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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1950.01   01.01.1950   Surcharge on China 1949.01   No frame around denomination   
1$     8     Whooper Swan    Cygnus cygnus     
2$     8     Whooper Swan    Cygnus cygnus     
5$     8     Whooper Swan    Cygnus cygnus     

1950.02   23.01.1950   Surcharge on China 1949.01   No frame around denomination   
10$     8     Whooper Swan    Cygnus cygnus     
20$     8     Whooper Swan    Cygnus cygnus     

1951.01   19.07.1951   Surcharge on China 1949.01   Oval frame   
5$     8     Whooper Swan    Cygnus cygnus     
10$     8     Whooper Swan    Cygnus cygnus     
20$     8     Whooper Swan    Cygnus cygnus     
50$     8     Whooper Swan    Cygnus cygnus     

1952.01   08.12.1952   Surcharge on China 1949.01   Rectangular frame   
10$     8     Whooper Swan    Cygnus cygnus     
20$     8     Whooper Swan    Cygnus cygnus     
50$     8     Whooper Swan    Cygnus cygnus     

1959.01   20.03.1959   Air      
Slaty-backed Gull Larus schistisagus
8$     64     Slaty-backed Gull    Larus schistisagus     

1960.01   04.08.1960   Ancient Chinese paintings in the Palace Museum   4v set   
Red-billed Blue Magpie Urocissa erythroryncha Eurasian Teal Anas crecca
1.60$     163     Red-billed Blue Magpie    Urocissa erythroryncha     
2$     8     Eurasian Teal    Anas crecca     

1963.01   01.04.1963   First anniversary of Asian Oceanic Postal Union      
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica Northern Gannet Morus bassanus Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis
80c     185     Barn Swallow    Hirundo rustica     
2$     30     Northern Gannet    Morus bassanus     
6$     46     Red-crowned Crane    Grus japonensis     

1966.01   20.05.1966   Ancient Chinese paintings in the Palace Museum   4v set   
Eurasian Magpie Pica pica
5$     163     Eurasian Magpie    Pica pica     

1966.02   19.10.1966   Definitives   No gum, p 12   
3.50$     8     Taiga Bean Goose    Anser fabalis     
6.50$     8     Taiga Bean Goose    Anser fabalis     = 3.50$
7$     8     Taiga Bean Goose    Anser fabalis     = 3.50$

1966.03   10.12.1966   Definitives   No gum, p 12   1966.02
4$     8     Taiga Bean Goose    Anser fabalis     
4.50$     8     Taiga Bean Goose    Anser fabalis     
5$     8     Taiga Bean Goose    Anser fabalis     
6$     8     Taiga Bean Goose    Anser fabalis     

1967.01   15.02.1967   Definitives   No gum, p 12   1966.02
5.50$     8     Taiga Bean Goose    Anser fabalis     
8$     8     Taiga Bean Goose    Anser fabalis     

1967.02   25.11.1967   Taiwan birds      
Taiwan Barbet Psilopogon nuchalis Maroon Oriole Oriolus traillii White-bellied Green Pigeon Treron sieboldii Taiwan Blue Magpie Urocissa caerulea Crested Serpent Eagle Spilornis cheela Mikado Pheasant Syrmaticus mikado
1$     100     Taiwan Barbet    Psilopogon nuchalis     
2$     159     Maroon Oriole    Oriolus traillii     
2.50$     68     White-bellied Green Pigeon    Treron sieboldii     
3$     163     Taiwan Blue Magpie    Urocissa caerulea     
5$     36     Crested Serpent Eagle    Spilornis cheela     
8$     13     Mikado Pheasant    Syrmaticus mikado     

1968.01   20.03.1968   Anniversary of Chinese stamps      1966.02
Taiga Bean Goose Anser fabalis
1$     8     Taiga Bean Goose    Anser fabalis     

1968.02   20.03.1968   Anniversary of Chinese stamps      1968.01
Taiga Bean Goose Anser fabalis
3$     8     Taiga Bean Goose    Anser fabalis     imp

1969.01   14.08.1969   Air      
Taiga Bean Goose Anser fabalis Taiga Bean Goose Anser fabalis Taiga Bean Goose Anser fabalis
2.50$     8     Taiga Bean Goose    Anser fabalis     
5$     8     Taiga Bean Goose    Anser fabalis     
8$     8     Taiga Bean Goose    Anser fabalis     

1969.02   09.10.1969   Ancient painting of flowers and birds      
Common Pheasant Phasianus colchicus Common Pheasant Phasianus colchicus Crested Myna Acridotheres cristatellus Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis
1$     13     Common Pheasant    Phasianus colchicus     
2.50$     13     Common Pheasant    Phasianus colchicus     
5$     216     Crested Myna    Acridotheres cristatellus     
and     219     Oriental Magpie-Robin    Copsychus saularis     
and     159     Black-naped Oriole    Oriolus chinensis     
8$     46     Red-crowned Crane    Grus japonensis     

