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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1978.01   26.10.1978   Irish currency      
Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola
8p     49     Eurasian Woodcock    Scolopax rusticola     

1979.01   30.08.1979   Birds      
Eurasian Wren Troglodytes troglodytes Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
8p     214     Eurasian Wren    Troglodytes troglodytes     
10p     34     Great Crested Grebe    Podiceps cristatus     
11p     13     Greater White-fronted Goose    Anser albifrons     
17p     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     

1983.01   23.06.1983   Irish dogs   5v set   
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
26p     13     Mallard    Anas platyrhynchos     

1983.02   23.06.1983   Irish dogs   5v sheet   1983.01
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
26p     13     Mallard    Anas platyrhynchos     

1987.01   17.11.1987   Christmas   3v set   
European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur
21p     27     European Turtle Dove    Streptopelia turtur     
and     10     Red-legged Partridge    Alectoris rufa     

1989.01   05.10.1989   Game birds      
Willow Ptarmigan Lagopus lagopus Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola Common Pheasant Phasianus colchicus
24p     10     Willow Ptarmigan    Lagopus lagopus     
28p     43     Northern Lapwing    Vanellus vanellus     
39p     49     Eurasian Woodcock    Scolopax rusticola     
46p     10     Common Pheasant    Phasianus colchicus     

1989.02   05.10.1989   Game birds   Sheet   1989.01
Willow Ptarmigan Lagopus lagopus Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola Common Pheasant Phasianus colchicus
24p     10     Willow Ptarmigan    Lagopus lagopus     
28p     43     Northern Lapwing    Vanellus vanellus     
39p     49     Eurasian Woodcock    Scolopax rusticola     
46p     10     Common Pheasant    Phasianus colchicus     

1992.01   09.07.1992   WWF   4v set   
Great Tit Parus major
52p     181     Great Tit    Parus major     

1996.01   24.09.1996   Fresh water ducks      
Eurasian Teal Anas crecca Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata Eurasian Wigeon Mareca penelope Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
32p     13     Eurasian Teal    Anas crecca     
38p     13     Northern Shoveler    Spatula clypeata     
44p     13     Eurasian Wigeon    Mareca penelope     
52p     13     Mallard    Anas platyrhynchos     

1996.02   24.09.1996   Fresh water ducks   Sheet   1996.01
Eurasian Teal Anas crecca Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata Eurasian Wigeon Mareca penelope Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
32p     13     Eurasian Teal    Anas crecca     
38p     13     Northern Shoveler    Spatula clypeata     
44p     13     Eurasian Wigeon    Mareca penelope     
52p     13     Mallard    Anas platyrhynchos     

1997.01   16.01.1997   Birds      
Eurasian Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus European Robin Erithacus rubecula Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica Western Barn Owl Tyto alba Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons
28p     181     Eurasian Blue Tit    Cyanistes caeruleus     p 15x14, s 27x24½ mm
32p     223     European Robin    Erithacus rubecula     p 14x15, s 24½x27 mm
44p     54     Atlantic Puffin    Fratercula arctica     p 14x15, s 24½x27 mm
52p     79     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     p 14x15, s 24½x27 mm
    13     Greater White-fronted Goose    Anser albifrons     p 15x14, s 27x48½ mm

1997.02   06.03.1997   Birds, Robin   Booklet   
European Robin Erithacus rubecula European Robin Erithacus rubecula
32p     223     European Robin    Erithacus rubecula     p 15x14, s 20½x24½ mm, cl
32p     223     European Robin    Erithacus rubecula     p 15x14, s 20½x24½ mm, cr

1997.03   06.03.1997   Birds, Falcon and Robin   Strip, sa, ISS   
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus European Robin Erithacus rubecula
32p     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     p 9x10, s 25x30 mm
32p     223     European Robin    Erithacus rubecula     p 9x10, s 25x30 mm

1997.04   01.04.1997   Birds, Falcon and Robin   Strip, sa, SNP   
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus European Robin Erithacus rubecula
32p     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     p 11½, s 25x30 mm
32p     223     European Robin    Erithacus rubecula     p 11½, s 25x30 mm

