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: Niger, TAAF updated, TAAF, New Caledonia, Faroe Is., Japan, Iraq updated, Tanzania updated
Expected laterupdated
 
Country Detail Date of Issue Status Source of information
Slovenia
New
Birds: 5 stamps featuring Green Woodpecker (Picus viridis), European Honey-buzzard (Pernis apivorus), Hazel Grouse (Bonasa bonasia), Firecrest (Regulus ignicapillus) and European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster). The image is taken from Bulletin 110 for March, 2016. ?? May 2016 Reminder Slovenia Post
Malawi Malawi Post Office Philatelic Bureau has published its Programme for 2016 on its Facebook and it includes "Indigenous Birds of Malawi" with no further details. 27 May 2016 Reminder Malawi PA's Facebook
TAAF
New
Sooty Albatross identification corrected 28 April 2016
Albatros: souvenir sheet featuring 6 species of Albatross: Wandering Albatross (Diomedea exulans), Amsterdam Albatross (Diomedea exulans amsterdamensis), Yellow-nosed Albatross (Thalassarche chlororhynchos), Black-browed Albatross (Thalassarche melanophris), Light-mantled Albatross (Phoebetria palpebrata) and Shy Albatross (Thalassarche cauta). Here's a better view of the item. The image was taken from Philinfo for May 2016. 21 May 2016 Reminder Philinfo French Post.
Latvia The Programme for 2016 includes "Latvian birds": 2 stamps with no further details. 20 May 2016 Reminder Latvia Post thanks to a correspondent
TAAF
New
Crozet les gorfous sauteurs: single featuring Rockhopper Penguin (Eudyptes chrysocome) including a stamp from 1956. The image was taken from Philinfo for May 2016. 19 May 2016 Thumb down Philinfo French Post.
France The Passion of the stamp - 2016 89th Congress Paris Museum of Natural History single with Scarlet Ibis (Eudocimus ruber). 19 May 2016 Thumb down Wiki timbres
New Caledonia
New
Marriage: single with stylised but recognisable Horned Parakeet (Eunymphicus cornutus). The image was taken from Philinfo for May 2016. 13 May 2016 Thumb down Philinfo French Post.
Switzerland
Image added 2 April 2016
Nocturnal Animals: 4 stamps with one featuring Tawny Owl (Strix aluco). 12 May 2016 Reminder Correspondent and Swiss Post
Switzerland
New
Lake Constance: 3 stamps with 2 featuring Mute Swan (Cygnus olor) and probable Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus). Other birds close to the swans may be identifiable. 12 May 2016 Reminder Correspondent and Swiss Post
Belarus The list of stamps to be issued includes a joint issue with Azerbaijan featuring rare birds (eagles). Images of the stamps show that they are Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) and Steppe Eagle (Aquila nipalensis). The latter is not listed as occuring in Belarus. 12 May 2016 Thumb down Belarus Post
Azerbaijan Belarus Post has announced a joint issue with Azerbaijan featuring rare birds (eagles). Images of the stamps show that they are Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) and Steppe Eagle (Aquila nipalensis). Both species have appeared on earlier Azerbaijani stamps. 12 May 2016 Thumb down Belarus Post
South Georgia
Identity of penguins suggested 15 April 2016
25th anniversary of IAATO: 4 stamps with one featuring an aerial view of a Penguin colony. A better view of this stamp suggests that this may be a colony of Macaroni Penguins (Eudyptes chrysolophus). 4 May 2016 Tick Commonwealth Stamps blog
Serbia
New
Fauna: 4 stamps with 2 featuring Imperial Eagle (Aquila heliaca) and Eurasian Griffon (Gyps fulvus). 27 April 2016 Reminder Correspondent
Faroe Is.
