COMMON WHITETHROAT

Also known as Greater Whitethroat (c) or Whitethroat (6) (H)

(Sylvia communis)

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Roberts VI / VII 620 / 69
Clements 2000 140.2590
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 136-344 (CBOS 136-334)
A small bird (15 cm) breeding in north Africa and Europe and migrating to Africa and southern Asia. It is generally a sparse migrant in the central and northern parts of the region, inhabiting savanna woodland. It eats insects and fruit

List of Stamps showing Common Whitethroat

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Central African Republic     2000 485f
Libya 1194 1007 1982 25dh
Turkmenistan     1998 1500m