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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1946.01   16.09.1946   Air      
Canada Goose Branta canadensis
7c     13     Canada Goose    Branta canadensis     

1947.01   24.11.1947   Air   Booklet   1946.01
7c     13     Canada Goose    Branta canadensis     ct
7c     13     Canada Goose    Branta canadensis     cb
7c     13     Canada Goose    Branta canadensis     cbr
7c     13     Canada Goose    Branta canadensis     ctr

1949.01   Overprint O.H.M.S on 1946.01      
7c     13     Canada Goose    Branta canadensis     

1950.01   02.10.1950   Overprint G on 1946.01      
7c     13     Canada Goose    Branta canadensis     

1952.01   03.11.1952   Definitives      
Canada Goose Branta canadensis
7c     13     Canada Goose    Branta canadensis     

1952.02   03.11.1952   Overprint G on 1952.01      
Canada Goose Branta canadensis
7c     13     Canada Goose    Branta canadensis     

1954.01   01.04.1954   Definitives      
Northern Gannet Morus bassanus
15c     66     Northern Gannet    Morus bassanus     

1954.02   04.04.1954   National wildlife week   2v set   
Whooping Crane Grus americana
5c     32     Whooping Crane    Grus americana     

1957.01   10.04.1957   National wildlife week      
Yellow-billed Loon Gavia adamsii
5c     58     Yellow-billed Loon    Gavia adamsii     

1963.01   30.10.1963   Definitives      
Canada Goose Branta canadensis
15c     13     Canada Goose    Branta canadensis     

1968.01   15.02.1968   Wildlife      
Canada Jay Perisoreus canadensis
5c     165     Canada Jay    Perisoreus canadensis     

1969.01   23.07.1969   Birds      
White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus
6c     238     White-throated Sparrow    Zonotrichia albicollis     
10c     238     Savannah Sparrow    Passerculus sandwichensis     
25c     220     Hermit Thrush    Catharus guttatus     

1978.01   18.01.1978   Endangered wildlife      
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
12c     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     

1980.01   06.05.1980   Endangered wildlife   2v set   
Greater Prairie Chicken Tympanuchus cupido
17c     10     Greater Prairie Chicken    Tympanuchus cupido     

1986.01   22.05.1986   Birds of Canada      
Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias Snow Goose Anser caerulescens Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus Spruce Grouse Falcipennis canadensis
34c     70     Great Blue Heron    Ardea herodias     
34c     13     Snow Goose    Anser caerulescens     
34c     80     Great Horned Owl    Bubo virginianus     
34c     10     Spruce Grouse    Falcipennis canadensis     

1991.01   20.08.1991   Canadian rivers (South Nahanni River)   5v booklet   
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus
40c     13     Tundra Swan    Cygnus columbianus     

1992.01   22.04.1992   Canadian rivers (South Saskatchewan River)   2x5v booklet   
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
42c     13     Mallard    Anas platyrhynchos     ct
42c     13     Mallard    Anas platyrhynchos     = 1, cb

1994.01   22.04.1994   Canadian rivers (Churchill River)   5v booklet   
American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
43c     73     American White Pelican    Pelecanus erythrorhynchos     ct
43c     73     American White Pelican    Pelecanus erythrorhynchos     = 1, cb

1995.01   15.08.1995   Wildlife   4v sheet   
Northern Pintail Anas acuta Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
45c     13     Northern Pintail    Anas acuta     
45c     90     Belted Kingfisher    Megaceryle alcyon     "aune migratrice"

1995.02   26.09.1995   Wildlife   4v sheet   1995.01
Northern Pintail Anas acuta Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
45c     13     Northern Pintail    Anas acuta     
45c     90     Belted Kingfisher    Megaceryle alcyon     "faune migratrice"

1996.01   09.01.1996   Birds of Canada   Sheet or strip   
Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris American Kestrel Falco sparverius
45c     102     Pileated Woodpecker    Dryocopus pileatus     
45c     54     Atlantic Puffin    Fratercula arctica     
45c     21     Ruby-throated Hummingbird    Archilochus colubris     
45c     104     American Kestrel    Falco sparverius     

