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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1958.01   15.04.1958   Child welfare      
American Kestrel Falco sparverius Yellow Oriole Icterus nigrogularis Common Ground Dove Columbina passerina Brown-throated Parakeet Eupsittula pertinax
2c     104     American Kestrel    Falco sparverius     
7c     235     Yellow Oriole    Icterus nigrogularis     
15c     68     Common Ground Dove    Columbina passerina     
22c     107     Brown-throated Parakeet    Eupsittula pertinax     

1958.02   09.07.1958   Definitives      
American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber
6c     21     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     
50c     21     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     = 6c

1965.01   25.08.1965   Definitives      
American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber
4c     21     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     

1966.01   10.03.1966   Marriage of Crown Princess Beatrix      
Budgerigar Melopsittacus undulatus
25c     108     Budgerigar    Melopsittacus undulatus     

1972.01   17.01.1972   View of the Islands   6v set   
American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber
3c     21     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     

1973.01   12.02.1973   Definitives      1958.02
American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber
65c     21     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     
75c     21     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     
10g     21     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     

1980.01   03.09.1980   Birds      
White-tipped Dove Leptotila verreauxi Tropical Mockingbird Mimus gilvus Bananaquit Coereba flaveola
25c     68     White-tipped Dove    Leptotila verreauxi     
60c     215     Tropical Mockingbird    Mimus gilvus     
85c     236     Bananaquit    Coereba flaveola     

1984.01   18.09.1984   Birds      
Black-faced Grassquit Tiaris bicolor Rufous-collared Sparrow Zonotrichia capensis Blue-tailed Emerald Chlorostilbon mellisugus
45c     238     Black-faced Grassquit    Tiaris bicolor     
55c     237     Rufous-collared Sparrow    Zonotrichia capensis     
150c     81     Blue-tailed Emerald    Chlorostilbon mellisugus     

1985.01   09.01.1985   Greater Flamingo      
American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber
25c     21     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     
45c     21     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     
55c     21     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     
100c     21     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     

1987.01   01.12.1987   National parks foundation   3v set   
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus
70c     22     White-tailed Tropicbird    Phaethon lepturus     

1989.01   18.01.1989   Anniversaries   3v strip   1980.01
Bananaquit Coereba flaveola Western Barn Owl Tyto alba
30c     236     Bananaquit    Coereba flaveola     
80c     72     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     

1989.02   09.03.1989   Prevention of cruelty to animals   2v set   
Crested Bobwhite Colinus cristatus
65c     12     Crested Bobwhite    Colinus cristatus     

1989.03   25.10.1989   Child welfare      
American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber
155c     21     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     

1991.01   08.05.1991   Greetings stamps   6v set   
American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber Venezuelan Troupial Icterus icterus
30c     21     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     
30c     235     Venezuelan Troupial    Icterus icterus     
and     215     Tropical Mockingbird    Mimus gilvus     
and     236     Bananaquit    Coereba flaveola     

1993.01   16.11.1993   US Consul General to the Antilles   3v set   
Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
175c     36     Bald Eagle    Haliaeetus leucocephalus     

1994.01   02.03.1994   Birds      
Northern Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus Scarlet Macaw Ara macao Venezuelan Troupial Icterus icterus
50c     104     Northern Crested Caracara    Caracara cheriway     
95c     13     Indian Peafowl    Pavo cristatus     
100c     107     Scarlet Macaw    Ara macao     
125c     235     Venezuelan Troupial    Icterus icterus     

1994.02   04.08.1994   Nature protection   4v set   
Northern Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens American Wigeon Mareca americana
10c     104     Northern Crested Caracara    Caracara cheriway     
and     81     Ruby-topaz Hummingbird    Chrysolampis mosquitus     
and     107     Brown-throated Parakeet    Eupsittula pertinax     
35c     29     Magnificent Frigatebird    Fregata magnificens     
and     28     Brown Pelican    Pelecanus occidentalis     
and     235     Venezuelan Troupial    Icterus icterus     
125c     8     American Wigeon    Mareca americana     
and     21     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     

