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Bird stamps from Algeria

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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1949.01   07.03.1949   Air   2v set   
White Stork Ciconia ciconia
50f     64     White Stork    Ciconia ciconia     

1949.02   16.11.1949   Air   2v set   1949.01
White Stork Ciconia ciconia
200f     64     White Stork    Ciconia ciconia     

1957.01   06.04.1957   Red Cross   2v set   
White Stork Ciconia ciconia
15f     64     White Stork    Ciconia ciconia     

1967.01   24.06.1967   Sahara fauna   4v set   
Common Ostrich Struthio camelus
20c     1     Common Ostrich    Struthio camelus     

1976.01   24.01.1976   Algerian birds      
Red-billed Firefinch Lagonosticta senegala Black-crowned Tchagra Tchagra senegalus African Blue Tit Cyanistes teneriffae Black-bellied Sandgrouse Pterocles orientalis
50c     230     Red-billed Firefinch    Lagonosticta senegala     
1.40d     145     Black-crowned Tchagra    Tchagra senegalus     
2d     181     African Blue Tit    Cyanistes teneriffae     
2.50d     26     Black-bellied Sandgrouse    Pterocles orientalis     

1977.01   19.05.1977   Algerian birds      
Tristram's Warbler Curruca deserticola Moussier's Redstart Phoenicurus moussieri Temminck's Lark Eremophila bilopha Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops
60c     201     Tristram's Warbler    Curruca deserticola     
1.40d     223     Moussier's Redstart    Phoenicurus moussieri     
2d     185     Temminck's Lark    Eremophila bilopha     
3d     84     Eurasian Hoopoe    Upupa epops     

1979.01   22.03.1979   Air      
White Stork Ciconia ciconia
10d     64     White Stork    Ciconia ciconia     

1979.02   18.10.1979   Birds      
Algerian Nuthatch Sitta ledanti
1.40d     216     Algerian Nuthatch    Sitta ledanti     

1982.01   23.12.1982   Nature protection      
Northern Bald Ibis Geronticus eremita Houbara Bustard Chlamydotis undulata Tawny Eagle Aquila rapax Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus
50c     69     Northern Bald Ibis    Geronticus eremita     
80c     23     Houbara Bustard    Chlamydotis undulata     
2d     78     Tawny Eagle    Aquila rapax     
2.40d     78     Bearded Vulture    Gypaetus barbatus     

1987.01   15.10.1987   Birds      
Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus Western Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio Black-winged Kite Elanus caeruleus Red Kite Milvus milvus
1d     35     Greater Flamingo    Phoenicopterus roseus     
1.80d     30     Western Swamphen    Porphyrio porphyrio     
2.50d     78     Black-winged Kite    Elanus caeruleus     
2.90d     78     Red Kite    Milvus milvus     

1988.01   07.04.1988   75th anniversary of Arab scouting      
Stock Dove Columba oenas
2d     27     Stock Dove    Columba oenas     

1990.01   22.11.1990   Domestic animals   4v set   
Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus
2.90d     10     Wild Turkey    Meleagris gallopavo     
3.30d     10     Red Junglefowl    Gallus gallus     

1995.01   20.12.1995   Birds      
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago
3d     13     Common Shelduck    Tadorna tadorna     
5d     49     Common Snipe    Gallinago gallinago     

1998.01   11.11.1998   Birds      
Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus Audouin's Gull Ichthyaetus audouinii European Shag Phalacrocorax aristotelis Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo
5d     77     Western Osprey    Pandion haliaetus     
10d     52     Audouin's Gull    Ichthyaetus audouinii     
24d     68     European Shag    Phalacrocorax aristotelis     
30d     68     Great Cormorant    Phalacrocorax carbo     

2000.01   19.01.2000   Birds      
Common Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs European Serin Serinus serinus Eurasian Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis
5d     236     Common Chaffinch    Fringilla coelebs     
5d     236     European Serin    Serinus serinus     
10d     236     Eurasian Bullfinch    Pyrrhula pyrrhula     
24d     236     European Goldfinch    Carduelis carduelis     

2001.01   24.01.2001   Birds      
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta Greylag Goose Anser anser Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata
5d     42     Pied Avocet    Recurvirostra avosetta     
5d     13     Greylag Goose    Anser anser     
10d     70     Eurasian Bittern    Botaurus stellaris     
24d     49     Eurasian Curlew    Numenius arquata     

2005.01   26.01.2005   Pigeons      
Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus Rock Dove Columba livia
10d     27     Common Wood Pigeon    Columba palumbus     
15d     27     Rock Dove    Columba livia     

2006.01   25.01.2006   Birds      
White Stork Ciconia ciconia Black Stork Ciconia nigra Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia Common Crane Grus grus
10d     64     White Stork    Ciconia ciconia     
15d     64     Black Stork    Ciconia nigra     
20d     69     Eurasian Spoonbill    Platalea leucorodia     
30d     32     Common Crane    Grus grus     

2010.01   27.01.2010   Raptors      
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
15d     78     Golden Eagle    Aquila chrysaetos     
20d     104     Lanner Falcon    Falco biarmicus     
30d     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     

2018.01   22.05.2018   Biodiversity      
Common House Martin Delichon urbicum
25d     187     Common House Martin    Delichon urbicum     

2020.01   24.02.2020   Swallow, owl and bat   3v set   
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica Pharaoh Eagle-Owl Bubo ascalaphus
20d     187     Barn Swallow    Hirundo rustica     
30d     80     Pharaoh Eagle-Owl    Bubo ascalaphus     

Location: Northern Africa
Population: 33.7 million
Climate: arid to semiarid; mild, wet winters with hot, dry summers along coast; drier with cold winters and hot summers on high plateau
Terrain: mostly high plateau and desert; some mountains; narrow, discontinuous coastal plain

Birds: 353 species. 1 endemic species: Algerian Nuthatch Sitta ledanti, on 1979 Birds.

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23.12.2020