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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1967.01   20.06.1967   Birds      
Anjouan Sunbird Cinnyris comorensis Malagasy Kingfisher Corythornis vintsioides Comoros Fody Foudia eminentissima Cuckoo Roller Leptosomus discolor Malagasy Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone mutata Olive Bee-eater Merops superciliosus
2f     223     Anjouan Sunbird    Cinnyris comorensis     
10f     87     Malagasy Kingfisher    Corythornis vintsioides     
15f     225     Comoros Fody    Foudia eminentissima     
30f     84     Cuckoo Roller    Leptosomus discolor     
75f     162     Malagasy Paradise Flycatcher    Terpsiphone mutata     
100f     90     Olive Bee-eater    Merops superciliosus     

1971.01   12.03.1971   Birds      
Great Egret Ardea alba Comoros Olive Pigeon Columba pollenii Striated Heron Butorides striata Comoros Blue Pigeon Alectroenas sganzini Humblot's Flycatcher Humblotia flavirostris Allen's Gallinule Porphyrio alleni
5f     25     Great Egret    Ardea alba     
10f     68     Comoros Olive Pigeon    Columba pollenii     
15f     25     Striated Heron    Butorides striata     
25f     68     Comoros Blue Pigeon    Alectroenas sganzini     
35f     219     Humblot's Flycatcher    Humblotia flavirostris     
40f     44     Allen's Gallinule    Porphyrio alleni     

1975.01   Overprint ETAT COMORIEN on 1967.01      
Anjouan Sunbird Cinnyris comorensis
10f     223     Anjouan Sunbird    Cinnyris comorensis     

1975.02   Overprint ETAT COMORIEN on 1971.01      
Allen's Gallinule Porphyrio alleni
40f     44     Allen's Gallinule    Porphyrio alleni     

1976.01   30.12.1976   Endangered animals   6v set   
Andean Condor Vultur gryphus
15f     33     Andean Condor    Vultur gryphus     

1977.01   14.04.1977   Endangered animals   6v set   
Galapagos Penguin Spheniscus mendiculus
400f     15     Galapagos Penguin    Spheniscus mendiculus     

1978.01   06.02.1978   Birds      
Allen's Gallinule Porphyrio alleni Olive Bee-eater Merops superciliosus Malagasy Kingfisher Corythornis vintsioides Malagasy Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone mutata Anjouan Sunbird Cinnyris comorensis Little Egret Egretta garzetta
15f     44     Allen's Gallinule    Porphyrio alleni     
20f     90     Olive Bee-eater    Merops superciliosus     
35f     87     Malagasy Kingfisher    Corythornis vintsioides     
40f     162     Malagasy Paradise Flycatcher    Terpsiphone mutata     
75f     223     Anjouan Sunbird    Cinnyris comorensis     
400f     25     Little Egret    Egretta garzetta     

1978.02   06.02.1978   Birds      
Comoros Fody Foudia eminentissima
500f     225     Comoros Fody    Foudia eminentissima     MS

1979.01   10.04.1979   Fauna   3v set   
Cuckoo Roller Leptosomus discolor Olive Bee-eater Merops superciliosus
50f     84     Cuckoo Roller    Leptosomus discolor     
75f     90     Olive Bee-eater    Merops superciliosus     

1979.02   02.05.1979   Overprint Republique Federale… on 1978.01      
Allen's Gallinule Porphyrio alleni Malagasy Kingfisher Corythornis vintsioides Olive Bee-eater Merops superciliosus Malagasy Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone mutata Anjouan Sunbird Cinnyris comorensis
15f     44     Allen's Gallinule    Porphyrio alleni     
30f     87     Malagasy Kingfisher    Corythornis vintsioides     
50f     90     Olive Bee-eater    Merops superciliosus     
50f     162     Malagasy Paradise Flycatcher    Terpsiphone mutata     
200f     223     Anjouan Sunbird    Cinnyris comorensis     

1981.01   Surcharge on 1979.01      
Olive Bee-eater Merops superciliosus
60f     90     Olive Bee-eater    Merops superciliosus     

