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Bird stamps from Biafra

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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1968.01   Overprint SOVEREIGN BIAFRA on Nigeria 1966.02-03      
Splendid Sunbird Cinnyris coccinigastrus Saddle-billed Stork Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis Grey Parrot Psittacus erithacus Grey Crowned Crane Balearica regulorum
1½d     228     Splendid Sunbird    Cinnyris coccinigastrus     
6d     64     Saddle-billed Stork    Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis     
9d     107     Grey Parrot    Psittacus erithacus     
1s3d     32     Grey Crowned Crane    Balearica regulorum     

1968.02   Overprint SOVEREIGN BIAFRA on Nigeria 1966.01-02      
Red-headed Malimbe Malimbus rubricollis Blue-breasted Kingfisher Halcyon malimbica Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
2d     230     Red-headed Malimbe    Malimbus rubricollis     
and     230     Village Weaver    Ploceus cucullatus     
1s     90     Blue-breasted Kingfisher    Halcyon malimbica     
    70     Western Cattle Egret    Bubulcus ibis     

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Location: Western Africa
Status: No longer a stamp-issuing entity. Biafra was a proclaimed independent repuplic in the eastern region of Nigeria 1967-1970.

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