New bird stamps found on the web

This page is for listing stamps I am aware of and may need. Some are found on official sites, while others are listed on dealers' sites.
If you know of new bird stamps not listed here, please let me know!
Latest additions: Ireland, Mozambique updated, Guinea Bissau, Uruguay, Poland updated, Falkland Is., Cuba
Expected later
Country Detail Date of Issue Status Source of information
Falkland Is.
New
Colours in Nature III: 4 stamps with two featuring King Penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus) and Blackish Oystercatcher (Haematopus ater). These stamps may eventually be obtained directly from the Falkland Islands Philatelic Bureau. 16 September 2014 Thumb down Pobjoy Stamps.
Switzerland
New
The programme for 2014 lists a fauna issue of 4 stamps with one featuring Eurasian Nutcracker (Nucifraga caryocatactes). 4 September 2014 Reminder European Bird Stamps and Swiss Post
Australia Nostalgic advertisements - 5 stamps with 3 having stylised birds which could be Little Penguin (Eudyptula minor), Laughing Kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae) and Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica). The image is taken from the online version of Stamp Bulletin 329. Here's the poster with the Swallow. 19 August 2014 Thumb down Australia Post.
Denmark
New
Art: odd stamp which looks like a frame and has a Tawny Owl (Strix aluco). August 2014 Reminder Correspondent
Namibia Kalahari: 10 stamps with 2 featuring Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus) and Ring-necked Dove (Streptopelia capicola). 28 July 2014 Reminder Nampost
Uruguay
New
Centenary of the city of Tranqueras: single featuring Greater Rhea (Rhea americana). 22 July 2014 Thumb down Uruguay Post
Ireland
New
Definitives: pair with one featuring Black-legged Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla). 21 July 2014 Reminder Irish Post
Singapore
New
Islands of Singapore: 4 stamps with one having probable White-bellied Sea-Eagle (Haliaeetus leucogaster). 18 July 2014 Thumb down Singapore Post
Indonesia
Image and species added 16 July 2014
Water Birds: 4 stamps featuring Milky Stork (Mycteria cinerea), Javan Plover (Charadrius javanicus), Blue-faced Rail (Gymnocrex rosenbergii) and White-shouldered Ibis (Pseudibis davisoni). 15 July 2014 Reminder Correspondent
Maldives
New
Stamperija has listed several new sets with various themes. Red list has 4 stamps with one featuring Javan Hawk-Eagle (Spizaetus bartelsi). 5 July 2014 Thumb down Stamperija
New Zealand Legendary Landmarks: 18 stamps with one featuring Otorohanga having presumed North Island Brown Kiwi (Apteryx mantelli). 2 July 2014 Thumb down New Zealand Post
Poland
Image and species added 26 July 2014
Polish Birds: souvenir sheet featuring European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster). July 2014 Reminder Polish Post and Delcampe
Japan World Heritage - Mount Fuji: 10 stamps with one featuring Mute Swan (Cygnus olor). 26 June 2014 Thumb down Ebay
France Paris Zoo: single featuring various animals including the head of a presumed Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus). Details of this issue may be found in Philinfo for June 2014. 23 June 2014 Thumb down French Post
Kyrgyzstan WWF: 4 stamps featuring Cinereous Vulture (Aegypius monachus). This FDC gives the date. 21 June 2014 Reminder Delcampe
St. Maarten
Better image added 3 July 2014
Birds: 12 stamps featuring Chestnut Woodpecker (Celeus elegans), Cream-coloured Woodpecker (Celeus flavus), Dark-billed Cuckoo (Coccyzus melacoryphus), Black-capped Donacobius (Donacobius atricapilla), Swallow-tailed Kite (Elanoides forficatus), Swallow-tailed Hummingbird (Eupetomena macrourus), Pearl Kite (Gampsonyx swainsonii), Grey-headed Kite (Leptodon cayanensis), Tropical Mockingbird (Mimus gilvus), Blue-crowned Motmot (Momotus momota), Golden-olive Woodpecker (Piculus rubiginosus) and Golden-collared Woodpecker (Veniliornis cassini). 18 June 2014 Thumb down International Philatelic Agencies and Delcampe
