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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1951.01   23.01.1951   Birds      
Dark Chanting Goshawk Melierax metabates European Bee-eater Merops apiaster Anchieta's Barbet Stactolaema anchietae Southern Ground Hornbill Bucorvus leadbeateri African Skimmer Rynchops flavirostris Magpie Shrike Urolestes melanoleucus Cape Starling Lamprotornis nitens Southern White-crowned Shrike Eurocephalus anguitimens Secretarybird Sagittarius serpentarius
5c     78     Dark Chanting Goshawk    Melierax metabates     
20c     93     European Bee-eater    Merops apiaster     
1a     100     Anchieta's Barbet    Stactolaema anchietae     
2a     86     Southern Ground Hornbill    Bucorvus leadbeateri     
2.50a     52     African Skimmer    Rynchops flavirostris     
4.50a     159     Magpie Shrike    Urolestes melanoleucus     
5a     220     Cape Starling    Lamprotornis nitens     
12.50a     159     Southern White-crowned Shrike    Eurocephalus anguitimens     
40a     76     Secretarybird    Sagittarius serpentarius     

1951.02   27.01.1951   Birds      
Babbling Starling Neocichla gutturalis
15a     220     Babbling Starling    Neocichla gutturalis     

1951.03   22.03.1951   Birds      
Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus Giant Kingfisher Megaceryle maxima Denham's Bustard Neotis denhami African Golden Oriole Oriolus auratus Fan-tailed Widowbird Euplectes axillaris Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill Tockus leucomelas
15c     78     Bateleur    Terathopius ecaudatus     
50c     90     Giant Kingfisher    Megaceryle maxima     
3.50a     23     Denham's Bustard    Neotis denhami     
4a     161     African Golden Oriole    Oriolus auratus     
7a     229     Fan-tailed Widowbird    Euplectes axillaris     
20a     87     Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill    Tockus leucomelas     

1951.04   27.03.1951   Birds      
Racket-tailed Roller Coracias spatulatus African Openbill Anastomus lamelligerus Shikra Accipiter badius Sharp-tailed Starling Lamprotornis acuticaudus Half-collared Kingfisher Alcedo semitorquata Violet-backed Starling Cinnyricinclus leucogaster Orange-breasted Bushshrike Chlorophoneus sulfureopectus Rosy-faced Lovebird Agapornis roseicollis
10c     88     Racket-tailed Roller    Coracias spatulatus     
1.50a     64     African Openbill    Anastomus lamelligerus     
3a     78     Shikra    Accipiter badius     
6a     220     Sharp-tailed Starling    Lamprotornis acuticaudus     
10a     90     Half-collared Kingfisher    Alcedo semitorquata     
25a     220     Violet-backed Starling    Cinnyricinclus leucogaster     
30a     145     Orange-breasted Bushshrike    Chlorophoneus sulfureopectus     
50a     108     Rosy-faced Lovebird    Agapornis roseicollis     

1984.01   24.10.1984   Birds      
Southern Ground Hornbill Bucorvus leadbeateri Palm-nut Vulture Gypohierax angolensis Goliath Heron Ardea goliath Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus African Spoonbill Platalea alba Grey Crowned Crane Balearica regulorum
10.50k     86     Southern Ground Hornbill    Bucorvus leadbeateri     
14k     78     Palm-nut Vulture    Gypohierax angolensis     
16k     70     Goliath Heron    Ardea goliath     
19.50k     73     Great White Pelican    Pelecanus onocrotalus     
22k     69     African Spoonbill    Platalea alba     
26k     32     Grey Crowned Crane    Balearica regulorum     

1992.01   02.06.1992   Nature protection   Strip   
Rosy-faced Lovebird Agapornis roseicollis Rosy-faced Lovebird Agapornis roseicollis Rosy-faced Lovebird Agapornis roseicollis Rosy-faced Lovebird Agapornis roseicollis
150k     108     Rosy-faced Lovebird    Agapornis roseicollis     
200k     108     Rosy-faced Lovebird    Agapornis roseicollis     
250k     108     Rosy-faced Lovebird    Agapornis roseicollis     
300k     108     Rosy-faced Lovebird    Agapornis roseicollis     

