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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1961.01   31.05.1961   Definitives      
African Pygmy Kingfisher Ispidina picta Crimson-breasted Shrike Laniarius atrococcineus Secretarybird Sagittarius serpentarius
c     87     African Pygmy Kingfisher    Ispidina picta     p 14x15
3c     144     Crimson-breasted Shrike    Laniarius atrococcineus     
20c     34     Secretarybird    Sagittarius serpentarius     

1961.02   Definitives   No wmk   1961.01
3c     144     Crimson-breasted Shrike    Laniarius atrococcineus     

1963.01   Definitives      1961.01
c     87     African Pygmy Kingfisher    Ispidina picta     p 14

1963.02   Definitives   No wmk   1961.01
20c     34     Secretarybird    Sagittarius serpentarius     

1964.01   21.05.1964   Definitives   wmk RSA   1961.01
c     87     African Pygmy Kingfisher    Ispidina picta     

1964.02   Definitives   wmk RSA   1961.01
20c     34     Secretarybird    Sagittarius serpentarius     

1964.03   Definitives   wmk RSA   1961.01
3c     144     Crimson-breasted Shrike    Laniarius atrococcineus     

1968.01   Definitives   Centered countryname, wmk RSA   1961.01
Secretarybird Sagittarius serpentarius
20c     34     Secretarybird    Sagittarius serpentarius     

1969.01   Definitives   "RSA"   1961.01
African Pygmy Kingfisher Ispidina picta
c     87     African Pygmy Kingfisher    Ispidina picta     

1974.01   20.11.1974   Definitives      
Cape Gannet Morus capensis Greater Double-collared Sunbird Cinnyris afer Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill Tockus leucomelas Bokmakierie Telophorus zeylonus Blue Crane Grus paradisea Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus
5c     30     Cape Gannet    Morus capensis     
15c     223     Greater Double-collared Sunbird    Cinnyris afer     
20c     94     Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill    Tockus leucomelas     
30c     144     Bokmakierie    Telophorus zeylonus     
50c     46     Blue Crane    Grus paradisea     
1r     36     Bateleur    Terathopius ecaudatus     

1974.02   20.11.1974   Definitives      1974.01
Cape Gannet Morus capensis
5c     30     Cape Gannet    Morus capensis     Without yellow

1988.01   03.02.1988   Bartolomeu Dias   4v set   
Kelp Gull Larus dominicanus
30c     64     Kelp Gull    Larus dominicanus     

1990.01   02.08.1990   Birds      
Knysna Turaco Tauraco corythaix Red-capped Robin-Chat Cossypha natalensis Rufous-naped Lark Mirafra africana Bokmakierie Telophorus zeylonus
21c     70     Knysna Turaco    Tauraco corythaix     
35c     219     Red-capped Robin-Chat    Cossypha natalensis     
40c     183     Rufous-naped Lark    Mirafra africana     
50c     144     Bokmakierie    Telophorus zeylonus     

1990.02   02.08.1990   Birds      1990.01
Bokmakierie Telophorus zeylonus
50c     144     Bokmakierie    Telophorus zeylonus     MS

1991.01   21.02.1991   Animal breeding   5v set   
Rock Dove Columba livia
21c     68     Rock Dove    Columba livia     

1991.02   05.12.1991   Antarctic treaty   2v set   
Adelie Penguin Pygoscelis adeliae
27c     15     Adelie Penguin    Pygoscelis adeliae     

1992.01   06.02.1992   Environmental conservation   3v set   
Red-bellied Malimbe Malimbus erythrogaster
65c     225     Red-bellied Malimbe    Malimbus erythrogaster     

