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1966.01   30.09.1966   Overprint REPUBLIC OF BOTSWANA on Bechuanaland 1961.01      
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    1c     159     African Golden Oriole     Oriolus auratus     
    2c     91     African Hoopoe     Upupa africana     
    2c     223     Scarlet-chested Sunbird     Chalcomitra senegalensis     
    3c     225     Yellow Bishop     Euplectes capensis     
    5c     90     Swallow-tailed Bee-eater     Merops hirundineus     
    7c     94     African Grey Hornbill     Lophoceros nasutus     
    10c     225     Red-headed Weaver     Anaplectes rubriceps     
    12c     87     Brown-hooded Kingfisher     Halcyon albiventris     

1967.01   03.01.1967   Birds      
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    1c     159     Eurasian Golden Oriole     Oriolus oriolus     
    2c     91     African Hoopoe     Upupa africana     
    3c     218     Groundscraper Thrush     Turdus litsitsirupa     
    4c     226     Blue Waxbill     Uraeginthus angolensis     
    5c     34     Secretarybird     Sagittarius serpentarius     
    7c     94     Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill     Tockus leucomelas     
    10c     144     Crimson-breasted Shrike     Laniarius atrococcineus     
    15c     87     Malachite Kingfisher     Corythornis cristatus     
    20c     36     African Fish Eagle     Haliaeetus vocifer     
    25c     70     Grey Go-away-bird     Corythaixoides concolor     
    35c     92     Common Scimitarbill     Rhinopomastus cyanomelas     
    50c     8     Knob-billed Duck     Sarkidiornis melanotos     
    1r     101     Crested Barbet     Trachyphonus vaillantii     
    2r     71     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     37     Northern Black Korhaan     Afrotis afraoides     
    2t     23     Marabou Stork     Leptoptilos crumenifer     
    3t     92     Green Wood Hoopoe     Phoeniculus purpureus     
    4t     90     Southern Carmine Bee-eater     Merops nubicoides     
    5t     59     African Jacana     Actophilornis africanus     
    7t     162     African Paradise Flycatcher     Terpsiphone viridis     
    10t     103     Bennett's Woodpecker     Campethera bennettii     
    15t     225     Southern Red Bishop     Euplectes orix     
    20t     56     Crowned Lapwing     Vanellus coronatus     
    25t     87     Giant Kingfisher     Megaceryle maxima     
    30t     8     White-faced Whistling Duck     Dendrocygna viduata     
    35t     25     Striated Heron     Butorides striata     
    45t     25     Black-headed Heron     Ardea melanocephala     
    50t     73     Spotted Eagle-Owl     Bubo africanus     
    1p     36     Gabar Goshawk     Micronisus gabar     
    2p     36     Martial Eagle     Polemaetus bellicosus     
    5p     23     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     91     African Hoopoe     Upupa africana     

1980.01   06.10.1980   World tourism conference      
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    5t     21     Lesser Flamingo     Phoeniconaias minor     

1981.01   01.09.1981   Surcharge on 1978.01      
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    25t     25     Striated Heron     Butorides striata     
    30t     103     Bennett's Woodpecker     Campethera bennettii     

1982.01   01.07.1982   Birds      
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    1t     225     Southern Masked Weaver     Ploceus velatus     
    2t     223     Miombo Double-collared Sunbird     Cinnyris manoensis     
    3t     90     White-fronted Bee-eater     Merops bullockoides     
    4t     1     Common Ostrich     Struthio camelus     
    5t     64     Grey-headed Gull     Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus     
    6t     8     African Pygmy Goose     Nettapus auritus     
    7t     25     Western Cattle Egret     Bubulcus ibis     
    8t     104     Lanner Falcon     Falco biarmicus     
    10t     23     Yellow-billed Stork     Mycteria ibis     
    15t     8     Red-billed Teal     Anas erythrorhyncha     
    20t     72     Western Barn Owl     Tyto alba     
    25t     26     Hamerkop     Scopus umbretta     
    30t     55     Black-winged Stilt     Himantopus himantopus     
    35t     56     Blacksmith Lapwing     Vanellus armatus     
    45t     56     African Wattled Lapwing     Vanellus senegallus     
    50t     11     Helmeted Guineafowl     Numida meleagris     
    1p     36     Cape Vulture     Gyps coprotheres     
    2p     36     Augur Buzzard     Buteo augur     

