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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1985.01   21.06.1985   Audubon      
Wood Duck Aix sponsa Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus Rough-legged Buzzard Buteo lagopus
60f     8     Wood Duck    Aix sponsa     
100f     213     Northern Mockingbird    Mimus polyglottos     
300f     242     Baltimore Oriole    Icterus galbula     
400f     210     White-breasted Nuthatch    Sitta carolinensis     
500f     103     Northern Flicker    Colaptes auratus     
600f     36     Rough-legged Buzzard    Buteo lagopus     

1985.02   21.06.1985   Audubon      
White-crowned Pigeon Patagioenas leucocephala
1000f     68     White-crowned Pigeon    Patagioenas leucocephala     MS

1988.01   02.11.1988   Aquatic wildlife   4v set   
Collared Kingfisher Todiramphus chloris White-faced Whistling Duck Dendrocygna viduata
70f     87     Collared Kingfisher    Todiramphus chloris     
160f     8     White-faced Whistling Duck    Dendrocygna viduata     

1993.01   31.03.1993   Birds      
Yellow-billed Stork Mycteria ibis Marabou Stork Leptoptilos crumenifer Saddle-billed Stork Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis
100f     23     Yellow-billed Stork    Mycteria ibis     
200f     23     Marabou Stork    Leptoptilos crumenifer     
500f     23     Saddle-billed Stork    Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis     

1993.02   31.03.1993   Birds   Sheet   1993.01
Yellow-billed Stork Mycteria ibis Marabou Stork Leptoptilos crumenifer Saddle-billed Stork Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis
100f     23     Yellow-billed Stork    Mycteria ibis     
200f     23     Marabou Stork    Leptoptilos crumenifer     
500f     23     Saddle-billed Stork    Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis     

1994.01   28.02.1994   Kingfishers      
Woodland Kingfisher Halcyon senegalensis Striped Kingfisher Halcyon chelicuti
600f     87     Woodland Kingfisher    Halcyon senegalensis     
1200f     87     Striped Kingfisher    Halcyon chelicuti     

1994.02   28.02.1994   Kingfishers      
African Pygmy Kingfisher Ispidina picta
2000f     87     African Pygmy Kingfisher    Ispidina picta     MS

1995.01   05.04.1995   Birds      
Yellow-crowned Gonolek Laniarius barbarus Red-cheeked Cordon-bleu Uraeginthus bengalus Yellow-crowned Bishop Euplectes afer
450f     142     Yellow-crowned Gonolek    Laniarius barbarus     
600f     224     Red-cheeked Cordon-bleu    Uraeginthus bengalus     
750f     223     Yellow-crowned Bishop    Euplectes afer     

1995.02   05.04.1995   Birds   Sheet   1995.01
Yellow-crowned Gonolek Laniarius barbarus Red-cheeked Cordon-bleu Uraeginthus bengalus Yellow-crowned Bishop Euplectes afer
450f     142     Yellow-crowned Gonolek    Laniarius barbarus     
600f     224     Red-cheeked Cordon-bleu    Uraeginthus bengalus     
750f     223     Yellow-crowned Bishop    Euplectes afer     

1996.01   25.06.1996   Endangered birds      
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Brown Eared Pheasant Crossoptilon mantchuricum Canada Goose Branta canadensis Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus
500f     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     
750f     13     Brown Eared Pheasant    Crossoptilon mantchuricum     
1000f     8     Canada Goose    Branta canadensis     
1500f     28     Dalmatian Pelican    Pelecanus crispus     

1998.01   20.05.1998   Endangered animals   5v set   
Marabou Stork Leptoptilos crumenifer Common Ostrich Struthio camelus
170f     23     Marabou Stork    Leptoptilos crumenifer     
530f     1     Common Ostrich    Struthio camelus     

1998.02   01.10.1998   Birds      
White-shouldered Triller Lalage sueurii Sudan Golden Sparrow Passer luteus American Goldfinch Spinus tristis Red-legged Thrush Turdus plumbeus Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus Blue Grosbeak Passerina caerulea
5f     149     White-shouldered Triller    Lalage sueurii     
10f     222     Sudan Golden Sparrow    Passer luteus     
100f     230     American Goldfinch    Spinus tristis     
170f     216     Red-legged Thrush    Turdus plumbeus     
260f     191     Willow Warbler    Phylloscopus trochilus     
425f     245     Blue Grosbeak    Passerina caerulea     

