COMMON REDSTART

Previously European Redstart

(Phoenicurus phoenicurus)

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Roberts VI / VII 916 / 780
Clements 2000 142.1930
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 130-96
 

 

A very rare vagrant

 

 

 

A smallish bird (13-14 cm), breeding in the Palaearctic and migrating to Africa north of the equator. It is a very rare vagrant, (one record in Klerksdorp), and inhabits wooded areas.

List of Stamps showing Common Redstart

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Alderney 0236   2004 32p
Alderney 0241ms   2004 32p
Burundi 0548 0633 1970 4f
Burundi 0572 0690 1970 20f
Cambodia 1627 1687 1997 2000r
Czechoslavakia 1446 1495 1964 30h
Finland 1323 1213 1993 20p
Georgia 0160 0164 1996 15k
Jersey 1405   2008 78p
Jersey 1406m   2008 78p
Jersey 1407m   2008 78p
Jordan 1554 1397 1988 30f
Jordan 1558m Bl58 1988 30f
Kuwait 0594 0591 1973 15f
Mongolia 2352 2393 1992 6t
Poland 1702 1723 1966 2z50
Rumania 3372 2503 1966 20b
Slovakia 0325m   1999 16k
Switzerland J233 0960 1971 10c+10c
Turkey 3585   2004 1 500 000l