1970.01   20.06.1970   Definitives   With gum   1966.02
4$     8     Taiga Bean Goose    Anser fabalis     p 11˝
5$     8     Taiga Bean Goose    Anser fabalis     

1970.02   31.08.1970   Definitives   With gum   1966.02
3.50$     8     Taiga Bean Goose    Anser fabalis     p 11˝
4$     8     Taiga Bean Goose    Anser fabalis     

1971.01   25.06.1971   Definitives   With gum   1966.02
7$     8     Taiga Bean Goose    Anser fabalis     
8$     8     Taiga Bean Goose    Anser fabalis     

1971.02   18.08.1971   Definitives   With gum   1966.02
4.50$     8     Taiga Bean Goose    Anser fabalis     
5$     8     Taiga Bean Goose    Anser fabalis     p 11˝
6$     8     Taiga Bean Goose    Anser fabalis     

1971.03   01.10.1971   Definitives   With gum   1966.02
3.50$     8     Taiga Bean Goose    Anser fabalis     
5.50$     8     Taiga Bean Goose    Anser fabalis     
6.50$     8     Taiga Bean Goose    Anser fabalis     

1972.01   12.01.1972   Dogs paintings   5v set   
Eurasian Magpie Pica pica
2$     163     Eurasian Magpie    Pica pica     

1973.01   20.06.1973   Spring morning in the Han Palace   7v set   
Green Peafowl Pavo muticus
1$     13     Green Peafowl    Pavo muticus     

1974.01   14.08.1974   Famous Chinese paintings on moon   4v set   
Narcissus Flycatcher Ficedula narcissina
8$     219     Narcissus Flycatcher    Ficedula narcissina     

1975.01   15.08.1975   Famous Chinese paintings on moon   4v set   
Eurasian Tree Sparrow Passer montanus
8$     224     Eurasian Tree Sparrow    Passer montanus     

1976.01   14.07.1976   Famous Chinese paintings on moon   4v set   
Japanese Quail Coturnix japonica
10$     13     Japanese Quail    Coturnix japonica     

1977.01   16.02.1977   Taiwan birds      
Black-naped Oriole Oriolus chinensis Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis Pheasant-tailed Jacana Hydrophasianus chirurgus
2$     159     Black-naped Oriole    Oriolus chinensis     
8$     87     Common Kingfisher    Alcedo atthis     
10$     59     Pheasant-tailed Jacana    Hydrophasianus chirurgus     

1979.01   08.08.1979   Taiwan birds      
Swinhoe's Pheasant Lophura swinhoii Steere's Liocichla Liocichla steerii Taiwan Yuhina Yuhina brunneiceps
2$     13     Swinhoe's Pheasant    Lophura swinhoii     
8$     201     Steere's Liocichla    Liocichla steerii     
10$     203     Taiwan Yuhina    Yuhina brunneiceps     

1983.01   08.10.1983   Protection of migratory birds      
Brown Shrike Lanius cristatus Grey-faced Buzzard Butastur indicus
2$     157     Brown Shrike    Lanius cristatus     
18$     36     Grey-faced Buzzard    Butastur indicus     

1984.01   15.02.1984   Chinese classical poetry   4v set   
Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata Green Pheasant Phasianus versicolor
2$     8     Mandarin Duck    Aix galericulata     
18$     13     Green Pheasant    Phasianus versicolor     

1986.01   22.05.1986   Famous Chinese paintings   3v set   
Flamecrest Regulus goodfellowi
2$     207     Flamecrest    Regulus goodfellowi     

1986.02   12.06.1986   Protection of intellectual property rights      
Red-and-green Macaw Ara chloropterus
2$     107     Red-and-green Macaw    Ara chloropterus     

1990.01   20.08.1990   Taiwan birds      
Flamecrest Regulus goodfellowi White-whiskered Laughingthrush Trochalopteron morrisonianum White-eared Sibia Heterophasia auricularis Yellow Tit Machlolophus holsti
2$     207     Flamecrest    Regulus goodfellowi     
3$     201     White-whiskered Laughingthrush    Trochalopteron morrisonianum     
7.50$     201     White-eared Sibia    Heterophasia auricularis     
16$     179     Yellow Tit    Machlolophus holsti     

1990.02   09.10.1990   Children's drawings   4v set   
Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus
3$     13     Indian Peafowl    Pavo cristatus     

1991.01   24.08.1991   Taiwan stream birds   Sheet   

Taiwan Whistling Thrush Myophonus insularis Brown Dipper Cinclus pallasii Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax Little Egret Egretta garzetta Plumbeous Water Redstart Phoenicurus fuliginosus Little Forktail Enicurus scouleri Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis White Wagtail Motacilla alba
5$     219     Taiwan Whistling Thrush    Myophonus insularis     
5$     220     Brown Dipper    Cinclus pallasii     
5$     8     Mandarin Duck    Aix galericulata     
5$     25     Black-crowned Night Heron    Nycticorax nycticorax     
5$     25     Little Egret    Egretta garzetta     
5$     219     Plumbeous Water Redstart    Phoenicurus fuliginosus     
5$     219     Little Forktail    Enicurus scouleri     
5$     230     Grey Wagtail    Motacilla cinerea     
5$     87     Common Kingfisher    Alcedo atthis     
5$     230     White Wagtail    Motacilla alba     

