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Bird stamps from Congo (Brazzaville)

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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1960.01   16.12.1960   Overprint XVIIe OLYMPIADE... on French Eq Afr 1953.01      
African Darter Anhinga rufa
250f     68     African Darter    Anhinga rufa     

1967.01   13.02.1967   Birds      
Sociable Weaver Philetairus socius European Bee-eater Merops apiaster Lilac-breasted Roller Coracias caudatus
50f     227     Sociable Weaver    Philetairus socius     
75f     93     European Bee-eater    Merops apiaster     
100f     88     Lilac-breasted Roller    Coracias caudatus     

1967.02   20.06.1967   Birds      
Regal Sunbird Cinnyris regius Grey Crowned Crane Balearica regulorum Secretarybird Sagittarius serpentarius Knysna Turaco Tauraco corythaix
150f     225     Regal Sunbird    Cinnyris regius     
200f     32     Grey Crowned Crane    Balearica regulorum     
250f     76     Secretarybird    Sagittarius serpentarius     
300f     22     Knysna Turaco    Tauraco corythaix     

1976.01   08.12.1976   Birds      
Saddle-billed Stork Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis Black Crowned Crane Balearica pavonina
5f     64     Saddle-billed Stork    Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis     
10f     90     Common Kingfisher    Alcedo atthis     
20f     32     Black Crowned Crane    Balearica pavonina     

1978.01   22.05.1978   Birds      
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Purple Heron Ardea purpurea Great Reed Warbler Acrocephalus arundinaceus Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops
65f     13     Mallard    Anas platyrhynchos     
75f     70     Purple Heron    Ardea purpurea     
150f     196     Great Reed Warbler    Acrocephalus arundinaceus     
240f     84     Eurasian Hoopoe    Upupa epops     

1978.02   01.11.1978   Philexafrique      1978.01
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
100f     84     Eurasian Hoopoe    Upupa epops     
100f     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     

1980.01   17.09.1980   Birds      
Olive-bellied Sunbird Cinnyris chloropygius Black-winged Red Bishop Euplectes hordeaceus Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus African Pied Wagtail Motacilla aguimp Yellow-mantled Widowbird Euplectes macroura Lilac-breasted Roller Coracias caudatus
45f     225     Olive-bellied Sunbird    Cinnyris chloropygius     
75f     227     Black-winged Red Bishop    Euplectes hordeaceus     
90f     30     Common Moorhen    Gallinula chloropus     
150f     232     African Pied Wagtail    Motacilla aguimp     
200f     227     Yellow-mantled Widowbird    Euplectes macroura     
250f     88     Lilac-breasted Roller    Coracias caudatus     

1980.02   17.09.1980   Birds   Sheet   1980.01

Olive-bellied Sunbird Cinnyris chloropygius Black-winged Red Bishop Euplectes hordeaceus Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus African Pied Wagtail Motacilla aguimp Yellow-mantled Widowbird Euplectes macroura Lilac-breasted Roller Coracias caudatus
45f     225     Olive-bellied Sunbird    Cinnyris chloropygius     
75f     227     Black-winged Red Bishop    Euplectes hordeaceus     
90f     30     Common Moorhen    Gallinula chloropus     
150f     232     African Pied Wagtail    Motacilla aguimp     
200f     227     Yellow-mantled Widowbird    Euplectes macroura     
250f     88     Lilac-breasted Roller    Coracias caudatus     

1982.01   29.12.1982   Bird's nests      
Grey Parrot Psittacus erithacus  Not identified  Not identified
40f     107     Grey Parrot    Psittacus erithacus     
75f              Not identified     Nest
100f              Not identified     Nest

1985.01   11.04.1985   Audubon      
Black-headed Grosbeak Pheucticus melanocephalus Scarlet Ibis Eudocimus ruber Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis Labrador Duck Camptorhynchus labradorius †
100f     249     Black-headed Grosbeak    Pheucticus melanocephalus     
150f     69     Scarlet Ibis    Eudocimus ruber     
200f     78     Red-tailed Hawk    Buteo jamaicensis     
350f     13     Labrador Duck    Camptorhynchus labradorius †     

1985.02   26.08.1985   Anniversaries   5v set   
Yellow-bellied Wattle-eye Platysteira concreta
150f     144     Yellow-bellied Wattle-eye    Platysteira concreta     

1987.01   28.11.1987   Simon Kimbangu   3v set   
Grey Parrot Psittacus erithacus
120f     107     Grey Parrot    Psittacus erithacus     

1987.02   28.11.1987   Simon Kimbangu   3v sheet   1987.01
Grey Parrot Psittacus erithacus
120f     107     Grey Parrot    Psittacus erithacus     

1990.01   10.07.1990   Birds      
European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur Dartford Warbler Sylvia undata Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus Grey Parrot Psittacus erithacus
25f     27     European Turtle Dove    Streptopelia turtur     
50f     204     Dartford Warbler    Sylvia undata     
70f     104     Common Kestrel    Falco tinnunculus     
150f     107     Grey Parrot    Psittacus erithacus     

1991.01   08.08.1991   Wild ducks      
Northern Pintail Anas acuta Common Eider Somateria mollissima Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
75f     13     Northern Pintail    Anas acuta     
120f     13     Common Eider    Somateria mollissima     
200f     13     Northern Shoveler    Spatula clypeata     
240f     13     Mallard    Anas platyrhynchos     

