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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1897.01   16.08.1897   Definitives   "IMPERIAL CHINESE POST"   
1$     8     Taiga Bean Goose    Anser fabalis     
2$     8     Taiga Bean Goose    Anser fabalis     = 1$
5$     8     Taiga Bean Goose    Anser fabalis     = 1$

1898.01   28.01.1898   Definitives   "CHINESE IMPERIAL POST"   1897.01
1$     8     Taiga Bean Goose    Anser fabalis     
2$     8     Taiga Bean Goose    Anser fabalis     
5$     8     Taiga Bean Goose    Anser fabalis     

1902.01   Definitives   No wmk   1898.01
5$     8     Taiga Bean Goose    Anser fabalis     

1906.01   Definitives   No wmk   1898.01
Taiga Bean Goose Anser fabalis
1$     8     Taiga Bean Goose    Anser fabalis     
2$     8     Taiga Bean Goose    Anser fabalis     

1912.01   Overprint with Chinese characters on 1902.01, 1906.01      
1$     8     Taiga Bean Goose    Anser fabalis     
2$     8     Taiga Bean Goose    Anser fabalis     
5$     8     Taiga Bean Goose    Anser fabalis     

1949.01   02.05.1949   Definitives      
1$     8     Whooper Swan    Cygnus cygnus     
2$     8     Whooper Swan    Cygnus cygnus     = 1$
5$     8     Whooper Swan    Cygnus cygnus     = 1$
10$     8     Whooper Swan    Cygnus cygnus     = 1$

1950.01   31.08.1950   Surcharge on 1949.01      
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus
50$     8     Whooper Swan    Cygnus cygnus     
100$     8     Whooper Swan    Cygnus cygnus     
100$     8     Whooper Swan    Cygnus cygnus     
200$     8     Whooper Swan    Cygnus cygnus     
200$     8     Whooper Swan    Cygnus cygnus     
400$     8     Whooper Swan    Cygnus cygnus     
400$     8     Whooper Swan    Cygnus cygnus     
400$     8     Whooper Swan    Cygnus cygnus     

1958.01   10.07.1958   Postal administrations conference      
4f     8     Whooper Swan    Cygnus cygnus     
8f     8     Whooper Swan    Cygnus cygnus     

1962.01   10.06.1962   Chen Chi-fo, The Sacred Crane      
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis
8f     46     Red-crowned Crane    Grus japonensis     
10f     46     Red-crowned Crane    Grus japonensis     
20f     46     Red-crowned Crane    Grus japonensis     

1979.01   25.01.1979   Golden Pheasant      
Golden Pheasant Chrysolophus pictus Golden Pheasant Chrysolophus pictus Golden Pheasant Chrysolophus pictus
4f     13     Golden Pheasant    Chrysolophus pictus     
8f     13     Golden Pheasant    Chrysolophus pictus     
45f     13     Golden Pheasant    Chrysolophus pictus     

1980.01   20.05.1980   Paintings of Qi Baishi      
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis
8f     87     Common Kingfisher    Alcedo atthis     

1980.02   08.10.1980   UNESCO   3v set   
Black-naped Oriole Oriolus chinensis
8f     159     Black-naped Oriole    Oriolus chinensis     

1982.01   31.07.1982   Fan paintings      
Brambling Fringilla montifringilla  Not identified Japanese Grosbeak Eophona personata
8f     232     Brambling    Fringilla montifringilla     
8f              Not identified     
70f     232     Japanese Grosbeak    Eophona personata     

1982.02   10.09.1982   Birds      
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica Black-naped Oriole Oriolus chinensis Japanese Tit Parus minor Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major
8f     91     Eurasian Hoopoe    Upupa epops     
8f     185     Barn Swallow    Hirundo rustica     
8f     159     Black-naped Oriole    Oriolus chinensis     
20f     179     Japanese Tit    Parus minor     
70f     103     Great Spotted Woodpecker    Dendrocopos major     

1982.03   10.09.1982   Birds      
Ashy Minivet Pericrocotus divaricatus
2y     151     Ashy Minivet    Pericrocotus divaricatus     MS
and     219     Oriental Magpie-Robin    Copsychus saularis     
and     219     Daurian Redstart    Phoenicurus auroreus     
and     219     Red-flanked Bluetail    Tarsiger cyanurus     
and     71     Lesser Cuckoo    Cuculus poliocephalus     