1985.01   15.01.1985   Audubon      
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus Red-breasted Sapsucker Sphyrapicus ruber
100f     185     Barn Swallow    Hirundo rustica     
125f     235     Baltimore Oriole    Icterus galbula     
150f     36     Red-shouldered Hawk    Buteo lineatus     
500f     103     Red-breasted Sapsucker    Sphyrapicus ruber     

1989.01   15.03.1989   Scouts   6v set   
Bronze Mannikin Lonchura cucullata Malagasy White-eye Zosterops maderaspatanus
375f     226     Bronze Mannikin    Lonchura cucullata     
500f     203     Malagasy White-eye    Zosterops maderaspatanus     

1989.02   15.03.1989   Scouts   6v sheet   1989.01
Bronze Mannikin Lonchura cucullata Malagasy White-eye Zosterops maderaspatanus
375f     226     Bronze Mannikin    Lonchura cucullata     
500f     203     Malagasy White-eye    Zosterops maderaspatanus     

1989.03   15.03.1989   Scouts      1989.01
375f     226     Bronze Mannikin    Lonchura cucullata     MS
500f     203     Malagasy White-eye    Zosterops maderaspatanus     MS
750f     225     Forest Fody    Foudia omissa     MS

1989.04   15.03.1989   Scouts      
Grey-headed Lovebird Agapornis canus
1500f     108     Grey-headed Lovebird    Agapornis canus     MS

1994.01   05.04.1994   Prehistoric animals   16v sheet   
Diatryma Diatryma sp Euryapteryx Euryapteryx sp
150f     0     Diatryma    Diatryma sp     
525f     0     Euryapteryx    Euryapteryx sp     

1998.01   10.08.1998   Marine life   9v sheet   
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus Franklin's Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan
150f     64     Sooty Tern    Onychoprion fuscatus     
150f     64     Franklin's Gull    Leucophaeus pipixcan     

1998.02   10.08.1998   Marine life   12v sheet   
Wandering Albatross Diomedea exulans
200f     17     Wandering Albatross    Diomedea exulans     

1998.03   Birds   Sheet   
Regal Sunbird Cinnyris regius Malachite Kingfisher Corythornis cristatus Long-tailed Shrike Lanius schach Red-and-yellow Barbet Trachyphonus erythrocephalus Green-winged Pytilia Pytilia melba Lilac-breasted Roller Coracias caudatus Vulturine Guineafowl Acryllium vulturinum Southern Red Bishop Euplectes orix Southern Black Korhaan Afrotis afra
175f     223     Regal Sunbird    Cinnyris regius     
175f     87     Malachite Kingfisher    Corythornis cristatus     
175f     157     Long-tailed Shrike    Lanius schach     
175f     101     Red-and-yellow Barbet    Trachyphonus erythrocephalus     
175f     226     Green-winged Pytilia    Pytilia melba     
175f     85     Lilac-breasted Roller    Coracias caudatus     
175f     11     Vulturine Guineafowl    Acryllium vulturinum     
175f     225     Southern Red Bishop    Euplectes orix     
175f     37     Southern Black Korhaan    Afrotis afra     

1998.04   Birds of prey   Sheet   
Shikra Accipiter badius Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis Black Kite Milvus migrans African Fish Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus Harpy Eagle Harpia harpyja
200f     36     Shikra    Accipiter badius     
200f     36     Red-tailed Hawk    Buteo jamaicensis     
200f     36     Black Kite    Milvus migrans     
200f     36     African Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus vocifer     
200f     36     Bald Eagle    Haliaeetus leucocephalus     
200f     36     Griffon Vulture    Gyps fulvus     
200f     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     
200f     35     Western Osprey    Pandion haliaetus     
200f     36     Harpy Eagle    Harpia harpyja     