1997.05   14.05.1997   Europa, Tales and legends   2v set   
Mute Swan Cygnus olor
32p     13     Mute Swan    Cygnus olor     

1997.06   14.05.1997   Europa, Tales and legends   2v set, sa   1997.05
Mute Swan Cygnus olor
32p     13     Mute Swan    Cygnus olor     

1997.07   29.05.1997   Pacific 97   p 14¼x14   
Northern Pintail Anas acuta
    13     Northern Pintail    Anas acuta     MS

1997.08   27.08.1997   Birds      
Eurasian Magpie Pica pica Northern Gannet Morus bassanus Corn Crake Crex crex Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna
1p     165     Eurasian Magpie    Pica pica     p 14x15, s 24½x27 mm
2p     66     Northern Gannet    Morus bassanus     p 14x15, s 24½x27 mm
4p     30     Corn Crake    Crex crex     p 14x15, s 24½x27 mm
10p     90     Common Kingfisher    Alcedo atthis     p 14x15, s 24½x27 mm
20p     43     Northern Lapwing    Vanellus vanellus     p 14x15, s 24½x27 mm
    13     Common Shelduck    Tadorna tadorna     p 15x14, s 27x48½ mm

1997.09   06.12.1997   Birds, Corncrake and Falcon   Booklet   
Corn Crake Crex crex Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
4p     30     Corn Crake    Crex crex     p 15x14, s 20½x24½ mm, cl
32p     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     p 15x14, s 20½x24½ mm, cl
32p     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     p 15x14, s 20½x24½ mm, cr

1998.01   02.04.1998   Birds      
Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus Common Blackbird Turdus merula European Stonechat Saxicola rubicola Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula Song Thrush Turdus philomelos Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus Northern Pintail Anas acuta
5p     27     Common Wood Pigeon    Columba palumbus     p 15x14, s 27x24½ mm
30p     222     Common Blackbird    Turdus merula     p 14x15, s 24½x27 mm
35p     223     European Stonechat    Saxicola rubicola     p 14x15, s 24½x27 mm
40p     43     Common Ringed Plover    Charadrius hiaticula     p 15x14, s 27x24½ mm
45p     222     Song Thrush    Turdus philomelos     p 14x15, s 24½x27 mm
50p     78     Eurasian Sparrowhawk    Accipiter nisus     p 15x14, s 27x24½ mm
    13     Northern Pintail    Anas acuta     p 14x15, s 48½x27 mm

1998.02   02.04.1998   Birds, Woodpigeon and Blackbird   Booklet   
Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus Common Blackbird Turdus merula
5p     27     Common Wood Pigeon    Columba palumbus     p 14x15, s 24½x20½ mm, cb
30p     222     Common Blackbird    Turdus merula     p 15x14, s 20½x24½ mm, cr

1998.03   02.04.1998   Birds, Blackbird and Goldcrest   Strip, sa, ISS   
Common Blackbird Turdus merula Goldcrest Regulus regulus
30p     222     Common Blackbird    Turdus merula     p 9x10, s 25x30 mm
30p     211     Goldcrest    Regulus regulus     p 9x10, s 25x30 mm

1998.04   02.04.1998   Birds, Blackbird and Goldcrest   Strip, sa, SNP   
Common Blackbird Turdus merula Goldcrest Regulus regulus
30p     222     Common Blackbird    Turdus merula     p 11½, s 25x30 mm
30p     211     Goldcrest    Regulus regulus     p 11½, s 25x30 mm

1998.05   04.09.1998   Birds, Blackbird and Goldcrest   Booklet, chsp   
Common Blackbird Turdus merula Common Blackbird Turdus merula Goldcrest Regulus regulus Goldcrest Regulus regulus
30p     222     Common Blackbird    Turdus merula     p 14x15, s 24½x27 mm, ct
30p     222     Common Blackbird    Turdus merula     p 14x15, s 24½x27 mm, cb
30p     211     Goldcrest    Regulus regulus     p 14x15, s 24½x27 mm, ct
30p     211     Goldcrest    Regulus regulus     p 14x15, s 24½x27 mm, cb

