YELLOW WAGTAIL

(Motacilla flava)

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Roberts VI / VII 714 / 909
Clements 2000 124.0100
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 118-2

 

A medium bird (16 to 18 cm), breeding in the northern Africa and Europe. It is a non breeding migrant in Africa and is widespread in southern Africa. It is usually found in small groups at moist vleis and lives off insects.

 

List of Stamps showing Yellow Wagtail

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Alderney 0237   2004 36p
Alderney 0241ms   2004 36p
Belgium 3313 2777 1997 7f
Benin 1658m   1997 100f
Benin     2000 150f
Benin     2003 200f
Burundi 0538 0623 1970 2f
Burundi 0562 0647 1970 8f
Central African Republic     1999 490f
Gambia 3761   2000 D7
Great Britain 1112 0820 1980 15p
Grenada 2541 2586 1993 45c
Jersey 1403   2008 52p
Jersey 1406m   2008 52p
Jersey 1407m   2008 52p
Luxembourg 1385 1355 1994 18f+3f
Maldive Islands 1852 1941 1993 Rf3.50
Maldive Islands 4088   2007 Rf10
Monaco 0730 0700 1962 5c
Rumania 3375 2506 1966 1le55
Singapore 1697   2007 45c