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Bird stamps from Bahrain

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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1966.01   01.01.1966   Definitives      
Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus
200f     104     Lanner Falcon    Falco biarmicus     

1980.01   01.11.1980   Falconry   Sheet   

Gyrfalcon Falco rusticolus Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Gyrfalcon Falco rusticolus Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus Gyrfalcon Falco rusticolus Gyrfalcon Falco rusticolus
100f     104     Gyrfalcon    Falco rusticolus     
100f     104     Lanner Falcon    Falco biarmicus     
100f     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     
100f     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     
100f     104     Gyrfalcon    Falco rusticolus     
100f     104     Lanner Falcon    Falco biarmicus     
100f     104     Gyrfalcon    Falco rusticolus     
100f     104     Gyrfalcon    Falco rusticolus     

1990.01   17.02.1990   Bustard   Sheet   

Macqueen's Bustard Chlamydotis macqueenii Macqueen's Bustard Chlamydotis macqueenii Macqueen's Bustard Chlamydotis macqueenii Macqueen's Bustard Chlamydotis macqueenii Macqueen's Bustard Chlamydotis macqueenii Macqueen's Bustard Chlamydotis macqueenii Macqueen's Bustard Chlamydotis macqueenii Macqueen's Bustard Chlamydotis macqueenii Macqueen's Bustard Chlamydotis macqueenii Macqueen's Bustard Chlamydotis macqueenii Macqueen's Bustard Chlamydotis macqueenii Macqueen's Bustard Chlamydotis macqueenii
150f     23     Macqueen's Bustard    Chlamydotis macqueenii     
150f     23     Macqueen's Bustard    Chlamydotis macqueenii     
150f     23     Macqueen's Bustard    Chlamydotis macqueenii     
150f     23     Macqueen's Bustard    Chlamydotis macqueenii     
150f     23     Macqueen's Bustard    Chlamydotis macqueenii     
150f     23     Macqueen's Bustard    Chlamydotis macqueenii     
150f     23     Macqueen's Bustard    Chlamydotis macqueenii     
150f     23     Macqueen's Bustard    Chlamydotis macqueenii     
150f     23     Macqueen's Bustard    Chlamydotis macqueenii     
150f     23     Macqueen's Bustard    Chlamydotis macqueenii     
150f     23     Macqueen's Bustard    Chlamydotis macqueenii     
150f     23     Macqueen's Bustard    Chlamydotis macqueenii     

1991.01   15.09.1991   Birds   Sheet   

Crested Lark Galerida cristata Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops White-eared Bulbul Pycnonotus leucotis European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus House Sparrow Passer domesticus Iberian Grey Shrike Lanius meridionalis Rose-ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri
150f     185     Crested Lark    Galerida cristata     
150f     84     Eurasian Hoopoe    Upupa epops     
150f     186     White-eared Bulbul    Pycnonotus leucotis     
150f     27     European Turtle Dove    Streptopelia turtur     
150f     27     Eurasian Collared Dove    Streptopelia decaocto     
150f     104     Common Kestrel    Falco tinnunculus     
150f     226     House Sparrow    Passer domesticus     
150f     159     Iberian Grey Shrike    Lanius meridionalis     
150f     108     Rose-ringed Parakeet    Psittacula krameri     

1992.01   21.03.1992   Migratory birds   Sheet   

White Stork Ciconia ciconia European Bee-eater Merops apiaster Common Starling Sturnus vulgaris Grey Hypocolius Hypocolius ampelinus Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus European Roller Coracias garrulus European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio Redwing Turdus iliacus White Wagtail Motacilla alba Eurasian Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus European Robin Erithacus rubecula Thrush Nightingale Luscinia luscinia Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
150f     64     White Stork    Ciconia ciconia     
150f     93     European Bee-eater    Merops apiaster     
150f     218     Common Starling    Sturnus vulgaris     
150f     176     Grey Hypocolius    Hypocolius ampelinus     
150f     24     Common Cuckoo    Cuculus canorus     
150f     220     Mistle Thrush    Turdus viscivorus     
150f     88     European Roller    Coracias garrulus     
150f     234     European Goldfinch    Carduelis carduelis     
150f     159     Red-backed Shrike    Lanius collurio     
150f     220     Redwing    Turdus iliacus     
150f     232     White Wagtail    Motacilla alba     
150f     161     Eurasian Golden Oriole    Oriolus oriolus     
150f     221     European Robin    Erithacus rubecula     
150f     221     Thrush Nightingale    Luscinia luscinia     
150f     221     Spotted Flycatcher    Muscicapa striata     
150f     187     Barn Swallow    Hirundo rustica     

1993.01   22.05.1993   Water birds   Sheet   

Purple Heron Ardea purpurea Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus Socotra Cormorant Phalacrocorax nigrogularis Crab-plover Dromas ardeola Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres Water Rail Rallus aquaticus Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Heuglin's Gull Larus heuglini
150f     70     Purple Heron    Ardea purpurea     
150f     30     Common Moorhen    Gallinula chloropus     
150f     67     Socotra Cormorant    Phalacrocorax nigrogularis     
150f     41     Crab-plover    Dromas ardeola     
150f     90     Common Kingfisher    Alcedo atthis     
150f     44     Northern Lapwing    Vanellus vanellus     
150f     40     Eurasian Oystercatcher    Haematopus ostralegus     
150f     70     Black-crowned Night Heron    Nycticorax nycticorax     
150f     52     Caspian Tern    Hydroprogne caspia     
150f     50     Ruddy Turnstone    Arenaria interpres     
150f     30     Water Rail    Rallus aquaticus     
150f     13     Mallard    Anas platyrhynchos     
150f     52     Heuglin's Gull    Larus heuglini     

1997.01   16.09.1997   Save the ozone layer      
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis
80f     90     Common Kingfisher    Alcedo atthis     
100f     90     Common Kingfisher    Alcedo atthis     = 80f
200f     90     Common Kingfisher    Alcedo atthis     = 80f
250f     90     Common Kingfisher    Alcedo atthis     = 80f

2000.01   09.10.2000   Bahrain's passage through time   12v sheet   
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200f     104     Saker Falcon    Falco cherrug     

2003.01   05.06.2003   World environment day   12v sheet   
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100f     13     Mute Swan    Cygnus olor     
100f     10     Indian Peafowl    Pavo cristatus     
100f     35     Greater Flamingo    Phoenicopterus roseus     
100f     1     Common Ostrich    Struthio camelus     

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Location: Middle East, archipelago in the Persian Gulf
Population: 634,100
Climate: arid; mild, pleasant winters; very hot, humid summers
Terrain: mostly low desert plain rising gently to low central escarpment

Birds: 333 species

Links:
Where do you want to go birding today?
List of birds of Bahrain - Wikipedia
Avibase - Bird Checklists of the World

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19.01.2020