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Bird stamps from El Salvador

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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1963.01   22.06.1963   Fauna   14v set   
King Vulture Sarcoramphus papa King Vulture Sarcoramphus papa Yellow-headed Amazon Amazona oratrix Spot-breasted Oriole Icterus pectoralis Turquoise-browed Motmot Eumomota superciliosa Great-tailed Grackle Quiscalus mexicanus Great Curassow Crax rubra White-throated Magpie-Jay Calocitta formosa Velasquez's Woodpecker Melanerpes santacruzi
5c     75     King Vulture    Sarcoramphus papa     
5c     75     King Vulture    Sarcoramphus papa     = 1, "AEREO"
6c     107     Yellow-headed Amazon    Amazona oratrix     
10c     246     Spot-breasted Oriole    Icterus pectoralis     
20c     92     Turquoise-browed Motmot    Eumomota superciliosa     
30c     246     Great-tailed Grackle    Quiscalus mexicanus     
40c     7     Great Curassow    Crax rubra     
50c     165     White-throated Magpie-Jay    Calocitta formosa     
80c     102     Velasquez's Woodpecker    Melanerpes santacruzi     

1980.01   10.09.1980   Birds      
Resplendent Quetzal Pharomachrus mocinno Highland Guan Penelopina nigra Emerald Toucanet Aulacorhynchus prasinus Fulvous Owl Strix fulvescens Slate-colored Solitaire Myadestes unicolor
10c     83     Resplendent Quetzal    Pharomachrus mocinno     
20c     7     Highland Guan    Penelopina nigra     
25c     98     Emerald Toucanet    Aulacorhynchus prasinus     
50c     80     Fulvous Owl    Strix fulvescens     
75c     220     Slate-colored Solitaire    Myadestes unicolor     

1981.01   20.03.1981   Protected animals   5v set   
Ornate Hawk-Eagle Spizaetus ornatus
75c     78     Ornate Hawk-Eagle    Spizaetus ornatus     

1984.01   21.12.1984   Birds      
Spot-crowned Woodcreeper Lepidocolaptes affinis Slaty Finch Haplospiza rustica Maroon-chested Ground Dove Claravis mondetoura Tody Motmot Hylomanes momotula Belted Flycatcher Xenotriccus callizonus Red-faced Warbler Cardellina rubrifrons
15c     115     Spot-crowned Woodcreeper    Lepidocolaptes affinis     
25c     250     Slaty Finch    Haplospiza rustica     
55c     27     Maroon-chested Ground Dove    Claravis mondetoura     
70c     92     Tody Motmot    Hylomanes momotula     
90c     122     Belted Flycatcher    Xenotriccus callizonus     
1col     247     Red-faced Warbler    Cardellina rubrifrons     

1989.01   20.12.1989   Birds      
King Vulture Sarcoramphus papa Northern Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus Ferruginous Pygmy Owl Glaucidium brasilianum
70c     75     King Vulture    Sarcoramphus papa     
1col     104     Northern Crested Caracara    Caracara cheriway     
2col     78     Sharp-shinned Hawk    Accipiter striatus     
10col     80     Ferruginous Pygmy Owl    Glaucidium brasilianum     

1990.01   11.10.1990   America      
Scarlet Macaw Ara macao Scarlet Macaw Ara macao
25c     107     Scarlet Macaw    Ara macao     
and     212     Rufous-backed Wren    Campylorhynchus capistratus     
70c     107     Scarlet Macaw    Ara macao     
and     92     Turquoise-browed Motmot    Eumomota superciliosa     

1991.01   02.09.1991   Birds      
Blue-and-white Mockingbird Melanotis hypoleucus Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus Rufous-backed Wren Campylorhynchus capistratus Bushy-crested Jay Cyanocorax melanocyaneus Long-tailed Manakin Chiroxiphia linearis
20c     217     Blue-and-white Mockingbird    Melanotis hypoleucus     
25c     246     Red-winged Blackbird    Agelaius phoeniceus     
70c     212     Rufous-backed Wren    Campylorhynchus capistratus     
1col     165     Bushy-crested Jay    Cyanocorax melanocyaneus     
5col     124     Long-tailed Manakin    Chiroxiphia linearis     