South Africa Critically Endangered Birds: 5 stamps featuring probable Damara Tern (Sterna balaenarum), Leach's Storm-Petrel (Oceanodroma leucorhoa), Taita Falcon (Falco fasciinucha), Wandering Albatross (Diomedea exulans) and White-winged Flufftail (Sarothrura ayresi). 11 June 2014 Reminder Delcampe
Brazil Diplomatic Relationship Series: Brazil - Philippines: endangered birds: 2 stamps featuring Crowned Eagle (Harpyhaliaetus coronatus) and Great Philippine Eagle (Pithecophaga jefferyi). This issue may be found in Brazil Post's shop. 10 June 2014 Reminder Brazil Post and Delcampe
Indonesia
New
Environmental Care: 2 stamps with one featuring Lesser Adjutant (Leptoptilos javanicus). 5 June 2014 Reminder Correspondent
Uzbekistan
New
Fauna - 2 stamps featuring Macqueen's Bustard (Chlamydotis macqueenii) and Little Bustard (Tetrax tetrax). 30 May 2014 Reminder Former Soviet Union New Issues
Togo WWF: 4 stamps featuring Stanley Bustard (Neotis denhami). 20 May 2014 Reminder Stamperija
Burundi Stamperija has listed several new sets on various themes. The issue for Wading Birds has 4 stamps featuring Helmeted Guineafowl (Numida meleagris), Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus), Grey Crowned-Crane (Balearica regulorum) and Hamerkop (Scopus umbretta). Birds of Prey has 4 stamps featuring Crowned Hawk-Eagle (Stephanoaetus coronatus), African Fish-Eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer), Black-breasted Snake-Eagle (Circaetus pectoralis) and Grey Kestrel (Falco ardosiaceus). Owls has 4 stamps featuring Red-chested Owlet (Glaucidium tephronotum) - right bird, Pearl-spotted Owlet (Glaucidium perlatum) - left bird, Southern White-faced Owl (Ptilopsis granti), Spotted Eagle-Owl (Bubo africanus) and Marsh Owl (Asio capensis). Song Birds has 4 stamps featuring Double-toothed Barbet (Lybius bidentatus), Red-billed Firefinch (Lagonosticta senegala), Black-fronted Bushshrike (Telophorus nigrifrons), Little Bee-eater (Merops pusillus). I disagree with some of the names on the stamps! 19 May 2014 Reminder Stamperija
Botswana Birds - 14 stamps featuring Harlequin Quail (Coturnix delegorguei), Burchell's Sandgrouse (Pterocles burchelli), African Skimmer (Rynchops flavirostris), Bradfield's Hornbill (Tockus bradfieldi), Purple Swamphen (Porphyrio porphyrio), Pied Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta), Kori Bustard (Ardeotis kori), African Spoonbill (Platalea alba), Secretarybird (Sagittarius serpentarius), Spotted Eagle-Owl (Bubo africanus), Red Bishop (Euplectes orix), Blue-breasted Cordonbleu (Uraeginthus angolensis), Red Bishop (Euplectes orix) again and African Paradise-Flycatcher (Terpsiphone viridis). This FDC gives the date. 16 May 2014 Reminder Delcampe
Micronesia Seabirds: 8 stamps featuring Black Tern (Chlidonias niger), Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus), Sabine's Gull (Xema sabini), Common Tern (Sterna hirundo), Mew Gull (Larus canus), White-winged Tern (Chlidonias leucopterus), Wilson's Storm-Petrel (Oceanites oceanicus) and probable Pomarine Jaeger (Stercorarius pomarinus). This issue has appeared on the IGPC's site. 8 May 2014 Reminder Delcampe and IGPC
Guyana Definitives: 20 stamps with 8 birds which are probably Red-billed Toucan (Ramphastos tucanus), Scarlet Ibis (Eudocimus ruber), Purple Honeycreeper (Cyanerpes caeruleus), Black Curassow (Crax alector), Scarlet Macaw (Ara macao), Yellow-crowned Parrot (Amazona ochrocephala), Guianan Cock-of-the-rock (Rupicola rupicola) and Harpy Eagle (Harpia harpyja). May 2014 Reminder Delcampe
Grenada Parrots: single additional to the series started in 2013 featuring a very green bird whose name I cannot read. I wonder when the $200 stamp will appear! May 2014 Thumb down Delcampe
Mozambique
New
Two more issues added 26 July 2014
Stamperija has listed several new sets on various themes. The issue for Owls has 4 stamps featuring Barn Owl (Tyto alba), European Scops-Owl (Otus scops), probable Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus) and Boreal Owl (Aegolius funereus). One owl is labelled "Strix aluco", which is obviously incorrect as it has ear tufts! The Boreal Owl has been taken from this image. I hope they obtained permission... The souvenir sheet has Little Owl (Athene noctua).
