Bird stamps of Russia
Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus  1992 The Prioksko-Terrasny nature reserve Garganey Spatula querquedula  1992 Ducks Common Pochard Aythya ferina  1992 Ducks Falcated Duck Mareca falcata  1992 Ducks
Garganey Spatula querquedula  1992 Ducks Sheet Common Pochard Aythya ferina  1992 Ducks Sheet Falcated Duck Mareca falcata  1992 Ducks Sheet Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri  1993 Ducks
Common Eider Somateria mollissima  1993 Ducks King Eider Somateria spectabilis  1993 Ducks Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri  1993 Ducks Sheet Common Eider Somateria mollissima  1993 Ducks Sheet
King Eider Somateria spectabilis  1993 Ducks Sheet Northern Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis  1993 Fauna of Russias Pacific region 5v set Northern Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis  1993 Fauna of Russias Pacific region Sheet Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus  1993 Fauna 8v set White-naped Crane Antigone vipio  1993 Fauna 8v set
Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus  1993 Fauna Sheet White-naped Crane Antigone vipio  1993 Fauna Sheet Eurasian Wigeon Mareca penelope  1994 Ducks Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula  1994 Ducks
Baikal Teal Sibirionetta formosa  1994 Ducks Eurasian Wigeon Mareca penelope  1994 Ducks Sheet Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula  1994 Ducks Sheet Baikal Teal Sibirionetta formosa  1994 Ducks Sheet
Eurasian Wigeon Mareca penelope  1994 Moscow 97 Sheet Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula  1994 Moscow 97 Sheet Baikal Teal Sibirionetta formosa  1994 Moscow 97 Sheet Eurasian Skylark Alauda arvensis  1995 Skylark x2, Thrush x2 and Nightingale Sheet Song Thrush Turdus philomelos  1995 Skylark x2, Thrush x2 and Nightingale Sheet
Thrush Nightingale Luscinia luscinia  1995 Skylark x2, Thrush x2 and Nightingale Sheet European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis  1995 Goldfinch x2, Bluethrush x2 and Nightingale Sheet Bluethroat Luscinia svecica  1995 Goldfinch x2, Bluethrush x2 and Nightingale Sheet Thrush Nightingale Luscinia luscinia  1995 Goldfinch x2, Bluethrush x2 and Nightingale Sheet Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus  1995 Ducks
Baer's Pochard Aythya baeri  1995 Ducks Common Merganser Mergus merganser  1995 Ducks Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus  1995 Ducks Sheet Baer's Pochard Aythya baeri  1995 Ducks Sheet
Common Merganser Mergus merganser  1995 Ducks Sheet White Stork Ciconia ciconia  1995 Europa White Stork Ciconia ciconia  1995 Europa Siberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranus  1997 Definitives Glazed paper Siberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranus  1997 Definitives Ordinary paper
Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus  1997 Wild animals of Russia 5v sheet Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata  1997 Wild animals of Russia 5v sheet Siberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranus  1998 Definitives Ordinary paper Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus  1999 Hunting 5v set Mallard Anas platyrhynchos  1999 Hunting 5v set
Gyrfalcon Falco rusticolus  1999 Hunting 5v set Black Grouse Lyrurus tetrix  1999 Hunting 5v set Eurasian Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus  1999 Europa
Not identified Demoiselle Crane Grus virgo  2002 Birds Pallas's Gull Ichthyaetus ichthyaetus  2002 Birds Demoiselle Crane Grus virgo  2002 Birds Booklet Pallas's Gull Ichthyaetus ichthyaetus  2002 Birds Booklet
Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus  2003 Regions 6v set Mediterranean Gull Ichthyaetus melanocephalus  2003 40th anniversary of first woman in space Spotted Nutcracker Nucifraga caryocatactes  2004 WWF 4v sheet Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis  2005 Regions 6v set
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga  2005 Fauna 4v sheet Emperor Penguin Aptenodytes forsteri  2006 Russian research in the Antarctic 3v set Adelie Penguin Pygoscelis adeliae  2006 Russian research in the Antarctic 3v set Emperor Penguin Aptenodytes forsteri  2006 Russian research in the Antarctic Sheet with 6x7r
Adelie Penguin Pygoscelis adeliae  2006 Russian research in the Antarctic Sheet with 6x7r Ross's Gull Rhodostethia rosea  2006 Fauna of Sakha 5v set Siberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranus  2006 Fauna of Sakha 5v set Ross's Gull Rhodostethia rosea  2006 Fauna of Sakha 5v sheet
Siberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranus  2006 Fauna of Sakha 5v sheet Rock Ptarmigan Lagopus muta  2007 Polar year 3v sheet Oriental Stork Ciconia boyciana  2007 Fauna, with WWF logo 3v set Oriental Stork Ciconia boyciana  2007 Fauna, with WWF logo Sheet
White-backed Woodpecker Dendrocopos leucotos  2008 Forest fauna and flora 3v set Eurasian Magpie Pica pica  2011 Europa Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus  2012 Wrangel Island Saker Falcon Falco cherrug  2013 World heritage
Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus  2013 St Petersburg 3v set Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus  2014 Birds of prey, joint issue with North Korea Sheet with 3 sets Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus  2014 Birds of prey, joint issue with North Korea Sheet with 3 sets
Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus  2015 Leningrad Zoo Little Auk Alle alle  2016 Arctic national park
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Location: Northern Asia (the area west of the Urals is considered part of Europe)
Population: 140.7 million
Climate: ranges from steppes in the south through humid continental in much of European Russia; subarctic in Siberia to tundra climate in the polar north; winters vary from cool along Black Sea coast to frigid in Siberia; summers vary from warm in the steppes to cool along Arctic coast
Terrain: broad plain with low hills west of Urals; vast coniferous forest and tundra in Siberia; uplands and mountains along southern border regions

Birds: 780 species; 1 endemic

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BIRD SPECIES SHOWN

Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus
Garganey Spatula querquedula
Common Pochard Aythya ferina
Falcated Duck Mareca falcata
Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri
Common Eider Somateria mollissima
King Eider Somateria spectabilis
Northern Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis
Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
White-naped Crane Antigone vipio
Eurasian Wigeon Mareca penelope
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula
Baikal Teal Sibirionetta formosa
Eurasian Skylark Alauda arvensis
Song Thrush Turdus philomelos
Thrush Nightingale Luscinia luscinia
European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis
Bluethroat Luscinia svecica
Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus
Baer's Pochard Aythya baeri
Common Merganser Mergus merganser
White Stork Ciconia ciconia
Siberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranus
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
Gyrfalcon Falco rusticolus
Black Grouse Lyrurus tetrix
Eurasian Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus
Demoiselle Crane Grus virgo
Pallas's Gull Ichthyaetus ichthyaetus
Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus
Mediterranean Gull Ichthyaetus melanocephalus
Spotted Nutcracker Nucifraga caryocatactes
Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga
Emperor Penguin Aptenodytes forsteri
Adelie Penguin Pygoscelis adeliae
Ross's Gull Rhodostethia rosea
Rock Ptarmigan Lagopus muta
Oriental Stork Ciconia boyciana
White-backed Woodpecker Dendrocopos leucotos
Eurasian Magpie Pica pica
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug
Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus
Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus
Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus
Little Auk Alle alle


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