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Dahomey
Bird stamps from Dahomey

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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1966.01   13.06.1966   Birds      
African Pygmy Goose Nettapus auritus Fiery-breasted Bushshrike Malaconotus cruentus Emerald Starling Lamprotornis iris
50f     9     African Pygmy Goose    Nettapus auritus     
100f     144     Fiery-breasted Bushshrike    Malaconotus cruentus     
500f     216     Emerald Starling    Lamprotornis iris     

1967.01   20.01.1967   Birds      
Broad-billed Roller Eurystomus glaucurus African Emerald Cuckoo Chrysococcyx cupreus
200f     86     Broad-billed Roller    Eurystomus glaucurus     
250f     72     African Emerald Cuckoo    Chrysococcyx cupreus     

1969.01   15.11.1969   Surcharge on 1966.01      
African Pygmy Goose Nettapus auritus
10f     9     African Pygmy Goose    Nettapus auritus     

1972.01   28.02.1972   Winter olympic games, Sapporo, Japan   2v set   
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis
150f     47     Red-crowned Crane    Grus japonensis     

Dahomey map

Location: Western Africa
Status: No longer a stamp-issuing entity; now named Benin

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26.08.2016