BURCHELL'S STARLING

Also known as Burchell's Glossy-Starling (C)

(Lamprotornis australis)

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Roberts VI / VII 762 / 804
Clements 2000 190.0800
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 164-50

A large bird ( 30 to 34 cm), found in southern Africa and Angola. It is a fairly common resident in the interior and north western parts of southern Africa. It inhabits woodland and is usually solitary. It feeds on insects and fruit.

List of Stamps showing Burchell's Starling

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Sierra Leone     2013 Le5000