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South West Africa
Bird stamps from South West Africa

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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1931.01   05.03.1931   Definitives      
Kori Bustard Ardeotis kori Kori Bustard Ardeotis kori
½d     38     Kori Bustard    Ardeotis kori     "South West Africa"
½d     38     Kori Bustard    Ardeotis kori     = 1, " Suidwes Afrika"

1931.02   Official stamps      1931.01
½d     38     Kori Bustard    Ardeotis kori     "OFFICIAL"
½d     38     Kori Bustard    Ardeotis kori     "OFFISIEEL"

1961.01   14.02.1961   Definitives   wmk coat of arms   
Lesser Flamingo Phoeniconaias minor
5c     22     Lesser Flamingo    Phoeniconaias minor     

1962.01   03.04.1962   Definitives   No wmk   1961.01
5c     22     Lesser Flamingo    Phoeniconaias minor     

1962.02   01.10.1962   Definitives   wmk coat of arms   
Lesser Flamingo Phoeniconaias minor
3c     22     Lesser Flamingo    Phoeniconaias minor     

1968.01   21.03.1968   Definitives   wmk RSA   1961.01
5c     22     Lesser Flamingo    Phoeniconaias minor     

1970.01   06.02.1970   Definitives   wmk RSA   1962.02
Lesser Flamingo Phoeniconaias minor
3c     22     Lesser Flamingo    Phoeniconaias minor     

1973.01   29.05.1973   Definitives   No wmk   1962.02
3c     22     Lesser Flamingo    Phoeniconaias minor     

1974.01   13.02.1974   Rare birds      
White-tailed Shrike Lanioturdus torquatus Rosy-faced Lovebird Agapornis roseicollis Rockrunner Achaetops pycnopygius Rüppell's Parrot Poicephalus rueppellii
4c     141     White-tailed Shrike    Lanioturdus torquatus     
5c     109     Rosy-faced Lovebird    Agapornis roseicollis     
10c     187     Rockrunner    Achaetops pycnopygius     
15c     108     Rüppell's Parrot    Poicephalus rueppellii     

1975.01   19.03.1975   Protected birds of prey      
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Verreaux's Eagle Aquila verreauxii Martial Eagle Polemaetus bellicosus Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus
4c     105     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     
5c     37     Verreaux's Eagle    Aquila verreauxii     
10c     37     Martial Eagle    Polemaetus bellicosus     
15c     37     Egyptian Vulture    Neophron percnopterus     

1978.01   14.04.1978   The Bushmen   4v set   
Common Ostrich Struthio camelus
4c     2     Common Ostrich    Struthio camelus     

1979.01   05.04.1979   Water birds      
Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus White-breasted Cormorant Phalacrocorax lucidus Chestnut-banded Plover Charadrius pallidus Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus
4c     22     Greater Flamingo    Phoenicopterus roseus     
15c     32     White-breasted Cormorant    Phalacrocorax lucidus     
20c     57     Chestnut-banded Plover    Charadrius pallidus     
25c     29     Great White Pelican    Pelecanus onocrotalus     

1982.01   28.05.1982   Bartulomeu Dias   4v set   
White-breasted Cormorant Phalacrocorax lucidus
25c     32     White-breasted Cormorant    Phalacrocorax lucidus     
and     65     Kelp Gull    Larus dominicanus     

1985.01   15.03.1985   Ostrich      
Common Ostrich Struthio camelus Common Ostrich Struthio camelus Common Ostrich Struthio camelus Common Ostrich Struthio camelus
11c     2     Common Ostrich    Struthio camelus     
25c     2     Common Ostrich    Struthio camelus     
30c     2     Common Ostrich    Struthio camelus     
50c     2     Common Ostrich    Struthio camelus     

1988.01   03.11.1988   Birds of South West Africa      
Herero Chat Namibornis herero Gray's Lark Ammomanopsis grayi Rüppell's Korhaan Eupodotis rueppelii Monteiro's Hornbill Tockus monteiri
16c     219     Herero Chat    Namibornis herero     
30c     183     Gray's Lark    Ammomanopsis grayi     
40c     38     Rüppell's Korhaan    Eupodotis rueppelii     
50c     95     Monteiro's Hornbill    Tockus monteiri     

South West Africa map

Location: Southern Africa
Status: No longer a stamp-issuing entity; now named Namibia

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26.08.2016