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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1994.01   03.06.1993   Birds of Etosha - Storks      
Yellow-billed Stork Mycteria ibis Abdim's Stork Ciconia abdimii African Openbill Anastomus lamelligerus White Stork Ciconia ciconia
35c     24     Yellow-billed Stork    Mycteria ibis     
40c     24     Abdim's Stork    Ciconia abdimii     
80c     24     African Openbill    Anastomus lamelligerus     
1.10$     24     White Stork    Ciconia ciconia     

1995.01   24.05.1995   Namibian fossils   4v set   
Ward's Diamond Bird Diamantornis wardi
80c     0     Ward's Diamond Bird    Diamantornis wardi     

1995.02   24.05.1995   Namibian fossils   Stamp without white frame   1995.01
Ward's Diamond Bird Diamantornis wardi
80c     0     Ward's Diamond Bird    Diamantornis wardi     MS

1997.01   06.05.1997   Waxbills   Booklet   
Cinderella Waxbill Estrilda thomensis Black-faced Waxbill Estrilda erythronotos
50c     226     Cinderella Waxbill    Estrilda thomensis     
60c     226     Black-faced Waxbill    Estrilda erythronotos     

1997.02   06.05.1997   Greetings stamp      
Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris
1.20$     12     Helmeted Guineafowl    Numida meleagris     

1997.03   15.05.1997   WWF      
African Penguin Spheniscus demersus African Penguin Spheniscus demersus African Penguin Spheniscus demersus African Penguin Spheniscus demersus
stand.     16     African Penguin    Spheniscus demersus     
1$     16     African Penguin    Spheniscus demersus     
1.10$     16     African Penguin    Spheniscus demersus     
1.50$     16     African Penguin    Spheniscus demersus     

1997.04   15.05.1997   Jackass Penguin   Sheet, without WWF logo   1997.03

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African Penguin  Spheniscus demersus African Penguin  Spheniscus demersus African Penguin  Spheniscus demersus African Penguin  Spheniscus demersus
stand.     16     African Penguin    Spheniscus demersus     
1$     16     African Penguin    Spheniscus demersus     
1.10$     16     African Penguin    Spheniscus demersus     
1.50$     16     African Penguin    Spheniscus demersus     

1997.05   27.06.1997   Greetings stamp   5v booklet   
Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris
1$     12     Helmeted Guineafowl    Numida meleagris     

1997.06   03.11.1997   Christmas      
Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris
stand.     12     Helmeted Guineafowl    Numida meleagris     
1$     12     Helmeted Guineafowl    Numida meleagris     
1.10$     12     Helmeted Guineafowl    Numida meleagris     
1.50$     12     Helmeted Guineafowl    Numida meleagris     

1997.07   03.11.1997   Christmas      
Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris
5$     12     Helmeted Guineafowl    Numida meleagris     MS

1997.08   03.11.1997   Flora and fauna   18v set   
Rosy-faced Lovebird Agapornis roseicollis Blue-cheeked Bee-eater Merops persicus Laughing Dove Spilopelia senegalensis Lappet-faced Vulture Torgos tracheliotos Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill Tockus leucomelas Lilac-breasted Roller Coracias caudatus
stand.     108     Rosy-faced Lovebird    Agapornis roseicollis     
40c     91     Blue-cheeked Bee-eater    Merops persicus     
50c     69     Laughing Dove    Spilopelia senegalensis     
60c     37     Lappet-faced Vulture    Torgos tracheliotos     
90c     94     Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill    Tockus leucomelas     
1$     86     Lilac-breasted Roller    Coracias caudatus     

1997.09   03.11.1997   Flora and fauna   Booklet   1997.08
Rosy-faced Lovebird Agapornis roseicollis
stand.     108     Rosy-faced Lovebird    Agapornis roseicollis     

1997.10   03.11.1997   Flora and fauna   sa   1997.08
Rosy-faced Lovebird Agapornis roseicollis Lilac-breasted Roller Coracias caudatus
stand.     108     Rosy-faced Lovebird    Agapornis roseicollis     
1$     86     Lilac-breasted Roller    Coracias caudatus     

1998.01   13.01.1998   Flora and fauna   18v booklet   1997.08
Rosy-faced Lovebird Agapornis roseicollis Blue-cheeked Bee-eater Merops persicus Laughing Dove Spilopelia senegalensis Lappet-faced Vulture Torgos tracheliotos Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill Tockus leucomelas Lilac-breasted Roller Coracias caudatus
stand.     108     Rosy-faced Lovebird    Agapornis roseicollis     
40c     91     Blue-cheeked Bee-eater    Merops persicus     
50c     69     Laughing Dove    Spilopelia senegalensis     
60c     37     Lappet-faced Vulture    Torgos tracheliotos     
90c     94     Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill    Tockus leucomelas     
1$     86     Lilac-breasted Roller    Coracias caudatus     

