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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1956.01   31.07.1956   Gallery Tretjakov   2v set   
Rook Corvus frugilegus
40k     163     Rook    Corvus frugilegus     

1957.01   28.03.1957   Russian wildlife   6v set   
Black Grouse Lyrurus tetrix Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
15k     14     Black Grouse    Lyrurus tetrix     
30k     9     Mallard    Anas platyrhynchos     

1957.02   06.12.1957   Russian wildlife      
10k     14     Grey Partridge    Perdix perdix     

1959.01   12.05.1959   Writers   7v set   
Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola
40k     63     Eurasian Woodcock    Scolopax rusticola     

1959.02   18.08.1959   International geophysical year   4v set   
Emperor Penguin Aptenodytes forsteri
40k     16     Emperor Penguin    Aptenodytes forsteri     

1959.03   25.12.1959   Russian wildlife      
Hazel Grouse Tetrastes bonasia Mute Swan Cygnus olor
60k     14     Hazel Grouse    Tetrastes bonasia     
1r     9     Mute Swan    Cygnus olor     

1962.01   26.12.1962   Birds      
Rosy Starling Pastor roseus Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis Snow Goose Anser caerulescens Siberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranus Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus
3k     216     Rosy Starling    Pastor roseus     
4k     9     Red-breasted Goose    Branta ruficollis     
6k     9     Snow Goose    Anser caerulescens     
10k     47     Siberian Crane    Leucogeranus leucogeranus     
16k     22     Greater Flamingo    Phoenicopterus roseus     

1963.01   16.09.1963   Arctic and antarctic research   4v set   
Emperor Penguin Aptenodytes forsteri
3k     16     Emperor Penguin    Aptenodytes forsteri     

1964.01   18.06.1964   Moscow Zoo   7v set   
Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus
10k     29     Great White Pelican    Pelecanus onocrotalus     
16k     37     Bearded Vulture    Gypaetus barbatus     

1965.01   29.11.1965   Birds of prey      
Red Kite Milvus milvus Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
4k     37     Red Kite    Milvus milvus     
10k     105     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     

1965.02   24.12.1965   Birds of prey      
Common Buzzard Buteo buteo Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus
1k     37     Common Buzzard    Buteo buteo     
2k     105     Common Kestrel    Falco tinnunculus     
12k     37     Golden Eagle    Aquila chrysaetos     
14k     37     Bearded Vulture    Gypaetus barbatus     

1965.03   29.12.1965   Birds of prey      
Steppe Eagle Aquila nipalensis Gyrfalcon Falco rusticolus
3k     37     Steppe Eagle    Aquila nipalensis     
16k     105     Gyrfalcon    Falco rusticolus     

1966.01   14.02.1966   Soviet Antarctic expedition   3v set   
Adelie Penguin Pygoscelis adeliae
10k     16     Adelie Penguin    Pygoscelis adeliae     

1966.02   25.12.1966   Soviet far eastern territories   7v set   
Common Murre Uria aalge
16k     67     Common Murre    Uria aalge     

1967.01   20.08.1967   Soviet-Japanese friendship      
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis
16k     47     Red-crowned Crane    Grus japonensis     

1968.01   16.10.1968   Fauna   6v set   
Western Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio Common Ostrich Struthio camelus Great Egret Ardea alba Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus
4k     45     Western Swamphen    Porphyrio porphyrio     
6k     1     Common Ostrich    Struthio camelus     
and     14     Golden Pheasant    Chrysolophus pictus     
6k     26     Great Egret    Ardea alba     
10k     25     Glossy Ibis    Plegadis falcinellus     
and     25     Eurasian Spoonbill    Platalea leucorodia     

1969.01   10.09.1969   Belovezhskaya Pushcha nature reserve   5v set   
Black Stork Ciconia nigra
4k     24     Black Stork    Ciconia nigra     

1970.01   19.08.1970   Sikhote-Alin nature reserve   5v set   
Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata
4k     9     Mandarin Duck    Aix galericulata     

1972.01   12.01.1972   Sea birds      
European Shag Phalacrocorax aristotelis Ross's Gull Rhodostethia rosea Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis Spectacled Eider Somateria fischeri Mediterranean Gull Ichthyaetus melanocephalus
4k     32     European Shag    Phalacrocorax aristotelis     
6k     65     Ross's Gull    Rhodostethia rosea     
10k     9     Barnacle Goose    Branta leucopsis     
12k     9     Spectacled Eider    Somateria fischeri     
16k     65     Mediterranean Gull    Ichthyaetus melanocephalus     