1983.01   18.11.1983   Swans      
Mute Swan Cygnus olor Mute Swan Cygnus olor Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus
8f     8     Mute Swan    Cygnus olor     One swan
8f     8     Mute Swan    Cygnus olor     Two swans
10f     8     Tundra Swan    Cygnus columbianus     
80f     8     Whooper Swan    Cygnus cygnus     

1983.02   18.11.1983   Swans   Booklet   1983.01

Mute Swan Cygnus olor Mute Swan Cygnus olor Mute Swan Cygnus olor Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus
8f     8     Mute Swan    Cygnus olor     ct, one swan
8f     8     Mute Swan    Cygnus olor     cb, one swan
8f     8     Mute Swan    Cygnus olor     ct, two swans
10f     8     Tundra Swan    Cygnus columbianus     cb
80f     8     Whooper Swan    Cygnus cygnus     cb

1984.01   24.03.1984   Painting by Zhou Fang   3v set   
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis
10f     46     Red-crowned Crane    Grus japonensis     
70f     46     Red-crowned Crane    Grus japonensis     = 10f

1984.02   24.03.1984   Painting by Zhou Fang      1984.01
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis
2y     46     Red-crowned Crane    Grus japonensis     MS

1984.03   15.05.1984   Japanese Crested Ibis      
Crested Ibis Nipponia nippon Crested Ibis Nipponia nippon Crested Ibis Nipponia nippon
8f     24     Crested Ibis    Nipponia nippon     
8f     24     Crested Ibis    Nipponia nippon     
80f     24     Crested Ibis    Nipponia nippon     

1984.04   24.09.1984   Youth friendship festival   3v set   
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis
80f     46     Red-crowned Crane    Grus japonensis     

1984.05   01.10.1984   35th anniversary of Peoples Republic      
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis
20f     46     Red-crowned Crane    Grus japonensis     

1986.01   22.05.1986   Great White Crane      
Siberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranus Siberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranus Siberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranus
8f     46     Siberian Crane    Leucogeranus leucogeranus     
10f     46     Siberian Crane    Leucogeranus leucogeranus     
70f     46     Siberian Crane    Leucogeranus leucogeranus     

1986.02   22.05.1986   Great White Crane      
Siberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranus
2y     46     Siberian Crane    Leucogeranus leucogeranus     MS

1987.01   20.03.1987   Birds of prey      
Black Kite Milvus migrans Steller's Sea Eagle Haliaeetus pelagicus Himalayan Vulture Gyps himalayensis Upland Buzzard Buteo hemilasius
8f     36     Black Kite    Milvus migrans     
8f     36     Steller's Sea Eagle    Haliaeetus pelagicus     
10f     36     Himalayan Vulture    Gyps himalayensis     
90f     36     Upland Buzzard    Buteo hemilasius     

1989.01   21.02.1989   Brown Eared Pheasant      
Brown Eared Pheasant Crossoptilon mantchuricum Brown Eared Pheasant Crossoptilon mantchuricum
8f     13     Brown Eared Pheasant    Crossoptilon mantchuricum     
50f     13     Brown Eared Pheasant    Crossoptilon mantchuricum     

1989.02   25.03.1989   Silk painting      
Hair-crested Drongo Dicrurus hottentottus
8f     160     Hair-crested Drongo    Dicrurus hottentottus     

1989.03   25.03.1989   Silk painting      1989.02
Hair-crested Drongo Dicrurus hottentottus
5y     160     Hair-crested Drongo    Dicrurus hottentottus     imp

1991.01   23.06.1991   Antarctic treaty      
Emperor Penguin Aptenodytes forsteri
20f     15     Emperor Penguin    Aptenodytes forsteri     

1992.01   20.02.1992   Storks      
Black Stork Ciconia nigra Oriental Stork Ciconia boyciana
20f     23     Black Stork    Ciconia nigra     
1.60y     23     Oriental Stork    Ciconia boyciana     

1992.02   29.09.1992   Diplomatic relations with Japan   2v set   
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis
20f     46     Red-crowned Crane    Grus japonensis     

1994.01   09.10.1994   Cranes      
Whooping Crane Grus americana Black-necked Crane Grus nigricollis
20f     46     Whooping Crane    Grus americana     
2y     46     Black-necked Crane    Grus nigricollis     