1983.01   19.04.1983   Endangered species   4v set   
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    7t     46     Wattled Crane     Grus carunculata     

1987.01   01.04.1987   Surcharge on 1982.01      
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    3t     8     African Pygmy Goose     Nettapus auritus     
    5t     23     Yellow-billed Stork     Mycteria ibis     
    20t     11     Helmeted Guineafowl     Numida meleagris     

1987.02   03.08.1987   Animals   20v set   
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    12t     25     Western Cattle Egret     Bubulcus ibis     

1989.01   05.07.1989   Red-throated Heron      
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    8t     25     Slaty Egret     Egretta vinaceigula     
    15t     25     Slaty Egret     Egretta vinaceigula     
    30t     25     Slaty Egret     Egretta vinaceigula     
    60t     25     Slaty Egret     Egretta vinaceigula     

1989.02   05.07.1989   Red-throated Heron   Sheet   1989.01
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    8t     25     Slaty Egret     Egretta vinaceigula     
    15t     25     Slaty Egret     Egretta vinaceigula     
    30t     25     Slaty Egret     Egretta vinaceigula     
    60t     25     Slaty Egret     Egretta vinaceigula     

1990.01   27.04.1990   Surcharge on 1987.02      
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    50t     25     Western Cattle Egret     Bubulcus ibis     

1991.01   30.09.1991   African tourism year   4v set   
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    15t     8     White-faced Whistling Duck     Dendrocygna viduata     
    35t     36     African Fish Eagle     Haliaeetus vocifer     
    2p     8     White-faced Whistling Duck     Dendrocygna viduata     = 15t + 35t
    and     36     African Fish Eagle     Haliaeetus vocifer     

1992.01   09.03.1992   Surcharge on 1987.02      
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    8t     25     Western Cattle Egret     Bubulcus ibis     
    10t     25     Western Cattle Egret     Bubulcus ibis     

1993.01   30.08.1993   Endangered eagles      
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    10t     36     Long-crested Eagle     Lophaetus occipitalis     
    25t     36     Black-chested Snake Eagle     Circaetus pectoralis     
    50t     36     Bateleur     Terathopius ecaudatus     
    1.50p     34     Secretarybird     Sagittarius serpentarius     

1994.01   26.09.1994   Environment protection   4v set   
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    10t     21     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     73     Pel's Fishing Owl     Scotopelia peli     
    10t     36     African Harrier-Hawk     Polyboroides typus     
    15t     107     Meyer's Parrot     Poicephalus meyeri     
    20t     13     Harlequin Quail     Coturnix delegorguei     
    25t     223     Marico Sunbird     Cinnyris mariquensis     
    30t     218     Kurrichane Thrush     Turdus libonyana     
    40t     226     Red-headed Finch     Amadina erythrocephala     
    50t     225     Red-billed Buffalo Weaver     Bubalornis niger     
    60t     24     African Sacred Ibis     Threskiornis aethiopicus     
    70t     8     Cape Shoveler     Spatula smithii     
    80t     102     Greater Honeyguide     Indicator indicator     
    1p     87     Woodland Kingfisher     Halcyon senegalensis     
    1.25p     25     Purple Heron     Ardea purpurea     
    1.50p     217     Yellow-billed Oxpecker     Buphagus africanus     
    2p     227     Shaft-tailed Whydah     Vidua regia     
    2.50p     23     White Stork     Ciconia ciconia     
    5p     36     Ovambo Sparrowhawk     Accipiter ovampensis     
    10p     44     Spotted Crake     Porzana porzana     

2000.01   05.04.2000   Scenic rivers   4v set   
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    35t     23     Saddle-billed Stork     Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis     
    2p     64     African Skimmer     Rynchops flavirostris     

