MOUNTAIN WHEATEAR

Previously Mountain Chat

(Oenanthe monticola)

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Roberts VI / VII 586 / 784
Clements 2000 142.2360
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 130-154 (CBOS 130-159)
A smallish bird (17 - 20 cm), found in the dry western and higher parts of southern Africa and Angola. It is a locally common resident found on rocky outcrops and hills. It is usually solitary, and eats insects and spiders.

List of Stamps showing Mountain Wheatear

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Lesotho 0798 0685A 1988 30s
Lesotho 0948e 0874 1990 16s/30s