1995.01   18.02.1995   Mount Dinghu   4v set   
Silver Pheasant Lophura nycthemera
2.30y     13     Silver Pheasant    Lophura nycthemera     

1995.02   22.03.1995   Owls      
Eurasian Eagle-Owl Bubo bubo Long-eared Owl Asio otus Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus Eastern Grass Owl Tyto longimembris
10f     73     Eurasian Eagle-Owl    Bubo bubo     
20f     73     Long-eared Owl    Asio otus     
50f     73     Snowy Owl    Bubo scandiacus     
1y     72     Eastern Grass Owl    Tyto longimembris     

1997.01   09.05.1997   Pheasants      
Lady Amherst's Pheasant Chrysolophus amherstiae Common Pheasant Phasianus colchicus
50f     13     Lady Amherst's Pheasant    Chrysolophus amherstiae     
5.40y     13     Common Pheasant    Phasianus colchicus     

1998.01   06.06.1998   Shennongjia Nature Reserve   4v set   
Temminck's Tragopan Tragopan temminckii
50f     13     Temminck's Tragopan    Tragopan temminckii     

2000.01   25.02.2000   Protected wildlife   10v sheet   
Crested Ibis Nipponia nippon Brown Eared Pheasant Crossoptilon mantchuricum Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis
30f     24     Crested Ibis    Nipponia nippon     
1y     13     Brown Eared Pheasant    Crossoptilon mantchuricum     
2.80y     46     Red-crowned Crane    Grus japonensis     

2001.01   16.03.2001   Wildlife   10v sheet   
Steller's Sea Eagle Haliaeetus pelagicus
80f     36     Steller's Sea Eagle    Haliaeetus pelagicus     

2002.01   01.02.2002   Chinese birds      
Cabot's Tragopan Tragopan caboti Biddulph's Ground Jay Podoces biddulphi Taiwan Blue Magpie Urocissa caerulea
80f     13     Cabot's Tragopan    Tragopan caboti     
1y     163     Biddulph's Ground Jay    Podoces biddulphi     
2y     163     Taiwan Blue Magpie    Urocissa caerulea     

2002.02   01.04.2002   Chinese birds      
Przevalski's Redstart Phoenicurus alaschanicus Tibetan Bunting Emberiza koslowi
4.20y     219     Przevalski's Redstart    Phoenicurus alaschanicus     
5.40y     237     Tibetan Bunting    Emberiza koslowi     

2002.03   15.07.2002   Antarctic landscape   3v set   
Emperor Penguin Aptenodytes forsteri Snow Petrel Pagodroma nivea
80f     15     Emperor Penguin    Aptenodytes forsteri     
2y     19     Snow Petrel    Pagodroma nivea     

2002.04   07.12.2002   Chinese birds   Booklet   2002.01
Cabot's Tragopan Tragopan caboti
80f     13     Cabot's Tragopan    Tragopan caboti     

2004.01   01.01.2004   Chinese birds      
Yellow-bellied Tit Pardaliparus venustulus Yunnan Nuthatch Sitta yunnanensis
5y     179     Yellow-bellied Tit    Pardaliparus venustulus     
6y     212     Yunnan Nuthatch    Sitta yunnanensis     

2004.02   13.04.2004   Peafowl      
Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus
80f     13     Indian Peafowl    Pavo cristatus     White bird
80f     13     Indian Peafowl    Pavo cristatus     

2004.03   13.04.2004   Peafowl      
Green Peafowl Pavo muticus
6y     13     Green Peafowl    Pavo muticus     MS

2005.01   30.07.2005   Birds      
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis Oriental Stork Ciconia boyciana Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos
80f     46     Red-crowned Crane    Grus japonensis     
80f     23     Oriental Stork    Ciconia boyciana     
80f     8     Common Shelduck    Tadorna tadorna     
80f     36     Golden Eagle    Aquila chrysaetos     

2006.01   01.07.2006   Qinghai - Tibet railway open to traffic   3v set   
Black-necked Crane Grus nigricollis
80f     46     Black-necked Crane    Grus nigricollis     

2006.02   15.11.2006   Birds definitives      
Chinese Monal Lophophorus lhuysii Taiwan Yuhina Yuhina brunneiceps
40f     13     Chinese Monal    Lophophorus lhuysii     
1.20y     203     Taiwan Yuhina    Yuhina brunneiceps     