1999.01   25.01.1999   Birds      
Green-headed Tanager Tangara seledon Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica Water Rail Rallus aquaticus Fork-tailed Sunbird Aethopyga christinae Black Francolin Francolinus francolinus Himalayan Monal Lophophorus impejanus Splendid Fairywren Malurus splendens Silver-eared Mesia Leiothrix argentauris
75f     238     Green-headed Tanager    Tangara seledon     
75f     66     Atlantic Puffin    Fratercula arctica     
150f     44     Water Rail    Rallus aquaticus     
150f     223     Fork-tailed Sunbird    Aethopyga christinae     
200f     13     Black Francolin    Francolinus francolinus     
200f     13     Himalayan Monal    Lophophorus impejanus     
375f     128     Splendid Fairywren    Malurus splendens     
375f     201     Silver-eared Mesia    Leiothrix argentauris     

1999.02   25.01.1999   Birds      
White-throated Toucan Ramphastos tucanus Northern Jacana Jacana spinosa
1500f     99     White-throated Toucan    Ramphastos tucanus     MS
1500f     59     Northern Jacana    Jacana spinosa     MS

1999.03   25.01.1999   Waterbirds   Sheet   
Common Pochard Aythya ferina Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Wood Duck Aix sponsa Baikal Teal Sibirionetta formosa
375f     8     Common Pochard    Aythya ferina     
375f     8     Common Goldeneye    Bucephala clangula     
375f     8     Red-breasted Merganser    Mergus serrator     
375f     8     Mallard    Anas platyrhynchos     
375f     8     Wood Duck    Aix sponsa     
375f     8     Baikal Teal    Sibirionetta formosa     

1999.04   25.01.1999   Birds of prey   Sheet   
Merlin Falco columbarius Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos Buffy Fish Owl Ketupa ketupu Southern Crested Caracara Caracara plancus Spectacled Owl Pulsatrix perspicillata
375f     104     Merlin    Falco columbarius     
375f     73     Boreal Owl    Aegolius funereus     
375f     36     Golden Eagle    Aquila chrysaetos     
375f     73     Buffy Fish Owl    Ketupa ketupu     
375f     104     Southern Crested Caracara    Caracara plancus     
375f     73     Spectacled Owl    Pulsatrix perspicillata     

1999.05   25.01.1999   Protection of the world's environment   4v sheet   
Great Egret Ardea alba Eastern Yellow-billed Hornbill Tockus flavirostris
375f     25     Great Egret    Ardea alba     
375f     94     Eastern Yellow-billed Hornbill    Tockus flavirostris     

1999.06   25.01.1999   Protection of the world's environment   4v sheet   
Emperor Penguin Aptenodytes forsteri
375f     15     Emperor Penguin    Aptenodytes forsteri     

1999.07   25.01.1999   Protection of the world's environment   4v sheet   
Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber
375f     28     Brown Pelican    Pelecanus occidentalis     
and     21     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     
375f     21     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     
375f     21     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     

1999.08   25.01.1999   Fauna and flora   8v sheet   
Southern Rockhopper Penguin Eudyptes chrysocome
150f     15     Southern Rockhopper Penguin    Eudyptes chrysocome     

1999.09   25.01.1999   Fauna and flora   8v sheet   
Nene Branta sandvicensis
150f     8     Nene    Branta sandvicensis     

1999.10   25.01.1999   Fauna and flora   8v sheet   
American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber
150f     21     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     

1999.11   25.01.1999   Fauna and flora      
Red-crowned Amazon Amazona viridigenalis Gentoo Penguin Pygoscelis papua
1500f     107     Red-crowned Amazon    Amazona viridigenalis     MS
1500f     15     Gentoo Penguin    Pygoscelis papua     MS

1999.12   25.01.1999   Prehistoric animals   12v sheet   
Archaeopteryx Archaeopteryx lithografica
150f     0     Archaeopteryx    Archaeopteryx lithografica     

1999.13   25.01.1999   Prehistoric animals      
Diatryma Diatryma sp
1500f     0     Diatryma    Diatryma sp     MS

