Bird stamps of Paraguay
Yellow-headed Caracara Milvago chimachima  1934 Air Green Aracari Pteroglossus viridis  1969 Latin American wildlife White-tipped Plantcutter Phytotoma rutila  1969 Latin American wildlife
Purple Gallinule Porphyrio martinica  1969 Latin American wildlife Sharpbill Oxyruncus cristatus  1969 Latin American wildlife Ornate Hawk-Eagle Spizaetus ornatus  1969 Latin American wildlife
American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber  1969 Latin American wildlife Yellow-headed Amazon Amazona oratrix  1969 Latin American wildlife Blue-and-yellow Macaw Ara ararauna  1969 Latin American wildlife Scarlet Macaw Ara macao  1969 Latin American wildlife
Sparkling Violetear Colibri coruscans  1969 Latin American wildlife Not identified Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus  1971 Apolloemblems Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis  1972 Paintings
Silver Pheasant Lophura nycthemera  1972 Paintings Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis  1972 Visit to Japan Greater Rhea Rhea americana  1972 South American fauna
Blue-throated Piping Guan Pipile cumanensis  1973 Birds Scarlet Flycatcher Pyrocephalus rubinus  1973 Birds Pompadour Cotinga Xipholena punicea  1973 Birds
Paradise Tanager Tangara chilensis  1973 Birds White-tailed Goldenthroat Polytmus guainumbi  1973 Birds Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus  1974 Famous paintings
Taiga Bean Goose Anser fabalis  1981 Philatokyo 81 Greater Rhea Rhea americana  1982 Scouts Spectacled Owl Pulsatrix perspicillata  1983 South American birds Rufous-bellied Chachalaca Ortalis wagleri  1983 South American birds
Amazon Kingfisher Chloroceryle amazona  1983 South American birds Green-backed Trogon Trogon viridis  1983 South American birds Red-breasted Blackbird Sturnella militaris  1983 South American birds Collared Puffbird Bucco capensis  1983 South American birds
Red-legged Honeycreeper Cyanerpes cyaneus  1983 South American birds Hepatic Tanager Piranga hepatica  1985 Audubon Northern Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway  1985 Audubon Blue Manakin Chiroxiphia caudata  1985 Audubon
White Monjita Xolmis irupero  1985 Audubon Cream-backed Woodpecker Campephilus leucopogon  1985 Audubon Blue-and-yellow Tanager Thraupis bonariensis  1985 Audubon Tropical Parula Setophaga pitiayumi  1985 Audubon
Red-and-green Macaw Ara chloropterus  1989 Birds Brazilian Merganser Mergus octosetaceus  1989 Birds Greater Rhea Rhea americana  1989 Birds Toco Toucan Ramphastos toco  1989 Birds
Bare-faced Curassow Crax fasciolata  1989 Birds Blue-throated Macaw Ara glaucogularis  1989 Birds Blue-and-yellow Macaw Ara ararauna  1989 Birds Maguari Stork Ciconia maguari  1994 Parafil 94
Yellow-billed Cardinal Paroaria capitata  1994 Parafil 94 Green Kingfisher Chloroceryle americana  1994 Parafil 94 Jabiru Jabiru mycteria  1994 Parafil 94 Tropical Parula Setophaga pitiayumi  1995 Neo-tropical ornithological congress
Blue Manakin Chiroxiphia caudata  1995 Neo-tropical ornithological congress Orange-backed Troupial Icterus croconotus  1995 Neo-tropical ornithological congress Hooded Siskin Spinus magellanicus  1995 Neo-tropical ornithological congress Jabiru Jabiru mycteria  1995 America 2v set
Neotropic Cormorant Phalacrocorax brasilianus  2002 El Mbigua Yacht Club anniversary Turquoise-fronted Amazon Amazona aestiva  2003 Parrots Monk Parakeet Myiopsitta monachus  2003 Parrots White-eyed Parakeet Psittacara leucophthalmus  2003 Parrots
Plush-crested Jay Cyanocorax chrysops  2004 Robin Wood 3v set Bare-throated Bellbird Procnias nudicollis  2004 Upaep Goliath Heron Ardea goliath  2004 Upaep
Maguari Stork Ciconia maguari  2004 Mercosur Southern Screamer Chauna torquata  2004 Mercosur Scarlet Macaw Ara macao  2007 JCI conference Red Pileated Finch Coryphospingus cucullatus  2008 Mercosur
Great Kiskadee Pitangus sulphuratus  2008 Mercosur Ringed Kingfisher Megaceryle torquata  2010 Charles Darwin Savanna Hawk Buteogallus meridionalis  2011 Caritas Hyacinth Macaw Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus  2012 P.L.R.A. 2v set
Great Egret Ardea alba  2012 New energy Striated Heron Butorides striata  2012 UN environment protection program Roseate Spoonbill Platalea ajaja  2012 UN environment protection program White-faced Whistling Duck Dendrocygna viduata  2013 Birds
Turquoise-fronted Amazon Amazona aestiva  2013 Birds Glittering-bellied Emerald Chlorostilbon lucidus  2013 Birds Jabiru Jabiru mycteria  2013 Birds Eared Dove Zenaida auriculata  2013 Birds
Burrowing Owl Athene cunicularia  2013 Birds Giant Wood Rail Aramides ypecaha  2013 Birds Black-bellied Whistling Duck Dendrocygna autumnalis  2013 Birds Southern Crested Caracara Caracara plancus  2013 Birds
Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis  2013 Birds Blue-and-yellow Macaw Ara ararauna  2014 Asuncion Zoo Greater Rhea Rhea americana  2014 Asuncion Zoo Turquoise-fronted Amazon Amazona aestiva  2015 JCI
Bare-throated Bellbird Procnias nudicollis  2016 Paraguay and Israel, national birds Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops  2016 Paraguay and Israel, national birds
Paraguay map