1991.02   30.10.1991   Peacocks paintings      
Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus
5$     13     Indian Peafowl    Pavo cristatus     
20$     13     Indian Peafowl    Pavo cristatus     

1991.03   30.10.1991   Peacocks paintings      1991.02
Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus
20$     13     Indian Peafowl    Pavo cristatus     MS

1992.01   09.10.1992   Silk tapestry of National Palace Museum      
Black-faced Laughingthrush Trochalopteron affine Black-throated Laughingthrush Garrulax chinensis
5$     201     Black-faced Laughingthrush    Trochalopteron affine     
12$     201     Black-throated Laughingthrush    Garrulax chinensis     

1992.02   09.10.1992   Silk tapestry of National Palace Museum   Sheet   1992.01
Black-faced Laughingthrush Trochalopteron affine Black-throated Laughingthrush Garrulax chinensis
5$     201     Black-faced Laughingthrush    Trochalopteron affine     
12$     201     Black-throated Laughingthrush    Garrulax chinensis     

1993.01   17.11.1993   Taiwan birds   Strip   
Mikado Pheasant Syrmaticus mikado Mikado Pheasant Syrmaticus mikado Mikado Pheasant Syrmaticus mikado Mikado Pheasant Syrmaticus mikado
5$     13     Mikado Pheasant    Syrmaticus mikado     
5$     13     Mikado Pheasant    Syrmaticus mikado     
5$     13     Mikado Pheasant    Syrmaticus mikado     
5$     13     Mikado Pheasant    Syrmaticus mikado     

1994.01   07.05.1994   Parent-child relationship      
Malayan Night Heron Gorsachius melanolophus Little Tern Sternula albifrons Brown Noddy Anous stolidus Taiwan Barbet Psilopogon nuchalis
5$     25     Malayan Night Heron    Gorsachius melanolophus     
7$     64     Little Tern    Sternula albifrons     
10$     64     Brown Noddy    Anous stolidus     
12$     100     Taiwan Barbet    Psilopogon nuchalis     

1995.01   24.01.1995   Ancient Chinese engraving art   4v set   
Red-billed Blue Magpie Urocissa erythroryncha Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops
2.50$     163     Red-billed Blue Magpie    Urocissa erythroryncha     
28$     91     Eurasian Hoopoe    Upupa epops     

1996.01   21.10.1996   Taipei 96      
Taiga Bean Goose Anser fabalis Taiga Bean Goose Anser fabalis Taiga Bean Goose Anser fabalis Taiga Bean Goose Anser fabalis
5$     8     Taiga Bean Goose    Anser fabalis     
7$     8     Taiga Bean Goose    Anser fabalis     
13$     8     Taiga Bean Goose    Anser fabalis     
15$     8     Taiga Bean Goose    Anser fabalis     

1996.02   21.10.1996   Taipei 96   Sheet   1996.01
Taiga Bean Goose Anser fabalis Taiga Bean Goose Anser fabalis Taiga Bean Goose Anser fabalis Taiga Bean Goose Anser fabalis
5$     8     Taiga Bean Goose    Anser fabalis     
7$     8     Taiga Bean Goose    Anser fabalis     
13$     8     Taiga Bean Goose    Anser fabalis     
15$     8     Taiga Bean Goose    Anser fabalis     

1996.03   21.10.1996   Taipei 96      1996.01
5$     8     Taiga Bean Goose    Anser fabalis     MS

