Birds on Stamps – Bophuthatswana (Botswana)
Birds of the Veld – Bustards and Korhaan- These are large terrestrial Birds inhabiting plains and Savannas
A First Day Cover from Bophuthatswana with four stamps on Birds issued on 14- 9-1983. The Birds on stamps are
10c- Kori Bustard – Largest of its family.
20c – Black Korhaan – Noisy bird and inhabits grasslands.
25c – Red- Crested Korhaan – Common in dry acacia bush, red crest is clearly shown by male during courtship.
40c – Stanley Bustard – Large shy bustard inhabits short grass, during courtship the male inflates its neck pouches.