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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1964.01   12.12.1964   Inauguration of republic   5v set   
Hartlaub's Turaco Tauraco hartlaubi
1.30s     70     Hartlaub's Turaco    Tauraco hartlaubi     

1969.01   15.09.1969   Definitives      
Common Ostrich Struthio camelus
70c     1     Common Ostrich    Struthio camelus     

1984.01   06.02.1984   Rare birds of Kenya      
White-backed Night Heron Gorsachius leuconotus Quail-plover Ortyxelos meiffrenii Taita Thrush Turdus helleri Papyrus Gonolek Laniarius mufumbiri White-winged Apalis Apalis chariessa
70c     25     White-backed Night Heron    Gorsachius leuconotus     
2.50s     48     Quail-plover    Ortyxelos meiffrenii     
3.50s     216     Taita Thrush    Turdus helleri     
5s     142     Papyrus Gonolek    Laniarius mufumbiri     
10s     196     White-winged Apalis    Apalis chariessa     

1988.01   10.06.1988   World Expo 88   5v set   
Common Ostrich Struthio camelus
5s     1     Common Ostrich    Struthio camelus     
and     4     Emu    Dromaius novaehollandiae     

1992.01   06.02.1992   Queen Elizabeth II anniversary   5v set   
Marabou Stork Leptoptilos crumenifer
8s     23     Marabou Stork    Leptoptilos crumenifer     

1993.01   22.02.1993   Birds      
Superb Starling Lamprotornis superbus Red-and-yellow Barbet Trachyphonus erythrocephalus Greater Honeyguide Indicator indicator Malachite Kingfisher Corythornis cristatus Speckled Pigeon Columba guinea Cinnamon-chested Bee-eater Merops oreobates Scarlet-chested Sunbird Chalcomitra senegalensis Baglafecht Weaver Ploceus baglafecht Eastern Yellow-billed Hornbill Tockus flavirostris Lesser Flamingo Phoeniconaias minor Hadada Ibis Bostrychia hagedash
50c     214     Superb Starling    Lamprotornis superbus     
1s     101     Red-and-yellow Barbet    Trachyphonus erythrocephalus     
3s     102     Greater Honeyguide    Indicator indicator     
7s     87     Malachite Kingfisher    Corythornis cristatus     
8s     68     Speckled Pigeon    Columba guinea     
10s     90     Cinnamon-chested Bee-eater    Merops oreobates     
11s     221     Scarlet-chested Sunbird    Chalcomitra senegalensis     
14s     223     Baglafecht Weaver    Ploceus baglafecht     
50s     94     Eastern Yellow-billed Hornbill    Tockus flavirostris     
80s     21     Lesser Flamingo    Phoeniconaias minor     
100s     24     Hadada Ibis    Bostrychia hagedash     

1994.01   14.02.1994   Birds      
Ross's Turaco Musophaga rossae African Fish Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer
1.50s     70     Ross's Turaco    Musophaga rossae     
5s     36     African Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus vocifer     

1996.01   30.08.1996   Birds      
Vulturine Guineafowl Acryllium vulturinum
6s     11     Vulturine Guineafowl    Acryllium vulturinum     

2006.01   15.12.2006   Kenya the land of opportunity   12v booklet   
Speke's Weaver Ploceus spekei
25s     223     Speke's Weaver    Ploceus spekei     

2010.01   25.03.2010   The East Africa Natural History Society   4v set   
Great Blue Turaco Corythaeola cristata
75s     70     Great Blue Turaco    Corythaeola cristata     

2012.01   22.06.2012   UNEP   3v set   
Major Mitchell's Cockatoo Lophochroa leadbeateri
30s     106     Major Mitchell's Cockatoo    Lophochroa leadbeateri     
and     94     Great Hornbill    Buceros bicornis     

2013.01   12.12.2013   Anniversary of independence   25v sheet   
Yellow-billed Oxpecker Buphagus africanus Lesser Flamingo Phoeniconaias minor Common Ostrich Struthio camelus
110s     215     Yellow-billed Oxpecker    Buphagus africanus     
110s     21     Lesser Flamingo    Phoeniconaias minor     
110s     1     Common Ostrich    Struthio camelus     
110s     36     African Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus vocifer     

2013.02   20.12.2013   Kenya and China   2v set   
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis
110s     46     Red-crowned Crane    Grus japonensis     

2013.03   20.12.2013   Kenya and China      2013.02
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis
150s     46     Red-crowned Crane    Grus japonensis     MS

2014.01   Birds      1993.01,1994.01
Red-and-yellow Barbet Trachyphonus erythrocephalus Scarlet-chested Sunbird Chalcomitra senegalensis Eastern Yellow-billed Hornbill Tockus flavirostris Greater Honeyguide Indicator indicator Superb Starling Lamprotornis superbus African Fish Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer Lesser Flamingo Phoeniconaias minor Hadada Ibis Bostrychia hagedash Ross's Turaco Musophaga rossae
30s     101     Red-and-yellow Barbet    Trachyphonus erythrocephalus     
35s     221     Scarlet-chested Sunbird    Chalcomitra senegalensis     
50s     94     Eastern Yellow-billed Hornbill    Tockus flavirostris     
55s     102     Greater Honeyguide    Indicator indicator     
65s     214     Superb Starling    Lamprotornis superbus     
70s     36     African Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus vocifer     
80s     21     Lesser Flamingo    Phoeniconaias minor     
100s     24     Hadada Ibis    Bostrychia hagedash     
110s     70     Ross's Turaco    Musophaga rossae     

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Location: Eastern Africa
Population: 37.9 million
Climate: varies from tropical along coast to arid in interior
Terrain: low plains rise to central highlands bisected by Great Rift Valley; fertile plateau in west

Birds: 1,133 species. 7 endemic species.

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