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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1931.01   Birds      
20c     67     Guanay Cormorant    Leucocarbo bougainvillii     
and     73     Brown Pelican    Pelecanus occidentalis     

1936.01   27.08.1936   Callao centenary      
35c     67     Guanay Cormorant    Leucocarbo bougainvillii     

1936.02   Definitives      
Guanay Cormorant Leucocarbo bougainvillii
2c     67     Guanay Cormorant    Leucocarbo bougainvillii     Brown

1937.01   Definitives      1936.02
Guanay Cormorant Leucocarbo bougainvillii
2c     67     Guanay Cormorant    Leucocarbo bougainvillii     Green

1938.01   01.07.1938   Air      
Andean Condor Vultur gryphus
70c     75     Andean Condor    Vultur gryphus     Dark blue

1948.01   Surcharge on 1938.01      
10c     75     Andean Condor    Vultur gryphus     
20c     75     Andean Condor    Vultur gryphus     
55c     75     Andean Condor    Vultur gryphus     

1949.01   25.03.1949   Surcharge on 1938.01      
15c     75     Andean Condor    Vultur gryphus     

1949.02   02.11.1949   Air      1938.01
70c     75     Andean Condor    Vultur gryphus     Light blue

1953.01   22.05.1953   Air      
Guanay Cormorant Leucocarbo bougainvillii
75c     67     Guanay Cormorant    Leucocarbo bougainvillii     

1959.01   09.12.1959   Air      1953.01
80c     67     Guanay Cormorant    Leucocarbo bougainvillii     s 23x32mm

1960.01   30.05.1960   International Pacific fair      
Guanay Cormorant Leucocarbo bougainvillii
1s     67     Guanay Cormorant    Leucocarbo bougainvillii     

1960.02   05.09.1960   Air      1953.01
80c     67     Guanay Cormorant    Leucocarbo bougainvillii     s 22x32mm

1962.01   19.11.1962   Air      1953.01
1.30s     67     Guanay Cormorant    Leucocarbo bougainvillii     

1970.01   23.12.1970   Christmas   3v set   
Red-and-green Macaw Ara chloropterus
1.20s     107     Red-and-green Macaw    Ara chloropterus     

1972.01   19.06.1972   Peruvian birds      
Green-backed Trogon Trogon viridis Amazonian Umbrellabird Cephalopterus ornatus Andean Cock-of-the-rock Rupicola peruvianus White-throated Toucan Ramphastos tucanus Andean Motmot Momotus aequatorialis
2s     83     Green-backed Trogon    Trogon viridis     
2.50s     123     Amazonian Umbrellabird    Cephalopterus ornatus     
3s     123     Andean Cock-of-the-rock    Rupicola peruvianus     
6.50s     98     White-throated Toucan    Ramphastos tucanus     
8.50s     92     Andean Motmot    Momotus aequatorialis     

1973.01   16.04.1973   Fauna protection   8v set   
Andean Condor Vultur gryphus
4s     75     Andean Condor    Vultur gryphus     

1973.02   03.09.1973   Fauna protection      
Lesser Rhea Rhea pennata Chilean Flamingo Phoenicopterus chilensis
2.50s     2     Lesser Rhea    Rhea pennata     
6s     35     Chilean Flamingo    Phoenicopterus chilensis     

1973.03   28.12.1973   Peruvian paintings   6v set   
Guanay Cormorant Leucocarbo bougainvillii
10s     67     Guanay Cormorant    Leucocarbo bougainvillii     
and     73     Peruvian Pelican    Pelecanus thagus     
and     66     Peruvian Booby    Sula variegata     

1985.01   20.12.1985   Fauna      
Humboldt Penguin Spheniscus humboldti
1500s     59     Humboldt Penguin    Spheniscus humboldti     

1986.01   14.11.1986   Fauna      
White-winged Guan Penelope albipennis
2i     7     White-winged Guan    Penelope albipennis     

