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Ceylon
Bird stamps from Ceylon

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10   161   218  

Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1966.01   05.02.1966   Birds of Ceylon      
Southern Hill Myna Gracula indica Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus Sri Lanka Junglefowl Gallus lafayettii Black-hooded Oriole Oriolus xanthornus
5c     218     Southern Hill Myna    Gracula indica     
15c     10     Indian Peafowl    Pavo cristatus     
60c     10     Sri Lanka Junglefowl    Gallus lafayettii     
75c     161     Black-hooded Oriole    Oriolus xanthornus     

1966.02   05.02.1966   Birds of Ceylon   Sheet, imp   1966.01
Southern Hill Myna Gracula indica
5c     218     Southern Hill Myna    Gracula indica     
15c     10     Indian Peafowl    Pavo cristatus     
60c     10     Sri Lanka Junglefowl    Gallus lafayettii     "JUNGLE FOWL"
75c     161     Black-hooded Oriole    Oriolus xanthornus     

1967.01   Exhibition 1967   Sheet, imp   1966.01
Southern Hill Myna Gracula indica
5c     218     Southern Hill Myna    Gracula indica     
15c     10     Indian Peafowl    Pavo cristatus     
60c     10     Sri Lanka Junglefowl    Gallus lafayettii     
75c     161     Black-hooded Oriole    Oriolus xanthornus     

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Location: Southern Asia, island in the Indian Ocean
Status: No longer a stamp-issuing entity; now named Sri Lanka

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19.01.2020