1993.01   03.09.1993   6th definitives   Latin bird name   
Kori Bustard Ardeotis kori African Penguin Spheniscus demersus Wattled Crane Grus carunculata Blue Swallow Hirundo atrocaerulea Martial Eagle Polemaetus bellicosus Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus
80c     37     Kori Bustard    Ardeotis kori     
90c     15     African Penguin    Spheniscus demersus     
1r     46     Wattled Crane    Grus carunculata     
2r     185     Blue Swallow    Hirundo atrocaerulea     
5r     36     Martial Eagle    Polemaetus bellicosus     
10r     36     Bateleur    Terathopius ecaudatus     

1995.01   28.04.1995   Tourism      
Red-billed Oxpecker Buphagus erythrorynchus
*     217     Red-billed Oxpecker    Buphagus erythrorynchus     

1995.02   02.10.1995   6th definitives      
Lemon-breasted Canary Crithagra citrinipectus
85c     232     Lemon-breasted Canary    Crithagra citrinipectus     

1995.03   01.12.1995   6th definitives   Booklet   1993.01
African Penguin Spheniscus demersus African Penguin Spheniscus demersus African Penguin Spheniscus demersus African Penguin Spheniscus demersus
90c     15     African Penguin    Spheniscus demersus     ct
90c     15     African Penguin    Spheniscus demersus     ctr
90c     15     African Penguin    Spheniscus demersus     cb
90c     15     African Penguin    Spheniscus demersus     cbr

1996.01   06.08.1996   6th definitives   English bird name   1993.01
Wattled Crane Grus carunculata
1r     46     Wattled Crane    Grus carunculata     

1997.01   20.03.1997   6th definitives      
African Fish Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer
20r     36     African Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus vocifer     ce

1997.02   01.05.1997   6th definitives   Booklet   1993.01
Wattled Crane Grus carunculata Wattled Crane Grus carunculata
1r     46     Wattled Crane    Grus carunculata     
1r     46     Wattled Crane    Grus carunculata     cr

1997.03   05.06.1997   Waterbirds, Ilsapex 98   Sheet, p 14x14   

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White-breasted Cormorant  Phalacrocorax lucidus Hamerkop  Scopus umbretta Pied Kingfisher  Ceryle rudis Purple Heron  Ardea purpurea Black-headed Heron  Ardea melanocephala African Darter  Anhinga rufa Striated Heron  Butorides striata White-faced Whistling Duck  Dendrocygna viduata Saddle-billed Stork  Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis Water Thick-knee  Burhinus vermiculatus
*     31     White-breasted Cormorant    Phalacrocorax lucidus     
*     26     Hamerkop    Scopus umbretta     
*     87     Pied Kingfisher    Ceryle rudis     
*     25     Purple Heron    Ardea purpurea     
*     25     Black-headed Heron    Ardea melanocephala     
*     32     African Darter    Anhinga rufa     
*     25     Striated Heron    Butorides striata     
*     8     White-faced Whistling Duck    Dendrocygna viduata     
*     23     Saddle-billed Stork    Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis     
*     49     Water Thick-knee    Burhinus vermiculatus     

1997.04   18.06.1997   6th definitives   English bird name   1993.01
African Penguin Spheniscus demersus Martial Eagle Polemaetus bellicosus
90c     15     African Penguin    Spheniscus demersus     
5r     36     Martial Eagle    Polemaetus bellicosus     

1997.05   01.07.1997   6th definitives      1993.01
1r     46     Wattled Crane    Grus carunculata     ce

1997.06   11.07.1997   Junass      1997.03

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White-faced Whistling Duck  Dendrocygna viduata
*     8     White-faced Whistling Duck    Dendrocygna viduata     MS

1997.07   23.07.1997   6th definitives   English bird name   1993.01
Blue Swallow Hirundo atrocaerulea
2r     185     Blue Swallow    Hirundo atrocaerulea     

1997.08   27.08.1997   Antarctic fauna   3v set   
Brown Skua Stercorarius antarcticus King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus
1.20r     65     Brown Skua    Stercorarius antarcticus     
1.70r     15     King Penguin    Aptenodytes patagonicus     

