Bird stamps of India
Red-billed Blue Magpie Urocissa erythroryncha  1968 Birds Brown-fronted Woodpecker Dendrocoptes auriceps  1968 Birds White-browed Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus schisticeps  1968 Birds Crimson Sunbird Aethopyga siparaja  1968 Birds
Mute Swan Cygnus olor  1971 Ravi Varma Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus  1973 Indipex 73 3v set Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus  1973 Indipex 73 Sheet with 4 designs, imp Indian Pitta Pitta brachyura  1975 Indian birds
Black-hooded Oriole Oriolus xanthornus  1975 Indian birds Western Tragopan Tragopan melanocephalus  1975 Indian birds Himalayan Monal Lophophorus impejanus  1975 Indian birds Intermediate Egret Ardea intermedia  1975 Definitives Painted Stork Mycteria leucocephala  1976 Bharatpur bird sanctuary
Great Indian Bustard Ardeotis nigriceps  1980 International symposium on bustards Siberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranus  1983 International crane workshop Great Hornbill Buceros bicornis  1983 Natural history society White-winged Duck Asarcornis scutulata  1985 Wildlife conservation Jerdon's Courser Rhinoptilus bitorquatus  1988 Wildlife conservation
Lesser Florican Sypheotides indicus  1989 Wildlife conservation Emperor Penguin Aptenodytes forsteri  1991 Antarctic treaty Adelie Penguin Pygoscelis adeliae  1991 Antarctic treaty Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus  1992 Birds of prey Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus  1992 Birds of prey
Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus  1992 Birds of prey Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos  1992 Birds of prey Andaman Teal Anas albogularis  1994 Endangered birds Sheet Oriental Stork Ciconia boyciana  1994 Endangered birds Sheet
Black-necked Crane Grus nigricollis  1994 Endangered birds Sheet Pink-headed Duck Rhodonessa caryophyllacea   1994 Endangered birds Sheet Blood Pheasant Ithaginis cruentus  1996 Flora and fauna of Himalaya 4v set Blood Pheasant Ithaginis cruentus  1996 Flora and fauna of Himalaya 4v sheet
Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus  1996 World poultry congress Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina  1996 Salim Moizuddin Abdul Ali Strip Northern Pintail Anas acuta  1996 Salim Moizuddin Abdul Ali Strip Painted Stork Mycteria leucocephala  1996 Salim Moizuddin Abdul Ali Strip
Rosy Starling Pastor roseus  2000 Migratory birds Garganey Spatula querquedula  2000 Migratory birds Forest Wagtail Dendronanthus indicus  2000 Migratory birds White Stork Ciconia ciconia  2000 Migratory birds
Sarus Crane Antigone antigone  2000 Animal definitives 4v set Rosy Starling Pastor roseus  2000 Indepex Asiana 2000 Sheet Garganey Spatula querquedula  2000 Indepex Asiana 2000 Sheet Forest Wagtail Dendronanthus indicus  2000 Indepex Asiana 2000 Sheet
White Stork Ciconia ciconia  2000 Indepex Asiana 2000 Sheet Indian Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone paradisi  2000 Animal definitives Painted Stork Mycteria leucocephala  2001 Animal definitives Chestnut-crowned Warbler Seicercus castaniceps  2005 World environment day Greater Adjutant Leptoptilos dubius  2006 Endangered birds of India 4x4v sheet
Nilgiri Laughingthrush Montecincla cachinnans  2006 Endangered birds of India 4x4v sheet Manipur Bush Quail Perdicula manipurensis  2006 Endangered birds of India 4x4v sheet Lesser Florican Sypheotides indicus  2006 Endangered birds of India 4x4v sheet Greater Adjutant Leptoptilos dubius  2006 Endangered birds of India 4v sheet
Nilgiri Laughingthrush Montecincla cachinnans  2006 Endangered birds of India 4v sheet Manipur Bush Quail Perdicula manipurensis  2006 Endangered birds of India 4v sheet Lesser Florican Sypheotides indicus  2006 Endangered birds of India 4v sheet Greater Adjutant Leptoptilos dubius  2006 Endangered birds of India Booklet
