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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name

1979.01   13.12.1979   Birds      
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    10c     163     Sri Lanka Blue Magpie     Urocissa ornata     
    15c     108     Sri Lanka Hanging Parrot     Loriculus beryllinus     
    75c     219     Sri Lanka Whistling Thrush     Myophonus blighi     
    1r     13     Sri Lanka Spurfowl     Galloperdix bicalcarata     
    5r     100     Yellow-fronted Barbet     Psilopogon flavifrons     
    10r     184     Yellow-eared Bulbul     Pycnonotus penicillatus     

1979.02   13.12.1979   Birds   Sheet   1979.01
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    10c     163     Sri Lanka Blue Magpie     Urocissa ornata     
    15c     108     Sri Lanka Hanging Parrot     Loriculus beryllinus     
    75c     219     Sri Lanka Whistling Thrush     Myophonus blighi     
    1r     13     Sri Lanka Spurfowl     Galloperdix bicalcarata     
    5r     100     Yellow-fronted Barbet     Psilopogon flavifrons     
    10r     184     Yellow-eared Bulbul     Pycnonotus penicillatus     

1983.01   15.12.1983   Birds      
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    25c     68     Sri Lanka Wood Pigeon     Columba torringtoniae     
    35c     203     Sri Lanka White-eye     Zosterops ceylonensis     
    2r     219     Dull-blue Flycatcher     Eumyias sordidus     
    20r     71     Green-billed Coucal     Centropus chlororhynchos     

1983.02   15.12.1983   Birds   Sheet   1983.01
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    25c     68     Sri Lanka Wood Pigeon     Columba torringtoniae     
    35c     203     Sri Lanka White-eye     Zosterops ceylonensis     
    2r     219     Dull-blue Flycatcher     Eumyias sordidus     
    20r     71     Green-billed Coucal     Centropus chlororhynchos     

1986.01   10.03.1986   Surcharge on 1983.01      
    7r     203     Sri Lanka White-eye     Zosterops ceylonensis     

1987.01   18.05.1987   Birds      
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    50c     108     Layard's Parakeet     Psittacula calthrapae     "1987"
    1r     222     Legge's Flowerpecker     Dicaeum vincens     "1987"
    5r     216     White-faced Starling     Sturnornis albofrontatus     "1987"
    10r     201     Orange-billed Babbler     Turdoides rufescens     "1987"

1987.02   18.05.1987   Birds   Sheet   1987.01
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    50c     108     Layard's Parakeet     Psittacula calthrapae     "1987"
    1r     222     Legge's Flowerpecker     Dicaeum vincens     "1987"
    5r     216     White-faced Starling     Sturnornis albofrontatus     "1987"
    10r     201     Orange-billed Babbler     Turdoides rufescens     "1987"

1988.01   28.09.1988   Birds      1983.01
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    7r     203     Sri Lanka White-eye     Zosterops ceylonensis     

1989.01   
  Imprint 1989 on 1987.01      
    1r     222     Legge's Flowerpecker     Dicaeum vincens     

1989.02   10.11.1989   First moon landing      
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    75c     36     Bald Eagle     Haliaeetus leucocephalus     
    1r     36     Bald Eagle     Haliaeetus leucocephalus     
    2r     36     Bald Eagle     Haliaeetus leucocephalus     
    5.75r     36     Bald Eagle     Haliaeetus leucocephalus     

1989.03   10.11.1989   First moon landing   Sheet   1989.02
    75c     36     Bald Eagle     Haliaeetus leucocephalus     
    1r     36     Bald Eagle     Haliaeetus leucocephalus     
    2r     36     Bald Eagle     Haliaeetus leucocephalus     
    5.75r     36     Bald Eagle     Haliaeetus leucocephalus     

1990.01   
  Imprint 1990 on 1987.01      
    10r     201     Orange-billed Babbler     Turdoides rufescens     

1990.02   09.10.1990   Birds   No date imprint   1987.01
    10r     201     Orange-billed Babbler     Turdoides rufescens     

1991.01   27.02.1991   Birds   No date imprint   1987.01
    5r     216     White-faced Starling     Sturnornis albofrontatus     

1992.01   01.12.1992   Surcharge on 1979.01      
    2r     163     Sri Lanka Blue Magpie     Urocissa ornata     

1993.01   14.07.1993   Birds      
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    3r     201     Ashy-headed Laughingthrush     Garrulax cinereifrons     
    4r     200     Brown-capped Babbler     Pellorneum fuscocapillus     
    5r     71     Red-faced Malkoha     Phaenicophaeus pyrrhocephalus     
    10r     216     Sri Lanka Hill Myna     Gracula ptilogenys     

1993.02   14.07.1993   Birds   Sheet   1993.01
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    3r     201     Ashy-headed Laughingthrush     Garrulax cinereifrons     
    4r     200     Brown-capped Babbler     Pellorneum fuscocapillus     
    5r     71     Red-faced Malkoha     Phaenicophaeus pyrrhocephalus     
    10r     216     Sri Lanka Hill Myna     Gracula ptilogenys     

2000.01   18.09.2000   Nature conservation and hotel industry      
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    10r     90     Chestnut-headed Bee-eater     Merops leschenaulti     

2001.01   18.10.2001   Save the ozone layer      
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    13.50r     87     Common Kingfisher     Alcedo atthis     