Update: More themes, including
Wildlife of Russia - Owls which has 4 stamps featuring Great Grey Owl (Strix nebulosa), Ural Owl (Strix uralensis), Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus) and Northern Hawk Owl (Surnia ulula). The souvenir sheet has Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiaca).
Wildlife of Australia - Waterbirds which has 4 stamps featuring Little Black Cormorant (Phalacrocorax sulcirostris), Australasian Darter (Anhinga novaehollandiae), Little Pied Cormorant (Phalacrocorax melanoleucos) and Black Swan (Cygnus atratus). The souvenir sheet has Australian Pelican (Pelecanus conspicillatus).
Wildlife of Antarctica - Penguins which has 4 stamps featuring Emperor Penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri), Gentoo Penguin (Pygoscelis papua), Adelie Penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) and Chinstrap Penguin (Pygoscelis antarctica). The souvenir sheet has King Penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus).
30 April 2014 Thumb down Stamperija
Niger
New
Stamperija has listed several new sets with various themes. Red List has 4 stamps with two featuring Rueppell's Griffon (Gyps rueppellii) and Grey Crowned-Crane (Balearica regulorum). The souvenir sheet has Basra Reed-warbler (Acrocephalus griseldis) in the border. Centenary of the First World War has 4 stamps with one featuring a homing Rock Pigeon (Columba livia) equiped with a camera. 25 April 2014 Thumb down Stamperija
Japan Philatelic Week: 4 stamps with a few stylised cranes and other birds. 18 April 2014 Thumb down Japan Post
Isle of Man Battle of Clontarf Millennium: 6 stamps, with at least one having a stylised Common Raven (Corvus corax). 15 April 2014 Thumb down Isle of Man Post
Great Britain Buckingham Palace: 6 main stamps, one of which features a painting of the palace by Joseph Nash and includes small images of Mute Swan (Cygnus olor) and Black Swan (Cygnus atratus). Here's a more detailed account of this issue. 15 April 2014 Thumb down Royal Mail and Norvic Philatelics
Gambia African Penguin: 3 stamps and souvenir sheet all featuring Jackass Penguin (Spheniscus demersus). 2 April 2014 Thumb down IGPC
Maldives Stamperija has listed several new sets with various themes. Birds of Prey has 4 stamps featuring Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus), Pallid Harrier (Circus macrourus), Oriental Honey-buzzard (Pernis ptilorhynchus) and Amur Falcon (Falco amurensis). The souvenir sheet has Lesser Kestrel (Falco naumanni). Owls of the Indian Ocean has 4 stamps featuring Oriental Bay-owl (Phodilus badius), Brown Wood-Owl (Strix leptogrammica), Boreal Owl (Aegolius funereus) and Brown Fish-Owl (Ketupa zeylonensis). The souvenir sheet has Barn Owl (Tyto alba). 1 April 2014 Reminder Stamperija
São Tomé e Príncipe
One more issue added 19 July 2014
Stamperija has listed several new sets on various themes. The issue for Red List has 4 stamps with 2 featuring Ural Owl (Strix uralensis) and New Caledonian Parakeet (Cyanoramphus saissetti). According to the name on the stamp, the designer intended to show Antipodes Parakeet (Cyanoramphus unicolor), but used this image.
Update: More themes, including
50th anniversary of building the Forth Road Bridge which has 4 stamps with 2 featuring probable Arctic Tern (Sterna paradisaea) and Sandwich Tern (Sterna sandvicensis). The souvenir sheet has Northern Gannet (Morus bassanus).
25 March 2014 Thumb down Stamperija
Solomon Is.
