DRAKENSBERG PRINIA

Previously known as Karoo Prinia (H)

(Prinia hypoxantha or Prinia [maculosa] hypoxantha (7) (H))

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Roberts VI / VII ( ) / 695
Clements 2000 139.0690
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
136-184(3)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A small bird (12-14 cm), an endemic found in the eastern Cape, through KwaZulu Natal to the northern Transvaal at the higher altitudes. Previously considered a sub-species of the Spotted (Karoo) Prinia R686), it is a common bird inhabiting forest edges and wooded gullies. It is usually in pairs and eats small insects.

 

List of Stamps showing Drakensberg Prinia

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Michel

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No stamps issued