1994.03   04.08.1994   WORLD STAMP EXPO KOREA   4v sheet   1994.02
Northern Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens American Wigeon Mareca americana
10c     104     Northern Crested Caracara    Caracara cheriway     
and     81     Ruby-topaz Hummingbird    Chrysolampis mosquitus     
and     107     Brown-throated Parakeet    Eupsittula pertinax     
35c     29     Magnificent Frigatebird    Fregata magnificens     
and     28     Brown Pelican    Pelecanus occidentalis     
and     235     Venezuelan Troupial    Icterus icterus     
125c     8     American Wigeon    Mareca americana     
and     21     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     

1995.01   17.08.1995   Abolition of slavery      
Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens
30c     29     Magnificent Frigatebird    Fregata magnificens     
45c     29     Magnificent Frigatebird    Fregata magnificens     

1997.01   26.03.1997   Birds      
Budgerigar Melopsittacus undulatus Yellow-crested Cockatoo Cacatua sulphurea Yellow-shouldered Amazon Amazona barbadensis Purple Heron Ardea purpurea Ruby-topaz Hummingbird Chrysolampis mosquitus Grey Crowned Crane Balearica regulorum Scarlet Flycatcher Pyrocephalus rubinus American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus Keel-billed Toucan Ramphastos sulfuratus
5c     108     Budgerigar    Melopsittacus undulatus     
25c     106     Yellow-crested Cockatoo    Cacatua sulphurea     
50c     107     Yellow-shouldered Amazon    Amazona barbadensis     
75c     25     Purple Heron    Ardea purpurea     
85c     81     Ruby-topaz Hummingbird    Chrysolampis mosquitus     
100c     46     Grey Crowned Crane    Balearica regulorum     
110c     120     Scarlet Flycatcher    Pyrocephalus rubinus     
125c     21     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     
200c     35     Western Osprey    Pandion haliaetus     
225c     99     Keel-billed Toucan    Ramphastos sulfuratus     

1998.01   26.08.1998   Endangered species   4v set   
White-tailed Hawk Geranoaetus albicaudatus
75c     36     White-tailed Hawk    Geranoaetus albicaudatus     

1999.01   04.08.1999   Millennium   10v set   
Brown-throated Parakeet Eupsittula pertinax
350c     107     Brown-throated Parakeet    Eupsittula pertinax     
and     104     Northern Crested Caracara    Caracara cheriway     
and     107     Yellow-shouldered Amazon    Amazona barbadensis     
and     21     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     

1999.02   04.08.1999   Millennium   10v set, sa   1999.01
350c     107     Brown-throated Parakeet    Eupsittula pertinax     
and     104     Northern Crested Caracara    Caracara cheriway     
and     107     Yellow-shouldered Amazon    Amazona barbadensis     
and     21     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     

1999.03   01.10.1999   Tourism   3v set   
American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber
250c     21     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     

2000.01   29.03.2000   Wildlife   6v set   
King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus
75c     15     King Penguin    Aptenodytes patagonicus     

2001.01   01.02.2001   Hong Kong 2001   3v set   
Western Barn Owl Tyto alba
25c     72     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     
and     12     Northern Bobwhite    Colinus virginianus     
and     81     Ruby-throated Hummingbird    Archilochus colubris     

2001.02   28.09.2001   Birds   Sheet   
Red-billed Streamertail Trochilus polytmus Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus Gouldian Finch Erythrura gouldiae Painted Bunting Passerina ciris Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica Anhinga Anhinga anhinga
10c     81     Red-billed Streamertail    Trochilus polytmus     
85c     28     Great White Pelican    Pelecanus onocrotalus     
and     21     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     
110c     226     Gouldian Finch    Erythrura gouldiae     
175c     240     Painted Bunting    Passerina ciris     
250c     66     Atlantic Puffin    Fratercula arctica     
375c     32     Anhinga    Anhinga anhinga     

2002.01   27.03.2002   Definitives   5v set   
Blue-tailed Emerald Chlorostilbon mellisugus
50c     81     Blue-tailed Emerald    Chlorostilbon mellisugus     