1998.06   17.11.1998   Birds, Blackbird and Goldcrest   Strip, sa, pho, SNP   
Common Blackbird Turdus merula Goldcrest Regulus regulus
30p     222     Common Blackbird    Turdus merula     p 11½, s 25x30 mm
30p     211     Goldcrest    Regulus regulus     p 11½, s 25x30 mm

1998.07   17.11.1998   Birds   ph   
Common Blackbird Turdus merula European Robin Erithacus rubecula European Stonechat Saxicola rubicola Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula Song Thrush Turdus philomelos Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus
30p     222     Common Blackbird    Turdus merula     p 14, s 24½x27 mm
32p     223     European Robin    Erithacus rubecula     p 14, s 24½x27 mm
35p     223     European Stonechat    Saxicola rubicola     p 14, s 24½x27 mm
40p     43     Common Ringed Plover    Charadrius hiaticula     p 14, s 27x24½ mm
45p     222     Song Thrush    Turdus philomelos     p 14, s 24½x27 mm
50p     78     Eurasian Sparrowhawk    Accipiter nisus     p 14, s 27x24½ mm

1998.08   14.12.1998   Birds, Blackbird and Goldcrest   Strip, sa, pho, ISS   
Common Blackbird Turdus merula Goldcrest Regulus regulus
30p     222     Common Blackbird    Turdus merula     p 9x10, s 25x30 mm
30p     211     Goldcrest    Regulus regulus     p 9x10, s 25x30 mm

1999.01   25.01.1999   Birds, Blackbird and Goldcrest   Booklet, pho   
Common Blackbird Turdus merula Common Blackbird Turdus merula Goldcrest Regulus regulus Goldcrest Regulus regulus
30p     222     Common Blackbird    Turdus merula     p 14x15, s 24½x27 mm, ct
30p     222     Common Blackbird    Turdus merula     p 14x15, s 24½x27 mm, cb
30p     211     Goldcrest    Regulus regulus     p 14x15, s 24½x27 mm, ct
30p     211     Goldcrest    Regulus regulus     p 14x15, s 24½x27 mm, cb

1999.02   16.02.1999   Birds, Woodpigeon and Goldcrest   Booklet, pho   
Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus Goldcrest Regulus regulus
5p     27     Common Wood Pigeon    Columba palumbus     p 14x15, s 24½x20½ mm, cb
30p     211     Goldcrest    Regulus regulus     p 15x14, s 20½x24½ mm, cr

1999.03   16.02.1999   Birds   Sheet, p 14x15, s 21x24 mm, pho   
European Stonechat Saxicola rubicola Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus Northern Gannet Morus bassanus Corn Crake Crex crex Eurasian Magpie Pica pica Goldcrest Regulus regulus Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Western Barn Owl Tyto alba European Robin Erithacus rubecula Song Thrush Turdus philomelos Common Blackbird Turdus merula Eurasian Wren Troglodytes troglodytes White Wagtail Motacilla alba Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica
30p     223     European Stonechat    Saxicola rubicola     
30p     43     Northern Lapwing    Vanellus vanellus     
30p     66     Northern Gannet    Morus bassanus     
30p     30     Corn Crake    Crex crex     
30p     165     Eurasian Magpie    Pica pica     
30p     211     Goldcrest    Regulus regulus     
30p     90     Common Kingfisher    Alcedo atthis     
30p     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     
30p     79     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     
30p     223     European Robin    Erithacus rubecula     
30p     222     Song Thrush    Turdus philomelos     
30p     222     Common Blackbird    Turdus merula     
30p     214     Eurasian Wren    Troglodytes troglodytes     
30p     234     White Wagtail    Motacilla alba     
30p     54     Atlantic Puffin    Fratercula arctica     

1999.04   29.04.1999   Europa   2v set   
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus
30p     13     Whooper Swan    Cygnus cygnus     
and     13     Common Pochard    Aythya ferina     

1999.05   29.04.1999   Europa   2v set, sa   1999.04
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus
30p     13     Whooper Swan    Cygnus cygnus     
and     13     Common Pochard    Aythya ferina     

