IRANIA

Also known as White-throated Robin (C) (H)

(Irania Gutteralis)

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Roberts VI / VII ( ) / ( )
Clements 2000 142.1470
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 130-46
 

 

No distribution
(rare vagrant)

 

 

A smallish bird (16 cm), breeding in South Western Asia and wintering in north eastern Africa.  A rare vagrant to Southern Africa, identified once in the Karoo in July 2006.  It frequents scrub and thickets in semi-arid areas and is generally solitary.  Its main food is insects.

List of Stamps showing Irania

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Isle of Man 583   1994 20p
United Arab Emirates 528   1996 3d