Bird stamps of Afghanistan
Arabian Partridge Alectoris melanocephala  1961 Agriculture day 10v set Arabian Partridge Alectoris melanocephala  1961 Agriculture day 10v set Scaly-bellied Woodpecker Picus squamatus  1965 Birds Black-headed Jay Garrulus lanceolatus  1965 Birds Himalayan Monal Lophophorus impejanus  1965 Birds
Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus  1968 Wild birds Eurasian Eagle-Owl Bubo bubo  1968 Wild birds Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus  1968 Wild birds Common Quail Coturnix coturnix  1970 Wild birds Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos  1970 Wild birds
Common Pheasant Phasianus colchicus  1970 Wild birds Chukar Partridge Alectoris chukar  1972 Afghan flora and fauna 4v set Himalayan Monal Lophophorus impejanus  1973 Birds Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus  1973 Birds
Himalayan Snowcock Tetraogallus himalayensis  1973 Birds Indian Spotted Eagle Clanga hastata  1974 Afghan birds Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons  1974 Afghan birds Greylag Goose Anser anser  1974 Afghan birds
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea  1974 Afghan birds Eurasian Coot Fulica atra  1974 Afghan birds Common Crane Grus grus  1974 Afghan birds White Stork Ciconia ciconia  1982 Birds
European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis  1982 Birds Eurasian Magpie Pica pica  1985 Birds European Green Woodpecker Picus viridis  1985 Birds Common Pheasant Phasianus colchicus  1985 Birds Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops  1985 Birds Bluethroat Luscinia svecica  1985 Birds
European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis  1985 Birds Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus  1985 Birds Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa  1985 Birds Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus  1985 Birds Rose-ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri  1985 Birds
Giant Moa Dinornis maximus  1988 Prehistoric animals 7v set Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus  1989 Animals 5v set Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia  1989 Birds Grey-headed Swamphen Porphyrio poliocephalus  1989 Birds Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris  1989 Birds
Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus  1989 Birds Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina  1989 Birds Mute Swan Cygnus olor  1989 Birds Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo  1989 Birds
Afghanistan map

Location: Southern Asia
Population: 32.7 million
Climate: arid to semiarid; cold winters and hot summers
Terrain: mostly rugged mountains; plains in north and southwest

Birds: 499 species



BIRD SPECIES SHOWN

Arabian Partridge Alectoris melanocephala
Scaly-bellied Woodpecker Picus squamatus
Black-headed Jay Garrulus lanceolatus
Himalayan Monal Lophophorus impejanus
Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus
Eurasian Eagle-Owl Bubo bubo
Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus
Common Quail Coturnix coturnix
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos
Common Pheasant Phasianus colchicus
Chukar Partridge Alectoris chukar
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus
Himalayan Snowcock Tetraogallus himalayensis
Indian Spotted Eagle Clanga hastata
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons
Greylag Goose Anser anser
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea
Eurasian Coot Fulica atra
Common Crane Grus grus
White Stork Ciconia ciconia
European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis
Eurasian Magpie Pica pica
European Green Woodpecker Picus viridis
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops
Bluethroat Luscinia svecica
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus
Rose-ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri
Giant Moa Dinornis maximus
Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia
Grey-headed Swamphen Porphyrio poliocephalus
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris
Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus
Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina
Mute Swan Cygnus olor
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo


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