2009.01   07.01.2009   Audubon & Gould   Sheet   

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Blue Jay  Cyanocitta cristata Elegant Trogon  Trogon elegans Passenger Pigeon  Ectopistes migratorius † Blue-and-yellow Tanager  Thraupis bonariensis Northern Raven  Corvus corax Arfak Astrapia  Astrapia nigra
125f     163     Blue Jay    Cyanocitta cristata     
150f     83     Elegant Trogon    Trogon elegans     
225f     68     Passenger Pigeon    Ectopistes migratorius †     
300f     238     Blue-and-yellow Tanager    Thraupis bonariensis     
400f     163     Northern Raven    Corvus corax     
1000f     167     Arfak Astrapia    Astrapia nigra     

2009.02   07.01.2009   Audubon & Gould      
 Not identified
3000f              Not identified     MS
and              Not identified     

2009.03   07.01.2009   Lighthouses   Sheet   

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Egyptian Goose  Alopochen aegyptiaca Kelp Gull  Larus dominicanus Red-throated Loon  Gavia stellata Wilson's Storm Petrel  Oceanites oceanicus Shy Albatross  Thalassarche cauta Pink-backed Pelican  Pelecanus rufescens
125f     8     Egyptian Goose    Alopochen aegyptiaca     
150f     64     Kelp Gull    Larus dominicanus     
225f     14     Red-throated Loon    Gavia stellata     
300f     16     Wilson's Storm Petrel    Oceanites oceanicus     
400f     17     Shy Albatross    Thalassarche cauta     
1000f     28     Pink-backed Pelican    Pelecanus rufescens     

2009.04   07.01.2009   Lighthouses      
Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus
3000f     22     Red-billed Tropicbird    Phaethon aethereus     MS

2009.05   02.03.2009   Kingfishers   Sheet   

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Giant Kingfisher  Megaceryle maxima Common Kingfisher  Alcedo atthis Woodland Kingfisher  Halcyon senegalensis African Pygmy Kingfisher  Ispidina picta Collared Kingfisher  Todiramphus chloris Malachite Kingfisher  Corythornis cristatus
200f     87     Giant Kingfisher    Megaceryle maxima     
250f     87     Common Kingfisher    Alcedo atthis     
350f     87     Woodland Kingfisher    Halcyon senegalensis     
450f     87     African Pygmy Kingfisher    Ispidina picta     
500f     87     Collared Kingfisher    Todiramphus chloris     
1000f     87     Malachite Kingfisher    Corythornis cristatus     

2009.06   02.03.2009   Kingfishers      
3000f     87     Blue-breasted Kingfisher    Halcyon malimbica     MS

2009.07   02.03.2009   Owls   Sheet   

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Pemba Scops Owl  Otus pembaensis Southern White-faced Owl  Ptilopsis granti Western Barn Owl  Tyto alba Long-eared Owl  Asio otus African Wood Owl  Strix woodfordii   Not identified
200f     73     Pemba Scops Owl    Otus pembaensis     
250f     73     Southern White-faced Owl    Ptilopsis granti     
350f     72     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     
450f     73     Long-eared Owl    Asio otus     
500f     73     African Wood Owl    Strix woodfordii     
1000f              Not identified     

2009.08   02.03.2009   Owls      
Spotted Eagle-Owl Bubo africanus
3000f     73     Spotted Eagle-Owl    Bubo africanus     MS

2009.09   01.07.2009   Charles Darwin   6v sheet   
Levaillant's Cisticola Cisticola tinniens Fischer's Lovebird Agapornis fischeri Von der Decken's Hornbill Tockus deckeni
125f     198     Levaillant's Cisticola    Cisticola tinniens     
225f     108     Fischer's Lovebird    Agapornis fischeri     
300f     94     Von der Decken's Hornbill    Tockus deckeni     

2009.10   05.09.2009   Bee-eaters   Sheet   

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Blue-cheeked Bee-eater  Merops persicus Olive Bee-eater  Merops superciliosus Blue-cheeked Bee-eater  Merops persicus Olive Bee-eater  Merops superciliosus Olive Bee-eater  Merops superciliosus
350f     90     Blue-cheeked Bee-eater    Merops persicus     
350f     90     Olive Bee-eater    Merops superciliosus     
350f     90     Blue-cheeked Bee-eater    Merops persicus     
350f     90     Olive Bee-eater    Merops superciliosus     
350f     90     Olive Bee-eater    Merops superciliosus     

