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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     65     White-eyed Gull    Ichthyaetus leucophthalmus     
3b     65     White-eyed Gull    Ichthyaetus leucophthalmus     
3b     65     White-eyed Gull    Ichthyaetus leucophthalmus     
3b     65     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 Francolin Pternistis erckelii Arabian Bustard Ardeotis arabs Chestnut-backed Sparrow-Lark Eremopterix leucotis Desert Lark Ammomanes deserti Greater Hoopoe-Lark Alaemon alaudipes
3n     225     Village Weaver    Ploceus cucullatus     
3n     86     Abyssinian Roller    Coracias abyssinicus     
3n     94     Abyssinian Ground Hornbill    Bucorvus abyssinicus     
3n     68     Lichtenstein's Sandgrouse    Pterocles lichtensteinii     
3n     14     Erckel's Francolin    Pternistis erckelii     
3n     38     Arabian Bustard    Ardeotis arabs     
3n     183     Chestnut-backed Sparrow-Lark    Eremopterix leucotis     
3n     183     Desert Lark    Ammomanes deserti     
3n     183     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     33     African Darter    Anhinga rufa     
3n     37     White-headed Vulture    Trigonoceps occipitalis     
3n     37     Egyptian Vulture    Neophron percnopterus     
3n     95     Eastern Yellow-billed Hornbill    Tockus flavirostris     
and     37     Hooded Vulture    Necrosyrtes monachus     
3n     12     Helmeted Guineafowl    Numida meleagris     
3n     35     Secretarybird    Sagittarius serpentarius     
3n     37     Martial Eagle    Polemaetus bellicosus     
3n     37     Bateleur    Terathopius ecaudatus     
3n     225     Red-billed Quelea    Quelea quelea     

1998.03   16.03.1998   Birds      
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops
10n     105     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     MS
10n     92     Eurasian Hoopoe    Upupa epops     MS

Eritrea map

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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26.08.2016