PROTEA SEEDEATER

Also known as Protea Canary (6) (C) or White-winged Seedeater (H)

(Crithagra leucopterus (7) or Serinus leucopterus)

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Roberts VI / VII 880 / 942
Clements 2000 196.1070
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
161-34

 

 
A medium bird (16 cm), confined to the mountains of the southern Cape. It is an uncommon endemic, inhabiting Protea covered mountain slopes. It is usually in pairs or small groups, and eats seeds, nectar, fruit and flowers.

 

List of Stamps showing Protea Seedeater

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

No stamps issued