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French Territory of Afars & Issas
Bird stamps from French Territory of Afars & Issas

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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1967.01   21.08.1967   Fauna      
Grey-headed Kingfisher Halcyon leucocephala Abyssinian Roller Coracias abyssinicus Tawny Eagle Aquila rapax
10f     90     Grey-headed Kingfisher    Halcyon leucocephala     
55f     88     Abyssinian Roller    Coracias abyssinicus     
200f     78     Tawny Eagle    Aquila rapax     

1967.02   25.09.1967   Fauna      
Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia
15f     40     Eurasian Oystercatcher    Haematopus ostralegus     
50f     49     Common Greenshank    Tringa nebularia     

1972.01   21.04.1972   Birds      
Lichtenstein's Sandgrouse Pterocles lichtensteinii Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops Great Snipe Gallinago media
30f     26     Lichtenstein's Sandgrouse    Pterocles lichtensteinii     
49f     84     Eurasian Hoopoe    Upupa epops     
66f     49     Great Snipe    Gallinago media     

1972.02   03.11.1972   Birds      
Djibouti Spurfowl Pternistis ochropectus
500f     10     Djibouti Spurfowl    Pternistis ochropectus     

1974.01   22.02.1974   Lake Abbe      
Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus
5f     35     Greater Flamingo    Phoenicopterus roseus     
15f     35     Greater Flamingo    Phoenicopterus roseus     
50f     35     Greater Flamingo    Phoenicopterus roseus     

1975.01   23.05.1975   Birds      
Speckled Pigeon Columba guinea
500f     27     Speckled Pigeon    Columba guinea     

1975.02   21.11.1975   Birds      
Pin-tailed Whydah Vidua macroura Variable Sunbird Cinnyris venustus Purple Heron Ardea purpurea
20f     229     Pin-tailed Whydah    Vidua macroura     
50f     225     Variable Sunbird    Cinnyris venustus     
60f     70     Purple Heron    Ardea purpurea     

1975.03   19.12.1975   Birds      
Hamerkop Scopus umbretta
100f     71     Hamerkop    Scopus umbretta     

1976.01   15.06.1976   Birds      
African Spoonbill Platalea alba
300f     69     African Spoonbill    Platalea alba     

1976.02   13.10.1976   Birds      
Rose-ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri Namaqua Dove Oena capensis
25f     108     Rose-ringed Parakeet    Psittacula krameri     
100f     27     Namaqua Dove    Oena capensis     

Location: Northeastern Africa
Status: no longer a stamp-issuing entity; former French Somaliland, now Djibouti

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31.01.2020