Bird stamps of France
European Herring Gull Larus argentatus  1947 UPU congress 5v set Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica  1949 International telephone and telegraph congress Rock Dove Columba livia  1957 Pigeon-fanciers
Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica  1960 Nature protection European Bee-eater Merops apiaster  1960 Nature protection Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus  1960 Bird migration Eurasian Teal Anas crecca  1960 Bird migration
Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus  1970 Nature conservation year King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus  1972 Crozet Islands and Kerguelen Eurasian Eagle-Owl Bubo bubo  1972 Nature conservation 2v set White Stork Ciconia ciconia  1973 Nature conservation 2v set Little Egret Egretta garzetta  1975 Nature conservation
Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus  1978 Nature conservation 2v set White Stork Ciconia ciconia  1978 World gymnastics championships Grey Heron Ardea cinerea  1981 Conservation of littoral regions Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus  1984 Birds of prey Short-toed Snake Eagle Circaetus gallicus  1984 Birds of prey
Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus  1984 Birds of prey Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus  1984 Birds of prey Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis  1991 Nature 4v set Smew Mergellus albellus  1993 Ducks Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca  1993 Ducks
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna  1993 Ducks Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator  1993 Ducks Band-tailed Pigeon Patagioenas fasciata  1995 Audubon p 12¾x12¼ Snowy Egret Egretta thula  1995 Audubon p 12¾x12¼ Common Tern Sterna hirundo  1995 Audubon p 12¾x12¼
Rough-legged Buzzard Buteo lagopus  1995 Audubon p 12¾x12¼ Band-tailed Pigeon Patagioenas fasciata  1995 Audubon Sheet, p 13¼ Snowy Egret Egretta thula  1995 Audubon Sheet, p 13¼ Common Tern Sterna hirundo  1995 Audubon Sheet, p 13¼ Rough-legged Buzzard Buteo lagopus  1995 Audubon Sheet, p 13¼
Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus  1996 Mercantour national park 3v set Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos  1997 National parks: Ecrins, Port Cros Yelkouan Shearwater Puffinus yelkouan  1997 National parks: Ecrins, Port Cros Horned Puffin Fratercula corniculata  1998 50th anniversary of world conservation
Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus  1999 Europa, La Camargue Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis  2000 Threatened birds Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni  2000 Threatened birds Blue-headed Hummingbird Cyanophaia bicolor  2003 Birds from the overseas territories
Purple-throated Carib Eulampis jugularis  2003 Birds from the overseas territories Channel-billed Toucan Ramphastos vitellinus  2003 Birds from the overseas territories Mascarene Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone bourbonnensis  2003 Birds from the overseas territories Blue-headed Hummingbird Cyanophaia bicolor  2003 Birds from the overseas territories Sheet
Purple-throated Carib Eulampis jugularis  2003 Birds from the overseas territories Sheet Channel-billed Toucan Ramphastos vitellinus  2003 Birds from the overseas territories Sheet Mascarene Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone bourbonnensis  2003 Birds from the overseas territories Sheet White Stork Ciconia ciconia  2003 Region portraits 10v sheet
White Stork Ciconia ciconia  2003 Region portraits 10v prestige booklet Rock Dove Columba livia  2003 Parks and gardens 2v sheet European Robin Erithacus rubecula  2003 Greetings 2v set European Robin Erithacus rubecula  2003 Greetings Booklet, sa
European Robin Erithacus rubecula  2003 Greetings Rock Dove Columba livia  2004 Le salon du timbre 2004 4v sheet Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica  2005 Environment protection
Barau's Petrel Pterodroma baraui  2007 Protected fauna in the overseas territories 4v set Barau's Petrel Pterodroma baraui  2007 Protected fauna in the overseas territories 4v sheet Grey Heron Ardea cinerea  2008 Coronellis globes Grey Heron Ardea cinerea  2008 Coronellis globes
Phororhacos Phororhacus sp  2008 Prehistoric animals 4v set Phororhacos Phororhacus sp  2008 Prehistoric animals 4v sheet European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis  2009 Works of art 12v booklet, sa Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica  2009 Works of art 12v booklet, sa
Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus  2009 Works of art 12v booklet, sa Eurasian Wren Troglodytes troglodytes  2009 Works of art 12v booklet, sa Wandering Albatross Diomedea exulans  2009 Preserve the polar regions Sheet Emperor Penguin Aptenodytes forsteri  2009 Preserve the polar regions Sheet
California Condor Gymnogyps californianus  2009 Endangered wildlife 4v set California Condor Gymnogyps californianus  2009 Endangered wildlife 4v sheet Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus  2010 Stamp day 10v booklet, sa Keel-billed Toucan Ramphastos sulfuratus  2010 Soyouz in French Guiana
Keel-billed Toucan Ramphastos sulfuratus  2010 Soyouz in French Guiana sa Mute Swan Cygnus olor  2011 Angers Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes  2011 Europa Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes  2011 Europa sa
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra  2011 Discovery of Clipperton Island Adelie Penguin Pygoscelis adeliae  2011 Overseas departments 12v booklet, sa Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax  2012 LPO centenary Sheet Bluethroat Luscinia svecica  2012 LPO centenary Sheet
Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus  2012 LPO centenary Sheet Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica  2012 LPO centenary Sheet Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica  2012 LPO centenary sa Mute Swan Cygnus olor  2013 André Le Nôtre 2v sheet (95x110 mm) Mute Swan Cygnus olor  2013 André Le Nôtre 2v sheet (200x95 mm)
European Robin Erithacus rubecula  2013 The little joys 12v booklet, sa Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis  2013 UNESCO Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus  2014 Paris Zoo
Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus  2014 Paris Zoo Hyacinth Macaw Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus  2014 UNESCO Hyacinth Macaw Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus  2015 Animals are watching us 12v booklet, sa
Southern White-faced Owl Ptilopsis granti  2015 Animals are watching us 12v booklet, sa White-throated Toucan Ramphastos tucanus  2015 Animals are watching us 12v booklet, sa Secretarybird Sagittarius serpentarius  2015 Animals are watching us 12v booklet, sa Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus  2015 Animals are watching us 12v booklet, sa
Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus  2015 Animals are watching us 12v booklet, sa White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus  2015 Landing on Mauritius European Robin Erithacus rubecula  2015 Expressions 12v booklet, sa Grey Crowned Crane Balearica regulorum  2015 Expressions 12v booklet, sa
Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus  2015 Expressions 12v booklet, sa Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis  2015 UNESCO Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus  2015 French cocks Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus  2015 French cocks 4v sheet Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus  2015 French cocks 2v sheet
Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus  2016 French cocks 12v booklet, sa Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus  2016 Maquis Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis  2016 Bievre
Emperor Penguin Aptenodytes forsteri  2017 Jean-Babtiste Charcot Gentoo Penguin Pygoscelis papua  2017 Jean-Babtiste Charcot
Snow Petrel Pagodroma nivea  2017 Jean-Babtiste Charcot Emperor Penguin Aptenodytes forsteri  2017 Jean-Babtiste Charcot
Gentoo Penguin Pygoscelis papua  2017 Jean-Babtiste Charcot Snow Petrel Pagodroma nivea  2017 Jean-Babtiste Charcot
France map

