

 

List of Stamps showing Mosque Swallow

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Gambia 1019 1018 1990 D1.25
Gambia 1019 (sheet) 1018 1990 D1.25
Mozambique 1330 1267 1992 200m