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Bird stamps from Turkey

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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1959.01   06.06.1959   Air      
Demoiselle Crane Grus virgo
155k     47     Demoiselle Crane    Grus virgo     

1959.02   07.08.1959   Air      
Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica
125k     185     Red-rumped Swallow    Cecropis daurica     

1959.03   13.08.1959   Air      
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
40k     185     Barn Swallow    Hirundo rustica     

1967.01   Air      
Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus  Not identified  Not identified  Not identified  Not identified
10k     105     Common Kestrel    Falco tinnunculus     
60k              Not identified     
130k              Not identified     
220k              Not identified     
270k              Not identified     

1976.01   05.06.1976   European wetlands conservation year   4v set   
Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus
150k     22     Greater Flamingo    Phoenicopterus roseus     

1976.02   19.11.1976   Turkish birds      
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia European Roller Coracias garrulus Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus Northern Bald Ibis Geronticus eremita
100k     25     Eurasian Spoonbill    Platalea leucorodia     
150k     86     European Roller    Coracias garrulus     
200k     22     Greater Flamingo    Phoenicopterus roseus     
400k     25     Northern Bald Ibis    Geronticus eremita     

1979.01   03.12.1979   Wildlife conservation   5v set   
Black Francolin Francolinus francolinus Great Bustard Otis tarda Demoiselle Crane Grus virgo
5l     14     Black Francolin    Francolinus francolinus     
5l     38     Great Bustard    Otis tarda     
5l     47     Demoiselle Crane    Grus virgo     

1992.01   05.06.1992   World environment day      
Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus Eurasian Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna White-throated Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis
500l     57     Northern Lapwing    Vanellus vanellus     
1000l     159     Eurasian Golden Oriole    Oriolus oriolus     
1500l     9     Common Shelduck    Tadorna tadorna     
2000l     88     White-throated Kingfisher    Halcyon smyrnensis     

1998.01   05.06.1998   World environment day   Sheet   

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Tawny Owl  Strix aluco Long-eared Owl  Asio otus
150000l     74     Tawny Owl    Strix aluco     
150000l     74     Long-eared Owl    Asio otus     

1999.01   05.06.1999   World environment day   Sheet   

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Marbled Duck  Marmaronetta angustirostris Krüper's Nuthatch  Sitta krueperi
100000l     9     Marbled Duck    Marmaronetta angustirostris     
200000l     212     Krüper's Nuthatch    Sitta krueperi     

1999.02   05.06.1999   World environment day   Sheet   

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Little Bustard  Tetrax tetrax Spur-winged Lapwing  Vanellus spinosus
100000l     38     Little Bustard    Tetrax tetrax     
200000l     57     Spur-winged Lapwing    Vanellus spinosus     

2000.01   05.06.2000   World environment day   Sheet   

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Eastern Imperial Eagle  Aquila heliaca European Green Woodpecker  Picus viridis
275000l     37     Eastern Imperial Eagle    Aquila heliaca     
275000l     104     European Green Woodpecker    Picus viridis     

2000.02   05.06.2000   World environment day   Sheet   

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White-headed Duck  Oxyura leucocephala Pied Avocet  Recurvirostra avosetta
275000l     9     White-headed Duck    Oxyura leucocephala     
275000l     56     Pied Avocet    Recurvirostra avosetta     

2001.01   05.06.2001   World environment day   Sheet   

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Fieldfare  Turdus pilaris European Goldfinch  Carduelis carduelis
300000l     218     Fieldfare    Turdus pilaris     
300000l     232     European Goldfinch    Carduelis carduelis     

2001.02   05.06.2001   World environment day   Sheet   

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European Bee-eater  Merops apiaster Eurasian Hoopoe  Upupa epops
450000l     91     European Bee-eater    Merops apiaster     
450000l     92     Eurasian Hoopoe    Upupa epops     

2003.01   03.03.2003   BJK   4v set   
Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
500000l     37     Bald Eagle    Haliaeetus leucocephalus     
700000l     37     Bald Eagle    Haliaeetus leucocephalus     

2004.01   05.06.2004   World environment day   Sheet   

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Common Kestrel  Falco tinnunculus Common Buzzard  Buteo buteo Golden Eagle  Aquila chrysaetos Black Kite  Milvus migrans
700000l     105     Common Kestrel    Falco tinnunculus     
700000l     37     Common Buzzard    Buteo buteo     
700000l     37     Golden Eagle    Aquila chrysaetos     
700000l     37     Black Kite    Milvus migrans     

2004.02   23.07.2004   Bird definitives      
Common Firecrest Regulus ignicapilla Rüppell's Warbler Sylvia ruppeli Melodious Warbler Hippolais polyglotta Eurasian Tree Sparrow Passer montanus Red-headed Bunting Emberiza bruniceps Common Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus European Robin Erithacus rubecula
100000l     207     Common Firecrest    Regulus ignicapilla     
250000l     202     Rüppell's Warbler    Sylvia ruppeli     
600000l     194     Melodious Warbler    Hippolais polyglotta     
700000l     224     Eurasian Tree Sparrow    Passer montanus     
800000l     237     Red-headed Bunting    Emberiza bruniceps     
1000000l     232     Common Chaffinch    Fringilla coelebs     
1500000l     219     Common Redstart    Phoenicurus phoenicurus     
3500000l     219     European Robin    Erithacus rubecula     

2005.02   18.03.2005   Lighthouses   2v set   
 Not identified
60k              Not identified     

2011.01   09.05.2011   Europa   2v set   
Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major
90k     104     Great Spotted Woodpecker    Dendrocopos major     

2011.02   05.06.2011   World environment day   Sheet   
Northern Pintail Anas acuta European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur Common Pheasant Phasianus colchicus Chukar Partridge Alectoris chukar
25k     9     Northern Pintail    Anas acuta     
90k     69     European Turtle Dove    Streptopelia turtur     
1.30l     14     Common Pheasant    Phasianus colchicus     
1.30l     14     Chukar Partridge    Alectoris chukar     

2013.01   22.10.2013   Ptt stamp museum   2v set   
Demoiselle Crane Grus virgo
1.10l     47     Demoiselle Crane    Grus virgo     

2015.01   09.07.2015   National park      
Black-eared Wheatear Oenanthe hispanica
1.25l     219     Black-eared Wheatear    Oenanthe hispanica     MS

2015.02   06.08.2015   Definitives   5v set   
Mute Swan Cygnus olor Great Tit Parus major
1.40l     9     Mute Swan    Cygnus olor     
2.80l     179     Great Tit    Parus major     

Turkey map

Location: southeastern Europe and southwestern Asia
Population: 71.8 million
Climate: temperate; hot, dry summers with mild, wet winters; harsher in interior
Terrain: mostly mountains; narrow coastal plain; high central plateau (Anatolia)

Birds: 490 species. 1 endemic species: Krueper's Nuthatch, on 1999 World environment day
National bird: Redwing

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26.08.2016