1997.09   12.12.1997   6th definitives redrawn      
1r     46     Wattled Crane    Grus carunculata     

1997.10   19.12.1997   6th definitives redrawn      
African Penguin Spheniscus demersus
90c     15     African Penguin    Spheniscus demersus     

1997.11   Waterbirds   Booklet, p 14x14   1997.03

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White-breasted Cormorant  Phalacrocorax lucidus Hamerkop  Scopus umbretta Pied Kingfisher  Ceryle rudis Purple Heron  Ardea purpurea Black-headed Heron  Ardea melanocephala African Darter  Anhinga rufa Striated Heron  Butorides striata White-faced Whistling Duck  Dendrocygna viduata Saddle-billed Stork  Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis Water Thick-knee  Burhinus vermiculatus
*     31     White-breasted Cormorant    Phalacrocorax lucidus     
*     26     Hamerkop    Scopus umbretta     
*     87     Pied Kingfisher    Ceryle rudis     
*     25     Purple Heron    Ardea purpurea     
*     25     Black-headed Heron    Ardea melanocephala     
*     32     African Darter    Anhinga rufa     
*     25     Striated Heron    Butorides striata     
*     8     White-faced Whistling Duck    Dendrocygna viduata     
*     23     Saddle-billed Stork    Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis     
*     49     Water Thick-knee    Burhinus vermiculatus     

1998.01   16.03.1998   6th definitives redrawn      
Kori Bustard Ardeotis kori
80c     37     Kori Bustard    Ardeotis kori     

1998.02   17.03.1998   6th definitives redrawn      
Martial Eagle Polemaetus bellicosus
5r     36     Martial Eagle    Polemaetus bellicosus     

1998.03   18.03.1998   6th definitives redrawn      
Blue Swallow Hirundo atrocaerulea
2r     185     Blue Swallow    Hirundo atrocaerulea     ce

1998.04   16.08.1998   South African raptors   Sheet   

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Pale Chanting Goshawk  Melierax canorus Jackal Buzzard  Buteo rufofuscus Lanner Falcon  Falco biarmicus Bearded Vulture  Gypaetus barbatus Black Harrier  Circus maurus Cape Vulture  Gyps coprotheres Bateleur  Terathopius ecaudatus Spotted Eagle-Owl  Bubo africanus White-headed Vulture  Trigonoceps occipitalis African Fish Eagle  Haliaeetus vocifer
*     36     Pale Chanting Goshawk    Melierax canorus     
*     36     Jackal Buzzard    Buteo rufofuscus     
*     104     Lanner Falcon    Falco biarmicus     
*     36     Bearded Vulture    Gypaetus barbatus     
*     36     Black Harrier    Circus maurus     
*     36     Cape Vulture    Gyps coprotheres     
*     36     Bateleur    Terathopius ecaudatus     
*     73     Spotted Eagle-Owl    Bubo africanus     
*     36     White-headed Vulture    Trigonoceps occipitalis     
*     36     African Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus vocifer     

1998.05   16.08.1998   South African raptors   Booklet   1998.04

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Pale Chanting Goshawk  Melierax canorus Jackal Buzzard  Buteo rufofuscus Lanner Falcon  Falco biarmicus Bearded Vulture  Gypaetus barbatus Black Harrier  Circus maurus Cape Vulture  Gyps coprotheres Bateleur  Terathopius ecaudatus Spotted Eagle-Owl  Bubo africanus White-headed Vulture  Trigonoceps occipitalis African Fish Eagle  Haliaeetus vocifer
*     36     Pale Chanting Goshawk    Melierax canorus     
*     36     Jackal Buzzard    Buteo rufofuscus     
*     104     Lanner Falcon    Falco biarmicus     
*     36     Bearded Vulture    Gypaetus barbatus     
*     36     Black Harrier    Circus maurus     
*     36     Cape Vulture    Gyps coprotheres     
*     36     Bateleur    Terathopius ecaudatus     
*     73     Spotted Eagle-Owl    Bubo africanus     
*     36     White-headed Vulture    Trigonoceps occipitalis     
*     36     African Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus vocifer     