1994.01   27.09.1994   Tourism   4v set   
Brown Snake Eagle Circaetus cinereus
2000k     78     Brown Snake Eagle    Circaetus cinereus     
and     1     Common Ostrich    Struthio camelus     
and     64     Yellow-billed Stork    Mycteria ibis     
and     73     Pink-backed Pelican    Pelecanus rufescens     

1996.01   20.04.1996   Birds   Sheet   

California Quail Callipepla californica Greater Prairie Chicken Tympanuchus cupido King Quail Excalfactoria chinensis Golden Pheasant Chrysolophus pictus Crested Partridge Rollulus rouloul Sri Lanka Spurfowl Galloperdix bicalcarata Himalayan Snowcock Tetraogallus himalayensis Temminck's Tragopan Tragopan temminckii Lady Amherst's Pheasant Chrysolophus amherstiae Great Curassow Crax rubra Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa Himalayan Monal Lophophorus impejanus
5500k     9     California Quail    Callipepla californica     
5500k     10     Greater Prairie Chicken    Tympanuchus cupido     
5500k     10     King Quail    Excalfactoria chinensis     
5500k     10     Golden Pheasant    Chrysolophus pictus     
5500k     10     Crested Partridge    Rollulus rouloul     
5500k     10     Sri Lanka Spurfowl    Galloperdix bicalcarata     
5500k     10     Himalayan Snowcock    Tetraogallus himalayensis     
5500k     10     Temminck's Tragopan    Tragopan temminckii     
5500k     10     Lady Amherst's Pheasant    Chrysolophus amherstiae     
5500k     7     Great Curassow    Crax rubra     
5500k     10     Red-legged Partridge    Alectoris rufa     
5500k     10     Himalayan Monal    Lophophorus impejanus     

1996.02   20.04.1996   Birds   Sheet   

Anna's Hummingbird Calypte anna Blue-throated Mountaingem Lampornis clemenciae Broad-tailed Hummingbird Selasphorus platycercus Costa's Hummingbird Calypte costae White-eared Hummingbird Basilinna leucotis Calliope Hummingbird Selasphorus calliope Violet-crowned Hummingbird Leucolia violiceps Rufous Hummingbird Selasphorus rufus Crimson Topaz Topaza pella Broad-billed Hummingbird Cynanthus latirostris Frilled Coquette Lophornis magnificus Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris
5500k     21     Anna's Hummingbird    Calypte anna     
5500k     21     Blue-throated Mountaingem    Lampornis clemenciae     
5500k     21     Broad-tailed Hummingbird    Selasphorus platycercus     
5500k     21     Costa's Hummingbird    Calypte costae     
5500k     21     White-eared Hummingbird    Basilinna leucotis     
5500k     21     Calliope Hummingbird    Selasphorus calliope     
5500k     21     Violet-crowned Hummingbird    Leucolia violiceps     
5500k     21     Rufous Hummingbird    Selasphorus rufus     
5500k     21     Crimson Topaz    Topaza pella     
5500k     21     Broad-billed Hummingbird    Cynanthus latirostris     
5500k     21     Frilled Coquette    Lophornis magnificus     
5500k     21     Ruby-throated Hummingbird    Archilochus colubris     

1996.03   20.04.1996   Birds      
Common Pheasant Phasianus colchicus Marvelous Spatuletail Loddigesia mirabilis
12000k     10     Common Pheasant    Phasianus colchicus     MS
12000k     21     Marvelous Spatuletail    Loddigesia mirabilis     MS

1996.04   27.04.1996   Angolan fauna   12v sheet   

European Honey Buzzard Pernis apivorus Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus Red-crested Turaco Tauraco erythrolophus Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis African Pygmy Goose Nettapus auritus Egyptian Plover Pluvianus aegyptius
1500k     78     European Honey Buzzard    Pernis apivorus     
1500k     78     Bateleur    Terathopius ecaudatus     
1500k     104     Common Kestrel    Falco tinnunculus     
4400k     22     Red-crested Turaco    Tauraco erythrolophus     
5100k     70     Western Cattle Egret    Bubulcus ibis     
6000k     13     African Pygmy Goose    Nettapus auritus     
6000k     44     Egyptian Plover    Pluvianus aegyptius     

