GREY-BACKED CISTICOLA

Also known as Red-headed Cisticola (C) (H)

(Cisticola subruficapillus or subruficapilla)

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Roberts VI / VII 669 / 678
Clements 2000 139.0170
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
136-137

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A small bird (11 to 13 cm) found in the dry west of southern Africa from the eastern Karoo to Angola. It is a common resident (near endemic) and inhabits semi-arid shrubby plains and slopes. It is usually found in pairs and lives off small insects.

 

List of Stamps showing Grey-backed Cisticola

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

No stamps issued