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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1962.01   23.06.1962   Birds of Antwerp Zoo      
Guianan Cock-of-the-rock Rupicola rupicola Red Lory Eos bornea Guinea Turaco Tauraco persa Keel-billed Toucan Ramphastos sulfuratus Greater Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea apoda Congo Peacock Afropavo congensis
40c     120     Guianan Cock-of-the-rock    Rupicola rupicola     
1f     108     Red Lory    Eos bornea     
2f     71     Guinea Turaco    Tauraco persa     
2.50f     100     Keel-billed Toucan    Ramphastos sulfuratus     
3f     167     Greater Bird-of-paradise    Paradisaea apoda     
6f     14     Congo Peacock    Afropavo congensis     

1966.01   08.10.1966   Antarctic expeditions      
Emperor Penguin Aptenodytes forsteri
10f     16     Emperor Penguin    Aptenodytes forsteri     MS

1971.01   19.06.1971   10th anniversary of Antarctic treaty      
Adelie Penguin Pygoscelis adeliae
10f     16     Adelie Penguin    Pygoscelis adeliae     

1972.01   16.12.1972   Birds from Zwin nature reserve      
Greylag Goose Anser anser Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus White Stork Ciconia ciconia Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus
2f     9     Greylag Goose    Anser anser     
4.50f     57     Northern Lapwing    Vanellus vanellus     
8f     24     White Stork    Ciconia ciconia     
9f     105     Common Kestrel    Falco tinnunculus     

1983.01   27.06.1983   Tourism   4v set   
Mute Swan Cygnus olor
8f     9     Mute Swan    Cygnus olor     

1985.01   30.09.1985   Birds      
Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis
3f     232     Hawfinch    Coccothraustes coccothraustes     
9f     232     European Goldfinch    Carduelis carduelis     

1986.01   25.08.1986   Birds      
European Robin Erithacus rubecula
3.50f     219     European Robin    Erithacus rubecula     

1986.02   15.12.1986   Birds      
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis
8f     88     Common Kingfisher    Alcedo atthis     

1987.01   14.03.1987   European environment year   3v set   
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
26f     105     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     

1987.02   07.09.1987   Birds      
Eurasian Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus
7f     179     Eurasian Blue Tit    Cyanistes caeruleus     

1988.01   08.02.1988   The sea   4v strip   
Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus
10f     53     Eurasian Oystercatcher    Haematopus ostralegus     
and     63     Spotted Redshank    Tringa erythropus     

1988.02   12.09.1988   Birds      
Eurasian Nuthatch Sitta europaea Eurasian Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula
5f     212     Eurasian Nuthatch    Sitta europaea     
6f     232     Eurasian Bullfinch    Pyrrhula pyrrhula     

1989.01   17.04.1989   Birds      
Bluethroat Luscinia svecica
4f     219     Bluethroat    Luscinia svecica     

1989.02   04.09.1989   Ducks   Booklet   
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Eurasian Teal Anas crecca Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata Northern Pintail Anas acuta
13f     9     Mallard    Anas platyrhynchos     
13f     9     Eurasian Teal    Anas crecca     
13f     9     Northern Shoveler    Anas clypeata     
13f     9     Northern Pintail    Anas acuta     

1989.03   04.12.1989   Birds      
Eurasian Tree Sparrow Passer montanus
2f     224     Eurasian Tree Sparrow    Passer montanus     

1990.01   08.01.1990   Birds      
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos minor
1f     104     Lesser Spotted Woodpecker    Dendrocopos minor     

1990.02   15.01.1990   Birds      
Common Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs
10f     232     Common Chaffinch    Fringilla coelebs     

1990.03   24.12.1990   Birds      
European Stonechat Saxicola rubicola
4.50f     219     European Stonechat    Saxicola rubicola     

1991.01   28.09.1991   Birds      
Goldcrest Regulus regulus Common Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus Song Thrush Turdus philomelos
50c     207     Goldcrest    Regulus regulus     
3f     237     Common Reed Bunting    Emberiza schoeniclus     
9f     218     Song Thrush    Turdus philomelos     

1992.01   01.04.1992   Birds      
Eurasian Wren Troglodytes troglodytes
11f     210     Eurasian Wren    Troglodytes troglodytes     

1992.02   01.06.1992   Birds      
Common Redpoll Acanthis flammea Common Blackbird Turdus merula White-throated Dipper Cinclus cinclus Great Tit Parus major European Greenfinch Chloris chloris
1f     232     Common Redpoll    Acanthis flammea     
2f     218     Common Blackbird    Turdus merula     
6f     220     White-throated Dipper    Cinclus cinclus     
8f     179     Great Tit    Parus major     
10f     232     European Greenfinch    Chloris chloris     