1998.02   01.04.1998   Owls of Namibia   5v booklet   
Northern White-faced Owl Ptilopsis leucotis Western Barn Owl Tyto alba Spotted Eagle-Owl Bubo africanus African Barred Owlet Glaucidium capense
1.50$     74     Northern White-faced Owl    Ptilopsis leucotis     
1.90$     73     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     
1.90$     74     Spotted Eagle-Owl    Bubo africanus     
1.50$     74     African Barred Owlet    Glaucidium capense     

1998.03   26.09.1998   Caprivi   10v sheet   

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Southern Carmine Bee-eater  Merops nubicoides African Jacana  Actophilornis africanus African Fish Eagle  Haliaeetus vocifer Woodland Kingfisher  Halcyon senegalensis
60c     91     Southern Carmine Bee-eater    Merops nubicoides     
60c     60     African Jacana    Actophilornis africanus     
60c     37     African Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus vocifer     
60c     88     Woodland Kingfisher    Halcyon senegalensis     

1999.01   18.05.1999   Falcons of Namibia      
Greater Kestrel Falco rupicoloides Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus Red-necked Falcon Falco chicquera Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus
60c     105     Greater Kestrel    Falco rupicoloides     
1.60$     105     Common Kestrel    Falco tinnunculus     
1.80$     105     Red-necked Falcon    Falco chicquera     
2.65$     105     Lanner Falcon    Falco biarmicus     

1999.02   28.06.1999   Wetlands of Namibia: Oshana, Etosha pan, Popa rapids, Sandwich harbour      
Wattled Crane Grus carunculata Burchell's Sandgrouse Pterocles burchelli Rock Pratincole Glareola nuchalis Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus
1.60$     47     Wattled Crane    Grus carunculata     
1.80$     68     Burchell's Sandgrouse    Pterocles burchelli     
1.90$     64     Rock Pratincole    Glareola nuchalis     
2.65$     29     Great White Pelican    Pelecanus onocrotalus     

1999.03   30.09.1999   Stamp world cup winning design      1998.02
Western Barn Owl Tyto alba
11$     73     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     MS

1999.04   31.12.1999   Sunset over Namibia      
 Not identified
2.20$              Not identified     

2000.01   18.02.2000   Ducks of Namibia      
South African Shelduck Tadorna cana White-faced Whistling Duck Dendrocygna viduata Knob-billed Duck Sarkidiornis melanotos Cape Shoveler Anas smithii
2$     9     South African Shelduck    Tadorna cana     
2.40$     9     White-faced Whistling Duck    Dendrocygna viduata     
3$     9     Knob-billed Duck    Sarkidiornis melanotos     
7$     9     Cape Shoveler    Anas smithii     

2000.02   22.05.2000   Namib desert   6v sheet   
Dune Lark Calendulauda erythrochlamys
2$     183     Dune Lark    Calendulauda erythrochlamys     

2001.01   05.09.2001   Central highlands of Namibia   10v sheet   
Rüppell's Parrot Poicephalus rueppellii Rockrunner Achaetops pycnopygius
stand.     108     Rüppell's Parrot    Poicephalus rueppellii     
stand.     187     Rockrunner    Achaetops pycnopygius     

2002.01   15.05.2002   Birds of Namibia      
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops African Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone viridis Swallow-tailed Bee-eater Merops hirundineus Malachite Kingfisher Corythornis cristatus
stand.     92     Eurasian Hoopoe    Upupa epops     
2.20$     162     African Paradise Flycatcher    Terpsiphone viridis     
2.60$     91     Swallow-tailed Bee-eater    Merops hirundineus     
2.80$     88     Malachite Kingfisher    Corythornis cristatus     

2002.02   01.07.2002   Rivers   5v set   
Greater Kestrel Falco rupicoloides Crowned Lapwing Vanellus coronatus Namaqua Sandgrouse Pterocles namaqua
2.20$     105     Greater Kestrel    Falco rupicoloides     
2.80$     57     Crowned Lapwing    Vanellus coronatus     
3.50$     68     Namaqua Sandgrouse    Pterocles namaqua     
and     26     Grey Heron    Ardea cinerea     
and     9     Spur-winged Goose    Plectropterus gambensis     
and     88     Pied Kingfisher    Ceryle rudis     
and     63     Marsh Sandpiper    Tringa stagnatilis     

