JACOBIN CUCKOO

Also known as Pied Cuckoo or Black and White Cuckoo

(Clamator jacobinus or Oxylophus jacobinus)

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Roberts VI / VII 382 / 112
Clements 2000 76.0010
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 71-3
 
A medium bird ( 33 to 34 cm), found in southern Asia and Africa. Three sub-species are found in southern Africa, two common non breeding migrants, and one a common breeding migrant. It is solitary and inhabits thornveld and savanna. It eats caterpillars and termite alates.

List of Stamps showing Jacobin Cuckoo

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Ivory Coast     2014 750f