1997.01   09.10.1997   Bird paintings from National Palace Museum      

Purple-naped Lory Lorius domicella Common Green Magpie Cissa chinensis Blue-crowned Hanging Parrot Loriculus galgulus  Not identified Red-billed Blue Magpie Urocissa erythroryncha Plain Laughingthrush Garrulax davidi Przevalski's Finch Urocynchramus pylzowi Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus Mongolian Finch Bucanetes mongolicus Long-tailed Minivet Pericrocotus ethologus Black-naped Oriole Oriolus chinensis Yellow-throated Bunting Emberiza elegans Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus Mongolian Finch Bucanetes mongolicus Crested Myna Acridotheres cristatellus Java Sparrow Lonchura oryzivora Long-tailed Parakeet Psittacula longicauda Black-winged Starling Acridotheres melanopterus Cloven-feathered Dove Drepanoptila holosericea Eurasian Wryneck Jynx torquilla
5$     108     Purple-naped Lory    Lorius domicella     
5$     163     Common Green Magpie    Cissa chinensis     
5$     108     Blue-crowned Hanging Parrot    Loriculus galgulus     
5$              Not identified     
5$     163     Red-billed Blue Magpie    Urocissa erythroryncha     
5$     201     Plain Laughingthrush    Garrulax davidi     
5$     231     Przevalski's Finch    Urocynchramus pylzowi     
5$     232     Common Rosefinch    Carpodacus erythrinus     
5$     232     Mongolian Finch    Bucanetes mongolicus     
5$     151     Long-tailed Minivet    Pericrocotus ethologus     
5$     159     Black-naped Oriole    Oriolus chinensis     
5$     237     Yellow-throated Bunting    Emberiza elegans     
5$     172     Bohemian Waxwing    Bombycilla garrulus     
5$     232     Mongolian Finch    Bucanetes mongolicus     
5$     216     Crested Myna    Acridotheres cristatellus     
5$     226     Java Sparrow    Lonchura oryzivora     
5$     108     Long-tailed Parakeet    Psittacula longicauda     
5$     216     Black-winged Starling    Acridotheres melanopterus     
5$     68     Cloven-feathered Dove    Drepanoptila holosericea     
5$     103     Eurasian Wryneck    Jynx torquilla     

1998.01   30.10.1998   Conservation of birds      
Mountain Hawk-Eagle Nisaetus nipalensis Mountain Hawk-Eagle Nisaetus nipalensis Crested Serpent Eagle Spilornis cheela Crested Serpent Eagle Spilornis cheela Black Eagle Ictinaetus malaiensis Black Eagle Ictinaetus malaiensis Black Kite Milvus migrans Black Kite Milvus migrans
5$     36     Mountain Hawk-Eagle    Nisaetus nipalensis     Sitting
5$     36     Mountain Hawk-Eagle    Nisaetus nipalensis     Flying
5$     36     Crested Serpent Eagle    Spilornis cheela     Sitting
5$     36     Crested Serpent Eagle    Spilornis cheela     Flying
10$     36     Black Eagle    Ictinaetus malaiensis     Sitting
10$     36     Black Eagle    Ictinaetus malaiensis     Flying
10$     36     Black Kite    Milvus migrans     Sitting
10$     36     Black Kite    Milvus migrans     Flying

1999.01   06.01.1999   The auspicious postage stamps   4v set   
Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata
5$     8     Mandarin Duck    Aix galericulata     

1999.02   20.01.1999   Ancient Chinese engraving art   6v set   1995.01
Red-billed Blue Magpie Urocissa erythroryncha Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops
1$     163     Red-billed Blue Magpie    Urocissa erythroryncha     
10$     91     Eurasian Hoopoe    Upupa epops     

1999.03   11.11.1999   National Palace Museum‘s bird manual      
Yellow-headed Amazon Amazona oratrix Golden-winged Parakeet Brotogeris chrysoptera Grey Parrot Psittacus erithacus Chattering Lory Lorius garrulus
5$     107     Yellow-headed Amazon    Amazona oratrix     
5$     107     Golden-winged Parakeet    Brotogeris chrysoptera     
12$     107     Grey Parrot    Psittacus erithacus     
25$     108     Chattering Lory    Lorius garrulus     

2000.01   03.02.2000   24 seasonal periods - spring   6v strip   
Little Egret Egretta garzetta
5$     25     Little Egret    Egretta garzetta     
and     25     Western Cattle Egret    Bubulcus ibis     

2000.02   26.10.2000   National Palace Museum‘s bird manual      
Scaly Thrush Zoothera dauma Brambling Fringilla montifringilla Bali Myna Leucopsar rothschildi Common Hill Myna Gracula religiosa
5$     218     Scaly Thrush    Zoothera dauma     
5$     232     Brambling    Fringilla montifringilla     
12$     216     Bali Myna    Leucopsar rothschildi     
25$     216     Common Hill Myna    Gracula religiosa     

2001.01   02.01.2001   The auspicious postage stamps   4v set   
Light-vented Bulbul Pycnonotus sinensis
12$     184     Light-vented Bulbul    Pycnonotus sinensis     

2001.02   28.09.2001   National Palace Museum‘s bird manual      
Japanese Waxwing Bombycilla japonica Siberian Rubythroat Calliope calliope White-rumped Munia Lonchura striata Great Barbet Psilopogon virens
5$     172     Japanese Waxwing    Bombycilla japonica     
5$     219     Siberian Rubythroat    Calliope calliope     
12$     226     White-rumped Munia    Lonchura striata     
25$     100     Great Barbet    Psilopogon virens     