New
Norden: Nordic Cuisine - single stamp featuring traditional Faroese specialities. Hanging with other food items are 2 or more presumed Common Murre (Uria aalge). 26 April 2016 Thumb down Faroes Post
Japan
New
G7 Ise-Shima Summit 2016: sheet with 10 stamps - one has Snowy Plover (Charadrius alexandrinus). 26 April 2016 Thumb down Japan Post
Netherlands Birds of the Wadden Sea: 10 stamps featuring Sandwich Tern (Sterna sandvicensis), Eurasian Oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus), Common Shelduck (Tadorna tadorna), Bar-tailed Godwit (Limosa lapponica), Dunlin (Calidris alpina), Black-bellied Plover (Pluvialis squatarola), Common Ringed Plover (Charadrius hiaticula), Common Tern (Sterna hirundo), Red Knot (Calidris canutus) and Common Eider (Somateria mollissima). 25 April 2016 Tick Dutch Post
Niger
New
Stamperija has listed several new sets with various themes. 250th Anniversary of the birth of Alexander Wilson has 4 stamps featuring some of his artwork. Species included seem to be Western Tanager (Piranga ludoviciana), Acorn Woodpecker (Melanerpes formicivorus), Clark's Nutcracker (Nucifraga columbiana), Painted Bunting (Passerina ciris), Prothonotary Warbler (Protonotaria citrea) (male and female), Blue Grosbeak (Passerina caerulea), Worm-eating Warbler (Helmitheros vermivorus), Grasshopper Sparrow (Ammodramus savannarum) and Ruffed Grouse (Bonasa umbellus). The souvenir sheet has Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis) (male and female), Scarlet Tanager (Piranga olivacea) (male and female) and Steller's Jay (Cyanocitta stelleri).
The two birds on the stamp with the Ruffed Grouse, labelled as "Blue Mountain Warbler" are unidentifiable. Examples of these images and others by AW can be found with this search
20 April 2016 Thumb down Stamperija
Malta
New
Links to source photographs added 8 April 2016
WWF Endangered Species: 4 stamps all featuring Levantine Shearwater (Puffinus yelkouan). The source photographs taken by Fran Trabalon are A , B , C and D . Here's a better image of the sheet. 15 April 2016 Tick Malta Post
Kazakhstan
New
Pearls of Kazakhstan, Aksu-Zhabagly Reserve: souvenir sheet of 3 stamps with one featuring Lammergeier (Gypaetus barbatus). 8 April 2016 Tick Kazpost
Thailand
New
Songkran Festival: 10 stamps with one featuring Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus). 7 April 2016 Thumb down Thai Stamps.
Aruba
Image added 1 April 2016
The Programme for 2016 includes "Burrowing Owl - 4 values": Burrowing Owl (Athene cunicularia). Here's an image of the set. 31 March 2016 Thumb down Notification from International Philatelic Agencies and Natural Science Stamps
Taiwan Paintings from the National Palace Museum: Immortal Blossoms of an Eternal Spring - 8 stamps with 4 featuring Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica), Common Rosefinch (Carpodacus erythrinus), Vinous-throated Parrotbill (Paradoxornis webbianus) and Yellow-billed Grosbeak (Eophona migratoria). Large images of the source paintings may be found here. 29 March 2016 Tick Natural Science Stamps
Montserrat Birds of Montserrat: 4 stamps featuring Brown Trembler (Cinclocerthia ruficauda), Black Swift (Cypseloides niger), Willet (Catoptrophorus semipalmatus) and Brown Noddy (Anous stolidus). The souvenir sheet has Montserrat Oriole (Icterus oberi). 28 March 2016 Tick Notification from Montserrat Philatelic Bureau via Philatelic Supplies
Guinea
New
Stamperija has listed several new sets with various themes. In Memory of 2001 September 11 has 3 stamps with one featuring a Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus). 18 March 2016 Thumb down Stamperija
Namibia The Programme for 2016 includes Whydas of Namibia with 3 stamps featuring Shaft-tailed Whydah (Vidua regia), Eastern Paradise-Whydah (Vidua paradisaea) and Pin-tailed Whydah (Vidua macroura). 18 March 2016 Reminder NamPost
Belarus The Programme for 2016 includes "Bird of the Year": Common Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula).
Update: Belpost has published an image of the stamp.
17 March 2016 Tick Belarus Post
Papua New Guinea Kokomo - Papuan Hornbill: 4 stamps featuring Blyth's Hornbill (Aceros plicatus). 14 March 2016 Tick Post PNG
Korea N. 70th Anniversary of the first North Korean Stamp: 2 stamps with one featuring a small image of the 2015 stamp with a Northern Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis). 12 March 2016 Thumb down China News.
Marshall Is.
New
Wildlife: 10 stamps with 2 featuring a Megapode and a Dove. The colours are not realistic. 10 March 2016 Thumb down Unicover
Niuafo'ou Second Summit of The Forum for India-Pacific Islands Cooperation (FIPIF): 4 stamps with one featuring Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus). 26 February 2016 Thumb down Philatelic Collector Inc.
