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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1960.01   29.10.1960   Definitives      
Barbary Partridge Alectoris barbara Blue Rock Thrush Monticola solitarius
2s     10     Barbary Partridge    Alectoris barbara     
5s     223     Blue Rock Thrush    Monticola solitarius     

1977.01   01.04.1977   Definitives      
Sardinian Warbler Curruca melanocephala Black Kite Milvus migrans Audouin's Gull Ichthyaetus audouinii Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops
2½p     201     Sardinian Warbler    Curruca melanocephala     
6p     78     Black Kite    Milvus migrans     
20p     52     Audouin's Gull    Ichthyaetus audouinii     
    84     Eurasian Hoopoe    Upupa epops     

1978.01   01.11.1978   Christmas   4v set   
European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis
12p     236     European Goldfinch    Carduelis carduelis     

1982.01   22.09.1982   Anniversaries   3v set   
Common Swift Apus apus
15½p     20     Common Swift    Apus apus     

1986.01   10.02.1986   Europa   2v set   
Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis
29p     52     Yellow-legged Gull    Larus michahellis     

1988.01   15.06.1988   Birds      
European Bee-eater Merops apiaster Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica European Honey Buzzard Pernis apivorus Blue Rock Thrush Monticola solitarius
4p     93     European Bee-eater    Merops apiaster     
22p     54     Atlantic Puffin    Fratercula arctica     
32p     78     European Honey Buzzard    Pernis apivorus     
44p     223     Blue Rock Thrush    Monticola solitarius     

1989.01   07.09.1989   Naval crests   4v set   
White Stork Ciconia ciconia
44p     64     White Stork    Ciconia ciconia     

1989.02   11.10.1989   New coinage   4v sheet   
Barbary Partridge Alectoris barbara
4p     10     Barbary Partridge    Alectoris barbara     

1991.01   30.05.1991   WWF      
Black Stork Ciconia nigra Barbary Partridge Alectoris barbara European Shag Phalacrocorax aristotelis Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus
13p     64     Black Stork    Ciconia nigra     
13p     10     Barbary Partridge    Alectoris barbara     
13p     68     European Shag    Phalacrocorax aristotelis     
13p     78     Egyptian Vulture    Neophron percnopterus     

1994.01   22.11.1994   Christmas      
Great Tit Parus major European Robin Erithacus rubecula Eurasian Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis
5p     181     Great Tit    Parus major     
24p     223     European Robin    Erithacus rubecula     
34p     181     Eurasian Blue Tit    Cyanistes caeruleus     
54p     236     European Goldfinch    Carduelis carduelis     

1995.01   28.02.1995   Europa   4v set   
Mediterranean Gull Ichthyaetus melanocephalus
34p     52     Mediterranean Gull    Ichthyaetus melanocephalus     

1996.01   30.09.1996   WWF      
Red Kite Milvus milvus Red Kite Milvus milvus Red Kite Milvus milvus Red Kite Milvus milvus
34p     78     Red Kite    Milvus milvus     
34p     78     Red Kite    Milvus milvus     
34p     78     Red Kite    Milvus milvus     
34p     78     Red Kite    Milvus milvus     

1996.02   30.09.1996   Gibraltar landmarks, postage due   6v set   
Mute Swan Cygnus olor
    13     Mute Swan    Cygnus olor     

1999.01   04.03.1999   Europa   4v set   
Dartford Warbler Curruca undata Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis
30p     201     Dartford Warbler    Curruca undata     
42p     90     Common Kingfisher    Alcedo atthis     

1999.02   19.05.1999   Wings of prey   6v set   
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus
42p     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     
42p     104     Lesser Kestrel    Falco naumanni     
42p     104     Common Kestrel    Falco tinnunculus     

1999.03   19.05.1999   Wings of prey   Sheet   1999.02
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus
42p     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     
42p     104     Lesser Kestrel    Falco naumanni     
42p     104     Common Kestrel    Falco tinnunculus     

2000.01   15.09.2000   Wings of prey   6v set   
Bonelli's Eagle Aquila fasciata Merlin Falco columbarius Merlin Falco columbarius
42p     78     Bonelli's Eagle    Aquila fasciata     
42p     104     Merlin    Falco columbarius     
42p     104     Merlin    Falco columbarius     

2000.02   15.09.2000   Wings of prey   Sheet   2000.01
Bonelli's Eagle Aquila fasciata Merlin Falco columbarius Merlin Falco columbarius
42p     78     Bonelli's Eagle    Aquila fasciata     
42p     104     Merlin    Falco columbarius     
42p     104     Merlin    Falco columbarius     

2001.01   01.02.2001   Europa 2001 Water   4v set   
Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis
42p     52     Yellow-legged Gull    Larus michahellis     

2001.02   03.09.2001   Wings of prey   6v set   
Eurasian Hobby Falco subbuteo Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus Western Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus
40p     104     Eurasian Hobby    Falco subbuteo     
40p     78     Eurasian Sparrowhawk    Accipiter nisus     
40p     78     Western Marsh Harrier    Circus aeruginosus     

2001.03   03.09.2001   Wings of prey   Sheet   2001.02
Eurasian Hobby Falco subbuteo Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus Western Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus
40p     104     Eurasian Hobby    Falco subbuteo     
40p     78     Eurasian Sparrowhawk    Accipiter nisus     
40p     78     Western Marsh Harrier    Circus aeruginosus     

2002.01   06.06.2002   Birds - postage due      
European Greenfinch Chloris chloris European Serin Serinus serinus Eurasian Siskin Spinus spinus Common Linnet Linaria cannabina Common Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis
5p     236     European Greenfinch    Chloris chloris     
10p     236     European Serin    Serinus serinus     
20p     236     Eurasian Siskin    Spinus spinus     
50p     236     Common Linnet    Linaria cannabina     
    236     Common Chaffinch    Fringilla coelebs     
    236     European Goldfinch    Carduelis carduelis     

