MOUSTACHED GRASS-WARBLER

Previously known as Moustached Warbler (6)

(Melocichla mentalis)

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Roberts VI / VII 663 / 630
Clements 2000 140.0550
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
136-51

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A medium bird (18 to 20 cm), distributed from the eastern Highlands of Zimbabwe to Ethiopia and Guinea Bissau. It is a rare localised resident in Zimbabwe, inhabiting marshy ground along streams. It is usually solitary, and eats mantids, grasshoppers and beetles.

 

List of Stamps showing Moustached Grass-Warbler

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