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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1966.01   30.09.1966   Overprint REPUBLIC OF BOTSWANA on Bechuanaland 1961.01      
African Golden Oriole Oriolus auratus African Hoopoe Upupa africana Scarlet-chested Sunbird Chalcomitra senegalensis Yellow Bishop Euplectes capensis Swallow-tailed Bee-eater Merops hirundineus African Grey Hornbill Lophoceros nasutus Red-headed Weaver Anaplectes rubriceps Brown-hooded Kingfisher Halcyon albiventris
1c     161     African Golden Oriole    Oriolus auratus     
2c     84     African Hoopoe    Upupa africana     
2½c     225     Scarlet-chested Sunbird    Chalcomitra senegalensis     
3c     227     Yellow Bishop    Euplectes capensis     
5c     93     Swallow-tailed Bee-eater    Merops hirundineus     
7½c     87     African Grey Hornbill    Lophoceros nasutus     
10c     227     Red-headed Weaver    Anaplectes rubriceps     
12½c     90     Brown-hooded Kingfisher    Halcyon albiventris     

1967.01   03.01.1967   Birds      
Eurasian Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus African Hoopoe Upupa africana Groundscraper Thrush Turdus litsitsirupa Blue Waxbill Uraeginthus angolensis Secretarybird Sagittarius serpentarius Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill Tockus leucomelas Crimson-breasted Shrike Laniarius atrococcineus Malachite Kingfisher Corythornis cristatus African Fish Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer Grey Go-away-bird Corythaixoides concolor Common Scimitarbill Rhinopomastus cyanomelas Knob-billed Duck Sarkidiornis melanotos Crested Barbet Trachyphonus vaillantii Diederik Cuckoo Chrysococcyx caprius
1c     161     Eurasian Golden Oriole    Oriolus oriolus     
2c     84     African Hoopoe    Upupa africana     
3c     220     Groundscraper Thrush    Turdus litsitsirupa     
4c     228     Blue Waxbill    Uraeginthus angolensis     
5c     76     Secretarybird    Sagittarius serpentarius     
7c     87     Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill    Tockus leucomelas     
10c     145     Crimson-breasted Shrike    Laniarius atrococcineus     
15c     90     Malachite Kingfisher    Corythornis cristatus     
20c     78     African Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus vocifer     
25c     22     Grey Go-away-bird    Corythaixoides concolor     
35c     85     Common Scimitarbill    Rhinopomastus cyanomelas     
50c     13     Knob-billed Duck    Sarkidiornis melanotos     
1r     100     Crested Barbet    Trachyphonus vaillantii     
2r     24     Diederik Cuckoo    Chrysococcyx caprius     

1975.01   23.06.1975   Rock paintings, Tsodilo Hills   4v set   
Common Ostrich Struthio camelus
4c     1     Common Ostrich    Struthio camelus     

1978.01   03.07.1978   Birds      
Northern Black Korhaan Afrotis afraoides Marabou Stork Leptoptilos crumenifer Green Wood Hoopoe Phoeniculus purpureus Southern Carmine Bee-eater Merops nubicoides African Jacana Actophilornis africanus African Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone viridis Bennett's Woodpecker Campethera bennettii Southern Red Bishop Euplectes orix Crowned Lapwing Vanellus coronatus Giant Kingfisher Megaceryle maxima White-faced Whistling Duck Dendrocygna viduata Striated Heron Butorides striata Black-headed Heron Ardea melanocephala Spotted Eagle-Owl Bubo africanus Gabar Goshawk Micronisus gabar Martial Eagle Polemaetus bellicosus Saddle-billed Stork Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis
1t     23     Northern Black Korhaan    Afrotis afraoides     
2t     64     Marabou Stork    Leptoptilos crumenifer     
3t     85     Green Wood Hoopoe    Phoeniculus purpureus     
4t     93     Southern Carmine Bee-eater    Merops nubicoides     
5t     46     African Jacana    Actophilornis africanus     
7t     164     African Paradise Flycatcher    Terpsiphone viridis     
10t     102     Bennett's Woodpecker    Campethera bennettii     
15t     227     Southern Red Bishop    Euplectes orix     
20t     43     Crowned Lapwing    Vanellus coronatus     
25t     90     Giant Kingfisher    Megaceryle maxima     
30t     13     White-faced Whistling Duck    Dendrocygna viduata     
35t     70     Striated Heron    Butorides striata     
45t     70     Black-headed Heron    Ardea melanocephala     
50t     80     Spotted Eagle-Owl    Bubo africanus     
1p     78     Gabar Goshawk    Micronisus gabar     
2p     78     Martial Eagle    Polemaetus bellicosus     
5p     64     Saddle-billed Stork    Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis     

