MOUNTAIN PIPIT

(Anthus hoeschi)

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Roberts VI / VII 901 / 921
Clements 2000 124.0250
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
118.0230

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

A medium bird (18-19 cm), breeding above 2000 m in the Cape and Lesotho and migrating to Angola. It is rare to abundant, previously considered a race of Richard's Pipit (R716). It inhabits short montane grassland, and has habits similar to Richard's Pipit.

 

List of Stamps showing Mountain Pipit

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

No stamps issued