Bird stamps of Nigeria
Yellow-casqued Hornbill Ceratogymna elata  1961 Definitives Red-headed Malimbe Malimbus rubricollis  1966 Definitives Village Weaver Ploceus cucullatus  1966 Definitives Splendid Sunbird Cinnyris coccinigastrus  1966 Definitives
Saddle-billed Stork Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis  1966 Definitives Blue-breasted Kingfisher Halcyon malimbica  1966 Definitives Grey Crowned Crane Balearica regulorum  1966 Definitives
Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis  1966 Definitives Grey Parrot Psittacus erithacus  1966 Definitives Pin-tailed Whydah Vidua macroura  1984 Rare birds Spur-winged Lapwing Vanellus spinosus  1984 Rare birds Northern Red Bishop Euplectes franciscanus  1984 Rare birds
Double-spurred Francolin Pternistis bicalcaratus  1984 Rare birds Grey Parrot Psittacus erithacus  1990 Wildlife 4v set Grey-necked Rockfowl Picathartes oreas  1990 Wildlife 4v set Grey Parrot Psittacus erithacus  1990 Wildlife 4v sheet Grey-necked Rockfowl Picathartes oreas  1990 Wildlife 4v sheet Blue Crane Grus paradisea  1993 Wildlife 4v set
Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis  1999 FEPA 4v set Sahel Paradise Whydah Vidua orientalis  2001 Definitives 8v set Fire-bellied Woodpecker Chloropicus pyrrhogaster  2001 Definitives 8v set
Nigeria map

Location: Western Africa
Population: 138.2 million
Climate: varies; equatorial in south, tropical in center, arid in north
Terrain: southern lowlands merge into central hills and plateaus; mountains in southeast, plains in north

Birds: 940 species. 4 endemic species.

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BIRD SPECIES SHOWN

Yellow-casqued Hornbill Ceratogymna elata
Red-headed Malimbe Malimbus rubricollis
Village Weaver Ploceus cucullatus
Splendid Sunbird Cinnyris coccinigastrus
Saddle-billed Stork Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis
Blue-breasted Kingfisher Halcyon malimbica
Grey Crowned Crane Balearica regulorum
Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
Grey Parrot Psittacus erithacus
Pin-tailed Whydah Vidua macroura
Spur-winged Lapwing Vanellus spinosus
Northern Red Bishop Euplectes franciscanus
Double-spurred Francolin Pternistis bicalcaratus
Grey-necked Rockfowl Picathartes oreas
Blue Crane Grus paradisea
Sahel Paradise Whydah Vidua orientalis
Fire-bellied Woodpecker Chloropicus pyrrhogaster


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