Bird stamps of Lesotho
Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus  1971 Birds Southern Bald Ibis Geronticus calvus  1971 Birds Drakensberg Rockjumper Chaetops aurantius  1971 Birds Blue Korhaan Eupodotis caerulescens  1971 Birds Greater Painted-snipe Rostratula benghalensis  1971 Birds
Golden-breasted Bunting Emberiza flaviventris  1971 Birds Ground Woodpecker Geocolaptes olivaceus  1971 Birds Greater Kestrel Falco rupicoloides  1981 Birds p 14 Speckled Pigeon Columba guinea  1981 Birds p 14 Grey Crowned Crane Balearica regulorum  1981 Birds p 14
Bokmakierie Telophorus zeylonus  1981 Birds p 14 Cape Robin-Chat Cossypha caffra  1981 Birds p 14 Yellow Canary Crithagra flaviventris  1981 Birds p 14 Red-billed Teal Anas erythrorhyncha  1981 Birds p 14 Malachite Kingfisher Corythornis cristatus  1981 Birds p 14
Malachite Sunbird Nectarinia famosa  1981 Birds p 14 Cape Longclaw Macronyx capensis  1981 Birds p 14 Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops  1981 Birds p 14
Southern Red Bishop Euplectes orix  1981 Birds p 14 Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca  1981 Birds p 14 Lilac-breasted Roller Coracias caudatus  1981 Birds p 14 Bokmakierie Telophorus zeylonus  1981 Birds Booklet
Cape Robin-Chat Cossypha caffra  1981 Birds Booklet Yellow Canary Crithagra flaviventris  1981 Birds Booklet Malachite Kingfisher Corythornis cristatus  1981 Birds Booklet Speckled Pigeon Columba guinea  1982 Imprint 1982 on 1981.01 With wmk Grey Crowned Crane Balearica regulorum  1982 Imprint 1982 on 1981.01 With wmk
Cape Robin-Chat Cossypha caffra  1982 Imprint 1982 on 1981.01 With wmk Yellow Canary Crithagra flaviventris  1982 Imprint 1982 on 1981.01 With wmk American Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota  1985 Audubon Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus  1985 Audubon
Vesper Sparrow Pooecetes gramineus  1985 Audubon Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia  1985 Audubon Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus  1985 Audubon Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus  1985 Audubon
Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus  1986 Flora and fauna of Lesotho 8v set Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus  1986 Flora and fauna of Lesotho 8v set Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus  1986 Flora and fauna of Lesotho 8v set Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus  1986 Flora and fauna of Lesotho 8v set Verreaux's Eagle Aquila verreauxii  1986 Flora and fauna of Lesotho
Bokmakierie Telophorus zeylonus  1986 Surcharge on 1981.01-2, 1982.01-2 Red-billed Teal Anas erythrorhyncha  1986 Surcharge on 1981.01-2, 1982.01-2 Greater Kestrel Falco rupicoloides  1986 Surcharge on 1981.01-2, 1982.01-2 Speckled Pigeon Columba guinea  1986 Surcharge on 1981.01-2, 1982.01-2
Bokmakierie Telophorus zeylonus  1986 Surcharge on 1981.01-2, 1982.01-2 Cape Longclaw Macronyx capensis  1986 Surcharge on 1981.01-2, 1982.01-2 White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus  1987 Columbus 4v set Cuban Amazon Amazona leucocephala  1987 Columbus
Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis  1988 Birds Three-banded Plover Charadrius tricollaris  1988 Birds Spur-winged Goose Plectropterus gambensis  1988 Birds Cape Clapper Lark Mirafra apiata  1988 Birds
African Red-eyed Bulbul Pycnonotus nigricans  1988 Birds Cape Weaver Ploceus capensis  1988 Birds Red-headed Finch Amadina erythrocephala  1988 Birds Mountain Wheatear Myrmecocichla monticola  1988 Birds
African Stonechat Saxicola torquatus  1988 Birds Acacia Pied Barbet Tricholaema leucomelas  1988 Birds Cape Starling Lamprotornis nitens  1988 Birds Cape Sparrow Passer melanurus  1988 Birds
Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis  1988 Birds Giant Kingfisher Megaceryle maxima  1988 Birds Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris  1988 Birds Greater Honeyguide Indicator indicator  1988 Mammals 4v set
Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis  1989 Migrant birds Little Stint Calidris minuta  1989 Migrant birds Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula  1989 Migrant birds Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea  1989 Migrant birds