1991.02   16.10.1991   World food day      
Scarlet Macaw Ara macao
50c     107     Scarlet Macaw    Ara macao     

1993.01   28.09.1993   Birds      
Great Egret Ardea alba Wood Stork Mycteria americana Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias Roseate Spoonbill Platalea ajaja
80c     70     Great Egret    Ardea alba     
1col     64     Wood Stork    Mycteria americana     
2.20col     70     Great Blue Heron    Ardea herodias     
5col     69     Roseate Spoonbill    Platalea ajaja     

1995.01   30.08.1995   World tourism organization   4v set   
Scarlet Macaw Ara macao
5col     107     Scarlet Macaw    Ara macao     

1995.02   11.10.1995   America      
American Pygmy Kingfisher Chloroceryle aenea Green Kingfisher Chloroceryle americana
80c     90     American Pygmy Kingfisher    Chloroceryle aenea     
2.20col     90     Green Kingfisher    Chloroceryle americana     

1995.03   24.11.1995   Wildlife of Montecristo   10v sheet   
Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus Rivoli's Hummingbird Eugenes fulgens
80c     80     Great Horned Owl    Bubo virginianus     
80c     21     Rivoli's Hummingbird    Eugenes fulgens     

1996.01   09.08.1996   Migratory birds   Strip   
Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula American Kestrel Falco sparverius Mangrove Warbler Setophaga petechia Scissor-tailed Flycatcher Tyrannus forficatus Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus
1.50col     246     Baltimore Oriole    Icterus galbula     
1.50col     104     American Kestrel    Falco sparverius     
1.50col     247     Mangrove Warbler    Setophaga petechia     
1.50col     122     Scissor-tailed Flycatcher    Tyrannus forficatus     
1.50col     249     Rose-breasted Grosbeak    Pheucticus ludovicianus     

1997.01   28.08.1997   International water day      
Keel-billed Toucan Ramphastos sulfuratus
4col     98     Keel-billed Toucan    Ramphastos sulfuratus     

1997.02   28.08.1997   Save the ozone layer      
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis
1.50col     90     Common Kingfisher    Alcedo atthis     

1998.01   07.09.1998   Hummingbirds   Sheet   

Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris Cinnamon Hummingbird Amazilia rutila Blue-throated Sapphire Hylocharis eliciae Mexican Violetear Colibri thalassinus Violet Sabrewing Campylopterus hemileucurus Amethyst-throated Mountaingem Lampornis amethystinus
1.50col     21     Ruby-throated Hummingbird    Archilochus colubris     
1.50col     21     Cinnamon Hummingbird    Amazilia rutila     
1.50col     21     Blue-throated Sapphire    Hylocharis eliciae     
1.50col     21     Mexican Violetear    Colibri thalassinus     
1.50col     21     Violet Sabrewing    Campylopterus hemileucurus     
1.50col     21     Amethyst-throated Mountaingem    Lampornis amethystinus     

1999.01   22.04.1999   Birds of the Jocotal lagoon   Sheet   

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Common Gallinule  Gallinula galeata Purple Gallinule  Porphyrio martinica Spotted Rail  Pardirallus maculatus Blue-winged Teal  Spatula discors Black-bellied Whistling Duck  Dendrocygna autumnalis American Coot  Fulica americana Northern Jacana  Jacana spinosa Sora  Porzana carolina Limpkin  Aramus guarauna Masked Duck  Nomonyx dominicus
1col     30     Common Gallinule    Gallinula galeata     
1col     30     Purple Gallinule    Porphyrio martinica     
1col     30     Spotted Rail    Pardirallus maculatus     
1col     13     Blue-winged Teal    Spatula discors     
1col     13     Black-bellied Whistling Duck    Dendrocygna autumnalis     
1col     30     American Coot    Fulica americana     
1col     46     Northern Jacana    Jacana spinosa     
1col     30     Sora    Porzana carolina     
1col     33     Limpkin    Aramus guarauna     
1col     13     Masked Duck    Nomonyx dominicus     