2009.11   05.09.2009   Bee-eaters      
European Bee-eater Merops apiaster
3000f     90     European Bee-eater    Merops apiaster     MS

2009.12   05.09.2009   Ducks   Sheet   

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White-faced Whistling Duck  Dendrocygna viduata White-faced Whistling Duck  Dendrocygna viduata White-faced Whistling Duck  Dendrocygna viduata White-faced Whistling Duck  Dendrocygna viduata White-faced Whistling Duck  Dendrocygna viduata
350f     8     White-faced Whistling Duck    Dendrocygna viduata     
350f     8     White-faced Whistling Duck    Dendrocygna viduata     
350f     8     White-faced Whistling Duck    Dendrocygna viduata     
350f     8     White-faced Whistling Duck    Dendrocygna viduata     
350f     8     White-faced Whistling Duck    Dendrocygna viduata     

2009.13   05.09.2009   Ducks      
White-faced Whistling Duck Dendrocygna viduata
3000f     8     White-faced Whistling Duck    Dendrocygna viduata     MS

2009.14   05.09.2009   Raptors   Sheet   

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Black Kite  Milvus migrans Black Kite  Milvus migrans Black Kite  Milvus migrans Black Kite  Milvus migrans Black Kite  Milvus migrans
350f     36     Black Kite    Milvus migrans     
350f     36     Black Kite    Milvus migrans     
350f     36     Black Kite    Milvus migrans     
350f     36     Black Kite    Milvus migrans     
350f     36     Black Kite    Milvus migrans     

2009.15   05.09.2009   Raptors      
Black Kite Milvus migrans
3000f     36     Black Kite    Milvus migrans     MS

2009.16   05.09.2009   Parrots   Sheet   

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Grey-headed Lovebird  Agapornis canus Lesser Vasa Parrot  Coracopsis nigra Lesser Vasa Parrot  Coracopsis nigra Lesser Vasa Parrot  Coracopsis nigra Lesser Vasa Parrot  Coracopsis nigra
350f     108     Grey-headed Lovebird    Agapornis canus     
350f     108     Lesser Vasa Parrot    Coracopsis nigra     
350f     108     Lesser Vasa Parrot    Coracopsis nigra     
350f     108     Lesser Vasa Parrot    Coracopsis nigra     
350f     108     Lesser Vasa Parrot    Coracopsis nigra     

2009.17   05.09.2009   Parrots      
Lesser Vasa Parrot Coracopsis nigra
3000f     108     Lesser Vasa Parrot    Coracopsis nigra     MS

2009.18   05.09.2009   Pigeons   Sheet   

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Rock Dove  Columba livia European Turtle Dove  Streptopelia turtur Madagascan Green Pigeon  Treron australis Ring-necked Dove  Streptopelia capicola Comoros Blue Pigeon  Alectroenas sganzini
450f     68     Rock Dove    Columba livia     
450f     68     European Turtle Dove    Streptopelia turtur     
450f     68     Madagascan Green Pigeon    Treron australis     
450f     68     Ring-necked Dove    Streptopelia capicola     
450f     68     Comoros Blue Pigeon    Alectroenas sganzini     

2009.19   05.09.2009   Pigeons      
Tambourine Dove Turtur tympanistria
3000f     68     Tambourine Dove    Turtur tympanistria     MS

2009.20   05.09.2009   Terns   Sheet   

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Black-naped Tern  Sterna sumatrana Caspian Tern  Hydroprogne caspia Greater Crested Tern  Thalasseus bergii Gull-billed Tern  Gelochelidon nilotica Sooty Tern  Onychoprion fuscatus
450f     64     Black-naped Tern    Sterna sumatrana     
450f     64     Caspian Tern    Hydroprogne caspia     
450f     64     Greater Crested Tern    Thalasseus bergii     
450f     64     Gull-billed Tern    Gelochelidon nilotica     
450f     64     Sooty Tern    Onychoprion fuscatus     

2009.21   05.09.2009   Terns      
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus
3000f     64     Brown Noddy    Anous stolidus     MS

