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Egypt
Bird stamps from Egypt

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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1959.01   08.08.1959   Emigrants' association convention      
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
10m     187     Barn Swallow    Hirundo rustica     

1967.01   07.06.1967   International tourist year      
Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis
35m     13     Red-breasted Goose    Branta ruficollis     

1992.01   18.03.1992   Festivals      
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops
10p     84     Eurasian Hoopoe    Upupa epops     

1994.01   03.03.1994   Festivals      
Common Firecrest Regulus ignicapilla Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica Rose-ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis
15p     209     Common Firecrest    Regulus ignicapilla     
15p     187     Barn Swallow    Hirundo rustica     
and     187     Red-rumped Swallow    Cecropis daurica     
15p     108     Rose-ringed Parakeet    Psittacula krameri     
15p     234     European Goldfinch    Carduelis carduelis     

1998.01   05.06.1998   World environment day   2v set   
White Stork Ciconia ciconia
    64     White Stork    Ciconia ciconia     imp
and     30     African Swamphen    Porphyrio madagascariensis     
and     187     Barn Swallow    Hirundo rustica     
and     70     Little Egret    Egretta garzetta     

2001.01   05.12.2001   Festivals      
Clark's Nutcracker Nucifraga columbiana Western Gull Larus occidentalis Blue-and-yellow Macaw Ara ararauna Blue-grey Tanager Thraupis episcopus
30p     165     Clark's Nutcracker    Nucifraga columbiana     
30p     52     Western Gull    Larus occidentalis     
30p     107     Blue-and-yellow Macaw    Ara ararauna     
30p     250     Blue-grey Tanager    Thraupis episcopus     

2002.01   03.12.2002   Festivals      
White-fronted Bee-eater Merops bullockoides Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica Southern Carmine Bee-eater Merops nubicoides Lilac-breasted Roller Coracias caudatus
30p     93     White-fronted Bee-eater    Merops bullockoides     
30p     187     Barn Swallow    Hirundo rustica     
30p     93     Southern Carmine Bee-eater    Merops nubicoides     
30p     88     Lilac-breasted Roller    Coracias caudatus     

2004.01   27.11.2004   Festivals   2v set   
House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
30p     234     House Finch    Haemorhous mexicanus     

2010.01   05.06.2010   World environment day      
Siberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranus
2.5£     32     Siberian Crane    Leucogeranus leucogeranus     

2014.01   02.12.2014   Birds      
Laughing Dove Spilopelia senegalensis Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops European Roller Coracias garrulus European Bee-eater Merops apiaster Sooty Falcon Falco concolor Eurasian Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus
1.25£     27     Laughing Dove    Spilopelia senegalensis     
1.25£     84     Eurasian Hoopoe    Upupa epops     
1.25£     88     European Roller    Coracias garrulus     
1.25£     93     European Bee-eater    Merops apiaster     
1.25£     104     Sooty Falcon    Falco concolor     
1.25£     161     Eurasian Golden Oriole    Oriolus oriolus     

2016.01   24.12.2016   Giza Zoo   8v sheet   
Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus
    73     Great White Pelican    Pelecanus onocrotalus     
    73     Great White Pelican    Pelecanus onocrotalus     

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Location: Northern Africa
Population: 87.4 million
Climate: desert; hot, dry summers with moderate winters
Terrain: vast desert plateau interrupted by Nile valley and delta

Birds: 470 species

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19.01.2020