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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1978.01   29.08.1978   Birds      
Northern Gannet Morus bassanus Common Firecrest Regulus ignicapilla Dartford Warbler Curruca undata Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus
5p     66     Northern Gannet    Morus bassanus     
7p     211     Common Firecrest    Regulus ignicapilla     
11p     201     Dartford Warbler    Curruca undata     
13p     49     Spotted Redshank    Tringa erythropus     

1982.01   28.04.1982   La Société Guernesiaise   6v set   
Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago
26p     49     Common Snipe    Gallinago gallinago     

1984.01   20.11.1984   Christmas   12v sheet   
Grey Partridge Perdix perdix European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur Common Blackbird Turdus merula Mute Swan Cygnus olor
5p     10     Grey Partridge    Perdix perdix     
5p     27     European Turtle Dove    Streptopelia turtur     
5p     222     Common Blackbird    Turdus merula     
5p     13     Mute Swan    Cygnus olor     

1986.01   22.05.1986   Nature and environmental protection   3v set   
Northern Gannet Morus bassanus
10p     66     Northern Gannet    Morus bassanus     

1986.02   18.11.1986   Christmas   12v sheet   
Western Barn Owl Tyto alba
6p     79     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     
and     27     Eurasian Collared Dove    Streptopelia decaocto     

1990.01   16.10.1990   Christmas   Sheet   

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Eurasian Blue Tit  Cyanistes caeruleus Snow Bunting  Plectrophenax nivalis Common Kestrel  Falco tinnunculus Common Starling  Sturnus vulgaris European Greenfinch  Chloris chloris European Robin  Erithacus rubecula Eurasian Wren  Troglodytes troglodytes Western Barn Owl  Tyto alba Mistle Thrush  Turdus viscivorus Grey Heron  Ardea cinerea Common Chaffinch  Fringilla coelebs Common Kingfisher  Alcedo atthis
10p     181     Eurasian Blue Tit    Cyanistes caeruleus     
and     181     Great Tit    Parus major     
10p     237     Snow Bunting    Plectrophenax nivalis     
10p     104     Common Kestrel    Falco tinnunculus     
10p     220     Common Starling    Sturnus vulgaris     
10p     236     European Greenfinch    Chloris chloris     
10p     223     European Robin    Erithacus rubecula     
10p     214     Eurasian Wren    Troglodytes troglodytes     
10p     79     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     
10p     222     Mistle Thrush    Turdus viscivorus     
10p     70     Grey Heron    Ardea cinerea     
10p     236     Common Chaffinch    Fringilla coelebs     
10p     90     Common Kingfisher    Alcedo atthis     

1991.01   15.10.1991   Nature conservation   10v set   
Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres Dunlin Calidris alpina Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus European Stonechat Saxicola rubicola Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
15p     40     Eurasian Oystercatcher    Haematopus ostralegus     
15p     49     Ruddy Turnstone    Arenaria interpres     
15p     49     Dunlin    Calidris alpina     
and     49     Ruddy Turnstone    Arenaria interpres     
15p     49     Eurasian Curlew    Numenius arquata     
and     49     Ruddy Turnstone    Arenaria interpres     
15p     43     Common Ringed Plover    Charadrius hiaticula     
21p     52     Black-headed Gull    Chroicocephalus ridibundus     
21p     223     European Stonechat    Saxicola rubicola     
21p     49     Ruddy Turnstone    Arenaria interpres     

1999.01   27.04.1999   Europa   4v set   
Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica
25p     54     Atlantic Puffin    Fratercula arctica     
and     43     Kentish Plover    Charadrius alexandrinus     
and     40     Eurasian Oystercatcher    Haematopus ostralegus     
and     52     Common Tern    Sterna hirundo     

2001.01   01.02.2001   Europa      
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis Garganey Spatula querquedula Little Egret Egretta garzetta Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius
21p     90     Common Kingfisher    Alcedo atthis     
26p     13     Garganey    Spatula querquedula     
36p     70     Little Egret    Egretta garzetta     
65p     43     Little Ringed Plover    Charadrius dubius     

