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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1923.01   25.06.1923   Definitives      
Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis
5m     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     
1c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     = 5m
2c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     = 5m
3c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     = 5m, p 12
3c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     = 5m, p 11x12
5c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     = 5m
8c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     = 5m
12c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     = 5m
20c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     = 5m
36c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     = 5m
50c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     = 5m
1p     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     = 5m
2p     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     = 5m

1924.01   Overprint OFICIAL      1923.01
Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis
2c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     
5c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     
12c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     
20c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     
36c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     
50c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     
1p     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     
2p     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     

1924.02   26.07.1924   Definitives      1923.01
Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis
2c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     p 12
2c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     p 11

1924.03   19.09.1924   Definitives      1923.01
Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis
1c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     
3c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     

1924.04   11.10.1924   Definitives      1923.01
Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis
5m     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     
5c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     

1924.05   20.10.1924   Definitives      1923.01
Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis
8c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     
10c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     
12c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     

1924.06   05.12.1924   Definitives      1923.01
Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis
15c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     
20c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     
36c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     p 12
36c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     p 11
50c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     p 12
50c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     p 11
1p     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     
2p     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     

1925.01   03.10.1925   Definitives      1923.01
2c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     p 11
2c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     p 10
3c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     p 11
3c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     p 10

1925.02   04.11.1925   Definitives      1923.01
1c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     p 11
1c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     p 10

1925.03   14.11.1925   Definitives      1923.01
12c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     p 11
12c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     p 10

1925.04   11.12.1925   Definitives      1923.01
5m     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     p 11
5m     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     p 10

1926.01   20.01.1926   Definitives      1923.01
5c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     p 11
5c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     p 10
5c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     p 10x11

1926.02   10.06.1926   Overprint OFICIAL      1923.01
2c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     
5c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     
12c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     
20c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     
36c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     

1926.03   17.08.1926   Definitives      1923.01
5m     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     p 11
5m     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     p 10
2c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     p 11
2c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     p 10
3c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     
5c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     p 11
5c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     p 10
5c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     
36c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     

1927.01   10.01.1927   Definitives      1923.01
1c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     p 11
1c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     p 10
1c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     p 11x11
8c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     

1927.02   22.02.1927   Overprint OFICIAL      1923.01
8c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     

1927.03   08.09.1927   Definitives      1923.01
1c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     p 11
1c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     p 10x11
2c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     p 11
2c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     p 10x11
3c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     p 11
3c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     p 10x11
5c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     
8c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     p 11
8c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     p 10x11
20c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     p 11
20c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     p 10x11

1927.04   05.11.1927   Overprint PRENSA   imp   1923.01
Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis
3c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     
9c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     
15c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     

1928.01   13.01.1928   Overprint Inauguracion...      1923.01
Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis
2c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     
5c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     
10c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     
15c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     

1928.02   Overprint OFICIAL      1923.01
2c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     
8c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     
10c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     

1962.01   05.12.1962   Birds      
Red-crested Cardinal Paroaria coronata Diademed Tanager Stephanophorus diadematus Scarlet Flycatcher Pyrocephalus rubinus Great Kiskadee Pitangus sulphuratus Fork-tailed Flycatcher Tyrannus savana
20c     238     Red-crested Cardinal    Paroaria coronata     
45c     238     Diademed Tanager    Stephanophorus diadematus     
90c     120     Scarlet Flycatcher    Pyrocephalus rubinus     
1.20p     120     Great Kiskadee    Pitangus sulphuratus     
1.40p     120     Fork-tailed Flycatcher    Tyrannus savana     

1963.01   24.01.1963   Damaso Antonio Larranaga      
Greater Rhea Rhea americana Greater Rhea Rhea americana
20c     2     Greater Rhea    Rhea americana     
40c     2     Greater Rhea    Rhea americana     = 20c

1963.02   01.04.1963   Birds      
Rufous-bellied Thrush Turdus rufiventris Rufous Hornero Furnarius rufus Chalk-browed Mockingbird Mimus saturninus Rufous-collared Sparrow Zonotrichia capensis
2c     218     Rufous-bellied Thrush    Turdus rufiventris     
50c     113     Rufous Hornero    Furnarius rufus     
1p     215     Chalk-browed Mockingbird    Mimus saturninus     
2p     237     Rufous-collared Sparrow    Zonotrichia capensis     

