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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1942.01   04.05.1942   Swans      
Mute Swan Cygnus olor
20k     13     Mute Swan    Cygnus olor     

1953.01   07.07.1953   Swans      1942.01
Mute Swan Cygnus olor Mute Swan Cygnus olor
20k     13     Mute Swan    Cygnus olor     ct
20k     13     Mute Swan    Cygnus olor     cb

1956.01   30.10.1956   Northern countries' day      
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus
25ø     13     Whooper Swan    Cygnus cygnus     
40ø     13     Whooper Swan    Cygnus cygnus     = 25ø

1968.01   21.02.1968   Cranes      
Common Crane Grus grus
1k     32     Common Crane    Grus grus     

1968.02   25.11.1968   Bruno Liljefors   5v booklet   
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos
30ø     52     Great Black-backed Gull    Larus marinus     cl
30ø     78     Golden Eagle    Aquila chrysaetos     cl
and     165     Hooded Crow    Corvus cornix     
30ø     52     Great Black-backed Gull    Larus marinus     = 1, cr
30ø     78     Golden Eagle    Aquila chrysaetos     = 2, cr
and     165     Hooded Crow    Corvus cornix     

1969.01   12.05.1969   Albert Engstrøm   Coil   
Eurasian Eagle-Owl Bubo bubo Eurasian Eagle-Owl Bubo bubo
35ø     80     Eurasian Eagle-Owl    Bubo bubo     
55ø     80     Eurasian Eagle-Owl    Bubo bubo     = 35ø

1969.02   12.05.1969   Albert Engstrøm   Booklet   1969.01
35ø     80     Eurasian Eagle-Owl    Bubo bubo     cl
35ø     80     Eurasian Eagle-Owl    Bubo bubo     cr
55ø     80     Eurasian Eagle-Owl    Bubo bubo     cl
55ø     80     Eurasian Eagle-Owl    Bubo bubo     cr

1970.01   20.11.1970   Christmas   Booklet   

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Common Blackbird  Turdus merula Great Tit  Parus major Eurasian Bullfinch  Pyrrhula pyrrhula European Greenfinch  Chloris chloris Eurasian Blue Tit  Cyanistes caeruleus Common Blackbird  Turdus merula Great Tit  Parus major Eurasian Bullfinch  Pyrrhula pyrrhula European Greenfinch  Chloris chloris Eurasian Blue Tit  Cyanistes caeruleus
30ø     222     Common Blackbird    Turdus merula     cl
30ø     181     Great Tit    Parus major     cl
30ø     236     Eurasian Bullfinch    Pyrrhula pyrrhula     cl
30ø     236     European Greenfinch    Chloris chloris     cl
30ø     181     Eurasian Blue Tit    Cyanistes caeruleus     cl
30ø     222     Common Blackbird    Turdus merula     = 1, cr
30ø     181     Great Tit    Parus major     = 2, cr
30ø     236     Eurasian Bullfinch    Pyrrhula pyrrhula     = 3, cr
30ø     236     European Greenfinch    Chloris chloris     = 4, cr
30ø     181     Eurasian Blue Tit    Cyanistes caeruleus     = 5, cr

1971.01   26.03.1971   Nordic help for refugees campaign   Coil   
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea
40ø     52     Arctic Tern    Sterna paradisaea     ctb
55ø     52     Arctic Tern    Sterna paradisaea     = 40ø, ctb

1971.02   26.03.1971   Nordic help for refugees campaign   Booklet   1971.01
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea
55ø     52     Arctic Tern    Sterna paradisaea     cl
55ø     52     Arctic Tern    Sterna paradisaea     cr

1973.01   24.10.1973   Save our animals   6v booklet   
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla
20ø     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     cl
75ø     78     White-tailed Eagle    Haliaeetus albicilla     cl
20ø     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     = 1, cr
75ø     78     White-tailed Eagle    Haliaeetus albicilla     = 2, cr

1974.01   07.06.1974   West coast scenes   5v booklet   
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus
65ø     52     Lesser Black-backed Gull    Larus fuscus     

1975.01   20.05.1975   Capercaillie      
Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus
1.70k     10     Western Capercaillie    Tetrao urogallus     

1976.01   10.03.1976   Auks   Coil   
Common Murre Uria aalge
85ø     54     Common Murre    Uria aalge     ctb
and     54     Razorbill    Alca torda     

