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Burkina Faso
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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     13     Wood Duck    Aix sponsa     
100f     217     Northern Mockingbird    Mimus polyglottos     
300f     246     Baltimore Oriole    Icterus galbula     
400f     214     White-breasted Nuthatch    Sitta carolinensis     
500f     102     Northern Flicker    Colaptes auratus     
600f     78     Rough-legged Buzzard    Buteo lagopus     

1985.02   21.06.1985   Audubon      
White-crowned Pigeon Patagioenas leucocephala
1000f     27     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     90     Collared Kingfisher    Todiramphus chloris     
160f     13     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     64     Yellow-billed Stork    Mycteria ibis     
200f     64     Marabou Stork    Leptoptilos crumenifer     
500f     64     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     64     Yellow-billed Stork    Mycteria ibis     
200f     64     Marabou Stork    Leptoptilos crumenifer     
500f     64     Saddle-billed Stork    Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis     

1994.01   28.02.1994   Kingfishers      
Woodland Kingfisher Halcyon senegalensis Striped Kingfisher Halcyon chelicuti
600f     90     Woodland Kingfisher    Halcyon senegalensis     
1200f     90     Striped Kingfisher    Halcyon chelicuti     

1994.02   28.02.1994   Kingfishers      
African Pygmy Kingfisher Ispidina picta
2000f     90     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     145     Yellow-crowned Gonolek    Laniarius barbarus     
600f     228     Red-cheeked Cordon-bleu    Uraeginthus bengalus     
750f     227     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     145     Yellow-crowned Gonolek    Laniarius barbarus     
600f     228     Red-cheeked Cordon-bleu    Uraeginthus bengalus     
750f     227     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     10     Brown Eared Pheasant    Crossoptilon mantchuricum     
1000f     13     Canada Goose    Branta canadensis     
1500f     73     Dalmatian Pelican    Pelecanus crispus     

1998.01   20.05.1998   Endangered animals   5v set   
Marabou Stork Leptoptilos crumenifer Common Ostrich Struthio camelus
170f     64     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     152     White-shouldered Triller    Lalage sueurii     
10f     226     Sudan Golden Sparrow    Passer luteus     
100f     234     American Goldfinch    Spinus tristis     
170f     220     Red-legged Thrush    Turdus plumbeus     
260f     195     Willow Warbler    Phylloscopus trochilus     
425f     249     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     187     Sand Martin    Riparia riparia     
260f     247     Kirtland's Warbler    Setophaga kirtlandii     
260f     152     Long-tailed Minivet    Pericrocotus ethologus     
260f     213     Blue-grey Gnatcatcher    Polioptila caerulea     
260f     237     Common Reed Bunting    Emberiza schoeniclus     
260f     200     Black-collared Apalis    Oreolais pulcher     
260f     220     American Robin    Turdus migratorius     
260f     232     Cape Longclaw    Macronyx capensis     
260f     220     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     238     Song Sparrow    Melospiza melodia     
425f     204     Dartford Warbler    Sylvia undata     
425f     220     Eastern Bluebird    Sialia sialis     
425f     221     Common Rock Thrush    Monticola saxatilis     
425f     217     Northern Mockingbird    Mimus polyglottos     
425f     249     Northern Cardinal    Cardinalis cardinalis     
425f     234     European Goldfinch    Carduelis carduelis     
425f     220     Varied Thrush    Ixoreus naevius     
425f     246     Baltimore Oriole    Icterus galbula     

1998.05   01.10.1998   Birds      

Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica Australian Golden Whistler Pachycephala pectoralis
1500f     187     Barn Swallow    Hirundo rustica     MS
1500f     158     Australian Golden Whistler    Pachycephala pectoralis     MS

1998.06   01.12.1998   Christmas   5v set   
Swallow Tanager Tersina viridis European Bee-eater Merops apiaster
100f     250     Swallow Tanager    Tersina viridis     
530f     93     European Bee-eater    Merops apiaster     

2000.01   10.01.2000   Peter Pan   16v sheet   
Scarlet Macaw Ara macao Great Egret Ardea alba
75f     107     Scarlet Macaw    Ara macao     
90f     70     Great Egret    Ardea alba     

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     227     Red-billed Quelea    Quelea quelea     
50f     13     Black-bellied Whistling Duck    Dendrocygna autumnalis     
95f     227     Village Weaver    Ploceus cucullatus     
170f     70     Western Cattle Egret    Bubulcus ibis     
425f     102     Great Spotted Woodpecker    Dendrocopos major     
590f     10     Double-spurred Francolin    Pternistis bicalcaratus     

2008.01   06.06.2008   Hunting resorts   5v set   
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Spur-winged Goose Plectropterus gambensis
25f     13     Mallard    Anas platyrhynchos     
75f     13     Spur-winged Goose    Plectropterus gambensis     

2011.01   12.10.2011   Domestic birds   3v set   
Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus
160f     10     Wild Turkey    Meleagris gallopavo     
265f     10     Red Junglefowl    Gallus gallus     

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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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19.01.2020