2003.01   21.06.2003   UK express definitive      
Common Swift Apus apus
*     20     Common Swift    Apus apus     

2007.01   26.09.2007   Prehistoric wildlife of Gibraltar   5v set   
Eurasian Eagle-Owl Bubo bubo White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus
40p     80     Eurasian Eagle-Owl    Bubo bubo     
42p     78     White-tailed Eagle    Haliaeetus albicilla     
and     54     Great Auk    Pinguinus impennis †     
78p     78     Griffon Vulture    Gyps fulvus     

2007.02   26.09.2007   Prehistoric wildlife of Gibraltar   Prestige booklet   2007.01
Eurasian Eagle-Owl Bubo bubo White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus
40p     80     Eurasian Eagle-Owl    Bubo bubo     
42p     78     White-tailed Eagle    Haliaeetus albicilla     
and     54     Great Auk    Pinguinus impennis †     
78p     78     Griffon Vulture    Gyps fulvus     

2008.01   15.02.2008   Bird definitives      
Woodchat Shrike Lanius senator Balearic Shearwater Puffinus mauretanicus Eurasian Eagle-Owl Bubo bubo Razorbill Alca torda Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus European Shag Phalacrocorax aristotelis Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus European Bee-eater Merops apiaster Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops Blue Rock Thrush Monticola solitarius Bonelli's Eagle Aquila fasciata European Honey Buzzard Pernis apivorus Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni
1p     159     Woodchat Shrike    Lanius senator     
2p     63     Balearic Shearwater    Puffinus mauretanicus     
5p     80     Eurasian Eagle-Owl    Bubo bubo     
10p     54     Razorbill    Alca torda     
50p     35     Greater Flamingo    Phoenicopterus roseus     
55p     68     European Shag    Phalacrocorax aristotelis     
S     78     Egyptian Vulture    Neophron percnopterus     
G     93     European Bee-eater    Merops apiaster     
E     84     Eurasian Hoopoe    Upupa epops     
UK     223     Blue Rock Thrush    Monticola solitarius     
U     78     Bonelli's Eagle    Aquila fasciata     
    78     European Honey Buzzard    Pernis apivorus     
    104     Lesser Kestrel    Falco naumanni     

2009.01   15.09.2009   Bird definitives      
Black Stork Ciconia nigra Northern Gannet Morus bassanus Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus
10p     64     Black Stork    Ciconia nigra     
    66     Northern Gannet    Morus bassanus     
    77     Western Osprey    Pandion haliaetus     

2009.02   12.11.2009   Darwin   4v set   
Blue-and-yellow Tanager Pipraeidea bonariensis
10p     252     Blue-and-yellow Tanager    Pipraeidea bonariensis     

2010.01   20.10.2010   Bird definitives      
Barbary Partridge Alectoris barbara Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana Pallid Swift Apus pallidus
59p     10     Barbary Partridge    Alectoris barbara     
76p     239     Ortolan Bunting    Emberiza hortulana     
    20     Pallid Swift    Apus pallidus     

2010.02   26.11.2010   Christmas   4v set   
Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
51p     251     Northern Cardinal    Cardinalis cardinalis     

2012.01   15.04.2012   Bird definitives      
Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata Red-necked Nightjar Caprimulgus ruficollis Little Owl Athene noctua
3.44£     223     Spotted Flycatcher    Muscicapa striata     
S     17     Red-necked Nightjar    Caprimulgus ruficollis     
UK     80     Little Owl    Athene noctua     

2013.01   14.09.2013   Endangered animals   6v set   
African Penguin Spheniscus demersus Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis
42p     59     African Penguin    Spheniscus demersus     
42p     32     Red-crowned Crane    Grus japonensis     

2013.02   14.09.2013   Endangered animals   6v sheet   2013.01
African Penguin Spheniscus demersus Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis
42p     59     African Penguin    Spheniscus demersus     
42p     32     Red-crowned Crane    Grus japonensis     

2013.03   02.11.2013   Bird definitives overprint      
Little Owl Athene noctua Eurasian Eagle-Owl Bubo bubo
14p     80     Little Owl    Athene noctua     2012.01
28p     80     Eurasian Eagle-Owl    Bubo bubo     2008.01

2014.01   10.09.2014   RAF squadrons   4v sheet   
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
64p     13     Mallard    Anas platyrhynchos     

2019.01   05.02.2019   Europa      
Barbary Partridge Alectoris barbara Barbary Partridge Alectoris barbara
1.66£     10     Barbary Partridge    Alectoris barbara     
1.66£     10     Barbary Partridge    Alectoris barbara     

2019.02   05.02.2019   Europa   Sheet   2019.01
Barbary Partridge Alectoris barbara Barbary Partridge Alectoris barbara
1.66£     10     Barbary Partridge    Alectoris barbara     
1.66£     10     Barbary Partridge    Alectoris barbara     

2020.01   25.09.2020   Owls      
30p     80     Eurasian Scops Owl    Otus scops     
60p     80     Little Owl    Athene noctua     
90p     80     Short-eared Owl    Asio flammeus     
    79     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     
    80     Long-eared Owl    Asio otus     

2020.02   25.09.2020   Owls   Sheet   
    80     Eurasian Eagle-Owl    Bubo bubo     
    80     Tawny Owl    Strix aluco     

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Location: Southwestern Europe
Population: 20,000
Climate: Mediterranean with mild winters and warm summers
Terrain: a narrow coastal lowland borders the Rock of Gibraltar

Birds: 311 species

Links:
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11.01.2021