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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1959.01   30.06.1959   Birds      
Great Tit Parus major Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major Grey Partridge Perdix perdix Rock Partridge Alectoris graeca Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus
2s     179     Great Tit    Parus major     
8s     91     Eurasian Hoopoe    Upupa epops     
16s     103     Great Spotted Woodpecker    Dendrocopos major     
45s     13     Grey Partridge    Perdix perdix     
60s     13     Rock Partridge    Alectoris graeca     
80s     71     Common Cuckoo    Cuculus canorus     

1961.01   31.03.1961   Birds      
Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus Common Pheasant Phasianus colchicus Great Bustard Otis tarda Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus Hazel Grouse Tetrastes bonasia
2s     13     Western Capercaillie    Tetrao urogallus     
4s     28     Dalmatian Pelican    Pelecanus crispus     
16s     13     Common Pheasant    Phasianus colchicus     
80s     37     Great Bustard    Otis tarda     
1l     36     Bearded Vulture    Gypaetus barbatus     
2l     13     Hazel Grouse    Tetrastes bonasia     

1965.01   20.04.1965   Birds      
Eurasian Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula Eurasian Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus Common Rock Thrush Monticola saxatilis Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica European Roller Coracias garrulus European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis Rosy Starling Pastor roseus Common Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos
1s     232     Eurasian Bullfinch    Pyrrhula pyrrhula     
2s     159     Eurasian Golden Oriole    Oriolus oriolus     
3s     219     Common Rock Thrush    Monticola saxatilis     
5s     185     Barn Swallow    Hirundo rustica     
8s     85     European Roller    Coracias garrulus     
10s     232     European Goldfinch    Carduelis carduelis     
13s     216     Rosy Starling    Pastor roseus     
20s     219     Common Nightingale    Luscinia megarhynchos     

1967.01   28.01.1967   Hunting   6v set   
Common Pheasant Phasianus colchicus Chukar Partridge Alectoris chukar Grey Partridge Perdix perdix
1s     13     Common Pheasant    Phasianus colchicus     
2s     13     Chukar Partridge    Alectoris chukar     
3s     13     Grey Partridge    Perdix perdix     

1968.01   29.07.1968   Sofia Zoo   6v set   
Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus Black Crowned Crane Balearica pavonina
1s     36     Cinereous Vulture    Aegypius monachus     
2s     46     Black Crowned Crane    Balearica pavonina     

1968.02   28.10.1968   Srebirna wildlife reservation      
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus Little Egret Egretta garzetta Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus Common Tern Sterna hirundo Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus
1s     28     Dalmatian Pelican    Pelecanus crispus     
2s     25     Little Egret    Egretta garzetta     
3s     20     Great Crested Grebe    Podiceps cristatus     
5s     64     Common Tern    Sterna hirundo     
13s     24     Eurasian Spoonbill    Platalea leucorodia     
20s     24     Glossy Ibis    Plegadis falcinellus     

1976.01   27.03.1976   Waterfowl      
Mute Swan Cygnus olor Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna Garganey Spatula querquedula Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina
1s     8     Mute Swan    Cygnus olor     
2s     8     Ruddy Shelduck    Tadorna ferruginea     
3s     8     Common Shelduck    Tadorna tadorna     
5s     8     Garganey    Spatula querquedula     
13s     8     Mallard    Anas platyrhynchos     
18s     8     Red-crested Pochard    Netta rufina     

1978.01   01.09.1978   Woodpeckers      
Black Woodpecker Dryocopus martius Syrian Woodpecker Dendrocopos syriacus Eurasian Three-toed Woodpecker Picoides tridactylus Middle Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocoptes medius Lesser Spotted Woodpecker Dryobates minor European Green Woodpecker Picus viridis
1s     103     Black Woodpecker    Dryocopus martius     
2s     103     Syrian Woodpecker    Dendrocopos syriacus     
3s     103     Eurasian Three-toed Woodpecker    Picoides tridactylus     
13s     103     Middle Spotted Woodpecker    Dendrocoptes medius     
23s     103     Lesser Spotted Woodpecker    Dryobates minor     
43s     103     European Green Woodpecker    Picus viridis     

