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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1956.01   30.10.1956   Northern countries' day      
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus
35ø     8     Whooper Swan    Cygnus cygnus     
65ø     8     Whooper Swan    Cygnus cygnus     = 35ø

1970.01   10.04.1970   Nature conservation year   4v set   
White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla
1k     78     White-tailed Eagle    Haliaeetus albicilla     

1980.01   18.04.1980   Norwegian birds   2 booklets   
Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus Mallard Anas platyrhynchos White-throated Dipper Cinclus cinclus Great Tit Parus major
1k     40     Eurasian Oystercatcher    Haematopus ostralegus     
1k     8     Mallard    Anas platyrhynchos     
1.25k     225     White-throated Dipper    Cinclus cinclus     
1.25k     182     Great Tit    Parus major     

1981.01   26.02.1981   Norwegian birds   2 booklets   
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica Black Guillemot Cepphus grylle
1.30k     8     Lesser White-fronted Goose    Anser erythropus     
1.30k     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     
1.50k     54     Atlantic Puffin    Fratercula arctica     
1.50k     54     Black Guillemot    Cepphus grylle     

1982.01   01.04.1982   Norwegian birds   Booklet   
Bluethroat Luscinia svecica European Robin Erithacus rubecula
2k     224     Bluethroat    Luscinia svecica     
2k     224     European Robin    Erithacus rubecula     

1983.01   14.04.1983   Norwegian birds   Booklet   
Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis Little Auk Alle alle
2.50k     8     Barnacle Goose    Branta leucopsis     
2.50k     54     Little Auk    Alle alle     

1985.01   14.11.1985   Christmas   Booklet   
Eurasian Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula
2.50k     237     Eurasian Bullfinch    Pyrrhula pyrrhula     cl
2.50k     237     Eurasian Bullfinch    Pyrrhula pyrrhula     = 1, cr

1986.01   11.04.1986   Europa   2v set   
European Robin Erithacus rubecula
2.50k     224     European Robin    Erithacus rubecula     

1988.01   18.02.1988   Norwegian fauna   2v set   
Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus
2.90k     13     Western Capercaillie    Tetrao urogallus     

1990.01   23.02.1990   Norwegian fauna   2v set   
Mute Swan Cygnus olor
3.20k     8     Mute Swan    Cygnus olor     

1991.01   21.02.1991   Norwegian fauna   2v set   
Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus
6.40k     80     Boreal Owl    Aegolius funereus     

1991.02   16.04.1991   Kristiansand 350 years      
Common Tern Sterna hirundo Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus
3.20k     52     Common Tern    Sterna hirundo     
5.50k     52     Black-headed Gull    Chroicocephalus ridibundus     

1997.01   16.04.1997   Lighthouse   Booklet   
Common Tern Sterna hirundo Common Tern Sterna hirundo
5k     52     Common Tern    Sterna hirundo     cl
5k     52     Common Tern    Sterna hirundo     = 1, cr

1999.01   12.04.1999   Tourism   Booklet   
Mute Swan Cygnus olor Mute Swan Cygnus olor
4k     8     Mute Swan    Cygnus olor     cl
4k     8     Mute Swan    Cygnus olor     = 1, cr

1999.02   31.12.1999   Norway 2000   Booklet, sa   
European Shag Gulosus aristotelis
4k     68     European Shag    Gulosus aristotelis     

2000.01   07.04.2000   Norwegian fauna   Booklet   
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos
5k     78     Golden Eagle    Aquila chrysaetos     ct
5k     78     Golden Eagle    Aquila chrysaetos     = 1, cb

2000.02   17.11.2000   Christmas   2v booklet, sa   
Eurasian Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula Eurasian Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula
4.20k     237     Eurasian Bullfinch    Pyrrhula pyrrhula     ct
4.20k     237     Eurasian Bullfinch    Pyrrhula pyrrhula     = 1, cb

2006.01   29.03.2006   Wild animals in Norway   5v set   
Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos
8.50k     13     Western Capercaillie    Tetrao urogallus     
10k     78     Golden Eagle    Aquila chrysaetos     

2009.01   02.01.2009   Norwegian fauna   3v set   
Willow Ptarmigan Lagopus lagopus
25k     13     Willow Ptarmigan    Lagopus lagopus     

2015.01   02.01.2015   Birds   sa   
Eurasian Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus Crested Tit Lophophanes cristatus
16k     182     Eurasian Blue Tit    Cyanistes caeruleus     
16k     182     Crested Tit    Lophophanes cristatus     

2015.02   02.01.2015   Wildlife in Norway   sa   
Eurasian Eagle-Owl Bubo bubo
31k     80     Eurasian Eagle-Owl    Bubo bubo     

2015.03   03.10.2015   Birds   sa   
King Eider Somateria spectabilis Common Eider Somateria mollissima White Wagtail Motacilla alba Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe
B     8     King Eider    Somateria spectabilis     
B     8     Common Eider    Somateria mollissima     
A     235     White Wagtail    Motacilla alba     
A     224     Northern Wheatear    Oenanthe oenanthe     

2017.01   02.01.2017   Birds   sa   
Merlin Falco columbarius Eurasian Hobby Falco subbuteo
20k     104     Merlin    Falco columbarius     
20k     104     Eurasian Hobby    Falco subbuteo     

2018.01   02.01.2018   Birds   sa   
Great Grey Owl Strix nebulosa Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus Rough-legged Buzzard Buteo lagopus
Innland     80     Great Grey Owl    Strix nebulosa     
21k     80     Snowy Owl    Bubo scandiacus     
48k     78     Rough-legged Buzzard    Buteo lagopus     

2018.02   16.02.2018   Bouvet Island   2v set, sa   
Chinstrap Penguin Pygoscelis antarcticus
38k     59     Chinstrap Penguin    Pygoscelis antarcticus     

2019.01   11.04.2019   Europa   sa   
White-throated Dipper Cinclus cinclus
*     225     White-throated Dipper    Cinclus cinclus     

2021.01   23.04.2021   Europa   2v set, sa   
Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica
*     54     Atlantic Puffin    Fratercula arctica     

2023.01   07.11.2023   Domesticated animals   2v set, sa   
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
*     8     Mallard    Anas platyrhynchos     

2024.01   14.03.2024   Bear Island   3v set   
Common Murre Uria aalge
*     54     Common Murre    Uria aalge     sa

2024.02   14.03.2024   Bear Island   Prestige booklet   2024.01
Common Murre Uria aalge
*     54     Common Murre    Uria aalge     gummed

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Location: Northern Europe
Population: 4.5 million
Climate: temperate along coast, modified by North Atlantic Current; colder interior; rainy year-round on west coast
Terrain: mostly high plateaus and rugged mountains broken by fertile valleys; small, scattered plains; coastline deeply indented by fjords; arctic tundra in north

Birds: 473 species
National bird: Dipper

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