1963.03   15.11.1963   Birds      
Shiny Cowbird Molothrus bonariensis Yellow Cardinal Gubernatrix cristata Hooded Siskin Spinus magellanicus Sayaca Tanager Thraupis sayaca Blue-and-yellow Tanager Thraupis bonariensis Scarlet-headed Blackbird Amblyramphus holosericeus
1p     235     Shiny Cowbird    Molothrus bonariensis     
2p     237     Yellow Cardinal    Gubernatrix cristata     
3p     232     Hooded Siskin    Spinus magellanicus     
5p     238     Sayaca Tanager    Thraupis sayaca     
10p     238     Blue-and-yellow Tanager    Thraupis bonariensis     
20p     235     Scarlet-headed Blackbird    Amblyramphus holosericeus     

1966.01   07.07.1966   Birds      
Southern Screamer Chauna torquata
100p     7     Southern Screamer    Chauna torquata     

1967.01   22.06.1967   Surcharge on 1962.01      
Diademed Tanager Stephanophorus diadematus
5.90p     238     Diademed Tanager    Stephanophorus diadematus     

1968.01   20.02.1968   Birds      
Cocoi Heron Ardea cocoi
2p     26     Cocoi Heron    Ardea cocoi     

1968.02   15.05.1968   Birds      
Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus Wattled Jacana Jacana jacana
1p     74     Great Horned Owl    Bubo virginianus     
5p     60     Wattled Jacana    Jacana jacana     

1968.03   16.07.1968   Birds      
White-faced Whistling Duck Dendrocygna viduata Snowy Egret Egretta thula
4p     9     White-faced Whistling Duck    Dendrocygna viduata     
10p     26     Snowy Egret    Egretta thula     

1969.01   17.12.1969   Birds      
Brown-hooded Gull Chroicocephalus maculipennis
3p     65     Brown-hooded Gull    Chroicocephalus maculipennis     

1970.01   28.05.1970   Birds      
White-backed Stilt Himantopus melanurus
4p     56     White-backed Stilt    Himantopus melanurus     

1970.02   14.10.1970   Fauna   7v set   
Greater Rhea Rhea americana
20p     2     Greater Rhea    Rhea americana     

1975.01   13.10.1975   Stamp day, stamp on stamp      1963.03
1p     235     Shiny Cowbird    Molothrus bonariensis     

1976.01   11.08.1976   Definitives      
Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis
1c     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     

1978.01   16.06.1978   Artigas      
Greater Rhea Rhea americana
45c     2     Greater Rhea    Rhea americana     

1993.01   06.10.1993   America   2v set   
Burrowing Owl Athene cunicularia
3.50p     74     Burrowing Owl    Athene cunicularia     

1993.02   22.10.1993   Fauna   3v set   
Red-legged Seriema Cariama cristata Saffron-cowled Blackbird Xanthopsar flavus
20c     40     Red-legged Seriema    Cariama cristata     
30c     235     Saffron-cowled Blackbird    Xanthopsar flavus     

1993.03   23.12.1993   WWF      
Greater Rhea Rhea americana Greater Rhea Rhea americana Greater Rhea Rhea americana Greater Rhea Rhea americana
20c     2     Greater Rhea    Rhea americana     
20c     2     Greater Rhea    Rhea americana     
50c     2     Greater Rhea    Rhea americana     
50c     2     Greater Rhea    Rhea americana     

1995.01   13.02.1995   Tourism   4v set   
Greater Rhea Rhea americana
5p     2     Greater Rhea    Rhea americana     

1995.02   13.10.1995   Antarctica   4v sheet   
Wandering Albatross Diomedea exulans
2.50p     18     Wandering Albatross    Diomedea exulans     

1996.01   28.05.1996   Capex '96      
Red Knot Calidris canutus
12p     63     Red Knot    Calidris canutus     MS

1996.02   20.11.1996   Felix de Azara      
Monk Parakeet Myiopsitta monachus
4p     108     Monk Parakeet    Myiopsitta monachus     

1997.01   22.04.1997   Lighthouses   sa   
White-rumped Swallow Tachycineta leucorrhoa Grey-breasted Martin Progne chalybea Antarctic Tern Sterna vittata Olrog's Gull Larus atlanticus White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis
5p     185     White-rumped Swallow    Tachycineta leucorrhoa     
5p     185     Grey-breasted Martin    Progne chalybea     
5p     65     Antarctic Tern    Sterna vittata     
5p     65     Olrog's Gull    Larus atlanticus     
5p     63     White-rumped Sandpiper    Calidris fuscicollis     

1997.02   05.05.1997   Fossils   5v set, sa   
Devincenzia pozzi Devincenzia pozzi
5p     0     Devincenzia pozzi    Devincenzia pozzi     

