Bird stamps of Biafra
Splendid Sunbird Cinnyris coccinigastrus  1968 Overprint SOVEREIGN BIAFRA on Nigeria 1966.02-03 Saddle-billed Stork Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis  1968 Overprint SOVEREIGN BIAFRA on Nigeria 1966.02-03 Grey Parrot Psittacus erithacus  1968 Overprint SOVEREIGN BIAFRA on Nigeria 1966.02-03 Grey Crowned Crane Balearica regulorum  1968 Overprint SOVEREIGN BIAFRA on Nigeria 1966.02-03
Red-headed Malimbe Malimbus rubricollis  1968 Overprint SOVEREIGN BIAFRA on Nigeria 1966.01-02 Village Weaver Ploceus cucullatus  1968 Overprint SOVEREIGN BIAFRA on Nigeria 1966.01-02 Blue-breasted Kingfisher Halcyon malimbica  1968 Overprint SOVEREIGN BIAFRA on Nigeria 1966.01-02
Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis  1968 Overprint SOVEREIGN BIAFRA on Nigeria 1966.01-02
Biafra map

Location: Western Africa
Status: No longer a stamp-issuing entity. Biafra was a proclaimed independent repuplic in the eastern region of Nigeria 1967-1970.



BIRD SPECIES SHOWN

Splendid Sunbird Cinnyris coccinigastrus
Saddle-billed Stork Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis
Grey Parrot Psittacus erithacus
Grey Crowned Crane Balearica regulorum
Red-headed Malimbe Malimbus rubricollis
Village Weaver Ploceus cucullatus
Blue-breasted Kingfisher Halcyon malimbica
Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis


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