1990.01   04.02.1990   Huascaran national park   6v set   
Andean Condor Vultur gryphus
1100i     75     Andean Condor    Vultur gryphus     

1991.01   20.06.1991   2nd Peruvian scientific expedition to Antarctica   3v set   
Adelie Penguin Pygoscelis adeliae Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus
0.40m/i     59     Adelie Penguin    Pygoscelis adeliae     
0.45m/i     53     Pomarine Jaeger    Stercorarius pomarinus     

1993.01   20.09.1993   Brasiliana '93      
Blue-and-yellow Macaw Ara ararauna
1s     107     Blue-and-yellow Macaw    Ara ararauna     

1995.01   18.05.1995   Endangered animals   2v set   
Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
1s     80     Great Horned Owl    Bubo virginianus     

1997.01   26.08.1997   Peru biology college      
White-bellied Parrot Pionites leucogaster
5s     107     White-bellied Parrot    Pionites leucogaster     

1997.02   16.09.1997   Protect the ozone layer      
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis
6.80s     90     Common Kingfisher    Alcedo atthis     

1997.03   24.10.1997   Manu national park birds   Sheet   

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Common Kingfisher  Alcedo atthis European Green Woodpecker  Picus viridis Red Crossbill  Loxia curvirostra   Not identified Jabiru  Jabiru mycteria Bare-legged Owl  Margarobyas lawrencii
3.30s     90     Common Kingfisher    Alcedo atthis     
3.30s     102     European Green Woodpecker    Picus viridis     
3.30s     234     Red Crossbill    Loxia curvirostra     
3.30s              Not identified     
3.30s     64     Jabiru    Jabiru mycteria     
3.30s     80     Bare-legged Owl    Margarobyas lawrencii     

1998.01   27.09.1998   Manu national park fauna      
Blue-and-yellow Macaw Ara ararauna
1.50s     107     Blue-and-yellow Macaw    Ara ararauna     
and     107     Scarlet Macaw    Ara macao     

1999.01   23.04.1999   Fauna of Peruvian rain forest      
Great Egret Ardea alba
5s     70     Great Egret    Ardea alba     

1999.02   24.05.1999   Antarctic treaty anniversary      
Chinstrap Penguin Pygoscelis antarcticus
6.80s     59     Chinstrap Penguin    Pygoscelis antarcticus     

2000.01   25.09.2000   Province of Ucayali 100th anniversary      
Boat-billed Heron Cochlearius cochlearius
3.20s     70     Boat-billed Heron    Cochlearius cochlearius     

2002.01   21.05.2002   Paracas national reserve   4v set   
Nazca Booby Sula granti Peruvian Booby Sula variegata American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus
1.10s     66     Nazca Booby    Sula granti     
1.50s     66     Peruvian Booby    Sula variegata     
3.20s     40     American Oystercatcher    Haematopus palliatus     

2003.01   01.12.2003   Upaep      
Andean Cock-of-the-rock Rupicola peruvianus Andean Cock-of-the-rock Rupicola peruvianus
2s     123     Andean Cock-of-the-rock    Rupicola peruvianus     
2s     123     Andean Cock-of-the-rock    Rupicola peruvianus     

2004.01   30.01.2004   Endangered fauna   2v set   
Blue-headed Macaw Primolius couloni
1.80s     107     Blue-headed Macaw    Primolius couloni     

2004.02   04.02.2004   National biodiversity day      
Andean Cock-of-the-rock Rupicola peruvianus
4.80s     123     Andean Cock-of-the-rock    Rupicola peruvianus     

2004.03   04.02.2004   Antarctic fauna      
Imperial Shag Leucocarbo atriceps Gentoo Penguin Pygoscelis papua
1.80s     67     Imperial Shag    Leucocarbo atriceps     
1.80s     59     Gentoo Penguin    Pygoscelis papua     

2005.01   21.03.2005   Allpahuayo national reserve   4v sheet   
Northern Chestnut-tailed Antbird Sciaphylax castanea Mishana Tyrannulet Zimmerius villarejoi
4.50s     116     Northern Chestnut-tailed Antbird    Sciaphylax castanea     
4.50s     122     Mishana Tyrannulet    Zimmerius villarejoi     

