THICK-BILLED WEAVER

Also known as Grosbeak Weaver (C) (H)

(Amblyospiza albifrons)

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Roberts VI / VII 807 / 864
Clements 2000 192.1140
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 163-57
 
A medium to large bird (18-19 cm), found in Africa south of the Sahara. In southern Africa is it a common resident found along the eastern parts and in the Okavango. It inhabits reedbeds and evergreen forest and is gregarious. It eats insects, fruit and seeds.

List of Stamps showing Thick-billed Weaver

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Namibia 1095   2008 Inland Registered Mail