Nilgiri Laughingthrush Montecincla cachinnans  2006 Endangered birds of India Booklet Manipur Bush Quail Perdicula manipurensis  2006 Endangered birds of India Booklet Lesser Florican Sypheotides indicus  2006 Endangered birds of India Booklet Satyr Tragopan Tragopan satyra  2006 Himalayan lakes 5v set
Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis  2007 National parks (Bandipur, Kaziranga, Periyar) 5v strip Rosy Starling Pastor roseus  2007 National parks (Bandipur, Kaziranga, Periyar) 5v strip Himalayan Monal Lophophorus impejanus  2007 National parks (Bandipur, Kaziranga, Periyar) 5v strip
Red-wattled Lapwing Vanellus indicus  2007 National parks (Bandipur, Kaziranga, Periyar) 5v strip Emperor Penguin Aptenodytes forsteri  2009 Preserve the polar regions and glaciers 2v set Gentoo Penguin Pygoscelis papua  2009 Preserve the polar regions and glaciers 2v set
Gentoo Penguin Pygoscelis papua  2009 Preserve the polar regions and glaciers 2v sheet Emperor Penguin Aptenodytes forsteri  2009 Preserve the polar regions and glaciers 2v sheet Emperor Penguin Aptenodytes forsteri  2009 Preserve the polar regions and glaciers Booklet
Gentoo Penguin Pygoscelis papua  2009 Preserve the polar regions and glaciers Booklet Indian Eagle-Owl Bubo bengalensis  2010 International year of biodiversity Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus  2010 International year of biodiversity Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea  2010 International year of biodiversity
Indian Eagle-Owl Bubo bengalensis  2010 International year of biodiversity Sheet Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus  2010 International year of biodiversity Sheet Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea  2010 International year of biodiversity Sheet Indian Eagle-Owl Bubo bengalensis  2010 International year of biodiversity Booklet Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus  2010 International year of biodiversity Booklet
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea  2010 International year of biodiversity Booklet Rock Dove Columba livia  2010 Common birds House Sparrow Passer domesticus  2010 Common birds Rock Dove Columba livia  2010 Common birds Sheet
House Sparrow Passer domesticus  2010 Common birds Sheet Pallas's Gull Ichthyaetus ichthyaetus  2011 Goa liberation Nicobar Megapode Megapodius nicobariensis  2012 Biodiversity 4v set Bugun Liocichla Liocichla bugunorum  2012 Biodiversity 4v set Nicobar Megapode Megapodius nicobariensis  2012 Biodiversity 4v sheet
Bugun Liocichla Liocichla bugunorum  2012 Biodiversity 4v sheet Great Hornbill Buceros bicornis  2013 Nagaland Great Hornbill Buceros bicornis  2015 Zoological survey of India Rose-ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri  2015 Zoological survey of India
Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus  2015 Zoological survey of India Great Hornbill Buceros bicornis  2015 Zoological survey of India Sheet Rose-ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri  2015 Zoological survey of India Sheet
Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus  2015 Zoological survey of India Sheet Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus  2016 Independence day, tourism Nicobar Pigeon Caloenas nicobarica  2016 Birds Nilgiri Flycatcher Eumyias albicaudatus  2016 Birds
Andaman Woodpecker Dryocopus hodgei  2016 Birds Black-and-orange Flycatcher Ficedula nigrorufa  2016 Birds Nicobar Pigeon Caloenas nicobarica  2016 Birds Sheet Nilgiri Flycatcher Eumyias albicaudatus  2016 Birds Sheet Andaman Woodpecker Dryocopus hodgei  2016 Birds Sheet
Black-and-orange Flycatcher Ficedula nigrorufa  2016 Birds Sheet Cape Parrot Poicephalus robustus  2016 Exotic birds Blue-and-yellow Macaw Ara ararauna  2016 Exotic birds Hyacinth Macaw Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus  2016 Exotic birds Sun Parakeet Aratinga solstitialis  2016 Exotic birds