2009.22   05.09.2009   Owls   Sheet   

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Western Barn Owl  Tyto alba Karthala Scops Owl  Otus pauliani Anjouan Scops Owl  Otus capnodes Moheli Scops Owl  Otus moheliensis Western Barn Owl  Tyto alba
450f     72     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     
450f     73     Karthala Scops Owl    Otus pauliani     
450f     73     Anjouan Scops Owl    Otus capnodes     
450f     73     Moheli Scops Owl    Otus moheliensis     
450f     72     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     

2009.23   05.09.2009   Owls      
Brown Wood Owl Strix leptogrammica
3000f     73     Brown Wood Owl    Strix leptogrammica     MS

2009.24   05.09.2009   Flamingos   Sheet   

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Lesser Flamingo  Phoeniconaias minor Greater Flamingo  Phoenicopterus roseus Greater Flamingo  Phoenicopterus roseus Greater Flamingo  Phoenicopterus roseus Lesser Flamingo  Phoeniconaias minor
450f     21     Lesser Flamingo    Phoeniconaias minor     
450f     21     Greater Flamingo    Phoenicopterus roseus     
450f     21     Greater Flamingo    Phoenicopterus roseus     
450f     21     Greater Flamingo    Phoenicopterus roseus     
450f     21     Lesser Flamingo    Phoeniconaias minor     
and     21     Greater Flamingo    Phoenicopterus roseus     

2009.25   05.09.2009   Flamingos      
Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus
3000f     21     Greater Flamingo    Phoenicopterus roseus     MS

2009.26   05.09.2009   Falcons   Sheet   

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Eleonora's Falcon  Falco eleonorae Eleonora's Falcon  Falco eleonorae Peregrine Falcon  Falco peregrinus Peregrine Falcon  Falco peregrinus Peregrine Falcon  Falco peregrinus
450f     104     Eleonora's Falcon    Falco eleonorae     
and     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     
450f     104     Eleonora's Falcon    Falco eleonorae     
and     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     
450f     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     
and     104     American Kestrel    Falco sparverius     
450f     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     
450f     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     
and     104     Eleonora's Falcon    Falco eleonorae     

2009.27   05.09.2009   Falcons      
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
3000f     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     MS

2009.28   05.09.2009   Wading birds   Sheet   

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Black-tailed Godwit  Limosa limosa Terek Sandpiper  Xenus cinereus Sanderling  Calidris alba Pin-tailed Snipe  Gallinago stenura Bar-tailed Godwit  Limosa lapponica
350f     62     Black-tailed Godwit    Limosa limosa     
350f     62     Terek Sandpiper    Xenus cinereus     
350f     62     Sanderling    Calidris alba     
350f     62     Pin-tailed Snipe    Gallinago stenura     
350f     62     Bar-tailed Godwit    Limosa lapponica     

2009.29   05.09.2009   Wading birds      
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola
3000f     62     Wood Sandpiper    Tringa glareola     MS

2009.30   05.09.2009   Herons   Sheet   

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Striated Heron  Butorides striata Grey Heron  Ardea cinerea Great Egret  Ardea alba Western Reef Heron  Egretta gularis Western Cattle Egret  Bubulcus ibis
350f     25     Striated Heron    Butorides striata     
350f     25     Grey Heron    Ardea cinerea     
350f     25     Great Egret    Ardea alba     
350f     25     Western Reef Heron    Egretta gularis     
350f     25     Western Cattle Egret    Bubulcus ibis     

2009.31   05.09.2009   Herons      
Great Egret Ardea alba
3000f     25     Great Egret    Ardea alba     MS

2009.32   05.09.2009   Darter   Sheet   

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African Darter  Anhinga rufa African Darter  Anhinga rufa African Darter  Anhinga rufa African Darter  Anhinga rufa African Darter  Anhinga rufa
350f     32     African Darter    Anhinga rufa     
350f     32     African Darter    Anhinga rufa     
350f     32     African Darter    Anhinga rufa     
350f     32     African Darter    Anhinga rufa     
350f     32     African Darter    Anhinga rufa     

