GREEN-WINGED PYTILIA

Previously known as Melba Finch (6)

(Pytilia melba)

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Roberts VI / VII 834 / 883
Clements 2000 193.0120
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 162-13
A smallish bird (13-14 cm), found in Africa south of the Sahara. It is widespread over southern Africa except over the south and extreme arid west. It is a common resident, inhabiting thickets in acacia savanna. It is usually in pairs and eats seeds and insects.

List of Stamps showing Green-winged Pytilia

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Benin   1999 200f
Comoro     1998 175f
Ghana 1582 1546 1991 c80
Liberia   2529 1999 $80
Swaziland 0238 0236 1976 3c