BLACK-HEADED CANARY

(Serinus alario)

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Roberts VI / VII 876 / 934
Clements 2000 196.1100
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
161-37

 

 
A smallish bird (11-15 cm), endemic to South Africa and Namibia. It is a locally common resident of the Karoo, Free State and southern Namibia. It inhabits arid shrubby hillsides and koppies. It is usually in pairs or small groups and eats seeds.

 

List of Stamps showing Black-headed Canary

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No stamps issued