1976.02   10.03.1976   Auks   Booklet   1976.01
Common Murre Uria aalge Common Murre Uria aalge
85ø     54     Common Murre    Uria aalge     cl
and     54     Razorbill    Alca torda     
85ø     54     Common Murre    Uria aalge     cr
and     54     Razorbill    Alca torda     

1977.01   02.05.1977   Tourism   5v booklet   
Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus
95ø     52     Black-headed Gull    Chroicocephalus ridibundus     

1977.02   08.09.1977   Tawny Owl      
Tawny Owl Strix aluco
45ø     80     Tawny Owl    Strix aluco     

1978.01   23.05.1978   Carl Linné   6v booklet   
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta
1.30k     42     Pied Avocet    Recurvirostra avosetta     

1978.02   23.05.1978   Tourism   5v booklet   
Common Crane Grus grus
1.15k     32     Common Crane    Grus grus     

1981.01   26.02.1981   Gyrfalcon   Booklet   
Gyrfalcon Falco rusticolus
50k     104     Gyrfalcon    Falco rusticolus     

1984.01   29.11.1984   Christmas   Booklet   
Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major Eurasian Nuthatch Sitta europaea
1.60k     236     Hawfinch    Coccothraustes coccothraustes     
1.60k     174     Bohemian Waxwing    Bombycilla garrulus     
1.60k     102     Great Spotted Woodpecker    Dendrocopos major     
1.60k     216     Eurasian Nuthatch    Sitta europaea     

1985.01   21.11.1985   Nobel prize winners (Yasunari Kawabata)   5v booklet   
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis
2.70k     32     Red-crowned Crane    Grus japonensis     

1986.01   23.01.1986   Eider and Whimbrel   Booklet   
Common Eider Somateria mollissima Eurasian Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus
2.10k     13     Common Eider    Somateria mollissima     
2.10k     49     Eurasian Whimbrel    Numenius phaeopus     

1986.02   23.01.1986   Arctic Loon   Coil   
Black-throated Loon Gavia arctica
2.30k     58     Black-throated Loon    Gavia arctica     

1987.01   25.11.1987   Christmas   4v booklet   
Eurasian Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula
2k     236     Eurasian Bullfinch    Pyrrhula pyrrhula     
and     236     European Greenfinch    Chloris chloris     
and     181     Great Tit    Parus major     

1988.01   29.03.1988   Coastal wildlife   Booklet   
White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla
2.20k     78     White-tailed Eagle    Haliaeetus albicilla     

1988.02   25.08.1988   Common Swift      
Common Swift Apus apus
20k     20     Common Swift    Apus apus     

1989.01   31.01.1989   Animals in threatened habitats   6v booklet   
Ural Owl Strix uralensis Lesser Spotted Woodpecker Dryobates minor Dunlin Calidris alpina Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva
2.30k     80     Ural Owl    Strix uralensis     
2.40k     102     Lesser Spotted Woodpecker    Dryobates minor     
2.60k     49     Dunlin    Calidris alpina     
4.60k     223     Red-breasted Flycatcher    Ficedula parva     

1989.02   22.08.1989   Eagle Owl      
Eurasian Eagle-Owl Bubo bubo
30k     80     Eurasian Eagle-Owl    Bubo bubo     

1989.03   22.08.1989   Polar research   6v booklet   
Emperor Penguin Aptenodytes forsteri South Polar Skua Stercorarius maccormicki
3.30k     59     Emperor Penguin    Aptenodytes forsteri     
3.30k     53     South Polar Skua    Stercorarius maccormicki     

1989.04   12.09.1989   National parks (Blå Jungfrun)   3v set   
Black Guillemot Cepphus grylle
4.30k     54     Black Guillemot    Cepphus grylle     

1990.01   26.01.1990   National parks (Muddus)   5v set   
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus
3.70k     13     Whooper Swan    Cygnus cygnus     

1991.01   15.05.1991   Skansen      
Eurasian Magpie Pica pica Eurasian Magpie Pica pica Eurasian Magpie Pica pica Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus
2.40k     165     Eurasian Magpie    Pica pica     
2.40k     165     Eurasian Magpie    Pica pica     
2.40k     165     Eurasian Magpie    Pica pica     
2.40k     10     Indian Peafowl    Pavo cristatus     

1992.01   03.10.1992   Mare Balticum   Booklet   
Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Common Merganser Mergus merganser Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna
4.50k     77     Western Osprey    Pandion haliaetus     
4.50k     49     Black-tailed Godwit    Limosa limosa     
4.50k     13     Common Merganser    Mergus merganser     
4.50k     13     Common Shelduck    Tadorna tadorna     