Location: Central South America
Population: 6.8 million
Climate: subtropical to temperate; substantial rainfall in the eastern portions, becoming semiarid in the far west
Terrain: grassy plains and wooded hills east of Rio Paraguay; Gran Chaco region west of Rio Paraguay mostly low, marshy plain near the river, and dry forest and thorny scrub elsewhere

Birds: 700 species; 1 endemic
National bird: Bare-throated Bellbird

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BIRD SPECIES SHOWN

Yellow-headed Caracara Milvago chimachima
Green Aracari Pteroglossus viridis
White-tipped Plantcutter Phytotoma rutila
Purple Gallinule Porphyrio martinica
Sharpbill Oxyruncus cristatus
Ornate Hawk-Eagle Spizaetus ornatus
American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber
Yellow-headed Amazon Amazona oratrix
Blue-and-yellow Macaw Ara ararauna
Scarlet Macaw Ara macao
Sparkling Violetear Colibri coruscans
Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis
Silver Pheasant Lophura nycthemera
Greater Rhea Rhea americana
Blue-throated Piping Guan Pipile cumanensis
Scarlet Flycatcher Pyrocephalus rubinus
Pompadour Cotinga Xipholena punicea
Paradise Tanager Tangara chilensis
White-tailed Goldenthroat Polytmus guainumbi
Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus
Taiga Bean Goose Anser fabalis
Spectacled Owl Pulsatrix perspicillata
Rufous-bellied Chachalaca Ortalis wagleri
Amazon Kingfisher Chloroceryle amazona
Green-backed Trogon Trogon viridis
Red-breasted Blackbird Sturnella militaris
Collared Puffbird Bucco capensis
Red-legged Honeycreeper Cyanerpes cyaneus
Hepatic Tanager Piranga hepatica
Northern Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway
Blue Manakin Chiroxiphia caudata
White Monjita Xolmis irupero
Cream-backed Woodpecker Campephilus leucopogon
Blue-and-yellow Tanager Thraupis bonariensis
Tropical Parula Setophaga pitiayumi
Red-and-green Macaw Ara chloropterus
Brazilian Merganser Mergus octosetaceus
Toco Toucan Ramphastos toco
Bare-faced Curassow Crax fasciolata
Blue-throated Macaw Ara glaucogularis
Maguari Stork Ciconia maguari
Yellow-billed Cardinal Paroaria capitata
Green Kingfisher Chloroceryle americana
Jabiru Jabiru mycteria
Orange-backed Troupial Icterus croconotus
Hooded Siskin Spinus magellanicus
Neotropic Cormorant Phalacrocorax brasilianus
Turquoise-fronted Amazon Amazona aestiva
Monk Parakeet Myiopsitta monachus
White-eyed Parakeet Psittacara leucophthalmus
Plush-crested Jay Cyanocorax chrysops
Bare-throated Bellbird Procnias nudicollis
Goliath Heron Ardea goliath
Southern Screamer Chauna torquata
Red Pileated Finch Coryphospingus cucullatus
Great Kiskadee Pitangus sulphuratus
Ringed Kingfisher Megaceryle torquata
Savanna Hawk Buteogallus meridionalis
Hyacinth Macaw Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus
Great Egret Ardea alba
Striated Heron Butorides striata
Roseate Spoonbill Platalea ajaja
White-faced Whistling Duck Dendrocygna viduata
Glittering-bellied Emerald Chlorostilbon lucidus
Eared Dove Zenaida auriculata
Burrowing Owl Athene cunicularia
Giant Wood Rail Aramides ypecaha
Black-bellied Whistling Duck Dendrocygna autumnalis
Southern Crested Caracara Caracara plancus
Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops


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