1998.06   26.08.1998   6th definitives redrawn      
African Fish Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer
20r     36     African Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus vocifer     ce

1998.07   28.08.1998   6th definitives redrawn      
Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus
10r     36     Bateleur    Terathopius ecaudatus     p 14x14

1998.08   28.09.1998   The Western Cape   5v booklet   
Common Ostrich Struthio camelus Common Ostrich Struthio camelus
*     1     Common Ostrich    Struthio camelus     cl
*     1     Common Ostrich    Struthio camelus     = 1, cr

1998.09   28.09.1998   KwaZulu-Natal   5v booklet   
Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus
*     28     Great White Pelican    Pelecanus onocrotalus     cl
*     28     Great White Pelican    Pelecanus onocrotalus     = 1, cr

1998.10   09.10.1998   World post day      

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African Harrier-Hawk  Polyboroides typus
5r     36     African Harrier-Hawk    Polyboroides typus     MS

1999.01   09.01.1999   6th definitives redrawn      1998.03
Blue Swallow Hirundo atrocaerulea
2r     185     Blue Swallow    Hirundo atrocaerulea     

1999.02   04.10.1999   Migratory species   10v sheet   

Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni European Bee-eater Merops apiaster Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea Wandering Albatross Diomedea exulans Lesser Flamingo Phoeniconaias minor
*     185     Barn Swallow    Hirundo rustica     
*     104     Lesser Kestrel    Falco naumanni     
*     90     European Bee-eater    Merops apiaster     
*     62     Curlew Sandpiper    Calidris ferruginea     
*     17     Wandering Albatross    Diomedea exulans     
*     21     Lesser Flamingo    Phoeniconaias minor     

1999.03   04.10.1999   Migratory species   Booklet   1999.02

Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni European Bee-eater Merops apiaster Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea Wandering Albatross Diomedea exulans Lesser Flamingo Phoeniconaias minor
*     185     Barn Swallow    Hirundo rustica     
*     104     Lesser Kestrel    Falco naumanni     
*     90     European Bee-eater    Merops apiaster     
*     62     Curlew Sandpiper    Calidris ferruginea     
*     17     Wandering Albatross    Diomedea exulans     
*     21     Lesser Flamingo    Phoeniconaias minor     

2000.01   6th definitives redrawn      1998.07
Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus
10r     36     Bateleur    Terathopius ecaudatus     p 14

2000.02   22.05.2000   London 2000      
Knysna Turaco Tauraco corythaix
4.60r     70     Knysna Turaco    Tauraco corythaix     MS

2000.03   05.06.2000   Definitives      
Tawny Eagle Aquila rapax Cape Vulture Gyps coprotheres
1.50r     36     Tawny Eagle    Aquila rapax     
2.30r     36     Cape Vulture    Gyps coprotheres     

2000.04   15.11.2000   7th definitive series   27v set   
Lilac-breasted Roller Coracias caudatus Woodland Kingfisher Halcyon senegalensis White-fronted Bee-eater Merops bullockoides African Green Pigeon Treron calvus Purple-crested Turaco Tauraco porphyreolophus
2r     85     Lilac-breasted Roller    Coracias caudatus     
3r     87     Woodland Kingfisher    Halcyon senegalensis     
5r     90     White-fronted Bee-eater    Merops bullockoides     
10r     68     African Green Pigeon    Treron calvus     
20r     70     Purple-crested Turaco    Tauraco porphyreolophus     

2001.01   12.05.2001   Kgalagadi transfrontier park   4v set   
Sociable Weaver Philetairus socius
2.90r     225     Sociable Weaver    Philetairus socius     

