LESSER SEEDCRACKER

Previously known as Nyasa Seedcracker (6)

(Pyrenestes minor)

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Roberts VI / VII 837 / 878
Clements 2000 193.0210
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 162-21
A smallish bird (14 cm), distributed along the eastern parts of Africa from Mocambique to Tanzania. It is an uncommon resident of tall rank grass and reedbeds, and is usually in pairs. It eats grass seeds.

List of Stamps showing Lesser Seedcracker

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Malawi 0734 0454 1985 15t
Mozambique 1154 1091 1987 12m