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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1954.01   20.09.1954   Definitives      
Long-tailed Ground Roller Uratelornis chimaera Long-tailed Ground Roller Uratelornis chimaera Grey-headed Gull Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus
8f     86     Long-tailed Ground Roller    Uratelornis chimaera     
15f     86     Long-tailed Ground Roller    Uratelornis chimaera     = 8f
100f     64     Grey-headed Gull    Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus     

1994.01   27.07.1994   Prehistoric animals   7v set   
Giant Moa Dinornis maximus
35f     0     Giant Moa    Dinornis maximus     

1998.01   25.02.1998   Prehistoric animals   3v sheet   
Archaeopteryx Archaeopteryx lithografica
1350f     0     Archaeopteryx    Archaeopteryx lithografica     

1998.02   Surcharge on Malagasy 1993 Parrots      
Budgerigar Melopsittacus undulatus Red-crowned Parakeet Cyanoramphus novaezelandiae Kea Nestor notabilis
300f     108     Budgerigar    Melopsittacus undulatus     
500f     108     Red-crowned Parakeet    Cyanoramphus novaezelandiae     
500f     105     Kea    Nestor notabilis     

1999.01   12.02.1999   Birds   Sheet   

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Madagascan Blue Pigeon  Alectroenas madagascariensis White-tailed Tropicbird  Phaethon lepturus Red Fody  Foudia madagascariensis Crested Drongo  Dicrurus forficatus Namaqua Dove  Oena capensis Helmet Vanga  Euryceros prevostii Pitta-like Ground Roller  Atelornis pittoides Rufous Vanga  Schetba rufa Nuthatch Vanga  Hypositta corallirostris Common Sunbird-Asity  Neodrepanis coruscans Short-legged Ground Roller  Brachypteracias leptosomus Pied Crow  Corvus albus
250f     68     Madagascan Blue Pigeon    Alectroenas madagascariensis     
250f     22     White-tailed Tropicbird    Phaethon lepturus     
250f     68     Namaqua Dove    Oena capensis     
250f     144     Helmet Vanga    Euryceros prevostii     
250f     144     Nuthatch Vanga    Hypositta corallirostris     
250f     111     Common Sunbird-Asity    Neodrepanis coruscans     
1350f     223     Red Fody    Foudia madagascariensis     
1350f     158     Crested Drongo    Dicrurus forficatus     
1350f     86     Pitta-like Ground Roller    Atelornis pittoides     
1350f     144     Rufous Vanga    Schetba rufa     
1350f     86     Short-legged Ground Roller    Brachypteracias leptosomus     
1350f     161     Pied Crow    Corvus albus     

1999.02   12.02.1999   Birds      

Western Barn Owl Tyto alba Goliath Heron Ardea goliath Greater Vasa Parrot Coracopsis vasa Reunion Harrier Circus maillardi
4000f     72     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     MS
4000f     25     Goliath Heron    Ardea goliath     MS
7200f     108     Greater Vasa Parrot    Coracopsis vasa     MS
7200f     36     Reunion Harrier    Circus maillardi     MS

1999.03   07.04.1999   Wildlife of the rainforest   6v set   
 Not identified Keel-billed Toucan Ramphastos sulfuratus
1950f              Not identified     
1950f     99     Keel-billed Toucan    Ramphastos sulfuratus     

1999.04   07.04.1999   Wildlife of the rainforest   9v sheet   
Rufous-backed Kingfisher Ceyx rufidorsa Hyacinth Macaw Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus
2450f     87     Rufous-backed Kingfisher    Ceyx rufidorsa     
2450f     107     Hyacinth Macaw    Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus     

1999.05   Animals of the world   9v sheet   
Madagascan Owl Asio madagascariensis Madagascan Ibis Lophotibis cristata
2500f     73     Madagascan Owl    Asio madagascariensis     
2500f     24     Madagascan Ibis    Lophotibis cristata     

