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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1960.01   19.11.1960   Birds      
Abyssinian Roller Coracias abyssinicus African Fish Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer
100f     85     Abyssinian Roller    Coracias abyssinicus     
500f     36     African Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus vocifer     

1961.01   08.07.1961   Birds      
Northern Carmine Bee-eater Merops nubicus Violet Turaco Musophaga violacea
50f     90     Northern Carmine Bee-eater    Merops nubicus     
200f     70     Violet Turaco    Musophaga violacea     

1963.01   09.03.1963   Birds      
Northern Red Bishop Euplectes franciscanus
250f     225     Northern Red Bishop    Euplectes franciscanus     

1966.01   25.12.1966   Tourism   5v set   
Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis
25f     64     Yellow-legged Gull    Larus michahellis     

1968.01   13.07.1968   Birds      
Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus
5f     87     Pied Kingfisher    Ceryle rudis     
500f     36     Bateleur    Terathopius ecaudatus     

1969.01   21.12.1968   Birds      
African Jacana Actophilornis africanus Knob-billed Duck Sarkidiornis melanotos
15f     59     African Jacana    Actophilornis africanus     
300f     8     Knob-billed Duck    Sarkidiornis melanotos     

1969.02   26.04.1969   Birds      
African Darter Anhinga rufa Village Weaver Ploceus cucullatus
70f     32     African Darter    Anhinga rufa     
250f     225     Village Weaver    Ploceus cucullatus     

1974.01   09.02.1974   Djoudj national park      
African Finfoot Podica senegalensis Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia Black Crowned Crane Balearica pavonina Little Egret Egretta garzetta Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus
1f     43     African Finfoot    Podica senegalensis     
2f     24     Eurasian Spoonbill    Platalea leucorodia     
3f     46     Black Crowned Crane    Balearica pavonina     
4f     25     Little Egret    Egretta garzetta     
and     25     Great Egret    Ardea alba     
250f     21     Greater Flamingo    Phoenicopterus roseus     
250f     21     Greater Flamingo    Phoenicopterus roseus     

1976.01   26.02.1976   Basse Casamance national park   6v set   
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa African Fish Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer
3f     62     Black-tailed Godwit    Limosa limosa     
5f     36     African Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus vocifer     

1978.01   22.04.1978   Saloum Delta national park      
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia Pink-backed Pelican Pelecanus rufescens Grey Heron Ardea cinerea Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus Grey Heron Ardea cinerea Abyssinian Ground Hornbill Bucorvus abyssinicus
5f     64     Caspian Tern    Hydroprogne caspia     
and     64     Royal Tern    Thalasseus maximus     
10f     28     Pink-backed Pelican    Pelecanus rufescens     
15f     25     Grey Heron    Ardea cinerea     
20f     21     Greater Flamingo    Phoenicopterus roseus     
150f     25     Grey Heron    Ardea cinerea     
and     64     Royal Tern    Thalasseus maximus     
150f     93     Abyssinian Ground Hornbill    Bucorvus abyssinicus     

1978.02   01.11.1978   Philexafrique      1961.01
Violet Turaco Musophaga violacea Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus
100f     70     Violet Turaco    Musophaga violacea     
100f     13     Western Capercaillie    Tetrao urogallus     

1979.01   09.10.1979   Sir Rowland Hill, stamp on stamp      1960.01
Abyssinian Roller Coracias abyssinicus
500f     85     Abyssinian Roller    Coracias abyssinicus     

1981.01   31.01.1981   National parks (Pointe de Kalissaye, Langue de Barbarie, Iles de la Madeleine)   4v set   
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia Slender-billed Gull Chroicocephalus genei Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus
50f     64     Caspian Tern    Hydroprogne caspia     
and     64     Grey-headed Gull    Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus     
and     28     Great White Pelican    Pelecanus onocrotalus     
70f     64     Slender-billed Gull    Chroicocephalus genei     
and     64     Gull-billed Tern    Gelochelidon nilotica     
150f     22     Red-billed Tropicbird    Phaethon aethereus     
and     31     White-breasted Cormorant    Phalacrocorax lucidus     

1981.02   31.01.1981   National parks   4v sheet   1981.01

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Caspian Tern  Hydroprogne caspia Slender-billed Gull  Chroicocephalus genei Red-billed Tropicbird  Phaethon aethereus
125f     64     Caspian Tern    Hydroprogne caspia     
and     64     Grey-headed Gull    Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus     
and     28     Great White Pelican    Pelecanus onocrotalus     
125f     64     Slender-billed Gull    Chroicocephalus genei     
and     64     Gull-billed Tern    Gelochelidon nilotica     
125f     22     Red-billed Tropicbird    Phaethon aethereus     
and     31     White-breasted Cormorant    Phalacrocorax lucidus     

