RED-CAPPED ROBIN CHAT

(what a mouthful for a characterful bird) Previously Natal Robin

(Cossypha natalensis)

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Roberts VI / VII 600 / 770
Clements 2000 142.1580
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 130-61
A small bird (17 to 20 cm), found in Africa from South Africa to Kenya and the Sudan. It is a locally common bird inhabiting evergreen forests and gardens in the eastern parts of the region. It is usually solitary and eats insects, spiders and fruit.

List of Stamps showing Red-capped Robin-Chat

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Mozambique 1331 1268 1992 300m
South Africa 0711 0801 1990 35c
Venda 0216 0218 1991 35c