1997.01   10.01.1997   Birds of Canada   Sheet or strip   
Mountain Bluebird Sialia currucoides Northern Gannet Morus bassanus Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea Western Grebe Aechmophorus occidentalis
45c     220     Mountain Bluebird    Sialia currucoides     
45c     66     Northern Gannet    Morus bassanus     
45c     249     Scarlet Tanager    Piranga olivacea     
45c     34     Western Grebe    Aechmophorus occidentalis     

1997.02   31.05.1997   Confederation Bridge   2v set   
Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
45c     70     Great Blue Heron    Ardea herodias     

1998.01   13.03.1998   Birds of Canada   Sheet or strip   
Great Crested Flycatcher Myiarchus crinitus Eastern Screech Owl Megascops asio Grey-crowned Rosy Finch Leucosticte tephrocotis Hairy Woodpecker Leuconotopicus villosus
45c     122     Great Crested Flycatcher    Myiarchus crinitus     
45c     80     Eastern Screech Owl    Megascops asio     
45c     234     Grey-crowned Rosy Finch    Leucosticte tephrocotis     
45c     102     Hairy Woodpecker    Leuconotopicus villosus     

1998.02   27.10.1998   Canadian wildlife   2v set   
Common Loon Gavia immer
1$     58     Common Loon    Gavia immer     

1999.01   24.02.1999   Birds of Canada   Sheet or strip   
Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis American Goldfinch Spinus tristis Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus Sandhill Crane Antigone canadensis
46c     78     Northern Goshawk    Accipiter gentilis     
46c     234     American Goldfinch    Spinus tristis     
46c     246     Red-winged Blackbird    Agelaius phoeniceus     
46c     32     Sandhill Crane    Antigone canadensis     

1999.02   24.02.1999   Birds of Canada   Booklet, sa   1999.01
Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis American Goldfinch Spinus tristis Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus Sandhill Crane Antigone canadensis
46c     78     Northern Goshawk    Accipiter gentilis     
46c     234     American Goldfinch    Spinus tristis     
46c     246     Red-winged Blackbird    Agelaius phoeniceus     
46c     32     Sandhill Crane    Antigone canadensis     

2000.01   01.03.2000   Birds of Canada   Sheet or strip   
Canada Warbler Cardellina canadensis Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus Pacific Loon Gavia pacifica Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
46c     247     Canada Warbler    Cardellina canadensis     
46c     77     Western Osprey    Pandion haliaetus     
46c     58     Pacific Loon    Gavia pacifica     
46c     165     Blue Jay    Cyanocitta cristata     

2000.02   01.03.2000   Birds of Canada   Booklet, sa   2000.01
Canada Warbler Cardellina canadensis Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus Pacific Loon Gavia pacifica Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
46c     247     Canada Warbler    Cardellina canadensis     
46c     77     Western Osprey    Pandion haliaetus     
46c     58     Pacific Loon    Gavia pacifica     
46c     165     Blue Jay    Cyanocitta cristata     

2001.01   01.02.2001   Birds of Canada   Sheet or strip   
Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos Rock Ptarmigan Lagopus muta
47c     235     Lapland Longspur    Calcarius lapponicus     
47c     52     Arctic Tern    Sterna paradisaea     
47c     78     Golden Eagle    Aquila chrysaetos     
47c     10     Rock Ptarmigan    Lagopus muta     

2001.02   01.02.2001   Birds of Canada   Booklet, sa   2001.01
Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos Rock Ptarmigan Lagopus muta
47c     235     Lapland Longspur    Calcarius lapponicus     
47c     52     Arctic Tern    Sterna paradisaea     
47c     78     Golden Eagle    Aquila chrysaetos     
47c     10     Rock Ptarmigan    Lagopus muta     

2003.01   21.02.2003   Audubon      
Leach's Storm Petrel Oceanodroma leucorhoa Brant Goose Branta bernicla Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo Common Murre Uria aalge
48c     62     Leach's Storm Petrel    Oceanodroma leucorhoa     
48c     13     Brant Goose    Branta bernicla     
48c     67     Great Cormorant    Phalacrocorax carbo     
48c     54     Common Murre    Uria aalge     

2003.02   21.02.2003   Audubon   Booklet, sa   
Gyrfalcon Falco rusticolus
65c     104     Gyrfalcon    Falco rusticolus     