2002.01   15.05.2002   Chinese Crested Tern   Sheet   

Chinese Crested Tern Thalasseus bernsteini Chinese Crested Tern Thalasseus bernsteini Chinese Crested Tern Thalasseus bernsteini Chinese Crested Tern Thalasseus bernsteini Chinese Crested Tern Thalasseus bernsteini Chinese Crested Tern Thalasseus bernsteini Chinese Crested Tern Thalasseus bernsteini Chinese Crested Tern Thalasseus bernsteini Chinese Crested Tern Thalasseus bernsteini Chinese Crested Tern Thalasseus bernsteini
5$     64     Chinese Crested Tern    Thalasseus bernsteini     
5$     64     Chinese Crested Tern    Thalasseus bernsteini     
5$     64     Chinese Crested Tern    Thalasseus bernsteini     
5$     64     Chinese Crested Tern    Thalasseus bernsteini     
5$     64     Chinese Crested Tern    Thalasseus bernsteini     
5$     64     Chinese Crested Tern    Thalasseus bernsteini     
5$     64     Chinese Crested Tern    Thalasseus bernsteini     
5$     64     Chinese Crested Tern    Thalasseus bernsteini     
5$     64     Chinese Crested Tern    Thalasseus bernsteini     
5$     64     Chinese Crested Tern    Thalasseus bernsteini     

2002.02   15.05.2002   Chinese Crested Tern      
Chinese Crested Tern Thalasseus bernsteini
25$     64     Chinese Crested Tern    Thalasseus bernsteini     MS

2002.03   09.10.2002   National Palace Museum‘s bird manual      
Vernal Hanging Parrot Loriculus vernalis Scaly-breasted Munia Lonchura punctulata Grey-capped Greenfinch Chloris sinica Black-headed Greenfinch Chloris ambigua
5$     108     Vernal Hanging Parrot    Loriculus vernalis     
5$     226     Scaly-breasted Munia    Lonchura punctulata     
12$     232     Grey-capped Greenfinch    Chloris sinica     
25$     232     Black-headed Greenfinch    Chloris ambigua     

2003.01   08.05.2003   Conservation of birds   White frames   
Blue-tailed Bee-eater Merops philippinus Blue-tailed Bee-eater Merops philippinus Blue-tailed Bee-eater Merops philippinus Blue-tailed Bee-eater Merops philippinus
5$     90     Blue-tailed Bee-eater    Merops philippinus     Foraging
5$     90     Blue-tailed Bee-eater    Merops philippinus     Roosting
10$     90     Blue-tailed Bee-eater    Merops philippinus     
20$     90     Blue-tailed Bee-eater    Merops philippinus     

2003.02   08.05.2003   Conservation of birds   Sheet, no frames   2003.01
Blue-tailed Bee-eater Merops philippinus Blue-tailed Bee-eater Merops philippinus Blue-tailed Bee-eater Merops philippinus Blue-tailed Bee-eater Merops philippinus
5$     90     Blue-tailed Bee-eater    Merops philippinus     Foraging
5$     90     Blue-tailed Bee-eater    Merops philippinus     Roosting
10$     90     Blue-tailed Bee-eater    Merops philippinus     
20$     90     Blue-tailed Bee-eater    Merops philippinus     

2003.03   10.09.2003   National Palace Museum‘s bird manual      
Black-throated Laughingthrush Garrulax chinensis Crested Myna Acridotheres cristatellus Yellow-legged Buttonquail Turnix tanki Crested Lark Galerida cristata
5$     201     Black-throated Laughingthrush    Garrulax chinensis     
5$     216     Crested Myna    Acridotheres cristatellus     
12$     48     Yellow-legged Buttonquail    Turnix tanki     
25$     183     Crested Lark    Galerida cristata     

2004.01   25.02.2004   Chinese folklore   4v set   
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis
5$     46     Red-crowned Crane    Grus japonensis     

2004.02   04.06.2004   Harry Potter   6v sheet   
Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus
5$     73     Snowy Owl    Bubo scandiacus     
5$     73     Snowy Owl    Bubo scandiacus     

2004.03   30.10.2004   Black-faced Spoonbill      
Black-faced Spoonbill Platalea minor Black-faced Spoonbill Platalea minor Black-faced Spoonbill Platalea minor Black-faced Spoonbill Platalea minor
2.50$     24     Black-faced Spoonbill    Platalea minor     
2.50$     24     Black-faced Spoonbill    Platalea minor     
15$     24     Black-faced Spoonbill    Platalea minor     
25$     24     Black-faced Spoonbill    Platalea minor     

2004.04   30.10.2004   Black-faced Spoonbill      
Black-faced Spoonbill Platalea minor
20$     24     Black-faced Spoonbill    Platalea minor     MS

2006.01   25.03.2006   King Penguin      
King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus
5$     15     King Penguin    Aptenodytes patagonicus     
5$     15     King Penguin    Aptenodytes patagonicus     
9$     15     King Penguin    Aptenodytes patagonicus     
12$     15     King Penguin    Aptenodytes patagonicus     

2006.02   25.03.2006   King Penguin      
King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus
15$     15     King Penguin    Aptenodytes patagonicus     MS

