CAPE GRASSBIRD

Previously known as Grassbird (6)

(Sphenoeacus afer)

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Roberts VI / VII 661 / 629
Clements 2000 140.0570
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
136-53

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A medium bird (19 to 23 cm), endemic to southern Africa. It is a locally common resident from the south western Cape, through the eastern Cape to the highveld and Zimbabwe. It inhabits rank vegetation along streams, is usually solitary and eats insects.

 

List of Stamps showing Cape Grassbird

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

No stamps issued