GOLDEN PIPIT

(Tmetothylacus tenellus)

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Roberts VI / VII 726 / 913
Clements 2000 124.0130
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 118-12
Rare vagrant

A smallish bird (14-16 cm), resident in north east Africa. It is a very rare vagrant to southern Africa (two records). It inhabits arid thorn bush and eats insects.

List of Stamps showing Golden Pipit

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Ghana 2544   1997 C800
Zambia Not listed   2000 K800