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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1938.01   22.11.1938   Air      
Carrion Crow Corvus corone
12½c     165     Carrion Crow    Corvus corone     Dark grey blue

1941.01   Air      1938.01
12½c     165     Carrion Crow    Corvus corone     Dull blue

1944.01   Air   New wmk   1938.01
12½c     165     Carrion Crow    Corvus corone     Dull blue

1951.01   12.11.1951   Air      
Not identified Not identified Not identified Not identified
15g          Not identified    Not identified     
25g          Not identified    Not identified     = 15g

1953.01   09.09.1953   Air      1938.01
25c     165     Carrion Crow    Corvus corone     

1961.01   24.04.1961   Cultural and social relief fund      
European Herring Gull Larus argentatus Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus
4c     52     European Herring Gull    Larus argentatus     
6c     40     Eurasian Oystercatcher    Haematopus ostralegus     
8c     49     Eurasian Curlew    Numenius arquata     
12c     42     Pied Avocet    Recurvirostra avosetta     
30c     43     Northern Lapwing    Vanellus vanellus     

1974.01   19.02.1974   Nature and environment   3v strip   
Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis
25c     78     Northern Goshawk    Accipiter gentilis     

1982.01   08.06.1982   Waddenzee      
Common Eider Somateria mollissima Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis
50c     13     Common Eider    Somateria mollissima     
and     52     Sandwich Tern    Thalasseus sandvicensis     
70c     13     Barnacle Goose    Branta leucopsis     

1982.02   16.11.1982   Child welfare   4v set   
Great Tit Parus major Palm Cockatoo Probosciger aterrimus
50c     181     Great Tit    Parus major     
70c     106     Palm Cockatoo    Probosciger aterrimus     

1984.01   03.04.1984   Welfare funds      
Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus Ruff Calidris pugnax Common Redshank Tringa totanus Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa
50c     43     Northern Lapwing    Vanellus vanellus     
60c     49     Ruff    Calidris pugnax     
65c     49     Common Redshank    Tringa totanus     
70c     49     Black-tailed Godwit    Limosa limosa     

1984.02   03.04.1984   Welfare funds   Booklet   1984.01
Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa
50c     43     Northern Lapwing    Vanellus vanellus     clr
70c     49     Black-tailed Godwit    Limosa limosa     ctb
70c     49     Black-tailed Godwit    Limosa limosa     ctbr

1994.01   22.02.1994   Fepapost 94   p 14x12¾   
Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis Bluethroat Luscinia svecica Garganey Spatula querquedula
70c     13     Barnacle Goose    Branta leucopsis     
80c     223     Bluethroat    Luscinia svecica     
90c     13     Garganey    Spatula querquedula     

1994.02   17.10.1994   Fepapost 94   Sheet, p 13¼x12¾   1994.01
Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis Bluethroat Luscinia svecica Garganey Spatula querquedula
70c     13     Barnacle Goose    Branta leucopsis     
80c     223     Bluethroat    Luscinia svecica     
90c     13     Garganey    Spatula querquedula     

1995.01   05.09.1995   Birds of prey      
Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus Red Kite Milvus milvus
70c     104     Common Kestrel    Falco tinnunculus     
80c     78     Hen Harrier    Circus cyaneus     
100c     78     Red Kite    Milvus milvus     

1995.02   05.09.1995   Birds of prey      
European Honey Buzzard Pernis apivorus
160c     78     European Honey Buzzard    Pernis apivorus     MS

1999.01   02.02.1999   Migratory water birds      
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia
80c     52     Arctic Tern    Sterna paradisaea     
80c     69     Eurasian Spoonbill    Platalea leucorodia     

1999.02   08.06.1999   Dutch art in the 17th century   10v sheet   
European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis
80c     236     European Goldfinch    Carduelis carduelis     

2001.01   26.01.2001   Royal Dutch Society for Nature (KNNV)   5v booklet   
Whinchat Saxicola rubetra
80c     223     Whinchat    Saxicola rubetra     

2001.02   15.05.2001   Dutch art   10v sheet   
Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus
80c     10     Indian Peafowl    Pavo cristatus     

2003.01   06.05.2003   The Dutch shallows   4v sheet   
Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia Common Eider Somateria mollissima
39c     40     Eurasian Oystercatcher    Haematopus ostralegus     
39c     69     Eurasian Spoonbill    Platalea leucorodia     
39c     13     Common Eider    Somateria mollissima     

2003.02   06.05.2003   The Dutch shallows   4v sheet   
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata European Herring Gull Larus argentatus
59c     52     Lesser Black-backed Gull    Larus fuscus     
59c     49     Eurasian Curlew    Numenius arquata     
59c     52     European Herring Gull    Larus argentatus     

