BLACK-BACKED PUFFBACK

Previously known as Puffback

(Dryoscopus cubla)

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Roberts VI / VII 740 / 543
Clements 2000 177.0040
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 122-14
A medium bird (17-18 cm), found from South Africa to east Africa. It is a fairly common resident of the eastern and northern parts of southern Africa. It inhabits woodland and riverine forest and is usually in pairs. It eats insects.

List of Stamps showing Black-backed Puffback

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Sierra Leone 1914A 1992 Le 5000
Sierra Leone 1914E 2002 Le 5000
Sierra Leone 1914B 2006 Le 5000