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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1961.01   06.09.1961   Birds      
Yellow-crowned Amazon Amazona ochrocephala Snowy Egret Egretta thula Scarlet Ibis Eudocimus ruber Venezuelan Troupial Icterus icterus Guianan Cock-of-the-rock Rupicola rupicola Tropical Mockingbird Mimus gilvus
30c     107     Yellow-crowned Amazon    Amazona ochrocephala     
40c     25     Snowy Egret    Egretta thula     
50c     24     Scarlet Ibis    Eudocimus ruber     
5c     242     Venezuelan Troupial    Icterus icterus     
10c     121     Guianan Cock-of-the-rock    Rupicola rupicola     
15c     213     Tropical Mockingbird    Mimus gilvus     

1962.01   14.12.1962   Birds      
Vermilion Cardinal Cardinalis phoeniceus Great Kiskadee Pitangus sulphuratus Glossy-black Thrush Turdus serranus Elegant Trogon Trogon elegans Swallow Tanager Tersina viridis Venezuelan Sylph Aglaiocercus berlepschi Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus American Kestrel Falco sparverius Black-bellied Whistling Duck Dendrocygna autumnalis Amazon Kingfisher Chloroceryle amazona Rufous-vented Chachalaca Ortalis ruficauda Oriole Blackbird Gymnomystax mexicanus Pauraque Nyctidromus albicollis Red-crowned Woodpecker Melanerpes rubricapillus Lined Quail-Dove Zentrygon linearis
5c     245     Vermilion Cardinal    Cardinalis phoeniceus     
10c     120     Great Kiskadee    Pitangus sulphuratus     
20c     216     Glossy-black Thrush    Turdus serranus     
25c     83     Elegant Trogon    Trogon elegans     
30c     246     Swallow Tanager    Tersina viridis     
40c     81     Venezuelan Sylph    Aglaiocercus berlepschi     
3b     55     Black-necked Stilt    Himantopus mexicanus     
5c     104     American Kestrel    Falco sparverius     
20c     8     Black-bellied Whistling Duck    Dendrocygna autumnalis     
25c     87     Amazon Kingfisher    Chloroceryle amazona     
30c     10     Rufous-vented Chachalaca    Ortalis ruficauda     
50c     242     Oriole Blackbird    Gymnomystax mexicanus     
55c     77     Pauraque    Nyctidromus albicollis     
2.30b     103     Red-crowned Woodpecker    Melanerpes rubricapillus     
2.50b     68     Lined Quail-Dove    Zentrygon linearis     

1965.01   06.08.1965   Surcharge on 1962.01      
20c     77     Pauraque    Nyctidromus albicollis     
20c     103     Red-crowned Woodpecker    Melanerpes rubricapillus     
20c     68     Lined Quail-Dove    Zentrygon linearis     

1965.02   09.08.1965   Surcharge on 1962.01      
20c     55     Black-necked Stilt    Himantopus mexicanus     

1968.01   19.12.1968   Conservation of natural resources      
Scarlet Ibis Eudocimus ruber Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus
20c     24     Scarlet Ibis    Eudocimus ruber     
and     8     Black-bellied Whistling Duck    Dendrocygna autumnalis     
and     23     Jabiru    Jabiru mycteria     
and     25     Great Blue Heron    Ardea herodias     
1b     156     Red-eyed Vireo    Vireo olivaceus     
and     242     Shiny Cowbird    Molothrus bonariensis     

1969.01   30.05.1969   Conservation of natural resources      
Marbled Wood Quail Odontophorus gujanensis
15c     12     Marbled Wood Quail    Odontophorus gujanensis     

1973.01   01.10.1973   Golden Highway   7v set   
Scarlet Macaw Ara macao
10c     107     Scarlet Macaw    Ara macao     

1982.01   14.10.1982   Flora and fauna   4v set   
Oilbird Steatornis caripensis
3b     75     Oilbird    Steatornis caripensis     

1987.01   18.10.1987   Columbus   5v set   
Blue-and-yellow Macaw Ara ararauna
12b     107     Blue-and-yellow Macaw    Ara ararauna     

1988.01   15.06.1988   Endangered birds      
Red Siskin Spinus cucullatus Scarlet Ibis Eudocimus ruber Harpy Eagle Harpia harpyja American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber Helmeted Curassow Pauxi pauxi
2b     230     Red Siskin    Spinus cucullatus     
6b     24     Scarlet Ibis    Eudocimus ruber     
11.50b     36     Harpy Eagle    Harpia harpyja     
12b     21     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     
12.50b     10     Helmeted Curassow    Pauxi pauxi     

