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Bird stamps from Swaziland

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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1962.01   24.04.1962   Definitives      
Long-tailed Widowbird Euplectes progne Secretarybird Sagittarius serpentarius Southern Ground Hornbill Bucorvus leadbeateri
5c     227     Long-tailed Widowbird    Euplectes progne     
10c     76     Secretarybird    Sagittarius serpentarius     
50c     86     Southern Ground Hornbill    Bucorvus leadbeateri     

1968.01   01.05.1968   Surcharge on 1962.01      
3c     227     Long-tailed Widowbird    Euplectes progne     

1968.02   06.09.1968   Overprint INDEPENDENCE 1968 on 1962.01      
5c     227     Long-tailed Widowbird    Euplectes progne     
10c     76     Secretarybird    Sagittarius serpentarius     
50c     86     Southern Ground Hornbill    Bucorvus leadbeateri     

1976.01   02.01.1976   Birds      
Black-headed Oriole Oriolus larvatus African Green Pigeon Treron calvus Green-winged Pytilia Pytilia melba Violet-backed Starling Cinnyricinclus leucogaster Black-headed Heron Ardea melanocephala African Stonechat Saxicola torquatus Chorister Robin-Chat Cossypha dichroa Gorgeous Bushshrike Telophorus viridis Black-collared Barbet Lybius torquatus Grey Heron Ardea cinerea Giant Kingfisher Megaceryle maxima Verreaux's Eagle Aquila verreauxii Southern Red Bishop Euplectes orix Pin-tailed Whydah Vidua macroura Lilac-breasted Roller Coracias caudatus
1c     161     Black-headed Oriole    Oriolus larvatus     
2c     27     African Green Pigeon    Treron calvus     
3c     228     Green-winged Pytilia    Pytilia melba     
4c     218     Violet-backed Starling    Cinnyricinclus leucogaster     
5c     70     Black-headed Heron    Ardea melanocephala     
6c     221     African Stonechat    Saxicola torquatus     
7c     221     Chorister Robin-Chat    Cossypha dichroa     
10c     145     Gorgeous Bushshrike    Telophorus viridis     
15c     100     Black-collared Barbet    Lybius torquatus     
20c     70     Grey Heron    Ardea cinerea     
25c     90     Giant Kingfisher    Megaceryle maxima     
30c     78     Verreaux's Eagle    Aquila verreauxii     
50c     227     Southern Red Bishop    Euplectes orix     
1e     229     Pin-tailed Whydah    Vidua macroura     
2e     88     Lilac-breasted Roller    Coracias caudatus     

1982.01   16.06.1982   WWF      
Pel's Fishing Owl Scotopelia peli Pel's Fishing Owl Scotopelia peli Pel's Fishing Owl Scotopelia peli Pel's Fishing Owl Scotopelia peli Pel's Fishing Owl Scotopelia peli
35c     80     Pel's Fishing Owl    Scotopelia peli     
35c     80     Pel's Fishing Owl    Scotopelia peli     
35c     80     Pel's Fishing Owl    Scotopelia peli     
35c     80     Pel's Fishing Owl    Scotopelia peli     
35c     80     Pel's Fishing Owl    Scotopelia peli     

1983.01   16.05.1983   Wildlife conservation, Lammergeier      
Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus
35c     78     Bearded Vulture    Gypaetus barbatus     
35c     78     Bearded Vulture    Gypaetus barbatus     
35c     78     Bearded Vulture    Gypaetus barbatus     
35c     78     Bearded Vulture    Gypaetus barbatus     
35c     78     Bearded Vulture    Gypaetus barbatus     