2004.01   06.07.2004   Veluwe nature reserve   4v sheet   
Eurasian Jay Garrulus glandarius
39c     165     Eurasian Jay    Garrulus glandarius     

2004.02   06.07.2004   Veluwe nature reserve   4v sheet   
White-backed Woodpecker Dendrocopos leucotos
61c     102     White-backed Woodpecker    Dendrocopos leucotos     

2004.03   24.09.2004   Carel Fabritius   10v sheet   1999.02

European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis
0.39€     236     European Goldfinch    Carduelis carduelis     
0.39€     236     European Goldfinch    Carduelis carduelis     
0.39€     236     European Goldfinch    Carduelis carduelis     
0.39€     236     European Goldfinch    Carduelis carduelis     
0.78€     236     European Goldfinch    Carduelis carduelis     
0.78€     236     European Goldfinch    Carduelis carduelis     
0.78€     236     European Goldfinch    Carduelis carduelis     

2005.01   22.03.2005   100 years of Natuurmonumenten   4v sheet   
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo
0.39€     68     Great Cormorant    Phalacrocorax carbo     p 13x12

2005.02   22.03.2005   100 years of Natuurmonumenten   4v sheet   
Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes
0.65€     236     Hawfinch    Coccothraustes coccothraustes     p 13x12

2005.03   22.03.2005   100 years of Natuurmonumenten   Booklet   2005.01,2005.02
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes
0.39€     68     Great Cormorant    Phalacrocorax carbo     p 14x12
0.65€     236     Hawfinch    Coccothraustes coccothraustes     p 14x12

2006.01   03.02.2006   Sittard      
Scarlet Macaw Ara macao
0.39€     107     Scarlet Macaw    Ara macao     

2006.02   28.04.2006   Vlieland      
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia
0.39€     69     Eurasian Spoonbill    Platalea leucorodia     

2006.03   04.08.2006   Mooi Nederland   Booklet   2006.01-02
Scarlet Macaw Ara macao Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia
0.39€     107     Scarlet Macaw    Ara macao     
0.39€     69     Eurasian Spoonbill    Platalea leucorodia     

2006.04   04.10.2006   Endangered animals   12v sheet   
Common Crane Grus grus
0.39€     32     Common Crane    Grus grus     

2006.05   04.10.2006   Endangered animals   Booklet   2006.04
Common Crane Grus grus
0.39€     32     Common Crane    Grus grus     

2006.06   10.10.2006   Mooi Nederland   5v sheet   2006.01-02
Scarlet Macaw Ara macao Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia
0.39€     107     Scarlet Macaw    Ara macao     
0.39€     69     Eurasian Spoonbill    Platalea leucorodia     

2007.01   23.03.2007   Vlissingen      
European Herring Gull Larus argentatus
0.44€     52     European Herring Gull    Larus argentatus     

2007.02   24.07.2007   Den Helder      
Mew Gull Larus canus
0.44€     52     Mew Gull    Larus canus     

2007.03   08.08.2007   Lelystad      
Common Tern Sterna hirundo
0.44€     52     Common Tern    Sterna hirundo     

2007.04   15.08.2007   Den Haag      
White Stork Ciconia ciconia
0.44€     64     White Stork    Ciconia ciconia     

2007.05   17.10.2007   Mooi Nederland   Booklet   2007.01-04
European Herring Gull Larus argentatus Mew Gull Larus canus Common Tern Sterna hirundo White Stork Ciconia ciconia
0.44€     52     European Herring Gull    Larus argentatus     
0.44€     52     Mew Gull    Larus canus     
0.44€     52     Common Tern    Sterna hirundo     
0.44€     64     White Stork    Ciconia ciconia     

2007.06   17.10.2007   Mooi Nederland   5v sheet   2007.01-04
Mew Gull Larus canus Common Tern Sterna hirundo White Stork Ciconia ciconia European Herring Gull Larus argentatus
0.44€     52     Mew Gull    Larus canus     
0.44€     52     Common Tern    Sterna hirundo     
0.44€     64     White Stork    Ciconia ciconia     
0.44€     52     European Herring Gull    Larus argentatus     

2009.01   28.04.2009   Roosendaal      
Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris
0.44€     8     Helmeted Guineafowl    Numida meleagris     

2009.02   12.05.2009   Jubilees   2x5v sheet   
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
44c     187     Barn Swallow    Hirundo rustica     

2009.03   16.06.2009   Mooi Nederland   5v sheet   2009.01
Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris
0.44€     8     Helmeted Guineafowl    Numida meleagris     

2010.01   17.08.2010   Woods   10v sheet   
Eurasian Jay Garrulus glandarius
1     165     Eurasian Jay    Garrulus glandarius     

2010.02   17.08.2010   Woods   Prestige booklet   2010.01
Eurasian Jay Garrulus glandarius
1     165     Eurasian Jay    Garrulus glandarius     

