Bird stamps of Congo (Kinshasa)
Shoebill Balaeniceps rex  1963 Protected birds Marabou Stork Leptoptilos crumenifer  1963 Protected birds Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus  1963 Protected birds Congo Peafowl Afropavo congensis  1963 Protected birds Black-casqued Hornbill Ceratogymna atrata  1963 Protected birds
African Sacred Ibis Threskiornis aethiopicus  1963 Protected birds Grey Crowned Crane Balearica regulorum  1963 Protected birds Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus  1963 Protected birds Plumed Guineafowl Guttera plumifera  1963 Protected birds African Openbill Anastomus lamelligerus  1963 Protected birds
Abdim's Stork Ciconia abdimii  1963 Protected birds Hartlaub's Duck Pteronetta hartlaubii  1963 Protected birds Secretarybird Sagittarius serpentarius  1963 Protected birds Saddle-billed Stork Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis  1963 Protected birds Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis  1964 Surcharge on 1960.01
Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis  1964 Overprint REPUBLIQUE... on Belgian Congo 1959.01 Gorgeous Bushshrike Telophorus viridis  2000 Wildlife of Africa 6v set Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus  2000 Wildlife of Africa 12v sheet Hadada Ibis Bostrychia hagedash  2000 Wildlife of Africa 12v sheet European Bee-eater Merops apiaster  2000 Wildlife of Africa 12v sheet
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio  2000 Wildlife of Africa 12v sheet Village Weaver Ploceus cucullatus  2000 Wildlife of Africa 12v sheet Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops  2000 Wildlife of Africa 12v sheet Golden-shouldered Parrot Psephotellus chrysopterygius  2000 Parrots Turquoise-fronted Amazon Amazona aestiva  2000 Parrots
Red-shouldered Macaw Diopsittaca nobilis  2000 Parrots Rosy-faced Lovebird Agapornis roseicollis  2000 Parrots Violet-necked Lory Eos squamata  2000 Parrots Sheet Golden Parakeet Guaruba guarouba  2000 Parrots Sheet Peach-fronted Parakeet Eupsittula aurea  2000 Parrots Sheet
Dusky Lory Pseudeos fuscata  2000 Parrots Sheet Fischer's Lovebird Agapornis fischeri  2000 Parrots Sheet Olive-throated Parakeet Eupsittula nana  2000 Parrots Sheet Mitred Parakeet Psittacara mitratus  2000 Parrots Sheet Red-collared Lorikeet Trichoglossus rubritorquis  2000 Parrots Sheet Sulphur-crested Cockatoo Cacatua galerita  2000 Parrots Sheet
Scarlet Macaw Ara macao  2000 Parrots Sheet Elegant Parrot Neophema elegans  2000 Parrots Sheet Vernal Hanging Parrot Loriculus vernalis  2000 Parrots Sheet Sun Parakeet Aratinga solstitialis  2000 Parrots Sheet Black-headed Parrot Pionites melanocephalus  2000 Parrots Sheet Barred Parakeet Bolborhynchus lineola  2000 Parrots Sheet
Chestnut-fronted Macaw Ara severus  2000 Parrots Sheet Hooded Parrot Psephotellus dissimilis  2000 Parrots Sheet Military Macaw Ara militaris  2000 Parrots Sheet Blue-and-yellow Macaw Ara ararauna  2000 Parrots Double-eyed Fig Parrot Cyclopsitta diophthalma  2000 Parrots
White-tailed Goldenthroat Polytmus guainumbi  2000 Hummingbirds Peacock Coquette Lophornis pavoninus  2000 Hummingbirds White-tipped Sicklebill Eutoxeres aquila  2000 Hummingbirds Sheet Long-tailed Sylph Aglaiocercus kingii  2000 Hummingbirds Sheet
Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris  2000 Hummingbirds Sheet Red-billed Streamertail Trochilus polytmus  2000 Hummingbirds Sheet Rainbow-bearded Thornbill Chalcostigma herrani  2000 Hummingbirds Sheet Sword-billed Hummingbird Ensifera ensifera  2000 Hummingbirds Sheet
