RED-BILLED OXPECKER

(Buphagus erythrorhynchus)

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Roberts VI / VII 772 / 812
Clements 2000 190.1130
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 164-108
A medium bird (20-22 cm), distributed from South Africa to north east Africa. It is a common resident in the larger game reserves in the north and east of southern Africa. It is usually found in small groups and eats ticks preferably from Giraffe, but also other large mammals.

List of Stamps showing Red-billed Oxpecker

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Liberia   2000 $20
Togo ms Bl 398 1996 1500f
Uganda 0992mb 1991 1200s
Upper Volta 0703 0937 1984 200f