1996.05   12.06.1996   SONANGOL   4v set   
Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus Grey Crowned Crane Balearica regulorum
2500k     73     Great White Pelican    Pelecanus onocrotalus     
5000k     32     Grey Crowned Crane    Balearica regulorum     

1998.01   25.05.1998   Decade of education in Africa      
Common Ostrich Struthio camelus
400000k     1     Common Ostrich    Struthio camelus     MS

1999.01   25.03.1999   WWF   Strip   
Lesser Flamingo Phoeniconaias minor Lesser Flamingo Phoeniconaias minor Lesser Flamingo Phoeniconaias minor Lesser Flamingo Phoeniconaias minor
300000k     35     Lesser Flamingo    Phoeniconaias minor     
300000k     35     Lesser Flamingo    Phoeniconaias minor     
300000k     35     Lesser Flamingo    Phoeniconaias minor     
300000k     35     Lesser Flamingo    Phoeniconaias minor     

1999.02   25.03.1999   Fauna   4v set   
Hyacinth Macaw Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus Galapagos Penguin Spheniscus mendiculus
300000k     107     Hyacinth Macaw    Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus     
300000k     78     Bald Eagle    Haliaeetus leucocephalus     
300000k     59     Galapagos Penguin    Spheniscus mendiculus     

1999.03   25.03.1999   Fauna   6v sheet   
Florida Scrub Jay Aphelocoma coerulescens Seychelles Scops Owl Otus insularis Shoebill Balaeniceps rex
300000k     165     Florida Scrub Jay    Aphelocoma coerulescens     
300000k     80     Seychelles Scops Owl    Otus insularis     
300000k     72     Shoebill    Balaeniceps rex     

2000.01   07.04.2000   Animals of the world   4v set   
California Condor Gymnogyps californianus
3k     75     California Condor    Gymnogyps californianus     

2000.02   07.04.2000   Animals of the world   6v sheet   
Rainbow Bee-eater Merops ornatus
3.50k     93     Rainbow Bee-eater    Merops ornatus     

2000.03   07.04.2000   Animals of the world   6v sheet   
Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo
3.50k     10     Wild Turkey    Meleagris gallopavo     

2000.04   07.04.2000   Animals of the world   6v sheet   
Yellow-throated Toucan Ramphastos ambiguus Harpy Eagle Harpia harpyja
3.50k     98     Yellow-throated Toucan    Ramphastos ambiguus     
3.50k     78     Harpy Eagle    Harpia harpyja     

2000.05   10.04.2000   Birds of prey      
Harpy Eagle Harpia harpyja Andean Condor Vultur gryphus Lappet-faced Vulture Torgos tracheliotos King Vulture Sarcoramphus papa
1.50k     78     Harpy Eagle    Harpia harpyja     
2k     75     Andean Condor    Vultur gryphus     
3k     78     Lappet-faced Vulture    Torgos tracheliotos     
5.50k     75     King Vulture    Sarcoramphus papa     

2000.06   10.04.2000   Birds of prey   Sheet   

American Kestrel Falco sparverius Spectacled Owl Pulsatrix perspicillata White-tailed Kite Elanus leucurus Morepork Ninox novaeseelandiae Martial Eagle Polemaetus bellicosus Southern Crested Caracara Caracara plancus
3.50k     104     American Kestrel    Falco sparverius     
3.50k     80     Spectacled Owl    Pulsatrix perspicillata     
3.50k     78     White-tailed Kite    Elanus leucurus     
3.50k     80     Morepork    Ninox novaeseelandiae     
3.50k     78     Martial Eagle    Polemaetus bellicosus     
3.50k     104     Southern Crested Caracara    Caracara plancus     

2000.07   10.04.2000   Birds of prey   Sheet   

Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis Northern Hawk-Owl Surnia ulula Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Eastern Screech Owl Megascops asio African Fish Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer Laughing Falcon Herpetotheres cachinnans
3.50k     78     Northern Goshawk    Accipiter gentilis     
3.50k     80     Northern Hawk-Owl    Surnia ulula     
3.50k     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     
3.50k     80     Eastern Screech Owl    Megascops asio     
3.50k     78     African Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus vocifer     
3.50k     104     Laughing Falcon    Herpetotheres cachinnans     

