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Eritrea
Bird stamps from Eritrea

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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1996.01   15.07.1996   Endangered animals   Strip   
White-eyed Gull Ichthyaetus leucophthalmus White-eyed Gull Ichthyaetus leucophthalmus White-eyed Gull Ichthyaetus leucophthalmus White-eyed Gull Ichthyaetus leucophthalmus
3b     52     White-eyed Gull    Ichthyaetus leucophthalmus     
3b     52     White-eyed Gull    Ichthyaetus leucophthalmus     
3b     52     White-eyed Gull    Ichthyaetus leucophthalmus     
3b     52     White-eyed Gull    Ichthyaetus leucophthalmus     

1998.01   16.03.1998   Birds   Sheet   

Village Weaver Ploceus cucullatus Abyssinian Roller Coracias abyssinicus Abyssinian Ground Hornbill Bucorvus abyssinicus Lichtenstein's Sandgrouse Pterocles lichtensteinii Erckel's Spurfowl Pternistis erckelii Arabian Bustard Ardeotis arabs Chestnut-backed Sparrow-Lark Eremopterix leucotis Desert Lark Ammomanes deserti Greater Hoopoe-Lark Alaemon alaudipes
3n     227     Village Weaver    Ploceus cucullatus     
3n     88     Abyssinian Roller    Coracias abyssinicus     
3n     86     Abyssinian Ground Hornbill    Bucorvus abyssinicus     
3n     26     Lichtenstein's Sandgrouse    Pterocles lichtensteinii     
3n     10     Erckel's Spurfowl    Pternistis erckelii     
3n     23     Arabian Bustard    Ardeotis arabs     
3n     185     Chestnut-backed Sparrow-Lark    Eremopterix leucotis     
3n     185     Desert Lark    Ammomanes deserti     
3n     185     Greater Hoopoe-Lark    Alaemon alaudipes     

1998.02   16.03.1998   Birds   Sheet   

African Darter Anhinga rufa White-headed Vulture Trigonoceps occipitalis Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus Eastern Yellow-billed Hornbill Tockus flavirostris Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris Secretarybird Sagittarius serpentarius Martial Eagle Polemaetus bellicosus Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus Red-billed Quelea Quelea quelea
3n     68     African Darter    Anhinga rufa     
3n     78     White-headed Vulture    Trigonoceps occipitalis     
3n     78     Egyptian Vulture    Neophron percnopterus     
3n     87     Eastern Yellow-billed Hornbill    Tockus flavirostris     
and     78     Hooded Vulture    Necrosyrtes monachus     
3n     8     Helmeted Guineafowl    Numida meleagris     
3n     76     Secretarybird    Sagittarius serpentarius     
3n     78     Martial Eagle    Polemaetus bellicosus     
3n     78     Bateleur    Terathopius ecaudatus     
3n     227     Red-billed Quelea    Quelea quelea     

1998.03   16.03.1998   Birds      
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops
10n     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     MS
10n     84     Eurasian Hoopoe    Upupa epops     MS

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Location: Eastern Africa
Population: 5 million
Climate: hot, dry desert strip along Red Sea coast; cooler and wetter in the central highlands; semiarid in western hills and lowlands
Terrain: dominated by extension of Ethiopian north-south trending highlands, descending on the east to a coastal desert plain, on the northwest to hilly terrain and on the southwest to flat-to-rolling plains

Birds: 566 species, 2 endemic

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31.01.2020