DUSKY SUNBIRD

(Cinnyris fuscus (C) (7) or Nectarinia fusca (6) (H))

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Roberts VI / VII 788 / 830
Clements 2000 166.0890
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 152-58
 
 A small bird (11 cm), found in the western parts of southern Africa and Angola. It is a common resident of the arid areas and prefers desert and semi desert. It is usually in pairs and lives off nectar and insects.

List of Stamps showing Dusky Sunbird

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Namibia 986   2005 $3.40
South Africa 1976   2012 Int Air Sm Let