RED-BACKED SHRIKE

(Lanius collurio)

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Roberts VI / VII 733 / 573
Clements 2000 176.0030
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 122-63
A medium bird (17-18 cm), breeding in Europe and Asia, and migrating to Africa. It is an uncommon migrant found throughout southern Africa except for Lesotho and the southern parts. It inhabits savanna, is usually solitary and eats insects, small reptiles and chicks.

List of Stamps showing Red-backed Shrike

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Bahrain 0433 0459 1992 150f
Belgium 3546 2000 16f
Belgium 3598 2000 16f
Congo (Democratic Republic) 1569 2000 1f 50
Iran   2000 300r
Kuwait 0586 0583 1973 8f
Liberia   2000 $20
Slovakia 0325m 1999 15k
Zambia   2000 K700