2004.01   14.05.2004   Audubon      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula Two-barred Crossbill Loxia leucoptera Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus Boreal Chickadee Poecile hudsonicus
49c     209     Ruby-crowned Kinglet    Regulus calendula     
49c     234     Two-barred Crossbill    Loxia leucoptera     
49c     174     Bohemian Waxwing    Bombycilla garrulus     
49c     181     Boreal Chickadee    Poecile hudsonicus     

2004.02   14.05.2004   Audubon   Booklet, sa   
Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii
80c     238     Lincoln's Sparrow    Melospiza lincolnii     

2005.01   23.03.2005   Audubon      
Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris Piping Plover Charadrius melodus Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus Willow Ptarmigan Lagopus lagopus
50c     185     Horned Lark    Eremophila alpestris     
50c     43     Piping Plover    Charadrius melodus     
50c     49     Stilt Sandpiper    Calidris himantopus     
50c     10     Willow Ptarmigan    Lagopus lagopus     

2005.02   23.03.2005   Audubon   Booklet, sa   
Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
85c     67     Double-crested Cormorant    Phalacrocorax auritus     

2005.03   22.04.2005   Biosphere reserves (Waterton Lakes)   2v strip   
Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus
50c     77     Western Osprey    Pandion haliaetus     s 48½x30½ mm

2005.04   22.04.2005   Biosphere reserves   2v sheet   2005.03
Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus
50c     77     Western Osprey    Pandion haliaetus     s 48x31 mm

2005.05   19.12.2005   Definitives   8x2v sheet   
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
2$     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     

2005.06   19.12.2005   Definitives   2x2v sheet   2005.05
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
2$     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     

2006.01   08.03.2006   Gardens   2x4v booklet, sa   
Black-throated Blue Warbler Setophaga caerulescens
51c     247     Black-throated Blue Warbler    Setophaga caerulescens     

2006.02   03.09.2006   Duck decoys   Sheet with 4 sets   
Barrow's Goldeneye Bucephala islandica Mallard Anas platyrhynchos American Black Duck Anas rubripes Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator
51c     13     Barrow's Goldeneye    Bucephala islandica     
51c     13     Mallard    Anas platyrhynchos     
51c     13     American Black Duck    Anas rubripes     
51c     13     Red-breasted Merganser    Mergus serrator     

2006.03   03.09.2006   Duck decoys   Sheet   2006.02
Barrow's Goldeneye Bucephala islandica Mallard Anas platyrhynchos American Black Duck Anas rubripes Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator
51c     13     Barrow's Goldeneye    Bucephala islandica     
51c     13     Mallard    Anas platyrhynchos     
51c     13     American Black Duck    Anas rubripes     
51c     13     Red-breasted Merganser    Mergus serrator     

2007.01   12.02.2007   International polar year   2v set   
King Eider Somateria spectabilis
52c     13     King Eider    Somateria spectabilis     

2007.02   12.02.2007   International polar year   2v sheet   2007.01
King Eider Somateria spectabilis
52c     13     King Eider    Somateria spectabilis     

2008.01   01.10.2008   Endangered species   4v sheet   

Prothonotary Warbler Protonotaria citrea Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii Burrowing Owl Athene cunicularia
52c     247     Prothonotary Warbler    Protonotaria citrea     
52c     52     Roseate Tern    Sterna dougallii     
52c     80     Burrowing Owl    Athene cunicularia     

2008.02   01.10.2008   Endangered species   Booklet, sa   2008.01
Prothonotary Warbler Protonotaria citrea Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii Burrowing Owl Athene cunicularia
52c     247     Prothonotary Warbler    Protonotaria citrea     
52c     52     Roseate Tern    Sterna dougallii     
52c     80     Burrowing Owl    Athene cunicularia     

2009.01   09.04.2009   Preserve the polar regions and glaciers   2v set   
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea
54c     52     Arctic Tern    Sterna paradisaea     

2009.02   09.04.2009   Preserve the polar regions and glaciers   2v sheet   2009.01
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea
54c     52     Arctic Tern    Sterna paradisaea     