1979.01   27.08.1979   Sir Rowland Hill, stamp on stamp   3v set   1967.01
African Hoopoe Upupa africana
45t     84     African Hoopoe    Upupa africana     

1980.01   06.10.1980   World tourism conference      
Lesser Flamingo Phoeniconaias minor
5t     35     Lesser Flamingo    Phoeniconaias minor     

1981.01   01.09.1981   Surcharge on 1978.01      
Striated Heron Butorides striata Bennett's Woodpecker Campethera bennettii
25t     70     Striated Heron    Butorides striata     
30t     102     Bennett's Woodpecker    Campethera bennettii     

1982.01   01.07.1982   Birds      
Southern Masked Weaver Ploceus velatus Eastern Miombo Sunbird Cinnyris manoensis White-fronted Bee-eater Merops bullockoides Common Ostrich Struthio camelus Grey-headed Gull Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus African Pygmy Goose Nettapus auritus Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus Yellow-billed Stork Mycteria ibis Red-billed Teal Anas erythrorhyncha Western Barn Owl Tyto alba Hamerkop Scopus umbretta Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus Blacksmith Lapwing Vanellus armatus African Wattled Lapwing Vanellus senegallus Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris Cape Vulture Gyps coprotheres Augur Buzzard Buteo augur
1t     227     Southern Masked Weaver    Ploceus velatus     
2t     225     Eastern Miombo Sunbird    Cinnyris manoensis     
3t     93     White-fronted Bee-eater    Merops bullockoides     
4t     1     Common Ostrich    Struthio camelus     
5t     52     Grey-headed Gull    Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus     
6t     13     African Pygmy Goose    Nettapus auritus     
7t     70     Western Cattle Egret    Bubulcus ibis     
8t     104     Lanner Falcon    Falco biarmicus     
10t     64     Yellow-billed Stork    Mycteria ibis     
15t     13     Red-billed Teal    Anas erythrorhyncha     
20t     79     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     
25t     71     Hamerkop    Scopus umbretta     
30t     42     Black-winged Stilt    Himantopus himantopus     
35t     43     Blacksmith Lapwing    Vanellus armatus     
45t     43     African Wattled Lapwing    Vanellus senegallus     
50t     8     Helmeted Guineafowl    Numida meleagris     
1p     78     Cape Vulture    Gyps coprotheres     
2p     78     Augur Buzzard    Buteo augur     

1983.01   19.04.1983   Endangered species   4v set   
Wattled Crane Grus carunculata
7t     32     Wattled Crane    Grus carunculata     

1987.01   01.04.1987   Surcharge on 1982.01      
African Pygmy Goose Nettapus auritus Yellow-billed Stork Mycteria ibis Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris
3t     13     African Pygmy Goose    Nettapus auritus     
5t     64     Yellow-billed Stork    Mycteria ibis     
20t     8     Helmeted Guineafowl    Numida meleagris     

1987.02   03.08.1987   Animals   20v set   
Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
12t     70     Western Cattle Egret    Bubulcus ibis     

1989.01   05.07.1989   Red-throated Heron      
Slaty Egret Egretta vinaceigula Slaty Egret Egretta vinaceigula Slaty Egret Egretta vinaceigula Slaty Egret Egretta vinaceigula
8t     70     Slaty Egret    Egretta vinaceigula     
15t     70     Slaty Egret    Egretta vinaceigula     
30t     70     Slaty Egret    Egretta vinaceigula     
60t     70     Slaty Egret    Egretta vinaceigula     

