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1966.01   30.09.1966   Overprint REPUBLIC OF BOTSWANA on Bechuanaland 1961.01      
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    1c     161     African Golden Oriole     Oriolus auratus     
    2c     84     African Hoopoe     Upupa africana     
    2c     225     Scarlet-chested Sunbird     Chalcomitra senegalensis     
    3c     227     Yellow Bishop     Euplectes capensis     
    5c     93     Swallow-tailed Bee-eater     Merops hirundineus     
    7c     87     African Grey Hornbill     Lophoceros nasutus     
    10c     227     Red-headed Weaver     Anaplectes rubriceps     
    12c     90     Brown-hooded Kingfisher     Halcyon albiventris     

1967.01   03.01.1967   Birds      
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    1c     161     Eurasian Golden Oriole     Oriolus oriolus     
    2c     84     African Hoopoe     Upupa africana     
    3c     220     Groundscraper Thrush     Turdus litsitsirupa     
    4c     228     Blue Waxbill     Uraeginthus angolensis     
    5c     76     Secretarybird     Sagittarius serpentarius     
    7c     87     Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill     Tockus leucomelas     
    10c     145     Crimson-breasted Shrike     Laniarius atrococcineus     
    15c     90     Malachite Kingfisher     Corythornis cristatus     
    20c     78     African Fish Eagle     Haliaeetus vocifer     
    25c     22     Grey Go-away-bird     Corythaixoides concolor     
    35c     85     Common Scimitarbill     Rhinopomastus cyanomelas     
    50c     13     Knob-billed Duck     Sarkidiornis melanotos     
    1r     100     Crested Barbet     Trachyphonus vaillantii     
    2r     24     Diederik Cuckoo     Chrysococcyx caprius     

1975.01   23.06.1975   Rock paintings, Tsodilo Hills   4v set   
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    4c     1     Common Ostrich     Struthio camelus     

1978.01   03.07.1978   Birds      
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    1t     23     Northern Black Korhaan     Afrotis afraoides     
    2t     64     Marabou Stork     Leptoptilos crumenifer     
    3t     85     Green Wood Hoopoe     Phoeniculus purpureus     
    4t     93     Southern Carmine Bee-eater     Merops nubicoides     
    5t     46     African Jacana     Actophilornis africanus     
    7t     164     African Paradise Flycatcher     Terpsiphone viridis     
    10t     102     Bennett's Woodpecker     Campethera bennettii     
    15t     227     Southern Red Bishop     Euplectes orix     
    20t     43     Crowned Lapwing     Vanellus coronatus     
    25t     90     Giant Kingfisher     Megaceryle maxima     
    30t     13     White-faced Whistling Duck     Dendrocygna viduata     
    35t     70     Striated Heron     Butorides striata     
    45t     70     Black-headed Heron     Ardea melanocephala     
    50t     80     Spotted Eagle-Owl     Bubo africanus     
    1p     78     Gabar Goshawk     Micronisus gabar     
    2p     78     Martial Eagle     Polemaetus bellicosus     
    5p     64     Saddle-billed Stork     Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis     

1979.01   27.08.1979   Sir Rowland Hill, stamp on stamp   3v set   1967.01
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    45t     84     African Hoopoe     Upupa africana     

1980.01   06.10.1980   World tourism conference      
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    5t     35     Lesser Flamingo     Phoeniconaias minor     

1981.01   01.09.1981   Surcharge on 1978.01      
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    25t     70     Striated Heron     Butorides striata     
    30t     102     Bennett's Woodpecker     Campethera bennettii     

