SECRETARY BIRD

(Sagittarius serpentarius)

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Roberts VI / VII 118 / 397
Clements 2000 31.0010
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 31-1
A very large bird (about 1,3m tall), an uncommon resident throughout the Southern Africa region and throughout Africa south of the Sahara, except for forested areas. The normal habitat is open grassland. Generally it lives off rodents and insects (occasionally snakes).

List of Stamps showing Secretary Bird

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Angola 0480 0361 1951 40A
Angola     2000 15kz
Angola 1568   2000 2kz
Angola m/s   2000 15kz
Botswana 0224 0023 1967 5c
Botswana 0779 0556 1993 P1.50
Burundi 0129 0145 1965 1f 50
Burundi 0135 0151 1965 6f 50
Burundi 0142 0158 1965 6f
Burundi 0222 0272 1967 1f50
Burundi 0225 0275 1967 6f50
Burundi 0232 0282 1967 6f
Burundi 1196 1349 1977 21f
Burundi 1220 1373 1977 54f
Central African Republic   1773 1997 1500f
Central African Republic      2000 440f
Chad 0797 1119 1985 200f
Chad 0798m/s 1120m 1985 500f
Congo (Brazzaville) 0118 0121 1967 250f
Congo (Brazzaville) 1312 1320 1992 60f
Congo (Kinshasa) 0477 0143 1963 6f
Eritrea 0419 0182 1998 3n
Ethiopia 1153 1044 1980 25c
Gambia 0871 0856 1989 D1
Gambia 1506 1561 1993 D10
Gambia 3762m (c)   2000 D25
Gambia 4151m   2001 D7
Ghana 0358  0199 1964 1d
Ghana 0364a (a)  Bl 15 1964 1d
Ghana 1594  1558 1991 c 80
Guinea-Bissau 0556  0473 1978 6p
Lesotho 1076  0957 1992 30s
Lesotho 1928   2004 M1.50
Liberia 2275 1999 50c
Liberia 2000 $10
Liberia ms   2001 $100
Libya 2264 2102 1995 100dh
Maldives 2785mb 1997 Rf 25
Mozambique 1048 1984 4m
Mozambique 1999 6000m
Somalia 0467 1993 3000s
South Africa 0208 0297 1961 20c
South Africa 0249 0324 1964 20c
Sudan 0481 0446 1991 175p
Sudan O 497 1991 175p
Swaziland 0098 0100 1962 10c
Swaziland 0151 1968 10c
Tanzania 0343 0189 1981 1s
Togo 2135 2232 1995 5f
Uganda 0843 0816 1990 50s
United Nations
(New York)
0804 0816 1999 33c
Zimbabwe 1224   2007 $100 000
Zimbabwe 1225ms   2007 $100 000