2010.01   22.05.2010   Wildlife photography contest   Booklet, sa   
Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor Rufous Hummingbird Selasphorus rufus
57c     70     Great Blue Heron    Ardea herodias     
57c     187     Tree Swallow    Tachycineta bicolor     
57c     21     Rufous Hummingbird    Selasphorus rufus     

2010.02   22.05.2010   Wildlife photography contest   5v sheet   2010.01
Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor Rufous Hummingbird Selasphorus rufus
57c     70     Great Blue Heron    Ardea herodias     
57c     187     Tree Swallow    Tachycineta bicolor     
57c     21     Rufous Hummingbird    Selasphorus rufus     

2010.03   05.07.2010   Roadside attractions   Booklet, sa   
Canada Goose Branta canadensis Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica
57c     13     Canada Goose    Branta canadensis     
57c     54     Atlantic Puffin    Fratercula arctica     

2010.04   05.07.2010   Roadside attractions   4v sheet   2010.03
Canada Goose Branta canadensis Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica
57c     13     Canada Goose    Branta canadensis     
57c     54     Atlantic Puffin    Fratercula arctica     

2011.01   17.01.2011   Baby animals   4v set, sa   
Canada Goose Branta canadensis
1.25$     13     Canada Goose    Branta canadensis     

2011.02   17.01.2011   Baby animals   Booklet, sa   2011.01
Canada Goose Branta canadensis
1.25$     13     Canada Goose    Branta canadensis     

2011.03   17.01.2011   Baby animals   4v sheet   2011.01
Canada Goose Branta canadensis
1.25$     13     Canada Goose    Branta canadensis     

2011.04   19.05.2011   Parks Canada   Booklet, sa   
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos
59c     78     Golden Eagle    Aquila chrysaetos     

2012.01   16.01.2012   Baby animals   4v set, sa   
Common Loon Gavia immer
1.29$     58     Common Loon    Gavia immer     

2012.02   16.01.2012   Baby animals   Booklet, sa   2012.01
Common Loon Gavia immer
1.29$     58     Common Loon    Gavia immer     

2012.03   16.01.2012   Baby animals   4v sheet   2012.01
Common Loon Gavia immer
1.29$     58     Common Loon    Gavia immer     

2013.01   22.04.2013   Adopt a pet   5v sheet   
Common Loon Gavia immer
P     107     Lilac-crowned Amazon    Amazona finschi     

2013.02   22.04.2013   Adopt a pet   Booklet, sa   2013.01
Great Auk Pinguinus impennis
P     107     Lilac-crowned Amazon    Amazona finschi     

2014.01   31.03.2014   Baby wildlife   5v set, sa   
Burrowing Owl Athene cunicularia Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica
1$     80     Burrowing Owl    Athene cunicularia     
1.80$     54     Atlantic Puffin    Fratercula arctica     

2014.02   31.03.2014   Baby wildlife   5v sheet   2014.01
Burrowing Owl Athene cunicularia Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica
1$     80     Burrowing Owl    Athene cunicularia     
1.80$     54     Atlantic Puffin    Fratercula arctica     

2014.03   31.03.2014   Baby wildlife   Booklet, sa   2014.01
Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica
1.80$     54     Atlantic Puffin    Fratercula arctica     

2015.01   14.09.2015   Haunted Canada   5v sheet   
American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
P     165     American Crow    Corvus brachyrhynchos     

2015.02   14.09.2015   Haunted Canada   2x5v booklet, sa   2015.01
American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
P     165     American Crow    Corvus brachyrhynchos     

2016.01   12.07.2016   Birds of Canada   Sheet   
Rock Ptarmigan Lagopus muta Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus Northern Raven Corvus corax Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica Sharp-tailed Grouse Tympanuchus phasianellus
*     10     Rock Ptarmigan    Lagopus muta     
*     80     Great Horned Owl    Bubo virginianus     
*     165     Northern Raven    Corvus corax     
*     54     Atlantic Puffin    Fratercula arctica     
*     10     Sharp-tailed Grouse    Tympanuchus phasianellus     

