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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1925.01   01.06.1925   Definitives      
20g     37     Golden Eagle    Aquila chrysaetos     
24g     37     Golden Eagle    Aquila chrysaetos     = 20g
30g     37     Golden Eagle    Aquila chrysaetos     = 20g
40g     37     Golden Eagle    Aquila chrysaetos     = 20g
45g     37     Golden Eagle    Aquila chrysaetos     = 20g
50g     37     Golden Eagle    Aquila chrysaetos     = 20g
80g     37     Golden Eagle    Aquila chrysaetos     = 20g

1925.02   01.08.1925   Air      
Common Crane Grus grus Common Crane Grus grus Common Crane Grus grus Common Crane Grus grus Common Crane Grus grus
10g     47     Common Crane    Grus grus     
15g     47     Common Crane    Grus grus     = 10g
30g     47     Common Crane    Grus grus     = 10g
50g     47     Common Crane    Grus grus     = 10g
1s     47     Common Crane    Grus grus     = 10g
2s     47     Common Crane    Grus grus     = 10g

1926.01   07.09.1926   Air      1925.02
Common Crane Grus grus Common Crane Grus grus Common Crane Grus grus
3s     47     Common Crane    Grus grus     
5s     47     Common Crane    Grus grus     
10s     47     Common Crane    Grus grus     

1950.01   21.10.1950   Air      
Rook Corvus frugilegus Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus
60g     163     Rook    Corvus frugilegus     
2s     65     Black-headed Gull    Chroicocephalus ridibundus     

1952.01   07.01.1952   Air      
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos
20s     37     Golden Eagle    Aquila chrysaetos     

1953.01   29.09.1953   Air      
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo Common Buzzard Buteo buteo Grey Heron Ardea cinerea
1s     185     Barn Swallow    Hirundo rustica     
3s     32     Great Cormorant    Phalacrocorax carbo     
5s     37     Common Buzzard    Buteo buteo     
10s     26     Grey Heron    Ardea cinerea     

1959.01   20.05.1959   International hunting congress   4v set   
Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus
1s     14     Western Capercaillie    Tetrao urogallus     

1967.01   09.06.1967   Art of the Nibelungen district      
Mute Swan Cygnus olor
2s     9     Mute Swan    Cygnus olor     

1978.01   28.04.1978   International hunting exhibition      
Black Grouse Lyrurus tetrix
6s     14     Black Grouse    Lyrurus tetrix     

1982.01   09.09.1982   Endangered animals   3v set   
Great Bustard Otis tarda Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus
3s     38     Great Bustard    Otis tarda     
6s     14     Western Capercaillie    Tetrao urogallus     

1984.01   13.08.1984   Natural beauty spots      
Mute Swan Cygnus olor
4s     9     Mute Swan    Cygnus olor     

1986.01   21.05.1986   Richard Wagner      
Mute Swan Cygnus olor
4s     9     Mute Swan    Cygnus olor     

1987.01   25.09.1987   Endangered animals      
Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus
4s     37     Bearded Vulture    Gypaetus barbatus     

1988.01   15.04.1988   WWF      
European Bee-eater Merops apiaster
5s     91     European Bee-eater    Merops apiaster     

1998.01   06.02.1998   Hunting and the environment      
Black Grouse Lyrurus tetrix
9s     14     Black Grouse    Lyrurus tetrix     

1999.01   07.05.1999   Hunting and the environment      
Grey Partridge Perdix perdix
6.50s     14     Grey Partridge    Perdix perdix     

1999.02   18.06.1999   Europa      
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea
7s     26     Grey Heron    Ardea cinerea     
and     24     White Stork    Ciconia ciconia     

2001.01   16.02.2001   Hunting and the environment      
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
7s     9     Mallard    Anas platyrhynchos     

2002.01   03.06.2002   Zoological garden Schönbrunn   4v sheet   
White Stork Ciconia ciconia African Jacana Actophilornis africanus
0.58€     24     White Stork    Ciconia ciconia     
and     47     Common Crane    Grus grus     
and              Not identified     
and     37     Cape Vulture    Gyps coprotheres     
and     24     Yellow-billed Stork    Mycteria ibis     
and     22     Greater Flamingo    Phoenicopterus roseus     
and     26     Black Heron    Egretta ardesiaca     
and     29     Great White Pelican    Pelecanus onocrotalus     
1.38€     60     African Jacana    Actophilornis africanus     
and     9     Knob-billed Duck    Sarkidiornis melanotos     

2002.02   25.10.2002   Thayatal national park      
Black Stork Ciconia nigra
0.58€     24     Black Stork    Ciconia nigra     

2003.01   11.07.2003   World cultural heritage: Lake Neusiedler      
Great Egret Ardea alba
1€     26     Great Egret    Ardea alba     

2005.01   14.09.2005   Autumn      
Little Owl Athene noctua
55c     74     Little Owl    Athene noctua     

2006.02   06.11.2006   Animals   2v booklet, sa   
Northern Bald Ibis Geronticus eremita
55c     25     Northern Bald Ibis    Geronticus eremita     

2007.01   07.09.2007   Eagle      
White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla
55c     37     White-tailed Eagle    Haliaeetus albicilla     

2007.02   24.09.2007   Fauna   Booklet   
55c     37     Golden Eagle    Aquila chrysaetos     

2008.01   25.02.2008   Fauna   2v set, sa   
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis
65c     88     Common Kingfisher    Alcedo atthis     

2008.03   13.06.2008   Fauna   2v set, sa   
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops
75c     92     Eurasian Hoopoe    Upupa epops     

2009.01   05.04.2009   Barn Owl   sa   
Western Barn Owl Tyto alba
55c     73     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     

2009.02   28.08.2009   Bee-eater   sa   
European Bee-eater Merops apiaster
55c     91     European Bee-eater    Merops apiaster     

2010.01   28.05.2010   Roller and Golden Eagle   sa   
European Roller Coracias garrulus Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos
55c     86     European Roller    Coracias garrulus     
75c     37     Golden Eagle    Aquila chrysaetos     

2011.01   15.06.2011   Europa      
Common Pheasant Phasianus colchicus
90c     14     Common Pheasant    Phasianus colchicus     MS

2011.02   21.10.2011   Burgenland      
White Stork Ciconia ciconia
90c     24     White Stork    Ciconia ciconia     

2013.01   07.06.2013   Nature protection      
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis
90c     88     Common Kingfisher    Alcedo atthis     

2014.01   16.05.2014   Wildlife and hunting      
Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola
170c     63     Eurasian Woodcock    Scolopax rusticola     

Austria map

Location: Central Europe
Population: 8.1 million
Climate: temperate; continental, cloudy; cold winters with frequent rain in lowlands and snow in mountains; cool summers with occasional showers
Terrain: in the west and south mostly mountains (Alps); along the eastern and northern margins mostly flat or gently sloping

Birds: 408 species

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