2006.03   04.08.2006   Sung dynasty paintings   4v set   
Azure-winged Magpie Cyanopica cyanus Azure-winged Magpie Cyanopica cyanus
12$     163     Azure-winged Magpie    Cyanopica cyanus     White frame
15$     163     Azure-winged Magpie    Cyanopica cyanus     White frame

2006.04   04.08.2006   Sung dynasty paintings   Sheet   2006.03
Azure-winged Magpie Cyanopica cyanus Azure-winged Magpie Cyanopica cyanus
12$     163     Azure-winged Magpie    Cyanopica cyanus     No frame
15$     163     Azure-winged Magpie    Cyanopica cyanus     No frame

2006.05   30.09.2006   Conservation of birds   White frames   
Fairy Pitta Pitta nympha Fairy Pitta Pitta nympha Fairy Pitta Pitta nympha Fairy Pitta Pitta nympha
5$     112     Fairy Pitta    Pitta nympha     
5$     112     Fairy Pitta    Pitta nympha     
10$     112     Fairy Pitta    Pitta nympha     
10$     112     Fairy Pitta    Pitta nympha     

2006.06   30.09.2006   Conservation of birds   Sheet, no frames   2006.05
Fairy Pitta Pitta nympha Fairy Pitta Pitta nympha Fairy Pitta Pitta nympha Fairy Pitta Pitta nympha
5$     112     Fairy Pitta    Pitta nympha     
5$     112     Fairy Pitta    Pitta nympha     
10$     112     Fairy Pitta    Pitta nympha     
10$     112     Fairy Pitta    Pitta nympha     

2007.01   21.09.2007   Sung dynasty painting   10v sheet   
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis
5$     46     Red-crowned Crane    Grus japonensis     

2007.02   03.11.2007   Birds      
Grey-chinned Minivet Pericrocotus solaris Chestnut-bellied Tit Sittiparus castaneoventris Siberian Rubythroat Calliope calliope Daurian Redstart Phoenicurus auroreus
3.50$     151     Grey-chinned Minivet    Pericrocotus solaris     
5$     179     Chestnut-bellied Tit    Sittiparus castaneoventris     
12$     219     Siberian Rubythroat    Calliope calliope     
25$     219     Daurian Redstart    Phoenicurus auroreus     

2008.01   30.01.2008   Birds      
Bronzed Drongo Dicrurus aeneus Long-tailed Shrike Lanius schach Grey Treepie Dendrocitta formosae Light-vented Bulbul Pycnonotus sinensis
1$     160     Bronzed Drongo    Dicrurus aeneus     
2.50$     157     Long-tailed Shrike    Lanius schach     
10$     163     Grey Treepie    Dendrocitta formosae     
32$     184     Light-vented Bulbul    Pycnonotus sinensis     

2008.02   07.03.2008   Taipei 2008      
Yellow-throated Bunting Emberiza elegans Green Peafowl Pavo muticus Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Chinese Grey Shrike Lanius sphenocercus
5$     237     Yellow-throated Bunting    Emberiza elegans     
9$     13     Green Peafowl    Pavo muticus     
13$     8     Mallard    Anas platyrhynchos     
15$     157     Chinese Grey Shrike    Lanius sphenocercus     

2008.03   07.03.2008   Taipei 2008   Sheet   2008.02
Yellow-throated Bunting Emberiza elegans Green Peafowl Pavo muticus Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Chinese Grey Shrike Lanius sphenocercus
5$     237     Yellow-throated Bunting    Emberiza elegans     
9$     13     Green Peafowl    Pavo muticus     
13$     8     Mallard    Anas platyrhynchos     
15$     157     Chinese Grey Shrike    Lanius sphenocercus     

2008.04   07.03.2008   Pheasant      
Mikado Pheasant Syrmaticus mikado
25$     13     Mikado Pheasant    Syrmaticus mikado     

2008.05   05.06.2008   Birds      
Oriental Turtle Dove Streptopelia orientalis Eurasian Tree Sparrow Passer montanus Eurasian Magpie Pica pica Japanese White-eye Zosterops japonicus
7$     68     Oriental Turtle Dove    Streptopelia orientalis     
15$     224     Eurasian Tree Sparrow    Passer montanus     
20$     163     Eurasian Magpie    Pica pica     
34$     203     Japanese White-eye    Zosterops japonicus     

2008.06   09.07.2008   Taiwan Blue Magpie   White frames   
Taiwan Blue Magpie Urocissa caerulea Taiwan Blue Magpie Urocissa caerulea Taiwan Blue Magpie Urocissa caerulea Taiwan Blue Magpie Urocissa caerulea
5$     163     Taiwan Blue Magpie    Urocissa caerulea     
5$     163     Taiwan Blue Magpie    Urocissa caerulea     
12$     163     Taiwan Blue Magpie    Urocissa caerulea     
12$     163     Taiwan Blue Magpie    Urocissa caerulea     