2011.01   31.01.2011   Great Tit      
Great Tit Parus major
1     181     Great Tit    Parus major     

2011.02   28.03.2011   University of Utrecht   10v sheet   
Eurasian Eagle-Owl Bubo bubo
1     80     Eurasian Eagle-Owl    Bubo bubo     

2013.01   25.02.2013   Burgers' Zoo Arnhem   10v sheet   
Hyacinth Macaw Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus African Penguin Spheniscus demersus
1     107     Hyacinth Macaw    Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus     
1     59     African Penguin    Spheniscus demersus     

2013.02   25.02.2013   Burgers' Zoo Arnhem   Prestige booklet   2013.01
Hyacinth Macaw Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus African Penguin Spheniscus demersus
1     107     Hyacinth Macaw    Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus     
1     59     African Penguin    Spheniscus demersus     

2013.03   25.03.2013   Rijksmuseum   10v sheet   
Mute Swan Cygnus olor
1     13     Mute Swan    Cygnus olor     

2015.01   28.04.2015   Naardermeer   10v sheet   
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo Eurasian Reed Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus
1     68     Great Cormorant    Phalacrocorax carbo     
1     196     Eurasian Reed Warbler    Acrocephalus scirpaceus     
1     34     Great Crested Grebe    Podiceps cristatus     

2015.02   28.04.2015   Naardermeer   Prestige booklet   2015.01
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo Eurasian Reed Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus
1     68     Great Cormorant    Phalacrocorax carbo     
1     196     Eurasian Reed Warbler    Acrocephalus scirpaceus     
1     34     Great Crested Grebe    Podiceps cristatus     

2015.03   24.11.2015   December stamps   2x10v sheet, sa   
Mute Swan Cygnus olor Common Blackbird Turdus merula
*     13     Mute Swan    Cygnus olor     
*     222     Common Blackbird    Turdus merula     

2015.04   24.11.2015   December stamps   10v booklet, sa   2015.03
Mute Swan Cygnus olor Common Blackbird Turdus merula
*     13     Mute Swan    Cygnus olor     
*     222     Common Blackbird    Turdus merula     

2016.01   25.04.2016   Griend, Wadden   Sheet   

Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica Dunlin Calidris alpina Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula Common Tern Sterna hirundo Red Knot Calidris canutus Common Eider Somateria mollissima
1     52     Sandwich Tern    Thalasseus sandvicensis     
1     40     Eurasian Oystercatcher    Haematopus ostralegus     
1     13     Common Shelduck    Tadorna tadorna     
1     49     Bar-tailed Godwit    Limosa lapponica     
1     49     Dunlin    Calidris alpina     
1     43     Grey Plover    Pluvialis squatarola     
1     43     Common Ringed Plover    Charadrius hiaticula     
1     52     Common Tern    Sterna hirundo     
1     49     Red Knot    Calidris canutus     
1     13     Common Eider    Somateria mollissima     

2016.02   25.04.2016   Griend, Wadden   Prestige booklet   2016.01

Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica Dunlin Calidris alpina Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula Common Tern Sterna hirundo Red Knot Calidris canutus Common Eider Somateria mollissima
1     52     Sandwich Tern    Thalasseus sandvicensis     
1     40     Eurasian Oystercatcher    Haematopus ostralegus     
1     13     Common Shelduck    Tadorna tadorna     
1     49     Bar-tailed Godwit    Limosa lapponica     
1     49     Dunlin    Calidris alpina     
1     43     Grey Plover    Pluvialis squatarola     
1     43     Common Ringed Plover    Charadrius hiaticula     
1     52     Common Tern    Sterna hirundo     
1     49     Red Knot    Calidris canutus     
1     13     Common Eider    Somateria mollissima     

2017.01   17.07.2017   Life in the North Sea   2x5v sheet   
Northern Gannet Morus bassanus
1L     66     Northern Gannet    Morus bassanus     

2017.02   17.07.2017   Life in the North Sea   Prestige booklet   2017.01
Northern Gannet Morus bassanus
1L     66     Northern Gannet    Morus bassanus     

2017.03   17.07.2017   Voorlinden museum   10v sheet   
Eurasian Wren Troglodytes troglodytes
1     214     Eurasian Wren    Troglodytes troglodytes     

2019.01   23.04.2019   Europa   3x2v sheet   
European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus
1     236     European Goldfinch    Carduelis carduelis     
1     174     Bohemian Waxwing    Bombycilla garrulus     

2019.02   23.04.2019   Europa   2x2v booklet   2019.01
European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus
1     236     European Goldfinch    Carduelis carduelis     
1     174     Bohemian Waxwing    Bombycilla garrulus     