Ruby-topaz Hummingbird Chrysolampis mosquitus  2000 Hummingbirds Sheet Tawny-bellied Hermit Phaethornis syrmatophorus  2000 Hummingbirds Sheet Bee Hummingbird Mellisuga helenae  2000 Hummingbirds Sheet Collared Inca Coeligena torquata  2000 Hummingbirds
Violet Sabrewing Campylopterus hemileucurus  2000 Hummingbirds Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca  2000 Birds of Congo Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis  2000 Birds of Congo Namaqua Dove Oena capensis  2000 Birds of Congo Black-collared Barbet Lybius torquatus  2000 Birds of Congo
Great Blue Turaco Corythaeola cristata  2000 Birds of Congo Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus  2000 Birds of Congo Blue-breasted Kingfisher Halcyon malimbica  2000 Birds of Congo Sheet Alpine Swift Tachymarptis melba  2000 Birds of Congo Sheet African Fish Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer  2000 Birds of Congo Sheet
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea  2000 Birds of Congo Sheet Shoebill Balaeniceps rex  2000 Birds of Congo Sheet Grey Crowned Crane Balearica regulorum  2000 Birds of Congo Sheet Southern Red Bishop Euplectes orix  2000 Birds of Congo Sheet Red-collared Widowbird Euplectes ardens  2000 Birds of Congo Sheet African Golden Oriole Oriolus auratus  2000 Birds of Congo Sheet
Village Weaver Ploceus cucullatus  2000 Birds of Congo Sheet Orange-breasted Waxbill Amandava subflava  2000 Birds of Congo Sheet Scarlet-chested Sunbird Chalcomitra senegalensis  2000 Birds of Congo Sheet African Jacana Actophilornis africanus  2000 Birds of Congo Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis  2000 Birds of Congo
Dark Chanting Goshawk Melierax metabates  2000 Surcharge on Zaire 1996.01 Southern Rockhopper Penguin Eudyptes chrysocome  2002 Penguins, Rotary Sheet Emperor Penguin Aptenodytes forsteri  2002 Penguins, Rotary Sheet Adelie Penguin Pygoscelis adeliae  2002 Penguins, Rotary Sheet
Macaroni Penguin Eudyptes chrysolophus  2002 Penguins, Rotary Sheet Gentoo Penguin Pygoscelis papua  2002 Penguins, Rotary Sheet Gentoo Penguin Pygoscelis papua  2002 Penguins, Rotary Sheet Not identified
Adelie Penguin Pygoscelis adeliae  2002 Penguins, Rotary Sheet Emperor Penguin Aptenodytes forsteri  2002 Penguins, Rotary Sheet Macaroni Penguin Eudyptes chrysolophus  2002 Penguins, Rotary Sheet Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator  2002 Water birds Sheet
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator  2002 Water birds Sheet King Eider Somateria spectabilis  2002 Water birds Sheet Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus  2002 Water birds Sheet
Common Eider Somateria mollissima  2002 Water birds Sheet Common Eider Somateria mollissima  2002 Water birds Sheet Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus  2002 Water birds Sheet
Gadwall Mareca strepera  2002 Water birds Sheet Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus  2002 Water birds Sheet Red-and-green Macaw Ara chloropterus  2002 Parrots Sheet Scarlet Macaw Ara macao  2002 Parrots Sheet
Scarlet Macaw Ara macao  2002 Parrots Sheet Hyacinth Macaw Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus  2002 Parrots Sheet Galah Eolophus roseicapilla  2002 Parrots Sheet Blue-and-yellow Macaw Ara ararauna  2002 Parrots Sheet