1992.03   31.08.1992   Birds      
White Wagtail Motacilla alba Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica Eurasian Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus
4f     230     White Wagtail    Motacilla alba     
5f     185     Barn Swallow    Hirundo rustica     
7f     159     Eurasian Golden Oriole    Oriolus oriolus     

1993.01   04.10.1993   Birds      
Eurasian Jay Garrulus glandarius
5.50f     163     Eurasian Jay    Garrulus glandarius     

1994.01   03.01.1994   Birds      
House Sparrow Passer domesticus Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus
13f     224     House Sparrow    Passer domesticus     
16f     172     Bohemian Waxwing    Bombycilla garrulus     

1994.02   03.10.1994   Birds      
Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus
6.50f     194     Sedge Warbler    Acrocephalus schoenobaenus     

1995.01   18.12.1995   Birds      
Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus
14f     193     Willow Warbler    Phylloscopus trochilus     

1996.01   04.05.1996   Birds      
Common Starling Sturnus vulgaris
5f     216     Common Starling    Sturnus vulgaris     

1996.02   29.06.1996   Birds      
Redwing Turdus iliacus European Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca
2f     218     Redwing    Turdus iliacus     
4f     219     European Pied Flycatcher    Ficedula hypoleuca     

1996.03   07.10.1996   Birds      
Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus
6f     232     Eurasian Siskin    Spinus spinus     

1997.01   10.03.1997   Birds   Vertical format   
Willow Tit Poecile montanus
15f     179     Willow Tit    Poecile montanus     

1997.02   07.04.1997   Birds      
Eurasian Magpie Pica pica
150f     163     Eurasian Magpie    Pica pica     

1997.03   05.05.1997   Birds      
Eurasian Skylark Alauda arvensis
3f     183     Eurasian Skylark    Alauda arvensis     

1997.04   01.09.1997   Birds      
Western Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava
7f     230     Western Yellow Wagtail    Motacilla flava     

1997.05   01.12.1997   Coilstamp   Horizontal format   1997.01
Willow Tit Poecile montanus
15f     179     Willow Tit    Poecile montanus     

1998.01   04.05.1998   Birds      
European Crested Tit Lophophanes cristatus
1f     179     European Crested Tit    Lophophanes cristatus     

1998.02   06.07.1998   Birds      
Great Grey Shrike Lanius excubitor
7.50f     157     Great Grey Shrike    Lanius excubitor     

1998.03   10.08.1998   Birds      
European Green Woodpecker Picus viridis
9f     104     European Green Woodpecker    Picus viridis     

1998.04   29.09.1998   Birds      
European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur
10f     69     European Turtle Dove    Streptopelia turtur     

1998.05   14.12.1998   Birds      
Fieldfare Turdus pilaris
21f     218     Fieldfare    Turdus pilaris     

1999.01   23.01.1999   Birds      
Coal Tit Periparus ater
16f     179     Coal Tit    Periparus ater     

1999.02   20.02.1999   Owls      
Western Barn Owl Tyto alba Little Owl Athene noctua Tawny Owl Strix aluco Long-eared Owl Asio otus
17f     73     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     
17f     74     Little Owl    Athene noctua     
17f     74     Tawny Owl    Strix aluco     
17f     74     Long-eared Owl    Asio otus     

2000.01   24.01.2000   Birds   Vertical format   
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio
16f     157     Red-backed Shrike    Lanius collurio     

2000.02   08.05.2000   Birds      
Red Crossbill Loxia curvirostra Short-toed Treecreeper Certhia brachydactyla Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis Brambling Fringilla montifringilla
1f     232     Red Crossbill    Loxia curvirostra     
2f     214     Short-toed Treecreeper    Certhia brachydactyla     
3f     230     Meadow Pipit    Anthus pratensis     
5f     232     Brambling    Fringilla montifringilla     

2000.03   04.09.2000   Coilstamp   Horizontal format   2000.01
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio
16f     157     Red-backed Shrike    Lanius collurio     

2000.04   11.09.2000   Birds      
Wood Warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix
10f     193     Wood Warbler    Phylloscopus sibilatrix     

2000.05   04.12.2000   Birds, dual currency      1992.02
Great Tit Parus major
8f     179     Great Tit    Parus major     

2001.01   26.03.2001   Birds, dual currency      
Goldcrest Regulus regulus Great Grey Shrike Lanius excubitor Fieldfare Turdus pilaris Eurasian Magpie Pica pica
0.50f     207     Goldcrest    Regulus regulus     1991.01
7.50f     157     Great Grey Shrike    Lanius excubitor     1998.02
21f     218     Fieldfare    Turdus pilaris     1998.05
150f     163     Eurasian Magpie    Pica pica     1997.02