Finland Wings of thoughts - single featuring a flying gull which may be unidentifiable. 26 February 2016 Thumb down Finland Post
Faroe Is. SEPAC: single featuring Eurasian Oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus). 22 February 2016 Thumb down Europa Stamps Blog
Liberia
Complete issue listed 8 April 2016
Birds of West Africa: 22 stamps in various formats featuring Guinea Turaco (Tauraco persa), Grey Go-away-bird (Corythaixoides concolor), Violet Turaco (Musophaga violacea), White-cheeked Turaco (Tauraco leucotis), Livingstone's Turaco (Tauraco livingstonii), White-crested Turaco (Tauraco leucolophus), African Pied Hornbill (Tockus fasciatus), Black-and-white-casqued Hornbill (Ceratogymna subcylindricus), Black-casqued Hornbill (Ceratogymna atrata), African Grey Hornbill (Tockus nasutus), White-crested Hornbill (Tockus albocristatus), Yellow-casqued Hornbill (Ceratogymna elata), Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus), Red-crested Turaco (Tauraco erythrolophus), African Broadbill (Smithornis capensis), {source}, Buff-rumped Woodpecker (Meiglyptes grammithorax), {source}, Rufous-naped Lark (Mirafra africana) {source}, and Eurasian Wryneck (Jynx torquilla) {source}, Fischer's Turaco (Tauraco fischeri), Purple-crested Turaco (Tauraco porphyreolophus), Great Blue Turaco (Corythaeola cristata) and Guinea Turaco (Tauraco persa). The designer chose the wrong photograph for the intended woodpecker: Buff-spotted Woodpecker (Campethera nivosa) which would have been good for Liberia and chose a South-East Asian woodpecker instead. 20 February 2016 Tick IGPC
Estonia Bird of the Year: single featuring Great Tit (Parus major). 17 February 2016 Tick Estonia Post
Guernsey Bailiwick Life: 6 Post & Go labels with one featuring Atlantic Puffin (Fratercula arctica). 17 February 2016 Thumb down Guernsey Post
Guernsey Endangered Species: miniature sheet featuring Great Philippine Eagle (Pithecophaga jefferyi). 17 February 2016 Thumb down Tony Bray
Alderney Longis Nature Reserve: 6 stamps with one featuring Meadow Pipit (Anthus pratensis). 17 February 2016 Thumb down Guernsey Stamps
CAR Stamperija has listed several new sets with various themes.
Kites has 4 stamps featuring Black Kite (Milvus migrans) on 3 stamps and Brahminy Kite (Haliastur indus). The souvenir sheet has Brahminy Kite (Haliastur indus).
Bee-eaters has 4 stamps all featuring European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster) as does the souvenir sheet.
Pigeons has 4 stamps featuring Nicobar Pigeon (Caloenas nicobarica), European Turtle-Dove (Streptopelia turtur), Metallic Pigeon (Columba vitiensis) and Common Wood-Pigeon (Columba palumbus). The souvenir sheet has Thick-billed Green-pigeon (Treron curvirostra).
11 February 2016 Thumb down Stamperija
Australia 50th Anniversary of Decimal Currency: single with a small image of Emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae). The image is taken from Australia Post Stamp Bulletin (Issue No. 338 / January-February 2016 ). 9 February 2016 Thumb down Australia Post
Austria
New
Clever Animals: booklet with 8 stamps with two featuring Laughing Dove (Streptopelia senegalensis) and New Caledonian Crow (Corvus moneduloides). The source photographs are: Dove and Crow. If the Dove photo does not appear, a direct link to the picture is here. It was taken by Andrey Shupil from Kazakhstan. He has taken many photos of this species. 5 February 2016 Thumb down Correspondent and Austria Post
Sierra Leone
More issues added 1 April 2016 #645
Stamperija has listed several new sets on various themes.
NB The publicity for this item gives the date as 2015, but the stamps have 2016 printed on them, so I assume the publicity is in error.
Owls has 4 stamps featuring Southern White-faced Owl (Ptilopsis granti), Little Owl (Athene noctua), Barred Owl (Strix varia) and Great Grey Owl (Strix nebulosa). The souvenir sheet has Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus).
Hippopotamus has 4 stamps with one hippo having a small image of a bird on its back. The source photograph was taken in the Masai Mara, Kenya. It looks like a Yellow-billed Oxpecker (Buphagus africanus).