Ruff Calidris pugnax  1989 Migrant birds Mountain Wheatear Myrmecocichla monticola  1991 Surcharge on 1988.01 African Stonechat Saxicola torquatus  1991 Surcharge on 1988.01 Wattled Crane Grus carunculata  1991 Tourism 3v set
Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus  1992 Birds Sheet Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus  1992 Birds Sheet Red-headed Finch Amadina erythrocephala  1992 Birds Sheet Lesser Striped Swallow Cecropis abyssinica  1992 Birds Sheet Alpine Swift Tachymarptis melba  1992 Birds Sheet
Diederik Cuckoo Chrysococcyx caprius  1992 Birds Sheet Malachite Sunbird Nectarinia famosa  1992 Birds Sheet Crimson-breasted Shrike Laniarius atrococcineus  1992 Birds Sheet Pin-tailed Whydah Vidua macroura  1992 Birds Sheet Lilac-breasted Roller Coracias caudatus  1992 Birds Sheet
Northern Black Korhaan Afrotis afraoides  1992 Birds Sheet Black-collared Barbet Lybius torquatus  1992 Birds Sheet Secretarybird Sagittarius serpentarius  1992 Birds Sheet Red-billed Quelea Quelea quelea  1992 Birds Sheet Southern Red Bishop Euplectes orix  1992 Birds Sheet
Ring-necked Dove Streptopelia capicola  1992 Birds Sheet Yellow Canary Crithagra flaviventris  1992 Birds Sheet Cape Longclaw Macronyx capensis  1992 Birds Sheet Blue Waxbill Uraeginthus angolensis  1992 Birds Sheet Yellow-crowned Bishop Euplectes afer  1992 Birds Sheet
Archaeopteryx Archaeopteryx lithografica  1992 Prehistoric animals Archaeopteryx Archaeopteryx lithografica  1992 Prehistoric animals 8v set Grey Crowned Crane Balearica regulorum  1993 Earth Summit 92 Oriental White-eye Zosterops palpebrosus  1994 Philakorea 94
Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus  1997 Lesotho highland water project 4v set Cape Vulture Gyps coprotheres  1998 WWF Sheet with 3 sets Cape Vulture Gyps coprotheres  1998 WWF Sheet with 3 sets Cape Vulture Gyps coprotheres  1998 WWF Sheet with 3 sets
Cape Vulture Gyps coprotheres  1998 WWF Sheet with 3 sets Atitlan Grebe Podilymbus gigas   1998 Fauna and flora of the world 20v sheet Cabot's Tragopan Tragopan caboti  1998 Fauna and flora of the world 20v sheet Imperial Amazon Amazona imperialis  1998 Fauna and flora of the world 20v sheet Brown Eared Pheasant Crossoptilon mantchuricum  1998 Fauna and flora of the world 20v sheet
Imperial Woodpecker Campephilus imperialis  1998 Fauna and flora of the world 20v sheet Andean Condor Vultur gryphus  1998 Fauna and flora of the world 20v sheet Cuban Amazon Amazona leucocephala  1998 Fauna and flora of the world 20v sheet Short-tailed Albatross Phoebastria albatrus  1998 Fauna and flora of the world 20v sheet Galapagos Penguin Spheniscus mendiculus  1998 Fauna and flora of the world 20v sheet White-bellied Sunbird Cinnyris talatala  1998 Fauna and flora of the world
Golden-shouldered Parrot Psephotellus chrysopterygius  1998 Fauna and flora of the world Archaeopteryx Archaeopteryx lithografica  1998 Prehistoric animals 9v sheet Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon  1999 Birds of the world Palm Cockatoo Probosciger aterrimus  1999 Birds of the world
Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis  1999 Birds of the world Tufted Puffin Fratercula cirrhata  1999 Birds of the world Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens  1999 Birds of the world Hoatzin Opisthocomus hoazin  1999 Birds of the world
Evening Grosbeak Hesperiphona vespertina  1999 Birds of the world Sheet Indian Pitta Pitta brachyura  1999 Birds of the world Sheet Altamira Oriole Icterus gularis  1999 Birds of the world Sheet Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus  1999 Birds of the world Sheet
American Yellow Warbler Setophaga aestiva  1999 Birds of the world Sheet Akiapolaau Hemignathus wilsoni  1999 Birds of the world Sheet American Goldfinch Spinus tristis  1999 Birds of the world Sheet Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus  1999 Birds of the world Sheet
Western Tanager Piranga ludoviciana  1999 Birds of the world Sheet Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata  1999 Birds of the world Sheet Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis  1999 Birds of the world Sheet Yellow-headed Blackbird Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus  1999 Birds of the world Sheet Red Crossbill Loxia curvirostra  1999 Birds of the world Sheet
Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum  1999 Birds of the world Sheet Scarlet Flycatcher Pyrocephalus rubinus  1999 Birds of the world Sheet Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus  1999 Birds of the world Sheet Western Meadowlark Sturnella neglecta  1999 Birds of the world Sheet Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon  1999 Birds of the world Sheet
Great Egret Ardea alba  1999 Birds of the world Chestnut-flanked White-eye Zosterops erythropleurus  1999 Birds of the world Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis  1999 China 99 10v sheet Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica  1999 China 99 10v sheet Not identified
Not identified Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii  2000 Endangered wildlife of Southern Africa 6v sheet Thyolo Alethe Pseudalethe choloensis  2000 Endangered wildlife of Southern Africa 6v sheet Bertoni's Antbird Drymophila rubricollis  2001 Butterflies 8v sheet
Black Kite Milvus migrans  2001 Birds of prey Martial Eagle Polemaetus bellicosus  2001 Birds of prey Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus  2001 Birds of prey African Goshawk Accipiter tachiro  2001 Birds of prey Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus  2001 Birds of prey
Jackal Buzzard Buteo rufofuscus  2001 Birds of prey African Grass Owl Tyto capensis  2001 Wildlife of Southern Africa 4v set Yellow-billed Kite Milvus aegyptius  2001 Wildlife of Southern Africa 6v sheet Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus  2001 Wildlife of Southern Africa 6v sheet
Black-winged Kite Elanus caeruleus  2001 Wildlife of Southern Africa European Bee-eater Merops apiaster  2002 Year of eco tourism Southern Bald Ibis Geronticus calvus  2004 WWF Sheet with 2 sets Southern Bald Ibis Geronticus calvus  2004 WWF Sheet with 2 sets
Southern Bald Ibis Geronticus calvus  2004 WWF Sheet with 2 sets Southern Bald Ibis Geronticus calvus  2004 WWF Sheet with 2 sets Southern Bald Ibis Geronticus calvus  2004 WWF Sheet with 4 sets Southern Bald Ibis Geronticus calvus  2004 WWF Sheet with 4 sets
Southern Bald Ibis Geronticus calvus  2004 WWF Sheet with 4 sets Southern Bald Ibis Geronticus calvus  2004 WWF Sheet with 4 sets Secretarybird Sagittarius serpentarius  2004 Birds Grey Crowned Crane Balearica regulorum  2004 Birds Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta  2004 Birds
Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus  2004 Birds European Roller Coracias garrulus  2004 Birds Sheet Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus  2004 Birds Sheet Great Spotted Cuckoo Clamator glandarius  2004 Birds Sheet Pel's Fishing Owl Scotopelia peli  2004 Birds Sheet Kori Bustard Ardeotis kori  2004 Birds
Northern Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway  2007 Beautiful birds Wood Stork Mycteria americana  2007 Beautiful birds Tawny-shouldered Blackbird Agelaius humeralis  2007 Beautiful birds Jabiru Jabiru mycteria  2007 Beautiful birds Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias  2007 Beautiful birds Sheet Anna's Hummingbird Calypte anna  2007 Beautiful birds Sheet
Grey Silky-flycatcher Ptiliogonys cinereus  2007 Beautiful birds Sheet Western Reef Heron Egretta gularis  2007 Beautiful birds Monk Parakeet Myiopsitta monachus  2007 Beautiful birds
Lesotho map

Location: Southern Africa, an enclave of South Africa
Population: 2.1 million
Climate: temperate; cool to cold, dry winters; hot, wet summers
Terrain: mostly highland with plateaus, hills, and mountains

Birds: 339 species

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BIRD SPECIES SHOWN

Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus
Southern Bald Ibis Geronticus calvus
Drakensberg Rockjumper Chaetops aurantius
Blue Korhaan Eupodotis caerulescens
Greater Painted-snipe Rostratula benghalensis
Golden-breasted Bunting Emberiza flaviventris
Ground Woodpecker Geocolaptes olivaceus
Greater Kestrel Falco rupicoloides
Speckled Pigeon Columba guinea
Grey Crowned Crane Balearica regulorum
Bokmakierie Telophorus zeylonus
Cape Robin-Chat Cossypha caffra
Yellow Canary Crithagra flaviventris
Red-billed Teal Anas erythrorhyncha
Malachite Kingfisher Corythornis cristatus
Malachite Sunbird Nectarinia famosa
Cape Longclaw Macronyx capensis
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops
Southern Red Bishop Euplectes orix
Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca
Lilac-breasted Roller Coracias caudatus
American Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus
Vesper Sparrow Pooecetes gramineus
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia
Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus
Verreaux's Eagle Aquila verreauxii
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus
Cuban Amazon Amazona leucocephala
Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis
Three-banded Plover Charadrius tricollaris
Spur-winged Goose Plectropterus gambensis
Cape Clapper Lark Mirafra apiata
African Red-eyed Bulbul Pycnonotus nigricans
Cape Weaver Ploceus capensis
Red-headed Finch Amadina erythrocephala
Mountain Wheatear Myrmecocichla monticola
African Stonechat Saxicola torquatus
Acacia Pied Barbet Tricholaema leucomelas
Cape Starling Lamprotornis nitens
Cape Sparrow Passer melanurus
Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
Giant Kingfisher Megaceryle maxima
Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris
Greater Honeyguide Indicator indicator
Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis
Little Stint Calidris minuta
Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea
Ruff Calidris pugnax
Wattled Crane Grus carunculata
Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus
Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus
Lesser Striped Swallow Cecropis abyssinica
Alpine Swift Tachymarptis melba
Diederik Cuckoo Chrysococcyx caprius
Crimson-breasted Shrike Laniarius atrococcineus
Pin-tailed Whydah Vidua macroura
Northern Black Korhaan Afrotis afraoides
Black-collared Barbet Lybius torquatus
Secretarybird Sagittarius serpentarius
Red-billed Quelea Quelea quelea
Ring-necked Dove Streptopelia capicola
Blue Waxbill Uraeginthus angolensis
Yellow-crowned Bishop Euplectes afer
Archaeopteryx Archaeopteryx lithografica
Oriental White-eye Zosterops palpebrosus
Cape Vulture Gyps coprotheres
Atitlan Grebe Podilymbus gigas
Cabot's Tragopan Tragopan caboti
Imperial Amazon Amazona imperialis
Brown Eared Pheasant Crossoptilon mantchuricum
Imperial Woodpecker Campephilus imperialis
Andean Condor Vultur gryphus
Short-tailed Albatross Phoebastria albatrus
Galapagos Penguin Spheniscus mendiculus
White-bellied Sunbird Cinnyris talatala
Golden-shouldered Parrot Psephotellus chrysopterygius
Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
Palm Cockatoo Probosciger aterrimus
Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
Tufted Puffin Fratercula cirrhata
Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens
Hoatzin Opisthocomus hoazin
Evening Grosbeak Hesperiphona vespertina
Indian Pitta Pitta brachyura
Altamira Oriole Icterus gularis
Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus
American Yellow Warbler Setophaga aestiva
Akiapolaau Hemignathus wilsoni
American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
Western Tanager Piranga ludoviciana
Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
Yellow-headed Blackbird Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus
Red Crossbill Loxia curvirostra
Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
Scarlet Flycatcher Pyrocephalus rubinus
Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
Western Meadowlark Sturnella neglecta
Great Egret Ardea alba
Chestnut-flanked White-eye Zosterops erythropleurus
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii
Thyolo Alethe Pseudalethe choloensis
Bertoni's Antbird Drymophila rubricollis
Black Kite Milvus migrans
Martial Eagle Polemaetus bellicosus
African Goshawk Accipiter tachiro
Jackal Buzzard Buteo rufofuscus
African Grass Owl Tyto capensis
Yellow-billed Kite Milvus aegyptius
Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus
Black-winged Kite Elanus caeruleus
European Bee-eater Merops apiaster
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta
European Roller Coracias garrulus
Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus
Great Spotted Cuckoo Clamator glandarius
Pel's Fishing Owl Scotopelia peli
Kori Bustard Ardeotis kori
Northern Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway
Wood Stork Mycteria americana
Tawny-shouldered Blackbird Agelaius humeralis
Jabiru Jabiru mycteria
Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
Anna's Hummingbird Calypte anna
Grey Silky-flycatcher Ptiliogonys cinereus
Western Reef Heron Egretta gularis
Monk Parakeet Myiopsitta monachus


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