2001.02   13.06.2001   Birds      
Common Tern Sterna hirundo
16f     65     Common Tern    Sterna hirundo     

2002.01   04.05.2002   Birds      
Stock Dove Columba oenas
0.07€     69     Stock Dove    Columba oenas     

2002.02   15.07.2002   Birds      
Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus
0.25€     53     Eurasian Oystercatcher    Haematopus ostralegus     

2002.03   04.11.2002   Birds      
Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto Black Tern Chlidonias niger Common Redshank Tringa totanus Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula Ruff Philomachus pugnax
0.41€     69     Eurasian Collared Dove    Streptopelia decaocto     
0.57€     65     Black Tern    Chlidonias niger     
0.70€     63     Common Redshank    Tringa totanus     
    219     Northern Wheatear    Oenanthe oenanthe     
    57     Common Ringed Plover    Charadrius hiaticula     
    63     Ruff    Philomachus pugnax     

2003.01   29.03.2003   Birds      
Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major
0.35€     104     Great Spotted Woodpecker    Dendrocopos major     

2003.02   11.08.2003   Birds      
Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops
0.02€     63     Common Snipe    Gallinago gallinago     
0.52€     92     Eurasian Hoopoe    Upupa epops     

2003.03   27.10.2003   Birds      
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
3.72€     45     Common Moorhen    Gallinula chloropus     

2004.01   19.04.2004   Birds      
Common Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata Common House Martin Delichon urbicum Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus European Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria Eurasian Eagle-Owl Bubo bubo
0.01€     219     Common Nightingale    Luscinia megarhynchos     
0.40€     219     Spotted Flycatcher    Muscicapa striata     
0.44€     185     Common House Martin    Delichon urbicum     
0.55€     57     Little Ringed Plover    Charadrius dubius     
0.65€     65     Black-headed Gull    Chroicocephalus ridibundus     
0.75€     57     European Golden Plover    Pluvialis apricaria     
    74     Eurasian Eagle-Owl    Bubo bubo     

2004.02   27.09.2004   Forest week   4v sheet   
Eurasian Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla Common Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos Eurasian Jay Garrulus glandarius
0.44€     202     Eurasian Blackcap    Sylvia atricapilla     
0.44€     219     Common Nightingale    Luscinia megarhynchos     
and     219     European Robin    Erithacus rubecula     
0.44€     163     Eurasian Jay    Garrulus glandarius     

2004.03   18.10.2004   Belgica 2006   5v sheet   
European Robin Erithacus rubecula
0.44€     219     European Robin    Erithacus rubecula     

2005.01   21.03.2005   Birds      
Cirl Bunting Emberiza cirlus Mediterranean Gull Ichthyaetus melanocephalus Grey Partridge Perdix perdix
0.05€     237     Cirl Bunting    Emberiza cirlus     
0.20€     65     Mediterranean Gull    Ichthyaetus melanocephalus     
0.60€     14     Grey Partridge    Perdix perdix     

2005.02   04.04.2005   Stamp day      
Black Stork Ciconia nigra
    24     Black Stork    Ciconia nigra     

2005.03   04.04.2005   Birds      
Marsh Tit Poecile palustris Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus Common Firecrest Regulus ignicapilla
0.03€     179     Marsh Tit    Poecile palustris     
0.44€     69     Common Wood Pigeon    Columba palumbus     
0.75€     207     Common Firecrest    Regulus ignicapilla     

2005.04   10.10.2005   H C Andersen   5v sheet   
Mute Swan Cygnus olor
0.50€     9     Mute Swan    Cygnus olor     

2005.05   10.10.2005   H C Andersen   Booklet, sa   2005.04
Mute Swan Cygnus olor Mute Swan Cygnus olor
0.50€     9     Mute Swan    Cygnus olor     cl
0.50€     9     Mute Swan    Cygnus olor     cr

2006.01   23.01.2006   Birds      
Corn Crake Crex crex Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta
0.30€     45     Corn Crake    Crex crex     
0.46€     56     Pied Avocet    Recurvirostra avosetta     

2006.02   20.03.2006   Birds      
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa
0.78€     63     Black-tailed Godwit    Limosa limosa     

2006.03   15.05.2006   Birds      
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus
4.30€     21     Great Crested Grebe    Podiceps cristatus     

2006.04   06.06.2006   Birds      
Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis
0.23€     21     Black-necked Grebe    Podiceps nigricollis     