2001.02   01.08.2001   The next step   6v set   
Anna's Hummingbird Calypte anna
27p     21     Anna's Hummingbird    Calypte anna     

2001.03   01.08.2001   The next step   Booklet   2001.02
Anna's Hummingbird Calypte anna
27p     21     Anna's Hummingbird    Calypte anna     

2004.01   12.05.2004   Europa   6v set   
European Robin Erithacus rubecula
65p     223     European Robin    Erithacus rubecula     

2005.01   21.07.2005   Sea   5v set   
European Herring Gull Larus argentatus
26p     52     European Herring Gull    Larus argentatus     

2005.02   21.07.2005   Sea   Booklet   2005.01
European Herring Gull Larus argentatus
26p     52     European Herring Gull    Larus argentatus     

2006.01   15.02.2006   Endangered species   2v sheet   
Wood Stork Mycteria americana
1.50£     64     Wood Stork    Mycteria americana     

2006.02   27.07.2006   Ramsar   6v set   
Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus
68p     40     Eurasian Oystercatcher    Haematopus ostralegus     

2006.03   27.07.2006   Ramsar   6v sheet   2006.02
Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus
68p     40     Eurasian Oystercatcher    Haematopus ostralegus     

2006.04   02.11.2006   Christmas   12v set   
Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur Common Blackbird Turdus merula Mute Swan Cygnus olor
22p     10     Red-legged Partridge    Alectoris rufa     
22p     27     European Turtle Dove    Streptopelia turtur     
22p     222     Common Blackbird    Turdus merula     
29p     13     Mute Swan    Cygnus olor     

2007.01   08.03.2007   La Société Guernesiaise   10v set, sa   
Western Barn Owl Tyto alba
UK     79     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     

2007.02   08.03.2007   La Société Guernesiaise   Booklet, Ten UK rate, sa   2007.01
Western Barn Owl Tyto alba
UK     79     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     

2007.03   08.03.2007   La Société Guernesiaise   Booklet, 100 UK rate, sa   2007.01
UK     79     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     

2008.01   28.02.2008   Ramsar, Sark   6v set   
Northern Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis
48p     63     Northern Fulmar    Fulmarus glacialis     

2008.02   28.02.2008   Ramsar, Sark   6v sheet   2008.01
Northern Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis
48p     63     Northern Fulmar    Fulmarus glacialis     

2011.01   29.07.2011   Literary society   6v set   
Blue-and-yellow Macaw Ara ararauna
65p     107     Blue-and-yellow Macaw    Ara ararauna     

2016.01   17.02.2016   Endangered species      
Philippine Eagle Pithecophaga jefferyi
    78     Philippine Eagle    Pithecophaga jefferyi     MS

2016.02   14.07.2016   Postcrossing      
Great Shearwater Ardenna gravis Great Shearwater Ardenna gravis
EUR     63     Great Shearwater    Ardenna gravis     
ROW     63     Great Shearwater    Ardenna gravis     

2016.03   27.07.2016   Ramsar Herm   6v set   
Common Tern Sterna hirundo
70p     52     Common Tern    Sterna hirundo     

2016.04   27.07.2016   Ramsar Herm   6v sheet   2016.03
Common Tern Sterna hirundo
70p     52     Common Tern    Sterna hirundo     

2017.01   15.02.2017   WWF      
Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis
43p     234     Meadow Pipit    Anthus pratensis     
57p     234     Meadow Pipit    Anthus pratensis     
64p     234     Meadow Pipit    Anthus pratensis     
70p     234     Meadow Pipit    Anthus pratensis     

2017.02   15.02.2017   WWF   Sheet   2017.01
Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis
43p     234     Meadow Pipit    Anthus pratensis     
57p     234     Meadow Pipit    Anthus pratensis     
64p     234     Meadow Pipit    Anthus pratensis     
70p     234     Meadow Pipit    Anthus pratensis     

