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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     24     White Stork    Ciconia ciconia     

1949.02   16.11.1949   Air   2v set   1949.01
White Stork Ciconia ciconia
200f     24     White Stork    Ciconia ciconia     

1957.01   06.04.1957   Red Cross   2v set   
White Stork Ciconia ciconia
15f     24     White Stork    Ciconia ciconia     

1967.01   24.06.1967   Sahara fauna   4v set   
Common Ostrich Struthio camelus
20c     2     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     226     Red-billed Firefinch    Lagonosticta senegala     
1.40d     144     Black-crowned Tchagra    Tchagra senegalus     
2d     179     African Blue Tit    Cyanistes teneriffae     
2.50d     68     Black-bellied Sandgrouse    Pterocles orientalis     

1977.01   19.05.1977   Algerian birds      
Tristram's Warbler Sylvia deserticola Moussier's Redstart Phoenicurus moussieri Temminck's Lark Eremophila bilopha Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops
60c     202     Tristram's Warbler    Sylvia deserticola     
1.40d     219     Moussier's Redstart    Phoenicurus moussieri     
2d     183     Temminck's Lark    Eremophila bilopha     
3d     92     Eurasian Hoopoe    Upupa epops     

1979.01   22.03.1979   Air      
White Stork Ciconia ciconia
10d     24     White Stork    Ciconia ciconia     

1979.02   18.10.1979   Birds      
Algerian Nuthatch Sitta ledanti
1.40d     212     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     25     Northern Bald Ibis    Geronticus eremita     
80c     38     Houbara Bustard    Chlamydotis undulata     
2d     37     Tawny Eagle    Aquila rapax     
2.40d     37     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     22     Greater Flamingo    Phoenicopterus roseus     
1.80d     45     Western Swamphen    Porphyrio porphyrio     
2.50d     37     Black-winged Kite    Elanus caeruleus     
2.90d     37     Red Kite    Milvus milvus     

1988.01   07.04.1988   75th anniversary of Arab scouting      
2d     69     Stock Dove    Columba oenas     

1990.01   22.11.1990   Domestic animals   4v set   
Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus
2.90d     14     Wild Turkey    Meleagris gallopavo     
3.30d     14     Red Junglefowl    Gallus gallus     

1995.01   20.12.1995   Birds      
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago
3d     9     Common Shelduck    Tadorna tadorna     
5d     63     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     36     Western Osprey    Pandion haliaetus     
10d     65     Audouin's Gull    Ichthyaetus audouinii     
24d     32     European Shag    Phalacrocorax aristotelis     
30d     32     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     232     Common Chaffinch    Fringilla coelebs     
5d     232     European Serin    Serinus serinus     
10d     232     Eurasian Bullfinch    Pyrrhula pyrrhula     
24d     232     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     56     Pied Avocet    Recurvirostra avosetta     
5d     9     Greylag Goose    Anser anser     
10d     26     Eurasian Bittern    Botaurus stellaris     
24d     63     Eurasian Curlew    Numenius arquata     

2005.01   26.01.2005   Pigeons      
Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus Rock Dove Columba livia
10d     69     Common Wood Pigeon    Columba palumbus     
15d     69     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     24     White Stork    Ciconia ciconia     
15d     24     Black Stork    Ciconia nigra     
20d     25     Eurasian Spoonbill    Platalea leucorodia     
30d     47     Common Crane    Grus grus     

2010.01   27.01.2010   Raptors      
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
15d     37     Golden Eagle    Aquila chrysaetos     
20d     105     Lanner Falcon    Falco biarmicus     
30d     105     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     

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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26.08.2016