1982.01   01.12.1982   Birds      
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Saddle-billed Stork Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis Double-spurred Francolin Pternistis bicalcaratus Tawny Eagle Aquila rapax
45f     62     Black-tailed Godwit    Limosa limosa     
75f     23     Saddle-billed Stork    Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis     
80f     13     Double-spurred Francolin    Pternistis bicalcaratus     
500f     36     Tawny Eagle    Aquila rapax     

1986.01   04.12.1986   Guembeul national park   5v set   
Common Ostrich Struthio camelus Common Ostrich Struthio camelus
50f     1     Common Ostrich    Struthio camelus     
100f     1     Common Ostrich    Struthio camelus     

1987.01   05.02.1987   Ferlo national park   4v set   
Common Ostrich Struthio camelus
70f     1     Common Ostrich    Struthio camelus     

1987.02   09.11.1987   Basse Casamance national park   6v set   

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Little Egret  Egretta garzetta Northern Carmine Bee-eater  Merops nubicus
300f     25     Little Egret    Egretta garzetta     
300f     90     Northern Carmine Bee-eater    Merops nubicus     

1987.03   04.12.1987   Djoudj national park      
African Openbill Anastomus lamelligerus Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus Pink-backed Pelican Pelecanus rufescens Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus
115f     23     African Openbill    Anastomus lamelligerus     
125f     21     Greater Flamingo    Phoenicopterus roseus     
135f     21     Greater Flamingo    Phoenicopterus roseus     
and     28     Pink-backed Pelican    Pelecanus rufescens     
300f     28     Pink-backed Pelican    Pelecanus rufescens     
350f     21     Greater Flamingo    Phoenicopterus roseus     = 125f
350f     21     Greater Flamingo    Phoenicopterus roseus     = 135f
and     28     Pink-backed Pelican    Pelecanus rufescens     = 135f

1989.01   11.12.1989   National parks      
African Darter Anhinga rufa Grey-headed Gull Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus Long-crested Eagle Lophaetus occipitalis Western Reef Heron Egretta gularis
10f     32     African Darter    Anhinga rufa     
and     31     White-breasted Cormorant    Phalacrocorax lucidus     
45f     64     Grey-headed Gull    Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus     
100f     36     Long-crested Eagle    Lophaetus occipitalis     
and     90     Little Bee-eater    Merops pusillus     
180f     25     Western Reef Heron    Egretta gularis     

1992.01   23.03.1992   National parks: Saloum, Djoudj, Niokolo-Koba, Basse Casamance      
Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Abyssinian Ground Hornbill Bucorvus abyssinicus African Fish Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer
10f     21     Greater Flamingo    Phoenicopterus roseus     
and     25     Western Reef Heron    Egretta gularis     
125f     8     Mallard    Anas platyrhynchos     
and     25     Grey Heron    Ardea cinerea     
and     28     Pink-backed Pelican    Pelecanus rufescens     
and     32     African Darter    Anhinga rufa     
145f     93     Abyssinian Ground Hornbill    Bucorvus abyssinicus     
220f     36     African Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus vocifer     
and     94     African Pied Hornbill    Lophoceros fasciatus     

1992.02   05.05.1992   Tourist sites   4v set   
Pink-backed Pelican Pelecanus rufescens
200f     28     Pink-backed Pelican    Pelecanus rufescens     

1995.01   27.02.1995   Kalissaye national park      
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia Western Reef Heron Egretta gularis Pink-backed Pelican Pelecanus rufescens
100f     25     Purple Heron    Ardea purpurea     
275f     64     Caspian Tern    Hydroprogne caspia     
290f     25     Western Reef Heron    Egretta gularis     
380f     28     Pink-backed Pelican    Pelecanus rufescens     

1995.02   30.11.1995   Endangered birds      
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus Common Tern Sterna hirundo
90f     64     Caspian Tern    Hydroprogne caspia     
145f     64     Gull-billed Tern    Gelochelidon nilotica     
150f     64     Royal Tern    Thalasseus maximus     
180f     64     Common Tern    Sterna hirundo     

1996.01   04.03.1996   National parks   4v set   
Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus Abyssinian Ground Hornbill Bucorvus abyssinicus
175f     21     Greater Flamingo    Phoenicopterus roseus     
and     25     Black-crowned Night Heron    Nycticorax nycticorax     
220f     22     Red-billed Tropicbird    Phaethon aethereus     
275f     93     Abyssinian Ground Hornbill    Bucorvus abyssinicus     

1997.01   28.02.1997   Threatened birds      
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia Marabou Stork Leptoptilos crumenifer Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata Saddle-billed Stork Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis Black Crowned Crane Balearica pavonina
25f     24     Eurasian Spoonbill    Platalea leucorodia     
70f     23     Marabou Stork    Leptoptilos crumenifer     
175f     62     Eurasian Curlew    Numenius arquata     
215f     23     Saddle-billed Stork    Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis     
220f     46     Black Crowned Crane    Balearica pavonina     