Sulphur-crested Cockatoo Cacatua galerita  2016 Exotic birds Yellow-headed Amazon Amazona oratrix  2016 Exotic birds Cape Parrot Poicephalus robustus  2016 Exotic birds Sheet Hyacinth Macaw Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus  2016 Exotic birds Sheet
Sulphur-crested Cockatoo Cacatua galerita  2016 Exotic birds Sheet Blue-and-yellow Macaw Ara ararauna  2016 Exotic birds Sheet Sun Parakeet Aratinga solstitialis  2016 Exotic birds Sheet Yellow-headed Amazon Amazona oratrix  2016 Exotic birds Sheet Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus  2017 Nature India 6v set
Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus  2017 Nature India 6v set Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus  2017 Nature India 6v sheet Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus  2017 Nature India 6v sheet
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Location: Southern Asia
Population: 1,100 million
Climate: varies from tropical monsoon in south to temperate in north
Terrain: upland plain (Deccan Plateau) in south, flat to rolling plain along the Ganges, deserts in west, Himalayas in north

Birds: 1,214 species. 34 endemic species.

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BIRD SPECIES SHOWN

Red-billed Blue Magpie Urocissa erythroryncha
Brown-fronted Woodpecker Dendrocoptes auriceps
White-browed Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus schisticeps
Crimson Sunbird Aethopyga siparaja
Mute Swan Cygnus olor
Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus
Indian Pitta Pitta brachyura
Black-hooded Oriole Oriolus xanthornus
Western Tragopan Tragopan melanocephalus
Himalayan Monal Lophophorus impejanus
Intermediate Egret Ardea intermedia
Painted Stork Mycteria leucocephala
Great Indian Bustard Ardeotis nigriceps
Siberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranus
Great Hornbill Buceros bicornis
White-winged Duck Asarcornis scutulata
Jerdon's Courser Rhinoptilus bitorquatus
Lesser Florican Sypheotides indicus
Emperor Penguin Aptenodytes forsteri
Adelie Penguin Pygoscelis adeliae
Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos
Andaman Teal Anas albogularis
Oriental Stork Ciconia boyciana
Black-necked Crane Grus nigricollis
Pink-headed Duck Rhodonessa caryophyllacea
Blood Pheasant Ithaginis cruentus
Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus
Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina
Northern Pintail Anas acuta
Rosy Starling Pastor roseus
Garganey Spatula querquedula
Forest Wagtail Dendronanthus indicus
White Stork Ciconia ciconia
Sarus Crane Antigone antigone
Indian Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone paradisi
Chestnut-crowned Warbler Seicercus castaniceps
Greater Adjutant Leptoptilos dubius
Nilgiri Laughingthrush Montecincla cachinnans
Manipur Bush Quail Perdicula manipurensis
Satyr Tragopan Tragopan satyra
Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis
Red-wattled Lapwing Vanellus indicus
Gentoo Penguin Pygoscelis papua
Indian Eagle-Owl Bubo bengalensis
Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea
Rock Dove Columba livia
House Sparrow Passer domesticus
Pallas's Gull Ichthyaetus ichthyaetus
Nicobar Megapode Megapodius nicobariensis
Bugun Liocichla Liocichla bugunorum
Rose-ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri
Nicobar Pigeon Caloenas nicobarica
Nilgiri Flycatcher Eumyias albicaudatus
Andaman Woodpecker Dryocopus hodgei
Black-and-orange Flycatcher Ficedula nigrorufa
Cape Parrot Poicephalus robustus
Blue-and-yellow Macaw Ara ararauna
Hyacinth Macaw Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus
Sun Parakeet Aratinga solstitialis
Sulphur-crested Cockatoo Cacatua galerita
Yellow-headed Amazon Amazona oratrix


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