CUT-THROAT FINCH

Also known as Cut-throat (C) or Cut-throat Weaver (H)

(Amadina fasciata)

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Roberts VI / VII 855 / 869
Clements 2000 193.1390
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 162-132
A smallish bird (12 cm), found in Africa south of the Sahara. In southern Africa it is an uncommon resident of the Transvaal, Botswana and Zimbabwe, inhabiting savanna and drier woodland. It is usually in pairs and eats seeds and insects.

List of Stamps showing Cut-throat Finch

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Gambia 2385 1996 D5
Zimbabwe 1150   2005 Z$ 20 000