Bird stamps of Switzerland
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis  1966 Publicity issue 3v set Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus  1968 Pro Juventute Eurasian Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula  1968 Pro Juventute Woodchat Shrike Lanius senator  1968 Pro Juventute Common Firecrest Regulus ignicapilla  1968 Pro Juventute European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis  1969 Pro Juventute
Eurasian Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus  1969 Pro Juventute Wallcreeper Tichodroma muraria  1969 Pro Juventute Eurasian Jay Garrulus glandarius  1969 Pro Juventute Eurasian Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus  1970 Pro Juventute Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops  1970 Pro Juventute Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major  1970 Pro Juventute
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus  1970 Pro Juventute Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus  1971 Pro Juventute Bluethroat Luscinia svecica  1971 Pro Juventute Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus  1971 Pro Juventute Mallard Anas platyrhynchos  1971 Pro Juventute Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica  1976 Publicity issue 4v set
Western Barn Owl Tyto alba  1991 Animals 12v set Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia  1992 Publicity issue 3v set Little Owl Athene noctua  1995 Endangered animals 4v set Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea  1995 Pro Juventute 4v set Ruff Calidris pugnax  1997 Pro Juventute 4v set
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus  1998 Pro Juventute 4v set Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis  2002 Stamp day Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos  2003 Ticino 2003 2v sheet Mute Swan Cygnus olor  2005 Felix the bunny 2v set Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus  2006 Birds sa
Common Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs  2007 Birds sa Great Tit Parus major  2007 Birds sa Wallcreeper Tichodroma muraria  2007 Birds sa Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus  2007 Birds sa Common Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs  2007 Birds Booklet, sa
Great Tit Parus major  2007 Birds Booklet, sa Grey-headed Woodpecker Picus canus  2008 Birds sa Common Rock Thrush Monticola saxatilis  2008 Birds sa Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus  2008 Birds sa Rock Partridge Alectoris graeca  2009 Birds sa
Red Kite Milvus milvus  2009 Birds sa Common Rock Thrush Monticola saxatilis  2009 Birds Without A Priority, sa Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus  2009 Birds Without A Priority, sa White Stork Ciconia ciconia  2013 Stork Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos  2014 Swiss national park 3v set
Spotted Nutcracker Nucifraga caryocatactes  2014 Birds Tawny Owl Strix aluco  2016 Nocturnal animals 4v set Mute Swan Cygnus olor  2016 Lake Constance 3v set Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus  2016 Lake Constance 3v set
Switzerland map

Location: Central Europe
Population: 7.5 million
Climate: temperate, but varies with altitude
Terrain: mostly mountains (Alps in south, Jura in northwest) with a central plateau of rolling hills, plains, and large lakes

Birds: 397 species

Links:
Swiss Post postal administration website
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BIRD SPECIES SHOWN

Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis
Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus
Eurasian Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula
Woodchat Shrike Lanius senator
Common Firecrest Regulus ignicapilla
European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis
Eurasian Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus
Wallcreeper Tichodroma muraria
Eurasian Jay Garrulus glandarius
Eurasian Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops
Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus
Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus
Bluethroat Luscinia svecica
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
Western Barn Owl Tyto alba
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
Little Owl Athene noctua
Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea
Ruff Calidris pugnax
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos
Mute Swan Cygnus olor
Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus
Common Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs
Great Tit Parus major
Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus
Grey-headed Woodpecker Picus canus
Common Rock Thrush Monticola saxatilis
Rock Partridge Alectoris graeca
Red Kite Milvus milvus
White Stork Ciconia ciconia
Spotted Nutcracker Nucifraga caryocatactes
Tawny Owl Strix aluco
Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus


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