Bird stamps of Great Britain
Long-tailed Tit Aegithalos caudatus  1963 National nature week 2v set Woodlark Lullula arborea  1963 National nature week 2v set Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major  1963 National nature week 2v set Common Blackbird Turdus merula  1966 British birds
Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus  1966 British birds Eurasian Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus  1966 British birds European Robin Erithacus rubecula  1966 British birds Common Blackbird Turdus merula  1966 British birds pho
Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus  1966 British birds pho Eurasian Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus  1966 British birds pho European Robin Erithacus rubecula  1966 British birds pho Mute Swan Cygnus olor  1977 Christmas 6v set
Common Blackbird Turdus merula  1977 Christmas 6v set European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur  1977 Christmas 6v set Grey Partridge Perdix perdix  1977 Christmas 6v set Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis  1980 Wild bird protection
White-throated Dipper Cinclus cinclus  1980 Wild bird protection Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus  1980 Wild bird protection Western Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava  1980 Wild bird protection Common Cactus Finch Geospiza scandens  1982 Charles Darwin 4v set
Large Ground Finch Geospiza magnirostris  1982 Charles Darwin 4v set Eurasian Magpie Pica pica  1983 Christmas 5v set Common Blackbird Turdus merula  1983 Christmas 5v set Common Blackbird Turdus merula  1983 Christmas 5v set
Eurasian Nuthatch Sitta europaea  1983 Christmas 5v set European Robin Erithacus rubecula  1983 Christmas 5v set European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis  1983 Christmas 5v set White Wagtail Motacilla alba  1983 Christmas 5v set
Common Firecrest Regulus ignicapilla  1983 Christmas 5v set Great Tit Parus major  1983 Christmas 5v set Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus  1985 European music year 4v set Western Barn Owl Tyto alba  1986 Nature conservation 4v set
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus  1988 The Linnean Society 4v set Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica  1989 RSPB Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta  1989 RSPB Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus  1989 RSPB Northern Gannet Morus bassanus  1989 RSPB
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos  1991 Greetings stamps 10v booklet Eurasian Magpie Pica pica  1991 Greetings stamps 10v booklet Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis  1991 Greetings stamps 10v booklet Song Thrush Turdus philomelos  1991 Greetings stamps 10v booklet
Redwing Turdus iliacus  1992 The four seasons 5v set Mute Swan Cygnus olor  1993 Abbotsbury swannery Mute Swan Cygnus olor  1993 Abbotsbury swannery Mute Swan Cygnus olor  1993 Abbotsbury swannery Mute Swan Cygnus olor  1993 Abbotsbury swannery
Mute Swan Cygnus olor  1993 Abbotsbury swannery European Robin Erithacus rubecula  1995 Christmas European Robin Erithacus rubecula  1995 Christmas European Robin Erithacus rubecula  1995 Christmas
European Robin Erithacus rubecula  1995 Christmas European Robin Erithacus rubecula  1995 Christmas Muscovy Duck Cairina moschata  1996 The wildfowl and wetlands trust Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus  1996 The wildfowl and wetlands trust
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons  1996 The wildfowl and wetlands trust Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris  1996 The wildfowl and wetlands trust Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus  1996 The wildfowl and wetlands trust European Herring Gull Larus argentatus  1997 District post offices 4v set
Song Thrush Turdus philomelos  1998 Endangered species 6v set Large Ground Finch Geospiza magnirostris  1999 Millennium 1999, Darwins theory 4v set Archaeopteryx Archaeopteryx lithografica  1999 Millennium 1999, Darwins theory 4v set Western Barn Owl Tyto alba  2000 Millennium 2000, above and beyond 4v set
Cape Gannet Morus capensis  2000 Millennium 2000, above and beyond 4v set Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea  2001 Weather 4v set European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis  2001 Weather 4v set Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea  2001 Weather 4v sheet
European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis  2001 Weather 4v sheet Western Barn Owl Tyto alba  2003 Birds of prey Sheet Western Barn Owl Tyto alba  2003 Birds of prey Sheet Western Barn Owl Tyto alba  2003 Birds of prey Sheet
Western Barn Owl Tyto alba  2003 Birds of prey Sheet Western Barn Owl Tyto alba  2003 Birds of prey Sheet Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus  2003 Birds of prey Sheet Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus  2003 Birds of prey Sheet
Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus  2003 Birds of prey Sheet Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus  2003 Birds of prey Sheet Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus  2003 Birds of prey Sheet Black Swan Cygnus atratus  2003 Europa: Pub signs 5v set
House Sparrow Passer domesticus  2005 World heritage 8v set Mute Swan Cygnus olor  2005 World heritage 8v set Black Swan Cygnus atratus  2005 World heritage 8v set European Robin Erithacus rubecula  2005 Greetings definitives Booklet, sa European Robin Erithacus rubecula  2006 For special moments 4x5v sheet, sa
White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla  2007 Endangered birds Bearded Reedling Panurus biarmicus  2007 Endangered birds Red Kite Milvus milvus  2007 Endangered birds Cirl Bunting Emberiza cirlus  2007 Endangered birds
Western Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus  2007 Endangered birds Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta  2007 Endangered birds Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris  2007 Endangered birds Dartford Warbler Sylvia undata  2007 Endangered birds
Corn Crake Crex crex  2007 Endangered birds Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus  2007 Endangered birds Roseate Spoonbill Platalea ajaja  2008 Ian Flemings James Bond 6v set
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo  2008 Ian Flemings James Bond 6v set Red-billed Streamertail Trochilus polytmus  2008 Ian Flemings James Bond 6v set
Roseate Spoonbill Platalea ajaja  2008 Ian Flemings James Bond 6v sheet Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo  2008 Ian Flemings James Bond 6v sheet
Red-billed Streamertail Trochilus polytmus  2008 Ian Flemings James Bond 6v sheet Roseate Spoonbill Platalea ajaja  2008 Ian Flemings James Bond Booklet
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo  2008 Ian Flemings James Bond Booklet Red-billed Streamertail Trochilus polytmus  2008 Ian Flemings James Bond Booklet Large Ground Finch Geospiza magnirostris  2009 Charles Darwin 6v set, sa
Medium Ground Finch Geospiza fortis  2009 Charles Darwin 6v set, sa Small Tree Finch Camarhynchus parvulus  2009 Charles Darwin 6v set, sa Green Warbler-Finch Certhidea olivacea  2009 Charles Darwin 6v set, sa Flightless Cormorant Phalacrocorax harrisi  2009 Charles Darwin 4v sheet
Common Cactus Finch Geospiza scandens  2009 Charles Darwin 4v sheet Floreana Mockingbird Mimus trifasciatus  2009 Charles Darwin 4v sheet Large Ground Finch Geospiza magnirostris  2009 Charles Darwin Prestige booklet Medium Ground Finch Geospiza fortis  2009 Charles Darwin Prestige booklet
Small Tree Finch Camarhynchus parvulus  2009 Charles Darwin Prestige booklet Green Warbler-Finch Certhidea olivacea  2009 Charles Darwin Prestige booklet Flightless Cormorant Phalacrocorax harrisi  2009 Charles Darwin Prestige booklet Common Cactus Finch Geospiza scandens  2009 Charles Darwin Prestige booklet
Floreana Mockingbird Mimus trifasciatus  2009 Charles Darwin Prestige booklet Hyacinth Macaw Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus  2011 WWF 4v sheet Hyacinth Macaw Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus  2011 WWF Booklet European Robin Erithacus rubecula  2014 Christmas 2014 7v set, sa
European Robin Erithacus rubecula  2014 Christmas 2014 7v set, sa European Robin Erithacus rubecula  2014 Christmas 2014 12x1st booklet, sa European Robin Erithacus rubecula  2014 Christmas 2014 7v sheet European Robin Erithacus rubecula  2014 Christmas 2014 7v sheet European Robin Erithacus rubecula  2016 Beatrix Potter 4v sheet
House Sparrow Passer domesticus  2016 Beatrix Potter 4v sheet European Robin Erithacus rubecula  2016 Beatrix Potter Pane from prestige booklet House Sparrow Passer domesticus  2016 Beatrix Potter Pane from prestige booklet Mute Swan Cygnus olor  2016 Landscape gardens 8v set
Canada Goose Branta canadensis  2016 Landscape gardens 8v set European Robin Erithacus rubecula  2016 Christmas 2016 8v set, sa European Robin Erithacus rubecula  2016 Christmas 2016 8v set, sa European Robin Erithacus rubecula  2016 Christmas 2016 8v sheet European Robin Erithacus rubecula  2016 Christmas 2016 8v sheet
European Robin Erithacus rubecula  2016 Christmas 2016 Booklet, sa European Robin Erithacus rubecula  2016 Christmas 2016 Generic sheet, sa European Robin Erithacus rubecula  2016 50 years of christmas stamps 10x2v sheet, sa Great Tit Parus major  2017 Songbirds Eurasian Wren Troglodytes troglodytes  2017 Songbirds
Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus  2017 Songbirds Goldcrest Regulus regulus  2017 Songbirds Eurasian Skylark Alauda arvensis  2017 Songbirds Eurasian Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla  2017 Songbirds
Song Thrush Turdus philomelos  2017 Songbirds Common Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos  2017 Songbirds Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus  2017 Songbirds Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella  2017 Songbirds
Great Britain/United Kingdom map

