Bird stamps of Finland
Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus  1951 Tuberculosis relief fund Common Crane Grus grus  1951 Tuberculosis relief fund Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia  1951 Tuberculosis relief fund Great Tit Parus major  1952 Tuberculosis relief fund Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata  1952 Tuberculosis relief fund Common Swift Apus apus  1952 Tuberculosis relief fund
Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus  1956 Tuberculosis relief fund Eurasian Eagle-Owl Bubo bubo  1956 Tuberculosis relief fund Mute Swan Cygnus olor  1956 Tuberculosis relief fund Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus  1956 Northern countries day Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus  1956 Northern countries day
Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus  1960 Karelian national festival Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos  1970 Nature conservation year European Herring Gull Larus argentatus  1974 Baltic area marine environmental conference Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica  1975 European security and co-operation conference
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos  1978 Eino Leino Great Tit Parus major  1978 Christmas Great Tit Parus major  1981 Christmas 4v set Eurasian Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula  1981 Christmas 4v set Great Tit Parus major  1982 Christmas 2v set
Razorbill Alca torda  1983 National parks 2v set Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica  1985 European security and co-operation conference Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica  1986 Europa 2v set Hooded Crow Corvus cornix  1987 Ateneum art museum paintings 5v booklet Siberian Jay Perisoreus infaustus  1989 Christmas 2v set
Great Tit Parus major  1991 Birds Booklet Common Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs  1991 Birds Booklet Eurasian Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula  1991 Birds Booklet Eurasian Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula  1991 Christmas 2v set White Wagtail Motacilla alba  1992 Birds Booklet European Robin Erithacus rubecula  1992 Birds Booklet Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus  1992 Birds Booklet Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus  1993 Birds Booklet
Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus  1993 Birds Booklet White-backed Woodpecker Dendrocopos leucotos  1993 Birds Booklet Black-throated Loon Gavia arctica  1993 Water birds Booklet Black-throated Loon Gavia arctica  1993 Water birds Booklet
Common Merganser Mergus merganser  1993 Water birds Booklet Mallard Anas platyrhynchos  1993 Water birds Booklet Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator  1993 Water birds Booklet Eurasian Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula  1994 Christmas 2v set Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago  1996 Shorebirds Sheet
Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus  1996 Shorebirds Sheet Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata  1996 Shorebirds Sheet Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola  1996 Shorebirds Sheet Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus  1996 Shorebirds Sheet Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica  1997 Tokens of affection 8v booklet
Common Tern Sterna hirundo  1997 The archipelagic sea national park Common Crane Grus grus  1997 The Crane Sheet Common Crane Grus grus  1997 The Crane Sheet Common Crane Grus grus  1997 The Crane Sheet Common Crane Grus grus  1997 The Crane Sheet
Common Blackbird Turdus merula  1998 Provincial bird sa Eurasian Eagle-Owl Bubo bubo  1998 Stamp day, owls Sheet Eurasian Eagle-Owl Bubo bubo  1998 Stamp day, owls Sheet Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus  1998 Stamp day, owls Sheet Great Grey Owl Strix nebulosa  1998 Stamp day, owls Sheet
Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus  1998 Stamp day, owls Sheet Bluethroat Luscinia svecica  1999 Bluethroat sa Thrush Nightingale Luscinia luscinia  1999 Nocturnal summer birds Sheet Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus  1999 Nocturnal summer birds Sheet European Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus  1999 Nocturnal summer birds Sheet Corn Crake Crex crex  1999 Nocturnal summer birds Sheet
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris  1999 Nocturnal summer birds Sheet Eurasian Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula  1999 Christmas 3v set White Wagtail Motacilla alba  2000 The Finnish Red Cross: domestic animals 2v set Willow Ptarmigan Lagopus lagopus  2000 Animals sa
Eurasian Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula  2000 Christmas 2v set, sa Eurasian Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula  2000 Christmas Sold with label attached, sa Lesser Spotted Woodpecker Dryobates minor  2001 Woodpeckers Sheet Eurasian Three-toed Woodpecker Picoides tridactylus  2001 Woodpeckers Sheet White-backed Woodpecker Dendrocopos leucotos  2001 Woodpeckers Sheet
Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major  2001 Woodpeckers Sheet Grey-headed Woodpecker Picus canus  2001 Woodpeckers Sheet Black Woodpecker Dryocopus martius  2001 Woodpeckers Sheet Eurasian Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus  2001 Birds sa White Wagtail Motacilla alba  2001 Birds sa
Eurasian Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus  2001 Birds sa Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus  2002 Swan sa Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea  2002 Finnish flag Booklet, sa Common Tern Sterna hirundo  2002 Gulf of Finland 5v booklet
Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus  2003 Provincial birds Strip, sa Eurasian Skylark Alauda arvensis  2003 Provincial birds Strip, sa Siberian Jay Perisoreus infaustus  2003 Provincial birds Strip, sa Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus  2003 Painting by Ferdinand von Wright sa
Eurasian Magpie Pica pica  2003 Summer 6v sheet Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus  2004 Sibelius 3v strip, sa Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica  2004 Swallows 2v set, sa Common House Martin Delichon urbicum  2004 Swallows 2v set, sa
Northern Raven Corvus corax  2004 Woodland animals 6v sheet Great Tit Parus major  2006 Christmas sa Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus  2006 Christmas sa Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica  2008 Rain or sunshine 5v booklet, sa
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos  2010 Autumn 3v sheet, sa Mute Swan Cygnus olor  2012 Autumn dream 5v sheet, sa Great Tit Parus major  2015 Spring sa Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus  2016 Everymans rights 6v booklet, sa
Great Grey Owl Strix nebulosa  2016 Everymans rights 6v booklet, sa Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus  2016 WWF 3v set, sa Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus  2016 WWF 3v set, sa
Greater Roadrunner Geococcyx californianus  2017 Lions International Sheet, sa Huia Heteralocha acutirostris   2017 Lions International Sheet, sa Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus  2017 Silence 3v set, sa Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis  2017 Arktika Sheet, sa
Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca  2017 Arktika Sheet, sa Brant Goose Branta bernicla  2017 Arktika Sheet, sa Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis  2017 Arktika Sheet, sa Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis  2017 Arktika Booklet, sa Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca  2017 Arktika Booklet, sa
Finland map

