BLACK-WINGED BISHOP

Also known as Fire-crowned Bishop (6) or Red-crowned Bishop (H)

(Euplectes hordaceus)

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Roberts VI / VII 825 / 856
Clements 2000 192.0990
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 163-149
A smallish bird (13-15 cm), found in Africa south of the Sahara. In southern Africa it is a locally uncommon resident of eastern Zimbabwe and northern Mocambique. It inhabits rank vegetation and is usually in pairs. It eats seeds grain and insects.

List of Stamps showing Black-winged Bishop 

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Central African Republic 1302 Bl437 1988 170f
Central African Republic 1325 1348 1988 30f/170
Congo (Brazzaville) 0762 0772 1980 75f
Ghana 0220 0055 1959 6d
Ghana 0385 0228 1965 6p/6d
Ghana 0447 0289 1967 5np/6d
Ghana 1983 2026 1994 c200
Sierra Leone 1898A 1903 1992 Le30
Togo 2143 2240 1995 300f
Uganda 0120 0094 1965 65c