2017.03   15.02.2017   WWF   Sheet with 2 sets   2017.01
Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis
43p     234     Meadow Pipit    Anthus pratensis     
57p     234     Meadow Pipit    Anthus pratensis     
64p     234     Meadow Pipit    Anthus pratensis     
70p     234     Meadow Pipit    Anthus pratensis     

2017.04   08.11.2017   Christmas   7v set, sa   
European Robin Erithacus rubecula
80p     223     European Robin    Erithacus rubecula     

2019.01   01.04.2019   Birds/Europa      
Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica Common Linnet Linaria cannabina Eurasian Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis Common Starling Sturnus vulgaris Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis
48p     54     Atlantic Puffin    Fratercula arctica     
65p     236     Common Linnet    Linaria cannabina     
66p     236     Eurasian Bullfinch    Pyrrhula pyrrhula     
80p     236     European Goldfinch    Carduelis carduelis     
90p     220     Common Starling    Sturnus vulgaris     
98p     90     Common Kingfisher    Alcedo atthis     

2019.02   01.04.2019   Birds/Europa   Sheet   2019.01
Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica Common Linnet Linaria cannabina Eurasian Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis Common Starling Sturnus vulgaris Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis
48p     54     Atlantic Puffin    Fratercula arctica     
65p     236     Common Linnet    Linaria cannabina     
66p     236     Eurasian Bullfinch    Pyrrhula pyrrhula     
80p     236     European Goldfinch    Carduelis carduelis     
90p     220     Common Starling    Sturnus vulgaris     
98p     90     Common Kingfisher    Alcedo atthis     

2019.03   01.04.2019   Birds/Europa   Sheet   2019.01
Common Linnet Linaria cannabina European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis
65p     236     Common Linnet    Linaria cannabina     
80p     236     European Goldfinch    Carduelis carduelis     

2021.01   17.02.2021   Bird definitives      
House Sparrow Passer domesticus White Wagtail Motacilla alba Great Tit Parus major Long-tailed Tit Aegithalos caudatus European Greenfinch Chloris chloris Song Thrush Turdus philomelos Common Blackbird Turdus merula Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica Eurasian Magpie Pica pica Common Tern Sterna hirundo Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo Common Buzzard Buteo buteo Common Buzzard Buteo buteo Grey Heron Ardea cinerea Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus Northern Gannet Morus bassanus
1p     228     House Sparrow    Passer domesticus     
2p     234     White Wagtail    Motacilla alba     
3p     181     Great Tit    Parus major     
4p     194     Long-tailed Tit    Aegithalos caudatus     
5p     236     European Greenfinch    Chloris chloris     
6p     222     Song Thrush    Turdus philomelos     
7p     222     Common Blackbird    Turdus merula     
8p     187     Barn Swallow    Hirundo rustica     
9p     165     Eurasian Magpie    Pica pica     
10p     52     Common Tern    Sterna hirundo     
20p     43     Northern Lapwing    Vanellus vanellus     
30p     68     Great Cormorant    Phalacrocorax carbo     
40p     78     Common Buzzard    Buteo buteo     
50p     78     Common Buzzard    Buteo buteo     
    70     Grey Heron    Ardea cinerea     
    52     Lesser Black-backed Gull    Larus fuscus     
    66     Northern Gannet    Morus bassanus     

2021.02   07.04.2021   Europa   8v set   
European Herring Gull Larus argentatus
50p     52     European Herring Gull    Larus argentatus     

2021.03   10.06.2021   Postcrossing   3v set   
Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica
ROW     54     Atlantic Puffin    Fratercula arctica     

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Location: Western Europe, islands in the English Channel
Population: 65,700
Climate: temperate with mild winters and cool summers; about 50% of days are overcast
Terrain: mostly level with low hills in southwest

Birds: 315 species

Links:
Guernsey Post postal administration website
La Societe Guernesiaise

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12.07.2021