2000.08   10.04.2000   Birds of prey   Sheet   
Verreaux's Eagle Aquila verreauxii Bonelli's Eagle Aquila fasciata African Fish Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer
6.50k     78     Verreaux's Eagle    Aquila verreauxii     
6.50k     78     Bonelli's Eagle    Aquila fasciata     
6.50k     78     African Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus vocifer     

2000.09   10.04.2000   Birds of prey   Sheet   
Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus Tawny Eagle Aquila rapax Philippine Eagle Pithecophaga jefferyi
6.50k     78     Bald Eagle    Haliaeetus leucocephalus     
6.50k     78     Tawny Eagle    Aquila rapax     
6.50k     78     Philippine Eagle    Pithecophaga jefferyi     

2000.10   10.04.2000   Birds of prey      

Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus King Vulture Sarcoramphus papa Secretarybird Sagittarius serpentarius Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos
12k     104     Lanner Falcon    Falco biarmicus     MS
12k     75     King Vulture    Sarcoramphus papa     MS
15k     76     Secretarybird    Sagittarius serpentarius     MS
15k     78     Golden Eagle    Aquila chrysaetos     MS

2000.11   13.04.2000   Nature heritage of Angola   12v sheet   

Holub's Golden Weaver Ploceus xanthops Lilac-breasted Roller Coracias caudatus
1.50k     229     Holub's Golden Weaver    Ploceus xanthops     
1.50k     88     Lilac-breasted Roller    Coracias caudatus     

2000.12   13.04.2000   Nature heritage of Angola   12v sheet   

Common Ostrich Struthio camelus Secretarybird Sagittarius serpentarius Malachite Kingfisher Corythornis cristatus
2k     1     Common Ostrich    Struthio camelus     
2k     76     Secretarybird    Sagittarius serpentarius     
2k     90     Malachite Kingfisher    Corythornis cristatus     

2000.13   07.08.2000   Millennium 1500-1550   17v sheet   
Crested Myna Acridotheres cristatellus
2.50k     220     Crested Myna    Acridotheres cristatellus     

2003.01   10.12.2003   Eagles      
Tawny Eagle Aquila rapax Martial Eagle Polemaetus bellicosus African Fish Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus
20k     78     Tawny Eagle    Aquila rapax     
20k     78     Martial Eagle    Polemaetus bellicosus     
25k     78     African Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus vocifer     
25k     78     Bateleur    Terathopius ecaudatus     

2003.02   10.12.2003   Eagles      
Verreaux's Eagle Aquila verreauxii
45k     78     Verreaux's Eagle    Aquila verreauxii     MS

2005.01   23.02.2005   Rotary   2v set   
Common Ostrich Struthio camelus
51k     1     Common Ostrich    Struthio camelus     

2005.02   23.02.2005   Rotary   2v sheet   2005.01
Common Ostrich Struthio camelus
51k     1     Common Ostrich    Struthio camelus     

2006.01   30.10.2006   LUBRAPEX 2007   3v set   
Grey Parrot Psittacus erithacus Black Guineafowl Agelastes niger
45k     107     Grey Parrot    Psittacus erithacus     
45k     8     Black Guineafowl    Agelastes niger     

2010.01   01.06.2010   International day of the child   4v set   
Crimson-breasted Shrike Laniarius atrococcineus Cinnamon-breasted Warbler Euryptila subcinnamomea
40k     145     Crimson-breasted Shrike    Laniarius atrococcineus     
and     223     Brown Scrub Robin    Cercotrichas signata     
60k     200     Cinnamon-breasted Warbler    Euryptila subcinnamomea     
and     200     Cloud Cisticola    Cisticola textrix     

2010.02   01.06.2010   International day of the child      
Crimson-breasted Shrike Laniarius atrococcineus
150k     145     Crimson-breasted Shrike    Laniarius atrococcineus     MS
and     223     Brown Scrub Robin    Cercotrichas signata     

