RED-HEADED QUELEA

(Quelea erythrops)

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Roberts VI / VII 822 / 853
Clements 2000 192.0880
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 163-135
A small bird (11-12 cm), found in Africa south of the Sahara. In southern Africa it is an uncommon breeding migrant, confined to the eastern littoral of Mocambique, and a vagrant further south. It is gregarious at all times, inhabits rank weeds and grass and eats seeds and grains.

List of Stamps showing Red-headed Quelea

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Rwanda 0476 0507 1972 18f