2001.02   12.05.2001   Kgalagadi transfrontier park   2v sheet   2001.01
Sociable Weaver Philetairus socius
2.90r     225     Sociable Weaver    Philetairus socius     

2001.03   01.10.2001   7th definitive series   p 13   2000.04
African Green Pigeon Treron calvus Purple-crested Turaco Tauraco porphyreolophus
10r     68     African Green Pigeon    Treron calvus     
20r     70     Purple-crested Turaco    Tauraco porphyreolophus     

2002.01   28.06.2002   7th definitive series   p 13   2000.04
Woodland Kingfisher Halcyon senegalensis White-fronted Bee-eater Merops bullockoides
3r     87     Woodland Kingfisher    Halcyon senegalensis     
5f     90     White-fronted Bee-eater    Merops bullockoides     

2002.02   09.08.2002   7th definitive series   p 13   2000.04
Lilac-breasted Roller Coracias caudatus
2r     85     Lilac-breasted Roller    Coracias caudatus     

2004.01   01.07.2004   The gift from volunteers   10v sheet   
African Penguin Spheniscus demersus
*     15     African Penguin    Spheniscus demersus     

2004.02   01.09.2004   The ecology of Table Mountain   10v sheet, sa   
Cape Sugarbird Promerops cafer
*     205     Cape Sugarbird    Promerops cafer     

2004.03   11.10.2004   SAPOA   Sheet   

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African Fish Eagle  Haliaeetus vocifer African Fish Eagle  Haliaeetus vocifer Peregrine Falcon  Falco peregrinus Western Cattle Egret  Bubulcus ibis Purple-crested Turaco  Tauraco porphyreolophus Blue Crane  Grus paradisea Bar-tailed Trogon  Apaloderma vittatum African Fish Eagle  Haliaeetus vocifer
12.05r     36     African Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus vocifer     
12.05r     36     African Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus vocifer     
12.05r     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     
12.05r     25     Western Cattle Egret    Bubulcus ibis     
12.05r     70     Purple-crested Turaco    Tauraco porphyreolophus     
12.05r     46     Blue Crane    Grus paradisea     
12.05r     83     Bar-tailed Trogon    Apaloderma vittatum     
12.05r     36     African Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus vocifer     

2006.01   27.01.2006   Year of the dog   3v sheet   
White Stork Ciconia ciconia
B5     23     White Stork    Ciconia ciconia     

2007.01   03.08.2007   Owls   Sheet with 2 sets   
Western Barn Owl Tyto alba Cape Eagle-Owl Bubo capensis African Barred Owlet Glaucidium capense Verreaux's Eagle-Owl Bubo lacteus Pel's Fishing Owl Scotopelia peli
Int     72     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     
Int     73     Cape Eagle-Owl    Bubo capensis     
Int     73     African Barred Owlet    Glaucidium capense     
Int     73     Verreaux's Eagle-Owl    Bubo lacteus     
Int     73     Pel's Fishing Owl    Scotopelia peli     

2007.02   19.10.2007   Addition to the 7th definitive series      
Common Ostrich Struthio camelus
B4     1     Common Ostrich    Struthio camelus     

2007.03   31.10.2007   International polar year   6v sheet   
Emperor Penguin Aptenodytes forsteri Antarctic Tern Sterna vittata Adelie Penguin Pygoscelis adeliae Wandering Albatross Diomedea exulans
*     15     Emperor Penguin    Aptenodytes forsteri     
*     64     Antarctic Tern    Sterna vittata     
*     15     Adelie Penguin    Pygoscelis adeliae     
*     17     Wandering Albatross    Diomedea exulans     

2008.01   01.08.2008   The big 5 of birds   Sheet with 2 sets   
Southern Ground Hornbill Bucorvus leadbeateri Kori Bustard Ardeotis kori Common Ostrich Struthio camelus Blue Crane Grus paradisea Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus
IASL     93     Southern Ground Hornbill    Bucorvus leadbeateri     
IASL     37     Kori Bustard    Ardeotis kori     
IASL     1     Common Ostrich    Struthio camelus     
IASL     46     Blue Crane    Grus paradisea     
IASL     36     Bearded Vulture    Gypaetus barbatus     

