BURCHELL'S COURSER

(Cursorius  rufus)

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Roberts VI / VII 299 /302
Clements 2000 59.0030
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 55-3
A smallish bird (about 23 cm), inhabiting the western parts of southern Africa. It is a fairly common resident, living in open short grasslands or burnt veld. It is a gregarious bird and feeds off insects and seeds.

List of Stamps showing Burchell's Courser

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Namibia     2015 Zone A
Previously considered a sub-species of Cream-Coloured Courser (Cursorius cursor, Clements 59.0020, H+M 55-2) for which several stamps have been issued.