1982.01   01.07.1982   Birds      
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    1t     227     Southern Masked Weaver     Ploceus velatus     
    2t     225     Eastern Miombo Sunbird     Cinnyris manoensis     
    3t     93     White-fronted Bee-eater     Merops bullockoides     
    4t     1     Common Ostrich     Struthio camelus     
    5t     52     Grey-headed Gull     Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus     
    6t     13     African Pygmy Goose     Nettapus auritus     
    7t     70     Western Cattle Egret     Bubulcus ibis     
    8t     104     Lanner Falcon     Falco biarmicus     
    10t     64     Yellow-billed Stork     Mycteria ibis     
    15t     13     Red-billed Teal     Anas erythrorhyncha     
    20t     79     Western Barn Owl     Tyto alba     
    25t     71     Hamerkop     Scopus umbretta     
    30t     42     Black-winged Stilt     Himantopus himantopus     
    35t     43     Blacksmith Lapwing     Vanellus armatus     
    45t     43     African Wattled Lapwing     Vanellus senegallus     
    50t     8     Helmeted Guineafowl     Numida meleagris     
    1p     78     Cape Vulture     Gyps coprotheres     
    2p     78     Augur Buzzard     Buteo augur     

1983.01   19.04.1983   Endangered species   4v set   
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    7t     32     Wattled Crane     Grus carunculata     

1987.01   01.04.1987   Surcharge on 1982.01      
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    3t     13     African Pygmy Goose     Nettapus auritus     
    5t     64     Yellow-billed Stork     Mycteria ibis     
    20t     8     Helmeted Guineafowl     Numida meleagris     

1987.02   03.08.1987   Animals   20v set   
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    12t     70     Western Cattle Egret     Bubulcus ibis     

1989.01   05.07.1989   Red-throated Heron      
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    8t     70     Slaty Egret     Egretta vinaceigula     
    15t     70     Slaty Egret     Egretta vinaceigula     
    30t     70     Slaty Egret     Egretta vinaceigula     
    60t     70     Slaty Egret     Egretta vinaceigula     

1989.02   05.07.1989   Red-throated Heron   Sheet   1989.01
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    8t     70     Slaty Egret     Egretta vinaceigula     
    15t     70     Slaty Egret     Egretta vinaceigula     
    30t     70     Slaty Egret     Egretta vinaceigula     
    60t     70     Slaty Egret     Egretta vinaceigula     

1990.01   27.04.1990   Surcharge on 1987.02      
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    50t     70     Western Cattle Egret     Bubulcus ibis     

1991.01   30.09.1991   African tourism year   4v set   
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    15t     13     White-faced Whistling Duck     Dendrocygna viduata     
    35t     78     African Fish Eagle     Haliaeetus vocifer     
    2p     13     White-faced Whistling Duck     Dendrocygna viduata     = 15t + 35t
    and     78     African Fish Eagle     Haliaeetus vocifer     

1992.01   09.03.1992   Surcharge on 1987.02      
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    8t     70     Western Cattle Egret     Bubulcus ibis     
    10t     70     Western Cattle Egret     Bubulcus ibis     

1993.01   30.08.1993   Endangered eagles      
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    10t     78     Long-crested Eagle     Lophaetus occipitalis     
    25t     78     Black-chested Snake Eagle     Circaetus pectoralis     
    50t     78     Bateleur     Terathopius ecaudatus     
    1.50p     76     Secretarybird     Sagittarius serpentarius     

1994.01   26.09.1994   Environment protection   4v set   
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    10t     35     Lesser Flamingo     Phoeniconaias minor     

1995.01   06.11.1995   WWF   4v strip   
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    80t     1     Common Ostrich     Struthio camelus     Egg

1997.01   04.08.1997   Birds      
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    5t     80     Pel's Fishing Owl     Scotopelia peli     
    10t     78     African Harrier-Hawk     Polyboroides typus     
    15t     107     Meyer's Parrot     Poicephalus meyeri     
    20t     10     Harlequin Quail     Coturnix delegorguei     
    25t     225     Marico Sunbird     Cinnyris mariquensis     
    30t     220     Kurrichane Thrush     Turdus libonyana     
    40t     228     Red-headed Finch     Amadina erythrocephala     
    50t     227     Red-billed Buffalo Weaver     Bubalornis niger     
    60t     69     African Sacred Ibis     Threskiornis aethiopicus     
    70t     13     Cape Shoveler     Spatula smithii     
    80t     101     Greater Honeyguide     Indicator indicator     
    1p     90     Woodland Kingfisher     Halcyon senegalensis     
    1.25p     70     Purple Heron     Ardea purpurea     
    1.50p     219     Yellow-billed Oxpecker     Buphagus africanus     
    2p     229     Shaft-tailed Whydah     Vidua regia     
    2.50p     64     White Stork     Ciconia ciconia     
    5p     78     Ovambo Sparrowhawk     Accipiter ovampensis     
    10p     30     Spotted Crake     Porzana porzana     

