CAPE SUGARBIRD

(Promerops cafer)

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Roberts VI / VII 773 / 835
Clements 2000 172.0020
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 154-72
 
A medium bird (37-44 cm including long tail and bill), endemic to southern and south western Cape. It is a common resident of the fynbos and is normally solitary. It eats insects, spiders and nectar.

List of Stamps showing Cape Sugarbird

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Liberia   2000 $20
Mali   2000 370f
South Africa 1493   2004 R4
South Africa 1914mg   2011 B5
South Africa     2013 Standard