  10.12.2018   Water birds (Ardea purpurea; Sarkidiornis melanotos; Hydroprogne caspia; Pelecanus onocrotalus)      

  10.12.2018   Water birds (Netta rufina) Background info: Philomachus pugnax      

  10.12.2018   Owls (Bubo africanus; Bubo leucostictus; Otus senegalensis; Scotopelia peli)      

  10.12.2018   Owls (Bubo lacteus) Background info: Otus senegalensis      

  10.12.2018   Pigeons (Treron calvus; Streptopelia capicola; Columba guinea; Oena capensis)      

  10.12.2018   Pigeons (Spilopelia senegalensis) Background info: Columba guinea, Spilopelia senegalensis      

  10.12.2018   Birds of prey (Haliaeetus vocifer; Aquila rapax; Aquila nipalensis; Gypohierax angolensis)      

  10.12.2018   Birds of prey (Terathopius ecaudatus) Background info: Aquila rapax      

  10.12.2018   Kingfishers (Ceryle rudis; Corythornis cristatus; Ispidina picta; Halcyon senegalensis)      

  10.12.2018   Kingfishers (Halcyon leucocephala) Background info: Corythornis cristatus      

  10.12.2018   Endangered species of Angola (Diceros bicornis; Gyps africanus; Lycaon pictus; Hippotragus niger variani)      

  10.12.2018   Bee-eaters (Merops nubicoides; Merops variegatus; Merops bullockoides; Merops albicollis)      

  10.12.2018   Bee-eaters (Merops malimbicus) Background info: Merops persicus      

  10.12.2018   Parrots (Poicephalus rueppellii; Poicephalus robustus; Agapornis pullarius; Poicephalus meyeri reichenowi)      

  10.12.2018   Parrots (Psittacus erithacus) Background info: Agapornis roseicollis catumbella      

  10.12.2018   Woodpeckers (Dendropicos fuscescens; Chloropicus xantholophus; Dendropicos elliotii; Campethera abingoni)      

  10.12.2018   Woodpeckers (Campethera bennettii) Background info: Jynx ruficollis      

  10.12.2018   Cuckoos (Clamator glandarius; Chrysococcyx klaas; Chrysococcyx caprius; Centropus monachus)      

  10.12.2018   Cuckoos (Chrysococcyx cupreus) Background info: Cuculus gularis      

  10.12.2018   Hornbills (Bucorvus leadbeateri; Bycanistes fistulator; Tockus Leucomelas; Lophoceros alboterminatus)      

  10.12.2018   Hornbills (Bycanistes bucinator) Background info: Bycanistes bucinator      

  10.12.2018   Barbets (Lybius minor; Tricholaema leucomelas, Pogoniulus subsulphureus; Trachyphonus vaillantii, Tricholaema hirsuta; Pogoniulus chrysoconus)      

  10.12.2018   Barbets (Trachyphonus purpuratus) Background info: Trachyphonus vaillantii      

  10.12.2018   Warblers (Sylvietta rufescens; Acrocephalus gracilirostris; Sylvietta ruficapilla; Hylia prasina)      

  10.12.2018   Warblers (Hyliota flavigaster) Background info: Melocichla mentalis      

  20.12.2019   Endemic species of Angola (Kalandula Falls, Angola; Aviceda cuculoides) Background info: Giraffa giraffa angolensis      

  20.12.2019   Sandgrouses (Birds of Angola) (Pterocles burchelli; Pterocles bicinctus)      

  20.12.2019   Sandgrouses (Birds of Angola) (Pterocles namaqua) Background info: Pterocles burchelli      

  20.12.2019   Jacanas (Birds of Angola) (Actophilornis africanus)      

  20.12.2019   Jacanas (Birds of Angola) (Actophilornis africanus) Background info: Microparra capensis      

  20.12.2019   Nightjars (Birds of Angola) (Caprimulgus rufigena; Caprimulgus europaeus; Caprimulgus pectoralis; Caprimulgus natalensis)      

  20.12.2019   Nightjars (Birds of Angola) (Caprimulgus rufigena) Background info: Caprimulgus europaeus; Caprimulgus pectoralis      

  20.12.2019   Eagles (Birds of Angola) (Terathopius ecaudatus; Stephanoaetus coronatus; Aquila verreauxii; Haliaeetus vocifer)      

  20.12.2019   Eagles (Birds of Angola) (Polemaetus bellicosus) Background info: Aquila rapax      

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Location: Southern Africa
Population: 10 million
Climate: semiarid in south and along coast to Luanda; north has cool, dry season and hot, rainy season
Terrain: narrow coastal plain rises abruptly to vast interior plateau

Birds: 971 species. 8 endemic species.

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