BROAD-TAILED WARBLER

Also known as Fan-tailed Grassbird (c)

(Schoenicola brevirostris or Schoenicola platyura (brevirostris) (H))

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Roberts VI / VII 642 / 639
Clements 2000 140.2540
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
136-72

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A smallish bird (15-16 cm), distributed from South Africa to Ethiopia. It is confined to the moister eastern parts of the region. It is a locally sparse resident, with some altitudinal migration, inhabiting vleis. It eats insects.

 

List of Stamps showing Broad-tailed Warbler

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