1998.03   01.10.1998   Birds   Sheet   

Sand Martin Riparia riparia Kirtland's Warbler Setophaga kirtlandii Long-tailed Minivet Pericrocotus ethologus Blue-grey Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea Common Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus Black-collared Apalis Oreolais pulcher American Robin Turdus migratorius Cape Longclaw Macronyx capensis Wood Thrush Hylocichla mustelina
260f     183     Sand Martin    Riparia riparia     
260f     243     Kirtland's Warbler    Setophaga kirtlandii     
260f     149     Long-tailed Minivet    Pericrocotus ethologus     
260f     209     Blue-grey Gnatcatcher    Polioptila caerulea     
260f     233     Common Reed Bunting    Emberiza schoeniclus     
260f     196     Black-collared Apalis    Oreolais pulcher     
260f     216     American Robin    Turdus migratorius     
260f     228     Cape Longclaw    Macronyx capensis     
260f     216     Wood Thrush    Hylocichla mustelina     

1998.04   01.10.1998   Birds   Sheet   

Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia Dartford Warbler Sylvia undata Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis Common Rock Thrush Monticola saxatilis Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis Varied Thrush Ixoreus naevius Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula
425f     234     Song Sparrow    Melospiza melodia     
425f     200     Dartford Warbler    Sylvia undata     
425f     216     Eastern Bluebird    Sialia sialis     
425f     217     Common Rock Thrush    Monticola saxatilis     
425f     213     Northern Mockingbird    Mimus polyglottos     
425f     245     Northern Cardinal    Cardinalis cardinalis     
425f     230     European Goldfinch    Carduelis carduelis     
425f     216     Varied Thrush    Ixoreus naevius     
425f     242     Baltimore Oriole    Icterus galbula     

1998.05   01.10.1998   Birds      

Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica Australian Golden Whistler Pachycephala pectoralis
1500f     183     Barn Swallow    Hirundo rustica     MS
1500f     154     Australian Golden Whistler    Pachycephala pectoralis     MS

1998.06   01.12.1998   Christmas   5v set   
Swallow Tanager Tersina viridis European Bee-eater Merops apiaster
100f     246     Swallow Tanager    Tersina viridis     
530f     90     European Bee-eater    Merops apiaster     

2000.01   10.01.2000   Peter Pan   16v sheet   
Scarlet Macaw Ara macao  Not identified
75f     107     Scarlet Macaw    Ara macao     
90f              Not identified     

2001.01   Birds      
Red-billed Quelea Quelea quelea Black-bellied Whistling Duck Dendrocygna autumnalis Village Weaver Ploceus cucullatus Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major Double-spurred Francolin Pternistis bicalcaratus
25f     223     Red-billed Quelea    Quelea quelea     
50f     8     Black-bellied Whistling Duck    Dendrocygna autumnalis     
95f     223     Village Weaver    Ploceus cucullatus     
170f     25     Western Cattle Egret    Bubulcus ibis     
425f     103     Great Spotted Woodpecker    Dendrocopos major     
590f     13     Double-spurred Francolin    Pternistis bicalcaratus     

2008.01   06.06.2008   Hunting resorts   5v set   
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Spur-winged Goose Plectropterus gambensis
25f     8     Mallard    Anas platyrhynchos     
75f     8     Spur-winged Goose    Plectropterus gambensis     

2011.01   12.10.2011   Domestic birds   3v set   
Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus
160f     13     Wild Turkey    Meleagris gallopavo     
265f     13     Red Junglefowl    Gallus gallus     

Burkina Faso map

Location: Western Africa; (formerly Upper Volta)
Population: 12 million
Climate: tropical; warm, dry winters; hot, wet summers
Terrain: mostly flat to dissected, undulating plains; hills in west and southeast

Birds: 489 species

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24.10.2018