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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1977.01   15.04.1977   Rare birds      
Great Hornbill Buceros bicornis Tickell's Brown Hornbill Anorrhinus tickelli White-crowned Hornbill Berenicornis comatus Wreathed Hornbill Rhyticeros undulatus Oriental Pied Hornbill Anthracoceros albirostris Black Hornbill Anthracoceros malayanus Great Hornbill Buceros bicornis Rufous-necked Hornbill Aceros nipalensis
12x     87     Great Hornbill    Buceros bicornis     
12x     87     Tickell's Brown Hornbill    Anorrhinus tickelli     
20x     87     White-crowned Hornbill    Berenicornis comatus     
30x     87     Wreathed Hornbill    Rhyticeros undulatus     
40x     87     Oriental Pied Hornbill    Anthracoceros albirostris     
50x     87     Black Hornbill    Anthracoceros malayanus     
60x     87     Great Hornbill    Buceros bicornis     
1d     87     Rufous-necked Hornbill    Aceros nipalensis     

1978.01   25.01.1978   Songbirds      
Common Hill Myna Gracula religiosa Spotted Dove Spilopelia chinensis Chinese Hwamei Garrulax canorus Long-tailed Shrike Lanius schach Red-winged Laughingthrush Trochalopteron formosum Black-throated Laughingthrush Pterorhinus chinensis Crested Myna Acridotheres cristatellus Collared Laughingthrush Trochalopteron yersini
12x     218     Common Hill Myna    Gracula religiosa     
20x     27     Spotted Dove    Spilopelia chinensis     
20x     203     Chinese Hwamei    Garrulax canorus     
30x     159     Long-tailed Shrike    Lanius schach     
40x     203     Red-winged Laughingthrush    Trochalopteron formosum     
50x     203     Black-throated Laughingthrush    Pterorhinus chinensis     
60x     218     Crested Myna    Acridotheres cristatellus     
1d     203     Collared Laughingthrush    Trochalopteron yersini     

1979.01   15.06.1979   Pheasants      
Siamese Fireback Lophura diardi Temminck's Tragopan Tragopan temminckii Common Pheasant Phasianus colchicus Edwards's Pheasant Lophura edwardsi Silver Pheasant Lophura nycthemera Germain's Peacock-Pheasant Polyplectron germaini Crested Argus Rheinardia ocellata Green Peafowl Pavo muticus
12x     10     Siamese Fireback    Lophura diardi     
12x     10     Temminck's Tragopan    Tragopan temminckii     
20x     10     Common Pheasant    Phasianus colchicus     
30x     10     Edwards's Pheasant    Lophura edwardsi     
40x     10     Silver Pheasant    Lophura nycthemera     
50x     10     Germain's Peacock-Pheasant    Polyplectron germaini     
60x     10     Crested Argus    Rheinardia ocellata     
1d     10     Green Peafowl    Pavo muticus     

1980.01   15.08.1980   Posts and telecommunication day      
Oriental Magpie-Robin Copsychus saularis
50x     221     Oriental Magpie-Robin    Copsychus saularis     

1981.01   05.06.1981   Pigeons      
Green Imperial Pigeon Ducula aenea White-bellied Green Pigeon Treron sieboldii Red Turtle Dove Streptopelia tranquebarica Barred Cuckoo-Dove Macropygia unchall Mountain Imperial Pigeon Ducula badia Pin-tailed Green Pigeon Treron apicauda Common Emerald Dove Chalcophaps indica Yellow-vented Green Pigeon Treron seimundi
12x     27     Green Imperial Pigeon    Ducula aenea     
12x     27     White-bellied Green Pigeon    Treron sieboldii     
20x     27     Red Turtle Dove    Streptopelia tranquebarica     
30x     27     Barred Cuckoo-Dove    Macropygia unchall     
40x     27     Mountain Imperial Pigeon    Ducula badia     
50x     27     Pin-tailed Green Pigeon    Treron apicauda     
60x     27     Common Emerald Dove    Chalcophaps indica     
1d     27     Yellow-vented Green Pigeon    Treron seimundi     