1993.01   26.08.1993   Sea birds   Booklet   
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca Common Eider Somateria mollissima Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator
5k     13     Tufted Duck    Aythya fuligula     
5k     13     Velvet Scoter    Melanitta fusca     
5k     13     Common Eider    Somateria mollissima     
5k     13     Red-breasted Merganser    Mergus serrator     

1994.01   26.08.1994   Europa - Swedish explorers   Booklet   
Toco Toucan Ramphastos toco African Sacred Ibis Threskiornis aethiopicus Lesser Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea minor
5.50k     98     Toco Toucan    Ramphastos toco     
5.50k     69     African Sacred Ibis    Threskiornis aethiopicus     
5.50k     169     Lesser Bird-of-paradise    Paradisaea minor     

1994.02   01.10.1994   WWF   Booklet   
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla White-backed Woodpecker Dendrocopos leucotos Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus
5.50k     52     Caspian Tern    Hydroprogne caspia     
5.50k     78     White-tailed Eagle    Haliaeetus albicilla     
5.50k     102     White-backed Woodpecker    Dendrocopos leucotos     
5.50k     13     Lesser White-fronted Goose    Anser erythropus     

1996.01   23.08.1996   Isbladskarret   4v booklet   
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea
7.50k     70     Grey Heron    Ardea cinerea     

1997.01   02.01.1997   Wildlife   3v set   
Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus White Stork Ciconia ciconia
3.50k     80     Snowy Owl    Bubo scandiacus     
7.70k     64     White Stork    Ciconia ciconia     

1997.02   09.05.1997   Pheasants      
Common Pheasant Phasianus colchicus Lady Amherst's Pheasant Chrysolophus amherstiae
2k     10     Common Pheasant    Phasianus colchicus     
2k     10     Lady Amherst's Pheasant    Chrysolophus amherstiae     

1999.01   20.05.1999   Europa   2v booklet   
Eurasian Pygmy Owl Glaucidium passerinum
7k     80     Eurasian Pygmy Owl    Glaucidium passerinum     

2000.01   17.03.2000   Forestry   2v strip   
Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus
Brev     10     Western Capercaillie    Tetrao urogallus     

2001.01   22.03.2001   Birds      
Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus Eurasian Magpie Pica pica European Herring Gull Larus argentatus Long-tailed Tit Aegithalos caudatus
Brev     43     Northern Lapwing    Vanellus vanellus     
Brev     165     Eurasian Magpie    Pica pica     
6k     52     European Herring Gull    Larus argentatus     
7k     194     Long-tailed Tit    Aegithalos caudatus     

2002.01   24.01.2002   South Polar expedition 1901 - 1903   Booklet   
Wandering Albatross Diomedea exulans Gentoo Penguin Pygoscelis papua
10k     61     Wandering Albatross    Diomedea exulans     
10k     59     Gentoo Penguin    Pygoscelis papua     

2002.02   24.01.2002   Osprey      
Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus
10k     77     Western Osprey    Pandion haliaetus     

2002.03   10.05.2002   Summer in Bohuslan   4v booklet, sa   
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus Common Eider Somateria mollissima
Brev     52     Lesser Black-backed Gull    Larus fuscus     
Brev     13     Common Eider    Somateria mollissima     

2003.01   20.01.2003   Europa   4v booklet   
Black Woodpecker Dryocopus martius
10k     102     Black Woodpecker    Dryocopus martius     

2003.02   20.03.2003   Oland moor   4v booklet   
Common Crane Grus grus
Brev     32     Common Crane    Grus grus     

2003.03   04.10.2003   Waterbirds   Booklet   
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus Black-throated Loon Gavia arctica Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus
10k     42     Pied Avocet    Recurvirostra avosetta     
10k     34     Horned Grebe    Podiceps auritus     
10k     58     Black-throated Loon    Gavia arctica     
10k     34     Great Crested Grebe    Podiceps cristatus     

2004.01   19.08.2004   Doves and pigeons   3v set   
Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus
*     27     Eurasian Collared Dove    Streptopelia decaocto     
10k     27     Common Wood Pigeon    Columba palumbus     

2004.02   11.11.2004   Winter birds   Booklet   
Great Tit Parus major Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella Pine Grosbeak Pinicola enucleator Eurasian Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula
10k     181     Great Tit    Parus major     
10k     239     Yellowhammer    Emberiza citrinella     
10k     236     Pine Grosbeak    Pinicola enucleator     
10k     236     Eurasian Bullfinch    Pyrrhula pyrrhula     

