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Bird stamps from Sharjah

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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1965.01   20.02.1965   Birds      
Rock Dove Columba livia Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops Rock Dove Columba livia Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops
30n     69     Rock Dove    Columba livia     
40n     14     Red Junglefowl    Gallus gallus     
75n     92     Eurasian Hoopoe    Upupa epops     
1.50r     69     Rock Dove    Columba livia     = 30n
2r     14     Red Junglefowl    Gallus gallus     = 40n
3r     92     Eurasian Hoopoe    Upupa epops     = 75n

1966.01   Surcharge      1965.01
30d     69     Rock Dove    Columba livia     

1967.01   02.01.1967   Japanese paintings   3v set   
Green Pheasant Phasianus versicolor
1r     14     Green Pheasant    Phasianus versicolor     

1968.01   21.03.1968   Mother's day      
Blue-and-yellow Macaw Ara ararauna
5r     108     Blue-and-yellow Macaw    Ara ararauna     imp

1972.01   27.07.1972   Birds      
Black Grouse Lyrurus tetrix Stock Dove Columba oenas Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus Hazel Grouse Tetrastes bonasia Eurasian Tree Sparrow Passer montanus
20d     14     Black Grouse    Lyrurus tetrix     
25d     69     Stock Dove    Columba oenas     
75d     26     Little Bittern    Ixobrychus minutus     
1r     14     Hazel Grouse    Tetrastes bonasia     
2r     224     Eurasian Tree Sparrow    Passer montanus     

1972.02   27.07.1972   Birds      
Regent Bowerbird Sericulus chrysocephalus
4r     126     Regent Bowerbird    Sericulus chrysocephalus     imp

1972.03   Birds      
25d     179     Great Tit    Parus major     
35d     163     Eurasian Jay    Garrulus glandarius     
50d     104     Great Spotted Woodpecker    Dendrocopos major     
65d     88     Common Kingfisher    Alcedo atthis     
1r     232     Red Crossbill    Loxia curvirostra     
3r     219     Common Nightingale    Luscinia megarhynchos     

1972.04   Birds      
25d     14     Grey Partridge    Perdix perdix     
35d     37     White-tailed Eagle    Haliaeetus albicilla     
50d     24     Black Stork    Ciconia nigra     
65d     38     Great Bustard    Otis tarda     
1r     9     Pink-footed Goose    Anser brachyrhynchus     
3r     14     Rock Ptarmigan    Lagopus muta     

1972.05   Birds      
1r     9     Mute Swan    Cygnus olor     
1r     14     Wild Turkey    Meleagris gallopavo     
1r     14     Red Junglefowl    Gallus gallus     

Sharjah map

Location: Middle East
Status: No longer a stamp-issuing entity. Sharjah joined with the other Trucial States to form the United Arab Emirates in 1971.

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