LOCUST FINCH

(Ortygospiza locustella)

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Roberts VI / VII 853 / 865
Clements 2000 193.0680
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 162-67
A very small bird (10 cm), distributed from northern Zimbabwe and Mocambique to Zaire. It is a locally uncommon resident and inhabits vleis and moist grassland. It is usually in pairs and eats seeds

List of Stamps showing Locust Finch

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Benin   1999 135f
Zambia 0265 0184 1977 15n