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Bird stamps from Rwanda

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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1965.01   28.04.1965   The national park at the Kagera river   10v set   
Marabou Stork Leptoptilos crumenifer Grey Crowned Crane Balearica regulorum Reed Cormorant Microcarbo africanus
10c     64     Marabou Stork    Leptoptilos crumenifer     
40c     32     Grey Crowned Crane    Balearica regulorum     
and     70     Western Cattle Egret    Bubulcus ibis     
40f     67     Reed Cormorant    Microcarbo africanus     
and     68     African Darter    Anhinga rufa     

1966.01   24.10.1966   Rwanda scenery   4v set   
Yellow-crested Helmetshrike Prionops alberti
10c     147     Yellow-crested Helmetshrike    Prionops alberti     

1967.01   18.12.1967   Birds of Rwanda      
Southern Red Bishop Euplectes orix Woodland Kingfisher Halcyon senegalensis Red-billed Quelea Quelea quelea Double-toothed Barbet Lybius bidentatus Pin-tailed Whydah Vidua macroura Red-chested Cuckoo Cuculus solitarius Green Wood Hoopoe Phoeniculus purpureus Cinnamon-chested Bee-eater Merops oreobates Regal Sunbird Cinnyris regius Fan-tailed Widowbird Euplectes axillaris
20c     227     Southern Red Bishop    Euplectes orix     
40c     90     Woodland Kingfisher    Halcyon senegalensis     
60c     227     Red-billed Quelea    Quelea quelea     
80c     100     Double-toothed Barbet    Lybius bidentatus     
2f     229     Pin-tailed Whydah    Vidua macroura     
3f     24     Red-chested Cuckoo    Cuculus solitarius     
18f     85     Green Wood Hoopoe    Phoeniculus purpureus     
25f     93     Cinnamon-chested Bee-eater    Merops oreobates     
80f     225     Regal Sunbird    Cinnyris regius     
100f     227     Fan-tailed Widowbird    Euplectes axillaris     

1970.01   24.08.1970   Expo 70   8v set   
Green Peafowl Pavo muticus
20c     10     Green Peafowl    Pavo muticus     

1972.01   20.03.1972   Akagera national park   10v set   
Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris
1f     70     Western Cattle Egret    Bubulcus ibis     
32f     8     Helmeted Guineafowl    Numida meleagris     

1972.02   17.05.1972   Rwanda birds      
Common Waxbill Estrilda astrild Collared Sunbird Hedydipna collaris Variable Sunbird Cinnyris venustus Northern Double-collared Sunbird Cinnyris reichenowi Ruwenzori Batis Batis diops Red-billed Firefinch Lagonosticta senegala Scarlet-chested Sunbird Chalcomitra senegalensis Red-headed Quelea Quelea erythrops Black-headed Gonolek Laniarius erythrogaster African Golden Oriole Oriolus auratus
20c     228     Common Waxbill    Estrilda astrild     
30c     225     Collared Sunbird    Hedydipna collaris     
50c     225     Variable Sunbird    Cinnyris venustus     
1f     225     Northern Double-collared Sunbird    Cinnyris reichenowi     
4f     144     Ruwenzori Batis    Batis diops     
6f     228     Red-billed Firefinch    Lagonosticta senegala     
10f     225     Scarlet-chested Sunbird    Chalcomitra senegalensis     
18f     227     Red-headed Quelea    Quelea erythrops     
60f     145     Black-headed Gonolek    Laniarius erythrogaster     
100f     161     African Golden Oriole    Oriolus auratus     

1975.01   30.06.1975   Aquatic birds      
Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus Malachite Kingfisher Corythornis cristatus Goliath Heron Ardea goliath Saddle-billed Stork Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis African Jacana Actophilornis africanus African Darter Anhinga rufa African Sacred Ibis Threskiornis aethiopicus Hartlaub's Duck Pteronetta hartlaubii
20c     73     Great White Pelican    Pelecanus onocrotalus     
30c     90     Malachite Kingfisher    Corythornis cristatus     
50c     70     Goliath Heron    Ardea goliath     
1f     64     Saddle-billed Stork    Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis     
4f     46     African Jacana    Actophilornis africanus     
10f     68     African Darter    Anhinga rufa     
34f     69     African Sacred Ibis    Threskiornis aethiopicus     
and     69     Straw-necked Ibis    Threskiornis spinicollis     
80f     13     Hartlaub's Duck    Pteronetta hartlaubii     

1975.02   30.06.1975   Aquatic birds      

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Greater Flamingo  Phoenicopterus roseus Grey Crowned Crane  Balearica regulorum
40f     35     Greater Flamingo    Phoenicopterus roseus     MS
60f     32     Grey Crowned Crane    Balearica regulorum     MS

1977.01   12.09.1977   Birds of prey      
Long-crested Eagle Lophaetus occipitalis African Harrier-Hawk Polyboroides typus African Fish Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer Hooded Vulture Necrosyrtes monachus Augur Buzzard Buteo augur Yellow-billed Kite Milvus aegyptius Black-winged Kite Elanus caeruleus Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus
20c     78     Long-crested Eagle    Lophaetus occipitalis     
30c     78     African Harrier-Hawk    Polyboroides typus     
50c     78     African Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus vocifer     
1f     78     Hooded Vulture    Necrosyrtes monachus     
3f     78     Augur Buzzard    Buteo augur     
5f     78     Yellow-billed Kite    Milvus aegyptius     
20f     78     Black-winged Kite    Elanus caeruleus     
100f     78     Bateleur    Terathopius ecaudatus     