2003.01   06.06.2003   Cuvelai drainage, Omadhiya lakes   3v set   
Abdim's Stork Ciconia abdimii Grey Crowned Crane Balearica regulorum
nonst.     24     Abdim's Stork    Ciconia abdimii     
2.85$     47     Grey Crowned Crane    Balearica regulorum     
and     22     Lesser Flamingo    Phoeniconaias minor     
and     9     Egyptian Goose    Alopochen aegyptiaca     

2004.01   11.10.2004   SAPOA   Sheet   

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African Fish Eagle  Haliaeetus vocifer African Fish Eagle  Haliaeetus vocifer Peregrine Falcon  Falco peregrinus Western Cattle Egret  Bubulcus ibis Purple-crested Turaco  Tauraco porphyreolophus Blue Crane  Grus paradisea Bar-tailed Trogon  Apaloderma vittatum African Fish Eagle  Haliaeetus vocifer
3.40$     37     African Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus vocifer     
3.40$     37     African Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus vocifer     
3.40$     105     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     
3.40$     26     Western Cattle Egret    Bubulcus ibis     
3.40$     71     Purple-crested Turaco    Tauraco porphyreolophus     
3.40$     47     Blue Crane    Grus paradisea     
3.40$     84     Bar-tailed Trogon    Apaloderma vittatum     
3.40$     37     African Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus vocifer     

2005.01   14.04.2005   Sunbirds of Namibia      
White-bellied Sunbird Cinnyris talatala Scarlet-chested Sunbird Chalcomitra senegalensis Marico Sunbird Cinnyris mariquensis Dusky Sunbird Cinnyris fuscus
nonst.     223     White-bellied Sunbird    Cinnyris talatala     
reg.     223     Scarlet-chested Sunbird    Chalcomitra senegalensis     
2.90$     223     Marico Sunbird    Cinnyris mariquensis     
3.40$     223     Dusky Sunbird    Cinnyris fuscus     

2005.02   14.04.2005   Sunbirds of Namibia      
Amethyst Sunbird Chalcomitra amethystina
10$     223     Amethyst Sunbird    Chalcomitra amethystina     MS

2005.03   07.06.2005   Surcharge on 1997.08      
Laughing Dove Spilopelia senegalensis Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill Tockus leucomelas Lilac-breasted Roller Coracias caudatus Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill Tockus leucomelas Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill Tockus leucomelas
stand.     69     Laughing Dove    Spilopelia senegalensis     
stand.     94     Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill    Tockus leucomelas     
stand.     86     Lilac-breasted Roller    Coracias caudatus     
nonst.     91     Blue-cheeked Bee-eater    Merops persicus     Out?
2.90$     94     Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill    Tockus leucomelas     
5.20$     94     Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill    Tockus leucomelas     

2006.01   28.02.2006   Gulls of Namibia      
Grey-headed Gull Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus Kelp Gull Larus dominicanus Hartlaub's Gull Chroicocephalus hartlaubii Sabine's Gull Xema sabini
reg.     65     Grey-headed Gull    Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus     
3.10$     65     Kelp Gull    Larus dominicanus     
4$     65     Hartlaub's Gull    Chroicocephalus hartlaubii     
5.50$     65     Sabine's Gull    Xema sabini     

2006.02   20.06.2006   Surcharge on 1997.08      
postc.     86     Lilac-breasted Roller    Coracias caudatus     

2006.03   24.07.2006   Rivers of Namibia      
Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus Verreaux's Eagle Aquila verreauxii Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus
3.10$     29     Great White Pelican    Pelecanus onocrotalus     
5.50$     37     Verreaux's Eagle    Aquila verreauxii     
reg.     36     Western Osprey    Pandion haliaetus     
and     26     Goliath Heron    Ardea goliath     

2007.01   15.02.2007   Biodiversity of Namibia   12v set   
African Hawk-Eagle Aquila spilogaster African Fish Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer White-fronted Plover Charadrius marginatus Pale Chanting Goshawk Melierax canorus Black-browed Albatross Thalassarche melanophris Mountain Wheatear Myrmecocichla monticola Long-crested Eagle Lophaetus occipitalis
nonst.     37     African Hawk-Eagle    Aquila spilogaster     
and     14     Hartlaub's Spurfowl    Pternistis hartlaubi     
5c     37     African Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus vocifer     
30c     57     White-fronted Plover    Charadrius marginatus     
40c     37     Pale Chanting Goshawk    Melierax canorus     
60c     17     Black-browed Albatross    Thalassarche melanophris     
6$     219     Mountain Wheatear    Myrmecocichla monticola     
50$     37     Long-crested Eagle    Lophaetus occipitalis     

