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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1965.01   09.09.1965   Birds      
Crested Partridge Rollulus rouloul Asian Fairy-bluebird Irena puella Black-naped Oriole Oriolus chinensis Rhinoceros Hornbill Buceros rhinoceros Zebra Dove Geopelia striata Great Argus Argusianus argus Blyth's Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone affinis Bornean Banded Pitta Hydrornis schwaneri
25c     10     Crested Partridge    Rollulus rouloul     
30c     208     Asian Fairy-bluebird    Irena puella     
50c     161     Black-naped Oriole    Oriolus chinensis     
75c     87     Rhinoceros Hornbill    Buceros rhinoceros     
1$     27     Zebra Dove    Geopelia striata     
2$     10     Great Argus    Argusianus argus     
5$     164     Blyth's Paradise Flycatcher    Terpsiphone affinis     
10$     114     Bornean Banded Pitta    Hydrornis schwaneri     

1967.01   02.12.1967   Stamp centenary, stamp on stamp      1965.01
Crested Partridge Rollulus rouloul Asian Fairy-bluebird Irena puella Black-naped Oriole Oriolus chinensis
25c     10     Crested Partridge    Rollulus rouloul     
30c     208     Asian Fairy-bluebird    Irena puella     
50c     161     Black-naped Oriole    Oriolus chinensis     

1983.01   26.10.1983   Hornbills of Malaysia      
Helmeted Hornbill Rhinoplax vigil Wrinkled Hornbill Rhabdotorrhinus corrugatus White-crowned Hornbill Berenicornis comatus Rhinoceros Hornbill Buceros rhinoceros
15c     87     Helmeted Hornbill    Rhinoplax vigil     
20c     87     Wrinkled Hornbill    Rhabdotorrhinus corrugatus     
50c     87     White-crowned Hornbill    Berenicornis comatus     
1$     87     Rhinoceros Hornbill    Buceros rhinoceros     

1986.01   11.03.1986   Protected wildlife of Malaysia   p 13   
Crested Fireback Lophura ignita Malayan Peacock-Pheasant Polyplectron malacense Bulwer's Pheasant Lophura bulweri Great Argus Argusianus argus
20c     10     Crested Fireback    Lophura ignita     
20c     10     Malayan Peacock-Pheasant    Polyplectron malacense     
40c     10     Bulwer's Pheasant    Lophura bulweri     
40c     10     Great Argus    Argusianus argus     

1986.02   11.03.1986   Protected wildlife of Malaysia   p 12   1986.01
20c     10     Crested Fireback    Lophura ignita     
20c     10     Malayan Peacock-Pheasant    Polyplectron malacense     
40c     10     Bulwer's Pheasant    Lophura bulweri     
40c     10     Great Argus    Argusianus argus     

1988.01   30.06.1988   Protected passerine birds      
Black-naped Monarch Hypothymis azurea Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker Dicaeum cruentatum Crimson Sunbird Aethopyga siparaja Black-and-red Broadbill Cymbirhynchus macrorhynchos
20c     164     Black-naped Monarch    Hypothymis azurea     
20c     224     Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker    Dicaeum cruentatum     
50c     225     Crimson Sunbird    Aethopyga siparaja     
50c     111     Black-and-red Broadbill    Cymbirhynchus macrorhynchos     

1989.01   28.12.1989   National park   2v set   
Crested Argus Rheinardia ocellata
1$     10     Crested Argus    Rheinardia ocellata     

1993.01   23.10.1993   Kingfishers      
White-throated Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis Blue-eared Kingfisher Alcedo meninting Rufous-collared Kingfisher Actenoides concretus Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher Ceyx erithaca
30c     90     White-throated Kingfisher    Halcyon smyrnensis     
30c     90     Blue-eared Kingfisher    Alcedo meninting     
50c     90     Rufous-collared Kingfisher    Actenoides concretus     
50c     90     Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher    Ceyx erithaca     

1995.01   30.10.1995   IATA 50th anniversary   4v set   
Rhinoceros Hornbill Buceros rhinoceros Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis
30c     87     Rhinoceros Hornbill    Buceros rhinoceros     
30c     3     Southern Brown Kiwi    Apteryx australis     

1996.01   18.05.1996   Birds of prey      
Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus Crested Serpent Eagle Spilornis cheela White-bellied Sea Eagle Haliaeetus leucogaster Changeable Hawk-Eagle Nisaetus cirrhatus
20c     78     Brahminy Kite    Haliastur indus     
30c     78     Crested Serpent Eagle    Spilornis cheela     
50c     78     White-bellied Sea Eagle    Haliaeetus leucogaster     
1$     78     Changeable Hawk-Eagle    Nisaetus cirrhatus     

