PIED WHEATEAR

(Oenanthe pleschanka)

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Roberts VI / VII 907 / 786
Clements 2000 142.2430
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 130-161
 

 

 

 

 

 

A small to medium bird (15-17 cm) which breeds in the Palaearctic, and normally winters in Africa as far south as Tanzania. It is a very rare vagrant to KwaZulu Natal (one record). It inhabits dry stony regions with scattered scrub.

List of Stamps showing Pied Wheatear

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Maldives 3690   2002 Rf 12