1999.06   30.06.1999   Birds, Robin   Booklet   
European Robin Erithacus rubecula
32p     223     European Robin    Erithacus rubecula     p 14x15, s 24½x27 mm

1999.07   30.06.1999   Birds, Song Thrush   Booklet   
Song Thrush Turdus philomelos
45p     222     Song Thrush    Turdus philomelos     p 14x15, s 24½x27 mm

2000.01   01.10.2000   Birds, Blackbird and Goldcrest   Strip, sa, pho, ISS   
30p     222     Common Blackbird    Turdus merula     p 9, s 25x30 mm
30p     211     Goldcrest    Regulus regulus     p 9, s 25x30 mm

2000.02   01.12.2000   Birds, Stonechat   pho   
35p     223     European Stonechat    Saxicola rubicola     p 14x15, s 24½x27 mm

2001.01   25.04.2001   Birds, Blackbird and Goldcrest   Booklet, pho   
Common Blackbird Turdus merula Common Blackbird Turdus merula Goldcrest Regulus regulus Goldcrest Regulus regulus
30p     222     Common Blackbird    Turdus merula     p 11x13, s 24½x27 mm, ct
30p     222     Common Blackbird    Turdus merula     p 11x13, s 24½x27 mm, cb
30p     211     Goldcrest    Regulus regulus     p 11x13, s 24½x27 mm, ct
30p     211     Goldcrest    Regulus regulus     p 11x13, s 24½x27 mm, cb

2001.02   01.06.2001   Birds, Plover and Sparrowhawk   pho   
40p     43     Common Ringed Plover    Charadrius hiaticula     p 14x15, s 27x24½ mm
50p     78     Eurasian Sparrowhawk    Accipiter nisus     p 14x15, s 27x24½ mm

2001.03   11.06.2001   Birds, dual currency      
Common Blackbird Turdus merula European Robin Erithacus rubecula Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica Eurasian Wren Troglodytes troglodytes Song Thrush Turdus philomelos Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons
30p     222     Common Blackbird    Turdus merula     p 14x15, s 24½x27 mm
32p     223     European Robin    Erithacus rubecula     p 14x15, s 24½x27 mm
35p     54     Atlantic Puffin    Fratercula arctica     p 14x15, s 24½x27 mm
40p     214     Eurasian Wren    Troglodytes troglodytes     p 14x15, s 24½x27 mm
45p     222     Song Thrush    Turdus philomelos     p 14x15, s 24½x27 mm
    13     Greater White-fronted Goose    Anser albifrons     p 15x14, s 27x48½ mm

2001.04   20.08.2001   Birds, dual currency   Strip, sa   
Common Blackbird Turdus merula Goldcrest Regulus regulus
30p     222     Common Blackbird    Turdus merula     p 11, s 25x30 mm
30p     211     Goldcrest    Regulus regulus     p 11, s 25x30 mm

2001.05   09.10.2001   Birds, Blackbird and Goldcrest   Booklet, sa   
Common Blackbird Turdus merula Goldcrest Regulus regulus
N     222     Common Blackbird    Turdus merula     p 11, s 25x30 mm
N     211     Goldcrest    Regulus regulus     p 11, s 25x30 mm

2001.06   09.10.2001   Birds, Robin   Booklet, sa   
European Robin Erithacus rubecula
E     223     European Robin    Erithacus rubecula     p 11, s 25x30 mm

2001.07   09.10.2001   Birds, Song Thrush   Booklet, sa   
Song Thrush Turdus philomelos
W     222     Song Thrush    Turdus philomelos     p 11, s 25x30 mm

2002.01   01.01.2002   Coins   3v set   
Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola
41c     49     Eurasian Woodcock    Scolopax rusticola     1978.01