Location: Western Europe
Population: 60.9 million
Climate: temperate; moderated by prevailing southwest winds over the North Atlantic Current
Terrain: mostly rugged hills and low mountains; level to rolling plains in east and southeast

Birds: 578 species

Links:
Royal Mail postal administration website
Where do you want to go birding today?
Charles Darwin web search
The Linnean Society web search
RSPB - the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds web search
Abbotsbury Swannery web search
The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust web search
Ian Fleming web search



BIRD SPECIES SHOWN

Long-tailed Tit Aegithalos caudatus
Woodlark Lullula arborea
Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major
Common Blackbird Turdus merula
Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus
Eurasian Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus
European Robin Erithacus rubecula
Mute Swan Cygnus olor
European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur
Grey Partridge Perdix perdix
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis
White-throated Dipper Cinclus cinclus
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
Western Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava
Common Cactus Finch Geospiza scandens
Large Ground Finch Geospiza magnirostris
Eurasian Magpie Pica pica
Eurasian Nuthatch Sitta europaea
European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis
White Wagtail Motacilla alba
Common Firecrest Regulus ignicapilla
Great Tit Parus major
Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus
Western Barn Owl Tyto alba
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus
Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta
Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus
Northern Gannet Morus bassanus
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
Song Thrush Turdus philomelos
Redwing Turdus iliacus
Muscovy Duck Cairina moschata
Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus
European Herring Gull Larus argentatus
Archaeopteryx Archaeopteryx lithografica
Cape Gannet Morus capensis
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea
Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus
Black Swan Cygnus atratus
House Sparrow Passer domesticus
White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla
Bearded Reedling Panurus biarmicus
Red Kite Milvus milvus
Cirl Bunting Emberiza cirlus
Western Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus
Dartford Warbler Sylvia undata
Corn Crake Crex crex
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
Roseate Spoonbill Platalea ajaja
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo
Red-billed Streamertail Trochilus polytmus
Medium Ground Finch Geospiza fortis
Small Tree Finch Camarhynchus parvulus
Green Warbler-Finch Certhidea olivacea
Flightless Cormorant Phalacrocorax harrisi
Floreana Mockingbird Mimus trifasciatus
Hyacinth Macaw Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus
Canada Goose Branta canadensis
Eurasian Wren Troglodytes troglodytes
Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus
Goldcrest Regulus regulus
Eurasian Skylark Alauda arvensis
Eurasian Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla
Common Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos
Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella


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