JAMIESON'S FIREFINCH

(Lagonosticta rhodopareia)

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Roberts VI / VII 841 / 888
Clements 2000 193.0360
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
162-37

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A small bird (11-12 cm), distributed from South Africa to Ethiopia and Chad. In southern Africa it is a common resident of the north and north eastern parts. It inhabits rank grass in pairs or small groups and eats seeds. It is host for the Purple Widowfinch.

 

List of Stamps showing Jameson's Firefinch

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