Bird stamps of Turkey
Demoiselle Crane Grus virgo  1959 Air Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica  1959 Air Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica  1959 Air Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus  1967 Air Not identified Not identified
Not identified Not identified Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus  1976 European wetlands conservation year 4v set Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia  1976 Turkish birds European Roller Coracias garrulus  1976 Turkish birds Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus  1976 Turkish birds
Northern Bald Ibis Geronticus eremita  1976 Turkish birds Black Francolin Francolinus francolinus  1979 Wildlife conservation 5v set Great Bustard Otis tarda  1979 Wildlife conservation 5v set Demoiselle Crane Grus virgo  1979 Wildlife conservation 5v set Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus  1992 World environment day
Eurasian Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus  1992 World environment day Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna  1992 World environment day White-throated Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis  1992 World environment day Tawny Owl Strix aluco  1998 World environment day Sheet
Long-eared Owl Asio otus  1998 World environment day Sheet Marbled Duck Marmaronetta angustirostris  1999 World environment day Sheet Krüper's Nuthatch Sitta krueperi  1999 World environment day Sheet Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax  1999 World environment day Sheet
Spur-winged Lapwing Vanellus spinosus  1999 World environment day Sheet Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca  2000 World environment day Sheet European Green Woodpecker Picus viridis  2000 World environment day Sheet White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala  2000 World environment day Sheet
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta  2000 World environment day Sheet Fieldfare Turdus pilaris  2001 World environment day Sheet European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis  2001 World environment day Sheet European Bee-eater Merops apiaster  2001 World environment day Sheet
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops  2001 World environment day Sheet Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus  2003 BJK 4v set Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus  2003 BJK 4v set
Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus  2004 World environment day Sheet Common Buzzard Buteo buteo  2004 World environment day Sheet Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos  2004 World environment day Sheet Black Kite Milvus migrans  2004 World environment day Sheet
Common Firecrest Regulus ignicapilla  2004 Bird definitives Rüppell's Warbler Sylvia ruppeli  2004 Bird definitives Melodious Warbler Hippolais polyglotta  2004 Bird definitives Eurasian Tree Sparrow Passer montanus  2004 Bird definitives
Red-headed Bunting Emberiza bruniceps  2004 Bird definitives Common Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs  2004 Bird definitives Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus  2004 Bird definitives European Robin Erithacus rubecula  2004 Bird definitives Not identified
Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major  2011 Europa 2v set Northern Pintail Anas acuta  2011 World environment day Sheet European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur  2011 World environment day Sheet Common Pheasant Phasianus colchicus  2011 World environment day Sheet
Chukar Partridge Alectoris chukar  2011 World environment day Sheet Demoiselle Crane Grus virgo  2013 Ptt stamp museum 2v set Black-eared Wheatear Oenanthe hispanica  2015 National park Mute Swan Cygnus olor  2015 Definitives 5v set
Great Tit Parus major  2015 Definitives 5v set
Turkey map

Location: southeastern Europe and southwestern Asia
Population: 71.8 million
Climate: temperate; hot, dry summers with mild, wet winters; harsher in interior
Terrain: mostly mountains; narrow coastal plain; high central plateau (Anatolia)

Birds: 490 species. 1 endemic species: Krueper's Nuthatch, on 1999 World environment day
National bird: Redwing

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BIRD SPECIES SHOWN

Demoiselle Crane Grus virgo
Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus
Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia
European Roller Coracias garrulus
Northern Bald Ibis Geronticus eremita
Black Francolin Francolinus francolinus
Great Bustard Otis tarda
Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus
Eurasian Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna
White-throated Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis
Tawny Owl Strix aluco
Long-eared Owl Asio otus
Marbled Duck Marmaronetta angustirostris
Krüper's Nuthatch Sitta krueperi
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax
Spur-winged Lapwing Vanellus spinosus
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca
European Green Woodpecker Picus viridis
White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta
Fieldfare Turdus pilaris
European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis
European Bee-eater Merops apiaster
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops
Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Common Buzzard Buteo buteo
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos
Black Kite Milvus migrans
Common Firecrest Regulus ignicapilla
Rüppell's Warbler Sylvia ruppeli
Melodious Warbler Hippolais polyglotta
Eurasian Tree Sparrow Passer montanus
Red-headed Bunting Emberiza bruniceps
Common Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs
Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus
European Robin Erithacus rubecula
Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major
Northern Pintail Anas acuta
European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur
Common Pheasant Phasianus colchicus
Chukar Partridge Alectoris chukar
Black-eared Wheatear Oenanthe hispanica
Mute Swan Cygnus olor
Great Tit Parus major


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