1997.03   29.05.1997   Pacific 97      
Black Skimmer Rynchops niger
10p     65     Black Skimmer    Rynchops niger     

1997.04   21.07.1997   Geranoaetus melanoleucus   sa   
Black-chested Buzzard-Eagle Geranoaetus melanoleucus
25p     37     Black-chested Buzzard-Eagle    Geranoaetus melanoleucus     

1997.05   15.10.1997   Antarctic base Artigas      
Gentoo Penguin Pygoscelis papua
6p     16     Gentoo Penguin    Pygoscelis papua     

1998.01   30.04.1998   Birds in Uruguay      
Southern Crested Caracara Caracara plancus Black-necked Swan Cygnus melancoryphus Roseate Spoonbill Platalea ajaja Buff-necked Ibis Theristicus caudatus
6p     105     Southern Crested Caracara    Caracara plancus     
6p     9     Black-necked Swan    Cygnus melancoryphus     
6p     25     Roseate Spoonbill    Platalea ajaja     
6p     25     Buff-necked Ibis    Theristicus caudatus     

1999.01   26.02.1999   Las Caas      
Tropical Parula Setophaga pitiayumi
7p     233     Tropical Parula    Setophaga pitiayumi     

1999.02   14.04.1999   Flowering trees and birds      
Fawn-breasted Tanager Pipraeidea melanonota Glittering-bellied Emerald Chlorostilbon lucidus Chestnut-backed Tanager Tangara preciosa Many-colored Rush Tyrant Tachuris rubrigastra
7p     238     Fawn-breasted Tanager    Pipraeidea melanonota     
7p     82     Glittering-bellied Emerald    Chlorostilbon lucidus     
7p     238     Chestnut-backed Tanager    Tangara preciosa     
7p     120     Many-colored Rush Tyrant    Tachuris rubrigastra     

2000.01   20.01.2000   Geranoaetus melanoleucus   sa   1997.04
Black-chested Buzzard-Eagle Geranoaetus melanoleucus
32p     37     Black-chested Buzzard-Eagle    Geranoaetus melanoleucus     

2000.02   27.09.2000   Spain 2000      
Common Miner Geositta cunicularia Freckle-breasted Thornbird Phacellodomus striaticollis Long-tailed Reed Finch Donacospiza albifrons Golden-winged Cacique Cacicus chrysopterus
4p     113     Common Miner    Geositta cunicularia     
4p     113     Freckle-breasted Thornbird    Phacellodomus striaticollis     
5p     238     Long-tailed Reed Finch    Donacospiza albifrons     
5p     235     Golden-winged Cacique    Cacicus chrysopterus     

2000.03   12.12.2000   Geranoaetus melanoleucus   sa   1997.04
80p     37     Black-chested Buzzard-Eagle    Geranoaetus melanoleucus     

2001.01   30.07.2001   Domestic fowl races   4v set   
Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus
11p     14     Red Junglefowl    Gallus gallus     

2003.01   30.01.2003   15 years diplomatic relations with China      
Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis
12p     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     

2004.01   22.01.2004   Seabirds      
Great Shearwater Ardenna gravis Northern Giant Petrel Macronectes halli Cape Petrel Daption capense Black-browed Albatross Thalassarche melanophris
14p     20     Great Shearwater    Ardenna gravis     
14p     20     Northern Giant Petrel    Macronectes halli     
14p     20     Cape Petrel    Daption capense     
14p     18     Black-browed Albatross    Thalassarche melanophris     

2004.02   02.04.2004   Geranoaetus melanoleucus   sa   1997.04
Black-chested Buzzard-Eagle Geranoaetus melanoleucus
25p     37     Black-chested Buzzard-Eagle    Geranoaetus melanoleucus     "2004"

2004.03   05.10.2004   Geranoaetus melanoleucus   sa   1997.04
Black-chested Buzzard-Eagle Geranoaetus melanoleucus
100p     37     Black-chested Buzzard-Eagle    Geranoaetus melanoleucus     

2004.04   26.10.2004   Upaep      
Snowy Egret Egretta thula
37p     26     Snowy Egret    Egretta thula     

2005.01   11.08.2005   50th anniversary of Europa stamps   2v set   
Greater Rhea Rhea americana
37p     2     Greater Rhea    Rhea americana     

2005.02   01.11.2005   Geranoaetus melanoleucus   sa   1997.04
Black-chested Buzzard-Eagle Geranoaetus melanoleucus
25p     37     Black-chested Buzzard-Eagle    Geranoaetus melanoleucus     "2005"

