MARICO SUNBIRD

Also spelt as Mariqua Sunbird (C) (H)

(Cinnyris mariquensis (C) (7) or Nectarinia mariquensis (6) (H))

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Roberts VI / VII 779 / 832
Clements 2000 166.0700
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 152-81
 A small to medium sunbird (13 to 14 cm), found from South Africa to Ethiopia. It is a common resident in southern Africa, found from Zululand and Swaziland across to northern Namibia. It is usually solitary, inhabiting savanna and riverine forest. It lives off nectar, insects and spiders

List of Stamps showing Marico Sunbird

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Bophuthatswana 0166 0146 1985 30c
Botswana 0856 0633 1997 25t
Namibia 987   2005 $2.90
Venda 0039 0039 1981 15c
Zambia 0737 0627 1994 O