FOREST CANARY

(Crithagra scotops (7) or Serinus scotops)

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Roberts VI / VII 873 / 938
Clements 2000 196.0830
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
161-15

 

 
A smallish bird (12-15 cm), endemic to South Africa, and confined to the evergreen forested areas of the southern Cape to the Transvaal. It is a locally common resident and is usually in pairs and is easily overlooked. It eats seeds and small fruit.

 

List of Stamps showing Forest Canary

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

No stamps issued