Bird stamps of Korea, South
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis  1949 Definitives Eurasian Magpie Pica pica  1949 Definitives Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica  1960 Korean telegraph service
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica  1960 Korean telegraph service Sheet, imp White-bellied Woodpecker Dryocopus javensis  1961 Definitives Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata  1966 Korean birds
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis  1966 Korean birds Common Pheasant Phasianus colchicus  1966 Korean birds Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata  1966 Korean birds
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis  1966 Korean birds Common Pheasant Phasianus colchicus  1966 Korean birds
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis  1973 Definitives Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis  1974 Definitives Booklet White-naped Crane Antigone vipio  1976 Birds Great Bustard Otis tarda  1976 Birds Fairy Pitta Pitta nympha  1976 Birds White-bellied Woodpecker Dryocopus javensis  1976 Birds
Japanese Wood Pigeon Columba janthina  1976 Birds Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus  1976 Birds Black Stork Ciconia nigra  1976 Birds Black-faced Spoonbill Platalea minor  1976 Birds Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus  1976 Birds Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus  1976 Birds
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis  1976 Year of the snake 2v set Eurasian Magpie Pica pica  1977 Definitives Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata  1979 Nature conservation Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis  1979 New colour Eurasian Magpie Pica pica  1980 Paintings 2v set Oriental Stork Ciconia boyciana  1981 World environment day
Eurasian Magpie Pica pica  1982 Year of the pig 2v set Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus  1983 Insurance Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis  1983 Year of the rat 2v set Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis  1983 Year of the rat 2x1v sheet Black-naped Oriole Oriolus chinensis  1986 Birds Black-capped Kingfisher Halcyon pileata  1986 Birds
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops  1986 Birds Oriental Dollarbird Eurystomus orientalis  1986 Birds Japanese Waxwing Bombycilla japonica  1986 Birds Black-naped Oriole Oriolus chinensis  1987 Birds clr Black-capped Kingfisher Halcyon pileata  1987 Birds clr Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops  1987 Birds clr
Oriental Dollarbird Eurystomus orientalis  1987 Birds clr Japanese Waxwing Bombycilla japonica  1987 Birds clr Chinstrap Penguin Pygoscelis antarcticus  1987 Antarctic treaty Gentoo Penguin Pygoscelis papua  1988 Antarctic base White-naped Crane Antigone vipio  1988 WWF Strip White-naped Crane Antigone vipio  1988 WWF Strip
White-naped Crane Antigone vipio  1988 WWF Strip White-naped Crane Antigone vipio  1988 WWF Strip Oriental Stork Ciconia boyciana  1993 Definitives Oriental Scops Owl Otus sunia  1994 Definitives Little Tern Sternula albifrons  1994 Definitives Little Tern Sternula albifrons  1995 Definitives
Eurasian Skylark Alauda arvensis  1996 Definitives Japanese White-eye Zosterops japonicus  1997 Definitives Little Tern Sternula albifrons  1997 Definitives Watercock Gallicrex cinerea  1998 Definitives Far Eastern Curlew Numenius madagascariensis  1998 Definitives
Black-tailed Gull Larus crassirostris  1999 Centenary of Masan port Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus  1999 Protection of endangered species Chinese Sparrowhawk Accipiter soloensis  1999 Protection of endangered species Steller's Sea Eagle Haliaeetus pelagicus  1999 Protection of endangered species Eurasian Eagle-Owl Bubo bubo  1999 Protection of endangered species
Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax  2000 Definitives Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus  2002 Definitives Yellow-rumped Flycatcher Ficedula zanthopygia  2002 Definitives Chinese Grosbeak Eophona migratoria  2002 Definitives Mew Gull Larus canus  2003 Lighthouse Streaked Shearwater Calonectris leucomelas  2004 Nature of Dokdo 4v strip
Black-tailed Gull Larus crassirostris  2004 Nature of Dokdo 4v strip Tawny Owl Strix aluco  2005 Definitives Pelagic Cormorant Phalacrocorax pelagicus  2006 Nature of Baengnyeongdo 4v sheet Japanese Tit Parus minor  2006 Definitives Northern Boobook Ninox japonica  2006 Definitives 4v set
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus  2006 Definitives 4v set South Polar Skua Stercorarius maccormicki  2008 Antarctic station Sheet with 5 each Gentoo Penguin Pygoscelis papua  2008 Antarctic station Sheet with 5 each Chinstrap Penguin Pygoscelis antarcticus  2008 Antarctic station Sheet with 5 each
King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus  2008 Antarctic station Sheet with 5 each Adelie Penguin Pygoscelis adeliae  2011 Preserve the polar regions and glaciers 2v set Fairy Pitta Pitta nympha  2014 Definitives Scaly-sided Merganser Mergus squamatus  2015 Korea-Bolivia diplomatic relations
Palkachupa Cotinga Phibalura boliviana  2015 Korea-Bolivia diplomatic relations Japanese Tit Parus minor  2016 Nature in the DMZ of Korea Black-faced Spoonbill Platalea minor  2016 Nature in the DMZ of Korea Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis  2017 Nature in the DMZ of Korea 2v set
Korea, South map

Location: Eastern Asia, southern half of the Korean Peninsula
Population: 49.2 million
Climate: temperate, with rainfall heavier in summer than winter
Terrain: mostly hills and mountains; wide coastal plains in west and south

Birds: 492 species

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BIRD SPECIES SHOWN

Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis
Eurasian Magpie Pica pica
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
White-bellied Woodpecker Dryocopus javensis
Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata
Common Pheasant Phasianus colchicus
White-naped Crane Antigone vipio
Great Bustard Otis tarda
Fairy Pitta Pitta nympha
Japanese Wood Pigeon Columba janthina
Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus
Black Stork Ciconia nigra
Black-faced Spoonbill Platalea minor
Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus
Oriental Stork Ciconia boyciana
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus
Black-naped Oriole Oriolus chinensis
Black-capped Kingfisher Halcyon pileata
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops
Oriental Dollarbird Eurystomus orientalis
Japanese Waxwing Bombycilla japonica
Chinstrap Penguin Pygoscelis antarcticus
Gentoo Penguin Pygoscelis papua
Oriental Scops Owl Otus sunia
Little Tern Sternula albifrons
Eurasian Skylark Alauda arvensis
Japanese White-eye Zosterops japonicus
Watercock Gallicrex cinerea
Far Eastern Curlew Numenius madagascariensis
Black-tailed Gull Larus crassirostris
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
Chinese Sparrowhawk Accipiter soloensis
Steller's Sea Eagle Haliaeetus pelagicus
Eurasian Eagle-Owl Bubo bubo
Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus
Yellow-rumped Flycatcher Ficedula zanthopygia
Chinese Grosbeak Eophona migratoria
Mew Gull Larus canus
Streaked Shearwater Calonectris leucomelas
Tawny Owl Strix aluco
Pelagic Cormorant Phalacrocorax pelagicus
Japanese Tit Parus minor
Northern Boobook Ninox japonica
South Polar Skua Stercorarius maccormicki
King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus
Adelie Penguin Pygoscelis adeliae
Scaly-sided Merganser Mergus squamatus
Palkachupa Cotinga Phibalura boliviana
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis


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