Bird stamps of Gabon
African Darter Anhinga rufa  1960 Overprint XVIIe OLYMPIADE... on French Eq Afr 1953.01 Lyre-tailed Honeyguide Melichneutes robustus  1961 Birds Johanna's Sunbird Cinnyris johannae  1963 Birds
Blue-headed Bee-eater Merops muelleri  1963 Birds Narina Trogon Apaloderma narina  1963 Birds Crowned Eagle Stephanoaetus coronatus  1964 Birds Great Egret Ardea alba  1971 Birds Grey Parrot Psittacus erithacus  1971 Birds
Woodland Kingfisher Halcyon senegalensis  1971 Birds Grey-necked Rockfowl Picathartes oreas  1971 Birds Guinea Turaco Tauraco persa  1971 Birds Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus  1974 Apollo 11
Grey Parrot Psittacus erithacus  1978 Philexafrique White Stork Ciconia ciconia  1978 Philexafrique African River Martin Pseudochelidon eurystomina  1980 Birds Southern Carmine Bee-eater Merops nubicoides  1980 Birds
African Pitta Pitta angolensis  1980 Birds Pel's Fishing Owl Scotopelia peli  1980 Birds Pink-backed Pelican Pelecanus rufescens  1983 Fauna 4v set Pink-backed Pelican Pelecanus rufescens  1983 Fauna 4v sheet
Grey Crowned Crane Balearica regulorum  1984 Birds Azure-crowned Hummingbird Amazilia cyanocephala  1984 Birds Keel-billed Toucan Ramphastos sulfuratus  1984 Birds White-crested Tiger Heron Tigriornis leucolopha  1989 Birds
Grey Parrot Psittacus erithacus  1989 Birds Red-billed Dwarf Hornbill Lophoceros camurus  1989 Birds Blue-breasted Kingfisher Halcyon malimbica  1989 Birds White-crested Tiger Heron Tigriornis leucolopha  1989 Birds Sheet Grey Parrot Psittacus erithacus  1989 Birds Sheet
Red-billed Dwarf Hornbill Lophoceros camurus  1989 Birds Sheet Blue-breasted Kingfisher Halcyon malimbica  1989 Birds Sheet African Wood Owl Strix woodfordii  1992 Birds Speckled Mousebird Colius striatus  1992 Birds Palm-nut Vulture Gypohierax angolensis  1992 Birds
Giant Kingfisher Megaceryle maxima  1992 Birds African Wood Owl Strix woodfordii  1992 Birds Sheet Speckled Mousebird Colius striatus  1992 Birds Sheet Palm-nut Vulture Gypohierax angolensis  1992 Birds Sheet Giant Kingfisher Megaceryle maxima  1992 Birds Sheet
Archaeopteryx Archaeopteryx lithografica  1995 Prehistoric animals 12v sheet Grey Heron Ardea cinerea  1997 UNESCO 50 years 8v sheet Crowned Eagle Stephanoaetus coronatus  1997 Protected animals 3v set Crowned Eagle Stephanoaetus coronatus  1997 Protected animals 3v sheet Pink-backed Pelican Pelecanus rufescens  1998 Protected animals 3v set
Pink-backed Pelican Pelecanus rufescens  1998 Protected animals 3v sheet African Fish Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer  2000 Protected animals 3v set Archaeopteryx Archaeopteryx lithografica  2000 Prehistoric animals 12v set Archaeopteryx Archaeopteryx lithografica  2000 Prehistoric animals
Rosy Bee-eater Merops malimbicus  2004 Biodiversity protection 4v set Red-chested Owlet Glaucidium tephronotum  2004 Biodiversity protection 4v set
Gabon map

Location: Western Africa
Population: 1.5 million
Climate: tropical; always hot, humid
Terrain: narrow coastal plain; hilly interior; savanna in east and south

Birds: 776 species

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BIRD SPECIES SHOWN

African Darter Anhinga rufa
Lyre-tailed Honeyguide Melichneutes robustus
Johanna's Sunbird Cinnyris johannae
Blue-headed Bee-eater Merops muelleri
Narina Trogon Apaloderma narina
Crowned Eagle Stephanoaetus coronatus
Great Egret Ardea alba
Grey Parrot Psittacus erithacus
Woodland Kingfisher Halcyon senegalensis
Grey-necked Rockfowl Picathartes oreas
Guinea Turaco Tauraco persa
Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
White Stork Ciconia ciconia
African River Martin Pseudochelidon eurystomina
Southern Carmine Bee-eater Merops nubicoides
African Pitta Pitta angolensis
Pel's Fishing Owl Scotopelia peli
Pink-backed Pelican Pelecanus rufescens
Grey Crowned Crane Balearica regulorum
Azure-crowned Hummingbird Amazilia cyanocephala
Keel-billed Toucan Ramphastos sulfuratus
White-crested Tiger Heron Tigriornis leucolopha
Red-billed Dwarf Hornbill Lophoceros camurus
Blue-breasted Kingfisher Halcyon malimbica
African Wood Owl Strix woodfordii
Speckled Mousebird Colius striatus
Palm-nut Vulture Gypohierax angolensis
Giant Kingfisher Megaceryle maxima
Archaeopteryx Archaeopteryx lithografica
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea
African Fish Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer
Rosy Bee-eater Merops malimbicus
Red-chested Owlet Glaucidium tephronotum


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