Location: Northern Europe
Population: 5.2 million
Climate: cold temperate; potentially subarctic, but comparatively mild because of moderating influence of the North Atlantic Current
Terrain: mostly low, flat to rolling plains interspersed with lakes and low hills

Birds: 450 species

Links:
Finland Post postal administration website
Where do you want to go birding today?
Eino Leino - web search
Ateneum Art Museum - web search
Ferdinand von Wright - web search
Jean Sibelius - web search



BIRD SPECIES SHOWN

Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus
Common Crane Grus grus
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
Great Tit Parus major
Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata
Common Swift Apus apus
Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus
Eurasian Eagle-Owl Bubo bubo
Mute Swan Cygnus olor
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus
Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos
European Herring Gull Larus argentatus
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
Eurasian Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula
Razorbill Alca torda
Hooded Crow Corvus cornix
Siberian Jay Perisoreus infaustus
Common Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs
White Wagtail Motacilla alba
European Robin Erithacus rubecula
Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus
Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus
White-backed Woodpecker Dendrocopos leucotos
Black-throated Loon Gavia arctica
Common Merganser Mergus merganser
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator
Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago
Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata
Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola
Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus
Common Tern Sterna hirundo
Common Blackbird Turdus merula
Great Grey Owl Strix nebulosa
Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus
Bluethroat Luscinia svecica
Thrush Nightingale Luscinia luscinia
European Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus
Corn Crake Crex crex
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris
Willow Ptarmigan Lagopus lagopus
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker Dryobates minor
Eurasian Three-toed Woodpecker Picoides tridactylus
Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major
Grey-headed Woodpecker Picus canus
Black Woodpecker Dryocopus martius
Eurasian Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus
Eurasian Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea
Eurasian Skylark Alauda arvensis
Eurasian Magpie Pica pica
Common House Martin Delichon urbicum
Northern Raven Corvus corax
Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus
Greater Roadrunner Geococcyx californianus
Huia Heteralocha acutirostris
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis
Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca
Brant Goose Branta bernicla
Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis


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