RED-HEADED FINCH

Previously known as Paradise Sparrow (H)

(Amadina erythocephala)

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Roberts VI / VII 856 / 868
Clements 2000 193.1400
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 162-133
A smallish bird (14 cm), found in southern Africa and Angola. It is a very common resident over the drier parts of the region, and inhabits open grassland. It is usually found in small colonies and eats seeds and insects.

List of Stamps showing Red-headed Finch

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Botswana 0858 0635 1997 40t
Lesotho 0797 0684A 1988 20s
Lesotho 0891 0684C 1988 20s
Lesotho 1066 0947 1992 30s