2000.02   06.12.2000   Okawango delta   5v set   
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    1.75p     46     Wattled Crane     Grus carunculata     
    2p     73     Pel's Fishing Owl     Scotopelia peli     

2000.03   06.12.2000   Okawango delta   5v sheet   2000.02
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    1.75p     46     Wattled Crane     Grus carunculata     
    2p     73     Pel's Fishing Owl     Scotopelia peli     

2001.01   01.02.2001   Hong Kong 2001   5v sheet   2000.03
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    1.75p     46     Wattled Crane     Grus carunculata     
    2p     73     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     225     Sociable Weaver     Philetairus socius     

2001.03   12.12.2001   Chobe river   5v set   
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    50t     90     Southern Carmine Bee-eater     Merops nubicoides     

2001.04   12.12.2001   Chobe river   5v sheet   2001.03
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    50t     90     Southern Carmine Bee-eater     Merops nubicoides     

2002.01   18.12.2002   Makgadikgadi pans   5v set   
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    2.50p     28     Great White Pelican     Pelecanus onocrotalus     
    and     21     Greater Flamingo     Phoenicopterus roseus     
    2.75p     21     Greater Flamingo     Phoenicopterus roseus     
    and     28     Great White Pelican     Pelecanus onocrotalus     
    3.30p     28     Great White Pelican     Pelecanus onocrotalus     
    and     21     Greater Flamingo     Phoenicopterus roseus     

2002.02   18.12.2002   Makgadikgadi pans   5v sheet   2002.01
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    2.50p     28     Great White Pelican     Pelecanus onocrotalus     
    and     21     Greater Flamingo     Phoenicopterus roseus     
    2.75p     21     Greater Flamingo     Phoenicopterus roseus     
    and     28     Great White Pelican     Pelecanus onocrotalus     
    3.30p     28     Great White Pelican     Pelecanus onocrotalus     
    and     21     Greater Flamingo     Phoenicopterus roseus     

2003.01   23.12.2003   Limpopo river   5v set   
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    1.45p     36     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     36     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     36     African Fish Eagle     Haliaeetus vocifer     
    60t     36     African Fish Eagle     Haliaeetus vocifer     
    70t     83     Bar-tailed Trogon     Apaloderma vittatum     
    80t     70     Purple-crested Turaco     Tauraco porphyreolophus     
    1p     36     African Fish Eagle     Haliaeetus vocifer     
    2p     46     Blue Crane     Grus paradisea     
    5p     25     Western Cattle Egret     Bubulcus ibis     

2004.02   11.10.2004   SAPOA      2004.01
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    5p     25     Western Cattle Egret     Bubulcus ibis     

2005.01   20.12.2005   Christmas      
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    80t     68     Laughing Dove     Spilopelia senegalensis     
    2.10p     68     Red-eyed Dove     Streptopelia semitorquata     
    3.90p     68     Namaqua Dove     Oena capensis     
    4.70p     68     African Green Pigeon     Treron calvus     

2007.01   13.03.2007   Kingfishers      
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    1.10p     87     Pied Kingfisher     Ceryle rudis     
    2.60p     87     Malachite Kingfisher     Corythornis cristatus     
    4.10p     87     Woodland Kingfisher     Halcyon senegalensis     
    4.90p     87     Brown-hooded Kingfisher     Halcyon albiventris     

2007.02   09.10.2007   SAPOA   5v sheet   
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    4.90p     217     Yellow-billed Oxpecker     Buphagus africanus     

2007.03   13.10.2007   University of Botswana   4v set   
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    4.10p     59     African Jacana     Actophilornis africanus     

2009.01   05.06.2009   Threatened birds      
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    1.10p     21     Lesser Flamingo     Phoeniconaias minor     
    2.60p     46     Grey Crowned Crane     Balearica regulorum     
    4.10p     46     Wattled Crane     Grus carunculata     
    4.90p     46     Blue Crane     Grus paradisea     

2010.01   01.12.2010   Nocturnal animals   6v set   
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    4.10p     73     Pearl-spotted Owlet     Glaucidium perlatum     