2005.02   18.04.2005   Antonio Raimondi   4v sheet   
Inca Tern Larosterna inca
3.20s     52     Inca Tern    Larosterna inca     

2005.03   02.05.2005   Pava aliblanca      
White-winged Guan Penelope albipennis
10s     7     White-winged Guan    Penelope albipennis     MS

2006.01   02.05.2006   Fauna of Lake Titicaca   4v sheet   
Puna Ibis Plegadis ridgwayi Andean Flamingo Phoenicoparrus andinus
5.50s     69     Puna Ibis    Plegadis ridgwayi     
5.50s     35     Andean Flamingo    Phoenicoparrus andinus     

2006.02   05.05.2006   Parrots   Sheet   

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Orange-cheeked Parrot  Pyrilia barrabandi Scarlet-shouldered Parrotlet  Touit huetii Black-headed Parrot  Pionites melanocephalus Chestnut-fronted Macaw  Ara severus Festive Amazon  Amazona festiva Blue-and-yellow Macaw  Ara ararauna
5.50s     107     Orange-cheeked Parrot    Pyrilia barrabandi     
5.50s     107     Scarlet-shouldered Parrotlet    Touit huetii     
5.50s     107     Black-headed Parrot    Pionites melanocephalus     
5.50s     107     Chestnut-fronted Macaw    Ara severus     
5.50s     107     Festive Amazon    Amazona festiva     
5.50s     107     Blue-and-yellow Macaw    Ara ararauna     

2006.03   15.05.2006   Birds      
Iquitos Gnatcatcher Polioptila clementsi Bare-faced Ground Dove Metriopelia ceciliae Andean Goose Chloephaga melanoptera
6s     213     Iquitos Gnatcatcher    Polioptila clementsi     
6s     27     Bare-faced Ground Dove    Metriopelia ceciliae     
6s     13     Andean Goose    Chloephaga melanoptera     

2007.01   30.07.2007   Animals in danger of extinction   4v sheet   
Harpy Eagle Harpia harpyja
6s     78     Harpy Eagle    Harpia harpyja     

2007.02   15.09.2007   Birds      
Vermilion Flycatcher Pyrocephalus obscurus Long-tailed Mockingbird Mimus longicaudatus King Vulture Sarcoramphus papa Bananaquit Coereba flaveola
5.50s     122     Vermilion Flycatcher    Pyrocephalus obscurus     
5.50s     217     Long-tailed Mockingbird    Mimus longicaudatus     
5.50s     75     King Vulture    Sarcoramphus papa     
5.50s     250     Bananaquit    Coereba flaveola     

2007.03   28.09.2007   Regional flora and fauna      
Scarlet Macaw Ara macao Great Egret Ardea alba
2s     107     Scarlet Macaw    Ara macao     
and     70     Great Egret    Ardea alba     
2s     70     Great Egret    Ardea alba     

2008.01   19.11.2008   Buho de bolsillo      
Long-whiskered Owlet Xenoglaux loweryi
7.50s     80     Long-whiskered Owlet    Xenoglaux loweryi     

2009.01   04.05.2009   Endangered animals   4v sheet   
Peruvian Diving Petrel Pelecanoides garnotii Sira Curassow Pauxi koepckeae
7.50s     63     Peruvian Diving Petrel    Pelecanoides garnotii     
7.50s     7     Sira Curassow    Pauxi koepckeae     

2009.02   09.11.2009   Birds of Peru   Sheet   
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius Ferruginous Pygmy Owl Glaucidium brasilianum Hudsonian Whimbrel Numenius hudsonicus Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea
6s     49     Spotted Sandpiper    Actitis macularius     
6s     80     Ferruginous Pygmy Owl    Glaucidium brasilianum     
6s     49     Hudsonian Whimbrel    Numenius hudsonicus     
6s     70     Little Blue Heron    Egretta caerulea     