Location: Western Europe
Population: 64 million
Climate: generally cool winters and mild summers, but mild winters and hot summers along the Mediterranean
Terrain: mostly flat plains or gently rolling hills in north and west; remainder is mountainous, especially Pyrenees in south, Alps in east

Birds: 479 species

Links:
La Poste postal administration website
Where do you want to go birding today?
Mercantour national park - web search -  image search -  map search
Ecrins - web search -  image search -  map search
Port Cros - web search -  image search -  map search
Camargue - web search -  image search -  map search
Coronelli - web search



BIRD SPECIES SHOWN

European Herring Gull Larus argentatus
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
Rock Dove Columba livia
Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica
European Bee-eater Merops apiaster
Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus
Eurasian Teal Anas crecca
Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus
King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus
Eurasian Eagle-Owl Bubo bubo
White Stork Ciconia ciconia
Little Egret Egretta garzetta
Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea
Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus
Short-toed Snake Eagle Circaetus gallicus
Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis
Smew Mergellus albellus
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator
Band-tailed Pigeon Patagioenas fasciata
Snowy Egret Egretta thula
Common Tern Sterna hirundo
Rough-legged Buzzard Buteo lagopus
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos
Yelkouan Shearwater Puffinus yelkouan
Horned Puffin Fratercula corniculata
Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni
Blue-headed Hummingbird Cyanophaia bicolor
Purple-throated Carib Eulampis jugularis
Channel-billed Toucan Ramphastos vitellinus
Mascarene Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone bourbonnensis
European Robin Erithacus rubecula
Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica
Barau's Petrel Pterodroma baraui
Phororhacos Phororhacus sp
European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis
Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus
Eurasian Wren Troglodytes troglodytes
Wandering Albatross Diomedea exulans
Emperor Penguin Aptenodytes forsteri
California Condor Gymnogyps californianus
Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus
Keel-billed Toucan Ramphastos sulfuratus
Mute Swan Cygnus olor
Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra
Adelie Penguin Pygoscelis adeliae
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax
Bluethroat Luscinia svecica
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis
Hyacinth Macaw Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus
Southern White-faced Owl Ptilopsis granti
White-throated Toucan Ramphastos tucanus
Secretarybird Sagittarius serpentarius
Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus
Grey Crowned Crane Balearica regulorum
Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus
Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Gentoo Penguin Pygoscelis papua
Snow Petrel Pagodroma nivea


width="31" height="31" border="0" alt="Home">