2002.02   11.12.2002   Birds   Sheet   

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Savanna Hawk  Buteogallus meridionalis Black-spotted Barbet  Capito niger Scarlet Macaw  Ara macao Great Jacamar  Jacamerops aureus White-necked Jacobin  Florisuga mellivora Crimson Fruitcrow  Haematoderus militaris Peach-fronted Parakeet  Eupsittula aurea Green Oropendola  Psarocolius viridis Eastern Meadowlark  Sturnella magna Sun Parakeet  Aratinga solstitialis Green-backed Trogon  Trogon viridis White-throated Toucan  Ramphastos tucanus
5c     36     Savanna Hawk    Buteogallus meridionalis     
20c     97     Black-spotted Barbet    Capito niger     
30c     107     Scarlet Macaw    Ara macao     
35c     95     Great Jacamar    Jacamerops aureus     
70c     81     White-necked Jacobin    Florisuga mellivora     
85c     121     Crimson Fruitcrow    Haematoderus militaris     
90c     107     Peach-fronted Parakeet    Eupsittula aurea     
95c     235     Green Oropendola    Psarocolius viridis     
100c     235     Eastern Meadowlark    Sturnella magna     
145c     107     Sun Parakeet    Aratinga solstitialis     
240c     83     Green-backed Trogon    Trogon viridis     
285c     99     White-throated Toucan    Ramphastos tucanus     

2004.01   28.09.2004   Birds and fish   10v sheet   

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American Wigeon  Mareca americana Blue-winged Teal  Spatula discors White-cheeked Pintail  Anas bahamensis Lesser Scaup  Aythya affinis
100c     8     American Wigeon    Mareca americana     
145c     8     Blue-winged Teal    Spatula discors     
250c     8     White-cheeked Pintail    Anas bahamensis     
285c     8     Lesser Scaup    Aythya affinis     

2004.02   08.10.2004   Birds      
Venezuelan Troupial Icterus icterus Bananaquit Coereba flaveola Rufous-collared Sparrow Zonotrichia capensis Common Tern Sterna hirundo American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber White-tailed Hawk Geranoaetus albicaudatus
10c     235     Venezuelan Troupial    Icterus icterus     
95c     236     Bananaquit    Coereba flaveola     
100c     237     Rufous-collared Sparrow    Zonotrichia capensis     
145c     64     Common Tern    Sterna hirundo     
250c     21     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     
500c     36     White-tailed Hawk    Geranoaetus albicaudatus     

2006.01   18.08.2006   Birds   Sheet   

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Australian Zebra Finch  Taeniopygia castanotis Eurasian Blue Tit  Cyanistes caeruleus Blue-winged Pitta  Pitta moluccensis Eurasian Bullfinch  Pyrrhula pyrrhula Blue-necked Tanager  Tangara cyanicollis Golden-breasted Starling  Lamprotornis regius Lilac-breasted Roller  Coracias caudatus European Bee-eater  Merops apiaster Yellow Oriole  Icterus nigrogularis Great Spotted Woodpecker  Dendrocopos major Yellow-shouldered Amazon  Amazona barbadensis Common Kingfisher  Alcedo atthis
5c     226     Australian Zebra Finch    Taeniopygia castanotis     
5c     179     Eurasian Blue Tit    Cyanistes caeruleus     
35c     112     Blue-winged Pitta    Pitta moluccensis     
35c     232     Eurasian Bullfinch    Pyrrhula pyrrhula     
60c     238     Blue-necked Tanager    Tangara cyanicollis     
60c     216     Golden-breasted Starling    Lamprotornis regius     
75c     85     Lilac-breasted Roller    Coracias caudatus     
75c     90     European Bee-eater    Merops apiaster     
85c     235     Yellow Oriole    Icterus nigrogularis     
85c     103     Great Spotted Woodpecker    Dendrocopos major     
100c     107     Yellow-shouldered Amazon    Amazona barbadensis     
100c     87     Common Kingfisher    Alcedo atthis     

2007.01   26.01.2007   Fauna   12v sheet   
Yellow-crested Cockatoo Cacatua sulphurea King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus Painted Bunting Passerina ciris
3c     106     Yellow-crested Cockatoo    Cacatua sulphurea     1997.01
25c     15     King Penguin    Aptenodytes patagonicus     2000.01
81c     240     Painted Bunting    Passerina ciris     2001.02

2007.02   01.03.2007   Definitives   10v set   
American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber
104c     21     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     

