BOKMAKIERIE

Also known as Bokmakierie Shrike (H)

(Telophorus zeylonus)

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Roberts VI / VII 746 / 552
Clements 2000 177.0290
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 122-44
 
A largish bird (22 to 24 cm), endemic to southern Africa and confined to the south , east, Karoo and drier west. It is common and inhabits a very variable habitat including bushy hillsides . It is a solitary bird which eats insects, small lizards and snakes.

List of Stamps showing Bokmakierie

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Lesotho 0440 0333x 1981 5s
Lesotho 0440a 1981 5s
Lesotho 0503 0333y 1982 5s
Lesotho 0503 (0440) 0333y 1982 5s
Lesotho 0718 0646 1987 15s/5s
Lesotho 0718a 1987 15s/5s
Lesotho 0729 0645 1987 9s/5s
Lesotho 0729a 1987 9s/5s
Namibia 1123b   2009 PC
South Africa 0361 0460 1974 30c
South Africa 0713 0803 1990 50c
South Africa 0713m Bl25 1990 50c