RED-BILLED BUFFALO WEAVER

(Bubalornis niger or Bubalornis albirostris (niger) (H))

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Roberts VI / VII 798 / 836
Clements 2000 192.0020
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 163-12
A large bird (23 to 24 cm), found from South Africa to north east Africa. It is a locally common resident to the northern parts of South Africa, Botswana and Namibia. It inhabits semi arid areas and has a large communal nest. It eats insects, seeds and fruit.

List of Stamps showing Red-billed Buffalo Weaver

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Botswana 0859 0636 1997 50t
Mali 0636 0637 1978 80f