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Zaire
Bird stamps from Zaire

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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1979.01   Zaire river expedition   8v set   
Regal Sunbird Cinnyris regius
3k     223     Regal Sunbird    Cinnyris regius     

1980.01   06.12.1980   Phibelza, stamp on stamp   8v set   Congo (K) 1963.02
Abdim's Stork Ciconia abdimii Abdim's Stork Ciconia abdimii
2z     24     Abdim's Stork    Ciconia abdimii     Value left
2z     24     Abdim's Stork    Ciconia abdimii     = 1, value right

1980.02   13.12.1980   Independence   5v set   
Black Crowned Crane Balearica pavonina
145k     47     Black Crowned Crane    Balearica pavonina     

1981.01   27.04.1981   Norman Rockwell paintings   8v set   
Red-and-green Macaw Ara chloropterus
125k     108     Red-and-green Macaw    Ara chloropterus     

1982.01   06.12.1982   Birds      
Red-billed Quelea Quelea quelea African Pygmy Kingfisher Ispidina picta Schalow's Turaco Tauraco schalowi Three-banded Plover Charadrius tricollaris Temminck's Courser Cursorius temminckii Bennett's Woodpecker Campethera bennettii Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis Lizard Buzzard Kaupifalco monogrammicus Black Crake Amaurornis flavirostra White-headed Vulture Trigonoceps occipitalis
25k     225     Red-billed Quelea    Quelea quelea     
50k     88     African Pygmy Kingfisher    Ispidina picta     
90k     71     Schalow's Turaco    Tauraco schalowi     
1.50z     57     Three-banded Plover    Charadrius tricollaris     
1.70z     64     Temminck's Courser    Cursorius temminckii     
2z     104     Bennett's Woodpecker    Campethera bennettii     
3z     21     Little Grebe    Tachybaptus ruficollis     
3.50z     37     Lizard Buzzard    Kaupifalco monogrammicus     
5z     45     Black Crake    Amaurornis flavirostra     
8z     37     White-headed Vulture    Trigonoceps occipitalis     

1984.01   02.04.1984   Garamba national park   8v set   
Tawny Eagle Aquila rapax Kori Bustard Ardeotis kori Grey Crowned Crane Balearica regulorum
15k     37     Tawny Eagle    Aquila rapax     
40z     38     Kori Bustard    Ardeotis kori     
40z     47     Grey Crowned Crane    Balearica regulorum     

1984.02   14.05.1984   World communications year   7v set   
Grey Crowned Crane Balearica regulorum
15z     47     Grey Crowned Crane    Balearica regulorum     

1985.01   01.10.1985   Audubon      
Great Egret Ardea alba Common Scoter Melanitta nigra Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata
5z     26     Great Egret    Ardea alba     
10z     9     Common Scoter    Melanitta nigra     
15z     26     Black-crowned Night Heron    Nycticorax nycticorax     
25z     9     Surf Scoter    Melanitta perspicillata     

1990.01   Surcharge on 1982.01      
Red-billed Quelea Quelea quelea African Pygmy Kingfisher Ispidina picta Schalow's Turaco Tauraco schalowi
40z     225     Red-billed Quelea    Quelea quelea     
40z     88     African Pygmy Kingfisher    Ispidina picta     
40z     71     Schalow's Turaco    Tauraco schalowi     
80z     225     Red-billed Quelea    Quelea quelea     
80z     88     African Pygmy Kingfisher    Ispidina picta     
80z     71     Schalow's Turaco    Tauraco schalowi     

1992.01   14.08.1992   Surcharge on 1981.01, 1980.02      
50000z     108     Red-and-green Macaw    Ara chloropterus     
200000z     47     Black Crowned Crane    Balearica pavonina     

1994.01   23.04.1994   Surcharge on 1985.01      
Great Egret Ardea alba Common Scoter Melanitta nigra Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata
50k     26     Great Egret    Ardea alba     
1.50z     9     Common Scoter    Melanitta nigra     
3.50z     26     Black-crowned Night Heron    Nycticorax nycticorax     
5z     9     Surf Scoter    Melanitta perspicillata     

1994.02   31.08.1994   Surcharge on 1982.01      
20z     21     Little Grebe    Tachybaptus ruficollis     
250z     57     Three-banded Plover    Charadrius tricollaris     

1996.01   16.10.1996   Birds of prey   Sheet   
Congo Serpent Eagle Circaetus spectabilis Crowned Eagle Stephanoaetus coronatus Dark Chanting Goshawk Melierax metabates Long-tailed Hawk Urotriorchis macrourus
50000z     37     Congo Serpent Eagle    Circaetus spectabilis     
50000z     37     Crowned Eagle    Stephanoaetus coronatus     
50000z     37     Dark Chanting Goshawk    Melierax metabates     
50000z     37     Long-tailed Hawk    Urotriorchis macrourus     

1997.01   Rhinoceros   4v sheet   
Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
40000z     26     Western Cattle Egret    Bubulcus ibis     

1997.02   Surcharge on 1982.01      
2500z     57     Three-banded Plover    Charadrius tricollaris     
6000z     57     Three-banded Plover    Charadrius tricollaris     

Zaire map

Location: Central Africa
Status: No longer a stamp-issuing entity; now Democratic Republic of the Congo (Congo(Kinshasa))

Links:
Norman Rockwell web search
Garamba national park - web search -  image search -  map search

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26.08.2016