1981.02   05.08.1981   Sunbirds      
Crimson Sunbird Aethopyga siparaja Ruby-cheeked Sunbird Chalcoparia singalensis Black-throated Sunbird Aethopyga saturata Mrs. Gould's Sunbird Aethopyga gouldiae Copper-throated Sunbird Leptocoma calcostetha Purple-naped Sunbird Kurochkinegramma hypogrammicum Purple-throated Sunbird Leptocoma sperata Green-tailed Sunbird Aethopyga nipalensis
20x     225     Crimson Sunbird    Aethopyga siparaja     
20x     225     Ruby-cheeked Sunbird    Chalcoparia singalensis     
30x     225     Black-throated Sunbird    Aethopyga saturata     
40x     225     Mrs. Gould's Sunbird    Aethopyga gouldiae     
50x     225     Copper-throated Sunbird    Leptocoma calcostetha     
50x     225     Purple-naped Sunbird    Kurochkinegramma hypogrammicum     
60x     225     Purple-throated Sunbird    Leptocoma sperata     
1d     225     Green-tailed Sunbird    Aethopyga nipalensis     

1982.01   10.06.1982   Birds of prey      
Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus Pied Falconet Microhierax melanoleucos Black Baza Aviceda leuphotes Black Kite Milvus migrans Lesser Fish Eagle Haliaeetus humilis White-rumped Falcon Polihierax insignis Black-winged Kite Elanus caeruleus Short-toed Snake Eagle Circaetus gallicus
30x     104     Common Kestrel    Falco tinnunculus     
30x     104     Pied Falconet    Microhierax melanoleucos     
40x     78     Black Baza    Aviceda leuphotes     
50x     78     Black Kite    Milvus migrans     
50x     78     Lesser Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus humilis     
60x     104     White-rumped Falcon    Polihierax insignis     
1d     78     Black-winged Kite    Elanus caeruleus     
1d     78     Short-toed Snake Eagle    Circaetus gallicus     

1983.01   20.07.1983   Brasiliana '83      
Toco Toucan Ramphastos toco
10d     98     Toco Toucan    Ramphastos toco     MS

1983.02   20.11.1983   Birds      
Black Stork Ciconia nigra Painted Stork Mycteria leucocephala Purple Heron Ardea purpurea Grey Heron Ardea cinerea Common Crane Grus grus Black-faced Spoonbill Platalea minor Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax Asian Openbill Anastomus oscitans
50x     64     Black Stork    Ciconia nigra     
50x     64     Painted Stork    Mycteria leucocephala     
50x     70     Purple Heron    Ardea purpurea     
50x     70     Grey Heron    Ardea cinerea     
1d     32     Common Crane    Grus grus     
2d     69     Black-faced Spoonbill    Platalea minor     
5d     70     Black-crowned Night Heron    Nycticorax nycticorax     
10d     64     Asian Openbill    Anastomus oscitans     

1984.01   27.04.1984   Espana 84      
White Stork Ciconia ciconia
10d     64     White Stork    Ciconia ciconia     MS

1984.02   Definitives      
Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus Great Hornbill Buceros bicornis
1d     73     Great White Pelican    Pelecanus onocrotalus     
10d     87     Great Hornbill    Buceros bicornis     

1985.01   05.07.1985   Argentina '85   7v set   
King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus Lesser Rhea Rhea pennata Andean Condor Vultur gryphus
1d     59     King Penguin    Aptenodytes patagonicus     
3d     2     Lesser Rhea    Rhea pennata     
6d     75     Andean Condor    Vultur gryphus     

1986.01   28.08.1986   Stockholmia 86      
European Bee-eater Merops apiaster Common Green Magpie Cissa chinensis Dalat Shrike-babbler Pteruthius annamensis Long-tailed Broadbill Psarisomus dalhousiae White-crested Laughingthrush Garrulax leucolophus Azure-winged Magpie Cyanopica cyanus White Wagtail Motacilla alba
1d     93     European Bee-eater    Merops apiaster     
1d     165     Common Green Magpie    Cissa chinensis     
2d     160     Dalat Shrike-babbler    Pteruthius annamensis     
3d     111     Long-tailed Broadbill    Psarisomus dalhousiae     
3d     203     White-crested Laughingthrush    Garrulax leucolophus     
5d     165     Azure-winged Magpie    Cyanopica cyanus     
5d     232     White Wagtail    Motacilla alba     

1986.02   28.08.1986   Stockholmia 86      
White-rumped Shama Copsychus malabaricus
10d     221     White-rumped Shama    Copsychus malabaricus     MS

1986.03   15.09.1986   Domestic fowl   8v set   
Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo
1d     10     Wild Turkey    Meleagris gallopavo     