1980.01   28.08.1980   European nature conservation year   Sheet   

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Little Owl  Athene noctua Northern Goshawk  Accipiter gentilis Common Kestrel  Falco tinnunculus Golden Eagle  Aquila chrysaetos Eurasian Eagle-Owl  Bubo bubo
5s     73     Little Owl    Athene noctua     
13s     36     Northern Goshawk    Accipiter gentilis     
25s     104     Common Kestrel    Falco tinnunculus     
35s     36     Golden Eagle    Aquila chrysaetos     
43s     73     Eurasian Eagle-Owl    Bubo bubo     

1981.01   07.04.1981   Birds      
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Great Egret Ardea alba Black Stork Ciconia nigra
5s     25     Squacco Heron    Ardeola ralloides     
8s     25     Eurasian Bittern    Botaurus stellaris     
13s     25     Western Cattle Egret    Bubulcus ibis     
25s     25     Great Egret    Ardea alba     
53s     23     Black Stork    Ciconia nigra     

1984.01   06.07.1984   Pigeons and doves   5v set   
Rock Dove Columba livia Stock Dove Columba oenas Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur
5s     68     Rock Dove    Columba livia     
13s     68     Stock Dove    Columba oenas     
20s     68     Common Wood Pigeon    Columba palumbus     
30s     68     European Turtle Dove    Streptopelia turtur     

1984.02   02.11.1984   WWF, Dalmatian Pelican      
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus
5s     28     Dalmatian Pelican    Pelecanus crispus     
13s     28     Dalmatian Pelican    Pelecanus crispus     
20s     28     Dalmatian Pelican    Pelecanus crispus     
32s     28     Dalmatian Pelican    Pelecanus crispus     

1985.01   27.12.1985   Hunting dogs   7v set   
Chukar Partridge Alectoris chukar Common Pochard Aythya ferina Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola
5s     13     Chukar Partridge    Alectoris chukar     
8s     8     Common Pochard    Aythya ferina     
13s     8     Mallard    Anas platyrhynchos     
20s     62     Eurasian Woodcock    Scolopax rusticola     

1986.01   29.08.1986   Nature and environment protection   4v sheet   
White Stork Ciconia ciconia
30s     23     White Stork    Ciconia ciconia     

1987.01   12.10.1987   Birds      
Eurasian Wren Troglodytes troglodytes Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella Eurasian Nuthatch Sitta europaea Common Blackbird Turdus merula Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes White-throated Dipper Cinclus cinclus
5s     210     Eurasian Wren    Troglodytes troglodytes     
13s     237     Yellowhammer    Emberiza citrinella     
20s     212     Eurasian Nuthatch    Sitta europaea     
30s     218     Common Blackbird    Turdus merula     
42s     232     Hawfinch    Coccothraustes coccothraustes     
60s     220     White-throated Dipper    Cinclus cinclus     

1987.02   12.10.1987   Birds   Sheet   1987.01

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Eurasian Wren  Troglodytes troglodytes Yellowhammer  Emberiza citrinella Eurasian Nuthatch  Sitta europaea Common Blackbird  Turdus merula Hawfinch  Coccothraustes coccothraustes White-throated Dipper  Cinclus cinclus
5s     210     Eurasian Wren    Troglodytes troglodytes     
13s     237     Yellowhammer    Emberiza citrinella     
20s     212     Eurasian Nuthatch    Sitta europaea     
30s     218     Common Blackbird    Turdus merula     
42s     232     Hawfinch    Coccothraustes coccothraustes     
60s     220     White-throated Dipper    Cinclus cinclus     

1988.01   06.05.1988   Birds      
Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis White Stork Ciconia ciconia Hooded Crow Corvus cornix Grey Heron Ardea cinerea Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis Eurasian Eagle-Owl Bubo bubo
5s     64     Yellow-legged Gull    Larus michahellis     
5s     23     White Stork    Ciconia ciconia     
8s     163     Hooded Crow    Corvus cornix     
8s     25     Grey Heron    Ardea cinerea     
10s     36     Northern Goshawk    Accipiter gentilis     
42s     73     Eurasian Eagle-Owl    Bubo bubo     

1988.02   20.05.1988   Sofia Zoo   6v set   
Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus Abyssinian Ground Hornbill Bucorvus abyssinicus Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus
30s     28     Great White Pelican    Pelecanus onocrotalus     
32s     93     Abyssinian Ground Hornbill    Bucorvus abyssinicus     
42s     73     Snowy Owl    Bubo scandiacus     