2000.01   05.04.2000   Scenic rivers   4v set   
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    35t     64     Saddle-billed Stork     Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis     
    2p     52     African Skimmer     Rynchops flavirostris     

2000.02   06.12.2000   Okawango delta   5v set   
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    1.75p     32     Wattled Crane     Grus carunculata     
    2p     80     Pel's Fishing Owl     Scotopelia peli     

2000.03   06.12.2000   Okawango delta   5v sheet   2000.02
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    1.75p     32     Wattled Crane     Grus carunculata     
    2p     80     Pel's Fishing Owl     Scotopelia peli     

2001.01   01.02.2001   Hong Kong 2001   5v sheet   2000.03
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    1.75p     32     Wattled Crane     Grus carunculata     
    2p     80     Pel's Fishing Owl     Scotopelia peli     

2001.02   12.05.2001   Kgalagadi transfrontier park   4v set   
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    35t     104     Pygmy Falcon     Polihierax semitorquatus     
    and     227     Sociable Weaver     Philetairus socius     

2001.03   12.12.2001   Chobe river   5v set   
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    50t     93     Southern Carmine Bee-eater     Merops nubicoides     

2001.04   12.12.2001   Chobe river   5v sheet   2001.03
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    50t     93     Southern Carmine Bee-eater     Merops nubicoides     

2002.01   18.12.2002   Makgadikgadi pans   5v set   
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    2.50p     73     Great White Pelican     Pelecanus onocrotalus     
    and     35     Greater Flamingo     Phoenicopterus roseus     
    2.75p     35     Greater Flamingo     Phoenicopterus roseus     
    and     73     Great White Pelican     Pelecanus onocrotalus     
    3.30p     73     Great White Pelican     Pelecanus onocrotalus     
    and     35     Greater Flamingo     Phoenicopterus roseus     

2002.02   18.12.2002   Makgadikgadi pans   5v sheet   2002.01
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    2.50p     73     Great White Pelican     Pelecanus onocrotalus     
    and     35     Greater Flamingo     Phoenicopterus roseus     
    2.75p     35     Greater Flamingo     Phoenicopterus roseus     
    and     73     Great White Pelican     Pelecanus onocrotalus     
    3.30p     73     Great White Pelican     Pelecanus onocrotalus     
    and     35     Greater Flamingo     Phoenicopterus roseus     

2003.01   23.12.2003   Limpopo river   5v set   
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    1.45p     78     Verreaux's Eagle     Aquila verreauxii     
    2.50p     1     Common Ostrich     Struthio camelus     

2003.02   23.12.2003   Limpopo river   5v sheet   2003.01
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    1.45p     78     Verreaux's Eagle     Aquila verreauxii     
    2.50p     1     Common Ostrich     Struthio camelus     

2004.01   11.10.2004   SAPOA   Sheet   
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    40t     104     Peregrine Falcon     Falco peregrinus     
    50t     78     African Fish Eagle     Haliaeetus vocifer     
    60t     78     African Fish Eagle     Haliaeetus vocifer     
    70t     83     Bar-tailed Trogon     Apaloderma vittatum     
    80t     22     Purple-crested Turaco     Tauraco porphyreolophus     
    1p     78     African Fish Eagle     Haliaeetus vocifer     
    2p     32     Blue Crane     Grus paradisea     
    5p     70     Western Cattle Egret     Bubulcus ibis     

2004.02   11.10.2004   SAPOA      2004.01
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2005.01   25.10.2005   WWF   4v set   
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    80t     27     Ring-necked Dove     Streptopelia capicola     

2005.02   25.10.2005   WWF   Sheet with 2 sets   2005.01
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    80t     27     Ring-necked Dove     Streptopelia capicola     