1996.02   18.05.1996   Birds of prey      
Blyth's Hawk-Eagle Nisaetus alboniger
2$     78     Blyth's Hawk-Eagle    Nisaetus alboniger     MS

1996.03   02.12.1996   Stamp week   6v sheet   
Rhinoceros Hornbill Buceros rhinoceros
1$     87     Rhinoceros Hornbill    Buceros rhinoceros     

1997.01   04.01.1997   Malaysian highland birds      
Pygmy Flycatcher Muscicapella hodgsoni Silver-eared Mesia Leiothrix argentauris Grey-sided Flowerpecker Dicaeum celebicum Temminck's Sunbird Aethopyga temminckii
20c     221     Pygmy Flycatcher    Muscicapella hodgsoni     
30c     203     Silver-eared Mesia    Leiothrix argentauris     
50c     224     Grey-sided Flowerpecker    Dicaeum celebicum     
1$     225     Temminck's Sunbird    Aethopyga temminckii     

1997.02   12.02.1997   Hong Kong '97   6v sheet   1996.03
Rhinoceros Hornbill Buceros rhinoceros
1$     87     Rhinoceros Hornbill    Buceros rhinoceros     

1997.03   09.09.1997   Malpex '97, stamp on stamp   4v sheet   1996.03, 1997.01
Pygmy Flycatcher Muscicapella hodgsoni Rhinoceros Hornbill Buceros rhinoceros
30c     221     Pygmy Flycatcher    Muscicapella hodgsoni     
and     203     Silver-eared Mesia    Leiothrix argentauris     
and     224     Grey-sided Flowerpecker    Dicaeum celebicum     
and     225     Temminck's Sunbird    Aethopyga temminckii     
50c     87     Rhinoceros Hornbill    Buceros rhinoceros     

1997.04   01.12.1997   Stamp week   5v sheet   
Crested Partridge Rollulus rouloul
2$     10     Crested Partridge    Rollulus rouloul     

1997.05   15.12.1997   Indepex '97   4v sheet   1997.03
30c     221     Pygmy Flycatcher    Muscicapella hodgsoni     
and     203     Silver-eared Mesia    Leiothrix argentauris     
and     224     Grey-sided Flowerpecker    Dicaeum celebicum     
and     225     Temminck's Sunbird    Aethopyga temminckii     
50c     87     Rhinoceros Hornbill    Buceros rhinoceros     

1999.01   31.12.1999   Millennium   10v sheet   
Great Hornbill Buceros bicornis
30c     87     Great Hornbill    Buceros bicornis     

2000.01   22.07.2000   Birds of Malaysia      
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant Polyplectron inopinatum Crested Argus Rheinardia ocellata Great Argus Argusianus argus Crestless Fireback Lophura erythrophthalma
20c     10     Mountain Peacock-Pheasant    Polyplectron inopinatum     
30c     10     Crested Argus    Rheinardia ocellata     
50c     10     Great Argus    Argusianus argus     
1r     10     Crestless Fireback    Lophura erythrophthalma     

2000.02   22.07.2000   Birds of Malaysia      
Crested Argus Rheinardia ocellata
2r     10     Crested Argus    Rheinardia ocellata     MS

2000.03   07.08.2000   IUFRO world congress   5v sheet   
Eurasian Jay Garrulus glandarius
50s     165     Eurasian Jay    Garrulus glandarius     

2001.01   22.01.2001   Quail and Partridges      
King Quail Excalfactoria chinensis Malaysian Partridge Arborophila campbelli Barred Buttonquail Turnix suscitator
30s     10     King Quail    Excalfactoria chinensis     
50s     10     Malaysian Partridge    Arborophila campbelli     
1r     36     Barred Buttonquail    Turnix suscitator     

2001.02   22.01.2001   Quail and Partridges   Sheet   
Chestnut-necklaced Partridge Arborophila charltonii Crimson-headed Partridge Haematortyx sanguiniceps
2r     10     Chestnut-necklaced Partridge    Arborophila charltonii     
2r     10     Crimson-headed Partridge    Haematortyx sanguiniceps     