1988.03   20.05.1988   Sofia Zoo   6v sheet   1988.02
Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus Abyssinian Ground Hornbill Bucorvus abyssinicus Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus
30s     28     Great White Pelican    Pelecanus onocrotalus     
32s     93     Abyssinian Ground Hornbill    Bucorvus abyssinicus     
42s     73     Snowy Owl    Bubo scandiacus     

1989.01   31.08.1989   Natural history museum      
Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus
13s     36     Bearded Vulture    Gypaetus barbatus     

1989.02   12.10.1989   Environment protection   Sheet   
White-naped Crane Antigone vipio White-naped Crane Antigone vipio
50s     46     White-naped Crane    Antigone vipio     
1l     46     White-naped Crane    Antigone vipio     = 50s

1991.01   11.02.1991   Farm animals   11v set   
Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo
5l     13     Wild Turkey    Meleagris gallopavo     

1992.01   23.12.1992   Owls      
Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus Tawny Owl Strix aluco Long-eared Owl Asio otus Eurasian Scops Owl Otus scops Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus Western Barn Owl Tyto alba
30s     73     Boreal Owl    Aegolius funereus     
50s     73     Tawny Owl    Strix aluco     
1l     73     Long-eared Owl    Asio otus     
2l     73     Eurasian Scops Owl    Otus scops     
2l     73     Short-eared Owl    Asio flammeus     
3l     72     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     

1993.01   25.11.1993   Hunting   6v set   
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Common Pheasant Phasianus colchicus
1l     8     Mallard    Anas platyrhynchos     
1l     13     Common Pheasant    Phasianus colchicus     

1994.01   27.04.1994   Prehistoric animals   6v set   
Archaeopteryx Archaeopteryx lithografica
3l     0     Archaeopteryx    Archaeopteryx lithografica     

1995.01   23.06.1995   Nature protection conference   2v sheet   
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca
15l     36     Eastern Imperial Eagle    Aquila heliaca     

1995.02   29.06.1995   Antarctic animals   6v set   
South Polar Skua Stercorarius maccormicki Emperor Penguin Aptenodytes forsteri
8l     65     South Polar Skua    Stercorarius maccormicki     
10l     15     Emperor Penguin    Aptenodytes forsteri     

1999.01   15.03.1999   Bulgaria '99   Sheet   
Rainbow Lorikeet Trichoglossus moluccanus Eastern Rosella Platycercus eximius Budgerigar Melopsittacus undulatus Red-and-green Macaw Ara chloropterus
600l     108     Rainbow Lorikeet    Trichoglossus moluccanus     
600l     108     Eastern Rosella    Platycercus eximius     
600l     108     Budgerigar    Melopsittacus undulatus     
600l     107     Red-and-green Macaw    Ara chloropterus     

1999.02   13.04.1999   Europa   2v set   
Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina
180l     8     Red-crested Pochard    Netta rufina     

1999.03   06.10.1999   Birds      
Lesser Grey Shrike Lanius minor Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus Dunnock Prunella modularis Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana
0.08l     157     Lesser Grey Shrike    Lanius minor     
0.18l     218     Mistle Thrush    Turdus viscivorus     
0.20l     229     Dunnock    Prunella modularis     
0.60l     237     Ortolan Bunting    Emberiza hortulana     

2000.01   22.03.2000   Storks      
White Stork Ciconia ciconia
0.60l     23     White Stork    Ciconia ciconia     MS

2001.01   18.04.2001   Europa   2v set   
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos
0.22l     36     Golden Eagle    Aquila chrysaetos     

2001.02   18.04.2001   Europa   2v booklet   2001.01
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos
0.22l     36     Golden Eagle    Aquila chrysaetos     

2001.03   24.05.2001   Vultures      
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus
0.12l     36     Egyptian Vulture    Neophron percnopterus     
0.22l     36     Egyptian Vulture    Neophron percnopterus     
0.30l     36     Egyptian Vulture    Neophron percnopterus     
0.65l     36     Egyptian Vulture    Neophron percnopterus     

2002.01   29.01.2002   Balkanmax 2002   2v sheet   
Long-legged Buzzard Buteo rufinus
0.65l     36     Long-legged Buzzard    Buteo rufinus     

