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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1919.01   16.06.1919   Definitives      
Common Ostrich Struthio camelus
12g     2     Common Ostrich    Struthio camelus     

1925.01   Surcharge on 1919.01      
1g     2     Common Ostrich    Struthio camelus     

1962.01   05.05.1962   Ethiopian birds      
Abyssinian Ground Hornbill Bucorvus abyssinicus Abyssinian Roller Coracias abyssinicus Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus Double-toothed Barbet Lybius bidentatus Diederik Cuckoo Chrysococcyx caprius
5c     94     Abyssinian Ground Hornbill    Bucorvus abyssinicus     
15c     86     Abyssinian Roller    Coracias abyssinicus     
30c     37     Bateleur    Terathopius ecaudatus     
50c     102     Double-toothed Barbet    Lybius bidentatus     
1$     72     Diederik Cuckoo    Chrysococcyx caprius     

1963.01   12.09.1963   Ethiopian birds      
Ethiopian Oriole Oriolus monacha Sahel Paradise Whydah Vidua orientalis Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus White-cheeked Turaco Tauraco leucotis Village Indigobird Vidua chalybeata
10c     159     Ethiopian Oriole    Oriolus monacha     
15c     227     Sahel Paradise Whydah    Vidua orientalis     
20c     37     Bearded Vulture    Gypaetus barbatus     
50c     71     White-cheeked Turaco    Tauraco leucotis     
80c     227     Village Indigobird    Vidua chalybeata     

1966.01   15.02.1966   Ethiopian birds      
Collared Kingfisher Todiramphus chloris Blue-breasted Bee-eater Merops variegatus African Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone viridis Village Weaver Ploceus cucullatus White-collared Pigeon Columba albitorques
10c     88     Collared Kingfisher    Todiramphus chloris     
15c     91     Blue-breasted Bee-eater    Merops variegatus     
25c     162     African Paradise Flycatcher    Terpsiphone viridis     
40c     225     Village Weaver    Ploceus cucullatus     
60c     69     White-collared Pigeon    Columba albitorques     

1967.01   29.09.1967   Ethiopian birds      
Blue-winged Goose Cyanochen cyanoptera Yellow-billed Duck Anas undulata Wattled Ibis Bostrychia carunculata Lesser Striped Swallow Cecropis abyssinica Black-winged Lovebird Agapornis taranta
10c     9     Blue-winged Goose    Cyanochen cyanoptera     
15c     9     Yellow-billed Duck    Anas undulata     
20c     25     Wattled Ibis    Bostrychia carunculata     
25c     185     Lesser Striped Swallow    Cecropis abyssinica     
40c     109     Black-winged Lovebird    Agapornis taranta     

1972.01   07.02.1972   Ethiopian river craft   4v set   
African Sacred Ibis Threskiornis aethiopicus
60c     25     African Sacred Ibis    Threskiornis aethiopicus     

1980.01   12.02.1980   Birds of prey      
Lappet-faced Vulture Torgos tracheliotos Long-crested Eagle Lophaetus occipitalis Secretarybird Sagittarius serpentarius Abyssinian Owl Asio abyssinicus Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus
10c     37     Lappet-faced Vulture    Torgos tracheliotos     
15c     37     Long-crested Eagle    Lophaetus occipitalis     
25c     35     Secretarybird    Sagittarius serpentarius     
60c     74     Abyssinian Owl    Asio abyssinicus     
70c     105     Lanner Falcon    Falco biarmicus     

1985.01   04.01.1985   Birds      
Harwood's Francolin Pternistis harwoodi Rouget's Rail Rougetius rougetii Little Bee-eater Merops pusillus Red-headed Weaver Anaplectes rubriceps
5c     14     Harwood's Francolin    Pternistis harwoodi     
15c     45     Rouget's Rail    Rougetius rougetii     
80c     91     Little Bee-eater    Merops pusillus     
85c     225     Red-headed Weaver    Anaplectes rubriceps     

1989.01   18.05.1989   Endemic birds of Ethiopia      
Yellow-fronted Parrot Poicephalus flavifrons White-winged Cliff Chat Monticola semirufus Yellow-rumped Seedeater Crithagra xanthopygia Ethiopian Oriole Oriolus monacha
10c     108     Yellow-fronted Parrot    Poicephalus flavifrons     
35c     219     White-winged Cliff Chat    Monticola semirufus     
50c     232     Yellow-rumped Seedeater    Crithagra xanthopygia     
1b     159     Ethiopian Oriole    Oriolus monacha     

1993.01   22.04.1993   Endemic birds of Ethiopia      
Banded Barbet Lybius undatus Rüppell's Black Chat Myrmecocichla melaena Abyssinian Catbird Parophasma galinieri White-billed Starling Onychognathus albirostris
15c     102     Banded Barbet    Lybius undatus     
35c     219     Rüppell's Black Chat    Myrmecocichla melaena     
50c     202     Abyssinian Catbird    Parophasma galinieri     
1b     216     White-billed Starling    Onychognathus albirostris     

