GREAT SPARROW

Referred to as a Rufous Sparrow (C)

(Passer motitensis)

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Roberts VI / VII 802 / 902
Clements 2000 191.0110
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
163-30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A medium bird (15-16 cm), found in Africa south of the Sahara. It is an uncommon resident of the Kalahari, Namibia and the northern Cape. It inhabits semi-arid savanna and is found in small groups. It eats seeds and insects.

 

List of Stamps showing Great Sparrow

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

No stamps issued