AFRICAN GOLDEN ORIOLE

(Oriolus auratus)

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Roberts VI / VII 544 / 535
Clements 2000 174.0130
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 165-12
A medium bird (about 24 cm) found in Africa south of the Sahara. It is an uncommon breeding migrant to the northern parts of southern Africa, and inhabits woodland and dense bush. It is usually solitary and eats insects and fruit.

List of Stamps showing African Golden Oriole

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Angola 0469 0350 1951 4A
Bechuanaland 0168 0155 1961 1c
Botswana 0206 0005 1966 1c
Congo (Democratic Republic) 1617 ma 2000 9f
Mozambique 1334 1271 1992 800m
Russia 6804 1999 5r
Rwanda 0478 0509 1972 100f
Sierra Leone 1144 1099 1988 Le8
Sierra Leone 1896A 1901 1992 Le10
Sierra Leone 3117 1999 Le600
Sierra Leone 3134 1999 Le900