Bird stamps of China
Taiga Bean Goose Anser fabalis  1906 Definitives No wmk Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus  1950 Surcharge on 1949.01 Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis  1962 Chen Chi-fo, The Sacred Crane Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis  1962 Chen Chi-fo, The Sacred Crane Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis  1962 Chen Chi-fo, The Sacred Crane Golden Pheasant Chrysolophus pictus  1979 Golden Pheasant
Golden Pheasant Chrysolophus pictus  1979 Golden Pheasant Golden Pheasant Chrysolophus pictus  1979 Golden Pheasant Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis  1980 Paintings of Qi Baishi Black-naped Oriole Oriolus chinensis  1980 UNESCO 3v set Brambling Fringilla montifringilla  1982 Fan paintings
Not identified Japanese Grosbeak Eophona personata  1982 Fan paintings Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops  1982 Birds Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica  1982 Birds
Black-naped Oriole Oriolus chinensis  1982 Birds Japanese Tit Parus minor  1982 Birds Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major  1982 Birds Ashy Minivet Pericrocotus divaricatus  1982 Birds
Oriental Magpie-Robin Copsychus saularis  1982 Birds Daurian Redstart Phoenicurus auroreus  1982 Birds
Red-flanked Bluetail Tarsiger cyanurus  1982 Birds Lesser Cuckoo Cuculus poliocephalus  1982 Birds Mute Swan Cygnus olor  1983 Swans
Mute Swan Cygnus olor  1983 Swans Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus  1983 Swans Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus  1983 Swans Mute Swan Cygnus olor  1983 Swans Booklet
Mute Swan Cygnus olor  1983 Swans Booklet Mute Swan Cygnus olor  1983 Swans Booklet Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus  1983 Swans Booklet Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus  1983 Swans Booklet
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis  1984 Painting by Zhou Fang 3v set Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis  1984 Painting by Zhou Fang 3v set
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis  1984 Painting by Zhou Fang
Crested Ibis Nipponia nippon  1984 Japanese Crested Ibis Crested Ibis Nipponia nippon  1984 Japanese Crested Ibis Crested Ibis Nipponia nippon  1984 Japanese Crested Ibis
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis  1984 Youth friendship festival 3v set Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis  1984 35th anniversary of Peoples Republic Siberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranus  1986 Great White Crane Siberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranus  1986 Great White Crane
Siberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranus  1986 Great White Crane Siberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranus  1986 Great White Crane
Black Kite Milvus migrans  1987 Birds of prey Steller's Sea Eagle Haliaeetus pelagicus  1987 Birds of prey Himalayan Vulture Gyps himalayensis  1987 Birds of prey Upland Buzzard Buteo hemilasius  1987 Birds of prey
Brown Eared Pheasant Crossoptilon mantchuricum  1989 Brown Eared Pheasant Brown Eared Pheasant Crossoptilon mantchuricum  1989 Brown Eared Pheasant Hair-crested Drongo Dicrurus hottentottus  1989 Silk painting
Hair-crested Drongo Dicrurus hottentottus  1989 Silk painting Emperor Penguin Aptenodytes forsteri  1991 Antarctic treaty Black Stork Ciconia nigra  1992 Storks
Oriental Stork Ciconia boyciana  1992 Storks Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis  1992 Diplomatic relations with Japan 2v set Whooping Crane Grus americana  1994 Cranes Black-necked Crane Grus nigricollis  1994 Cranes
Silver Pheasant Lophura nycthemera  1995 Mount Dinghu 4v set Eurasian Eagle-Owl Bubo bubo  1995 Owls Long-eared Owl Asio otus  1995 Owls Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus  1995 Owls
Eastern Grass Owl Tyto longimembris  1995 Owls Lady Amherst's Pheasant Chrysolophus amherstiae  1997 Pheasants Common Pheasant Phasianus colchicus  1997 Pheasants Temminck's Tragopan Tragopan temminckii  1998 Shennongjia Nature Reserve 4v set
Crested Ibis Nipponia nippon  2000 Protected wildlife 10v sheet Brown Eared Pheasant Crossoptilon mantchuricum  2000 Protected wildlife 10v sheet Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis  2000 Protected wildlife 10v sheet Steller's Sea Eagle Haliaeetus pelagicus  2001 Wildlife 10v sheet Cabot's Tragopan Tragopan caboti  2002 Chinese birds
Biddulph's Ground Jay Podoces biddulphi  2002 Chinese birds Taiwan Blue Magpie Urocissa caerulea  2002 Chinese birds Przevalski's Redstart Phoenicurus alaschanicus  2002 Chinese birds Tibetan Bunting Emberiza koslowi  2002 Chinese birds Emperor Penguin Aptenodytes forsteri  2002 Antarctic landscape 3v set
Snow Petrel Pagodroma nivea  2002 Antarctic landscape 3v set Cabot's Tragopan Tragopan caboti  2002 Chinese birds Booklet Yellow-bellied Tit Pardaliparus venustulus  2004 Chinese birds Yunnan Nuthatch Sitta yunnanensis  2004 Chinese birds Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus  2004 Peafowl
Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus  2004 Peafowl Green Peafowl Pavo muticus  2004 Peafowl Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis  2005 Birds
Oriental Stork Ciconia boyciana  2005 Birds Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna  2005 Birds Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos  2005 Birds
Black-necked Crane Grus nigricollis  2006 Qinghai - Tibet railway open to traffic 3v set Chinese Monal Lophophorus lhuysii  2006 Birds definitives Taiwan Yuhina Yuhina brunneiceps  2006 Birds definitives Taiwan Blue Magpie Urocissa caerulea  2008 Birds Sheet Tibetan Bunting Emberiza koslowi  2008 Birds Sheet
Cabot's Tragopan Tragopan caboti  2008 Birds Sheet Snowy-cheeked Laughingthrush Garrulax sukatschewi  2008 Birds Sheet Golden Pheasant Chrysolophus pictus  2008 Birds Sheet Biddulph's Ground Jay Podoces biddulphi  2008 Birds Sheet Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis  2008 Region stamps 3v set
Black-necked Crane Grus nigricollis  2010 Shangri-La 4v set Chinese Hwamei Garrulax canorus  2011 Greetings Chinese Hwamei Garrulax canorus  2011 Greetings 2v sheet
Mew Gull Larus canus  2011 Tianjin port Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus  2012 Joint issue with Israel 2v set Black-necked Crane Grus nigricollis  2012 Symbols 4v set
Black-necked Crane Grus nigricollis  2012 Symbols 2x4v sheet Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica  2012 Chinese poetry 6v sheet, 3 rows Eurasian Magpie Pica pica  2012 Chinese poetry 6v sheet, 3 rows Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica  2012 Chinese poetry 6v sheet, 2 rows
Eurasian Magpie Pica pica  2012 Chinese poetry 6v sheet, 2 rows Masked Booby Sula dactylatra  2013 Beautiful China 6v set Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis  2013 Beautiful China 6v set Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca  2014 Raptors
Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus  2014 Raptors Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis  2014 Raptors Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus  2014 Raptors Eurasian Magpie Pica pica  2014 Huangmei Opera 3v set
Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata  2015 Mandarin Duck Black-necked Crane Grus nigricollis  2015 Tibet 3v set Oriental Stork Ciconia boyciana  2016 Beautiful China 4v set Red-billed Leiothrix Leiothrix lutea  2016 Love bird
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Location: Eastern Asia
Population: 1,330 million
Climate: extremely diverse; tropical in south to subarctic in north
Terrain: mostly mountains, high plateaus, deserts in west; plains, deltas, and hills in east