1999.06   Animals of the world   2v sheet   
White-browed Coucal Centropus superciliosus
12500f     71     White-browed Coucal    Centropus superciliosus     

1999.07   23.12.1999   Scouts   Sheet   

Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops African Pygmy Goose Nettapus auritus Cuckoo Roller Leptosomus discolor Scaly Ground Roller Geobiastes squamiger
1950f     91     Eurasian Hoopoe    Upupa epops     
1950f     8     African Pygmy Goose    Nettapus auritus     
1950f     84     Cuckoo Roller    Leptosomus discolor     
1950f     86     Scaly Ground Roller    Geobiastes squamiger     

1999.08   Birds of the world   9v sheet   

Southern Hill Myna Gracula indica Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus Red-billed Leiothrix Leiothrix lutea Black-throated Loon Gavia arctica Cape Eagle-Owl Bubo capensis
2000f     214     Southern Hill Myna    Gracula indica     
2000f     20     Great Crested Grebe    Podiceps cristatus     
2000f     199     Red-billed Leiothrix    Leiothrix lutea     
2000f     14     Black-throated Loon    Gavia arctica     
2000f     73     Cape Eagle-Owl    Bubo capensis     

1999.09   Birds   Sheet   

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Common Shelduck  Tadorna tadorna King Penguin  Aptenodytes patagonicus Mandarin Duck  Aix galericulata Mute Swan  Cygnus olor Greater Flamingo  Phoenicopterus roseus Great White Pelican  Pelecanus onocrotalus Malagasy Sacred Ibis  Threskiornis bernieri Canada Goose  Branta canadensis Atlantic Puffin  Fratercula arctica
2000f     8     Common Shelduck    Tadorna tadorna     
2000f     15     King Penguin    Aptenodytes patagonicus     
2000f     8     Mandarin Duck    Aix galericulata     
2000f     8     Mute Swan    Cygnus olor     
2000f     21     Greater Flamingo    Phoenicopterus roseus     
2000f     28     Great White Pelican    Pelecanus onocrotalus     
2000f     24     Malagasy Sacred Ibis    Threskiornis bernieri     
2000f     8     Canada Goose    Branta canadensis     
2000f     66     Atlantic Puffin    Fratercula arctica     

2001.01   30.05.2001   Owls   Sheet   

Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus Spotted Owlet Athene brama Cape Eagle-Owl Bubo capensis Spotted Eagle-Owl Bubo africanus Long-eared Owl Asio otus Tropical Screech Owl Megascops choliba
500f     73     Great Horned Owl    Bubo virginianus     
500f     73     Spotted Owlet    Athene brama     
500f     73     Cape Eagle-Owl    Bubo capensis     
500f     73     Spotted Eagle-Owl    Bubo africanus     
500f     73     Long-eared Owl    Asio otus     
500f     73     Tropical Screech Owl    Megascops choliba     

2001.02   30.05.2001   Macaws   Sheet   

Military Macaw Ara militaris Chestnut-fronted Macaw Ara severus Scarlet Macaw Ara macao Hyacinth Macaw Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus Meyer's Parrot Poicephalus meyeri Blue-and-yellow Macaw Ara ararauna
2500f     107     Military Macaw    Ara militaris     
2500f     107     Chestnut-fronted Macaw    Ara severus     
2500f     107     Scarlet Macaw    Ara macao     
2500f     107     Hyacinth Macaw    Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus     
2500f     107     Meyer's Parrot    Poicephalus meyeri     
2500f     107     Blue-and-yellow Macaw    Ara ararauna     

2004.01   15.11.2004   Tourism   7v set   
Common Ostrich Struthio camelus
50000f     1     Common Ostrich    Struthio camelus     

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Location: Island east of Southern Africa
Population: 20 million
Climate: tropical along coast, temperate inland, arid in south
Terrain: narrow coastal plain, high plateau and mountains in center

Birds: 293 species. 105 endemic species.

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02.12.2018