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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1981.01   04.12.1981   Birds      
Knysna Turaco Tauraco corythaix Cape Wagtail Motacilla capensis White-browed Coucal Centropus superciliosus Malachite Sunbird Nectarinia famosa Blue Crane Grus paradisea Red-winged Starling Onychognathus morio Giant Kingfisher Megaceryle maxima Hadada Ibis Bostrychia hagedash Black Cuckoo Cuculus clamosus Black-collared Barbet Lybius torquatus African Fish Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer Cape Longclaw Macronyx capensis Spotted Thick-knee Burhinus capensis African Green Pigeon Treron calvus Cape Parrot Poicephalus robustus Narina Trogon Apaloderma narina Cape Eagle-Owl Bubo capensis
1c     71     Knysna Turaco    Tauraco corythaix     
2c     230     Cape Wagtail    Motacilla capensis     
3c     72     White-browed Coucal    Centropus superciliosus     
4c     223     Malachite Sunbird    Nectarinia famosa     
5c     47     Blue Crane    Grus paradisea     
6c     216     Red-winged Starling    Onychognathus morio     
7c     88     Giant Kingfisher    Megaceryle maxima     
8c     25     Hadada Ibis    Bostrychia hagedash     
9c     72     Black Cuckoo    Cuculus clamosus     
10c     102     Black-collared Barbet    Lybius torquatus     
15c     37     African Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus vocifer     
20c     230     Cape Longclaw    Macronyx capensis     
25c     50     Spotted Thick-knee    Burhinus capensis     
30c     69     African Green Pigeon    Treron calvus     
50c     108     Cape Parrot    Poicephalus robustus     
1r     84     Narina Trogon    Apaloderma narina     
2r     74     Cape Eagle-Owl    Bubo capensis     

1984.01   02.04.1984   Birds      
Black-headed Oriole Oriolus larvatus
11c     159     Black-headed Oriole    Oriolus larvatus     

1984.02   17.08.1984   Migratory birds      
Banded Martin Riparia cincta Common House Martin Delichon urbicum Greater Striped Swallow Cecropis cucullata Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
11c     185     Banded Martin    Riparia cincta     
25c     185     Common House Martin    Delichon urbicum     
30c     185     Greater Striped Swallow    Cecropis cucullata     
45c     185     Barn Swallow    Hirundo rustica     

1985.01   01.04.1985   Birds      
Malachite Kingfisher Corythornis cristatus
12c     88     Malachite Kingfisher    Corythornis cristatus     

1986.01   01.04.1986   Birds      
African Hoopoe Upupa africana
14c     92     African Hoopoe    Upupa africana     

1987.01   01.04.1987   Birds      
Cape Batis Batis capensis
16c     141     Cape Batis    Batis capensis     

1988.01   27.05.1988   Folklore   10v sheet   
Cape Crow Corvus capensis Speckled Pigeon Columba guinea
16c     163     Cape Crow    Corvus capensis     
16c     69     Speckled Pigeon    Columba guinea     

1989.01   03.07.1989   Birds      
Long-tailed Widowbird Euplectes progne
18c     225     Long-tailed Widowbird    Euplectes progne     

1990.01   03.07.1990   Birds      
Lemon Dove Columba larvata
21c     69     Lemon Dove    Columba larvata     

1991.01   07.02.1991   Owls      
Marsh Owl Asio capensis African Scops Owl Otus senegalensis Western Barn Owl Tyto alba African Wood Owl Strix woodfordii
21c     74     Marsh Owl    Asio capensis     
35c     74     African Scops Owl    Otus senegalensis     
40c     73     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     
50c     74     African Wood Owl    Strix woodfordii     

1991.02   07.02.1991   Owls      1991.01
African Wood Owl Strix woodfordii
50c     74     African Wood Owl    Strix woodfordii     MS

1993.01   16.07.1993   Cage birds   5v set   
Rosy-faced Lovebird Agapornis roseicollis Gouldian Finch Erythrura gouldiae
85c     109     Rosy-faced Lovebird    Agapornis roseicollis     
1.05r     226     Gouldian Finch    Erythrura gouldiae     

1993.02   16.07.1993   Cage birds      1993.01
Rosy-faced Lovebird Agapornis roseicollis
85c     109     Rosy-faced Lovebird    Agapornis roseicollis     MS

Ciskei map

Location: Southern Africa
Status: No longer a stamp-issuing entity; a bantusan in South Africa 1977-1994

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