YELLOW-THROATED PETRONIA

Also known as Yellow-throated Sparrow (6)
or South African Rock Sparrow (H)

(Petronia supercillaris)

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Roberts VI / VII 805 / 906
Clements 2000 191.0250
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
163-46

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A medium bird (15-16 cm), found from South Africa to Zaire and Tanzania. It is generally uncommon and is absent from the highveld and drier west in southern Africa. It inhabits woodland and savanna. It is solitary or in pairs and eats insects and seeds.

 

List of Stamps showing Yellow-throated Petronia

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

No stamps issued