GREEN TWINSPOT

Also known as Green-backed Twinspot (C) (H)

(Mandingoa nitidula)

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Roberts VI / VII 835 / 872
Clements 2000 193.0140
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 162-14
 
A small bird (10-11 cm), found in Africa south of the Sahara. In southern Africa it is a locally fairly common resident, confined mainly to the east. It inhabits mature evergreen forest and is normally solitary or in pairs. It eats seeds and insects.

List of Stamps showing Green Twinspot

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Benin 1778m 1999 1000f
Malawi 0796 0508 1988 20t
South Africa 1898   2011 R6.00