THRUSH NIGHTINGALE

(Luscinia luscinia)

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Roberts VI / VII 609 / 766
Clements 2000 142.1320
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 130-35
A smallish bird (16 to 18 cm), breeding in the northern Palaearctic regions and migrating to Africa and south Arabia. It is locally common in scattered localities in Botswana, Zimbabwe and northern Transvaal. It inhabits thickets of bushy plants and eats insects.

List of Stamps showing Thrush Nightingale

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Bahrain 0438 0464 1992 150f
Finland 1556m 1481 1999 3.00
Russia 6538 0444 1995 750r
Turkmen     1998 2500m