2007.01   29.01.2007   Birds      
Common Swift Apus apus Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus
0.70€     81     Common Swift    Apus apus     
0.75€     105     Common Kestrel    Falco tinnunculus     

2007.02   26.02.2007   Birds      
Eurasian Teal Anas crecca Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus
0.05€     9     Eurasian Teal    Anas crecca     
0.10€     74     Boreal Owl    Aegolius funereus     

2007.03   26.03.2007   Birds      
Western Jackdaw Coloeus monedula
0.23€     163     Western Jackdaw    Coloeus monedula     

2007.04   09.07.2007   Birds      
Little Owl Athene noctua
0.06€     74     Little Owl    Athene noctua     

2007.05   11.11.2007   Birds      
Long-eared Owl Asio otus
0.40€     74     Long-eared Owl    Asio otus     

2008.01   21.01.2008   Birds      
Dunnock Prunella modularis Spotted Nutcracker Nucifraga caryocatactes Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
0.10€     229     Dunnock    Prunella modularis     
0.15€     163     Spotted Nutcracker    Nucifraga caryocatactes     
4.40€     105     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     

2008.02   21.01.2008   Magritte   5v sheet   
Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto
1     69     Eurasian Collared Dove    Streptopelia decaocto     

2009.01   02.01.2009   Birds      
White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla
4.60€     37     White-tailed Eagle    Haliaeetus albicilla     

2009.02   09.03.2009   Preserve the polar regions and glaciers   2v sheet   
Emperor Penguin Aptenodytes forsteri
1     16     Emperor Penguin    Aptenodytes forsteri     

2009.03   06.04.2009   Birds      
Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola
0.27€     63     Eurasian Woodcock    Scolopax rusticola     

2009.04   21.09.2009   Birds      
Black Woodpecker Dryocopus martius
0.01€     104     Black Woodpecker    Dryocopus martius     

2009.05   05.10.2009   Birds      
Tawny Owl Strix aluco
0.10€     74     Tawny Owl    Strix aluco     

2010.01   04.01.2010   Birds      
Western Barn Owl Tyto alba
4.60€     73     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     

2010.02   18.01.2010   Birds      
Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis
0.05€     21     Little Grebe    Tachybaptus ruficollis     

2010.03   15.04.2010   Buzin's birds   Sheet   

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Common Buzzard  Buteo buteo Eurasian Hobby  Falco subbuteo European Honey Buzzard  Pernis apivorus Red Kite  Milvus milvus Northern Goshawk  Accipiter gentilis
1     37     Common Buzzard    Buteo buteo     
1     105     Eurasian Hobby    Falco subbuteo     
1     37     European Honey Buzzard    Pernis apivorus     
1     37     Red Kite    Milvus milvus     
1     37     Northern Goshawk    Accipiter gentilis     

2010.04   12.05.2010   Birds      
Eurasian Coot Fulica atra
1     45     Eurasian Coot    Fulica atra     

2010.05   14.06.2010   Birds      
Common Pheasant Phasianus colchicus
4.09€     14     Common Pheasant    Phasianus colchicus     

2011.01   03.01.2011   Birds      
Northern Pintail Anas acuta Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus
0.08€     9     Northern Pintail    Anas acuta     
*     36     Western Osprey    Pandion haliaetus     

2011.02   19.09.2011   Europa   2v sheet   
Eurasian Jay Garrulus glandarius
3     163     Eurasian Jay    Garrulus glandarius     

2012.01   11.02.2012   Birds      
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus
*     74     Short-eared Owl    Asio flammeus     

2012.02   16.04.2012   Pets   10v booklet, sa   
Atlantic Canary Serinus canaria Budgerigar Melopsittacus undulatus
1     232     Atlantic Canary    Serinus canaria     
1     108     Budgerigar    Melopsittacus undulatus     

2013.01   12.01.2013   Birds      
Black Grouse Lyrurus tetrix Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea
*     14     Black Grouse    Lyrurus tetrix     
*     65     Arctic Tern    Sterna paradisaea     

2013.02   13.05.2013   Antwerp Zoo   10v booklet, sa   
Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus
1     74     Snowy Owl    Bubo scandiacus     
1     16     King Penguin    Aptenodytes patagonicus     

2013.03   16.10.2013   Birds      
Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus
*     57     Northern Lapwing    Vanellus vanellus     

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Location: Western Europe
Population: 10.2 million
Climate: temperate; mild winters, cool summers; rainy, humid, cloudy
Terrain: flat coastal plains in northwest, central rolling hills, rugged mountains of Ardennes Forest in southeast

Birds: 436 species

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