2002.02   01.01.2002   Birds      
Eurasian Magpie Pica pica Northern Gannet Morus bassanus Eurasian Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus Corn Crake Crex crex Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus Common Blackbird Turdus merula Common Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs European Robin Erithacus rubecula Grey Heron Ardea cinerea Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons Northern Pintail Anas acuta Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna
1c     165     Eurasian Magpie    Pica pica     s 24½x27 mm
2c     66     Northern Gannet    Morus bassanus     s 24½x27 mm
3c     181     Eurasian Blue Tit    Cyanistes caeruleus     s 27x24½ mm
4c     30     Corn Crake    Crex crex     s 24½x27 mm
5c     27     Common Wood Pigeon    Columba palumbus     s 27x24½ mm
10c     90     Common Kingfisher    Alcedo atthis     s 24½x27 mm
20c     43     Northern Lapwing    Vanellus vanellus     s 24½x27 mm
38c     222     Common Blackbird    Turdus merula     s 24½x27 mm
41c     236     Common Chaffinch    Fringilla coelebs     s 24½x27 mm
44c     223     European Robin    Erithacus rubecula     s 24½x27 mm
50c     70     Grey Heron    Ardea cinerea     s 27x24½ mm
51c     52     Roseate Tern    Sterna dougallii     s 27x24½ mm
57c     49     Eurasian Curlew    Numenius arquata     s 24½x27 mm
1€     13     Barnacle Goose    Branta leucopsis     s 27x48½ mm
2€     13     Greater White-fronted Goose    Anser albifrons     s 27x48½ mm
5€     13     Northern Pintail    Anas acuta     s 48½x27 mm
10€     13     Common Shelduck    Tadorna tadorna     s 48½x27 mm

2002.03   01.01.2002   Birds, Blackbird and Goldcrest   Strip, sa   
Common Blackbird Turdus merula Goldcrest Regulus regulus
38c     222     Common Blackbird    Turdus merula     p 11, s 25x30 mm
38c     211     Goldcrest    Regulus regulus     p 11, s 25x30 mm

2002.04   01.01.2002   Birds, Kingfisher and Blackbird   Booklet   
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis Common Blackbird Turdus merula Common Blackbird Turdus merula
10c     90     Common Kingfisher    Alcedo atthis     p 15x14, s 20½x24½ mm, cl
38c     222     Common Blackbird    Turdus merula     p 15x14, s 20½x24½ mm, cl
38c     222     Common Blackbird    Turdus merula     p 15x14, s 20½x24½ mm, cr

2002.05   02.04.2002   Birds, Chaffinch and Goldcrest   Strip, sa, SNP   
Common Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs Goldcrest Regulus regulus
41c     236     Common Chaffinch    Fringilla coelebs     p 11, s 25x30 mm
41c     211     Goldcrest    Regulus regulus     p 11, s 25x30 mm

2002.06   02.04.2002   Birds, Chaffinch and Goldcrest   Booklet, sa, SNP   
Common Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs Goldcrest Regulus regulus
41c     236     Common Chaffinch    Fringilla coelebs     p 11, s 25x30 mm
41c     211     Goldcrest    Regulus regulus     p 11, s 25x30 mm

2002.07   02.04.2002   Birds, Robin   Booklet, sa, SNP   
European Robin Erithacus rubecula
44c     223     European Robin    Erithacus rubecula     p 11, s 25x30 mm

2002.08   02.04.2002   Birds, Song Thrush   Booklet, sa, SNP   
Song Thrush Turdus philomelos
57c     222     Song Thrush    Turdus philomelos     p 11, s 25x30 mm

2002.09   17.06.2002   Birds      
Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus Eurasian Jay Garrulus glandarius
47c     104     Common Kestrel    Falco tinnunculus     p 15x14, s 27x24½ mm
55c     40     Eurasian Oystercatcher    Haematopus ostralegus     p 15x14, s 27x24½ mm
60c     165     Eurasian Jay    Garrulus glandarius     p 15x14, s 27x24½ mm

2002.10   06.08.2002   Birds, Chaffinch and Goldcrest   Booklet   
Common Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs Goldcrest Regulus regulus
41c     236     Common Chaffinch    Fringilla coelebs     p 14x15, s 24½x27 mm, ct
41c     211     Goldcrest    Regulus regulus     p 14x15, s 24½x27 mm, cb

2002.11   06.08.2002   Birds, Wren and Chaffinch   Booklet   
Eurasian Wren Troglodytes troglodytes Common Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs Common Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs
36c     214     Eurasian Wren    Troglodytes troglodytes     p 15x14, s 20½x24½ mm, cl
41c     236     Common Chaffinch    Fringilla coelebs     p 15x14, s 20½x24½ mm, cl
41c     236     Common Chaffinch    Fringilla coelebs     p 15x14, s 20½x24½ mm, cr