1972.02   07.12.1972   Russian paintings      
Mute Swan Cygnus olor
50k     9     Mute Swan    Cygnus olor     MS

1973.01   26.07.1973   Caucasus and Voronezh nature reserves   5v set   
Caucasian Snowcock Tetraogallus caucasicus
4k     14     Caucasian Snowcock    Tetraogallus caucasicus     

1973.02   12.12.1973   Foreign paintings in soviet galleries   7v set   
Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus
4k     14     Indian Peafowl    Pavo cristatus     

1974.01   20.11.1974   Foreign paintings in soviet galleries   6v set   
14k     108     Yellow-crowned Amazon    Amazona ochrocephala     

1975.01   20.07.1975   International exposition, Okinawa   6v set   
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis
10k     9     Long-tailed Duck    Clangula hyemalis     

1975.02   25.08.1975   Berezinsky and Stolby nature reserves   5v set   
Ruff Calidris pugnax Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus
1k     63     Ruff    Calidris pugnax     
10k     14     Western Capercaillie    Tetrao urogallus     

1976.01   18.08.1976   Water birds      
Eastern Cattle Egret Bubulcus coromandus Black-throated Loon Gavia arctica Eurasian Coot Fulica atra Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica Slender-billed Gull Chroicocephalus genei
1k     26     Eastern Cattle Egret    Bubulcus coromandus     
3k     15     Black-throated Loon    Gavia arctica     
4k     45     Eurasian Coot    Fulica atra     
6k     67     Atlantic Puffin    Fratercula arctica     
10k     65     Slender-billed Gull    Chroicocephalus genei     

1978.01   20.07.1978   Antarctic fauna   5v set   
Snares Penguin Eudyptes robustus Snow Petrel Pagodroma nivea Emperor Penguin Aptenodytes forsteri
1k     16     Snares Penguin    Eudyptes robustus     
3k     20     Snow Petrel    Pagodroma nivea     
4k     16     Emperor Penguin    Aptenodytes forsteri     

1979.01   18.09.1979   Birds      
Eurasian Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus Lesser Spotted Woodpecker Dryobates minor European Crested Tit Lophophanes cristatus Western Barn Owl Tyto alba European Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus
2k     159     Eurasian Golden Oriole    Oriolus oriolus     
3k     104     Lesser Spotted Woodpecker    Dryobates minor     
4k     179     European Crested Tit    Lophophanes cristatus     
10k     73     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     
15k     78     European Nightjar    Caprimulgus europaeus     

1981.01   20.08.1981   Song birds      
White-browed Tit-warbler Leptopoecile sophiae Amur Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone incei Jankowski's Bunting Emberiza jankowskii Vinous-throated Parrotbill Sinosuthora webbiana White-throated Bush Chat Saxicola insignis
6k     192     White-browed Tit-warbler    Leptopoecile sophiae     
10k     162     Amur Paradise Flycatcher    Terpsiphone incei     
15k     237     Jankowski's Bunting    Emberiza jankowskii     
20k     202     Vinous-throated Parrotbill    Sinosuthora webbiana     
32k     219     White-throated Bush Chat    Saxicola insignis     

1982.01   10.06.1982   International ornithological congress      
Hooded Crane Grus monacha Steller's Sea Eagle Haliaeetus pelagicus Spoon-billed Sandpiper Calidris pygmea Bar-headed Goose Anser indicus Sociable Lapwing Vanellus gregarius Oriental Stork Ciconia boyciana
2k     47     Hooded Crane    Grus monacha     
4k     37     Steller's Sea Eagle    Haliaeetus pelagicus     
6k     63     Spoon-billed Sandpiper    Calidris pygmea     
10k     9     Bar-headed Goose    Anser indicus     
15k     57     Sociable Lapwing    Vanellus gregarius     
32k     24     Oriental Stork    Ciconia boyciana     

1984.01   16.02.1984   Moscow Zoo   5v set   
Grey Crowned Crane Balearica regulorum Blue-and-yellow Macaw Ara ararauna
5k     47     Grey Crowned Crane    Balearica regulorum     
20k     108     Blue-and-yellow Macaw    Ara ararauna     

1984.02   10.08.1984   Folk tales   12v sheet   
Mute Swan Cygnus olor
5k     9     Mute Swan    Cygnus olor     

