GREY WAGTAIL

(Motacilla cinerea)

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Roberts VI / VII 715 / 911
Clements 2000 124.0110
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
118-4

 

A medium bird (about 18 cm), which breeds in North Africa and southern Europe. It migrates to Africa, and is a very rare vagrant to Zimbabwe and Natal. It inhabits wooded rocky streams and is usually solitary. It eats insects.

 

List of Stamps showing Grey Wagtail

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Burundi 0550 0635 1970 4f
Burundi 0574 0692 1970 20f
China (Taiwan) 1992 1997 1991 $5
East Germany 1574 1840 1973 40p
Hungary 2798 2862 1973 5Ft
Isle of Man     2005 31p
Kampuchea 0513 0555 1984 2r
Kuwait 0607 0604 1973 30f
Laos 0543 0545 1982 4k
Switzerland J 335 1569 195 80c+40c