Bird stamps of Eritrea
White-eyed Gull Ichthyaetus leucophthalmus  1996 Endangered animals Strip White-eyed Gull Ichthyaetus leucophthalmus  1996 Endangered animals Strip White-eyed Gull Ichthyaetus leucophthalmus  1996 Endangered animals Strip White-eyed Gull Ichthyaetus leucophthalmus  1996 Endangered animals Strip
Village Weaver Ploceus cucullatus  1998 Birds Sheet Abyssinian Roller Coracias abyssinicus  1998 Birds Sheet Abyssinian Ground Hornbill Bucorvus abyssinicus  1998 Birds Sheet Lichtenstein's Sandgrouse Pterocles lichtensteinii  1998 Birds Sheet Erckel's Francolin Pternistis erckelii  1998 Birds Sheet Arabian Bustard Ardeotis arabs  1998 Birds Sheet
Chestnut-backed Sparrow-Lark Eremopterix leucotis  1998 Birds Sheet Desert Lark Ammomanes deserti  1998 Birds Sheet Greater Hoopoe-Lark Alaemon alaudipes  1998 Birds Sheet African Darter Anhinga rufa  1998 Birds Sheet White-headed Vulture Trigonoceps occipitalis  1998 Birds Sheet Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus  1998 Birds Sheet
Eastern Yellow-billed Hornbill Tockus flavirostris  1998 Birds Sheet Hooded Vulture Necrosyrtes monachus  1998 Birds Sheet Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris  1998 Birds Sheet Secretarybird Sagittarius serpentarius  1998 Birds Sheet Martial Eagle Polemaetus bellicosus  1998 Birds Sheet Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus  1998 Birds Sheet
Red-billed Quelea Quelea quelea  1998 Birds Sheet Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus  1998 Birds Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops  1998 Birds
Eritrea map

Location: Eastern Africa
Population: 5 million
Climate: hot, dry desert strip along Red Sea coast; cooler and wetter in the central highlands; semiarid in western hills and lowlands
Terrain: dominated by extension of Ethiopian north-south trending highlands, descending on the east to a coastal desert plain, on the northwest to hilly terrain and on the southwest to flat-to-rolling plains

Birds: 566 species, 2 endemic



BIRD SPECIES SHOWN

White-eyed Gull Ichthyaetus leucophthalmus
Village Weaver Ploceus cucullatus
Abyssinian Roller Coracias abyssinicus
Abyssinian Ground Hornbill Bucorvus abyssinicus
Lichtenstein's Sandgrouse Pterocles lichtensteinii
Erckel's Francolin Pternistis erckelii
Arabian Bustard Ardeotis arabs
Chestnut-backed Sparrow-Lark Eremopterix leucotis
Desert Lark Ammomanes deserti
Greater Hoopoe-Lark Alaemon alaudipes
African Darter Anhinga rufa
White-headed Vulture Trigonoceps occipitalis
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus
Eastern Yellow-billed Hornbill Tockus flavirostris
Hooded Vulture Necrosyrtes monachus
Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris
Secretarybird Sagittarius serpentarius
Martial Eagle Polemaetus bellicosus
Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus
Red-billed Quelea Quelea quelea
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops


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