COLLARED SUNBIRD

(Hedydipna collaris (C) (7) or Anthreptes collaris (6) (H))

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Roberts VI / VII 793  / 822
Clements 2000 166.0170
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 152-16
 A small sunbird ( 10 to 11 cm), distributed from South Africa to Kenya and Senegal. It is a locally common resident in the eastern parts and along the Limpopo. It is almost always in pairs and inhabits riverine and evergreen forest. It lives off nectar, insects and spiders

List of Stamps showing Collared Sunbird

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Rwanda 0470 0501 1972 30c
Rwanda 1145 1218 1983 5f
South Africa 1979   2012 Int Air Sm Let
Venda 0038 0038 1981 5c
Venda 0217 0219 1991 40c