Blue-and-yellow Macaw Ara ararauna  2002 Parrots Sheet Scarlet Macaw Ara macao  2002 Parrots Sheet Blue-and-yellow Macaw Ara ararauna  2002 Parrots Sheet Indian Eagle-Owl Bubo bengalensis  2003 Birds of prey Strip
Tawny Eagle Aquila rapax  2003 Birds of prey Strip Northern White-faced Owl Ptilopsis leucotis  2003 Birds of prey Strip Indian Eagle-Owl Bubo bengalensis  2003 Birds of prey Sheet Tawny Eagle Aquila rapax  2003 Birds of prey Sheet
Northern White-faced Owl Ptilopsis leucotis  2003 Birds of prey Sheet Indian Eagle-Owl Bubo bengalensis  2003 Birds of prey Tawny Eagle Aquila rapax  2003 Birds of prey Northern White-faced Owl Ptilopsis leucotis  2003 Birds of prey
African Fish Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer  2004 Scouts African Fish Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer  2004 Scouts Pearl-spotted Owlet Glaucidium perlatum  2005 Scouts 6v sheet African Wood Owl Strix woodfordii  2007 Owls African Wood Owl Strix woodfordii  2007 Owls
African Wood Owl Strix woodfordii  2007 Owls Sheet African Wood Owl Strix woodfordii  2007 Owls Sheet Cape Eagle-Owl Bubo capensis  2007 Owls Spotted Eagle-Owl Bubo africanus  2007 Owls Cape Eagle-Owl Bubo capensis  2007 Owls Sheet
Spotted Eagle-Owl Bubo africanus  2007 Owls Sheet African Wood Owl Strix woodfordii  2007 Owls African Wood Owl Strix woodfordii  2007 Owls Cape Eagle-Owl Bubo capensis  2007 Owls Spotted Eagle-Owl Bubo africanus  2007 Owls
Great Grey Owl Strix nebulosa  2007 Scouts Fraser's Eagle-Owl Bubo poensis  2007 Scouts African Wood Owl Strix woodfordii  2007 Scouts African Scops Owl Otus senegalensis  2007 Scouts
Great Grey Owl Strix nebulosa  2007 Scouts Sheet Fraser's Eagle-Owl Bubo poensis  2007 Scouts Sheet African Wood Owl Strix woodfordii  2007 Scouts Sheet African Scops Owl Otus senegalensis  2007 Scouts Sheet
African Wood Owl Strix woodfordii  2007 Scouts Fraser's Eagle-Owl Bubo poensis  2007 Scouts African Wood Owl Strix woodfordii  2007 Scouts African Scops Owl Otus senegalensis  2007 Scouts
Eastern Screech Owl Megascops asio  2007 Baden Powell Sheet Tawny Owl Strix aluco  2007 Baden Powell Sheet Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus  2007 Baden Powell Sheet
Spectacled Owl Pulsatrix perspicillata  2007 Baden Powell Sheet Papuan Hawk-Owl Uroglaux dimorpha  2007 Baden Powell Sheet Northern Saw-whet Owl Aegolius acadicus  2007 Baden Powell Sheet
Tawny Owl Strix aluco  2007 Baden Powell Lilac-breasted Roller Coracias caudatus  2011 Birds White-browed Robin-Chat Cossypha heuglini  2011 Birds
Fork-tailed Drongo Dicrurus adsimilis  2011 Birds Pearl-spotted Owlet Glaucidium perlatum  2011 Owls African Grass Owl Tyto capensis  2011 Owls Spotted Eagle-Owl Bubo africanus  2011 Owls
Pearl-spotted Owlet Glaucidium perlatum  2011 Owls Sheet African Grass Owl Tyto capensis  2011 Owls Sheet Spotted Eagle-Owl Bubo africanus  2011 Owls Sheet Pearl-spotted Owlet Glaucidium perlatum  2011 Owls
African Grass Owl Tyto capensis  2011 Owls Spotted Eagle-Owl Bubo africanus  2011 Owls Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus  2011 Birds of prey Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus  2011 Birds of prey
Martial Eagle Polemaetus bellicosus  2011 Birds of prey Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus  2011 Birds of prey Sheet Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus  2011 Birds of prey Sheet Martial Eagle Polemaetus bellicosus  2011 Birds of prey Sheet
Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus  2011 Birds of prey Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus  2011 Birds of prey Martial Eagle Polemaetus bellicosus  2011 Birds of prey African Grey Hornbill Lophoceros nasutus  2012 Hornbills Sheet
White-thighed Hornbill Bycanistes albotibialis  2012 Hornbills Sheet Black-and-white-casqued Hornbill Bycanistes subcylindricus  2012 Hornbills Sheet Red-billed Dwarf Hornbill Lophoceros camurus  2012 Hornbills Sheet Fischer's Lovebird Agapornis fischeri  2012 Parrots Sheet Black-cheeked Lovebird Agapornis nigrigenis  2012 Parrots Sheet
Red-headed Lovebird Agapornis pullarius  2012 Parrots Sheet Rose-ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri  2012 Parrots Sheet Cape Parrot Poicephalus robustus  2012 Parrots Sheet Meyer's Parrot Poicephalus meyeri  2012 Parrots Sheet Grey Parrot Psittacus erithacus  2012 Parrots Sheet
Red-fronted Parrot Poicephalus gulielmi  2012 Parrots Sheet Black-headed Heron Ardea melanocephala  2013 Herons Sheet Goliath Heron Ardea goliath  2013 Herons Sheet Black-headed Heron Ardea melanocephala  2013 Herons Sheet Goliath Heron Ardea goliath  2013 Herons Sheet
Black-headed Heron Ardea melanocephala  2013 Herons Goliath Heron Ardea goliath  2013 Herons
Congo (Kinshasa) map

Location: Central Africa
Country name: Democratic Republic of the Congo; former: Belgian Congo, Congo/Leopoldville, Congo/Kinshasa, Zaire
Population: 66.5 million
Climate: tropical; hot and humid in equatorial river basin; cooler and drier in southern highlands
Terrain: vast central basin is a low-lying plateau; mountains in east

Birds: 1188 species. 14 endemic species.

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BIRD SPECIES SHOWN

Shoebill Balaeniceps rex
Marabou Stork Leptoptilos crumenifer
Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus
Congo Peafowl Afropavo congensis
Black-casqued Hornbill Ceratogymna atrata
African Sacred Ibis Threskiornis aethiopicus
Grey Crowned Crane Balearica regulorum
Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus
Plumed Guineafowl Guttera plumifera
African Openbill Anastomus lamelligerus
Abdim's Stork Ciconia abdimii
Hartlaub's Duck Pteronetta hartlaubii
Secretarybird Sagittarius serpentarius
Saddle-billed Stork Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis
Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
Gorgeous Bushshrike Telophorus viridis
Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus
Hadada Ibis Bostrychia hagedash
European Bee-eater Merops apiaster
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio
Village Weaver Ploceus cucullatus
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops
Golden-shouldered Parrot Psephotellus chrysopterygius
Turquoise-fronted Amazon Amazona aestiva
Red-shouldered Macaw Diopsittaca nobilis
Rosy-faced Lovebird Agapornis roseicollis
Violet-necked Lory Eos squamata
Golden Parakeet Guaruba guarouba
Peach-fronted Parakeet Eupsittula aurea
Dusky Lory Pseudeos fuscata
Fischer's Lovebird Agapornis fischeri
Olive-throated Parakeet Eupsittula nana
Mitred Parakeet Psittacara mitratus
Red-collared Lorikeet Trichoglossus rubritorquis
Sulphur-crested Cockatoo Cacatua galerita
Scarlet Macaw Ara macao
Elegant Parrot Neophema elegans
Vernal Hanging Parrot Loriculus vernalis
Sun Parakeet Aratinga solstitialis
Black-headed Parrot Pionites melanocephalus
Barred Parakeet Bolborhynchus lineola