2002.01   27.06.2002   Birds      
Black-naped Oriole Oriolus chinensis White-bellied Woodpecker Dryocopus javensis Asian Fairy-bluebird Irena puella Red-throated Sunbird Anthreptes rhodolaemus
30s     161     Black-naped Oriole    Oriolus chinensis     
30s     102     White-bellied Woodpecker    Dryocopus javensis     
1r     208     Asian Fairy-bluebird    Irena puella     
1r     225     Red-throated Sunbird    Anthreptes rhodolaemus     

2002.02   27.06.2002   Birds      
Orange-bellied Flowerpecker Dicaeum trigonostigma
5r     224     Orange-bellied Flowerpecker    Dicaeum trigonostigma     MS

2002.03   17.12.2002   The tame and the wild   4v set   
Buffy Fish Owl Ketupa ketupu Sulphur-crested Cockatoo Cacatua galerita
1r     80     Buffy Fish Owl    Ketupa ketupu     
1r     106     Sulphur-crested Cockatoo    Cacatua galerita     

2004.01   09.02.2004   COP7 & MOP1   3v set   
Mew Gull Larus canus
30s     52     Mew Gull    Larus canus     
and     87     Rhinoceros Hornbill    Buceros rhinoceros     

2004.02   04.10.2004   Matang   4v set   
Milky Stork Mycteria cinerea
1r     64     Milky Stork    Mycteria cinerea     
and     78     Brahminy Kite    Haliastur indus     

2005.01   03.02.2005   Migratory birds      
Crested Honey Buzzard Pernis ptilorhynchus Purple Heron Ardea purpurea Lesser Crested Tern Thalasseus bengalensis
30s     78     Crested Honey Buzzard    Pernis ptilorhynchus     
50s     70     Purple Heron    Ardea purpurea     
1r     52     Lesser Crested Tern    Thalasseus bengalensis     

2005.02   03.02.2005   Migratory birds      
Dunlin Calidris alpina
2r     49     Dunlin    Calidris alpina     MS

2005.03   21.04.2005   PACIFIC EXPLORER 2005      2005.02
Dunlin Calidris alpina
2r     49     Dunlin    Calidris alpina     MS

2005.04   14.05.2005   Birds of Malaysia      
Spotted Dove Spilopelia chinensis Ochraceous Bulbul Alophoixus ochraceus Long-tailed Parakeet Psittacula longicauda White-rumped Shama Copsychus malabaricus Olive-backed Sunbird Cinnyris jugularis Common Emerald Dove Chalcophaps indica Malayan Banded Pitta Hydrornis irena Green Imperial Pigeon Ducula aenea
20s     27     Spotted Dove    Spilopelia chinensis     
30s     186     Ochraceous Bulbul    Alophoixus ochraceus     
40s     108     Long-tailed Parakeet    Psittacula longicauda     
50s     221     White-rumped Shama    Copsychus malabaricus     
75s     225     Olive-backed Sunbird    Cinnyris jugularis     
1r     27     Common Emerald Dove    Chalcophaps indica     
2r     114     Malayan Banded Pitta    Hydrornis irena     
5r     27     Green Imperial Pigeon    Ducula aenea     

2006.01   26.01.2006   Ducks      
Eurasian Teal Anas crecca White-winged Duck Asarcornis scutulata Northern Pintail Anas acuta Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata
30s     13     Eurasian Teal    Anas crecca     
30s     13     White-winged Duck    Asarcornis scutulata     
50s     13     Northern Pintail    Anas acuta     
50s     13     Northern Shoveler    Spatula clypeata     

2006.02   26.01.2006   Ducks      
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo
2r     67     Great Cormorant    Phalacrocorax carbo     MS

2007.01   19.03.2007   Visit Malaysia   4v set   
Rhinoceros Hornbill Buceros rhinoceros
30s     87     Rhinoceros Hornbill    Buceros rhinoceros     

2009.01   21.01.2009   Unique birds of Malaysia      
Malayan Peacock-Pheasant Polyplectron malacense Malayan Whistling Thrush Myophonus robinsoni Milky Stork Mycteria cinerea
30s     10     Malayan Peacock-Pheasant    Polyplectron malacense     
50s     221     Malayan Whistling Thrush    Myophonus robinsoni     
50s     64     Milky Stork    Mycteria cinerea     

2009.02   21.01.2009   Unique birds of Malaysia      
Plain-pouched Hornbill Rhyticeros subruficollis
5r     87     Plain-pouched Hornbill    Rhyticeros subruficollis     MS

2009.03   09.04.2009   World heritage   4v set   
Grey-chinned Minivet Pericrocotus solaris
50s     152     Grey-chinned Minivet    Pericrocotus solaris     

