BLACK-FACED WAXBILL

Also known as Black-cheeked Waxbill (6)

(Estrilda erythronotos)

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Roberts VI / VII 847 / 874
Clements 2000 193.0610
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 162-60
A smallish bird (13 cm), distributed from South Africa to Angola and Somalia. It is a locally common resident of the central to northern parts of the region, inhabiting Acacia savanna. It is usually in small flocks and eats seeds and insects.

List of Stamps showing Black-faced Waxbill

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Namibia 0711 0834 1997 60c