1992.01   23.12.1992   Birds      
Secretarybird Sagittarius serpentarius Saddle-billed Stork Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis Wattled Crane Grus carunculata Black-headed Heron Ardea melanocephala Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus
60f     76     Secretarybird    Sagittarius serpentarius     
75f     64     Saddle-billed Stork    Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis     
120f     32     Wattled Crane    Grus carunculata     
200f     70     Black-headed Heron    Ardea melanocephala     
250f     35     Greater Flamingo    Phoenicopterus roseus     

1992.02   23.12.1992   Birds      
Grey Crowned Crane Balearica regulorum
400f     32     Grey Crowned Crane    Balearica regulorum     MS

1993.01   15.01.1993   Birds of prey      
Common Buzzard Buteo buteo Rüppell's Vulture Gyps rueppelli Verreaux's Eagle Aquila verreauxii
45f     78     Common Buzzard    Buteo buteo     
75f     78     Rüppell's Vulture    Gyps rueppelli     
120f     78     Verreaux's Eagle    Aquila verreauxii     

1993.02   20.02.1993   Animals   8v set   
Crab-plover Dromas ardeola White-backed Vulture Gyps africanus
250f     50     Crab-plover    Dromas ardeola     White frame
300f     78     White-backed Vulture    Gyps africanus     White frame

1993.03   20.02.1993   Animals   8v sheet   1993.02
Crab-plover Dromas ardeola White-backed Vulture Gyps africanus
250f     50     Crab-plover    Dromas ardeola     No white frame
300f     78     White-backed Vulture    Gyps africanus     No white frame

1993.04   15.07.1993   Brasiliana '93      
Straw-tailed Whydah Vidua fischeri Shaft-tailed Whydah Vidua regia Long-tailed Paradise Whydah Vidua paradisaea Pin-tailed Whydah Vidua macroura Pygmy Sunbird Hedydipna platura
75f     229     Straw-tailed Whydah    Vidua fischeri     
95f     229     Shaft-tailed Whydah    Vidua regia     
120f     229     Long-tailed Paradise Whydah    Vidua paradisaea     
200f     229     Pin-tailed Whydah    Vidua macroura     
250f     225     Pygmy Sunbird    Hedydipna platura     

1993.05   15.07.1993   Brasiliana '93      
Yellow-mantled Widowbird Euplectes macroura
400f     227     Yellow-mantled Widowbird    Euplectes macroura     MS

1993.06   20.08.1993   Prehistoric animals   5v set   
Archaeopteryx Archaeopteryx lithografica
95f     0     Archaeopteryx    Archaeopteryx lithografica     

1996.01   29.03.1996   Owls      
Western Barn Owl Tyto alba Fraser's Eagle-Owl Bubo poensis Pel's Fishing Owl Scotopelia peli Marsh Owl Asio capensis
90f     79     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     
205f     80     Fraser's Eagle-Owl    Bubo poensis     
300f     80     Pel's Fishing Owl    Scotopelia peli     
500f     80     Marsh Owl    Asio capensis     

1998.01   Overprint AUTORISÉ on 1992.01, 1993.04, 1996.01      
Black-headed Heron Ardea melanocephala
200f     70     Black-headed Heron    Ardea melanocephala     
200f     229     Pin-tailed Whydah    Vidua macroura     
500f     80     Marsh Owl    Asio capensis     

1999.01   13.07.1999   Birds   Sheet   
Amazonian Motmot Momotus momota Rose-ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri Fischer's Lovebird Agapornis fischeri Superb Fruit Dove Ptilinopus superbus
250f     92     Amazonian Motmot    Momotus momota     
250f     108     Rose-ringed Parakeet    Psittacula krameri     
250f     108     Fischer's Lovebird    Agapornis fischeri     
250f     27     Superb Fruit Dove    Ptilinopus superbus     

1999.02   13.07.1999   Raptors   Sheet   
Western Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus Ural Owl Strix uralensis Red Kite Milvus milvus Spectacled Owl Pulsatrix perspicillata
375f     78     Western Marsh Harrier    Circus aeruginosus     
375f     80     Ural Owl    Strix uralensis     
375f     78     Red Kite    Milvus milvus     
375f     80     Spectacled Owl    Pulsatrix perspicillata     

2001.01   24.10.2001   Herons and storks      
Great Egret Ardea alba Grey Heron Ardea cinerea Little Egret Egretta garzetta Purple Heron Ardea purpurea Black Stork Ciconia nigra White Stork Ciconia ciconia
90f     70     Great Egret    Ardea alba     
120f     70     Grey Heron    Ardea cinerea     
120f     70     Little Egret    Egretta garzetta     
205f     70     Purple Heron    Ardea purpurea     
270f     64     Black Stork    Ciconia nigra     
270f     64     White Stork    Ciconia ciconia     

2002.01   23.07.2002   Birds      
Great Hornbill Buceros bicornis White Stork Ciconia ciconia Common Crane Grus grus Marabou Stork Leptoptilos crumenifer
40f     87     Great Hornbill    Buceros bicornis     
80f     64     White Stork    Ciconia ciconia     
120f     32     Common Crane    Grus grus     
270f     64     Marabou Stork    Leptoptilos crumenifer     

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Location: Western Africa
Country name: Republic of the Congo
Population: 3.9 million
Climate: tropical; rainy season; dry season
Terrain: coastal plain, southern basin, central plateau, northern basin

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