2002.02   20.03.2002   National Antarctic expedition   Sheet   
Chinstrap Penguin Pygoscelis antarcticus
0.25l     15     Chinstrap Penguin    Pygoscelis antarcticus     

2002.03   10.05.2002   Domestic fowl races   4v set   
Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus
0.10l     13     Red Junglefowl    Gallus gallus     

2004.01   28.07.2004   Ecology   2v sheet   
Red Kite Milvus milvus
0.45l     36     Red Kite    Milvus milvus     

2006.01   09.05.2006   Harriers      
Western Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus
0.10l     36     Western Marsh Harrier    Circus aeruginosus     
0.35l     36     Hen Harrier    Circus cyaneus     
0.55l     36     Pallid Harrier    Circus macrourus     
1l     36     Montagu's Harrier    Circus pygargus     

2007.01   28.02.2007   100th birth anniversary of Emilian Stanev      
Common Pheasant Phasianus colchicus
0.55l     13     Common Pheasant    Phasianus colchicus     

2007.02   10.09.2007   Ropotamo   2v sheet   
White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla
1l     36     White-tailed Eagle    Haliaeetus albicilla     

2007.03   10.09.2007   Ropotamo   Booklet   2007.02
White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla
1l     36     White-tailed Eagle    Haliaeetus albicilla     

2007.04   11.09.2007   Protected birds   Sheet   
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis Wallcreeper Tichodroma muraria Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus
0.10l     87     Common Kingfisher    Alcedo atthis     
0.35l     213     Wallcreeper    Tichodroma muraria     
0.55l     172     Bohemian Waxwing    Bombycilla garrulus     
1l     21     Greater Flamingo    Phoenicopterus roseus     

2007.05   11.09.2007   Protected birds   Booklet   2007.04
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis Wallcreeper Tichodroma muraria Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus
0.10l     87     Common Kingfisher    Alcedo atthis     
0.35l     213     Wallcreeper    Tichodroma muraria     
0.55l     172     Bohemian Waxwing    Bombycilla garrulus     
1l     21     Greater Flamingo    Phoenicopterus roseus     

2008.01   10.02.2008   International polar year   2v sheet   
South Polar Skua Stercorarius maccormicki
1l     65     South Polar Skua    Stercorarius maccormicki     
and     15     Gentoo Penguin    Pygoscelis papua     

2008.02   14.05.2008   Sofia Zoo   6v sheet   
Blue-and-yellow Macaw Ara ararauna
0.60l     107     Blue-and-yellow Macaw    Ara ararauna     

2008.03   21.07.2008   Strandzha   2v sheet   
Lesser Spotted Eagle Clanga pomarina
1.50l     36     Lesser Spotted Eagle    Clanga pomarina     

2009.01   02.03.2009   Balkan      Serbia 2009.01
Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola Common Rock Thrush Monticola saxatilis
0.60l     62     Eurasian Woodcock    Scolopax rusticola     
1l     219     Common Rock Thrush    Monticola saxatilis     

2009.02   02.03.2009   Balkan   Sheet, imp   2009.01
Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola Common Rock Thrush Monticola saxatilis
0.60l     62     Eurasian Woodcock    Scolopax rusticola     
1l     219     Common Rock Thrush    Monticola saxatilis     

2009.03   27.03.2009   Preserve the polar regions and glaciers   Sheet   
Chinstrap Penguin Pygoscelis antarcticus White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla
0.60l     15     Chinstrap Penguin    Pygoscelis antarcticus     
and     15     King Penguin    Aptenodytes patagonicus     
and     15     Little Penguin    Eudyptula minor     
and     15     Southern Rockhopper Penguin    Eudyptes chrysocome     
and     15     Macaroni Penguin    Eudyptes chrysolophus     
and     15     Emperor Penguin    Aptenodytes forsteri     
1.50l     36     White-tailed Eagle    Haliaeetus albicilla     

2009.04   30.05.2009   Owls      
Eurasian Eagle-Owl Bubo bubo Little Owl Athene noctua Ural Owl Strix uralensis Eurasian Pygmy Owl Glaucidium passerinum
0.10l     73     Eurasian Eagle-Owl    Bubo bubo     
0.50l     73     Little Owl    Athene noctua     
0.60l     73     Ural Owl    Strix uralensis     
1.50l     73     Eurasian Pygmy Owl    Glaucidium passerinum     

