RED-WINGED STARLING

Also known as African Red-winged Starling (H)

(Onychognathus morio)

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Roberts VI / VII 769 / 798
Clements 2000 190.0940
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 164-29
A largish bird (27-29 cm), distributed from South Africa to Malawi. It is an abundant resident, mainly confined to the moister eastern parts of southern Africa, inhabiting mountains, cliffs and buildings. It is gregarious and eats insects and fruit

List of Stamps showing Red-winged Starling

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Ciskei 0010 0010 1981 6c
Venda 0275 0276 1994 95c