2016.02   12.07.2016   Birds of Canada   Booklet, sa   2016.01
Rock Ptarmigan Lagopus muta Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus Northern Raven Corvus corax Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica Sharp-tailed Grouse Tympanuchus phasianellus
*     10     Rock Ptarmigan    Lagopus muta     
*     80     Great Horned Owl    Bubo virginianus     
*     165     Northern Raven    Corvus corax     
*     54     Atlantic Puffin    Fratercula arctica     
*     10     Sharp-tailed Grouse    Tympanuchus phasianellus     

2017.01   01.08.2017   Birds of Canada   Sheet   
Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata Gyrfalcon Falco rusticolus Great Grey Owl Strix nebulosa Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus Common Loon Gavia immer
*     165     Blue Jay    Cyanocitta cristata     
*     104     Gyrfalcon    Falco rusticolus     
*     80     Great Grey Owl    Strix nebulosa     
*     77     Western Osprey    Pandion haliaetus     
*     58     Common Loon    Gavia immer     

2017.02   01.08.2017   Birds of Canada   Booklet, sa   2017.01
Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata Gyrfalcon Falco rusticolus Great Grey Owl Strix nebulosa Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus Common Loon Gavia immer
*     165     Blue Jay    Cyanocitta cristata     
*     104     Gyrfalcon    Falco rusticolus     
*     80     Great Grey Owl    Strix nebulosa     
*     77     Western Osprey    Pandion haliaetus     
*     58     Common Loon    Gavia immer     

2017.03   03.11.2017   Christmas   3v sheet   
Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
1.20$     249     Northern Cardinal    Cardinalis cardinalis     

2017.04   03.11.2017   Christmas   Booklet, sa   2017.03
Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
1.20$     249     Northern Cardinal    Cardinalis cardinalis     

2018.01   01.03.2018   Lotus   2v set, sa   
Light-vented Bulbul Pycnonotus sinensis
*     186     Light-vented Bulbul    Pycnonotus sinensis     

2018.02   01.03.2018   Lotus   Booklet, sa   2018.01
Light-vented Bulbul Pycnonotus sinensis
*     186     Light-vented Bulbul    Pycnonotus sinensis     

2018.03   01.03.2018   Lotus   2v sheet   2018.01
Light-vented Bulbul Pycnonotus sinensis
*     186     Light-vented Bulbul    Pycnonotus sinensis     

2018.04   20.08.2018   Birds of Canada   Booklet, sa   
Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus Whooping Crane Grus americana Canada Goose Branta canadensis Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus Steller's Jay Cyanocitta stelleri
*     181     Black-capped Chickadee    Poecile atricapillus     
*     32     Whooping Crane    Grus americana     
*     13     Canada Goose    Branta canadensis     
*     80     Snowy Owl    Bubo scandiacus     
*     165     Steller's Jay    Cyanocitta stelleri     

2018.05   20.08.2018   Birds of Canada   Sheet   2018.04
Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus Steller's Jay Cyanocitta stelleri Canada Goose Branta canadensis Whooping Crane Grus americana
*     181     Black-capped Chickadee    Poecile atricapillus     
*     80     Snowy Owl    Bubo scandiacus     
*     165     Steller's Jay    Cyanocitta stelleri     
*     13     Canada Goose    Branta canadensis     
*     32     Whooping Crane    Grus americana     

2018.06   20.08.2018   Birds of Canada, IOC   Sheet   2018.05
Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus Steller's Jay Cyanocitta stelleri Canada Goose Branta canadensis Whooping Crane Grus americana
*     181     Black-capped Chickadee    Poecile atricapillus     
*     80     Snowy Owl    Bubo scandiacus     
*     165     Steller's Jay    Cyanocitta stelleri     
*     13     Canada Goose    Branta canadensis     
*     32     Whooping Crane    Grus americana     

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Location: Northern North America
Population: 33.2 million
Climate: varies from temperate in south to subarctic and arctic in north
Terrain: mostly plains with mountains in west and lowlands in southeast

Birds: 638 species

Links:
Canada Post postal administration website
Where do you want to go birding today?
South Nahanni River - web search -  image search -  map search
South Saskatchewan River - web search -  image search -  map search
Churchill River - web search -  image search -  map search
Confederation Bridge - web search -  image search -  map search
Waterton Lakes national park - web search -  image search

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31.01.2020