Update: More on Facebook: Fauna, including Hawks which has 4 stamps featuring Northern Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis), Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis), Pale Chanting-Goshawk (Melierax canorus) and Sharp-shinned Hawk (Accipiter striatus). The souvenir sheet has Eurasian Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus).
Doves has 4 stamps featuring Eurasian Collared-Dove (Streptopelia decaocto), Zebra Dove (Geopelia striata), Sulawesi Ground-dove (Gallicolumba tristigmata) and Mountain Imperial-Pigeon (Ducula badia). The souvenir sheet has Victoria Crowned-Pigeon (Goura victoria).
Cuckoos has 4 stamps featuring African Emerald Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx cupreus), Klaas' Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx klaas), Yellow-billed Cuckoo (Coccyzus americanus) and Plaintive Cuckoo (Cacomantis merulinus). The souvenir sheet has Common Cuckoo (Cuculus canorus).
28 January 2016 Tick Stamperija
Tanzania
New
Extra item added 20 April 2016
National Parks of Africa, a sheet of 4 stamps. The one for Chobe National Park in Botswana has a prominent Giraffe, but in the background is a large bird of prey resting on the ground. The source photograph suggests that this is probably a White-backed Vulture (Gyps africanus). The 3 Oxpeckers on the Giraffe's neck are not identifiable on the photograph and may not be detectable on the stamp!
The stamp with Elephants in Kidepo Valley NP, Uganda has what appears to be a bird on the tallest Elephant. The source photograph suggests that this is probably a Piapiac (Ptilostomus afer) with a second on the left-most animal.
Update: This item has appeared on various sites: Endangered Animals - 4 stamps with one featuring Jackass Penguin (Spheniscus demersus).
28 January 2016 Thumb down IGPC
Tanzania Birds of Africa, 2 sheets of 3 and 2 souvenir sheets featuring Lesser Masked-Weaver (Ploceus intermedius), {source}, Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill (Tockus leucomelas), {source}, Saddle-billed Stork (Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis), {source}, Black-headed Weaver (Ploceus melanocephalus), {source}, Superb Starling (Lamprotornis superbus), {source}, Lilac-breasted Roller (Coracias caudata), {source}, Grey Crowned-Crane (Balearica regulorum), {source} and Southern Lapwing (Vanellus chilensis), {source}. The last stamp is yet another glaring error!
Update: This issue has now appeared on IGPC's website.
28 January 2016 Reminder World Stamps and IGPC
Tanzania Grey Crowned Crane, a sheet of 4 stamps all featuring Grey Crowned-Crane (Balearica regulorum), as does the souvenir sheet with 2 stamps.
Update: This issue has now appeared on IGPC's website.
28 January 2016 Thumb down Delcampe and IGPC
Maldives Stamperija has listed several new sets with various themes. Lighthouses has 4 stamps with two having gulls which could be Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus). 18 January 2016 Thumb down Stamperija
Sweden Natural History Museum centenary: single stamp featuring White-tailed Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla). 16 January 2016 Thumb down Correspondent sent a scan
Uzbekistan Gissar State Reserve: 4 stamps with one featuring Eurasian Hoopoe (Upupa epops). The souvenir sheet has Little Bee-eater (Merops pusillus). The designer intended to show the native species European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster), but used the wrong photograph - another glaring error! The birds in the border are Blue-cheeked Bee-eater (Merops persicus), based on this photograph. 15 January 2016 Thumb down Uzbekistan Post
Andorra (French Post) Euro Coinage: 2 stamps with one featuring this coin, which seems to have a small image of a Lammergeier (Gypaetus barbatus). The issue was announced in Phil'info for January, 2016. 5 January 2016 Thumb down Philinfo French Post and Delcampe
Romania Love Art! the Brukenthal National Museum: 4 stamps with 2 having small images of birds. The top value has Grey Parrot (Psittacus erithacus). Here's an image of the original painting. The stamp with the Lion is based on this painting which has a few unidentifiable birds in flight and a rooster perched just above the lion. 5 January 2016 Thumb down Romania Post
France The Senses - Hearing: a booklet of 12 stamps with one featuring a singing bird which looks like it could have been a Common Nightingale (Luscinia megarhynchos) if it were not for the blue features! 2 January 2016 Thumb down Wiki timbres and Delcampe
TAAF Green Cormorant Inn: tryptic with one of the stamps having a small image of a Cormorant which could be Kerguelen Shag (Phalacrocorax verrucosus). Here's a better image. 1 January 2016 Thumb down Philinfo French Post and Natural Science Stamps
Korea N. Domesticated Birds: 3 stamps featuring domesticated forms of Red Junglefowl (Gallus gallus), Swan Goose (Anser cygnoides) and Ostrich (Struthio camelus). ???? 2016 Thumb down Natural Science Stamps.