1989.02   05.07.1989   Red-throated Heron   Sheet   1989.01
Slaty Egret Egretta vinaceigula Slaty Egret Egretta vinaceigula Slaty Egret Egretta vinaceigula Slaty Egret Egretta vinaceigula
8t     70     Slaty Egret    Egretta vinaceigula     
15t     70     Slaty Egret    Egretta vinaceigula     
30t     70     Slaty Egret    Egretta vinaceigula     
60t     70     Slaty Egret    Egretta vinaceigula     

1990.01   27.04.1990   Surcharge on 1987.02      
Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
50t     70     Western Cattle Egret    Bubulcus ibis     

1991.01   30.09.1991   African tourism year   4v set   
White-faced Whistling Duck Dendrocygna viduata African Fish Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer White-faced Whistling Duck Dendrocygna viduata
15t     13     White-faced Whistling Duck    Dendrocygna viduata     
35t     78     African Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus vocifer     
2p     13     White-faced Whistling Duck    Dendrocygna viduata     = 15t + 35t
and     78     African Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus vocifer     

1992.01   09.03.1992   Surcharge on 1987.02      
Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
8t     70     Western Cattle Egret    Bubulcus ibis     
10t     70     Western Cattle Egret    Bubulcus ibis     

1993.01   30.08.1993   Endangered eagles      
Long-crested Eagle Lophaetus occipitalis Black-chested Snake Eagle Circaetus pectoralis Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus Secretarybird Sagittarius serpentarius
10t     78     Long-crested Eagle    Lophaetus occipitalis     
25t     78     Black-chested Snake Eagle    Circaetus pectoralis     
50t     78     Bateleur    Terathopius ecaudatus     
1.50p     76     Secretarybird    Sagittarius serpentarius     

1994.01   26.09.1994   Environment protection   4v set   
Lesser Flamingo Phoeniconaias minor
10t     35     Lesser Flamingo    Phoeniconaias minor     

1995.01   06.11.1995   WWF   4v strip   
Common Ostrich Struthio camelus
80t     1     Common Ostrich    Struthio camelus     Egg

1997.01   04.08.1997   Birds      
Pel's Fishing Owl Scotopelia peli African Harrier-Hawk Polyboroides typus Meyer's Parrot Poicephalus meyeri Harlequin Quail Coturnix delegorguei Marico Sunbird Cinnyris mariquensis Kurrichane Thrush Turdus libonyana Red-headed Finch Amadina erythrocephala Red-billed Buffalo Weaver Bubalornis niger African Sacred Ibis Threskiornis aethiopicus Cape Shoveler Spatula smithii Greater Honeyguide Indicator indicator Woodland Kingfisher Halcyon senegalensis Purple Heron Ardea purpurea Yellow-billed Oxpecker Buphagus africanus Shaft-tailed Whydah Vidua regia White Stork Ciconia ciconia Ovambo Sparrowhawk Accipiter ovampensis Spotted Crake Porzana porzana
5t     80     Pel's Fishing Owl    Scotopelia peli     
10t     78     African Harrier-Hawk    Polyboroides typus     
15t     107     Meyer's Parrot    Poicephalus meyeri     
20t     10     Harlequin Quail    Coturnix delegorguei     
25t     225     Marico Sunbird    Cinnyris mariquensis     
30t     220     Kurrichane Thrush    Turdus libonyana     
40t     228     Red-headed Finch    Amadina erythrocephala     
50t     227     Red-billed Buffalo Weaver    Bubalornis niger     
60t     69     African Sacred Ibis    Threskiornis aethiopicus     
70t     13     Cape Shoveler    Spatula smithii     
80t     101     Greater Honeyguide    Indicator indicator     
1p     90     Woodland Kingfisher    Halcyon senegalensis     
1.25p     70     Purple Heron    Ardea purpurea     
1.50p     219     Yellow-billed Oxpecker    Buphagus africanus     
2p     229     Shaft-tailed Whydah    Vidua regia     
2.50p     64     White Stork    Ciconia ciconia     
5p     78     Ovambo Sparrowhawk    Accipiter ovampensis     
10p     30     Spotted Crake    Porzana porzana     