Birds: 1314 species. 52 endemic species.

Links:
China Philatelic Corporation postal administration website
Where do you want to go birding today?
Zhou Fang - web search
Shennongjia - web search -  image search -  map search



BIRD SPECIES SHOWN

Taiga Bean Goose Anser fabalis
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis
Golden Pheasant Chrysolophus pictus
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis
Black-naped Oriole Oriolus chinensis
Brambling Fringilla montifringilla
Japanese Grosbeak Eophona personata
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
Japanese Tit Parus minor
Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major
Ashy Minivet Pericrocotus divaricatus
Oriental Magpie-Robin Copsychus saularis
Daurian Redstart Phoenicurus auroreus
Red-flanked Bluetail Tarsiger cyanurus
Lesser Cuckoo Cuculus poliocephalus
Mute Swan Cygnus olor
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus
Crested Ibis Nipponia nippon
Siberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranus
Black Kite Milvus migrans
Steller's Sea Eagle Haliaeetus pelagicus
Himalayan Vulture Gyps himalayensis
Upland Buzzard Buteo hemilasius
Brown Eared Pheasant Crossoptilon mantchuricum
Hair-crested Drongo Dicrurus hottentottus
Emperor Penguin Aptenodytes forsteri
Black Stork Ciconia nigra
Oriental Stork Ciconia boyciana
Whooping Crane Grus americana
Black-necked Crane Grus nigricollis
Silver Pheasant Lophura nycthemera
Eurasian Eagle-Owl Bubo bubo
Long-eared Owl Asio otus
Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus
Eastern Grass Owl Tyto longimembris
Lady Amherst's Pheasant Chrysolophus amherstiae
Common Pheasant Phasianus colchicus
Temminck's Tragopan Tragopan temminckii
Cabot's Tragopan Tragopan caboti
Biddulph's Ground Jay Podoces biddulphi
Taiwan Blue Magpie Urocissa caerulea
Przevalski's Redstart Phoenicurus alaschanicus
Tibetan Bunting Emberiza koslowi
Snow Petrel Pagodroma nivea
Yellow-bellied Tit Pardaliparus venustulus
Yunnan Nuthatch Sitta yunnanensis
Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus
Green Peafowl Pavo muticus
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos
Chinese Monal Lophophorus lhuysii
Taiwan Yuhina Yuhina brunneiceps
Snowy-cheeked Laughingthrush Garrulax sukatschewi
Chinese Hwamei Garrulax canorus
Mew Gull Larus canus
Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus
Eurasian Magpie Pica pica
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca
Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus
Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis
Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus
Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata
Red-billed Leiothrix Leiothrix lutea


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