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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1960.01   30.11.1960   Birds      
Great Bustard Otis tarda Northern Raven Corvus corax Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo Black Stork Ciconia nigra Eurasian Eagle-Owl Bubo bubo White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos Short-toed Snake Eagle Circaetus gallicus Common Rock Thrush Monticola saxatilis Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis Wallcreeper Tichodroma muraria European Roller Coracias garrulus
10g     23     Great Bustard    Otis tarda     
20g     165     Northern Raven    Corvus corax     
30g     67     Great Cormorant    Phalacrocorax carbo     
40g     64     Black Stork    Ciconia nigra     
50g     80     Eurasian Eagle-Owl    Bubo bubo     
60g     78     White-tailed Eagle    Haliaeetus albicilla     
75g     78     Golden Eagle    Aquila chrysaetos     
90g     78     Short-toed Snake Eagle    Circaetus gallicus     
2.50z     221     Common Rock Thrush    Monticola saxatilis     
4z     90     Common Kingfisher    Alcedo atthis     
5.60z     215     Wallcreeper    Tichodroma muraria     
6.50z     88     European Roller    Coracias garrulus     

1964.01   05.06.1964   Birds      
Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus Bluethroat Luscinia svecica Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus Grey Heron Ardea cinerea Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata Black-throated Loon Gavia arctica Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus
30g     43     Northern Lapwing    Vanellus vanellus     
40g     221     Bluethroat    Luscinia svecica     
50g     49     Black-tailed Godwit    Limosa limosa     
60g     77     Western Osprey    Pandion haliaetus     
90g     70     Grey Heron    Ardea cinerea     
1.35z     52     Little Gull    Hydrocoloeus minutus     
1.55z     13     Northern Shoveler    Spatula clypeata     
5.60z     58     Black-throated Loon    Gavia arctica     
6.50z     34     Great Crested Grebe    Podiceps cristatus     

1966.01   05.03.1966   Prehistoric animals   9v set   
Archaeopteryx Archaeopteryx lithografica
2.50z     0     Archaeopteryx    Archaeopteryx lithografica     

1966.02   17.11.1966   Woodland birds      
Eurasian Jay Garrulus glandarius European Green Woodpecker Picus viridis Eurasian Jay Garrulus glandarius Eurasian Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus Common Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs Great Tit Parus major
10g     165     Eurasian Jay    Garrulus glandarius     
and     234     Eurasian Siskin    Spinus spinus     
and     234     Common Chaffinch    Fringilla coelebs     
and     102     European Green Woodpecker    Picus viridis     
and     84     Eurasian Hoopoe    Upupa epops     
and     161     Eurasian Golden Oriole    Oriolus oriolus     
and     221     Common Redstart    Phoenicurus phoenicurus     
and     181     Great Tit    Parus major     
20g     102     European Green Woodpecker    Picus viridis     
30g     165     Eurasian Jay    Garrulus glandarius     
40g     161     Eurasian Golden Oriole    Oriolus oriolus     
60g     84     Eurasian Hoopoe    Upupa epops     
2.50z     221     Common Redstart    Phoenicurus phoenicurus     
4z     234     Eurasian Siskin    Spinus spinus     
6.50z     234     Common Chaffinch    Fringilla coelebs     
7.10z     181     Great Tit    Parus major     

1968.01   20.11.1968   Paintings   8v set   
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
4.50z     13     Mallard    Anas platyrhynchos     

1970.01   28.02.1970   Game birds      
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Common Pheasant Phasianus colchicus Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola Ruff Calidris pugnax Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus Black Grouse Lyrurus tetrix Grey Partridge Perdix perdix Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus
40g     13     Mallard    Anas platyrhynchos     
60g     10     Common Pheasant    Phasianus colchicus     
1.15z     49     Eurasian Woodcock    Scolopax rusticola     
1.35z     49     Ruff    Calidris pugnax     
1.50z     27     Common Wood Pigeon    Columba palumbus     
3.40z     10     Black Grouse    Lyrurus tetrix     
7z     10     Grey Partridge    Perdix perdix     
8.50z     10     Western Capercaillie    Tetrao urogallus     

1970.02   23.12.1970   Tapestries in Wawel Castle   7v set   
White Stork Ciconia ciconia
1.15z     64     White Stork    Ciconia ciconia     

1972.01   21.08.1972   Zoo animals   9v set   
Toco Toucan Ramphastos toco
60g     98     Toco Toucan    Ramphastos toco     

1973.01   21.05.1973   Hunting   8v set   
Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus
2.70z     10     Western Capercaillie    Tetrao urogallus     

1973.02   30.08.1973   Protection of the environment   8v set   
White Stork Ciconia ciconia European Green Woodpecker Picus viridis
1z     64     White Stork    Ciconia ciconia     
5z     102     European Green Woodpecker    Picus viridis     