2002.12   17.10.2002   Birds, Chaffinch and Goldcrest   Strip, sa, Ens   
Common Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs Goldcrest Regulus regulus
41c     236     Common Chaffinch    Fringilla coelebs     p 11, s 25x30 mm
41c     211     Goldcrest    Regulus regulus     p 11, s 25x30 mm

2003.01   06.01.2003   Birds, Plover and Sparrowhawk      
Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus
75c     43     Common Ringed Plover    Charadrius hiaticula     p 15x14, s 27x24½ mm
95c     78     Eurasian Sparrowhawk    Accipiter nisus     p 15x14, s 27x24½ mm

2003.02   06.01.2003   Birds, Puffin   Booklet, sa, ISS   
Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica
50c     54     Atlantic Puffin    Fratercula arctica     p 11, s 25x30 mm

2003.03   25.08.2003   Birds, Stonechat and Falcon      
European Stonechat Saxicola rubicola Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
7c     223     European Stonechat    Saxicola rubicola     s 24½x27 mm
48c     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     s 24½x27 mm

2003.04   25.08.2003   Birds, Wagtail and Falcon   Strip, sa, ISS   
White Wagtail Motacilla alba Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
N     234     White Wagtail    Motacilla alba     s 25x30 mm
N     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     s 25x30 mm

2003.05   25.08.2003   Birds, Wagtail and Falcon   Booklet, sa, ISS   
White Wagtail Motacilla alba Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
N     234     White Wagtail    Motacilla alba     s 25x30 mm
N     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     s 25x30 mm

2003.06   30.09.2003   Birds, Corncrake and Falcon   Booklet   
Corn Crake Crex crex Corn Crake Crex crex Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
4c     30     Corn Crake    Crex crex     s 20½x24½ mm, cl
4c     30     Corn Crake    Crex crex     s 20½x24½ mm, cr
48c     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     s 20½x24½ mm, cl
48c     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     s 20½x24½ mm, cr

2003.07   30.09.2003   Birds, Wagtail and Falcon   Booklet   
White Wagtail Motacilla alba White Wagtail Motacilla alba Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
48c     234     White Wagtail    Motacilla alba     s 24½x27 mm, ct
48c     234     White Wagtail    Motacilla alba     s 24½x27 mm, cb
48c     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     s 24½x27 mm, ct
48c     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     s 24½x27 mm, cb

2003.08   30.09.2003   Birds, Wagtail and Falcon   Booklet, sa   
White Wagtail Motacilla alba Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
48c     234     White Wagtail    Motacilla alba     s 25x30 mm
48c     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     s 25x30 mm

2003.09   30.09.2003   Birds, Wagtail and Falcon   Strip, sa, ISS   
White Wagtail Motacilla alba Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
48c     234     White Wagtail    Motacilla alba     s 25x30 mm
48c     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     s 25x30 mm

2004.01   05.01.2004   Birds, Wagtail and Falcon   Strip, sa, Ens   
White Wagtail Motacilla alba Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
48c     234     White Wagtail    Motacilla alba     s 25x30 mm
48c     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     s 25x30 mm

2004.02   05.01.2004   Birds, Puffin and Song Thrush      
Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica Song Thrush Turdus philomelos
60c     54     Atlantic Puffin    Fratercula arctica     
65c     222     Song Thrush    Turdus philomelos     

2004.03   05.01.2004   Birds, Puffin   Booklet, sa   
Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica
60c     54     Atlantic Puffin    Fratercula arctica     

2004.04   05.01.2004   Birds, Song Thrush   Booklet, sa   
Song Thrush Turdus philomelos
65c     222     Song Thrush    Turdus philomelos     

2004.05   11.05.2004   Ducks      
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator Gadwall Mareca strepera Garganey Spatula querquedula
48c     13     Tufted Duck    Aythya fuligula     
60c     13     Red-breasted Merganser    Mergus serrator     
65c     13     Gadwall    Mareca strepera     
1€     13     Garganey    Spatula querquedula     