Togo Stamperija has listed several new sets with various themes.
Owls has 4 stamps featuring Burrowing Owl (Athene cunicularia), Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus), Southern White-faced Owl (Ptilopsis granti) and Great Grey Owl (Strix nebulosa). The souvenir sheet has Mountain Pygmy-owl (Glaucidium gnoma) and Spotted Wood-Owl (Strix seloputo).
30 December 2015 Thumb down Stamperija
Grenada Grenadines Birds of Grenada, a sheet of 4 and souvenir sheet with 1 stamp featuring Grenada Dove (Leptotila wellsi), Purple-throated Carib (Eulampis jugularis), Lesser Antillean Tanager (Tangara cucullata), Grenada Flycatcher (Myiarchus nugator) and Bananaquit (Coereba flaveola). 21 December 2015 Thumb down IGPC
Grenada Birds of the World, a sheet of 4 and souvenir sheet with 1 stamp featuring Western Tanager (Piranga ludoviciana), Egyptian Goose (Alopochen aegyptiacus), Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus), Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum) and Pied Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta). The avocet and woodpecker are both incorrectly named.
Update: Owls, a 2 sheets of 4 and 2 souvenir sheets each with 1 stamp featuring Northern Hawk Owl (Surnia ulula), Northern Long-eared Owl (Asio otus), Barn Owl (Tyto alba), Great Grey Owl (Strix nebulosa) and Burrowing Owl (Athene cunicularia), Eurasian Eagle-Owl (Bubo bubo), Spotted Owl (Strix occidentalis), Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus), Spectacled Owl (Pulsatrix perspicillata) and Collared Owlet (Glaucidium brodiei), despite the name on the stamp, because it is derived from this photograph.
21 December 2015 Thumb down IGPC
Guinea-Bissau Stamperija has listed several new sets with various themes. Lighthouses has 4 stamps with one including a probable feral Rock Pigeon (Columba livia) and another having flying gulls, one of which may be Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus). The souvenir sheet has 2 more gulls which may be identifiable. 19 December 2015 Thumb down Stamperija
Nevis Kingfishers of Central America: sheet of 6 stamps featuring Belted Kingfisher (Ceryle alcyon), Ringed Kingfisher (Ceryle torquatus), Rufous-collared Kingfisher (Actenoides concretus), Green Kingfisher (Chloroceryle americana), Amazon Kingfisher (Chloroceryle amazona), and Green Kingfisher (Chloroceryle americana septentrionalis). The souvenir sheet has Belted Kingfisher (Ceryle alcyon).
Update: Having looked more closely at the bird intended to be a Green-and-rufous Kingfisher (Chloroceryle inda), I noticed that it actually looks more like one of the Actenoides kingfishers I had seen in the Philippines. Searching for images, I found that the bird looks remarkably like the one in this photograph of a Rufous-collared Kingfisher (Actenoides concretus). Another glaring error!
17 December 2015 Thumb down IGPC
CAR Stamperija has listed several new sets with various themes.
Seabirds has 4 stamps featuring Wandering Albatross (Diomedea exulans), Sandwich Tern (Sterna sandvicensis), Caspian Tern (Sterna caspia) and Blue-footed Booby (Sula nebouxii). The souvenir sheet has Shy Albatross (Thalassarche cauta).
Owls has 4 stamps featuring Barred Owl (Strix varia), Verreaux's Eagle-Owl (Bubo lacteus), Eurasian Eagle-Owl (Bubo bubo) and Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiaca). The souvenir sheet has Barn Owl (Tyto alba).
Hummingbirds has 4 stamps featuring Marvelous Spatuletail (Loddigesia mirabilis), Anna's Hummingbird (Calypte anna), Tufted Coquette (Lophornis ornatus) and Violet-bellied Hummingbird (Juliamyia julie). The souvenir sheet has Ruby-throated Hummingbird (Archilochus colubris).
African Birds of Prey has 4 stamps featuring Long-legged Buzzard (Buteo rufinus), Verreaux's Eagle (Aquila verreauxii), White-backed Vulture (Gyps africanus) and Lappet-faced Vulture (Torgos tracheliotus). The souvenir sheet has White-backed Vulture (Gyps africanus).