2008.07   09.07.2008   Taiwan Blue Magpie   Sheet, no frames   2008.06
Taiwan Blue Magpie Urocissa caerulea Taiwan Blue Magpie Urocissa caerulea Taiwan Blue Magpie Urocissa caerulea Taiwan Blue Magpie Urocissa caerulea
5$     163     Taiwan Blue Magpie    Urocissa caerulea     
5$     163     Taiwan Blue Magpie    Urocissa caerulea     
12$     163     Taiwan Blue Magpie    Urocissa caerulea     
12$     163     Taiwan Blue Magpie    Urocissa caerulea     

2009.01   15.01.2009   Birds      
Greater Painted-snipe Rostratula benghalensis Island Thrush Turdus poliocephalus White-breasted Waterhen Amaurornis phoenicurus Yellow-bellied Bush Warbler Horornis acanthizoides
0.50$     58     Greater Painted-snipe    Rostratula benghalensis     
9$     218     Island Thrush    Turdus poliocephalus     
13$     44     White-breasted Waterhen    Amaurornis phoenicurus     
17$     188     Yellow-bellied Bush Warbler    Horornis acanthizoides     

2010.01   09.08.2010   Modern Taiwanese paintings   2v set   
Eurasian Jay Garrulus glandarius
5$     163     Eurasian Jay    Garrulus glandarius     

2011.01   27.05.2011   Greeting stamps   10vx2 sheet   

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Eurasian Magpie  Pica pica Red-crowned Crane  Grus japonensis Mandarin Duck  Aix galericulata
3.50$     163     Eurasian Magpie    Pica pica     
3.50$     46     Red-crowned Crane    Grus japonensis     
3.50$     8     Mandarin Duck    Aix galericulata     

2011.02   27.05.2011   Greeting stamps   10vx2 sheet   2011.01

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Eurasian Magpie  Pica pica Red-crowned Crane  Grus japonensis Mandarin Duck  Aix galericulata
5$     163     Eurasian Magpie    Pica pica     
5$     46     Red-crowned Crane    Grus japonensis     
5$     8     Mandarin Duck    Aix galericulata     

2011.03   07.07.2011   Owls of Taiwan      
Long-eared Owl Asio otus Oriental Scops Owl Otus sunia Tawny Owl Strix aluco Collared Owlet Glaucidium brodiei
5$     73     Long-eared Owl    Asio otus     
5$     73     Oriental Scops Owl    Otus sunia     
10$     73     Tawny Owl    Strix aluco     
25$     73     Collared Owlet    Glaucidium brodiei     

2012.01   06.06.2012   Owls of Taiwan      
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus Mountain Scops Owl Otus spilocephalus Brown Wood Owl Strix leptogrammica Northern Boobook Ninox japonica
5$     73     Short-eared Owl    Asio flammeus     
5$     73     Mountain Scops Owl    Otus spilocephalus     
10$     73     Brown Wood Owl    Strix leptogrammica     
25$     73     Northern Boobook    Ninox japonica     

2012.02   22.11.2012   Ancient Chinese painting, Bian Wenjin   Sheet   
Azure-winged Magpie Cyanopica cyanus Light-vented Bulbul Pycnonotus sinensis Japanese White-eye Zosterops japonicus
5$     163     Azure-winged Magpie    Cyanopica cyanus     
and     172     Japanese Waxwing    Bombycilla japonica     
10$     232     Chinese Grosbeak    Eophona migratoria     
and     179     Japanese Tit    Parus minor     
and     201     Red-billed Leiothrix    Leiothrix lutea     
and     151     Orange Minivet    Pericrocotus flammeus     
and     184     Light-vented Bulbul    Pycnonotus sinensis     
12$     203     Japanese White-eye    Zosterops japonicus     
and     163     Azure-winged Magpie    Cyanopica cyanus     
and     218     Common Blackbird    Turdus merula     
and     232     Common Redpoll    Acanthis flammea     

2012.03   22.11.2012   Ancient Chinese painting, Bian Wenjin      
Common Blackbird Turdus merula
70$     218     Common Blackbird    Turdus merula     MS
and     151     Orange Minivet    Pericrocotus flammeus     
and     201     Black-throated Laughingthrush    Garrulax chinensis     
and     163     Azure-winged Magpie    Cyanopica cyanus     
and     172     Japanese Waxwing    Bombycilla japonica     
and     219     White-throated Rock Thrush    Monticola gularis     
and     219     Oriental Magpie-Robin    Copsychus saularis     
and     216     Crested Myna    Acridotheres cristatellus     
and     219     Common Rock Thrush    Monticola saxatilis     
and     224     Eurasian Tree Sparrow    Passer montanus     

2013.01   20.03.2013   Qing dynasty embroidery   5v set   
Crested Myna Acridotheres cristatellus Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis
10$     216     Crested Myna    Acridotheres cristatellus     
10$     46     Red-crowned Crane    Grus japonensis     