2011.01   31.01.2011   Jose Maria Arguedas      
Andean Condor Vultur gryphus
6.60s     75     Andean Condor    Vultur gryphus     

2011.02   28.10.2011   Birds in danger of extinction      
White-bellied Cinclodes Cinclodes palliatus Marvelous Spatuletail Loddigesia mirabilis
10s     115     White-bellied Cinclodes    Cinclodes palliatus     
10s     21     Marvelous Spatuletail    Loddigesia mirabilis     

2013.01   10.09.2013   Prehistoric animals      
Inkayacu paracasensis Inkayacu paracasensis
10s     0     Inkayacu paracasensis    Inkayacu paracasensis     MS

2013.02   04.10.2013   Natural History Museum      
Marvelous Spatuletail Loddigesia mirabilis
4s     21     Marvelous Spatuletail    Loddigesia mirabilis     

2013.03   14.10.2013   Eagles of Peru   Sheet   
Harpy Eagle Harpia harpyja Crested Eagle Morphnus guianensis Ornate Hawk-Eagle Spizaetus ornatus Black-and-chestnut Eagle Spizaetus isidori
3s     78     Harpy Eagle    Harpia harpyja     
3s     78     Crested Eagle    Morphnus guianensis     
3s     78     Ornate Hawk-Eagle    Spizaetus ornatus     
3s     78     Black-and-chestnut Eagle    Spizaetus isidori     

2013.04   31.10.2013   Hummingbirds of Peru   Sheet   
Royal Sunangel Heliangelus regalis Purple-collared Woodstar Myrtis fanny Grey-bellied Comet Taphrolesbia griseiventris Oasis Hummingbird Rhodopis vesper
5s     21     Royal Sunangel    Heliangelus regalis     
5s     21     Purple-collared Woodstar    Myrtis fanny     
5s     21     Grey-bellied Comet    Taphrolesbia griseiventris     
5s     21     Oasis Hummingbird    Rhodopis vesper     

2014.01   17.10.2014   Birds of Peru   Sheet   
Groove-billed Ani Crotophaga sulcirostris Slender-billed Finch Xenospingus concolor Peruvian Thick-knee Burhinus superciliaris Pacific Pygmy Owl Glaucidium peruanum
9s     24     Groove-billed Ani    Crotophaga sulcirostris     
9s     250     Slender-billed Finch    Xenospingus concolor     
9s     37     Peruvian Thick-knee    Burhinus superciliaris     
9s     80     Pacific Pygmy Owl    Glaucidium peruanum     

2017.01   09.01.2017   Fauna in danger of extinction   2v set   
Andean Condor Vultur gryphus
5s     75     Andean Condor    Vultur gryphus     

2017.02   10.01.2017   Prehistoric animals      
Pelagornis sp. Pelagornis sp.
10s     0     Pelagornis sp.    Pelagornis sp.     

2018.01   15.01.2018   Tourism   Sheet   
Green-and-white Hummingbird Amazilia viridicauda Masked Fruiteater Pipreola pulchra
8s     21     Green-and-white Hummingbird    Amazilia viridicauda     
8s     123     Masked Fruiteater    Pipreola pulchra     

2018.02   19.01.2018   Fauna in danger of extinction   2v set   
Oilbird Steatornis caripensis
9s     15     Oilbird    Steatornis caripensis     

2020.01   13.01.2020   Birds      
Andean Cock-of-the-rock Rupicola peruvianus Andean Condor Vultur gryphus
1.20s     123     Andean Cock-of-the-rock    Rupicola peruvianus     
2.60s     75     Andean Condor    Vultur gryphus     

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Location: Western South America
Population: 29.1 million
Climate: varies from tropical in east to dry desert in west; temperate to frigid in Andes
Terrain: western coastal plain (costa), high and rugged Andes in center (sierra), eastern lowland jungle of Amazon Basin (selva)

Birds: 1,881 species. 140 endemic species.
National bird: Andean Cock-of-the-Rock

Links:
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