2007.02   22.03.2007   Centenary of Etosha   3v set   
Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus
stand.     37     Bateleur    Terathopius ecaudatus     

2007.03   22.03.2007   Centenary of Etosha   10v sheet   
Gabar Goshawk Micronisus gabar Red-billed Quelea Quelea quelea
postc.     37     Gabar Goshawk    Micronisus gabar     
postc.     225     Red-billed Quelea    Quelea quelea     

2007.04   09.10.2007   SAPOA   5v sheet   
Yellow-billed Oxpecker Buphagus africanus
stand.     217     Yellow-billed Oxpecker    Buphagus africanus     

2008.01   28.02.2008   Weaver birds of Namibia      
White-browed Sparrow-Weaver Plocepasser mahali Southern Masked Weaver Ploceus velatus Thick-billed Weaver Amblyospiza albifrons Red-headed Weaver Anaplectes rubriceps Sociable Weaver Philetairus socius
postc.     224     White-browed Sparrow-Weaver    Plocepasser mahali     
stand.     225     Southern Masked Weaver    Ploceus velatus     
reg.     225     Thick-billed Weaver    Amblyospiza albifrons     
3.70$     225     Red-headed Weaver    Anaplectes rubriceps     
4.20$     224     Sociable Weaver    Philetairus socius     

2008.02   15.11.2008   Biodiversity of Namibia, yellow paper   12v set   2007.01
African Hawk-Eagle Aquila spilogaster African Fish Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer White-fronted Plover Charadrius marginatus Pale Chanting Goshawk Melierax canorus Black-browed Albatross Thalassarche melanophris Mountain Wheatear Myrmecocichla monticola Long-crested Eagle Lophaetus occipitalis
nonst.     37     African Hawk-Eagle    Aquila spilogaster     
and     14     Hartlaub's Spurfowl    Pternistis hartlaubi     
5c     37     African Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus vocifer     
30c     57     White-fronted Plover    Charadrius marginatus     
40c     37     Pale Chanting Goshawk    Melierax canorus     
60c     17     Black-browed Albatross    Thalassarche melanophris     
6$     219     Mountain Wheatear    Myrmecocichla monticola     
50$     37     Long-crested Eagle    Lophaetus occipitalis     

2009.01   02.02.2009   Eagles of Namibia      
Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus Tawny Eagle Aquila rapax Martial Eagle Polemaetus bellicosus Verreaux's Eagle Aquila verreauxii
postc.     37     Bateleur    Terathopius ecaudatus     
reg.     37     Tawny Eagle    Aquila rapax     
4.10$     37     Martial Eagle    Polemaetus bellicosus     
and     12     Helmeted Guineafowl    Numida meleagris     
4.60$     37     Verreaux's Eagle    Aquila verreauxii     

2009.02   10.04.2009   Brandberg   10v sheet   
Augur Buzzard Buteo augur Bokmakierie Telophorus zeylonus
postc.     37     Augur Buzzard    Buteo augur     
postc.     144     Bokmakierie    Telophorus zeylonus     

2010.01   08.02.2010   Endangered species   10v sheet   
Wattled Crane Grus carunculata Cape Vulture Gyps coprotheres
postc.     47     Wattled Crane    Grus carunculata     
postc.     37     Cape Vulture    Gyps coprotheres     

2010.02   16.04.2010   Bustards   Sheet   
Northern Black Korhaan Afrotis afraoides Red-crested Korhaan Lophotis ruficrista Black-bellied Bustard Lissotis melanogaster Rüppell's Korhaan Eupodotis rueppelii Ludwig's Bustard Neotis ludwigii Kori Bustard Ardeotis kori
postc.     38     Northern Black Korhaan    Afrotis afraoides     
postc.     38     Red-crested Korhaan    Lophotis ruficrista     
postc.     38     Black-bellied Bustard    Lissotis melanogaster     
postc.     38     Rüppell's Korhaan    Eupodotis rueppelii     
postc.     38     Ludwig's Bustard    Neotis ludwigii     
postc.     38     Kori Bustard    Ardeotis kori     

2010.03   Centenary of Etosha, new paper and gum types      2007.02
Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus
stand.     37     Bateleur    Terathopius ecaudatus     