2013.02   20.03.2013   Qing dynasty embroidery   5v booklet   2013.01
Crested Myna Acridotheres cristatellus Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis
10$     216     Crested Myna    Acridotheres cristatellus     
10$     46     Red-crowned Crane    Grus japonensis     

2013.03   26.06.2013   Owls of Taiwan      
Collared Scops Owl Otus lettia Eastern Grass Owl Tyto longimembris Tawny Fish Owl Ketupa flavipes Ryukyu Scops Owl Otus elegans
5$     73     Collared Scops Owl    Otus lettia     
5$     72     Eastern Grass Owl    Tyto longimembris     
10$     73     Tawny Fish Owl    Ketupa flavipes     
25$     73     Ryukyu Scops Owl    Otus elegans     

2014.01   20.02.2014   Conservation of birds   Sheet   
Swinhoe's Pheasant Lophura swinhoii Swinhoe's Pheasant Lophura swinhoii Swinhoe's Pheasant Lophura swinhoii Swinhoe's Pheasant Lophura swinhoii
5$     13     Swinhoe's Pheasant    Lophura swinhoii     
5$     13     Swinhoe's Pheasant    Lophura swinhoii     
10$     13     Swinhoe's Pheasant    Lophura swinhoii     
12$     13     Swinhoe's Pheasant    Lophura swinhoii     

2014.02   20.02.2014   Conservation of birds      
Swinhoe's Pheasant Lophura swinhoii
25$     13     Swinhoe's Pheasant    Lophura swinhoii     MS

2015.01   20.03.2015   Chinese idiom stories   4v set   
Canada Goose Branta canadensis
5$     8     Canada Goose    Branta canadensis     
and     224     Eurasian Tree Sparrow    Passer montanus     

2015.02   24.04.2015   International stamp exhibition   2v set   
Taiga Bean Goose Anser fabalis
25$     8     Taiga Bean Goose    Anser fabalis     

2015.03   24.04.2015   International stamp exhibition   2x2v sheet   2015.01
Taiga Bean Goose Anser fabalis Taiga Bean Goose Anser fabalis
25$     8     Taiga Bean Goose    Anser fabalis     ce left
25$     8     Taiga Bean Goose    Anser fabalis     ce right

2015.04   25.04.2015   Wetlands      
Black-faced Spoonbill Platalea minor Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus
10$     24     Black-faced Spoonbill    Platalea minor     
25$     55     Black-winged Stilt    Himantopus himantopus     

2015.05   08.10.2015   Ancient Chinese paintings   Sheet   
Golden Pheasant Chrysolophus pictus Golden Pheasant Chrysolophus pictus
12$     13     Golden Pheasant    Chrysolophus pictus     
70$     13     Golden Pheasant    Chrysolophus pictus     

2016.01   29.03.2016   Ancient Chinese paintings   8v set   
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus Vinous-throated Parrotbill Sinosuthora webbiana Chinese Grosbeak Eophona migratoria
5$     185     Barn Swallow    Hirundo rustica     
9$     232     Common Rosefinch    Carpodacus erythrinus     
10$     202     Vinous-throated Parrotbill    Sinosuthora webbiana     
12$     232     Chinese Grosbeak    Eophona migratoria     

2017.01   26.04.2017   Ancient Chinese paintings   8v set   
Java Sparrow Lonchura oryzivora  Not identified Eurasian Tree Sparrow Passer montanus Brambling Fringilla montifringilla
5$     226     Java Sparrow    Lonchura oryzivora     
9$              Not identified     
10$     224     Eurasian Tree Sparrow    Passer montanus     
12$     232     Brambling    Fringilla montifringilla     

2017.02   10.05.2017   Chinese idiom stories   4v set   
Canada Goose Branta canadensis
5$     8     Canada Goose    Branta canadensis     

2017.03   09.08.2017   Taiwan scenery   4v set   
10$     64     Chinese Crested Tern    Thalasseus bernsteini     

2017.04   06.09.2017   Paintings   4v set   
5$     163     Eurasian Magpie    Pica pica     

2017.05   11.10.2017   Conservation of birds   Sheet   
5$     59     Pheasant-tailed Jacana    Hydrophasianus chirurgus     
5$     59     Pheasant-tailed Jacana    Hydrophasianus chirurgus     
10$     59     Pheasant-tailed Jacana    Hydrophasianus chirurgus     
10$     59     Pheasant-tailed Jacana    Hydrophasianus chirurgus     

2017.06   11.10.2017   Conservation of birds      
32$     59     Pheasant-tailed Jacana    Hydrophasianus chirurgus     MS

China (Taiwan)/Republic of China map

Location: Eastern Asia
Population: 22.9 million
Climate: tropical; marine; rainy season during southwest monsoon
Terrain: eastern two-thirds mostly rugged mountains; flat to gently rolling plains in west

Birds: 500 species. 15 endemic species.

Links:
Taiwan Post postal administration website
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25.08.2017