2006.01   25.09.2006   Geranoaetus melanoleucus   sa   1997.04
Black-chested Buzzard-Eagle Geranoaetus melanoleucus
100p     37     Black-chested Buzzard-Eagle    Geranoaetus melanoleucus     "2006"

2006.02   01.12.2006   Tero   sa   
Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis
5p     57     Southern Lapwing    Vanellus chilensis     

2008.01   20.06.2008   Mercosur      
Red Tanager Piranga flava Plush-crested Jay Cyanocorax chrysops
12p     240     Red Tanager    Piranga flava     
37p     163     Plush-crested Jay    Cyanocorax chrysops     

2008.02   07.10.2008   International polar year   2v sheet   
Brown Skua Stercorarius antarcticus
20p     66     Brown Skua    Stercorarius antarcticus     

2009.01   13.10.2009   Birds and butterflies   4v set   
Many-colored Rush Tyrant Tachuris rubrigastra Green-barred Woodpecker Colaptes melanochloros
12p     120     Many-colored Rush Tyrant    Tachuris rubrigastra     
12p     104     Green-barred Woodpecker    Colaptes melanochloros     

2010.01   30.09.2010   Birds and flowers   4v set   
Rufous Hornero Furnarius rufus Guira Cuckoo Guira guira
12p     113     Rufous Hornero    Furnarius rufus     
12p     72     Guira Cuckoo    Guira guira     

2010.02   08.10.2010   Antarctic treaty      
Chinstrap Penguin Pygoscelis antarcticus
37p     16     Chinstrap Penguin    Pygoscelis antarcticus     

2011.01   16.11.2011   Isla de Flores      
Snowy Egret Egretta thula
12p     26     Snowy Egret    Egretta thula     
and     65     Kelp Gull    Larus dominicanus     
and     53     American Oystercatcher    Haematopus palliatus     

2012.01   31.08.2012   Primavera   4v set   
Red-crested Cardinal Paroaria coronata Rufous-chested Plover Charadrius modestus
12p     238     Red-crested Cardinal    Paroaria coronata     
and     120     Scarlet Flycatcher    Pyrocephalus rubinus     
12p     57     Rufous-chested Plover    Charadrius modestus     

2013.01   04.12.2013   Tourism   2v set   
Red Knot Calidris canutus
15p     63     Red Knot    Calidris canutus     

2014.01   22.07.2014   Tranqueras      
Greater Rhea Rhea americana
15p     2     Greater Rhea    Rhea americana     

2014.02   16.09.2014   Anniversaries   4v sheet   
Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus
15p     22     Greater Flamingo    Phoenicopterus roseus     

2015.01   05.06.2015   Wetlands   10v sheet   
Scarlet-headed Blackbird Amblyramphus holosericeus Black Skimmer Rynchops niger Chilean Flamingo Phoenicopterus chilensis Snowy Egret Egretta thula Plumbeous Ibis Theristicus caerulescens Saffron-cowled Blackbird Xanthopsar flavus
15p     235     Scarlet-headed Blackbird    Amblyramphus holosericeus     
15p     65     Black Skimmer    Rynchops niger     
15p     22     Chilean Flamingo    Phoenicopterus chilensis     
15p     26     Snowy Egret    Egretta thula     
15p     25     Plumbeous Ibis    Theristicus caerulescens     
15p     235     Saffron-cowled Blackbird    Xanthopsar flavus     

2015.02   30.09.2015   Owls   Sheet   

Buff-fronted Owl Aegolius harrisii Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus Burrowing Owl Athene cunicularia Tropical Screech Owl Megascops choliba Western Barn Owl Tyto alba Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus Ferruginous Pygmy Owl Glaucidium brasilianum Striped Owl Pseudoscops clamator
15p     74     Buff-fronted Owl    Aegolius harrisii     
15p     74     Great Horned Owl    Bubo virginianus     
15p     74     Burrowing Owl    Athene cunicularia     
15p     74     Tropical Screech Owl    Megascops choliba     
15p     73     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     
15p     74     Short-eared Owl    Asio flammeus     
15p     74     Ferruginous Pygmy Owl    Glaucidium brasilianum     
15p     74     Striped Owl    Pseudoscops clamator     

2016.01   01.12.2016   Cruiseships   4v set   
Wren-like Rushbird Phleocryptes melanops
20p     113     Wren-like Rushbird    Phleocryptes melanops     

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Location: Southern South America
Population: 3.4 million
Climate: warm temperate; freezing temperatures almost unknown
Terrain: mostly rolling plains and low hills; fertile coastal lowland

Birds: 477 species

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17.06.2017