1984.01   18.05.1984   Wildlife conservation, Bald Ibis      
Southern Bald Ibis Geronticus calvus Southern Bald Ibis Geronticus calvus Southern Bald Ibis Geronticus calvus Southern Bald Ibis Geronticus calvus Southern Bald Ibis Geronticus calvus
35c     69     Southern Bald Ibis    Geronticus calvus     
35c     69     Southern Bald Ibis    Geronticus calvus     
35c     69     Southern Bald Ibis    Geronticus calvus     
35c     69     Southern Bald Ibis    Geronticus calvus     
35c     69     Southern Bald Ibis    Geronticus calvus     

1985.01   21.05.1985   Audubon      
Southern Ground Hornbill Bucorvus leadbeateri Southern Ground Hornbill Bucorvus leadbeateri Southern Ground Hornbill Bucorvus leadbeateri Southern Ground Hornbill Bucorvus leadbeateri Southern Ground Hornbill Bucorvus leadbeateri
25c     86     Southern Ground Hornbill    Bucorvus leadbeateri     
25c     86     Southern Ground Hornbill    Bucorvus leadbeateri     
25c     86     Southern Ground Hornbill    Bucorvus leadbeateri     
25c     86     Southern Ground Hornbill    Bucorvus leadbeateri     
25c     86     Southern Ground Hornbill    Bucorvus leadbeateri     

1993.01   25.11.1993   Common Waxbill      
Common Waxbill Estrilda astrild Common Waxbill Estrilda astrild Common Waxbill Estrilda astrild Common Waxbill Estrilda astrild
25c     228     Common Waxbill    Estrilda astrild     
40c     228     Common Waxbill    Estrilda astrild     
1e     228     Common Waxbill    Estrilda astrild     
2e     228     Common Waxbill    Estrilda astrild     

1995.01   27.09.1995   Turacos      
Knysna Turaco Tauraco corythaix Knysna Turaco Tauraco corythaix Purple-crested Turaco Tauraco porphyreolophus Grey Go-away-bird Corythaixoides concolor
35c     22     Knysna Turaco    Tauraco corythaix     
50c     22     Knysna Turaco    Tauraco corythaix     
1e     22     Purple-crested Turaco    Tauraco porphyreolophus     
2e     22     Grey Go-away-bird    Corythaixoides concolor     

2002.01   23.12.2002   Tourism   4v set   
Common Ostrich Struthio camelus
2.80e     1     Common Ostrich    Struthio camelus     

2004.01   11.10.2004   SAPOA      
Purple-crested Turaco Tauraco porphyreolophus Blue Crane Grus paradisea Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis African Fish Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer African Fish Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer Bar-tailed Trogon Apaloderma vittatum African Fish Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
0.85e     22     Purple-crested Turaco    Tauraco porphyreolophus     
1.10e     32     Blue Crane    Grus paradisea     
1.35e     70     Western Cattle Egret    Bubulcus ibis     
1.90e     78     African Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus vocifer     
2e     78     African Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus vocifer     
2.45e     83     Bar-tailed Trogon    Apaloderma vittatum     
3e     78     African Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus vocifer     
3.35e     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     

2004.02   11.10.2004   SAPOA   Sheet   2004.01

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Purple-crested Turaco  Tauraco porphyreolophus Blue Crane  Grus paradisea Western Cattle Egret  Bubulcus ibis African Fish Eagle  Haliaeetus vocifer African Fish Eagle  Haliaeetus vocifer Bar-tailed Trogon  Apaloderma vittatum African Fish Eagle  Haliaeetus vocifer Peregrine Falcon  Falco peregrinus
0.85e     22     Purple-crested Turaco    Tauraco porphyreolophus     
1.10e     32     Blue Crane    Grus paradisea     
1.90e     70     Western Cattle Egret    Bubulcus ibis     
1.90e     78     African Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus vocifer     
1.90e     78     African Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus vocifer     
2.25e     83     Bar-tailed Trogon    Apaloderma vittatum     
2.30e     78     African Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus vocifer     
2.30e     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     

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Location: Southern Africa
Population: 1.1 million
Climate: varies from tropical to near temperate
Terrain: mostly mountains and hills; some moderately sloping plains

Birds: 507 species

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19.01.2020