2005.03   20.12.2005   Christmas      
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    80t     27     Laughing Dove     Spilopelia senegalensis     
    2.10p     27     Red-eyed Dove     Streptopelia semitorquata     
    3.90p     27     Namaqua Dove     Oena capensis     
    4.70p     27     African Green Pigeon     Treron calvus     

2007.01   13.03.2007   Kingfishers      
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    1.10p     90     Pied Kingfisher     Ceryle rudis     
    2.60p     90     Malachite Kingfisher     Corythornis cristatus     
    4.10p     90     Woodland Kingfisher     Halcyon senegalensis     
    4.90p     90     Brown-hooded Kingfisher     Halcyon albiventris     

2007.02   09.10.2007   SAPOA   5v sheet   
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    4.90p     219     Yellow-billed Oxpecker     Buphagus africanus     

2007.03   13.10.2007   University of Botswana   4v set   
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    4.10p     46     African Jacana     Actophilornis africanus     

2009.01   05.06.2009   Threatened birds      
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    1.10p     35     Lesser Flamingo     Phoeniconaias minor     
    2.60p     32     Grey Crowned Crane     Balearica regulorum     
    4.10p     32     Wattled Crane     Grus carunculata     
    4.90p     32     Blue Crane     Grus paradisea     

2010.01   01.12.2010   Nocturnal animals   6v set   
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    4.10p     80     Pearl-spotted Owlet     Glaucidium perlatum     

2010.02   01.12.2010   Nocturnal animals   6v sheet   2010.01
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    4.10p     80     Pearl-spotted Owlet     Glaucidium perlatum     

2011.01   
  Definitive, surcharge      1997.01
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    7.30p     220     Kurrichane Thrush     Turdus libonyana     

2014.01   13.05.2014   Birds      
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    *     228     Blue Waxbill     Uraeginthus angolensis     
    *     227     Southern Red Bishop     Euplectes orix     
    *     164     African Paradise Flycatcher     Terpsiphone viridis     
    10t     10     Harlequin Quail     Coturnix delegorguei     
    20t     26     Burchell's Sandgrouse     Pterocles burchelli     
    50t     30     African Swamphen     Porphyrio madagascariensis     
    1p     42     Pied Avocet     Recurvirostra avosetta     
    2p     23     Kori Bustard     Ardeotis kori     
    3p     69     African Spoonbill     Platalea alba     
    5p     52     African Skimmer     Rynchops flavirostris     
    10p     76     Secretarybird     Sagittarius serpentarius     
    20p     87     Bradfield's Hornbill     Lophoceros bradfieldi     
    30p     80     Spotted Eagle-Owl     Bubo africanus     
    50p     227     Southern Red Bishop     Euplectes orix     

2015.01   10.03.2015   Okavango   4v set   
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    5.40p     32     Wattled Crane     Grus carunculata     
    and     70     Slaty Egret     Egretta vinaceigula     
    7.30p     64     Saddle-billed Stork     Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis     
    and     46     African Jacana     Actophilornis africanus     
    8p     70     Goliath Heron     Ardea goliath     
    and     219     Red-billed Oxpecker     Buphagus erythrorynchus     

2015.02   10.03.2015   Okavango   4v sheet   
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    5.40p     32     Wattled Crane     Grus carunculata     
    and     70     Slaty Egret     Egretta vinaceigula     
    7.30p     64     Saddle-billed Stork     Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis     
    and     46     African Jacana     Actophilornis africanus     
    8p     70     Goliath Heron     Ardea goliath     
    and     219     Red-billed Oxpecker     Buphagus erythrorynchus     

2015.03   28.09.2015   Vultures      
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    4p     78     Lappet-faced Vulture     Torgos tracheliotos     
    5p     78     White-headed Vulture     Trigonoceps occipitalis     
    5.90p     78     White-backed Vulture     Gyps africanus     
    7.80p     78     Hooded Vulture     Necrosyrtes monachus     
    10p     78     Cape Vulture     Gyps coprotheres     

