BLACK-HEADED ORIOLE

Also known as African Black-headed Oriole (C) (H)

(Oriolus larvatus)

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Roberts VI / VII 545 / 537
Clements 2000 174.0200
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 165-14
A medium sized bird ( 24 to 25 cm), found from South Africa to East Africa. It is a common resident in the eastern third of southern Africa, and inhabits woodland. forest edge and gardens. It is usually solitary and eats insects, fruit and nectar.

List of Stamps showing Black-headed Oriole

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Ciskei 0014a 0056 1984 11c
Liberia     2001 $25
Swaziland 0236 0234 1976 1c
Venda 0105 0105 1985 30c