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Benin
Bird stamps from Benin

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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name

1978.01   05.10.1978   Domestic poultry   4v set   
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    60f     8     Helmeted Guineafowl     Numida meleagris     

1978.02   01.11.1978   Philexafrique      
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    100f     13     Red-breasted Merganser     Mergus serrator     
    100f     13     African Pygmy Goose     Nettapus auritus     Dahomey 1966.01

1979.01   08.06.1979   Philexafrique      
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    15f     145     Fiery-breasted Bushshrike     Malaconotus cruentus     

1982.01   01.09.1982   Birds      
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    5f     90     Laughing Kookaburra     Dacelo novaeguineae     
    10f     221     Bluethroat     Luscinia svecica     
    15f     187     Barn Swallow     Hirundo rustica     
    20f     90     Woodland Kingfisher     Halcyon senegalensis     
    and     227     Village Weaver     Ploceus cucullatus     
    30f     196     Eurasian Reed Warbler     Acrocephalus scirpaceus     
    60f               Not identified     
    80f     80     Spotted Eagle-Owl     Bubo africanus     
    100f     106     Sulphur-crested Cockatoo     Cacatua galerita     

1985.01   17.10.1985   Audubon      
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    150f     53     Parasitic Jaeger     Stercorarius parasiticus     
    300f     40     Eurasian Oystercatcher     Haematopus ostralegus     

1986.01   
  Surcharge      
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    75f     145     Fiery-breasted Bushshrike     Malaconotus cruentus     Dahomey 1966.01
    75f     88     Broad-billed Roller     Eurystomus glaucurus     Dahomey 1967.01
    90f     24     African Emerald Cuckoo     Chrysococcyx cupreus     Dahomey 1967.01

1986.02   
  Surcharge on Dahomey 1966.01      
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    150f     218     Emerald Starling     Lamprotornis iris     

1987.01   28.04.1987   Surcharge on Dahomey 1966.01      
    50f     218     Emerald Starling     Lamprotornis iris     

1989.01   30.01.1989   WWF      
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    10f     52     Roseate Tern     Sterna dougallii     
    15f     52     Roseate Tern     Sterna dougallii     
    50f     52     Roseate Tern     Sterna dougallii     
    125f     52     Roseate Tern     Sterna dougallii     

1993.01   24.05.1993   Possotome artesian well      
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    125f     88     Blue-throated Roller     Eurystomus gularis     

1994.01   
  Surcharge on Dahomey 1966.01      
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    135f     13     African Pygmy Goose     Nettapus auritus     

1994.02   
  Surcharge on Dahomey 1966.01      
    200f     145     Fiery-breasted Bushshrike     Malaconotus cruentus     

1995.01   
  Surcharge on Dahomey 1966.01      
    200f     218     Emerald Starling     Lamprotornis iris     

1995.02   28.08.1995   Birds and their young      
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    40f     234     Hawfinch     Coccothraustes coccothraustes     
    50f     27     Spotted Dove     Spilopelia chinensis     
    75f     104     Peregrine Falcon     Falco peregrinus     
    100f     247     Blackburnian Warbler     Setophaga fusca     
    135f     52     Black-headed Gull     Chroicocephalus ridibundus     
    200f     73     Great White Pelican     Pelecanus onocrotalus     

1996.01   10.09.1996   Birds      
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    40f     102     Ivory-billed Woodpecker     Campephilus principalis     
    50f     171     Grey-necked Rockfowl     Picathartes oreas     
    75f     105     Kakapo     Strigops habroptila     
    100f     107     Puerto Rican Amazon     Amazona vittata     
    135f     69     Crested Ibis     Nipponia nippon     
    200f     75     California Condor     Gymnogyps californianus     

1996.02   10.09.1996   Birds      
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    1000f     169     Blue Bird-of-paradise     Paradisaea rudolphi     MS

1997.01   30.07.1997   Song birds      
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    135f     234     Eurasian Bullfinch     Pyrrhula pyrrhula     
    150f     234     Eurasian Siskin     Spinus spinus     
    200f     220     Ring Ouzel     Turdus torquatus     
    270f     181     European Crested Tit     Lophophanes cristatus     
    300f     165     Spotted Nutcracker     Nucifraga caryocatactes     
    400f     221     Common Nightingale     Luscinia megarhynchos     

1997.02   30.07.1997   Song birds      
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    1000f     232     Western Yellow Wagtail     Motacilla flava     MS

1997.03   
  Overprint Republique du Benin      
    15f     145     Fiery-breasted Bushshrike     Malaconotus cruentus     1979.01
    100f     13     Red-breasted Merganser     Mergus serrator     1978.02
    100f     13     African Pygmy Goose     Nettapus auritus     1978.02

1999.01   30.01.1999   Birds      
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    135f     228     Gouldian Finch     Erythrura gouldiae     
    150f     250     Saffron Finch     Sicalis flaveola     
    200f     227     Red-billed Quelea     Quelea quelea     
    270f     227     Yellow-crowned Bishop     Euplectes afer     
    300f     250     Red-crested Cardinal     Paroaria coronata     
    400f     237     Golden-breasted Bunting     Emberiza flaviventris     

1999.02   30.01.1999   Birds      
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    1000f     228     Green Twinspot     Mandingoa nitidula     MS

1999.03   07.12.1999   Birds      
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    135f     228     Locust Finch     Paludipasser locustella     
    150f     228     Swee Waxbill     Coccopygia melanotis     
    200f     228     Green-winged Pytilia     Pytilia melba     
    270f     228     Red-cheeked Cordon-bleu     Uraeginthus bengalus     
    300f     227     Southern Red Bishop     Euplectes orix     
    400f     227     Village Weaver     Ploceus cucullatus     

1999.04   07.12.1999   Birds      
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    1000f     229     Long-tailed Paradise Whydah     Vidua paradisaea     MS

2000.01   
  Surcharge      
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    135f     234     Hawfinch     Coccothraustes coccothraustes     1995.02
    150f     104     Peregrine Falcon     Falco peregrinus     1995.02
    150f     105     Kakapo     Strigops habroptila     1996.01
    150f     181     European Crested Tit     Lophophanes cristatus     1997.01
    150f     227     Yellow-crowned Bishop     Euplectes afer     1999.01

2005.01   
  Surcharge      
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    175f     181     European Crested Tit     Lophophanes cristatus     1997.01
    175f     227     Yellow-crowned Bishop     Euplectes afer     1999.01

2007.01   
  Surcharge      
    250f     24     African Emerald Cuckoo     Chrysococcyx cupreus     Dahomey 1967.01
    500f     88     Broad-billed Roller     Eurystomus glaucurus     Dahomey 1967.01

2008.01   
  Surcharge      
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    200f     145     Fiery-breasted Bushshrike     Malaconotus cruentus     Dahomey 1966.01

2015.01   
  Owls and mushrooms   3v sheet   
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    600f     80     Burrowing Owl     Athene cunicularia     
    1200f     80     Papuan Hawk-Owl     Uroglaux dimorpha     

2015.02   
  Owls and mushrooms      
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    3000f     80     Burrowing Owl     Athene cunicularia     MS