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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1965.01   01.12.1965   Definitives      
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug Saker Falcon Falco cherrug Saker Falcon Falco cherrug Saker Falcon Falco cherrug Saker Falcon Falco cherrug Saker Falcon Falco cherrug Saker Falcon Falco cherrug Saker Falcon Falco cherrug
8f     104     Saker Falcon    Falco cherrug     
15f     104     Saker Falcon    Falco cherrug     = 8f
20f     104     Saker Falcon    Falco cherrug     = 8f
25f     104     Saker Falcon    Falco cherrug     = 8f
30f     104     Saker Falcon    Falco cherrug     = 8f
45f     104     Saker Falcon    Falco cherrug     = 8f
50f     104     Saker Falcon    Falco cherrug     = 8f
90f     104     Saker Falcon    Falco cherrug     = 8f

1973.01   01.12.1973   Birds and hunting equipment      
Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops Rock Dove Columba livia Eurasian Stone-curlew Burhinus oedicnemus Iberian Grey Shrike Lanius meridionalis Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio Eurasian Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus Long-tailed Shrike Lanius schach Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus Great Reed Warbler Acrocephalus arundinaceus Eurasian Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica Common Rock Thrush Monticola saxatilis Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe Bluethroat Luscinia svecica Macqueen's Bustard Chlamydotis macqueenii Pin-tailed Sandgrouse Pterocles alchata Giant Wood Rail Aramides ypecaha Spotted Crake Porzana porzana American Kestrel Falco sparverius Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus Purple Heron Ardea purpurea Eurasian Wryneck Jynx torquilla European Bee-eater Merops apiaster Saker Falcon Falco cherrug Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea White Wagtail Motacilla alba Iberian Grey Shrike Lanius meridionalis Rock Dove Columba livia Iberian Grey Shrike Lanius meridionalis
5f     27     Mourning Dove    Zenaida macroura     
5f     84     Eurasian Hoopoe    Upupa epops     
5f     27     Rock Dove    Columba livia     
5f     37     Eurasian Stone-curlew    Burhinus oedicnemus     
8f     159     Iberian Grey Shrike    Lanius meridionalis     
8f     159     Red-backed Shrike    Lanius collurio     
8f     161     Eurasian Golden Oriole    Oriolus oriolus     
8f     159     Long-tailed Shrike    Lanius schach     
10f     195     Willow Warbler    Phylloscopus trochilus     
10f     196     Great Reed Warbler    Acrocephalus arundinaceus     
10f     201     Eurasian Blackcap    Sylvia atricapilla     
10f     187     Barn Swallow    Hirundo rustica     
15f     223     Common Rock Thrush    Monticola saxatilis     
15f     223     Common Redstart    Phoenicurus phoenicurus     
15f     223     Northern Wheatear    Oenanthe oenanthe     
15f     223     Bluethroat    Luscinia svecica     
20f     23     Macqueen's Bustard    Chlamydotis macqueenii     
20f     26     Pin-tailed Sandgrouse    Pterocles alchata     
20f     30     Giant Wood Rail    Aramides ypecaha     
20f     30     Spotted Crake    Porzana porzana     
25f     104     American Kestrel    Falco sparverius     
25f     52     Great Black-backed Gull    Larus marinus     
25f     70     Purple Heron    Ardea purpurea     
25f     102     Eurasian Wryneck    Jynx torquilla     
30f     93     European Bee-eater    Merops apiaster     
30f     104     Saker Falcon    Falco cherrug     
30f     234     Grey Wagtail    Motacilla cinerea     
30f     234     White Wagtail    Motacilla alba     
45f     159     Iberian Grey Shrike    Lanius meridionalis     
45f     27     Rock Dove    Columba livia     
45f     159     Iberian Grey Shrike    Lanius meridionalis     

1990.01   07.07.1990   Definitives      
Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus
50f     104     Lanner Falcon    Falco biarmicus     
100f     104     Lanner Falcon    Falco biarmicus     = 50f
150f     104     Lanner Falcon    Falco biarmicus     = 50f

1993.01   15.05.1993   Prisoners of war   3v set   
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops
150f     84     Eurasian Hoopoe    Upupa epops     

1995.01   26.02.1995   Anniversary of liberation      
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga
25f     78     Greater Spotted Eagle    Clanga clanga     
50f     78     Greater Spotted Eagle    Clanga clanga     = 25f
150f     78     Greater Spotted Eagle    Clanga clanga     = 25f

1996.01   25.02.1996   National day      
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug Saker Falcon Falco cherrug Saker Falcon Falco cherrug
25f     104     Saker Falcon    Falco cherrug     
50f     104     Saker Falcon    Falco cherrug     = 25f
150f     104     Saker Falcon    Falco cherrug     = 25f

1997.01   16.09.1997   Save the ozone layer      
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis
25f     90     Common Kingfisher    Alcedo atthis     
50f     90     Common Kingfisher    Alcedo atthis     = 25f
150f     90     Common Kingfisher    Alcedo atthis     = 25f

1998.01   28.11.1998   Children Cultural House      
Somali Ostrich Struthio molybdophanes Somali Ostrich Struthio molybdophanes Somali Ostrich Struthio molybdophanes
25f     1     Somali Ostrich    Struthio molybdophanes     
50f     1     Somali Ostrich    Struthio molybdophanes     = 25f
150f     1     Somali Ostrich    Struthio molybdophanes     = 25f

1998.02   26.12.1998   Definitives      
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug
25f     104     Saker Falcon    Falco cherrug     

2002.01   17.04.2002   The Scientific Center of Kuwait   13v sheet   
Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus Spur-winged Lapwing Vanellus spinosus Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus
25f     43     Northern Lapwing    Vanellus vanellus     
25f     43     Spur-winged Lapwing    Vanellus spinosus     
25f     104     Common Kestrel    Falco tinnunculus     

2002.02   17.04.2002   The Scientific Center of Kuwait   Booklet   2002.01

Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus Spur-winged Lapwing Vanellus spinosus Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus
50f     43     Northern Lapwing    Vanellus vanellus     
50f     43     Spur-winged Lapwing    Vanellus spinosus     
50f     104     Common Kestrel    Falco tinnunculus     

2010.01   25.02.2010   National day   3v set   
Gyrfalcon Falco rusticolus Gyrfalcon Falco rusticolus
25f     104     Gyrfalcon    Falco rusticolus     
50f     104     Gyrfalcon    Falco rusticolus     = 25f

2015.01   18.03.2015   KISR   10v sheet   
Dunlin Calidris alpina
50f     49     Dunlin    Calidris alpina     

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Location: Middle East
Population: 2.5 million
Climate: dry desert; intensely hot summers; short, cool winters
Terrain: flat to slightly undulating desert plain

Birds: 265 species

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11.01.2021