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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     69     Madagascan Blue Pigeon    Alectroenas madagascariensis     
2f     72     Blue Coua    Coua caerulea     
3f     225     Red Fody    Foudia madagascariensis     
6f     88     Madagascan Pygmy Kingfisher    Corythornis madagascariensis     
40f     146     Helmet Vanga    Euryceros prevostii     
100f     87     Pitta-like Ground Roller    Atelornis pittoides     
200f     25     Madagascan Ibis    Lophotibis cristata     

1975.01   16.09.1975   Expo75 Okinawa   5v set   
Okinawa Woodpecker Dendrocopos noguchii
25f     104     Okinawa Woodpecker    Dendrocopos noguchii     

1975.02   16.09.1975   Expo75 Okinawa      
Lidth's Jay Garrulus lidthi
300f     163     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     146     Hook-billed Vanga    Vanga curvirostris     
30f     85     Cuckoo Roller    Leptosomus discolor     
200f     37     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     146     Rufous Vanga    Schetba rufa     
60f     146     Red-tailed Vanga    Calicalicus madagascariensis     
60f     146     Sickle-billed Vanga    Falculea palliata     
60f     72     Crested Coua    Coua cristata     
60f     72     Giant Coua    Coua gigas     

1986.02   23.12.1986   Birds      
Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
450f     26     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     25     Madagascan Ibis    Lophotibis cristata     
60f     109     Lesser Vasa Parrot    Coracopsis nigra     

1987.02   13.03.1987   Endangered animals      
Malagasy Coucal Centropus toulou
450f     72     Malagasy Coucal    Centropus toulou     MS

1987.03   24.09.1987   Discovery of America   6v set   
400f     108     Red-and-green Macaw    Ara chloropterus     

1988.01   18.04.1988   Endangered species   2v set   
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea
550f     26     Purple Heron    Ardea purpurea     

1988.02   18.04.1988   Endangered species   2v sheet   1988.01
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea
550f     26     Purple Heron    Ardea purpurea     

1988.03   18.04.1988   Endangered species      
Long-tailed Ground Roller Uratelornis chimaera
1500f     87     Long-tailed Ground Roller    Uratelornis chimaera     MS

1988.04   29.09.1988   Scouts   6v set   
Madagascan Hoopoe Upupa marginata Nelicourvi Weaver Ploceus nelicourvi Crested Coua Coua cristata
80f     92     Madagascan Hoopoe    Upupa marginata     
and     72     Blue Coua    Coua caerulea     
270f     225     Nelicourvi Weaver    Ploceus nelicourvi     
and     225     Forest Fody    Foudia omissa     
550f     72     Crested Coua    Coua cristata     

1988.05   29.09.1988   Scouts      
Olive Bee-eater Merops superciliosus Greater Painted-snipe Rostratula benghalensis
1500f     91     Olive Bee-eater    Merops superciliosus     MS
5000f     59     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     185     Barn Swallow    Hirundo rustica     
55f     37     Pied Harrier    Circus melanoleucos     
60f     72     Common Cuckoo    Cuculus canorus     
140f     25     African Sacred Ibis    Threskiornis aethiopicus     
210f     45     African Swamphen    Porphyrio madagascariensis     
500f     86     European Roller    Coracias garrulus     
2000f     159     Eurasian Golden Oriole    Oriolus oriolus     

1991.02   10.12.1991   Birds      
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops
1500f     92     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     108     Hyacinth Macaw    Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus     
60f     107     Cockatiel    Nymphicus hollandicus     
140f     109     Budgerigar    Melopsittacus undulatus     
500f     108     Jandaya Parakeet    Aratinga jandaya     
675f     109     Budgerigar    Melopsittacus undulatus     
800f     109     Red-crowned Parakeet    Cyanoramphus novaezelandiae     
1750f     106     Kea    Nestor notabilis     

1993.02   24.02.1993   Parrots      
Military Macaw Ara militaris
2000f     108     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     72     Verreaux's Coua    Coua verreauxi     
45f     74     Marsh Owl    Asio capensis     
60f     72     Crested Coua    Coua cristata     
60f     146     Helmet Vanga    Euryceros prevostii     
140f     72     Giant Coua    Coua gigas     
140f     225     Red Fody    Foudia madagascariensis     
3000f     146     Sickle-billed Vanga    Falculea palliata     
3000f     37     Madagascan Serpent Eagle    Eutriorchis astur     

1993.04   28.09.1993   Overprint 75eme... on 1988.01      
550f     26     Purple Heron    Ardea purpurea     

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