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Bird stamps from Zimbabwe

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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1984.01   10.10.1984   Birds of prey      
African Fish Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer Long-crested Eagle Lophaetus occipitalis Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus Verreaux's Eagle Aquila verreauxii Martial Eagle Polemaetus bellicosus African Hawk-Eagle Aquila spilogaster
9c     78     African Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus vocifer     
11c     78     Long-crested Eagle    Lophaetus occipitalis     
13c     78     Bateleur    Terathopius ecaudatus     
17c     78     Verreaux's Eagle    Aquila verreauxii     
21c     78     Martial Eagle    Polemaetus bellicosus     
30c     78     African Hawk-Eagle    Aquila spilogaster     

1987.01   15.04.1987   Owls      
African Barred Owlet Glaucidium capense Pearl-spotted Owlet Glaucidium perlatum Northern White-faced Owl Ptilopsis leucotis African Scops Owl Otus senegalensis
12c     80     African Barred Owlet    Glaucidium capense     
18c     80     Pearl-spotted Owlet    Glaucidium perlatum     
25c     80     Northern White-faced Owl    Ptilopsis leucotis     
35c     80     African Scops Owl    Otus senegalensis     

1988.01   06.10.1988   Ducks      
White-faced Whistling Duck Dendrocygna viduata African Pygmy Goose Nettapus auritus Hottentot Teal Spatula hottentota Knob-billed Duck Sarkidiornis melanotos White-backed Duck Thalassornis leuconotus Maccoa Duck Oxyura maccoa
15c     13     White-faced Whistling Duck    Dendrocygna viduata     
23c     13     African Pygmy Goose    Nettapus auritus     
30c     13     Hottentot Teal    Spatula hottentota     
35c     13     Knob-billed Duck    Sarkidiornis melanotos     
38c     13     White-backed Duck    Thalassornis leuconotus     
45c     13     Maccoa Duck    Oxyura maccoa     

1990.01   02.01.1990   Definitives      
Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris
2c     8     Helmeted Guineafowl    Numida meleagris     p 14
2c     8     Helmeted Guineafowl    Numida meleagris     = 2c, p 14½

1992.01   07.07.1992   Birds      
Dark-capped Bulbul Pycnonotus tricolor Southern Fiscal Lanius collaris Fork-tailed Drongo Dicrurus adsimilis Cardinal Woodpecker Dendropicos fuscescens Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill Tockus leucomelas Crested Francolin Dendroperdix sephaena
25c     186     Dark-capped Bulbul    Pycnonotus tricolor     
59c     159     Southern Fiscal    Lanius collaris     
77c     162     Fork-tailed Drongo    Dicrurus adsimilis     
90c     102     Cardinal Woodpecker    Dendropicos fuscescens     
98c     87     Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill    Tockus leucomelas     
1.16$     10     Crested Francolin    Dendroperdix sephaena     

1993.01   06.04.1993   Owls      
African Wood Owl Strix woodfordii Pel's Fishing Owl Scotopelia peli Spotted Eagle-Owl Bubo africanus Verreaux's Eagle-Owl Bubo lacteus
25c     80     African Wood Owl    Strix woodfordii     
59c     80     Pel's Fishing Owl    Scotopelia peli     
90c     80     Spotted Eagle-Owl    Bubo africanus     
1.16$     80     Verreaux's Eagle-Owl    Bubo lacteus     

1997.01   15.04.1997   Cites Cop   6v set   
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
1.50$     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     

1998.01   20.10.1998   Birds      
Variable Sunbird Cinnyris venustus Miombo Blue-eared Starling Lamprotornis elisabeth Grey-headed Kingfisher Halcyon leucocephala Miombo Tit Melaniparus griseiventris Chirinda Apalis Apalis chirindensis Swynnerton's Robin Swynnertonia swynnertoni
1.20$     225     Variable Sunbird    Cinnyris venustus     
4.10$     218     Miombo Blue-eared Starling    Lamprotornis elisabeth     
4.70$     90     Grey-headed Kingfisher    Halcyon leucocephala     
5.60$     181     Miombo Tit    Melaniparus griseiventris     
7.40$     200     Chirinda Apalis    Apalis chirindensis     
9.90$     221     Swynnerton's Robin    Swynnertonia swynnertoni     

1999.01   08.06.1999   Owls      
Cape Eagle-Owl Bubo capensis African Grass Owl Tyto capensis Western Barn Owl Tyto alba Marsh Owl Asio capensis
1.20$     80     Cape Eagle-Owl    Bubo capensis     
5.60$     79     African Grass Owl    Tyto capensis     
7.40$     79     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     
9.90$     80     Marsh Owl    Asio capensis     

2000.01   25.01.2000   Definitives   6v set   
Common Ostrich Struthio camelus Cape Parrot Poicephalus robustus Lilac-breasted Roller Coracias caudatus
10$     1     Common Ostrich    Struthio camelus     
15$     107     Cape Parrot    Poicephalus robustus     
30$     88     Lilac-breasted Roller    Coracias caudatus     

2001.01   24.07.2001   African folklore   6v set   
Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris Red-necked Spurfowl Pternistis afer
13$     8     Helmeted Guineafowl    Numida meleagris     
16$     10     Red-necked Spurfowl    Pternistis afer     

2001.02   24.07.2001   African folklore   6v sheet   2001.01
Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris Red-necked Spurfowl Pternistis afer
13$     8     Helmeted Guineafowl    Numida meleagris     
16$     10     Red-necked Spurfowl    Pternistis afer     