2009.04   10.04.2009   China 2009      2009.02
Plain-pouched Hornbill Rhyticeros subruficollis
5r     87     Plain-pouched Hornbill    Rhyticeros subruficollis     MS

2011.01   08.08.2011   Joint issue with Indonesia   4v strip   
90s     10     Red Junglefowl    Gallus gallus     

2011.02   08.08.2011   Joint issue with Indonesia   8v sheet   2011.01

Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus Green Junglefowl Gallus varius
90s     10     Red Junglefowl    Gallus gallus     
90s     10     Green Junglefowl    Gallus varius     

2012.01   06.03.2012   Antarctic research   3v set   
Emperor Penguin Aptenodytes forsteri
90s     59     Emperor Penguin    Aptenodytes forsteri     

2012.02   21.06.2012   Traditional livelihood   4v set   
Java Sparrow Lonchura oryzivora
80s     228     Java Sparrow    Lonchura oryzivora     

2013.01   13.01.2013   Woodpeckers      
Banded Woodpecker Chrysophlegma miniaceum Common Flameback Dinopium javanense Lesser Yellownape Picus chlorolophus
60s     102     Banded Woodpecker    Chrysophlegma miniaceum     
80s     102     Common Flameback    Dinopium javanense     
1r     102     Lesser Yellownape    Picus chlorolophus     

2013.02   13.01.2013   Woodpeckers      
White-bellied Woodpecker Dryocopus javensis
5r     102     White-bellied Woodpecker    Dryocopus javensis     MS

2013.03   11.05.2013   Wonders of Malaysian forests   5v sheet, sa   
Malayan Peacock-Pheasant Polyplectron malacense
1r     10     Malayan Peacock-Pheasant    Polyplectron malacense     

2013.04   11.05.2013   Wonders of Malaysian forests   5v sheet, sa   
Gould's Frogmouth Batrachostomus stellatus Helmeted Hornbill Rhinoplax vigil
1r     14     Gould's Frogmouth    Batrachostomus stellatus     
1r     87     Helmeted Hornbill    Rhinoplax vigil     

2015.01   16.02.2015   Farm animals   3v set   
Swan Goose Anser cygnoides Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus
60s     13     Swan Goose    Anser cygnoides     
1.20r     10     Red Junglefowl    Gallus gallus     

2015.02   25.06.2015   Herons      
Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax Striated Heron Butorides striata Grey Heron Ardea cinerea
60s     70     Black-crowned Night Heron    Nycticorax nycticorax     
70s     70     Striated Heron    Butorides striata     
80s     70     Grey Heron    Ardea cinerea     

2015.03   25.06.2015   Herons      
Cinnamon Bittern Ixobrychus cinnamomeus
5r     70     Cinnamon Bittern    Ixobrychus cinnamomeus     MS

2016.01   26.05.2016   River transportation in Sarawak      
Blue-eared Kingfisher Alcedo meninting
3r     90     Blue-eared Kingfisher    Alcedo meninting     MS

2016.02   27.07.2016   Tourism   2v sheet   
Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus
2r     78     Brahminy Kite    Haliastur indus     

2016.03   23.08.2016   Flora & fauna   7v sheet, sa   
Malayan Peacock-Pheasant Polyplectron malacense
60s     10     Malayan Peacock-Pheasant    Polyplectron malacense     

2018.01   27.02.2018   Rivers in Malaysia      
Rhinoceros Hornbill Buceros rhinoceros
8r     87     Rhinoceros Hornbill    Buceros rhinoceros     MS

2018.02   05.06.2018   Sabah   2v set   
Bornean Bristlehead Pityriasis gymnocephala
80s     148     Bornean Bristlehead    Pityriasis gymnocephala     

2018.03   14.08.2018   Blowpipe   3v set   
Rhinoceros Hornbill Buceros rhinoceros
60s     87     Rhinoceros Hornbill    Buceros rhinoceros     

2018.04   14.08.2018   Blowpipe      
Rhinoceros Hornbill Buceros rhinoceros
3r     87     Rhinoceros Hornbill    Buceros rhinoceros     MS

2019.01   22.08.2019   Caves in Malaysia   3v set   
Black-nest Swiftlet Aerodramus maximus
60s     20     Black-nest Swiftlet    Aerodramus maximus     

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Location: Southeastern Asia, peninsula and northern one-third of the island of Borneo
Population: 25.2 million
Climate: tropical; annual southwest and northeast monsoons
Terrain: coastal plains rising to hills and mountains

Birds: 781 species. 10 endemic species.

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06.02.2020