1988.01   22.12.1988   Definitives   Recess printing   
Adelie Penguin Pygoscelis adeliae Great Egret Ardea alba
30k     16     Adelie Penguin    Pygoscelis adeliae     
50k     26     Great Egret    Ardea alba     

1989.01   18.01.1989   Nature conservation   3v set   
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker Dryobates minor
5k     104     Lesser Spotted Woodpecker    Dryobates minor     

1989.02   12.06.1989   Europe - our common home   3v set   
White Stork Ciconia ciconia
15k     24     White Stork    Ciconia ciconia     

1989.03   01.07.1989   Ducks      
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna Eurasian Teal Anas crecca Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea
5k     9     Common Shelduck    Tadorna tadorna     
15k     9     Eurasian Teal    Anas crecca     
20k     9     Ruddy Shelduck    Tadorna ferruginea     

1989.04   01.07.1989   Ducks   Sheet   1989.03
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna Eurasian Teal Anas crecca Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea
5k     9     Common Shelduck    Tadorna tadorna     
15k     9     Eurasian Teal    Anas crecca     
20k     9     Ruddy Shelduck    Tadorna ferruginea     

1989.05   14.12.1989   Nature conservation      
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
20k     185     Barn Swallow    Hirundo rustica     MS

1989.06   25.12.1989   Definitives   Offset printing   1988.01
Adelie Penguin Pygoscelis adeliae Great Egret Ardea alba
30k     16     Adelie Penguin    Pygoscelis adeliae     
50k     26     Great Egret    Ardea alba     

1990.01   05.01.1990   Nature conservation   3v set   
Mediterranean Gull Ichthyaetus melanocephalus
15k     65     Mediterranean Gull    Ichthyaetus melanocephalus     

1990.02   08.02.1990   Owls      
Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus Eurasian Eagle-Owl Bubo bubo Long-eared Owl Asio otus
10k     74     Snowy Owl    Bubo scandiacus     
20k     74     Eurasian Eagle-Owl    Bubo bubo     
55k     74     Long-eared Owl    Asio otus     

1990.03   04.05.1990   Relief fund      
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos Saker Falcon Falco cherrug Northern Raven Corvus corax
10k     37     Golden Eagle    Aquila chrysaetos     
20k     105     Saker Falcon    Falco cherrug     
20k     163     Northern Raven    Corvus corax     

1990.04   01.07.1990   Ducks      
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina
5k     9     Mallard    Anas platyrhynchos     
15k     9     Common Goldeneye    Bucephala clangula     
20k     9     Red-crested Pochard    Netta rufina     

1990.05   01.07.1990   Ducks   Sheet   1990.04
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina
5k     9     Mallard    Anas platyrhynchos     
15k     9     Common Goldeneye    Bucephala clangula     
20k     9     Red-crested Pochard    Netta rufina     

1990.06   01.07.1990   Poultry   3v set   
Greylag Goose Anser anser Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo
5k     9     Greylag Goose    Anser anser     
15k     14     Wild Turkey    Meleagris gallopavo     

1990.07   12.09.1990   Nature conservation      
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea
20k     26     Grey Heron    Ardea cinerea     MS

1991.01   04.02.1991   Relief fund      
White Stork Ciconia ciconia
10k     24     White Stork    Ciconia ciconia     

1991.02   01.07.1991   Ducks      
Northern Pintail Anas acuta Greater Scaup Aythya marila Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis
5k     9     Northern Pintail    Anas acuta     
15k     9     Greater Scaup    Aythya marila     
20k     9     Ruddy Duck    Oxyura jamaicensis     
and     9     White-headed Duck    Oxyura leucocephala     

1991.03   01.07.1991   Ducks   Sheet   1991.02
Northern Pintail Anas acuta Greater Scaup Aythya marila Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis
5k     9     Northern Pintail    Anas acuta     
15k     9     Greater Scaup    Aythya marila     
20k     9     Ruddy Duck    Oxyura jamaicensis     
and     9     White-headed Duck    Oxyura leucocephala     

Location: Eurasia
Status: No longer a stamp-issuing entity; the USSR was a union of several Soviet republics
Name: The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (abbreviated USSR), Sovjet Union
Links:
Belovezhskaya Pushcha national park - web search -  image search -  map search
Sikhote-Alin reserve - web search -  image search -  map search
Caucasus reserve - web search -  image search -  map search
Voronezh reserve - web search -  image search -  map search
Berezinsky reserve - web search -  image search
Stolby reserve - web search -  image search -  map search
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