2003.01   24.06.2003   Definitives   4v set   
Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus Goliath Heron Ardea goliath
*     78     Bateleur    Terathopius ecaudatus     
500$     70     Goliath Heron    Ardea goliath     

2004.01   11.10.2004   SAPOA   Sheet   

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African Fish Eagle  Haliaeetus vocifer Purple-crested Turaco  Tauraco porphyreolophus African Fish Eagle  Haliaeetus vocifer Blue Crane  Grus paradisea Western Cattle Egret  Bubulcus ibis Peregrine Falcon  Falco peregrinus Bar-tailed Trogon  Apaloderma vittatum African Fish Eagle  Haliaeetus vocifer
500$     78     African Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus vocifer     
1000$     22     Purple-crested Turaco    Tauraco porphyreolophus     
2300$     78     African Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus vocifer     
3000$     32     Blue Crane    Grus paradisea     
5000$     70     Western Cattle Egret    Bubulcus ibis     
9000$     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     
12000$     83     Bar-tailed Trogon    Apaloderma vittatum     
17000$     78     African Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus vocifer     

2005.01   08.02.2005   Birds of Zimbabwe      
Red-headed Weaver Anaplectes rubriceps Cabanis's Bunting Emberiza cabanisi Western Miombo Sunbird Cinnyris gertrudis Crested Barbet Trachyphonus vaillantii Black-collared Barbet Lybius torquatus Grey-headed Bushshrike Malaconotus blanchoti Golden-breasted Bunting Emberiza flaviventris Cut-throat Finch Amadina fasciata White-browed Robin-Chat Cossypha heuglini Giant Kingfisher Megaceryle maxima
Z     227     Red-headed Weaver    Anaplectes rubriceps     
A     237     Cabanis's Bunting    Emberiza cabanisi     
E     225     Western Miombo Sunbird    Cinnyris gertrudis     
R     100     Crested Barbet    Trachyphonus vaillantii     
500$     100     Black-collared Barbet    Lybius torquatus     
5000$     145     Grey-headed Bushshrike    Malaconotus blanchoti     
10000$     237     Golden-breasted Bunting    Emberiza flaviventris     
20000$     228     Cut-throat Finch    Amadina fasciata     
50000$     221     White-browed Robin-Chat    Cossypha heuglini     
100000$     90     Giant Kingfisher    Megaceryle maxima     

2007.01   20.02.2007   Birds of Zimbabwe      
African Hoopoe Upupa africana Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Malachite Kingfisher Corythornis cristatus Little Bee-eater Merops pusillus Purple-crested Turaco Tauraco porphyreolophus African Swamphen Porphyrio madagascariensis African Jacana Actophilornis africanus Southern Ground Hornbill Bucorvus leadbeateri Gorgeous Bushshrike Telophorus viridis Secretarybird Sagittarius serpentarius
50$     84     African Hoopoe    Upupa africana     
100$     70     Western Cattle Egret    Bubulcus ibis     
500$     90     Malachite Kingfisher    Corythornis cristatus     
1000$     93     Little Bee-eater    Merops pusillus     
2000$     22     Purple-crested Turaco    Tauraco porphyreolophus     
5000$     30     African Swamphen    Porphyrio madagascariensis     
10000$     46     African Jacana    Actophilornis africanus     
20000$     86     Southern Ground Hornbill    Bucorvus leadbeateri     
50000$     145     Gorgeous Bushshrike    Telophorus viridis     
100000$     76     Secretarybird    Sagittarius serpentarius     

2007.02   20.02.2007   Birds of Zimbabwe   Sheet   2007.01

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African Hoopoe  Upupa africana Western Cattle Egret  Bubulcus ibis Malachite Kingfisher  Corythornis cristatus Little Bee-eater  Merops pusillus Purple-crested Turaco  Tauraco porphyreolophus African Swamphen  Porphyrio madagascariensis African Jacana  Actophilornis africanus Southern Ground Hornbill  Bucorvus leadbeateri Gorgeous Bushshrike  Telophorus viridis Secretarybird  Sagittarius serpentarius
50$     84     African Hoopoe    Upupa africana     
100$     70     Western Cattle Egret    Bubulcus ibis     
500$     90     Malachite Kingfisher    Corythornis cristatus     
1000$     93     Little Bee-eater    Merops pusillus     
2000$     22     Purple-crested Turaco    Tauraco porphyreolophus     
5000$     30     African Swamphen    Porphyrio madagascariensis     
10000$     46     African Jacana    Actophilornis africanus     
20000$     86     Southern Ground Hornbill    Bucorvus leadbeateri     
50000$     145     Gorgeous Bushshrike    Telophorus viridis     
100000$     76     Secretarybird    Sagittarius serpentarius     

2007.03   09.10.2007   SAPOA   5v set   
Yellow-billed Oxpecker Buphagus africanus
Z     219     Yellow-billed Oxpecker    Buphagus africanus     

2007.04   09.10.2007   SAPOA   5v sheet   2007.03
Yellow-billed Oxpecker Buphagus africanus
Z     219     Yellow-billed Oxpecker    Buphagus africanus     

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Location: Southern Africa, formerly named Rhodesia
Population: 12.3 million
Climate: tropical; moderated by altitude; rainy season
Terrain: mostly high plateau with higher central plateau (high veld); mountains in east

Birds: 685 species

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31.01.2020