2000.01   05.04.2000   Scenic rivers   4v set   
Saddle-billed Stork Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis African Skimmer Rynchops flavirostris
35t     64     Saddle-billed Stork    Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis     
2p     52     African Skimmer    Rynchops flavirostris     

2000.02   06.12.2000   Okawango delta   5v set   
Wattled Crane Grus carunculata Pel's Fishing Owl Scotopelia peli
1.75p     32     Wattled Crane    Grus carunculata     
2p     80     Pel's Fishing Owl    Scotopelia peli     

2000.03   06.12.2000   Okawango delta   5v sheet   2000.02
Wattled Crane Grus carunculata Pel's Fishing Owl Scotopelia peli
1.75p     32     Wattled Crane    Grus carunculata     
2p     80     Pel's Fishing Owl    Scotopelia peli     

2001.01   01.02.2001   Hong Kong 2001   5v sheet   2000.03
Wattled Crane Grus carunculata Pel's Fishing Owl Scotopelia peli
1.75p     32     Wattled Crane    Grus carunculata     
2p     80     Pel's Fishing Owl    Scotopelia peli     

2001.02   12.05.2001   Kgalagadi transfrontier park   4v set   
Pygmy Falcon Polihierax semitorquatus
35t     104     Pygmy Falcon    Polihierax semitorquatus     
and     227     Sociable Weaver    Philetairus socius     

2001.03   12.12.2001   Chobe river   5v set   
Southern Carmine Bee-eater Merops nubicoides
50t     93     Southern Carmine Bee-eater    Merops nubicoides     

2001.04   12.12.2001   Chobe river   5v sheet   2001.03
Southern Carmine Bee-eater Merops nubicoides
50t     93     Southern Carmine Bee-eater    Merops nubicoides     

2002.01   18.12.2002   Makgadikgadi pans   5v set   
Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus
2.50p     73     Great White Pelican    Pelecanus onocrotalus     
and     35     Greater Flamingo    Phoenicopterus roseus     
2.75p     35     Greater Flamingo    Phoenicopterus roseus     
and     73     Great White Pelican    Pelecanus onocrotalus     
3.30p     73     Great White Pelican    Pelecanus onocrotalus     
and     35     Greater Flamingo    Phoenicopterus roseus     

2002.02   18.12.2002   Makgadikgadi pans   5v sheet   2002.01
Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus
2.50p     73     Great White Pelican    Pelecanus onocrotalus     
and     35     Greater Flamingo    Phoenicopterus roseus     
2.75p     35     Greater Flamingo    Phoenicopterus roseus     
and     73     Great White Pelican    Pelecanus onocrotalus     
3.30p     73     Great White Pelican    Pelecanus onocrotalus     
and     35     Greater Flamingo    Phoenicopterus roseus     

2003.01   23.12.2003   Limpopo river   5v set   
Verreaux's Eagle Aquila verreauxii Common Ostrich Struthio camelus
1.45p     78     Verreaux's Eagle    Aquila verreauxii     
2.50p     1     Common Ostrich    Struthio camelus     

2003.02   23.12.2003   Limpopo river   5v sheet   2003.01
Verreaux's Eagle Aquila verreauxii Common Ostrich Struthio camelus
1.45p     78     Verreaux's Eagle    Aquila verreauxii     
2.50p     1     Common Ostrich    Struthio camelus     

2004.01   11.10.2004   SAPOA   Sheet   

Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus African Fish Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer African Fish Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer Bar-tailed Trogon Apaloderma vittatum Purple-crested Turaco Tauraco porphyreolophus African Fish Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer Blue Crane Grus paradisea Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
40t     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     
50t     78     African Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus vocifer     
60t     78     African Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus vocifer     
70t     83     Bar-tailed Trogon    Apaloderma vittatum     
80t     22     Purple-crested Turaco    Tauraco porphyreolophus     
1p     78     African Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus vocifer     
2p     32     Blue Crane    Grus paradisea     
5p     70     Western Cattle Egret    Bubulcus ibis     

