Bird stamps of Mauritania
Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus  1961 Definitives African Spoonbill Platalea alba  1961 Definitives Slender-billed Gull Chroicocephalus genei  1961 Definitives Slender-billed Gull Chroicocephalus genei  1962 Overprint EUROPA...
Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus  1962 Overprint LE MONDE... African Spoonbill Platalea alba  1962 Overprint LE MONDE... Common Crane Grus grus  1963 Postage due, birds Rüppell's Vulture Gyps rueppelli  1963 Postage due, birds
Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus  1963 Postage due, birds Garganey Spatula querquedula  1963 Postage due, birds Eurasian Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus  1963 Postage due, birds
Variable Sunbird Cinnyris venustus  1963 Postage due, birds Great Snipe Gallinago media  1963 Postage due, birds Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata  1963 Postage due, birds
Black Stork Ciconia nigra  1963 Postage due, birds Vulturine Guineafowl Acryllium vulturinum  1963 Postage due, birds Grey Heron Ardea cinerea  1963 Postage due, birds
White Stork Ciconia ciconia  1963 Postage due, birds Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa  1963 Postage due, birds Long-tailed Paradise Whydah Vidua paradisaea  1963 Postage due, birds
Arabian Bustard Ardeotis arabs  1963 Postage due, birds Little Stint Calidris minuta  1963 Postage due, birds Lichtenstein's Sandgrouse Pterocles lichtensteinii  1964 Birds Reed Cormorant Microcarbo africanus  1964 Birds
Dark Chanting Goshawk Melierax metabates  1964 Birds Grey Crowned Crane Balearica regulorum  1967 Birds Great Egret Ardea alba  1967 Birds Common Ostrich Struthio camelus  1967 Birds Common Ostrich Struthio camelus  1973 Overprint Apollo... on 1967.01
Yellow-billed Stork Mycteria ibis  1976 Zeppelin 6v set African Sacred Ibis Threskiornis aethiopicus  1976 Mauritanian birds Yellow-billed Stork Mycteria ibis  1976 Mauritanian birds
Marabou Stork Leptoptilos crumenifer  1976 Mauritanian birds Long-crested Eagle Lophaetus occipitalis  1976 Mauritanian birds Martial Eagle Polemaetus bellicosus  1976 Mauritanian birds Common Ostrich Struthio camelus  1978 WWF 6v set
Water Rail Rallus aquaticus  1978 Philexafrique Grey Crowned Crane Balearica regulorum  1978 Philexafrique Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus  1981 Birds of the Arguin
Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus  1981 Birds of the Arguin Common Ostrich Struthio camelus  1985 Anti-desertification campaign Western Tanager Piranga ludoviciana  1985 Audubon Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea  1985 Audubon
Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia  1985 Audubon Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata  1985 Audubon Black Skimmer Rynchops niger  1985 Audubon Anhinga Anhinga anhinga  1985 Audubon
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia  1986 Fishes and birds 4v set Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus  1986 Fishes and birds 4v set Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo  1987 Fishes and birds 5v set
Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus  1987 Fishes and birds 5v set Slender-billed Gull Chroicocephalus genei  1994 Birds of Banc dArguin Western Reef Heron Egretta gularis  1994 Birds of Banc dArguin Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia  1994 Birds of Banc dArguin
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea  1994 Birds of Banc dArguin Reed Cormorant Microcarbo africanus  1994 Birds of Banc dArguin White-breasted Cormorant Phalacrocorax lucidus  1994 Birds of Banc dArguin Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus  1994 Birds of Banc dArguin Slender-billed Gull Chroicocephalus genei  1994 Birds of Banc dArguin
Little Tern Sternula albifrons  1994 Birds of Banc dArguin Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica  1994 Birds of Banc dArguin Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus  1994 Birds of Banc dArguin Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia  1994 Birds of Banc dArguin Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus  1994 Birds of Banc dArguin
Common Tern Sterna hirundo  1994 Birds of Banc dArguin Dunlin Calidris alpina  1994 Birds of Banc dArguin Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres  1994 Birds of Banc dArguin Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula  1994 Birds of Banc dArguin Sanderling Calidris alba  1994 Birds of Banc dArguin
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica  1994 Birds of Banc dArguin Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola  1994 Birds of Banc dArguin Malagasy White-eye Zosterops maderaspatanus  2000 Birds of Madagascar Sheet Rainforest Scops Owl Otus rutilus  2000 Birds of Madagascar Sheet
Nelicourvi Weaver Ploceus nelicourvi  2000 Birds of Madagascar Sheet Malagasy White-eye Zosterops maderaspatanus  2000 Birds of Madagascar Strip, white frames Rainforest Scops Owl Otus rutilus  2000 Birds of Madagascar Strip, white frames Nelicourvi Weaver Ploceus nelicourvi  2000 Birds of Madagascar Strip, white frames
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis  2009 Fauna 4v set Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica  2009 Fauna 4v set Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus  2011 Birds of Banc dArguin Western Reef Heron Egretta gularis  2011 Birds of Banc dArguin
Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola  2011 Birds of Banc dArguin Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia  2011 Birds of Banc dArguin
Mauritania map

Location: Northern Africa
Population: 3.3 million
Climate: desert; constantly hot, dry, dusty
Terrain: mostly barren, flat plains of the Sahara; some central hills

Birds: 559 species

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BIRD SPECIES SHOWN

Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus
African Spoonbill Platalea alba
Slender-billed Gull Chroicocephalus genei
Common Crane Grus grus
Rüppell's Vulture Gyps rueppelli
Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus
Garganey Spatula querquedula
Eurasian Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus
Variable Sunbird Cinnyris venustus
Great Snipe Gallinago media
Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata
Black Stork Ciconia nigra
Vulturine Guineafowl Acryllium vulturinum
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea
White Stork Ciconia ciconia
Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa
Long-tailed Paradise Whydah Vidua paradisaea
Arabian Bustard Ardeotis arabs
Little Stint Calidris minuta
Lichtenstein's Sandgrouse Pterocles lichtensteinii
Reed Cormorant Microcarbo africanus
Dark Chanting Goshawk Melierax metabates
Grey Crowned Crane Balearica regulorum
Great Egret Ardea alba
Common Ostrich Struthio camelus
Yellow-billed Stork Mycteria ibis
African Sacred Ibis Threskiornis aethiopicus
Marabou Stork Leptoptilos crumenifer
Long-crested Eagle Lophaetus occipitalis
Martial Eagle Polemaetus bellicosus
Water Rail Rallus aquaticus
Western Tanager Piranga ludoviciana
Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea
Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia
Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
Black Skimmer Rynchops niger
Anhinga Anhinga anhinga
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia
Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo
Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus
Western Reef Heron Egretta gularis
White-breasted Cormorant Phalacrocorax lucidus
Little Tern Sternula albifrons
Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
Common Tern Sterna hirundo
Dunlin Calidris alpina
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula
Sanderling Calidris alba
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica
Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola
Malagasy White-eye Zosterops maderaspatanus
Rainforest Scops Owl Otus rutilus
Nelicourvi Weaver Ploceus nelicourvi
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis


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