Parrots has 4 stamps featuring Scarlet Macaw (Ara macao), Blue-throated Macaw (Ara glaucogularis), Red-and-green Macaw (Ara chloroptera) and Blue-and-yellow Macaw (Ara ararauna). The souvenir sheet has Grey Parrot (Psittacus erithacus).
15 December 2015 Tick Stamperija
Maldives Stamperija has produced a booklet celebrating Baa Atoll, a Unesco Biosphere Reserve. It contains a sheet with 4 stamps, one of which has a close-up of a Lesser Frigatebird (Fregata ariel). This image names the Frigatebird. 2 December 2015 Thumb down Stamperija and Commonwealth Stamps blog
Greece Logos and Corporate Signs: 5 stamps with the logo for coffee featuring a stylised Macaw. ?? December 2015 Thumb down Delcampe
Sierra Leone
Further item added 4 April 2016
Stamperija has listed several new sets on various themes.
Lighthouses has 4 stamps with one featuring a Gull which should be identifiable!
Update: I noticed this item on Neofila's site. Perhaps I overlooked it when Stamperija announced it. As the movie "The Birds" was shot in California, I assume the crows shown are American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos),
27 November 2015 Thumb down Stamperija and Neofila
St. Helena Definitives: 12 stamps featuring White Tern (Gygis alba), Zebra Dove (Geopelia striata), Chukar (Alectoris chukar), Brown Booby (Sula leucogaster), Java Sparrow (Padda oryzivora), Wilson's Storm-Petrel (Oceanites oceanicus), Red-billed Tropicbird (Phaethon aethereus), Masked Booby (Sula dactylatra), Sooty Tern (Sterna fuscata), Yellow Canary (Serinus flaviventris), Red Fody (Foudia madagascariensis) and St. Helena Plover (Charadrius sanctaehelenae). 11 November 2015 Reminder St Helena PA
Jersey My Jersey: 10 stamps with one featuring a stylised Atlantic Puffin (Fratercula arctica). 9 November 2015 Thumb down Jersey Post
Netherlands Children's Charity Stamps: 6 stamps with 1 featuring a stylised European Robin (Erithacus rubecula). 2 November 2015 Thumb down Dutch Post
Christmas Is. Christmas: 2 stamps with stylised Christmas Island Frigatebird (Fregata andrewsi) and probable Emerald Dove (Chalcophaps indica). 30 October 2015 Thumb down Natural Science Stamps
Mozambique Stamperija has listed several new sets on various themes. Owls has 4 stamps featuring Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus), Barn Owl (Tyto alba), Boreal Owl (Aegolius funereus) and Eastern Screech-Owl (Megascops asio). The souvenir sheet has Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus).
Albatrosses has 4 stamps featuring Short-tailed Albatross (Phoebastria albatrus), Black-browed Albatross (Thalassarche melanophris), Royal Albatross (Diomedea epomophora) and Black-footed Albatross (Phoebastria nigripes). The souvenir sheet has Grey-headed Albatross (Thalassarche chrysostoma).
Cormorants has 4 stamps featuring Red-faced Cormorant (Phalacrocorax urile), Little Cormorant (Phalacrocorax niger), Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo) and Red-legged Cormorant (Phalacrocorax gaimardi). The souvenir sheet has Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus).
Jacanas has 4 stamps featuring Pheasant-tailed Jacana (Hydrophasianus chirurgus), Comb-crested Jacana (Irediparra gallinacea), African Jacana (Actophilornis africanus) and Wattled Jacana (Jacana jacana). The souvenir sheet has Bronze-winged Jacana (Metopidius indicus).
15 October 2015 Thumb down Stamperija
Slovakia 200th Birth Anniversary of Ludovit Stur: single with presumed Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus) chasing a bird which could be Rock Pigeon (Columba livia). 23 October 2015 Thumb down Slovakia Post
Guinea-Bissau Stamperija has listed several new sets with various themes. Abraham Lincoln has 5 stamps with one featuring Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus). 25 September 2015 Thumb down Stamperija
Libya Martyr's Day: one perforated stamp with an eagle which is probably not identifiable. 16 September 2015 Thumb down Algerian Philately
Bulgaria Greetings: 5 stamps with the one for Spring featuring the silhouette of a presumed Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica). 16 September 2015 Thumb down Stamps of Bulgaria
Korea N. Fishing Industry: single with a small image of a gull. Here's a better image of the stamp. 1 September 2015 Thumb down Natural Science Stamps.
