WHITE-THROATED ROBIN-CHAT

Previously White-throated Robin

(Cossypha humeralis)

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Roberts VI / VII 602 / 768
Clements 2000 142.1530
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
130-57

 

 
A small bird ( 16 to 18 cm), endemic to South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Mocambique. It is a locally common bird, inhabiting thorn thickets and riverine bush. It is usually solitary and eats insects and other vertibrates.

 

List of Stamps showing White-throated Robin-Chat

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SG

Michel

Year

Value

         
This is a different bird to the White-throated Robin (CBOS 180-46? should be 130-46) (Irania gutturalis) , found in Iraq, Iran and wintering in east Africa,