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Upper Volta
Bird stamps from Upper Volta

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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name

1960.01   11.04.1960   Animal masks      
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    60f     76     Secretarybird     Sagittarius serpentarius     
    85f     76     Secretarybird     Sagittarius serpentarius     = 60f

1964.01   01.10.1964   Definitives      
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    250f     102     African Grey Woodpecker     Dendropicos goertae     

1965.01   01.03.1965   Birds      
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    10f     227     Pygmy Sunbird     Hedydipna platura     
    15f     227     Olive-bellied Sunbird     Cinnyris chloropygius     
    20f     227     Splendid Sunbird     Cinnyris coccinigastrus     
    500f     88     Abyssinian Roller     Coracias abyssinicus     

1970.01   07.08.1970   Expo 70   2v set   
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    50f     32     Red-crowned Crane     Grus japonensis     

1971.01   13.05.1971   Muslim miniatures   2v set   
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    100f     70     Purple Heron     Ardea purpurea     

1972.01   04.12.1972   Animals   5v set   
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    10f     13     Spur-winged Goose     Plectropterus gambensis     

1975.01   25.05.1975   Albert Schweitzer      
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    5f     73     Great White Pelican     Pelecanus onocrotalus     
    15f     78     Bateleur     Terathopius ecaudatus     
    150f     87     Northern Red-billed Hornbill     Tockus erythrorhynchus     
    175f     8     Vulturine Guineafowl     Acryllium vulturinum     
    200f     75     King Vulture     Sarcoramphus papa     

1975.02   25.05.1975   Albert Schweitzer      
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    450f     90     Malachite Kingfisher     Corythornis cristatus     MS

1977.01   22.09.1977   Nobel prize winners   5v set   
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    55f     13     Pink-footed Goose     Anser brachyrhynchus     
    and     13     Taiga Bean Goose     Anser fabalis     

1978.01   01.11.1978   Philexafrique      1964.01
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    100f     90     Common Kingfisher     Alcedo atthis     
    100f     102     African Grey Woodpecker     Dendropicos goertae     
    and     70     Western Cattle Egret     Bubulcus ibis     

1979.01   26.10.1979   Protected birds      
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    5f     75     King Vulture     Sarcoramphus papa     
    10f     84     Eurasian Hoopoe     Upupa epops     
    15f     78     Rüppell's Vulture     Gyps rueppelli     
    25f     70     Intermediate Egret     Ardea intermedia     
    35f     1     Common Ostrich     Struthio camelus     
    45f     32     Black Crowned Crane     Balearica pavonina     
    125f     78     Cassin's Hawk-Eagle     Aquila africana     

1981.01   22.12.1981   Stock breeding   5v set   
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    90f     8     Helmeted Guineafowl     Numida meleagris     

1984.01   14.05.1984   Birds      
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    90f     35     Greater Flamingo     Phoenicopterus roseus     
    185f     23     Kori Bustard     Ardeotis kori     
    200f     221     Red-billed Oxpecker     Buphagus erythrorynchus     
    300f     86     Southern Ground Hornbill     Bucorvus leadbeateri     

1984.02   19.07.1984   Protected animals   6v set   
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    400f     64     Marabou Stork     Leptoptilos crumenifer     
    and     78     White-backed Vulture     Gyps africanus