Ecuador To commemorate Expoafe 150 Años held in Quito from 29 September 2015 to 2 October 2015, Ecuador issued a sheet of 25 stamps showing stamps from the participating countries. The one for Guatemala has a stamp featuring Resplendent Quetzal (Pharomachrus mocinno) and the one for Peru has a stamp featuring Andean Cock-of-the-rock (Rupicola peruviana). ?? September 2015 Thumb down Delcampe
Gibraltar RAF Squadrons IV: sheetlet with 4 stamps. The badge for 544 Squadron has a Northern Gannet (Morus bassanus). 31 August 2015 Thumb down Gibraltar Stamps
Tuvalu Sites and Scenes of Singapore - Singapore Stamp Expo: sheetlet with 6 stamps with one featuring a view of Swan Lake, with its statue of presumed Mute Swan (Cygnus olor). Here's a better image of the sheet. Information about this issue has appeared on the IGPC website. 3 August 2015 Thumb down Stamps of Tuvalu and IGPC
Japan Letter Writing Day: 2 booklets each with 10 stamps. Stylised birds include Adelie Penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae), Eurasian Tree Sparrow (Passer montanus) and Red-crowned Crane (Grus japonensis). 23 July 2015 Thumb down Japan Post
China Qiantang River tide: 3 stamps with one having small images of probable Red-crowned Crane (Grus japonensis). 1 July 2015 Thumb down China Post
St Maarten Personalised Tourist Stamps: 10 stamps with 3 featuring Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus), Scarlet Macaw (Ara macao), Blue-and-yellow Macaw (Ara ararauna) and Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis). 1 July 2015 Thumb down Notification (PDF) from International Philatelic Agencies and Delcampe
Guinea-Bissau I overlooked this item from Stamperija: Rhinoceroses - 4 stamps with one Rhinoceros having on its back a Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis). 24 April 2015 Thumb down Stamperija
Papua New Guinea Singapore 2015 Philatelic Exhibition: single featuring a silhouette of the PNG national bird which is Raggiana Bird-of-paradise (Paradisaea raggiana). A higher value has the same design. 9 March 2015 Thumb down Commonwealth Stamps blog
Iraq
Link to logo image added 22 April 2016
Marshes of South Iraq: 2 stamps with one featuring Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos). A larger image of the logo reveals that it is a silhouette of an unidentifiable heron. 8 February 2015 Thumb down Natural Science Stamps.
Korea (S) Definitive: single featuring Fairy Pitta (Pitta nympha). A better image appears on a sale on Delcampe. The date of issue was found on page 48 of this file. 20 November 2014 Tick Korea Post and Delcampe
Japan International Letter Writing Week: 4 stamps with one having stylised Eurasian Tree Sparrow (Passer montanus). 9 October 2014 Thumb down New Issues of Japan
Tristan da Cunha Augustus Earle: 4 stamps featuring paintings, one of which shows the island of Tristan da Cunha with a few birds in flight. Two seem to be Cape Petrel (Daption capense). 10 July 2014 Thumb down Notification from Pobjoy Stamps
Cook Is. Tourism: 24 stamps issued in 2 parts. One of the higher value stamps features bird-watching with a pair of Frigatebirds in flight. The birds could be either Lesser Frigatebird (Fregata ariel) or Great Frigatebird (Fregata minor). 23 June 2014 Thumb down Philatelic Collector Inc.
Trinidad and Tobago 40th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations between Trinidad and China: 4 stamps with 2 featuring probable Red-crowned Crane (Grus japonensis) and Scarlet Ibis (Eudocimus ruber).
Update: I was beginning to wonder if this was ever issued, but sales on Ebay imply that it was: presentation folder.
20 June 2014 Thumb down Delcampe and Ebay
France Treasures of Philately: a souvenir sheet of 5 stamps featuring a stamp issued in 1947 with an unidentifiable gull. 16 June 2014 Thumb down French Post
Brazil Buriti: sheetlet with 2 stamps one of which has flying Blue-and-yellow Macaw (Ara ararauna), which feeds on this fruit. More about this issue may be found here. We obviously missed this in 2013! 19 December 2013 Tick Passarinhando and Stamps and Philately
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