1997.02   21.07.1997   Niokolo-Badiar national park   4v set   
African Fish Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer
30f     36     African Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus vocifer     

1998.01   30.10.1998   International year of the oceans   2v set   
Wandering Albatross Diomedea exulans
190f     17     Wandering Albatross    Diomedea exulans     

1999.01   09.10.1999   Environment   4v set   
Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus White-faced Whistling Duck Dendrocygna viduata
90f     52     Eurasian Oystercatcher    Haematopus ostralegus     
300f     8     White-faced Whistling Duck    Dendrocygna viduata     

2001.01   12.11.2001   National parks   4v set   
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea Black Crowned Crane Balearica pavonina
125f     25     Grey Heron    Ardea cinerea     
and     46     Sarus Crane    Antigone antigone     
275f     46     Black Crowned Crane    Balearica pavonina     

2002.01   20.12.2002   Eco tourism   4v set   
Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus
250f     28     Great White Pelican    Pelecanus onocrotalus     

2002.02   26.12.2002   Fauna   4v set   
Common Ostrich Struthio camelus
360f     1     Common Ostrich    Struthio camelus     

2003.01   20.06.2003   NEPAD   3v set   
Northern Gannet Morus bassanus
290f     30     Northern Gannet    Morus bassanus     

2006.01   Birds      
Common Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis Eurasian Magpie Pica pica Carrion Crow Corvus corone
30f     219     Common Nightingale    Luscinia megarhynchos     
75f     218     Eastern Bluebird    Sialia sialis     
200f     163     Eurasian Magpie    Pica pica     
400f     163     Carrion Crow    Corvus corone     

2008.01   27.02.2008   Fauna and tourism   4v set   
75f     21     Greater Flamingo    Phoenicopterus roseus     
450f     28     Great White Pelican    Pelecanus onocrotalus     

2011.01   06.04.2011   Birds      
African Sacred Ibis Threskiornis aethiopicus Black Crowned Crane Balearica pavonina Roseate Spoonbill Platalea ajaja Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus
10f     24     African Sacred Ibis    Threskiornis aethiopicus     
200f     46     Black Crowned Crane    Balearica pavonina     
450f     24     Roseate Spoonbill    Platalea ajaja     
500f     55     Black-winged Stilt    Himantopus himantopus     

2011.02   05.09.2011   Islands   4v set   
Pink-backed Pelican Pelecanus rufescens
100f     28     Pink-backed Pelican    Pelecanus rufescens     

2013.01   18.12.2013   Gueumbeul reserve   4v set   
Mute Swan Cygnus olor Little Green Woodpecker Campethera maculosa Eastern Yellow-billed Hornbill Tockus flavirostris
25f     8     Mute Swan    Cygnus olor     
200f     103     Little Green Woodpecker    Campethera maculosa     
and     36     Black Sparrowhawk    Accipiter melanoleucus     
and     87     Common Kingfisher    Alcedo atthis     
and     33     Andean Condor    Vultur gryphus     
450f     36     Pallid Harrier    Circus macrourus     
and     24     Eurasian Spoonbill    Platalea leucorodia     
and     87     Malachite Kingfisher    Corythornis cristatus     
and     21     Greater Flamingo    Phoenicopterus roseus     
and     94     Eastern Yellow-billed Hornbill    Tockus flavirostris     
and     55     Pied Avocet    Recurvirostra avosetta     

2014.01   15.11.2014   Lakes and rivers   2v set   
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis
100f     87     Common Kingfisher    Alcedo atthis     
and     25     Grey Heron    Ardea cinerea     

2015.01   31.07.2015   Endangered wildlife   2v set   
Black Crowned Crane Balearica pavonina
1000f     46     Black Crowned Crane    Balearica pavonina     
and     46     Grey Crowned Crane    Balearica regulorum     

2017.01   Environment   2v set   
Marabou Stork Leptoptilos crumenifer
300f     23     Marabou Stork    Leptoptilos crumenifer     

Senegal map

Location: Western Africa
Population: 12,8 million
Climate: tropical; hot, humid; rainy season has span style="font-weight:bold" southeast winds; dry season dominated by hot, dry, harmattan wind
Terrain: generally low, rolling, plains rising to foothills in southeast

Birds: 664 species

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Saloum Delta - web search -  image search -  map search
Pointe de Kalissaye - web search -  image search -  map search
Langue de Barbarie - web search -  image search -  map search
Iles de la Madeleine - web search -  image search -  map search
Guembeul - web search -  image search -  map search
Ferlo - web search -  image search -  map search
Niokolo-Koba - web search -  image search -  map search
Niokolo-Badiar - web search -  image search -  map search
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