YELLOW BISHOP

Also known as Yellow-rumped Widow (6) or Yellow-rumped Bishop (H)

(Euplectes capensis)

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Roberts VI / VII 827 / 858
Clements 2000 192.1040
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 163-152
A medium bird (14 cm), found from South Africa to Ethiopia and Nigeria. It southern Africa it is a locally common resident confined to the south and east. It is gregarious and inhabits rank grass. It eats seeds and insects.

List of Stamps showing Yellow Bishop

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Bechuanaland 0171 0158 1961 3c
Botswana 0209 0008 1966 3c
Malawi 0315 0097 1968 9d