Links


Specialist Bird Stamp Sites

Theme Birds on Stamps
Kjell Scharning's online catalogue of bird stamps
Philately with Two Wings
Pascal Paulet's collection of bird stamps of the world in French.
Biophilately
American Topical Association's Biology Unit, dedicated to the international cooperative study of biological postage stamps and related material.
Israeli Birds on Stamps
Dedicated to stamps featuring Israeli Birds.
Southern African Birds on Stamps
Dedicated to stamps featuring Southern African Birds, more particularly those birds that appear in "Roberts Birds of Southern Africa".
Birds on the Stamps of Sweden
A list of all the Swedish bird stamps with very good quality images. Most of the site is in Swedish.
J.J.Audubon Paintings on Stamps
Venkat S.Tata's comprehensive site with links to species reports on BirdLife International
Tits and Chickadees on stamps
Madelèn Essens' site devoted to Tits on stamps in Dutch and English.
Owl Stamps
Part of a large, comprehensive site that also includes the topic of books on stamps. Regularly updated.
Parrots on stamps
Needs Java and is in French.
National Birds of the World
An impressive list by Narena Olliver, of New Zealand Birds, with many illustrated by stamps.
Birds on Stamps: Alternative Collecting Areas
Ed Hammond's collection of stamps not found in most catalogues.
Birds on Stamps: by Malcolm Ogilvie
An introduction to collecting birds on stamps from an ornithologist's view.

Specialist Birding Sites

Fat Birder
The site to visit if looking for other birding websites of any sort anywhere.

General Stamp Sites

Stampnews.com
Illustrated Stamp Collecting News from every corner of the Stamp World

Australian Stamp Collecting Resources

The Ultimate Guide to Stamp Collecting

StampDir.com
The Directory for Stamp Collectors

Stamp Collecting and Philately for Kids and Adults Alike
Advice for anyone intending to start stamp collecting with links to many sites.

Stamporama
The Stamp Club for People Who Love Stamps.

Basics of Stamp Collecting
Useful ideas for people just starting the hobby.

Stamp and Philatelic Links
Free resource for Stamp and Philatelic collectors.

PhilaGuide: The Golden Guide for Philatelists
Philatelic Resources, Postal History, Philatelic Dictionaries, Philatelic Specials and.... much more.

Fabio's Stamp Resources
Authoritative source for information about postal authorities.

Stamp Websites
Growing resource for finding websites of dealers and collectors.

2-Clicks Stamps
Postage stamps collecting directory, stamp collectors philatelic guide.

Worldwide Stamp Catalogues
An overview of published and online stamp catalogues worldwide, per country and thematic.

Encyclopaedia Philatelica
Multilingual encyclopaedia composed from four sections: people, fauna, flora and geography. Picture gallery about iconography, genealogy, history, art and taxonomy.

Other Themes

Vijaya & Venkat Tata's Thematic Page of Indian Stamps
New site showing Indian stamps of various themes, including some useful pages on birds.

Paleophilatelie
A focal point between Paleontology and Philately(Philatelie).
You can find here some information about Palaeontology Science (latest news, science history and development, link to palaeontology related web sites etc.) and its representation of Philatelic items (palaeontologists, fossils, prehistoric animals, dinosaurs, fossils etc.)

Reptiles on Stamps
Comprehensive site by Nils Boysen featuring reptiles and amphibians with links between species and countries. Distribution maps are excellent.

Suppliers

Tony Bray
A well known and reliable supplier of new issues.

Philatelic Supplies
Very large stock of bird stamps always up to date.

PostBeeld.com
The largest Internet stamp shop. Very well organised and excellent online ordering system.

NeoFila
A good source for bird stamps from some of the "prolific" African countries.

Coin Holder - Coin Supply Planet is an online ordering system that offers coin supplies including a Coin Display Holder, Capital Plastic Coin Holder, and Pocket Coin Holder.

PhilaNature
Nils Boysen is offering some self-made species sheets

Other Links

The Bird Stamp Society
If you collect stamps with birds, please consider joining this international organisation.

Review of Domfil's catalogue
A very useful addition to the library of anyone who collects bird stamps.

Account of my holiday in Mallorca
Illustrated with bird stamps.

Home Made Stamps
Details of personal or home-made stamps.

Auction Sites

Delcampe.com
Includes a good selection of older sets which can be difficult to find. Can be a good source for new stamps too.

UniSquare Stamps Marketplace
Newly launched marketplace with no listing fees and only a simple, low, flat 2% final value commission fee only if an item is sold. This could become as popular as Delcampe.com.

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