2009.01   02.03.2009   Preserve the polar regions and glaciers   2v sheet   
Light-mantled Albatross Phoebetria palpebrata
*     17     Light-mantled Albatross    Phoebetria palpebrata     

2009.02   03.08.2009   Coastal birds of South Africa   Sheet with 2 sets   
African Penguin Spheniscus demersus African Oystercatcher Haematopus moquini Cape Gannet Morus capensis Cape Cormorant Phalacrocorax capensis Kelp Gull Larus dominicanus
IASL     15     African Penguin    Spheniscus demersus     
IASL     52     African Oystercatcher    Haematopus moquini     
IASL     30     Cape Gannet    Morus capensis     
IASL     31     Cape Cormorant    Phalacrocorax capensis     
IASL     64     Kelp Gull    Larus dominicanus     

2010.01   12.03.2010   International year of biodiversity   4v sheet   
Yellow-billed Oxpecker Buphagus africanus Lilac-breasted Roller Coracias caudatus
SRL     217     Yellow-billed Oxpecker    Buphagus africanus     
and     217     Red-billed Oxpecker    Buphagus erythrorynchus     
SRL     85     Lilac-breasted Roller    Coracias caudatus     

2010.02   06.08.2010   Grassland birds of South Africa   Sheet with 2 sets   
Blue Korhaan Eupodotis caerulescens Buff-streaked Chat Campicoloides bifasciatus White-bellied Bustard Eupodotis senegalensis White-winged Flufftail Sarothrura ayresi Yellow-breasted Pipit Anthus chloris
5.75r     37     Blue Korhaan    Eupodotis caerulescens     
5.75r     219     Buff-streaked Chat    Campicoloides bifasciatus     
5.75r     37     White-bellied Bustard    Eupodotis senegalensis     
5.75r     42     White-winged Flufftail    Sarothrura ayresi     
5.75r     230     Yellow-breasted Pipit    Anthus chloris     

2010.03   23.09.2010   Richtersveld   5v set   
Namaqua Sandgrouse Pterocles namaqua
2.40r     67     Namaqua Sandgrouse    Pterocles namaqua     

2011.01   15.07.2011   Forest birds   Sheet with 2 sets   
Green Twinspot Mandingoa nitidula Olive Bushshrike Chlorophoneus olivaceus Cape Parrot Poicephalus robustus Knysna Turaco Tauraco corythaix Crowned Eagle Stephanoaetus coronatus
6r     226     Green Twinspot    Mandingoa nitidula     
6r     144     Olive Bushshrike    Chlorophoneus olivaceus     
6r     107     Cape Parrot    Poicephalus robustus     
6r     70     Knysna Turaco    Tauraco corythaix     
6r     36     Crowned Eagle    Stephanoaetus coronatus     

2011.02   23.09.2011   Heritage sites   10v sheet, sa   

African Fish Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer Cape Vulture Gyps coprotheres Cape Sugarbird Promerops cafer
B5     36     African Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus vocifer     
B5     36     Cape Vulture    Gyps coprotheres     
B5     205     Cape Sugarbird    Promerops cafer     

2012.01   20.04.2012   National symbols   8v sheet, sa   
Blue Crane Grus paradisea
*     46     Blue Crane    Grus paradisea     

2012.02   12.07.2012   Big 5   2x5v booklet, sa   
Red-billed Oxpecker Buphagus erythrorynchus Red-billed Oxpecker Buphagus erythrorynchus
AP     217     Red-billed Oxpecker    Buphagus erythrorynchus     ctl
AP     217     Red-billed Oxpecker    Buphagus erythrorynchus     cbl