New
Stamperija has listed several new sets on various themes. The issue for Birds of Great Britain has 4 stamps featuring Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus), Red-breasted Goose (Branta ruficollis), Tufted Puffin (Fratercula cirrhata) and Mute Swan (Cygnus olor). The souvenir sheet features Green-winged Teal (Anas carolinensis). The choice of species is quite amusing. The Puffin occurred once in 2009 as a completely unexpected vagrant. The Goose and Teal occur occasionally but may have escaped from wildfowl collections. 10 March 2014 Thumb down Stamperija
Uganda Canary: 4 stamps featuring Yellow-fronted Canary (Serinus mozambicus) and Island Canary (Serinus canaria). The latter also appears on the souvenir sheet 26 February 2014 Reminder Stamperija
Guinea-Bissau
New
Stamperija has listed several new sets with various themes. Red List has 5 stamps with one featuring Flores Scops-owl (Otus alfredi). The souvenir sheet has 2 stamps with one featuring Egyptian Vulture (Neophron percnopterus). 10 February 2014 Reminder Stamperija
Palestine State of Palestine: sheet of 5 stamps, one of which features Palestine Sunbird (Cinnyris oseus). January 2014 Thumb down Ebay
Cuba
New
40th anniversary of Diplomatic Relations with Nigeria: single featuring Cuban Trogon (Priotelus temnurus) and Narina Trogon (Apaloderma narina). Will Nigeria issue this stamp too? ???? 2014 Thumb down Delcampe
China
New
Huangmei Opera: 3 stamps with one having Eurasian Magpie (Pica pica). ???? 2014 Thumb down Delcampe
Syria Victory Day: single featuring presumed Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos). ???? 2014 Thumb down Correspondent
Antigua Parrots of the World: 4 stamps and a miniature sheet with Eclectus Parrot (Eclectus roratus), Blue-and-yellow Macaw (Ara ararauna), Black-capped Lory (Lorius lory), Sun Parakeet (Aratinga solstitialis), Rainbow Lorikeet (Trichoglossus haematodus) and Hyacinth Macaw (Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus).
Update: Another part of this topic has appeared - when will it end?
???? 2014 Thumb down Commonwealth Stamps blog
Kenya 50 Years of Diplomatic Relations with China: souvenir sheet with Red-crowned Crane (Grus japonensis). 20 December 2013 Thumb down Delcampe
Togo Stamperija has listed several new sets with various themes.
Owls has 4 stamps featuring Northern Saw-whet Owl (Aegolius acadicus), Barred Owl (Strix varia), Spotted Owl (Strix occidentalis) and Western Screech-owl (Megascops kennicottii). The souvenir sheet has Barn Owl (Tyto alba).
Update: More themes, including
Predators which has 4 stamps with one featuring Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) eating a probable Rock Pigeon (Columba livia) based on this photograph, and the Rijksmuseum which has 4 stamps with one featuring Mute Swan (Cygnus olor) based on this painting.
5 December 2013 Thumb down Stamperija
Mozambique Stamperija has listed several new sets on various themes. The issue for Birds of Prey has 4 stamps featuring Bonelli's Eagle (Aquila fasciata), Short-toed Eagle (Circaetus gallicus) and two stamps labelled African Hawk-Eagle (Aquila spilogaster), though I think only the second of the two shows this species. The souvenir sheet has Tawny Eagle (Aquila rapax).
Update: Endangered Species has 4 stamps with one claiming to show Bismarck Masked-owl (Tyto aurantia). I could not find any photographs of this "very poorly known" species so I think the wrong species has been selected. The souvenir sheet has the presumed extinct Dodo (Raphus cucullatus)! Another issue has extinct species which include an owl (Sceloglaux albifacies) and the Passenger Pigeon (Ectopistes migratorius). Global Warming has 4 stamps with one featuring Adelie Penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae).
25 November 2013 Reminder Stamperija
Guinea-Bissau Stamperija has listed several new sets with various themes. Famous from G-B has 9 stamps with one featuring gulls which will be an interesting identification challenge!
Owls has 4 stamps featuring Eastern Screech-Owl (Megascops asio), Mountain Scops-Owl (Otus spilocephalus), Greater Sooty-Owl (Tyto tenebricosa) and Spectacled Owl (Pulsatrix perspicillata). The souvenir sheet has Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiaca).
18 November 2013 Reminder Stamperija
France UNESCO: single featuring Red-crowned Crane (Grus japonensis). 12 November 2013 Thumb down wikitimbres.fr
Burundi Stamperija has listed several new sets on various themes. The issue for Owls has 4 stamps featuring Northern Long-eared Owl (Asio otus), Striped Owl (Pseudoscops clamator), Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus) and Great Grey Owl (Strix nebulosa). The souvenir sheet has Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus) hunting a probable White-winged Dove (Zenaida asiatica).
Update: More themes, including
Birds of Prey which has 4 stamps featuring Augur Buzzard (Buteo augur), White-backed Vulture (Gyps africanus), Verreaux's Eagle (Aquila verreauxii) and Steppe Eagle (Aquila nipalensis). The souvenir sheet has Bateleur (Terathopius ecaudatus).
20 August 2013 Reminder Stamperija
Kenya United Nations Environmental Programme: 3 sets of 3 stamps. Part 2 includes one stamp for CITES which has various examples of protected species in the images making up the letters "CITES". There seems to be a Cockatoo and Great Hornbill (Buceros bicornis). A closer examination may reveal other birds and the identity of the Cockatoo. 22 June 2012 Thumb down Commonwealth Stamps blog
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