2003.01   27.09.2003   Resident birds of Sri Lanka   Sheet   
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    4.50r     23     Black-necked Stork     Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus     
    4.50r     44     Grey-headed Swamphen     Porphyrio poliocephalus     
    4.50r     25     Grey Heron     Ardea cinerea     
    4.50r     87     White-throated Kingfisher     Halcyon smyrnensis     
    4.50r     25     Black-crowned Night Heron     Nycticorax nycticorax     
    4.50r     151     Orange Minivet     Pericrocotus flammeus     
    4.50r     219     White-rumped Shama     Copsychus malabaricus     
    4.50r     83     Malabar Trogon     Harpactes fasciatus     
    4.50r     162     Indian Paradise Flycatcher     Terpsiphone paradisi     
    4.50r     90     Green Bee-eater     Merops orientalis     
    4.50r     73     Brown Wood Owl     Strix leptogrammica     
    4.50r     36     Crested Serpent Eagle     Spilornis cheela     
    4.50r     36     Crested Goshawk     Accipiter trivirgatus     
    4.50r     73     Jungle Owlet     Glaucidium radiatum     
    4.50r     36     Rufous-bellied Eagle     Lophotriorchis kienerii     
    4.50r     226     Chestnut Munia     Lonchura atricapilla     
    4.50r     68     Sri Lanka Green Pigeon     Treron pompadora     
    4.50r     108     Plum-headed Parakeet     Psittacula cyanocephala     
    4.50r     100     Coppersmith Barbet     Psilopogon haemacephalus     
    4.50r     68     Common Emerald Dove     Chalcophaps indica     
    4.50r     71     Blue-faced Malkoha     Phaenicophaeus viridirostris     
    4.50r     199     Sri Lanka Scimitar Babbler     Pomatorhinus melanurus     
    4.50r     13     Painted Francolin     Francolinus pictus     
    4.50r     103     Red-backed Flameback     Dinopium psarodes     
    4.50r     94     Malabar Pied Hornbill     Anthracoceros coronatus     

2005.01   21.03.2005   Various surcharges   4v set   
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    0.50r     163     Sri Lanka Blue Magpie     Urocissa ornata     1979.01
    0.50r     36     Bald Eagle     Haliaeetus leucocephalus     1989.02

2006.01   04.01.2006   Wilpattu national park   4v set   
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    10r     36     White-bellied Sea Eagle     Haliaeetus leucogaster     

2006.02   04.01.2006   Wilpattu national park      2006.01
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    10r     36     White-bellied Sea Eagle     Haliaeetus leucogaster     MS

2010.01   07.09.2010   Horton Plains national park   4v set   
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    5r     219     Sri Lanka Whistling Thrush     Myophonus blighi     

2010.02   07.09.2010   Horton Plains national park      2010.01
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    5r     219     Sri Lanka Whistling Thrush     Myophonus blighi     MS

2013.01   28.07.2013   Yala national park   6v set   
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    30r     23     Black-necked Stork     Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus     

2013.02   28.07.2013   Yala national park   2v sheet   2013.01
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    30r     23     Black-necked Stork     Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus     

2013.03   28.07.2013   Thailand 2013   2v sheet   2013.01
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    30r     23     Black-necked Stork     Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus     

2014.01   22.08.2014   Pigeon Island national park   6v set   
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    7r     68     Rock Dove     Columba livia     

2014.02   22.08.2014   Pigeon Island national park   6v sheet   2014.01
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    7r     68     Rock Dove     Columba livia     

2016.01   26.01.2016   Kumana national park   7v set   
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    15r     23     Black-necked Stork     Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus     
    25r     23     Painted Stork     Mycteria leucocephala     

2016.02   26.01.2016   Kumana national park   7v sheet   2016.01
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    15r     23     Black-necked Stork     Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus     
    25r     23     Painted Stork     Mycteria leucocephala     

2016.03   02.02.2016   World wetlands day      
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    7r     8     Fulvous Whistling Duck     Dendrocygna bicolor     
    10r     21     Greater Flamingo     Phoenicopterus roseus     
    35r     8     Indian Spot-billed Duck     Anas poecilorhyncha     
    50r     64     Caspian Tern     Hydroprogne caspia     

2016.04   02.02.2016   World wetlands day      2016.03
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    7r     8     Fulvous Whistling Duck     Dendrocygna bicolor     MS

2016.05   02.02.2016   World wetlands day      2016.03
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    10r     21     Greater Flamingo     Phoenicopterus roseus     MS

2016.06   02.02.2016   World wetlands day      2016.03
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    35r     8     Indian Spot-billed Duck     Anas poecilorhyncha     MS

2016.07   02.02.2016   World wetlands day      2016.03
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    50r     64     Caspian Tern     Hydroprogne caspia     MS

2016.08   02.12.2016   Unseen Sri Lanka   12v set   
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    25r     25     Western Cattle Egret     Bubulcus ibis     

2016.09   02.12.2016   Unseen Sri Lanka   12v sheet   2016.08
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    25r     25     Western Cattle Egret     Bubulcus ibis     

2016.10   02.12.2016   Unseen Sri Lanka   4v sheet   2016.08
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    25r     25     Western Cattle Egret     Bubulcus ibis