2011.01   16.05.2011   Endangered marine fauna   8v sheet   

Cape Gannet Morus capensis Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross Thalassarche chlororhynchos African Penguin Spheniscus demersus Bank Cormorant Phalacrocorax neglectus
4.60$     31     Cape Gannet    Morus capensis     
4.60$     17     Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross    Thalassarche chlororhynchos     
4.60$     16     African Penguin    Spheniscus demersus     
4.60$     32     Bank Cormorant    Phalacrocorax neglectus     

2011.02   08.06.2011   Personalise      
Verreaux's Eagle Aquila verreauxii
postc.     37     Verreaux's Eagle    Aquila verreauxii     

2011.03   18.07.2011   Grebes of Namibia      
Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis
stand.     21     Little Grebe    Tachybaptus ruficollis     
stand.     21     Great Crested Grebe    Podiceps cristatus     
inl.reg.     21     Black-necked Grebe    Podiceps nigricollis     

2012.01   15.02.2012   Definitives      
Carp's Tit Melaniparus carpi Hartlaub's Spurfowl Pternistis hartlaubi Herero Chat Namibornis herero Rüppell's Parrot Poicephalus rueppellii Rüppell's Korhaan Eupodotis rueppelii Rockrunner Achaetops pycnopygius Damara Tern Sternula balaenarum Bare-cheeked Babbler Turdoides gymnogenys White-tailed Shrike Lanioturdus torquatus Dune Lark Calendulauda erythrochlamys Damara Red-billed Hornbill Tockus damarensis Violet Wood Hoopoe Phoeniculus damarensis
5c     179     Carp's Tit    Melaniparus carpi     
10c     14     Hartlaub's Spurfowl    Pternistis hartlaubi     
20c     219     Herero Chat    Namibornis herero     
30c     108     Rüppell's Parrot    Poicephalus rueppellii     
50c     38     Rüppell's Korhaan    Eupodotis rueppelii     
5$     187     Rockrunner    Achaetops pycnopygius     
20$     65     Damara Tern    Sternula balaenarum     
100$     201     Bare-cheeked Babbler    Turdoides gymnogenys     
stand.     141     White-tailed Shrike    Lanioturdus torquatus     
postc.     183     Dune Lark    Calendulauda erythrochlamys     
nonst.     94     Damara Red-billed Hornbill    Tockus damarensis     
reg.     93     Violet Wood Hoopoe    Phoeniculus damarensis     

2013.01   01.03.2013   Definitives      
Benguela Long-billed Lark Certhilauda benguelensis Barlow's Lark Calendulauda barlowi Rosy-faced Lovebird Agapornis roseicollis Gray's Lark Ammomanopsis grayi Monteiro's Hornbill Tockus monteiri
90c     183     Benguela Long-billed Lark    Certhilauda benguelensis     
1$     183     Barlow's Lark    Calendulauda barlowi     
3$     108     Rosy-faced Lovebird    Agapornis roseicollis     
10$     183     Gray's Lark    Ammomanopsis grayi     
12$     94     Monteiro's Hornbill    Tockus monteiri     

2014.01   11.06.2014   Chinese navy   2v sheet   
3.30$     22     Lesser Flamingo    Phoeniconaias minor     

2014.02   28.07.2014   Kalahari   10v sheet   
postc.     105     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     
postc.     69     Ring-necked Dove    Streptopelia capicola     

2014.03   01.10.2014   Kingfishers      
postc.     88     Half-collared Kingfisher    Alcedo semitorquata     
ZoneA     88     Pied Kingfisher    Ceryle rudis     
ZoneB     88     Woodland Kingfisher    Halcyon senegalensis     
ZoneC     88     Malachite Kingfisher    Corythornis cristatus     
inl.reg.     88     Giant Kingfisher    Megaceryle maxima     

Namibia map

Location: Southern Africa
Population: 2 million
Climate: desert; hot, dry; rainfall sparse and erratic
Terrain: mostly high plateau; Namib Desert along coast; Kalahari Desert in east

Birds: 691 species. 1 endemic species: Dune Lark, on 2000 Namib desert.

Links:
Where do you want to go birding today?
Etosha national park - web search -  image search -  map search
Caprivi - web search -  image search
Popa rapids/falls - web search -  image search -  map search
Sandwich harbour - web search -  image search -  map search
Namib desert - web search -  image search -  map search
Cuvelai drainage - web search -  image search -  map search

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07.10.2014