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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1953.01   18.11.1953   Edea Barrage (Edea dam)      
African Sacred Ibis Threskiornis aethiopicus
15f     24     African Sacred Ibis    Threskiornis aethiopicus     

1962.01   15.06.1962   Ostrich, Camp de Waza      
Common Ostrich Struthio camelus
200f     1     Common Ostrich    Struthio camelus     

1971.01   09.04.1971   Landscapes (Waza national park)   3v set   
Black Crowned Crane Balearica pavonina
10f     46     Black Crowned Crane    Balearica pavonina     

1972.01   20.11.1972   Birds      
Great Blue Turaco Corythaeola cristata Red-headed Lovebird Agapornis pullarius
10f     70     Great Blue Turaco    Corythaeola cristata     
45f     108     Red-headed Lovebird    Agapornis pullarius     

1977.01   20.03.1977   Cameroun birds      
Common Ostrich Struthio camelus Black Crowned Crane Balearica pavonina
30f     1     Common Ostrich    Struthio camelus     
50f     46     Black Crowned Crane    Balearica pavonina     

1979.01   20.09.1979   Endangered animals   5v set   
Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
100f     25     Western Cattle Egret    Bubulcus ibis     

1982.01   10.08.1982   Birds   "REPUBLIQUE UNIE DU…"   
Mount Cameroon Francolin Pternistis camerunensis Red-eyed Dove Streptopelia semitorquata Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
10f     13     Mount Cameroon Francolin    Pternistis camerunensis     
15f     68     Red-eyed Dove    Streptopelia semitorquata     
20f     183     Barn Swallow    Hirundo rustica     

1983.01   15.06.1983   Birds      
Martial Eagle Polemaetus bellicosus Rufous-breasted Sparrowhawk Accipiter rufiventris Purple Heron Ardea purpurea
25f     36     Martial Eagle    Polemaetus bellicosus     
30f     36     Rufous-breasted Sparrowhawk    Accipiter rufiventris     
50f     25     Purple Heron    Ardea purpurea     

1984.01   10.10.1984   Birds      
Common Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos Rüppell's Vulture Gyps rueppelli
60f     217     Common Nightingale    Luscinia megarhynchos     
60f     36     Rüppell's Vulture    Gyps rueppelli     

1985.01   20.11.1985   Birds   3v set   
Black-casqued Hornbill Ceratogymna atrata European Robin Erithacus rubecula
140f     94     Black-casqued Hornbill    Ceratogymna atrata     
200f     217     European Robin    Erithacus rubecula     

1986.01   20.03.1986   Birds   "REPUBLIQUE DU…"   1982.01
Mount Cameroon Francolin Pternistis camerunensis
10f     13     Mount Cameroon Francolin    Pternistis camerunensis     

1991.01   03.05.1991   Birds      
Mount Kupe Bushshrike Chlorophoneus kupeensis Grey-necked Rockfowl Picathartes oreas Grey-necked Rockfowl Picathartes oreas Mount Kupe Bushshrike Chlorophoneus kupeensis
70f     142     Mount Kupe Bushshrike    Chlorophoneus kupeensis     
70f     167     Grey-necked Rockfowl    Picathartes oreas     
300f     167     Grey-necked Rockfowl    Picathartes oreas     = 2
350f     142     Mount Kupe Bushshrike    Chlorophoneus kupeensis     = 1

1991.02   03.05.1991   Birds   Sheet   1991.01
Grey-necked Rockfowl Picathartes oreas Mount Kupe Bushshrike Chlorophoneus kupeensis
300f     167     Grey-necked Rockfowl    Picathartes oreas     
350f     142     Mount Kupe Bushshrike    Chlorophoneus kupeensis     

1992.01   New face value      1985.01
European Robin Erithacus rubecula
125f     217     European Robin    Erithacus rubecula     

1992.02   New face value      1983.01, 1984.01
Rufous-breasted Sparrowhawk Accipiter rufiventris Common Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos
200f     36     Rufous-breasted Sparrowhawk    Accipiter rufiventris     
350f     217     Common Nightingale    Luscinia megarhynchos     

1993.01   New face value      1983.01
Martial Eagle Polemaetus bellicosus
370f     36     Martial Eagle    Polemaetus bellicosus     

1995.01   Birds      
Grey Parrot Psittacus erithacus
125f     107     Grey Parrot    Psittacus erithacus     

1998.01   Tourism   7v set   
Black Crowned Crane Balearica pavonina
175f     46     Black Crowned Crane    Balearica pavonina     
410f     46     Black Crowned Crane    Balearica pavonina     = 175f

1998.02   Birds      
Gorgeous Bushshrike Telophorus viridis
125f     142     Gorgeous Bushshrike    Telophorus viridis     

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Location: Western Africa
Population: 15.4 million
Climate: varies with terrain, from tropical along coast to semiarid and hot in north
Terrain: diverse, with coastal plain in southwest, dissected plateau in center, mountains in west, plains in north

Birds: 939 species. 7 endemic species.

Where do you want to go birding today?
Edea - web search -  image search -  map search
Waza national park - web search -  image search -  map search

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