AFRICAN QUAILFINCH

Also known as Quail Finch

(Ortygospiza atricollis)

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Roberts VI / VII 852 / 867
Clements 2000 193.0670
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
162-65

 

 

 

 

 

 

A very small bird (10 cm), found in Africa south of the Sahara. It is a common and widespread resident of southern Africa, absent from the drier west, and the highlands of Zimbabwe. It inhabits short open grass and is normally found in pairs. It eats seeds, spiders and insects.

 

List of Stamps showing African Quailfinch

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