1988.01   05.05.1988   Parrots      
Blue-and-yellow Macaw Ara ararauna Slaty-headed Parakeet Psittacula himalayana Red-winged Parrot Aprosmictus erythropterus Red-and-green Macaw Ara chloropterus Red-breasted Parakeet Psittacula alexandri Great Green Macaw Ara ambiguus Vernal Hanging Parrot Loriculus vernalis
10d     107     Blue-and-yellow Macaw    Ara ararauna     
10d     108     Slaty-headed Parakeet    Psittacula himalayana     
20d     108     Red-winged Parrot    Aprosmictus erythropterus     
20d     107     Red-and-green Macaw    Ara chloropterus     
30d     108     Red-breasted Parakeet    Psittacula alexandri     
30d     107     Great Green Macaw    Ara ambiguus     
50d     108     Vernal Hanging Parrot    Loriculus vernalis     

1988.02   05.05.1988   Parrots      
Scarlet Macaw Ara macao
80d     107     Scarlet Macaw    Ara macao     MS

1990.01   15.02.1990   Ducks   6v sheet   
Eurasian Wigeon Mareca penelope Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Red-billed Teal Anas erythrorhyncha Yellow-billed Duck Anas undulata
300d     13     Eurasian Wigeon    Mareca penelope     
500d     13     Mallard    Anas platyrhynchos     
1000d     13     Red-billed Teal    Anas erythrorhyncha     
3000d     13     Yellow-billed Duck    Anas undulata     

1991.01   20.04.1991   WWF      
White-naped Crane Antigone vipio Sarus Crane Antigone antigone Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis Sarus Crane Antigone antigone Black-necked Crane Grus nigricollis Grey Crowned Crane Balearica regulorum Siberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranus
200d     32     White-naped Crane    Antigone vipio     
300d     32     Sarus Crane    Antigone antigone     
400d     32     Red-crowned Crane    Grus japonensis     
1000d     32     Sarus Crane    Antigone antigone     
2000d     32     Black-necked Crane    Grus nigricollis     
3000d     32     Grey Crowned Crane    Balearica regulorum     
3000d     32     Siberian Crane    Leucogeranus leucogeranus     

1992.01   03.07.1992   Pigeons and doves      
Torresian Imperial Pigeon Ducula spilorrhoa Spinifex Pigeon Geophaps plumifera Rock Dove Columba livia Topknot Pigeon Lopholaimus antarcticus Laughing Dove Spilopelia senegalensis
200d     27     Torresian Imperial Pigeon    Ducula spilorrhoa     
2000d     27     Spinifex Pigeon    Geophaps plumifera     
4000d     27     Rock Dove    Columba livia     
5000d     27     Topknot Pigeon    Lopholaimus antarcticus     
6000d     27     Laughing Dove    Spilopelia senegalensis     

1994.01   06.08.1994   Philakorea 1994      
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata Wilson's Storm Petrel Oceanites oceanicus Great Frigatebird Fregata minor Cape Gannet Morus capensis Tufted Puffin Fratercula cirrhata Belcher's Gull Larus belcheri
400d     49     Eurasian Curlew    Numenius arquata     
600d     60     Wilson's Storm Petrel    Oceanites oceanicus     
1000d     65     Great Frigatebird    Fregata minor     
2000d     66     Cape Gannet    Morus capensis     
3000d     54     Tufted Puffin    Fratercula cirrhata     
11000d     52     Belcher's Gull    Larus belcheri     

1994.02   06.08.1994   Philakorea 1994      
Germain's Swiftlet Aerodramus germani
10000d     20     Germain's Swiftlet    Aerodramus germani     MS

1995.01   20.01.1995   Birds      
Sociable Weaver Philetairus socius European Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria Sharpbill Oxyruncus cristatus Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus Red-legged Seriema Cariama cristata
400d     227     Sociable Weaver    Philetairus socius     
400d     43     European Golden Plover    Pluvialis apricaria     
400d     125     Sharpbill    Oxyruncus cristatus     
400d     77     Western Osprey    Pandion haliaetus     
5000d     103     Red-legged Seriema    Cariama cristata     

1995.02   01.03.1995   Owls      
Brown Fish Owl Ketupa zeylonensis Tawny Owl Strix aluco Pel's Fishing Owl Scotopelia peli Spotted Wood Owl Strix seloputo Northern White-faced Owl Ptilopsis leucotis
400d     80     Brown Fish Owl    Ketupa zeylonensis     
1000d     80     Tawny Owl    Strix aluco     
2000d     80     Pel's Fishing Owl    Scotopelia peli     
5000d     80     Spotted Wood Owl    Strix seloputo     
10000d     80     Northern White-faced Owl    Ptilopsis leucotis     