2019.03   20.05.2019   Gardenbirds   Sheet   
Eurasian Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus Eurasian Wren Troglodytes troglodytes European Robin Erithacus rubecula House Sparrow Passer domesticus Goldcrest Regulus regulus Great Tit Parus major
1     181     Eurasian Blue Tit    Cyanistes caeruleus     
1     214     Eurasian Wren    Troglodytes troglodytes     
1     223     European Robin    Erithacus rubecula     
1     228     House Sparrow    Passer domesticus     
1     211     Goldcrest    Regulus regulus     
1     181     Great Tit    Parus major     

2020.01   02.01.2020   Birds of prey   Sheet, sa   

Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus European Honey Buzzard Pernis apivorus Red Kite Milvus milvus Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus Eurasian Hobby Falco subbuteo Long-eared Owl Asio otus White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla
1     77     Western Osprey    Pandion haliaetus     
1     78     European Honey Buzzard    Pernis apivorus     
1     78     Red Kite    Milvus milvus     
1     80     Short-eared Owl    Asio flammeus     
1     78     Montagu's Harrier    Circus pygargus     
1     104     Common Kestrel    Falco tinnunculus     
1     78     Hen Harrier    Circus cyaneus     
1     104     Eurasian Hobby    Falco subbuteo     
1     80     Long-eared Owl    Asio otus     
1     78     White-tailed Eagle    Haliaeetus albicilla     

2020.02   24.02.2020   Farmland birds   Sheet, sa   

Western Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata Eurasian Skylark Alauda arvensis Grey Partridge Perdix perdix Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus Little Owl Athene noctua Common Redshank Tringa totanus Eurasian Skylark Alauda arvensis
1     234     Western Yellow Wagtail    Motacilla flava     
1     13     Northern Shoveler    Spatula clypeata     
1     49     Black-tailed Godwit    Limosa limosa     
1     49     Eurasian Curlew    Numenius arquata     
1     27     European Turtle Dove    Streptopelia turtur     
and     185     Eurasian Skylark    Alauda arvensis     
1     10     Grey Partridge    Perdix perdix     
1     43     Northern Lapwing    Vanellus vanellus     
1     80     Little Owl    Athene noctua     
1     49     Common Redshank    Tringa totanus     
1     185     Eurasian Skylark    Alauda arvensis     

2020.03   15.06.2020   Coastal birds   Sheet, sa   

Little Tern Sternula albifrons Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus
1     52     Little Tern    Sternula albifrons     
1     53     Parasitic Jaeger    Stercorarius parasiticus     
1     49     Ruddy Turnstone    Arenaria interpres     
1     237     Snow Bunting    Plectrophenax nivalis     
1     52     Black-legged Kittiwake    Rissa tridactyla     
1     52     Great Black-backed Gull    Larus marinus     
1     185     Horned Lark    Eremophila alpestris     
1     42     Pied Avocet    Recurvirostra avosetta     
1     49     Purple Sandpiper    Calidris maritima     
1     43     Kentish Plover    Charadrius alexandrinus     

2020.04   14.09.2020   Birds of woods   Sheet, sa   

Northern Raven Corvus corax Coal Tit Periparus ater Brambling Fringilla montifringilla Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata Great Grey Shrike Lanius excubitor Black Grouse Lyrurus tetrix Eurasian Wryneck Jynx torquilla Willow Tit Poecile montanus
1     165     Northern Raven    Corvus corax     
1     181     Coal Tit    Periparus ater     
1     236     Brambling    Fringilla montifringilla     
1     102     Great Spotted Woodpecker    Dendrocopos major     
1     223     Common Redstart    Phoenicurus phoenicurus     
1     223     Spotted Flycatcher    Muscicapa striata     
1     159     Great Grey Shrike    Lanius excubitor     
1     10     Black Grouse    Lyrurus tetrix     
1     102     Eurasian Wryneck    Jynx torquilla     
1     181     Willow Tit    Poecile montanus     

2021.01   04.01.2021   Dwingelderveld   10v sheet, sa   
Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella Common Crane Grus grus
1     239     Yellowhammer    Emberiza citrinella     
1     32     Common Crane    Grus grus     

2021.02   22.02.2021   De Onlanden   10v sheet, sa   
Ruff Calidris pugnax Great Egret Ardea alba Eurasian Wigeon Mareca penelope
1     49     Ruff    Calidris pugnax     
1     70     Great Egret    Ardea alba     
1     13     Eurasian Wigeon    Mareca penelope     

2021.03   14.06.2021   Duingebied   10v sheet, sa   
1     223     Common Nightingale    Luscinia megarhynchos     

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Location: Western Europe
Population: 16.6 million
Climate: temperate; marine; cool summers and mild winters
Terrain: mostly coastal lowland and reclaimed land (polders); some hills in southeast

Birds: 463 species

Links:
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14.06.2021