1973.03   30.11.1973   Polish scientists (Henryk Arctowski)   8v set   
Adelie Penguin Pygoscelis adeliae
1z     59     Adelie Penguin    Pygoscelis adeliae     

1975.01   23.01.1975   Birds of prey      
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus Eurasian Hobby Falco subbuteo Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus Merlin Falco columbarius Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
1z     104     Lesser Kestrel    Falco naumanni     
1z     104     Lesser Kestrel    Falco naumanni     
1.50z     104     Red-footed Falcon    Falco vespertinus     
1.50z     104     Red-footed Falcon    Falco vespertinus     
2z     104     Eurasian Hobby    Falco subbuteo     
3z     104     Common Kestrel    Falco tinnunculus     
4z     104     Merlin    Falco columbarius     
8z     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     

1976.01   22.05.1976   National parks (Wielkopolski, Wolinski, Slowinski)   6v set   
Tawny Owl Strix aluco White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla European Herring Gull Larus argentatus
90g     80     Tawny Owl    Strix aluco     
1z     78     White-tailed Eagle    Haliaeetus albicilla     
1.50z     52     European Herring Gull    Larus argentatus     

1977.01   12.05.1977   Endangered animals   4v set   
Great Bustard Otis tarda Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus
1.50z     23     Great Bustard    Otis tarda     
1.50z     104     Common Kestrel    Falco tinnunculus     

1981.01   30.06.1981   Game shooting   6v set   
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis
6.50z     13     Mallard    Anas platyrhynchos     
6.50z     13     Barnacle Goose    Branta leucopsis     

1983.01   24.03.1983   Environmental protection   6v set   
Mute Swan Cygnus olor Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops
6z     13     Mute Swan    Cygnus olor     
17z     84     Eurasian Hoopoe    Upupa epops     

1984.01   05.11.1984   Polish aviation   7v set   
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
5z     187     Barn Swallow    Hirundo rustica     

1985.01   21.10.1985   Wild ducks      
Garganey Spatula querquedula Eurasian Teal Anas crecca Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula Common Eider Somateria mollissima Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina
5z     13     Garganey    Spatula querquedula     
5z     13     Eurasian Teal    Anas crecca     
10z     13     Tufted Duck    Aythya fuligula     
15z     13     Common Goldeneye    Bucephala clangula     
25z     13     Common Eider    Somateria mollissima     
29z     13     Red-crested Pochard    Netta rufina     

1986.01   15.04.1986   Game   6v set   
Grey Partridge Perdix perdix Common Pheasant Phasianus colchicus
5z     10     Grey Partridge    Perdix perdix     
10z     10     Common Pheasant    Phasianus colchicus     

1987.01   13.02.1987   Antarctic station   6v set   
Southern Fulmar Fulmarus glacialoides Adelie Penguin Pygoscelis adeliae
10z     63     Southern Fulmar    Fulmarus glacialoides     
10z     59     Adelie Penguin    Pygoscelis adeliae     

1990.01   06.11.1990   Owls      
Little Owl Athene noctua Tawny Owl Strix aluco Tawny Owl Strix aluco Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus Long-eared Owl Asio otus Western Barn Owl Tyto alba
200z     80     Little Owl    Athene noctua     
500z     80     Tawny Owl    Strix aluco     
500z     80     Tawny Owl    Strix aluco     
1000z     80     Short-eared Owl    Asio flammeus     
1500z     80     Long-eared Owl    Asio otus     
2000z     79     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     

1991.01   21.06.1991   Antarctic treaty      
Chinstrap Penguin Pygoscelis antarcticus
2000z     59     Chinstrap Penguin    Pygoscelis antarcticus     

1992.01   12.06.1992   Environmental protection   4v set   
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis White-throated Dipper Cinclus cinclus
2500z     90     Common Kingfisher    Alcedo atthis     
3500z     222     White-throated Dipper    Cinclus cinclus     

1993.01   15.07.1993   Birds      
Eurasian Tree Sparrow Passer montanus White Wagtail Motacilla alba Syrian Woodpecker Dendrocopos syriacus European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis Common Starling Sturnus vulgaris Eurasian Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula
1500z     226     Eurasian Tree Sparrow    Passer montanus     
2000z     232     White Wagtail    Motacilla alba     
3000z     102     Syrian Woodpecker    Dendrocopos syriacus     
4000z     234     European Goldfinch    Carduelis carduelis     
5000z     218     Common Starling    Sturnus vulgaris     
6000z     234     Eurasian Bullfinch    Pyrrhula pyrrhula     

1993.02   11.11.1993   75th anniversary of republic      
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos
4000z     78     Golden Eagle    Aquila chrysaetos     

1994.01   28.10.1994   Pigeons      
Rock Dove Columba livia
10000z     27     Rock Dove    Columba livia     MS