2007.03   22.08.2007   Nature   10v sheet   
Brown-throated Parakeet Eupsittula pertinax
95c     107     Brown-throated Parakeet    Eupsittula pertinax     

2008.01   12.12.2008   Birds   Sheet   

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Southern Cassowary  Casuarius casuarius Common Ostrich  Struthio camelus Emperor Penguin  Aptenodytes forsteri Wild Turkey  Meleagris gallopavo Neotropic Cormorant  Phalacrocorax brasilianus Mandarin Duck  Aix galericulata European Goldfinch  Carduelis carduelis Green Heron  Butorides virescens
158c     4     Southern Cassowary    Casuarius casuarius     
158c     1     Common Ostrich    Struthio camelus     
158c     15     Emperor Penguin    Aptenodytes forsteri     
158c     13     Wild Turkey    Meleagris gallopavo     
158c     31     Neotropic Cormorant    Phalacrocorax brasilianus     
158c     8     Mandarin Duck    Aix galericulata     
158c     232     European Goldfinch    Carduelis carduelis     
158c     25     Green Heron    Butorides virescens     

2009.01   20.04.2009   Birds   Sheet   

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Red-throated Caracara  Ibycter americanus Orange-winged Amazon  Amazona amazonica Purple-throated Fruitcrow  Querula purpurata White-eyed Parakeet  Psittacara leucophthalmus Pompadour Cotinga  Xipholena punicea Ringed Woodpecker  Celeus torquatus Red-billed Pied Tanager  Lamprospiza melanoleuca Guianan Toucanet  Selenidera piperivora Green-bellied Hummingbird  Amazilia viridigaster Bay-headed Tanager  Tangara gyrola Great Potoo  Nyctibius grandis Bronzy Jacamar  Galbula leucogastra
10c     104     Red-throated Caracara    Ibycter americanus     
45c     107     Orange-winged Amazon    Amazona amazonica     
80c     121     Purple-throated Fruitcrow    Querula purpurata     
145c     107     White-eyed Parakeet    Psittacara leucophthalmus     
190c     121     Pompadour Cotinga    Xipholena punicea     
235c     103     Ringed Woodpecker    Celeus torquatus     
285c     238     Red-billed Pied Tanager    Lamprospiza melanoleuca     
300c     99     Guianan Toucanet    Selenidera piperivora     
335c     81     Green-bellied Hummingbird    Amazilia viridigaster     
425c     238     Bay-headed Tanager    Tangara gyrola     
450c     76     Great Potoo    Nyctibius grandis     
500c     95     Bronzy Jacamar    Galbula leucogastra     

2009.02   20.07.2009   Birds   Sheet   
Chestnut Woodpecker Celeus elegans Dusky Purpletuft Iodopleura fusca
5g     103     Chestnut Woodpecker    Celeus elegans     
10g     123     Dusky Purpletuft    Iodopleura fusca     

2009.03   Tourism   6v set   2007.02
American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber
168c     21     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     

2010.01   10.05.2010   Birds   Sheet   

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Sharpbill  Oxyruncus cristatus Saffron-crested Tyrant-Manakin  Neopelma chrysocephalum Crimson-hooded Manakin  Pipra aureola Buff-throated Foliage-gleaner  Automolus ochrolaemus Variegated Flycatcher  Empidonomus varius Blood-colored Woodpecker  Veniliornis sanguineus
75c     123     Sharpbill    Oxyruncus cristatus     
150c     122     Saffron-crested Tyrant-Manakin    Neopelma chrysocephalum     
200c     122     Crimson-hooded Manakin    Pipra aureola     
225c     113     Buff-throated Foliage-gleaner    Automolus ochrolaemus     
350c     120     Variegated Flycatcher    Empidonomus varius     
500c     103     Blood-colored Woodpecker    Veniliornis sanguineus     

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Location: Caribbean, two island groups in the Caribbean Sea - one north of Venezuela and the other east of the Virgin Islands. No longer a stamp-issuing entity. Curacao and St Maarten became new stamp issuing entities when Netherlands Antilles dissolved in 2010.
Population: 225,300
Climate: tropical; ameliorated by northeast trade winds
Terrain: generally hilly, volcanic interiors

Birds: 286 species

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