2004.02   11.10.2004   SAPOA      2004.01
Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
5p     70     Western Cattle Egret    Bubulcus ibis     

2005.01   25.10.2005   WWF   4v set   
Ring-necked Dove Streptopelia capicola
80t     27     Ring-necked Dove    Streptopelia capicola     

2005.02   25.10.2005   WWF   Sheet with 2 sets   2005.01
Ring-necked Dove Streptopelia capicola
80t     27     Ring-necked Dove    Streptopelia capicola     

2005.03   20.12.2005   Christmas      
Laughing Dove Spilopelia senegalensis Red-eyed Dove Streptopelia semitorquata Namaqua Dove Oena capensis African Green Pigeon Treron calvus
80t     27     Laughing Dove    Spilopelia senegalensis     
2.10p     27     Red-eyed Dove    Streptopelia semitorquata     
3.90p     27     Namaqua Dove    Oena capensis     
4.70p     27     African Green Pigeon    Treron calvus     

2007.01   13.03.2007   Kingfishers      
Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis Malachite Kingfisher Corythornis cristatus Woodland Kingfisher Halcyon senegalensis Brown-hooded Kingfisher Halcyon albiventris
1.10p     90     Pied Kingfisher    Ceryle rudis     
2.60p     90     Malachite Kingfisher    Corythornis cristatus     
4.10p     90     Woodland Kingfisher    Halcyon senegalensis     
4.90p     90     Brown-hooded Kingfisher    Halcyon albiventris     

2007.02   09.10.2007   SAPOA   5v sheet   
Yellow-billed Oxpecker Buphagus africanus
4.90p     219     Yellow-billed Oxpecker    Buphagus africanus     

2007.03   13.10.2007   University of Botswana   4v set   
African Jacana Actophilornis africanus
4.10p     46     African Jacana    Actophilornis africanus     

2009.01   05.06.2009   Threatened birds      
Lesser Flamingo Phoeniconaias minor Grey Crowned Crane Balearica regulorum Wattled Crane Grus carunculata Blue Crane Grus paradisea
1.10p     35     Lesser Flamingo    Phoeniconaias minor     
2.60p     32     Grey Crowned Crane    Balearica regulorum     
4.10p     32     Wattled Crane    Grus carunculata     
4.90p     32     Blue Crane    Grus paradisea     

2010.01   01.12.2010   Nocturnal animals   6v set   
Pearl-spotted Owlet Glaucidium perlatum
4.10p     80     Pearl-spotted Owlet    Glaucidium perlatum     

2010.02   01.12.2010   Nocturnal animals   6v sheet   2010.01
Pearl-spotted Owlet Glaucidium perlatum
4.10p     80     Pearl-spotted Owlet    Glaucidium perlatum     

2011.01   Definitive, surcharge      1997.01
Kurrichane Thrush Turdus libonyana
7.30p     220     Kurrichane Thrush    Turdus libonyana     

2014.01   13.05.2014   Birds      
Blue Waxbill Uraeginthus angolensis Southern Red Bishop Euplectes orix African Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone viridis Harlequin Quail Coturnix delegorguei Burchell's Sandgrouse Pterocles burchelli African Swamphen Porphyrio madagascariensis Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta Kori Bustard Ardeotis kori African Spoonbill Platalea alba African Skimmer Rynchops flavirostris Secretarybird Sagittarius serpentarius Bradfield's Hornbill Lophoceros bradfieldi Spotted Eagle-Owl Bubo africanus Southern Red Bishop Euplectes orix
*     228     Blue Waxbill    Uraeginthus angolensis     
*     227     Southern Red Bishop    Euplectes orix     
*     164     African Paradise Flycatcher    Terpsiphone viridis     
10t     10     Harlequin Quail    Coturnix delegorguei     
20t     26     Burchell's Sandgrouse    Pterocles burchelli     
50t     30     African Swamphen    Porphyrio madagascariensis     
1p     42     Pied Avocet    Recurvirostra avosetta     
2p     23     Kori Bustard    Ardeotis kori     
3p     69     African Spoonbill    Platalea alba     
5p     52     African Skimmer    Rynchops flavirostris     
10p     76     Secretarybird    Sagittarius serpentarius     
20p     87     Bradfield's Hornbill    Lophoceros bradfieldi     
30p     80     Spotted Eagle-Owl    Bubo africanus     
50p     227     Southern Red Bishop    Euplectes orix     

