SHELLEY'S SUNBIRD

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

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Roberts VI / VII 781 / 831
Clements 2000 166.0710
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 152-80
 A smallish to medium bird (12 to 13 cm), found along the Zambezi in southern Africa to Tanzania. It inhabits woodland and is usually solitary or in pairs. It feeds off nectar, insects and spiders.

List of Stamps showing Shelley's Sunbird

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Zambia 0263 0182 1977 9n