1993.01   13.10.1993   America      
Yellow-shouldered Amazon Amazona barbadensis Scarlet Macaw Ara macao
24b     107     Yellow-shouldered Amazon    Amazona barbadensis     
80b     107     Scarlet Macaw    Ara macao     

1995.01   18.10.1995   Amerindians      
Blue-and-yellow Macaw Ara ararauna
150b     107     Blue-and-yellow Macaw    Ara ararauna     MS

1996.01   21.10.1996   Taipei '96      
Red-and-green Macaw Ara chloropterus
200b     107     Red-and-green Macaw    Ara chloropterus     MS

1998.01   26.03.1998   Margarita Island   10v sheet   
Yellow-shouldered Amazon Amazona barbadensis
100b     107     Yellow-shouldered Amazon    Amazona barbadensis     

1998.02   17.07.1998   Henri Pittier national park   10v sheet   

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Helmeted Curassow  Pauxi pauxi Swallow Tanager  Tersina viridis Ornate Hawk-Eagle  Spizaetus ornatus Lilac-tailed Parrotlet  Touit batavicus Collared Trogon  Trogon collaris Inca Jay  Cyanocorax yncas
140b     10     Helmeted Curassow    Pauxi pauxi     
140b     246     Swallow Tanager    Tersina viridis     
150b     36     Ornate Hawk-Eagle    Spizaetus ornatus     
200b     107     Lilac-tailed Parrotlet    Touit batavicus     
200b     83     Collared Trogon    Trogon collaris     
350b     161     Inca Jay    Cyanocorax yncas     

1998.03   31.07.1998   Expo '98   10v sheet   
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster Great Egret Ardea alba
140b     30     Brown Booby    Sula leucogaster     
350b     25     Great Egret    Ardea alba     
and     24     Scarlet Ibis    Eudocimus ruber     

1998.04   20.08.1998   Amazon cooperation   10v sheet   
Nocturnal Curassow Nothocrax urumutum
200b     10     Nocturnal Curassow    Nothocrax urumutum     

1998.05   04.12.1998   William H. Phelps   10v sheet   

Amazonian Umbrellabird Cephalopterus ornatus Crimson Topaz Topaza pella Great Antpitta Grallaria excelsa Ruby-topaz Hummingbird Chrysolampis mosquitus Yellow-bellied Tanager Tangara xanthogastra
200b     121     Amazonian Umbrellabird    Cephalopterus ornatus     
200b     81     Crimson Topaz    Topaza pella     
200b     116     Great Antpitta    Grallaria excelsa     
200b     81     Ruby-topaz Hummingbird    Chrysolampis mosquitus     
200b     246     Yellow-bellied Tanager    Tangara xanthogastra     

2000.01   26.09.2000   OPEC   10v sheet   
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550b     165     Greater Bird-of-paradise    Paradisaea apoda     

2002.01   10.05.2002   Lighthouses   10v sheet   
Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis
450b     28     Brown Pelican    Pelecanus occidentalis     

2004.01   11.10.2004   Parks   10v sheet   
Andean Condor Vultur gryphus Many-banded Aracari Pteroglossus pluricinctus
500b     33     Andean Condor    Vultur gryphus     
1500b     99     Many-banded Aracari    Pteroglossus pluricinctus     

2008.01   07.05.2008   Banknotes and coins   14v sheet   
Harpy Eagle Harpia harpyja Red Siskin Spinus cucullatus
1.50b     36     Harpy Eagle    Harpia harpyja     
2b     230     Red Siskin    Spinus cucullatus     

2010.01   21.12.2010   Venezuela in Antarctica   10v sheet   
Southern Giant Petrel Macronectes giganteus Gentoo Penguin Pygoscelis papua
8.50b     19     Southern Giant Petrel    Macronectes giganteus     
8.50b     15     Gentoo Penguin    Pygoscelis papua     

2011.01   25.10.2011   Coins   6v sheet   
Guianan Cock-of-the-rock Rupicola rupicola
20b     121     Guianan Cock-of-the-rock    Rupicola rupicola     

2016.01   13.10.2016   Biodiversity   8v sheet   
Scarlet Ibis Eudocimus ruber
71b     24     Scarlet Ibis    Eudocimus ruber     

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Location: Northern South America
Population: 26.4 million
Climate: tropical; hot, humid; more moderate in highlands
Terrain: Andes Mountains and Maracaibo Lowlands in northwest; central plains (llanos); Guiana Highlands in southeast

Birds: 1417 species. 48 endemic species.

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01.12.2018