2008.01   28.02.2008   Birds   Sheet   

Taiwan Blue Magpie Urocissa caerulea Tibetan Bunting Emberiza koslowi Cabot's Tragopan Tragopan caboti Snowy-cheeked Laughingthrush Garrulax sukatschewi Golden Pheasant Chrysolophus pictus Biddulph's Ground Jay Podoces biddulphi
1.20y     163     Taiwan Blue Magpie    Urocissa caerulea     
1.20y     237     Tibetan Bunting    Emberiza koslowi     
1.20y     13     Cabot's Tragopan    Tragopan caboti     
1.20y     201     Snowy-cheeked Laughingthrush    Garrulax sukatschewi     
1.20y     13     Golden Pheasant    Chrysolophus pictus     
1.20y     163     Biddulph's Ground Jay    Podoces biddulphi     

2008.02   23.09.2008   Region stamps   3v set   
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis
1.20y     46     Red-crowned Crane    Grus japonensis     

2010.01   13.09.2010   Shangri-La   4v set   
Black-necked Crane Grus nigricollis
1.20y     46     Black-necked Crane    Grus nigricollis     

2011.01   09.10.2011   Greetings      
Chinese Hwamei Garrulax canorus
1.20y     201     Chinese Hwamei    Garrulax canorus     

2011.02   09.10.2011   Greetings   2v sheet   2011.01
Chinese Hwamei Garrulax canorus
1.20y     201     Chinese Hwamei    Garrulax canorus     

2011.03   21.10.2011   Tianjin port      

Mew Gull Larus canus
6y     64     Mew Gull    Larus canus     MS

2012.01   20.03.2012   Joint issue with Israel   2v set   
Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus
1.20y     172     Bohemian Waxwing    Bombycilla garrulus     

2012.02   27.04.2012   Symbols   4v set   
Black-necked Crane Grus nigricollis
1.20y     46     Black-necked Crane    Grus nigricollis     

2012.03   27.04.2012   Symbols   2x4v sheet   2012.02
Black-necked Crane Grus nigricollis
1.20y     46     Black-necked Crane    Grus nigricollis     

2012.04   31.08.2012   Chinese poetry   6v sheet, 3 rows   
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica Eurasian Magpie Pica pica
80f     185     Barn Swallow    Hirundo rustica     
1.20y     163     Eurasian Magpie    Pica pica     

2012.05   31.08.2012   Chinese poetry   6v sheet, 2 rows   2012.04
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica Eurasian Magpie Pica pica
80f     185     Barn Swallow    Hirundo rustica     
1.20y     163     Eurasian Magpie    Pica pica     

2013.01   19.05.2013   Beautiful China   6v set   
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis
1.20y     30     Masked Booby    Sula dactylatra     
1.20y     46     Red-crowned Crane    Grus japonensis     

2014.01   23.02.2014   Raptors      
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus
1.20y     36     Eastern Imperial Eagle    Aquila heliaca     
1.20y     36     Hen Harrier    Circus cyaneus     
1.50y     36     Northern Goshawk    Accipiter gentilis     
1.50y     104     Common Kestrel    Falco tinnunculus     

2014.02   06.07.2014   Huangmei Opera   3v set   
Eurasian Magpie Pica pica
80f     163     Eurasian Magpie    Pica pica     

2015.01   20.08.2015   Mandarin Duck      
Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata
1.20y     8     Mandarin Duck    Aix galericulata     

2015.02   01.09.2015   Tibet   3v set   
Black-necked Crane Grus nigricollis
1.20y     46     Black-necked Crane    Grus nigricollis     

2016.01   12.05.2016   Beautiful China   4v set   
Oriental Stork Ciconia boyciana
2y     23     Oriental Stork    Ciconia boyciana     

2016.02   09.08.2016   Love bird      
Red-billed Leiothrix Leiothrix lutea
1.20y     201     Red-billed Leiothrix    Leiothrix lutea     

2017.01   28.08.2017   Magpie      
1.20y     163     Eurasian Magpie    Pica pica     

China map

Location: Eastern Asia
Population: 1,330 million
Climate: extremely diverse; tropical in south to subarctic in north
Terrain: mostly mountains, high plateaus, deserts in west; plains, deltas, and hills in east

Birds: 1314 species. 52 endemic species.

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