2015.01   10.03.2015   Okavango   4v set   
Wattled Crane Grus carunculata Saddle-billed Stork Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis Goliath Heron Ardea goliath
5.40p     32     Wattled Crane    Grus carunculata     
and     70     Slaty Egret    Egretta vinaceigula     
7.30p     64     Saddle-billed Stork    Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis     
and     46     African Jacana    Actophilornis africanus     
8p     70     Goliath Heron    Ardea goliath     
and     219     Red-billed Oxpecker    Buphagus erythrorynchus     

2015.02   10.03.2015   Okavango   4v sheet   
Wattled Crane Grus carunculata Saddle-billed Stork Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis Goliath Heron Ardea goliath
5.40p     32     Wattled Crane    Grus carunculata     
and     70     Slaty Egret    Egretta vinaceigula     
7.30p     64     Saddle-billed Stork    Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis     
and     46     African Jacana    Actophilornis africanus     
8p     70     Goliath Heron    Ardea goliath     
and     219     Red-billed Oxpecker    Buphagus erythrorynchus     

2015.03   28.09.2015   Vultures      
Lappet-faced Vulture Torgos tracheliotos White-headed Vulture Trigonoceps occipitalis White-backed Vulture Gyps africanus Hooded Vulture Necrosyrtes monachus Cape Vulture Gyps coprotheres
4p     78     Lappet-faced Vulture    Torgos tracheliotos     
5p     78     White-headed Vulture    Trigonoceps occipitalis     
5.90p     78     White-backed Vulture    Gyps africanus     
7.80p     78     Hooded Vulture    Necrosyrtes monachus     
10p     78     Cape Vulture    Gyps coprotheres     

2015.04   28.09.2015   Vultures   Sheet   2015.03

Lappet-faced Vulture Torgos tracheliotos White-headed Vulture Trigonoceps occipitalis White-backed Vulture Gyps africanus Hooded Vulture Necrosyrtes monachus Cape Vulture Gyps coprotheres
4p     78     Lappet-faced Vulture    Torgos tracheliotos     
5p     78     White-headed Vulture    Trigonoceps occipitalis     
5.90p     78     White-backed Vulture    Gyps africanus     
7.80p     78     Hooded Vulture    Necrosyrtes monachus     
10p     78     Cape Vulture    Gyps coprotheres     

2016.01   09.10.2016   Favorite stamps of five decades   5v set   2007.01
Malachite Kingfisher Corythornis cristatus
5.90p     90     Malachite Kingfisher    Corythornis cristatus     

2017.01   01.08.2017   Bustards      
Kori Bustard Ardeotis kori Black-bellied Bustard Lissotis melanogaster Red-crested Korhaan Lophotis ruficrista Denham's Bustard Neotis denhami Ludwig's Bustard Neotis ludwigii
50t     23     Kori Bustard    Ardeotis kori     
5p     23     Black-bellied Bustard    Lissotis melanogaster     
7p     23     Red-crested Korhaan    Lophotis ruficrista     
and     23     Northern Black Korhaan    Afrotis afraoides     
9p     23     Denham's Bustard    Neotis denhami     
10p     23     Ludwig's Bustard    Neotis ludwigii     