1998.01   12.01.1998   The Golden-backed Woodpecker      
Abyssinian Woodpecker Dendropicos abyssinicus Abyssinian Woodpecker Dendropicos abyssinicus Abyssinian Woodpecker Dendropicos abyssinicus Abyssinian Woodpecker Dendropicos abyssinicus Abyssinian Woodpecker Dendropicos abyssinicus Abyssinian Woodpecker Dendropicos abyssinicus Abyssinian Woodpecker Dendropicos abyssinicus Abyssinian Woodpecker Dendropicos abyssinicus Abyssinian Woodpecker Dendropicos abyssinicus Abyssinian Woodpecker Dendropicos abyssinicus Abyssinian Woodpecker Dendropicos abyssinicus Abyssinian Woodpecker Dendropicos abyssinicus Abyssinian Woodpecker Dendropicos abyssinicus Abyssinian Woodpecker Dendropicos abyssinicus Abyssinian Woodpecker Dendropicos abyssinicus Abyssinian Woodpecker Dendropicos abyssinicus Abyssinian Woodpecker Dendropicos abyssinicus Abyssinian Woodpecker Dendropicos abyssinicus Abyssinian Woodpecker Dendropicos abyssinicus Abyssinian Woodpecker Dendropicos abyssinicus Abyssinian Woodpecker Dendropicos abyssinicus Abyssinian Woodpecker Dendropicos abyssinicus Abyssinian Woodpecker Dendropicos abyssinicus
5c     104     Abyssinian Woodpecker    Dendropicos abyssinicus     
10c     104     Abyssinian Woodpecker    Dendropicos abyssinicus     = 5c
15c     104     Abyssinian Woodpecker    Dendropicos abyssinicus     = 5c
20c     104     Abyssinian Woodpecker    Dendropicos abyssinicus     = 5c
25c     104     Abyssinian Woodpecker    Dendropicos abyssinicus     = 5c
30c     104     Abyssinian Woodpecker    Dendropicos abyssinicus     = 5c
35c     104     Abyssinian Woodpecker    Dendropicos abyssinicus     = 5c
40c     104     Abyssinian Woodpecker    Dendropicos abyssinicus     = 5c
45c     104     Abyssinian Woodpecker    Dendropicos abyssinicus     = 5c
50c     104     Abyssinian Woodpecker    Dendropicos abyssinicus     = 5c
55c     104     Abyssinian Woodpecker    Dendropicos abyssinicus     = 5c
60c     104     Abyssinian Woodpecker    Dendropicos abyssinicus     = 5c
65c     104     Abyssinian Woodpecker    Dendropicos abyssinicus     = 5c
70c     104     Abyssinian Woodpecker    Dendropicos abyssinicus     = 5c
75c     104     Abyssinian Woodpecker    Dendropicos abyssinicus     = 5c
80c     104     Abyssinian Woodpecker    Dendropicos abyssinicus     = 5c
85c     104     Abyssinian Woodpecker    Dendropicos abyssinicus     = 5c
90c     104     Abyssinian Woodpecker    Dendropicos abyssinicus     = 5c
1b     104     Abyssinian Woodpecker    Dendropicos abyssinicus     = 5c
2b     104     Abyssinian Woodpecker    Dendropicos abyssinicus     = 5c
3b     104     Abyssinian Woodpecker    Dendropicos abyssinicus     = 5c
5b     104     Abyssinian Woodpecker    Dendropicos abyssinicus     = 5c
10b     104     Abyssinian Woodpecker    Dendropicos abyssinicus     = 5c

1999.01   08.09.1999   National parks (Abijata-Shalla, Nechisar, Awash)   4v set   
Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus Abyssinian Ground Hornbill Bucorvus abyssinicus Somali Ostrich Struthio molybdophanes
45c     29     Great White Pelican    Pelecanus onocrotalus     
and     12     Helmeted Guineafowl    Numida meleagris     
and     24     Marabou Stork    Leptoptilos crumenifer     
and     9     Fulvous Whistling Duck    Dendrocygna bicolor     
and     57     Spur-winged Lapwing    Vanellus spinosus     
and     33     African Darter    Anhinga rufa     
and     22     Greater Flamingo    Phoenicopterus roseus     
70c     94     Abyssinian Ground Hornbill    Bucorvus abyssinicus     
and              Not identified     
and     38     Kori Bustard    Ardeotis kori     
2b     2     Somali Ostrich    Struthio molybdophanes     

1999.02   30.11.1999   National parks (Yangudi Rassa)   4v set   
Somali Ostrich Struthio molybdophanes
80c     2     Somali Ostrich    Struthio molybdophanes     

2001.01   29.11.2001   Endemic birds of Ethiopia      
White-tailed Swallow Hirundo megaensis Spot-breasted Lapwing Vanellus melanocephalus Abyssinian Longclaw Macronyx flavicollis Ruspoli's Turaco Tauraco ruspolii
50c     185     White-tailed Swallow    Hirundo megaensis     
60c     57     Spot-breasted Lapwing    Vanellus melanocephalus     
90c     230     Abyssinian Longclaw    Macronyx flavicollis     
2b     71     Ruspoli's Turaco    Tauraco ruspolii     

Ethiopia map

Location: Eastern Africa
Population: 78.2 million
Climate: tropical monsoon with wide topographic-induced variation
Terrain: high plateau with central mountain range divided by Great Rift Valley

Birds: 924 species. 23 endemic species.

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Where do you want to go birding today?
Abijata-Shalla - web search -  image search -  map search
Nechisar national park - web search -  image search -  map search
Awash national park - web search -  image search -  map search
Yangudi Rassa national park web search -  image search -  map search

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26.08.2016