1995.03   01.03.1995   Owls      
Western Barn Owl Tyto alba
12500d     79     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     MS

1996.01   06.03.1996   Prehistoric animals   5v set   
Archaeopteryx Archaeopteryx lithografica
1000d     0     Archaeopteryx    Archaeopteryx lithografica     

1996.02   11.03.1996   Kingfishers      
White-throated Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis Ruddy Kingfisher Halcyon coromanda Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis
400d     90     White-throated Kingfisher    Halcyon smyrnensis     
1000d     90     Belted Kingfisher    Megaceryle alcyon     
2000d     90     Common Kingfisher    Alcedo atthis     
4000d     90     Ruddy Kingfisher    Halcyon coromanda     
12000d     90     Pied Kingfisher    Ceryle rudis     

1996.03   10.10.1996   Taipei '96   4v sheet   
Grey Crowned Crane Balearica regulorum
10000d     32     Grey Crowned Crane    Balearica regulorum     

1997.01   15.10.1997   Pheasants      
Elliot's Pheasant Syrmaticus ellioti Siamese Fireback Lophura diardi Common Pheasant Phasianus colchicus Lady Amherst's Pheasant Chrysolophus amherstiae Germain's Peacock-Pheasant Polyplectron germaini
400d     10     Elliot's Pheasant    Syrmaticus ellioti     
3000d     10     Siamese Fireback    Lophura diardi     
5000d     10     Common Pheasant    Phasianus colchicus     
6000d     10     Lady Amherst's Pheasant    Chrysolophus amherstiae     
8000d     10     Germain's Peacock-Pheasant    Polyplectron germaini     

1997.02   15.10.1997   Pheasants      
Imperial Pheasant Lophura imperialis
14000d     10     Imperial Pheasant    Lophura imperialis     MS

1998.01   04.05.1998   Birds of prey      
European Honey Buzzard Pernis apivorus Ornate Hawk-Eagle Spizaetus ornatus Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis Common Buzzard Buteo buteo Pied Harrier Circus melanoleucos White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla
400d     78     European Honey Buzzard    Pernis apivorus     
400d     78     Ornate Hawk-Eagle    Spizaetus ornatus     
400d     78     Northern Goshawk    Accipiter gentilis     
3000d     78     Common Buzzard    Buteo buteo     
5000d     78     Pied Harrier    Circus melanoleucos     
12000d     78     White-tailed Eagle    Haliaeetus albicilla     

1999.01   18.05.1999   Woodpeckers      
Greater Flameback Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus Speckled Piculet Picumnus innominatus Red-collared Woodpecker Picus rabieri Bay Woodpecker Blythipicus pyrrhotis
400d     102     Greater Flameback    Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus     
1000d     102     Speckled Piculet    Picumnus innominatus     
3000d     102     Red-collared Woodpecker    Picus rabieri     
13000d     102     Bay Woodpecker    Blythipicus pyrrhotis     

2000.01   28.09.2000   Birds      
Silver-eared Mesia Leiothrix argentauris Bar-bellied Pitta Hydrornis elliotii Coral-billed Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus ferruginosus Greater Racket-tailed Drongo Dicrurus paradiseus Sultan Tit Melanochlora sultanea Spot-necked Babbler Stachyris strialata
400d     203     Silver-eared Mesia    Leiothrix argentauris     
400d     114     Bar-bellied Pitta    Hydrornis elliotii     
400d     201     Coral-billed Scimitar Babbler    Pomatorhinus ferruginosus     
5000d     162     Greater Racket-tailed Drongo    Dicrurus paradiseus     
7000d     181     Sultan Tit    Melanochlora sultanea     
10000d     201     Spot-necked Babbler    Stachyris strialata     

2000.02   28.09.2000   Birds      
Asian Fairy-bluebird Irena puella
15000d     208     Asian Fairy-bluebird    Irena puella     MS

2001.01   30.04.2001   Animals in Cat Tien national park   4v set   
Orange-necked Partridge Arborophila davidi
400d     10     Orange-necked Partridge    Arborophila davidi     