2017.02   01.08.2017   Bustards   Sheet   2017.01
Kori Bustard Ardeotis kori Black-bellied Bustard Lissotis melanogaster Red-crested Korhaan Lophotis ruficrista Denham's Bustard Neotis denhami Ludwig's Bustard Neotis ludwigii
50t     23     Kori Bustard    Ardeotis kori     
5p     23     Black-bellied Bustard    Lissotis melanogaster     
7p     23     Red-crested Korhaan    Lophotis ruficrista     
and     23     Northern Black Korhaan    Afrotis afraoides     
9p     23     Denham's Bustard    Neotis denhami     
10p     23     Ludwig's Bustard    Neotis ludwigii     

2018.01   15.03.2018   Flamingos      
Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus
5p     35     Greater Flamingo    Phoenicopterus roseus     
and     35     Lesser Flamingo    Phoeniconaias minor     
7p     35     Greater Flamingo    Phoenicopterus roseus     
9p     35     Greater Flamingo    Phoenicopterus roseus     
and     35     Lesser Flamingo    Phoeniconaias minor     
10p     35     Greater Flamingo    Phoenicopterus roseus     

2018.02   15.03.2018   Flamingos   Sheet   2018.01
Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus
5p     35     Greater Flamingo    Phoenicopterus roseus     
and     35     Lesser Flamingo    Phoeniconaias minor     
7p     35     Greater Flamingo    Phoenicopterus roseus     
9p     35     Greater Flamingo    Phoenicopterus roseus     
and     35     Lesser Flamingo    Phoeniconaias minor     
10p     35     Greater Flamingo    Phoenicopterus roseus     

2018.03   31.08.2018   Kgalagadi biodiversity   15v set   
Namaqua Sandgrouse Pterocles namaqua Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus Sociable Weaver Philetairus socius Knob-billed Duck Sarkidiornis melanotos Chestnut-banded Plover Charadrius pallidus
0.30p     26     Namaqua Sandgrouse    Pterocles namaqua     
0.40p     78     Bateleur    Terathopius ecaudatus     
2p     227     Sociable Weaver    Philetairus socius     
10p     13     Knob-billed Duck    Sarkidiornis melanotos     
30p     43     Chestnut-banded Plover    Charadrius pallidus     

2018.04   31.08.2018   Kgalagadi biodiversity   Sheet   2018.03
Namaqua Sandgrouse Pterocles namaqua Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus Sociable Weaver Philetairus socius Knob-billed Duck Sarkidiornis melanotos Chestnut-banded Plover Charadrius pallidus
0.30p     26     Namaqua Sandgrouse    Pterocles namaqua     
0.40p     78     Bateleur    Terathopius ecaudatus     
2p     227     Sociable Weaver    Philetairus socius     
10p     13     Knob-billed Duck    Sarkidiornis melanotos     
30p     43     Chestnut-banded Plover    Charadrius pallidus     

2019.01   15.08.2019   Nxai Pans national park   5v set   
Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus
7p     104     Lanner Falcon    Falco biarmicus     

2019.02   15.08.2019   Nxai Pans national park   5v sheet   2019.01
Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus
7p     104     Lanner Falcon    Falco biarmicus     

2019.03   09.10.2019   Cranes      
Blue Crane Grus paradisea Grey Crowned Crane Balearica regulorum Wattled Crane Grus carunculata Wattled Crane Grus carunculata
2p     32     Blue Crane    Grus paradisea     
5p     32     Grey Crowned Crane    Balearica regulorum     
7p     32     Wattled Crane    Grus carunculata     
10p     32     Wattled Crane    Grus carunculata     

2019.04   09.10.2019   Cranes      2019.03
Wattled Crane Grus carunculata
10p     32     Wattled Crane    Grus carunculata     MS

2019.05   09.10.2019   Cranes/UPU      2019.04
Wattled Crane Grus carunculata
10p     32     Wattled Crane    Grus carunculata     MS

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Location: Southern Africa; (formerly Bechuanaland)
Population: 1.5 million
Climate: semiarid; warm winters and hot summers
Terrain: predominantly flat to gently rolling tableland; Kalahari Desert in southwest

Birds: 604 species

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