2004.06   11.05.2004   Ducks   Sheet   2004.05
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator Gadwall Mareca strepera Garganey Spatula querquedula
48c     13     Tufted Duck    Aythya fuligula     
60c     13     Red-breasted Merganser    Mergus serrator     
65c     13     Gadwall    Mareca strepera     
1€     13     Garganey    Spatula querquedula     

2005.01   28.01.2005   Love and greetings      
Rosy-faced Lovebird Agapornis roseicollis
48c     108     Rosy-faced Lovebird    Agapornis roseicollis     

2005.02   28.01.2005   Love and greetings   3v sheet   2005.01
Rosy-faced Lovebird Agapornis roseicollis
60c     108     Rosy-faced Lovebird    Agapornis roseicollis     

2005.03   28.01.2005   Love and greetings   4v booklet, sa   2005.01
Rosy-faced Lovebird Agapornis roseicollis White Stork Ciconia ciconia
48c     108     Rosy-faced Lovebird    Agapornis roseicollis     
48c     64     White Stork    Ciconia ciconia     

2005.04   22.04.2005   Biosphere reserves   2v set   
Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus
65c     77     Western Osprey    Pandion haliaetus     

2005.05   22.04.2005   Biosphere reserves   2v sheet   2005.04
Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus
65c     77     Western Osprey    Pandion haliaetus     

2010.01   29.07.2010   Birds of prey      
Common Buzzard Buteo buteo Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Merlin Falco columbarius
55c     78     Common Buzzard    Buteo buteo     
55c     78     Golden Eagle    Aquila chrysaetos     
82c     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     
95c     104     Merlin    Falco columbarius     

2010.02   29.07.2010   Birds of prey   Sheet   2010.01

Common Buzzard Buteo buteo Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Merlin Falco columbarius
55c     78     Common Buzzard    Buteo buteo     
55c     78     Golden Eagle    Aquila chrysaetos     
82c     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     
95c     104     Merlin    Falco columbarius     

2010.03   04.11.2010   Christmas   Booklet, sa   
European Robin Erithacus rubecula
55c     223     European Robin    Erithacus rubecula     

2012.01   03.05.2012   Europa   2v set   
European Herring Gull Larus argentatus
55c     52     European Herring Gull    Larus argentatus     

2012.02   13.09.2012   Myths and legends   4v set   
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus
55c     13     Whooper Swan    Cygnus cygnus     

2013.01   02.04.2013   Definitives   Coil, sa   
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos
60c     78     Golden Eagle    Aquila chrysaetos     

2013.02   02.04.2013   Definitives   Booklet, sa   
European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis
60c     236     European Goldfinch    Carduelis carduelis     

2014.01   21.07.2014   Definitives   Coil, sa   
Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla
68c     52     Black-legged Kittiwake    Rissa tridactyla     

2015.01   01.07.2015   Definitives   Coil, sa   
Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major Mute Swan Cygnus olor
70c     102     Great Spotted Woodpecker    Dendrocopos major     
70c     13     Mute Swan    Cygnus olor     

2017.01   27.07.2017   Francis Ledwidge      
Common Blackbird Turdus merula
1€     222     Common Blackbird    Turdus merula     

2019.01   11.04.2019   Europa      
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii European Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria
N     52     Roseate Tern    Sterna dougallii     
W     43     European Golden Plover    Pluvialis apricaria     

2019.02   11.04.2019   Europa   Sheet   2019.01
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii European Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria
N     52     Roseate Tern    Sterna dougallii     
W     43     European Golden Plover    Pluvialis apricaria     

2019.03   17.10.2019   Christmas   5v booklet   
European Robin Erithacus rubecula
1€     223     European Robin    Erithacus rubecula     

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Location: Western Europe, occupying five-sixths of the island of Ireland in the North Atlantic Ocean
Population: 4.1 million
Climate: temperate maritime; modified by North Atlantic Current; mild winters, cool summers; consistently humid
Terrain: mostly level to rolling interior plain surrounded by rugged hills and low mountains; sea cliffs on west coast

Birds: 478 species

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11.01.2021