Bird stamps of Cyprus (Turkish)
European Bee-eater Merops apiaster  1983 Birds of Cyprus Sheet European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis  1983 Birds of Cyprus Sheet European Robin Erithacus rubecula  1983 Birds of Cyprus Sheet Eurasian Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus  1983 Birds of Cyprus Sheet
Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus  1986 Europa 2v sheet Chukar Partridge Alectoris chukar  1989 Wildlife 4v set Black Francolin Francolinus francolinus  1989 Wildlife 4v set Song Thrush Turdus philomelos  1990 WWF
Eurasian Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla  1990 WWF Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros  1990 WWF Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita  1990 WWF Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros  1995 Surcharge on 1990.01 Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos  1997 Birds of prey Eleonora's Falcon Falco eleonorae  1997 Birds of prey
Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus  1997 Birds of prey European Honey Buzzard Pernis apivorus  1997 Birds of prey Cyprus Wheatear Oenanthe cypriaca  2003 Birds Finsch's Wheatear Oenanthe finschii  2003 Birds
Cyprus Warbler Sylvia melanothorax  2003 Birds Finsch's Wheatear Oenanthe finschii  2003 Birds Pygmy Cormorant Microcarbo pygmeus  2003 Birds Finsch's Wheatear Oenanthe finschii  2003 Birds Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus  2003 Birds
Finsch's Wheatear Oenanthe finschii  2003 Birds Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus  2006 Birds Mallard Anas platyrhynchos  2006 Birds Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis  2006 Birds Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus  2006 Birds Rock Dove Columba livia  2007 Post delivery 4v set
Audouin's Gull Ichthyaetus audouinii  2010 World environment day Mediterranean Gull Ichthyaetus melanocephalus  2010 World environment day Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus  2010 World environment day Slender-billed Gull Chroicocephalus genei  2010 World environment day
European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis  2012 Europa Audouin's Gull Ichthyaetus audouinii  2012 Europa Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops  2013 Flora and fauna 3v set
Cyprus map

Location: Middle East, island in the Mediterranean Sea, south of Turkey
Population: 792,000 (Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot)
Climate: temperate, Mediterranean with hot, dry summers and cool, winters
Terrain: central plain with mountains to north and south; scattered but significant plains along southern coast

Birds: 373 species

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BIRD SPECIES SHOWN

European Bee-eater Merops apiaster
European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis
European Robin Erithacus rubecula
Eurasian Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus
Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus
Chukar Partridge Alectoris chukar
Black Francolin Francolinus francolinus
Song Thrush Turdus philomelos
Eurasian Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla
Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros
Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos
Eleonora's Falcon Falco eleonorae
Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus
European Honey Buzzard Pernis apivorus
Cyprus Wheatear Oenanthe cypriaca
Finsch's Wheatear Oenanthe finschii
Cyprus Warbler Sylvia melanothorax
Pygmy Cormorant Microcarbo pygmeus
Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus
Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus
Rock Dove Columba livia
Audouin's Gull Ichthyaetus audouinii
Mediterranean Gull Ichthyaetus melanocephalus
Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus
Slender-billed Gull Chroicocephalus genei
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops


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