Bird stamps of Cape Verde Islands
Little Egret Egretta garzetta  1981 Birds Western Barn Owl Tyto alba  1981 Birds Grey-headed Kingfisher Halcyon leucocephala  1981 Birds Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus  1981 Birds
Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris  1981 Birds Raso Lark Alauda razae  1981 Birds Cape Verde Shearwater Calonectris edwardsii  1993 Nature reserves Brown Booby Sula leucogaster  1993 Nature reserves
Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens  1993 Nature reserves Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus  1993 Nature reserves Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens  1994 Hong Kong 94 Purple Heron Ardea purpurea  2003 Herons and egrets
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea  2003 Herons and egrets Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis  2003 Herons and egrets Little Egret Egretta garzetta  2003 Herons and egrets Iago Sparrow Passer iagoensis  2005 Birds Common Waxbill Estrilda astrild  2005 Birds
House Sparrow Passer domesticus  2005 Birds Cape Verde Warbler Acrocephalus brevipennis  2005 Birds Cape Verde Buzzard Buteo bannermani  2008 Birds of prey Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus  2008 Birds of prey Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus  2008 Birds of prey
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus  2008 Birds of prey Cape Verde Shearwater Calonectris edwardsii  2010 Discovery of Cape Verde 3v set Common Quail Coturnix coturnix  2010 Nature reserve Monte Gordo 6v set Brown-necked Raven Corvus ruficollis  2010 Nature reserve Monte Gordo 6v set
Rock Dove Columba livia  2010 Nature reserve Monte Gordo 6v set Grey-headed Kingfisher Halcyon leucocephala  2011 Birds and flora 6v set Cape Verde Warbler Acrocephalus brevipennis  2011 Birds and flora 6v set Fea's Petrel Pterodroma feae  2011 Birds and flora 6v set Grey-headed Kingfisher Halcyon leucocephala  2011 Birds and flora
Cape Verde Warbler Acrocephalus brevipennis  2011 Birds and flora Cape Verde Buzzard Buteo bannermani  2012 Fauna and flora 6v set Fea's Petrel Pterodroma feae  2012 Fauna and flora 6v set Fea's Petrel Pterodroma feae  2012 Fauna and flora
Cape Verde map

Location: Western Africa, group of islands in the North Atlantic Ocean
Population: 426,900
Climate: temperate; warm, dry summer; precipitation meager and very erratic
Terrain: steep, rugged, rocky, volcanic

Birds: 186 species. 4 endemic species.

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BIRD SPECIES SHOWN

Little Egret Egretta garzetta
Western Barn Owl Tyto alba
Grey-headed Kingfisher Halcyon leucocephala
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris
Raso Lark Alauda razae
Cape Verde Shearwater Calonectris edwardsii
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster
Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens
Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea
Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
Iago Sparrow Passer iagoensis
Common Waxbill Estrilda astrild
House Sparrow Passer domesticus
Cape Verde Warbler Acrocephalus brevipennis
Cape Verde Buzzard Buteo bannermani
Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus
Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
Common Quail Coturnix coturnix
Brown-necked Raven Corvus ruficollis
Rock Dove Columba livia
Fea's Petrel Pterodroma feae


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