CAPE SISKIN

(Serinus tottus or Crithagra totta (7))

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Roberts VI / VII 874 / 945
Clements 2000 196.1080
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
161-35

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A smallish bird (12-13 cm), endemic to the south western Cape. It is a fairly common resident of rocky slopes and mountains with fynbos, where it is usually found in pairs. It eats seeds and buds.

 

List of Stamps showing Cape Siskin

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

No stamps issued