2002.01   15.03.2002   Birds      
Black-crowned Barwing Actinodura sodangorum Golden-winged Laughingthrush Trochalopteron ngoclinhense Greater Necklaced Laughingthrush Pterorhinus pectoralis Large Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus hypoleucos Red-tailed Minla Minla ignotincta Blue-winged Minla Actinodura cyanouroptera
600d     203     Black-crowned Barwing    Actinodura sodangorum     
800d     203     Golden-winged Laughingthrush    Trochalopteron ngoclinhense     
800d     203     Greater Necklaced Laughingthrush    Pterorhinus pectoralis     
800d     201     Large Scimitar Babbler    Pomatorhinus hypoleucos     
5000d     203     Red-tailed Minla    Minla ignotincta     
8000d     203     Blue-winged Minla    Actinodura cyanouroptera     

2006.01   01.04.2006   BirdLife International      
Edwards's Pheasant Lophura edwardsi Orange-necked Partridge Arborophila davidi Vietnamese Pheasant Lophura hatinhensis Germain's Peacock-Pheasant Polyplectron germaini Crested Argus Rheinardia ocellata
800d     10     Edwards's Pheasant    Lophura edwardsi     
2000d     10     Orange-necked Partridge    Arborophila davidi     
3000d     10     Vietnamese Pheasant    Lophura hatinhensis     
5000d     10     Germain's Peacock-Pheasant    Polyplectron germaini     
8000d     10     Crested Argus    Rheinardia ocellata     

2006.02   01.04.2006   BirdLife International   Sheet   2006.01
Edwards's Pheasant Lophura edwardsi Orange-necked Partridge Arborophila davidi Vietnamese Pheasant Lophura hatinhensis Germain's Peacock-Pheasant Polyplectron germaini Crested Argus Rheinardia ocellata
800d     10     Edwards's Pheasant    Lophura edwardsi     
2000d     10     Orange-necked Partridge    Arborophila davidi     
3000d     10     Vietnamese Pheasant    Lophura hatinhensis     
5000d     10     Germain's Peacock-Pheasant    Polyplectron germaini     
8000d     10     Crested Argus    Rheinardia ocellata     

2010.01   25.05.2010   Coastal birds      
Nordmann's Greenshank Tringa guttifer Spoon-billed Sandpiper Calidris pygmaea Saunders's Gull Chroicocephalus saundersi
2000d     49     Nordmann's Greenshank    Tringa guttifer     
6500d     49     Spoon-billed Sandpiper    Calidris pygmaea     
8500d     52     Saunders's Gull    Chroicocephalus saundersi     

2010.02   25.05.2010   Coastal birds      
Indian Skimmer Rynchops albicollis
14500d     52     Indian Skimmer    Rynchops albicollis     MS

2011.01   15.05.2011   Animals in Ba Be national park   4v set   
White-eared Night Heron Gorsachius magnificus
3500d     70     White-eared Night Heron    Gorsachius magnificus     

2013.01   01.06.2013   Birds in Xuan Thuy national park      
Black-faced Spoonbill Platalea minor Asian Dowitcher Limnodromus semipalmatus Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata Grey-headed Lapwing Vanellus cinereus
2000d     69     Black-faced Spoonbill    Platalea minor     
3500d     49     Asian Dowitcher    Limnodromus semipalmatus     
6500d     13     Northern Shoveler    Spatula clypeata     
10500d     43     Grey-headed Lapwing    Vanellus cinereus     

2013.02   01.06.2013   Birds in Xuan Thuy national park      
Spot-billed Pelican Pelecanus philippensis
15000d     73     Spot-billed Pelican    Pelecanus philippensis     MS

2013.03   12.09.2013   Joint issue with Singapore      
Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus Grey Peacock-Pheasant Polyplectron bicalcaratum
2000d     10     Red Junglefowl    Gallus gallus     
10500d     10     Grey Peacock-Pheasant    Polyplectron bicalcaratum     

2018.01   18.08.2018   Kon Ka Kinh national park   4v set   
Chestnut-eared Laughingthrush Garrulax konkakinhensis
3000d     203     Chestnut-eared Laughingthrush    Garrulax konkakinhensis     

2018.02   18.08.2018   Kon Ka Kinh national park   4v sheet   2018.01
Chestnut-eared Laughingthrush Garrulax konkakinhensis
3000d     203     Chestnut-eared Laughingthrush    Garrulax konkakinhensis     

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Location: Southeastern Asia
Population: 86.1 million
Climate: tropical in south; monsoonal in north with hot, rainy season and warm, dry season
Terrain: low, flat delta in south and north; central highlands; hilly, mountainous in far north and northwest

Birds: 848 species. 13 endemic species.

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31.01.2020