Birds on Stamps – Bophuthatswana

Birds on Stamps – Bophuthatswana

A First Day Cover from  Bophuthatswana with four stamps on Birds issued on 10- 9-1980. The Birds on stamps are

5c-  Pied Babbler – Dove sized birds found in Western Regions of Southern Africa ,lay three light blue eggs.

10c – Carmine Bee Eater – Largest and most beautiful Bee Eater, lay white eggs 4-5 at a time.

15c – Shaft Tailed Whydah – A seed eater about the size of a Cape Sparrow, does not build its own nest.

20c – Meyer’s Parrot – About the size of Cape Turtle dove, found in small groups lay 2-3 snow white eggs.