1995.01   15.12.1995   Birds      
Eurasian Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus Long-tailed Tit Aegithalos caudatus Great Grey Shrike Lanius excubitor Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes
35g     181     Eurasian Blue Tit    Cyanistes caeruleus     
45g     194     Long-tailed Tit    Aegithalos caudatus     
60g     159     Great Grey Shrike    Lanius excubitor     
80g     234     Hawfinch    Coccothraustes coccothraustes     

1997.01   04.12.1997   Birds      
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna Common Merganser Mergus merganser Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
50g     13     Common Shelduck    Tadorna tadorna     
50g     13     Common Merganser    Mergus merganser     
50g     49     Common Snipe    Gallinago gallinago     
50g     30     Common Moorhen    Gallinula chloropus     

1999.01   05.05.1999   Europa      
Eurasian Three-toed Woodpecker Picoides tridactylus
1.40z     102     Eurasian Three-toed Woodpecker    Picoides tridactylus     

2001.01   10.07.2001   CITES   6v set   
Eurasian Eagle-Owl Bubo bubo Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
1z     80     Eurasian Eagle-Owl    Bubo bubo     
1.90z     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     

2003.01   30.09.2003   Julian Falat   4v set   
 Not identified
2.10z              Not identified     

2003.02   31.10.2003   WWF   Sheet with 2 sets   
Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus
1.20z     77     Western Osprey    Pandion haliaetus     
1.20z     77     Western Osprey    Pandion haliaetus     
1.20z     77     Western Osprey    Pandion haliaetus     
1.20z     77     Western Osprey    Pandion haliaetus     

2003.03   31.10.2003   Internet panorama of Poland      
White Stork Ciconia ciconia
2.10z     64     White Stork    Ciconia ciconia     

2004.01   31.03.2004   Freshwater fauna and flora   4v set   
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus
1.25z     90     Common Kingfisher    Alcedo atthis     
1.25z     34     Great Crested Grebe    Podiceps cristatus     

2004.02   30.06.2004   Exotic birds   Sheet   
Crimson Rosella Platycercus elegans Cockatiel Nymphicus hollandicus Budgerigar Melopsittacus undulatus Gouldian Finch Erythrura gouldiae
1.25z     108     Crimson Rosella    Platycercus elegans     
and     108     Eastern Rosella    Platycercus eximius     
1.25z     106     Cockatiel    Nymphicus hollandicus     
1.25z     108     Budgerigar    Melopsittacus undulatus     
1.25z     228     Gouldian Finch    Erythrura gouldiae     
and     228     Java Sparrow    Lonchura oryzivora     
and     228     Australian Zebra Finch    Taeniopygia castanotis     

2007.01   11.09.2007   Zoo   4v set   
Black Stork Ciconia nigra
2.40z     64     Black Stork    Ciconia nigra     

2012.01   10.10.2012   Piotr Kwit      
Eurasian Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula
1.55z     234     Eurasian Bullfinch    Pyrrhula pyrrhula     

2013.01   12.04.2013   Kingfisher      
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis
4.55z     90     Common Kingfisher    Alcedo atthis     MS

2014.01   31.07.2014   Bee-eater      
European Bee-eater Merops apiaster
5.50z     93     European Bee-eater    Merops apiaster     MS

2014.02   27.09.2014   Alternative energy sources   2x4v sheet   
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos
1.75z     78     Golden Eagle    Aquila chrysaetos     

2015.01   23.10.2015   Owls   Sheet   
Eurasian Eagle-Owl Bubo bubo Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus Western Barn Owl Tyto alba Great Grey Owl Strix nebulosa
2.35z     80     Eurasian Eagle-Owl    Bubo bubo     
2.35z     80     Boreal Owl    Aegolius funereus     
2.35z     79     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     
2.35z     80     Great Grey Owl    Strix nebulosa     

2017.01   07.05.2017   Wladyslaw Reymont      
House Sparrow Passer domesticus
2.60z     226     House Sparrow    Passer domesticus     

2017.02   30.11.2017   Owls   Sheet   
Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus Little Owl Athene noctua Northern Hawk-Owl Surnia ulula Long-eared Owl Asio otus
5z     80     Snowy Owl    Bubo scandiacus     
5z     80     Little Owl    Athene noctua     
5z     80     Northern Hawk-Owl    Surnia ulula     
5z     80     Long-eared Owl    Asio otus     

2019.01   24.04.2019   Europa      
Common Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs
5z     234     Common Chaffinch    Fringilla coelebs     

2019.02   30.10.2019   Joint issue with Singapore   Sheet   
Oriental Pied Hornbill Anthracoceros albirostris Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
3.30z     87     Oriental Pied Hornbill    Anthracoceros albirostris     
3.30z     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     

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Location: Central Europe
Population: 38.5 million
Climate: temperate with cold, cloudy, moderately severe winters with frequent precipitation; mild summers with frequent showers and thundershowers
Terrain: mostly flat plain; mountains along southern border

Birds: 445 species

Links:
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Wielkopolski national park - web search -  image search -  map search
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Slowinski national park - web search -  image search -  map search
Julian Falat web search

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