GOLDEN-BREASTED BUNTING

(Emberiza flaviventris)

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Roberts VI / VII 884 / 950
Clements 2000 202.0300
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 155-29
A medium bird (15-16 cm), found in Africa south of the Sahara. It is widespread throughout southern Africa, except for the drier south and west. It is a fairly common resident of woodland and savannah, and is usually solitary or in pairs. It eats insects, seeds and buds.

List of Stamps showing Golden-breasted Bunting

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Benin 1777 1999 400f
Gambia 2379 1996 75b
Lesotho 0209 0110 1971 20c
Rhodesia 0461 0110 1971 5c
Sierra Leone 3128 1999 Le600
Zimbabwe 1149   2005 Z$ 10 000