Bird stamps of Iran
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica  1967 New year stamps 2v set European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis  1969 New year stamps 3v set Common Pheasant Phasianus colchicus  1969 New year stamps 3v set Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna  1971 International wetland conference
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea  1971 International wetland conference Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus  1971 International wetland conference Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus  1971 New year stamps Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica  1971 New year stamps
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops  1971 New year stamps Chukar Partridge Alectoris chukar  1972 New year stamps Pin-tailed Sandgrouse Pterocles alchata  1972 New year stamps Swee Waxbill Coccopygia melanotis  1972 New year stamps
Red-cheeked Cordon-bleu Uraeginthus bengalus  1972 New year stamps Great Bustard Otis tarda  1974 International wildlife protection conference 4v strip Caucasian Grouse Lyrurus mlokosiewiczi  1974 International wildlife protection conference 4v strip European Green Woodpecker Picus viridis  1991 Childrens book illustrations
Common Pheasant Phasianus colchicus  1994 New year stamps Chukar Partridge Alectoris chukar  1994 New year stamps Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax  1994 New year stamps Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris  1994 New year stamps
Eurasian Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus  1996 New year stamps European Roller Coracias garrulus  1996 New year stamps Budgerigar Melopsittacus undulatus  1996 New year stamps
Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis  1996 New year stamps Crested Lark Galerida cristata  1999 Bird definitive Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis  1999 Bird definitive European Bee-eater Merops apiaster  2000 New year stamps
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio  2000 Bird definitive Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops  2000 Bird definitive European Bee-eater Merops apiaster  2000 Bird definitive Redwing Turdus iliacus  2000 Bird definitive Twite Linaria flavirostris  2001 Bird definitive
Not identified Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes  2001 New year stamps Red-headed Bunting Emberiza bruniceps  2001 New year stamps European Roller Coracias garrulus  2001 Bird definitive Common Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs  2001 Belgica 2001 3v set
Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus  2001 Belgica 2001 3v set Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides  2002 New year stamps 2 strips Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops  2002 New year stamps 2 strips Eurasian Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus  2002 New year stamps 2 strips
Alexandrine Parakeet Psittacula eupatria  2002 New year stamps 2 strips European Robin Erithacus rubecula  2002 Bird definitive Eurasian Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus  2002 Bird definitive European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur  2002 Bird definitive
Siberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranus  2007 WWF Siberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranus  2007 WWF Siberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranus  2007 WWF
Siberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranus  2007 WWF White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla  2009 Eagles, joint issue with Portugal Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus  2009 Eagles, joint issue with Portugal
Grey-headed Swamphen Porphyrio poliocephalus  2009 Ramsar, joint issue with Cuba
Zapata Rail Cyanolimnas cerverai  2009 Ramsar, joint issue with Cuba
White Wagtail Motacilla alba  2010 Book week Lady Amherst's Pheasant Chrysolophus amherstiae  2011 Philanippon 2011
Green Pheasant Phasianus versicolor  2011 Philanippon 2011 Long-eared Owl Asio otus  2011 WWF
Spotted Owlet Athene brama  2011 WWF Pallid Scops Owl Otus brucei  2011 WWF Brown Fish Owl Ketupa zeylonensis  2011 WWF
Long-eared Owl Asio otus  2011 WWF Sheet Spotted Owlet Athene brama  2011 WWF Sheet Pallid Scops Owl Otus brucei  2011 WWF Sheet
Brown Fish Owl Ketupa zeylonensis  2011 WWF Sheet Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus  2014 Lesser White-fronted Goose Sheet Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus  2014 Lesser White-fronted Goose Sheet
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus  2014 Lesser White-fronted Goose Sheet Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus  2014 Lesser White-fronted Goose Sheet
Iran map

Location: Middle East
Population: 65.8 million
Climate: mostly arid or semiarid, subtropical along Caspian coast
Terrain: rugged, mountainous rim; high, central basin with deserts, mountains; small, discontinuous plains along both coasts

Birds: 527 species. 2 endemic

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BIRD SPECIES SHOWN

Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis
Common Pheasant Phasianus colchicus
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea
Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus
Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops
Chukar Partridge Alectoris chukar
Pin-tailed Sandgrouse Pterocles alchata
Swee Waxbill Coccopygia melanotis
Red-cheeked Cordon-bleu Uraeginthus bengalus
Great Bustard Otis tarda
Caucasian Grouse Lyrurus mlokosiewiczi
European Green Woodpecker Picus viridis
Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris
Eurasian Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus
European Roller Coracias garrulus
Budgerigar Melopsittacus undulatus
Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
Crested Lark Galerida cristata
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis
European Bee-eater Merops apiaster
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio
Redwing Turdus iliacus
Twite Linaria flavirostris
Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes
Red-headed Bunting Emberiza bruniceps
Common Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs
Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides
Eurasian Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus
Alexandrine Parakeet Psittacula eupatria
European Robin Erithacus rubecula
European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur
Siberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranus
White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla
Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus
Grey-headed Swamphen Porphyrio poliocephalus
Zapata Rail Cyanolimnas cerverai
White Wagtail Motacilla alba
Lady Amherst's Pheasant Chrysolophus amherstiae
Green Pheasant Phasianus versicolor
Long-eared Owl Asio otus
Spotted Owlet Athene brama
Pallid Scops Owl Otus brucei
Brown Fish Owl Ketupa zeylonensis
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus


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