Chestnut-fronted Macaw Ara severus
Hooded Parrot Psephotellus dissimilis
Military Macaw Ara militaris
Blue-and-yellow Macaw Ara ararauna
Double-eyed Fig Parrot Cyclopsitta diophthalma
White-tailed Goldenthroat Polytmus guainumbi
Peacock Coquette Lophornis pavoninus
White-tipped Sicklebill Eutoxeres aquila
Long-tailed Sylph Aglaiocercus kingii
Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris
Red-billed Streamertail Trochilus polytmus
Rainbow-bearded Thornbill Chalcostigma herrani
Sword-billed Hummingbird Ensifera ensifera
Ruby-topaz Hummingbird Chrysolampis mosquitus
Tawny-bellied Hermit Phaethornis syrmatophorus
Bee Hummingbird Mellisuga helenae
Collared Inca Coeligena torquata
Violet Sabrewing Campylopterus hemileucurus
Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca
Namaqua Dove Oena capensis
Black-collared Barbet Lybius torquatus
Great Blue Turaco Corythaeola cristata
Blue-breasted Kingfisher Halcyon malimbica
Alpine Swift Tachymarptis melba
African Fish Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea
Southern Red Bishop Euplectes orix
Red-collared Widowbird Euplectes ardens
African Golden Oriole Oriolus auratus
Orange-breasted Waxbill Amandava subflava
Scarlet-chested Sunbird Chalcomitra senegalensis
African Jacana Actophilornis africanus
Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis
Dark Chanting Goshawk Melierax metabates
Southern Rockhopper Penguin Eudyptes chrysocome
Emperor Penguin Aptenodytes forsteri
Adelie Penguin Pygoscelis adeliae
Macaroni Penguin Eudyptes chrysolophus
Gentoo Penguin Pygoscelis papua
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator
King Eider Somateria spectabilis
Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus
Common Eider Somateria mollissima
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus
Gadwall Mareca strepera
Red-and-green Macaw Ara chloropterus
Hyacinth Macaw Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus
Galah Eolophus roseicapilla
Indian Eagle-Owl Bubo bengalensis
Tawny Eagle Aquila rapax
Northern White-faced Owl Ptilopsis leucotis
Pearl-spotted Owlet Glaucidium perlatum
African Wood Owl Strix woodfordii
Cape Eagle-Owl Bubo capensis
Spotted Eagle-Owl Bubo africanus
Great Grey Owl Strix nebulosa
Fraser's Eagle-Owl Bubo poensis
African Scops Owl Otus senegalensis
Eastern Screech Owl Megascops asio
Tawny Owl Strix aluco
Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
Spectacled Owl Pulsatrix perspicillata
Papuan Hawk-Owl Uroglaux dimorpha
Northern Saw-whet Owl Aegolius acadicus
Lilac-breasted Roller Coracias caudatus
White-browed Robin-Chat Cossypha heuglini
Fork-tailed Drongo Dicrurus adsimilis
African Grass Owl Tyto capensis
Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus
Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Martial Eagle Polemaetus bellicosus
African Grey Hornbill Lophoceros nasutus
White-thighed Hornbill Bycanistes albotibialis
Black-and-white-casqued Hornbill Bycanistes subcylindricus
Red-billed Dwarf Hornbill Lophoceros camurus
Black-cheeked Lovebird Agapornis nigrigenis
Red-headed Lovebird Agapornis pullarius
Rose-ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri
Cape Parrot Poicephalus robustus
Meyer's Parrot Poicephalus meyeri
Grey Parrot Psittacus erithacus
Red-fronted Parrot Poicephalus gulielmi
Black-headed Heron Ardea melanocephala
Goliath Heron Ardea goliath


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