2010.02   01.12.2010   Nocturnal animals   6v sheet   2010.01
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    4.10p     73     Pearl-spotted Owlet     Glaucidium perlatum     

2011.01   
  Definitive, surcharge      1997.01
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    7.30p     218     Kurrichane Thrush     Turdus libonyana     

2014.01   13.05.2014   Birds      
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    *     226     Blue Waxbill     Uraeginthus angolensis     
    *     225     Southern Red Bishop     Euplectes orix     
    *     162     African Paradise Flycatcher     Terpsiphone viridis     
    10t     13     Harlequin Quail     Coturnix delegorguei     
    20t     67     Burchell's Sandgrouse     Pterocles burchelli     
    50t     44     African Swamphen     Porphyrio madagascariensis     
    1p     55     Pied Avocet     Recurvirostra avosetta     
    2p     37     Kori Bustard     Ardeotis kori     
    3p     24     African Spoonbill     Platalea alba     
    5p     64     African Skimmer     Rynchops flavirostris     
    10p     34     Secretarybird     Sagittarius serpentarius     
    20p     94     Bradfield's Hornbill     Lophoceros bradfieldi     
    30p     73     Spotted Eagle-Owl     Bubo africanus     
    50p     225     Southern Red Bishop     Euplectes orix     

2015.01   10.03.2015   Okavango   4v set   
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    5.40p     46     Wattled Crane     Grus carunculata     
    and     25     Slaty Egret     Egretta vinaceigula     
    7.30p     23     Saddle-billed Stork     Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis     
    and     59     African Jacana     Actophilornis africanus     
    8p     25     Goliath Heron     Ardea goliath     
    and     217     Red-billed Oxpecker     Buphagus erythrorynchus     

2015.02   10.03.2015   Okavango   4v sheet   
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    5.40p     46     Wattled Crane     Grus carunculata     
    and     25     Slaty Egret     Egretta vinaceigula     
    7.30p     23     Saddle-billed Stork     Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis     
    and     59     African Jacana     Actophilornis africanus     
    8p     25     Goliath Heron     Ardea goliath     
    and     217     Red-billed Oxpecker     Buphagus erythrorynchus     

2015.03   28.09.2015   Vultures      
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    4p     36     Lappet-faced Vulture     Torgos tracheliotos     
    5p     36     White-headed Vulture     Trigonoceps occipitalis     
    5.90p     36     White-backed Vulture     Gyps africanus     
    7.80p     36     Hooded Vulture     Necrosyrtes monachus     
    10p     36     Cape Vulture     Gyps coprotheres     

2015.04   28.09.2015   Vultures   Sheet   2015.03
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    4p     36     Lappet-faced Vulture     Torgos tracheliotos     
    5p     36     White-headed Vulture     Trigonoceps occipitalis     
    5.90p     36     White-backed Vulture     Gyps africanus     
    7.80p     36     Hooded Vulture     Necrosyrtes monachus     
    10p     36     Cape Vulture     Gyps coprotheres     

2016.01   09.10.2016   Favorite stamps of five decades   5v set   2007.01
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    5.90p     87     Malachite Kingfisher     Corythornis cristatus     

2017.01   01.08.2017   Bustards      
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    50t     37     Kori Bustard     Ardeotis kori     
    5p     37     Black-bellied Bustard     Lissotis melanogaster     
    7p     37     Red-crested Korhaan     Lophotis ruficrista     
    and     37     Northern Black Korhaan     Afrotis afraoides     
    9p     37     Denham's Bustard     Neotis denhami     
    10p     37     Ludwig's Bustard     Neotis ludwigii     

2017.02   01.08.2017   Bustards   Sheet   2017.01
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    50t     37     Kori Bustard     Ardeotis kori     
    5p     37     Black-bellied Bustard     Lissotis melanogaster     
    7p     37     Red-crested Korhaan     Lophotis ruficrista     
    and     37     Northern Black Korhaan     Afrotis afraoides     
    9p     37     Denham's Bustard     Neotis denhami     
    10p     37     Ludwig's Bustard     Neotis ludwigii