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Bird stamps from Sharjah

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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1965.01   20.02.1965   Birds      
Rock Dove Columba livia Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops Rock Dove Columba livia Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops
30n     27     Rock Dove    Columba livia     
40n     10     Red Junglefowl    Gallus gallus     
75n     84     Eurasian Hoopoe    Upupa epops     
1.50r     27     Rock Dove    Columba livia     = 30n
2r     10     Red Junglefowl    Gallus gallus     = 40n
3r     84     Eurasian Hoopoe    Upupa epops     = 75n

1966.01   Surcharge      1965.01
30d     27     Rock Dove    Columba livia     

1967.01   02.01.1967   Japanese paintings   3v set   
Green Pheasant Phasianus versicolor
1r     10     Green Pheasant    Phasianus versicolor     

1968.01   21.03.1968   Mother's day      
Blue-and-yellow Macaw Ara ararauna
5r     107     Blue-and-yellow Macaw    Ara ararauna     imp

1972.01   27.07.1972   Birds      
Black Grouse Lyrurus tetrix Stock Dove Columba oenas Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus Hazel Grouse Tetrastes bonasia Eurasian Tree Sparrow Passer montanus
20d     10     Black Grouse    Lyrurus tetrix     
25d     27     Stock Dove    Columba oenas     
75d     70     Little Bittern    Ixobrychus minutus     
1r     10     Hazel Grouse    Tetrastes bonasia     
2r     228     Eurasian Tree Sparrow    Passer montanus     

1972.02   27.07.1972   Birds      
Regent Bowerbird Sericulus chrysocephalus
4r     128     Regent Bowerbird    Sericulus chrysocephalus     imp

1972.03   Birds      
Great Tit Parus major Eurasian Jay Garrulus glandarius Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis Red Crossbill Loxia curvirostra Common Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos
25d     181     Great Tit    Parus major     
35d     165     Eurasian Jay    Garrulus glandarius     
50d     102     Great Spotted Woodpecker    Dendrocopos major     
65d     90     Common Kingfisher    Alcedo atthis     
1r     236     Red Crossbill    Loxia curvirostra     
3r     223     Common Nightingale    Luscinia megarhynchos     

1972.04   Birds      
Grey Partridge Perdix perdix White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla Black Stork Ciconia nigra Great Bustard Otis tarda Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus Rock Ptarmigan Lagopus muta
25d     10     Grey Partridge    Perdix perdix     
35d     78     White-tailed Eagle    Haliaeetus albicilla     
50d     64     Black Stork    Ciconia nigra     
65d     23     Great Bustard    Otis tarda     
1r     13     Pink-footed Goose    Anser brachyrhynchus     
3r     10     Rock Ptarmigan    Lagopus muta     

1972.05   Birds      
Mute Swan Cygnus olor Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus
1r     13     Mute Swan    Cygnus olor     
1r     10     Wild Turkey    Meleagris gallopavo     
1r     10     Red Junglefowl    Gallus gallus     

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Location: Middle East
Status: No longer a stamp-issuing entity. Sharjah joined with the other Trucial States to form the United Arab Emirates in 1971.

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