2010.01   24.11.2010   Region   4v sheet   
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus
0.65l     28     Dalmatian Pelican    Pelecanus crispus     

2010.02   22.12.2010   Balkanfila   imp   
Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus
0.65l     36     Griffon Vulture    Gyps fulvus     

2011.01   28.04.2011   Europa   2v set   
Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola
1.50l     62     Eurasian Woodcock    Scolopax rusticola     

2011.02   28.04.2011   Europa   Sheet   2011.01
Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola
1.50l     62     Eurasian Woodcock    Scolopax rusticola     

2011.03   28.04.2011   Europa   Booklet   2011.01, smaller
Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola
1.50l     62     Eurasian Woodcock    Scolopax rusticola     

2011.04   10.06.2011   Regions   4v sheet   
White-backed Woodpecker Dendrocopos leucotos
0.65l     103     White-backed Woodpecker    Dendrocopos leucotos     

2012.01   07.04.2012   Bulgarian Antarctic expedition      
Gentoo Penguin Pygoscelis papua
1.40l     15     Gentoo Penguin    Pygoscelis papua     

2012.02   07.04.2012   Bulgarian Antarctic expedition   imp   
Gentoo Penguin Pygoscelis papua
0.65l     15     Gentoo Penguin    Pygoscelis papua     

2013.01   22.05.2013   Mantaritsa nature reserve      
Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus
1.50l     13     Western Capercaillie    Tetrao urogallus     MS

2013.02   17.06.2013   Regions   4v sheet   
Spotted Nutcracker Nucifraga caryocatactes
0.65l     163     Spotted Nutcracker    Nucifraga caryocatactes     

2014.01   25.10.2014   Songbirds      
Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus Rufous-tailed Scrub Robin Cercotrichas galactotes Black Lark Melanocorypha yeltoniensis Icterine Warbler Hippolais icterina
0.30l     172     Bohemian Waxwing    Bombycilla garrulus     
0.50l     219     Rufous-tailed Scrub Robin    Cercotrichas galactotes     
1l     183     Black Lark    Melanocorypha yeltoniensis     
1.50l     194     Icterine Warbler    Hippolais icterina     

2014.02   25.10.2014   Songbirds   Sheet   
Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus Rufous-tailed Scrub Robin Cercotrichas galactotes Black Lark Melanocorypha yeltoniensis Icterine Warbler Hippolais icterina
0.30l     172     Bohemian Waxwing    Bombycilla garrulus     
0.50l     219     Rufous-tailed Scrub Robin    Cercotrichas galactotes     
1l     183     Black Lark    Melanocorypha yeltoniensis     
1.50l     194     Icterine Warbler    Hippolais icterina     

2016.01   13.09.2016   Bulgaria - Israel, bird migration      
White Stork Ciconia ciconia
2.20l     23     White Stork    Ciconia ciconia     

2016.02   07.10.2016   Wiki loves earth, photo competition      
Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus
2l     36     Griffon Vulture    Gyps fulvus     

2016.03   07.10.2016   Wiki loves earth, photo competition   4x2l sheet   2016.02
Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus
2l     36     Griffon Vulture    Gyps fulvus     

2017.01   21.10.2017   Sparrows      
Spanish Sparrow Passer hispaniolensis Eurasian Tree Sparrow Passer montanus House Sparrow Passer domesticus Rock Sparrow Petronia petronia
0.65l     224     Spanish Sparrow    Passer hispaniolensis     
1l     224     Eurasian Tree Sparrow    Passer montanus     
1.50l     224     House Sparrow    Passer domesticus     
2l     224     Rock Sparrow    Petronia petronia     

2017.02   21.10.2017   Sparrows   Sheet   2017.01
Spanish Sparrow Passer hispaniolensis Eurasian Tree Sparrow Passer montanus House Sparrow Passer domesticus Rock Sparrow Petronia petronia
0.65l     224     Spanish Sparrow    Passer hispaniolensis     
1l     224     Eurasian Tree Sparrow    Passer montanus     
1.50l     224     House Sparrow    Passer domesticus     
2l     224     Rock Sparrow    Petronia petronia     

Bulgaria map

Location: Southeastern Europe
Population: 7.8 million
Climate: temperate; cold, damp winters; hot, dry summers
Terrain: mostly mountains with lowlands in north and southeast

Birds: 402 species

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07.11.2017