1978.01   01.11.1978   Philexafrique      
Southern Red Bishop Euplectes orix Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major
30f     227     Southern Red Bishop    Euplectes orix     1967.01
30f     102     Great Spotted Woodpecker    Dendrocopos major     

1978.02   28.12.1978   Stock rearing year   8v set   
Spur-winged Goose Plectropterus gambensis Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo
20c     13     Spur-winged Goose    Plectropterus gambensis     
and     13     Mallard    Anas platyrhynchos     
15f     10     Wild Turkey    Meleagris gallopavo     

1980.01   07.01.1980   Birds      
Strange Weaver Ploceus alienus Regal Sunbird Cinnyris regius White-spotted Flufftail Sarothrura pulchra Black-casqued Hornbill Ceratogymna atrata Chestnut Owlet Glaucidium castaneum African Emerald Cuckoo Chrysococcyx cupreus Black-crowned Waxbill Estrilda nonnula Crowned Eagle Stephanoaetus coronatus
20c     227     Strange Weaver    Ploceus alienus     
30c     225     Regal Sunbird    Cinnyris regius     
50c     28     White-spotted Flufftail    Sarothrura pulchra     
3f     87     Black-casqued Hornbill    Ceratogymna atrata     
10f     80     Chestnut Owlet    Glaucidium castaneum     
26f     24     African Emerald Cuckoo    Chrysococcyx cupreus     
60f     228     Black-crowned Waxbill    Estrilda nonnula     
100f     78     Crowned Eagle    Stephanoaetus coronatus     

1980.02   31.12.1980   Soil protection and conservation year   8v set   
Grey Crowned Crane Balearica regulorum
20c     32     Grey Crowned Crane    Balearica regulorum     

1981.01   11.05.1981   Paintings by Norman Rockwell   8v set   
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
20f     187     Barn Swallow    Hirundo rustica     

1982.01   27.12.1982   UN environment programme   10v set   
Grey Crowned Crane Balearica regulorum African Fish Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer
40f     32     Grey Crowned Crane    Balearica regulorum     
50f     78     African Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus vocifer     

1983.01   17.01.1983   Scout movement   8v set   
Northern Double-collared Sunbird Cinnyris reichenowi
30c     225     Northern Double-collared Sunbird    Cinnyris reichenowi     

1983.02   31.01.1983   Nectar-sucking birds      
Northern Double-collared Sunbird Cinnyris reichenowi Regal Sunbird Cinnyris regius Scarlet-tufted Sunbird Nectarinia johnstoni Bronzy Sunbird Nectarinia kilimensis Collared Sunbird Hedydipna collaris Blue-headed Sunbird Cyanomitra alinae Purple-breasted Sunbird Nectarinia purpureiventris Copper Sunbird Cinnyris cupreus Olive-bellied Sunbird Cinnyris chloropygius Red-chested Sunbird Cinnyris erythrocercus
20c     225     Northern Double-collared Sunbird    Cinnyris reichenowi     
30c     225     Regal Sunbird    Cinnyris regius     
50c     225     Scarlet-tufted Sunbird    Nectarinia johnstoni     
4f     225     Bronzy Sunbird    Nectarinia kilimensis     
5f     225     Collared Sunbird    Hedydipna collaris     
10f     225     Blue-headed Sunbird    Cyanomitra alinae     
20f     225     Purple-breasted Sunbird    Nectarinia purpureiventris     
40f     225     Copper Sunbird    Cinnyris cupreus     
50f     225     Olive-bellied Sunbird    Cinnyris chloropygius     
70f     225     Red-chested Sunbird    Cinnyris erythrocercus     

1985.01   18.09.1985   Audubon      
Western Barn Owl Tyto alba Northern White-faced Owl Ptilopsis leucotis Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna
10f     79     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     
20f     80     Northern White-faced Owl    Ptilopsis leucotis     
40f     21     Ruby-throated Hummingbird    Archilochus colubris     
80f     246     Eastern Meadowlark    Sturnella magna     

1985.02   25.11.1985   Girl scout emblem   8v set   1983.01
Northern Double-collared Sunbird Cinnyris reichenowi
30c     225     Northern Double-collared Sunbird    Cinnyris reichenowi     

1986.01   15.12.1986   Akagera national park   8v set   
Shoebill Balaeniceps rex Heuglin's Masked Weaver Ploceus heuglini Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus
7f     72     Shoebill    Balaeniceps rex     
100f     227     Heuglin's Masked Weaver    Ploceus heuglini     
100f     73     Great White Pelican    Pelecanus onocrotalus     

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Location: Central Africa
Population: 10.1 million
Climate: temperate; two rainy seasons; mild in mountains with frost and snow possible
Terrain: mostly grassy uplands and hills; relief is mountainous with altitude declining from west to east

Birds: 729 species

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31.01.2020