2009.33   05.09.2009   Darter      
African Darter Anhinga rufa
3000f     32     African Darter    Anhinga rufa     MS

2009.34   05.09.2009   Orioles   Sheet   

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Black-headed Oriole  Oriolus larvatus Eurasian Golden Oriole  Oriolus oriolus Black-hooded Oriole  Oriolus xanthornus Black-naped Oriole  Oriolus chinensis Eurasian Golden Oriole  Oriolus oriolus
350f     159     Black-headed Oriole    Oriolus larvatus     
350f     159     Eurasian Golden Oriole    Oriolus oriolus     
350f     159     Black-hooded Oriole    Oriolus xanthornus     
350f     159     Black-naped Oriole    Oriolus chinensis     
350f     159     Eurasian Golden Oriole    Oriolus oriolus     

2009.35   05.09.2009   Orioles      
Black-naped Oriole Oriolus chinensis
3000f     159     Black-naped Oriole    Oriolus chinensis     MS

2009.36   14.12.2009   Polar year   4v sheet   
Adelie Penguin Pygoscelis adeliae Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus
500f     15     Adelie Penguin    Pygoscelis adeliae     
500f     73     Snowy Owl    Bubo scandiacus     

2009.37   14.12.2009   Ports of the Indian Ocean   Sheet   

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Black-naped Tern  Sterna sumatrana Greater Crested Tern  Thalasseus bergii Sandwich Tern  Thalasseus sandvicensis White-cheeked Tern  Sterna repressa
500f     64     Black-naped Tern    Sterna sumatrana     
500f     64     Greater Crested Tern    Thalasseus bergii     
500f     64     Sandwich Tern    Thalasseus sandvicensis     
500f     64     White-cheeked Tern    Sterna repressa     

2009.38   14.12.2009   Ports of the Indian Ocean      
River Tern Sterna aurantia
3000f     64     River Tern    Sterna aurantia     MS

2009.39   14.12.2009   Indian Ocean birds   Sheet   

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Snow Petrel  Pagodroma nivea Cory's Shearwater  Calonectris borealis Red-footed Booby  Sula sula Great Frigatebird  Fregata minor
500f     19     Snow Petrel    Pagodroma nivea     
and     17     Wandering Albatross    Diomedea exulans     
and     26     Hamerkop    Scopus umbretta     
500f     23     African Openbill    Anastomus lamelligerus     
and     22     White-tailed Tropicbird    Phaethon lepturus     
and     19     Cory's Shearwater    Calonectris borealis     
500f     30     Red-footed Booby    Sula sula     
and     25     Great Egret    Ardea alba     
500f     29     Great Frigatebird    Fregata minor     
and     30     Brown Booby    Sula leucogaster     

2009.40   14.12.2009   Indian Ocean birds      
Goliath Heron Ardea goliath
3000f     25     Goliath Heron    Ardea goliath     MS
and     22     Red-billed Tropicbird    Phaethon aethereus     
and     23     Black Stork    Ciconia nigra     

2009.41   14.12.2009   Indian Ocean birds and lighthouses   Sheet   

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Scaly Ground Roller  Geobiastes squamiger Swift Parrot  Lathamus discolor Madagascan Blue Pigeon  Alectroenas madagascariensis Helmet Vanga  Euryceros prevostii
500f     86     Scaly Ground Roller    Geobiastes squamiger     
500f     108     Swift Parrot    Lathamus discolor     
500f     68     Madagascan Blue Pigeon    Alectroenas madagascariensis     
500f     146     Helmet Vanga    Euryceros prevostii     

2009.42   14.12.2009   Indian Ocean birds and lighthouses      
Malagasy Kingfisher Corythornis vintsioides
3000f     87     Malagasy Kingfisher    Corythornis vintsioides     MS

2009.43   14.12.2009   Prehistoric animals   4v sheet   
500f     0     Archaeopteryx    Archaeopteryx lithografica     