2004.03   11.11.2004   Christmas   Booklet, sa   
Great Tit Parus major Eurasian Magpie Pica pica
*     181     Great Tit    Parus major     
*     165     Eurasian Magpie    Pica pica     

2005.01   27.01.2005   The High Coast   4v booklet   
Razorbill Alca torda White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla
10k     54     Razorbill    Alca torda     
10k     78     White-tailed Eagle    Haliaeetus albicilla     

2005.02   10.03.2005   Golden Oriole      
Eurasian Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus
11k     161     Eurasian Golden Oriole    Oriolus oriolus     

2006.01   04.05.2006   Summer by the lake   Coil   
Eurasian Coot Fulica atra
*     30     Eurasian Coot    Fulica atra     

2006.02   09.11.2006   Christmas   Booklet, sa   
Eurasian Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula
*     236     Eurasian Bullfinch    Pyrrhula pyrrhula     

2007.01   10.05.2007   Summer landscapes   4v booklet   
Black-throated Loon Gavia arctica
11k     58     Black-throated Loon    Gavia arctica     

2009.01   26.03.2009   Birds      
Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus
*     77     Western Osprey    Pandion haliaetus     
Brev     80     Short-eared Owl    Asio flammeus     
Brev     78     White-tailed Eagle    Haliaeetus albicilla     
*     78     Eurasian Sparrowhawk    Accipiter nisus     

2009.02   19.11.2009   Snow-white animals   3vx2 booklet   
Rock Ptarmigan Lagopus muta Rock Ptarmigan Lagopus muta
12k     10     Rock Ptarmigan    Lagopus muta     ct
12k     10     Rock Ptarmigan    Lagopus muta     cb

2010.01   28.01.2010   Europa   4v set   
Tawny Owl Strix aluco
12k     80     Tawny Owl    Strix aluco     
and     181     Great Tit    Parus major     
and     211     Goldcrest    Regulus regulus     
and     236     Eurasian Bullfinch    Pyrrhula pyrrhula     
and     181     European Crested Tit    Lophophanes cristatus     
and     102     Great Spotted Woodpecker    Dendrocopos major     

2012.01   21.03.2012   Domestic fowl races   4v booklet, sa   
Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus
Brev     10     Red Junglefowl    Gallus gallus     

2016.01   14.01.2016   Birds      
White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla
50k     78     White-tailed Eagle    Haliaeetus albicilla     sa

2016.02   25.08.2016   Birds   sa   
Common Redpoll Acanthis flammea Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops
30k     236     Common Redpoll    Acanthis flammea     
40k     84     Eurasian Hoopoe    Upupa epops     

2018.01   01.11.2018   Winterbirds   Booklet, sa   

Great Tit Parus major Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus Eurasian Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula Eurasian Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis European Greenfinch Chloris chloris European Robin Erithacus rubecula Eurasian Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus Eurasian Tree Sparrow Passer montanus Eurasian Tree Sparrow Passer montanus
Brev     181     Great Tit    Parus major     
Brev     174     Bohemian Waxwing    Bombycilla garrulus     
Brev     236     Eurasian Bullfinch    Pyrrhula pyrrhula     
Brev     236     Eurasian Bullfinch    Pyrrhula pyrrhula     
Brev     236     European Goldfinch    Carduelis carduelis     
Brev     236     European Greenfinch    Chloris chloris     
Brev     223     European Robin    Erithacus rubecula     
Brev     181     Eurasian Blue Tit    Cyanistes caeruleus     
Brev     228     Eurasian Tree Sparrow    Passer montanus     
Brev     228     Eurasian Tree Sparrow    Passer montanus     

2019.01   09.05.2019   Europa   Sheet   
Common Blackbird Turdus merula Common Blackbird Turdus merula
21k     222     Common Blackbird    Turdus merula     
21k     222     Common Blackbird    Turdus merula     

2019.02   07.11.2019   Small birds   sa   
European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis
Brev     236     European Goldfinch    Carduelis carduelis     
and     239     Yellowhammer    Emberiza citrinella     

2021.01   14.01.2021   Valuable nature   2x5v booklet, sa   
Common Swift Apus apus
Brev     20     Common Swift    Apus apus     

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Location: Northern Europe
Population: 9 million
Climate: temperate in south with cold, cloudy winters and cool, partly cloudy summers; subarctic in north
Terrain: mostly flat or gently rolling lowlands; mountains in west

Birds: 480 species

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