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Bird stamps from Malagasy

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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1963.01   12.08.1963   Malagasy birds and orchids   10v set   
Madagascan Blue Pigeon Alectroenas madagascariensis Blue Coua Coua caerulea Red Fody Foudia madagascariensis Madagascan Pygmy Kingfisher Corythornis madagascariensis Helmet Vanga Euryceros prevostii Pitta-like Ground Roller Atelornis pittoides Madagascan Ibis Lophotibis cristata
1f     68     Madagascan Blue Pigeon    Alectroenas madagascariensis     
2f     71     Blue Coua    Coua caerulea     
3f     223     Red Fody    Foudia madagascariensis     
6f     87     Madagascan Pygmy Kingfisher    Corythornis madagascariensis     
40f     144     Helmet Vanga    Euryceros prevostii     
100f     86     Pitta-like Ground Roller    Atelornis pittoides     
200f     24     Madagascan Ibis    Lophotibis cristata     

1975.01   16.09.1975   Expo75 Okinawa   5v set   
Okinawa Woodpecker Dendrocopos noguchii
25f     103     Okinawa Woodpecker    Dendrocopos noguchii     

1975.02   16.09.1975   Expo75 Okinawa      
Lidth's Jay Garrulus lidthi
300f     161     Lidth's Jay    Garrulus lidthi     MS

1982.01   10.03.1982   Birds      
Hook-billed Vanga Vanga curvirostris Cuckoo Roller Leptosomus discolor Madagascan Fish Eagle Haliaeetus vociferoides
25f     144     Hook-billed Vanga    Vanga curvirostris     
30f     84     Cuckoo Roller    Leptosomus discolor     
200f     36     Madagascan Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus vociferoides     

1986.01   23.12.1986   Birds      
Rufous Vanga Schetba rufa Red-tailed Vanga Calicalicus madagascariensis Sickle-billed Vanga Falculea palliata Crested Coua Coua cristata Giant Coua Coua gigas
60f     144     Rufous Vanga    Schetba rufa     
60f     144     Red-tailed Vanga    Calicalicus madagascariensis     
60f     144     Sickle-billed Vanga    Falculea palliata     
60f     71     Crested Coua    Coua cristata     
60f     71     Giant Coua    Coua gigas     

1986.02   23.12.1986   Birds      
Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
450f     25     Western Cattle Egret    Bubulcus ibis     MS

1987.01   13.03.1987   Endangered animals   4v set   
Madagascan Ibis Lophotibis cristata Lesser Vasa Parrot Coracopsis nigra
60f     24     Madagascan Ibis    Lophotibis cristata     
60f     108     Lesser Vasa Parrot    Coracopsis nigra     

1987.02   13.03.1987   Endangered animals      
Malagasy Coucal Centropus toulou
450f     71     Malagasy Coucal    Centropus toulou     MS

1987.03   24.09.1987   Discovery of America   6v set   
Red-and-green Macaw Ara chloropterus
400f     107     Red-and-green Macaw    Ara chloropterus     

1988.01   18.04.1988   Endangered species   2v set   
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea
550f     25     Purple Heron    Ardea purpurea     

1988.02   18.04.1988   Endangered species   2v sheet   1988.01
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea
550f     25     Purple Heron    Ardea purpurea     

1988.03   18.04.1988   Endangered species      1988.01
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea
550f     25     Purple Heron    Ardea purpurea     MS

1988.04   18.04.1988   Endangered species      
Long-tailed Ground Roller Uratelornis chimaera
1500f     86     Long-tailed Ground Roller    Uratelornis chimaera     MS

1988.05   29.09.1988   Scouts   6v set   
Madagascan Hoopoe Upupa marginata Nelicourvi Weaver Ploceus nelicourvi Crested Coua Coua cristata
80f     91     Madagascan Hoopoe    Upupa marginata     
and     71     Blue Coua    Coua caerulea     
270f     223     Nelicourvi Weaver    Ploceus nelicourvi     
and     223     Forest Fody    Foudia omissa     
550f     71     Crested Coua    Coua cristata     

1988.06   29.09.1988   Scouts      
Olive Bee-eater Merops superciliosus Greater Painted-snipe Rostratula benghalensis
1500f     90     Olive Bee-eater    Merops superciliosus     MS
5000f     58     Greater Painted-snipe    Rostratula benghalensis     MS

1991.01   10.12.1991   Birds      
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica Pied Harrier Circus melanoleucos Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus African Sacred Ibis Threskiornis aethiopicus African Swamphen Porphyrio madagascariensis European Roller Coracias garrulus Eurasian Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus
40f     183     Barn Swallow    Hirundo rustica     
55f     36     Pied Harrier    Circus melanoleucos     
60f     71     Common Cuckoo    Cuculus canorus     
140f     24     African Sacred Ibis    Threskiornis aethiopicus     
210f     44     African Swamphen    Porphyrio madagascariensis     
500f     85     European Roller    Coracias garrulus     
2000f     157     Eurasian Golden Oriole    Oriolus oriolus     

1991.02   10.12.1991   Birds      
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops
1500f     91     Eurasian Hoopoe    Upupa epops     imp

1993.01   24.02.1993   Parrots      
Hyacinth Macaw Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus Cockatiel Nymphicus hollandicus Budgerigar Melopsittacus undulatus Jandaya Parakeet Aratinga jandaya Budgerigar Melopsittacus undulatus Red-crowned Parakeet Cyanoramphus novaezelandiae Kea Nestor notabilis
50f     107     Hyacinth Macaw    Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus     
60f     106     Cockatiel    Nymphicus hollandicus     
140f     108     Budgerigar    Melopsittacus undulatus     
500f     107     Jandaya Parakeet    Aratinga jandaya     
675f     108     Budgerigar    Melopsittacus undulatus     
800f     108     Red-crowned Parakeet    Cyanoramphus novaezelandiae     
1750f     105     Kea    Nestor notabilis     

1993.02   24.02.1993   Parrots      
Military Macaw Ara militaris
2000f     107     Military Macaw    Ara militaris     imp

1993.03   27.05.1993   Butterflies and birds   16v sheet   

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Verreaux's Coua  Coua verreauxi Marsh Owl  Asio capensis Crested Coua  Coua cristata Helmet Vanga  Euryceros prevostii Giant Coua  Coua gigas Red Fody  Foudia madagascariensis Sickle-billed Vanga  Falculea palliata Madagascan Serpent Eagle  Eutriorchis astur
45f     71     Verreaux's Coua    Coua verreauxi     
45f     73     Marsh Owl    Asio capensis     
60f     71     Crested Coua    Coua cristata     
60f     144     Helmet Vanga    Euryceros prevostii     
140f     71     Giant Coua    Coua gigas     
140f     223     Red Fody    Foudia madagascariensis     
3000f     144     Sickle-billed Vanga    Falculea palliata     
3000f     36     Madagascan Serpent Eagle    Eutriorchis astur     

1993.04   28.09.1993   Overprint 75eme... on 1988.01      
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea
550f     25     Purple Heron    Ardea purpurea     

1993.05   28.09.1993   Overprint 75eme... on 1988.03      1993.04
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea
550f     25     Purple Heron    Ardea purpurea     MS

Location: Island east of Southern Africa
Status: No longer a stamp-issuing entity; name used on stamps from Madagascar
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