1999.02   22.04.1999   Birds of the Jocotal lagoon      
Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis
4col     13     Lesser Scaup    Aythya affinis     MS

1999.03   03.12.1999   Woodpeckers   Strip   
Velasquez's Woodpecker Melanerpes santacruzi Golden-olive Woodpecker Colaptes rubiginosus Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius Lineated Woodpecker Dryocopus lineatus Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus
1.50col     102     Velasquez's Woodpecker    Melanerpes santacruzi     
1.50col     102     Golden-olive Woodpecker    Colaptes rubiginosus     
1.50col     102     Yellow-bellied Sapsucker    Sphyrapicus varius     
1.50col     102     Lineated Woodpecker    Dryocopus lineatus     
1.50col     102     Acorn Woodpecker    Melanerpes formicivorus     

2000.01   28.04.2000   El Imposible national park   20v sheet   

Great Curassow Crax rubra Lesson's Motmot Momotus lessonii Painted Bunting Passerina ciris White-eared Ground Sparrow Melozone leucotis Emerald Toucanet Aulacorhynchus prasinus
1col     7     Great Curassow    Crax rubra     
1col     92     Lesson's Motmot    Momotus lessonii     
1col     249     Painted Bunting    Passerina ciris     
1col     238     White-eared Ground Sparrow    Melozone leucotis     
1col     98     Emerald Toucanet    Aulacorhynchus prasinus     

2001.01   28.02.2001   Pets   4v set   
Budgerigar Melopsittacus undulatus
2.50col     108     Budgerigar    Melopsittacus undulatus     

2003.01   18.07.2003   40 years Grupo Roble      
 Not identified
4col              Not identified     MS

2006.01   31.03.2006   TACA 75 years      
Red-and-green Macaw Ara chloropterus Red-and-green Macaw Ara chloropterus
5col     107     Red-and-green Macaw    Ara chloropterus     
5col     107     Red-and-green Macaw    Ara chloropterus     

2006.02   31.05.2006   Fauna and flora   2x10v sheet   

Collared Aracari Pteroglossus torquatus Keel-billed Toucan Ramphastos sulfuratus
1col     98     Collared Aracari    Pteroglossus torquatus     
1col     98     Keel-billed Toucan    Ramphastos sulfuratus     

2007.01   17.12.2007   Migratory birds      
Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
0.10$     174     Cedar Waxwing    Bombycilla cedrorum     
0.10$     102     Northern Flicker    Colaptes auratus     
0.10$     13     Northern Shoveler    Spatula clypeata     
0.10$     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     

2007.02   17.12.2007   Migratory birds      
Painted Bunting Passerina ciris
0.50$     249     Painted Bunting    Passerina ciris     MS

2009.01   22.07.2009   National symbols   8v sheet   
Turquoise-browed Motmot Eumomota superciliosa
0.10$     92     Turquoise-browed Motmot    Eumomota superciliosa     

2009.02   04.09.2009   Tourism   8v set   
Snowy Egret Egretta thula
0.05$     70     Snowy Egret    Egretta thula     
and     70     Great Egret    Ardea alba     

2016.01   23.09.2016   Friendship ties between El Salvador and China (Taiwan)   2v set   
Turquoise-browed Motmot Eumomota superciliosa
0.20$     92     Turquoise-browed Motmot    Eumomota superciliosa     

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Location: Central America
Population: 7 million
Climate: tropical; rainy season; dry season; tropical on coast; temperate in uplands
Terrain: mostly mountains with narrow coastal belt and central plateau

Birds: 583 species

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