2015.04   28.09.2015   Vultures   Sheet   2015.03
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    4p     78     Lappet-faced Vulture     Torgos tracheliotos     
    5p     78     White-headed Vulture     Trigonoceps occipitalis     
    5.90p     78     White-backed Vulture     Gyps africanus     
    7.80p     78     Hooded Vulture     Necrosyrtes monachus     
    10p     78     Cape Vulture     Gyps coprotheres     

2016.01   09.10.2016   Favorite stamps of five decades   5v set   2007.01
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    5.90p     90     Malachite Kingfisher     Corythornis cristatus     

2017.01   01.08.2017   Bustards      
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    50t     23     Kori Bustard     Ardeotis kori     
    5p     23     Black-bellied Bustard     Lissotis melanogaster     
    7p     23     Red-crested Korhaan     Lophotis ruficrista     
    and     23     Northern Black Korhaan     Afrotis afraoides     
    9p     23     Denham's Bustard     Neotis denhami     
    10p     23     Ludwig's Bustard     Neotis ludwigii     

2017.02   01.08.2017   Bustards   Sheet   2017.01
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    50t     23     Kori Bustard     Ardeotis kori     
    5p     23     Black-bellied Bustard     Lissotis melanogaster     
    7p     23     Red-crested Korhaan     Lophotis ruficrista     
    and     23     Northern Black Korhaan     Afrotis afraoides     
    9p     23     Denham's Bustard     Neotis denhami     
    10p     23     Ludwig's Bustard     Neotis ludwigii     

2018.01   15.03.2018   Flamingos      
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    5p     35     Greater Flamingo     Phoenicopterus roseus     
    and     35     Lesser Flamingo     Phoeniconaias minor     
    7p     35     Greater Flamingo     Phoenicopterus roseus     
    9p     35     Greater Flamingo     Phoenicopterus roseus     
    and     35     Lesser Flamingo     Phoeniconaias minor     
    10p     35     Greater Flamingo     Phoenicopterus roseus     

2018.02   15.03.2018   Flamingos   Sheet   2018.01
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    5p     35     Greater Flamingo     Phoenicopterus roseus     
    and     35     Lesser Flamingo     Phoeniconaias minor     
    7p     35     Greater Flamingo     Phoenicopterus roseus     
    9p     35     Greater Flamingo     Phoenicopterus roseus     
    and     35     Lesser Flamingo     Phoeniconaias minor     
    10p     35     Greater Flamingo     Phoenicopterus roseus     

2018.03   31.08.2018   Kgalagadi biodiversity   15v set   
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    0.30p     26     Namaqua Sandgrouse     Pterocles namaqua     
    0.40p     78     Bateleur     Terathopius ecaudatus     
    2p     227     Sociable Weaver     Philetairus socius     
    10p     13     Knob-billed Duck     Sarkidiornis melanotos     
    30p     43     Chestnut-banded Plover     Charadrius pallidus     

2018.04   31.08.2018   Kgalagadi biodiversity   Sheet   2018.03
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    0.30p     26     Namaqua Sandgrouse     Pterocles namaqua     
    0.40p     78     Bateleur     Terathopius ecaudatus     
    2p     227     Sociable Weaver     Philetairus socius     
    10p     13     Knob-billed Duck     Sarkidiornis melanotos     
    30p     43     Chestnut-banded Plover     Charadrius pallidus     

2019.01   15.08.2019   Nxai Pans national park   5v set   
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    7p     104     Lanner Falcon     Falco biarmicus     

2019.02   15.08.2019   Nxai Pans national park   5v sheet   2019.01
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    7p     104     Lanner Falcon     Falco biarmicus     

2019.03   09.10.2019   Cranes      
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    2p     32     Blue Crane     Grus paradisea     
    5p     32     Grey Crowned Crane     Balearica regulorum     
    7p     32     Wattled Crane     Grus carunculata     
    10p     32     Wattled Crane     Grus carunculata     

2019.04   09.10.2019   Cranes      2019.03
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    10p     32     Wattled Crane     Grus carunculata     MS

2019.05   09.10.2019   Cranes/UPU      2019.04
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    10p     32     Wattled Crane     Grus carunculata     MS