2012.03   10.08.2012   Sunbirds   Sheet with 2 sets   
White-bellied Sunbird Cinnyris talatala Dusky Sunbird Cinnyris fuscus Neergaard's Sunbird Cinnyris neergaardi Plain-backed Sunbird Anthreptes reichenowi Collared Sunbird Hedydipna collaris
IASL     223     White-bellied Sunbird    Cinnyris talatala     
IASL     223     Dusky Sunbird    Cinnyris fuscus     
IASL     223     Neergaard's Sunbird    Cinnyris neergaardi     
IASL     223     Plain-backed Sunbird    Anthreptes reichenowi     
IASL     223     Collared Sunbird    Hedydipna collaris     

2013.01   14.06.2013   Fish eagle   Sheet, hologram, sa   
African Fish Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer African Fish Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer
B4     36     African Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus vocifer     
B4     36     African Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus vocifer     

2013.02   01.07.2013   Kirstenbosch   10v sheet, sa   
Cape Sugarbird Promerops cafer
*     205     Cape Sugarbird    Promerops cafer     

2014.01   01.09.2014   Critically endangered birds   Sheet with 2 sets   
Damara Tern Sternula balaenarum Taita Falcon Falco fasciinucha Leach's Storm Petrel Oceanodroma leucorhoa White-winged Flufftail Sarothrura ayresi Tristan Albatross Diomedea dabbenena
ISL     64     Damara Tern    Sternula balaenarum     
ISL     104     Taita Falcon    Falco fasciinucha     
ISL     18     Leach's Storm Petrel    Oceanodroma leucorhoa     
ISL     42     White-winged Flufftail    Sarothrura ayresi     
ISL     17     Tristan Albatross    Diomedea dabbenena     

2015.01   03.03.2015   Animal poaching awareness   6v sheet, sa   
Grey Crowned Crane Balearica regulorum Southern Ground Hornbill Bucorvus leadbeateri Cape Parrot Poicephalus robustus
*     46     Grey Crowned Crane    Balearica regulorum     
*     93     Southern Ground Hornbill    Bucorvus leadbeateri     
*     107     Cape Parrot    Poicephalus robustus     

2016.01   Kingfishers   Sheet with 2 sets, sa   
African Pygmy Kingfisher Ispidina picta Giant Kingfisher Megaceryle maxima Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis Mangrove Kingfisher Halcyon senegaloides Half-collared Kingfisher Alcedo semitorquata
*     87     African Pygmy Kingfisher    Ispidina picta     
*     87     Giant Kingfisher    Megaceryle maxima     
*     87     Pied Kingfisher    Ceryle rudis     
*     87     Mangrove Kingfisher    Halcyon senegaloides     
*     87     Half-collared Kingfisher    Alcedo semitorquata     

2016.02   21.10.2016   Biospheres   6v sheet, sa   
Kelp Gull Larus dominicanus
*     64     Kelp Gull    Larus dominicanus     

2017.01   18.05.2017   Bee-eaters   Sheet with 2 sets, sa   
European Bee-eater Merops apiaster Little Bee-eater Merops pusillus Southern Carmine Bee-eater Merops nubicoides Swallow-tailed Bee-eater Merops hirundineus White-fronted Bee-eater Merops bullockoides
B4     90     European Bee-eater    Merops apiaster     
B4     90     Little Bee-eater    Merops pusillus     
B4     90     Southern Carmine Bee-eater    Merops nubicoides     
B4     90     Swallow-tailed Bee-eater    Merops hirundineus     
B4     90     White-fronted Bee-eater    Merops bullockoides     

South Africa map

Location: Southern Africa
Population: 43.7 million
Climate: mostly semiarid; subtropical along east coast; sunny days, cool nights
Terrain: vast interior plateau rimmed by rugged hills and narrow coastal plain

Birds: 858 species. 31 endemic species.
National bird: Blue Crane

Links:
South African Post Office postal administration website
Where do you want to go birding today?
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29.09.2017