2009.44   14.12.2009   Antarctic animals   4v sheet   
Emperor Penguin Aptenodytes forsteri Snow Petrel Pagodroma nivea
500f     15     Emperor Penguin    Aptenodytes forsteri     
500f     19     Snow Petrel    Pagodroma nivea     

2011.01   28.07.2011   Owls, Philanippon   Sheet   

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Long-whiskered Owlet  Xenoglaux loweryi Western Barn Owl  Tyto alba Lesser Sooty Owl  Tyto multipunctata Spectacled Owl  Pulsatrix perspicillata Great Grey Owl  Strix nebulosa
400f     73     Long-whiskered Owlet    Xenoglaux loweryi     
400f     72     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     
400f     72     Lesser Sooty Owl    Tyto multipunctata     
400f     73     Spectacled Owl    Pulsatrix perspicillata     
400f     73     Great Grey Owl    Strix nebulosa     

2011.02   28.07.2011   Owls, Philanippon      
Northern Saw-whet Owl Aegolius acadicus
2000f     73     Northern Saw-whet Owl    Aegolius acadicus     MS

2011.03   28.07.2011   Owls   Sheet   

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Western Barn Owl  Tyto alba Little Owl  Athene noctua Tawny Owl  Strix aluco Marsh Owl  Asio capensis Eurasian Eagle-Owl  Bubo bubo
500f     72     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     
500f     73     Little Owl    Athene noctua     
500f     73     Tawny Owl    Strix aluco     
500f     73     Marsh Owl    Asio capensis     
500f     73     Eurasian Eagle-Owl    Bubo bubo     

2011.04   28.07.2011   Owls      
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus
2500f     73     Short-eared Owl    Asio flammeus     MS

2011.05   28.07.2011   Peafowls   Sheet   

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Green Peafowl  Pavo muticus Green Peafowl  Pavo muticus Indian Peafowl  Pavo cristatus Indian Peafowl  Pavo cristatus Indian Peafowl  Pavo cristatus
500f     13     Green Peafowl    Pavo muticus     
500f     13     Green Peafowl    Pavo muticus     
500f     13     Indian Peafowl    Pavo cristatus     
500f     13     Indian Peafowl    Pavo cristatus     
500f     13     Indian Peafowl    Pavo cristatus     

2011.06   28.07.2011   Peafowls      
Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus
2500f     13     Indian Peafowl    Pavo cristatus     MS

2011.07   28.07.2011   Wading birds   Sheet   

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Greater Flamingo  Phoenicopterus roseus Saddle-billed Stork  Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis Great Egret  Ardea alba Grey Heron  Ardea cinerea Lesser Flamingo  Phoeniconaias minor
500f     21     Greater Flamingo    Phoenicopterus roseus     
500f     23     Saddle-billed Stork    Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis     
500f     25     Great Egret    Ardea alba     
500f     25     Grey Heron    Ardea cinerea     
500f     21     Lesser Flamingo    Phoeniconaias minor     

2011.08   28.07.2011   Wading birds      
Great Egret Ardea alba
2500f     25     Great Egret    Ardea alba     MS

2011.09   28.07.2011   Birds of prey   Sheet   

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Rüppell's Vulture  Gyps rueppelli White-backed Vulture  Gyps africanus Egyptian Vulture  Neophron percnopterus Lappet-faced Vulture  Torgos tracheliotos White-rumped Vulture  Gyps bengalensis
500f     36     Rüppell's Vulture    Gyps rueppelli     
500f     36     White-backed Vulture    Gyps africanus     
500f     36     Egyptian Vulture    Neophron percnopterus     
500f     36     Lappet-faced Vulture    Torgos tracheliotos     
500f     36     White-rumped Vulture    Gyps bengalensis     

2011.10   28.07.2011   Birds of prey      
Hooded Vulture Necrosyrtes monachus
2500f     36     Hooded Vulture    Necrosyrtes monachus     MS

Comoros map

Location: Southern Africa, group of islands in the Mozambique Channel
Population: 731,700
Climate: tropical marine; rainy season
Terrain: volcanic islands, interiors vary from steep mountains to low hills

Birds: 146 species. 14 endemic species.

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