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: Croatia updated, Romania, Latvia updated, Isle of Man, Vietnam, Colombia, Israel, Romania
|Country||Detail||Date of Issue||Status||Source of information|
|Isle of Man
||The Creative Network: 10 stamps with one featuring Eurasian Wren (Troglodytes troglodytes).||28 July 2022||IoM Post|
The Plan for 2022: : includes "BIRDPEX - Protected Bird Species" 4 stamps.
This PDF lists the species as
European Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis),
Broad-billed Sandpiper (Calidris falcinellus),
Eurasian Eagle-Owl (Bubo bubo) and
Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis).
Update An image of the stamps has been published on the Birdpex9 blog.
|27 July 2022||Croatia Post and Birdpex Blog|
||Budgerigars: 3 stamps all featuring varieties of Budgerigar (Melopsittacus undulatus). The issue is announced in Australia Post's Stamp Bulletin 378.||11 July 2022||Australia Post and Commonwealth Stamps Opinion|
The plan for 2022 includes "Latvian birds": 2 stamps but with no further details.
Previously, this issue has included the
current bird of the year, which for 2022 is
Common Swift (Apus apus).
Update Images have been published and reveal that the second species is Eurasian Magpie (Pica pica).
|8 July 2022||Latvia Post|
||Intelligent Animals: 4 stamps with one featuring Grey Parrot (Psittacus erithacus).||6 July 2022||Romania Post|
||Commonwealth Stamps Opinion has published images of a new issue from Singapore featuring its Rail Corridor: 5 stamps with 2 featuring (A) Greater Racket-tailed Drongo (Dicrurus paradiseus) and (B) Laced Woodpecker (Picus vittatus). This issue is now on SingPost's site.||1 July 2022||Commonwealth Stamps Opinion but not SingPost|
||International Danube Day: 4 stamps with two featuring Bank Swallow (Riparia riparia) and Eurasian Spoonbill (Platalea leucorodia).||29 June 2022||Romania Post|
||Animals in an Urban Environment: Initially, 3 ATM labels have been issued, the last in this series has appeared featuring Common Swift (Apus apus).||28 June 2022||Delcampe|
||Sea birds: 4 stamps and a block. Birds featured are Ruddy Turnstone (Arenaria interpres), Watercock (Gallicrex cinerea), Great Crested Tern (Sterna bergii), Grey-tailed Tattler (Heterosceles brevipes) and Red-footed Booby (Sula sula).||24 June 2022||Vietnam Stamps|
|Guernsey||Seagull Mischief: 4 stamps all featuring probable European Herring Gull (Larus argentatus). The images are in an advertisement in the June issue of Gibbons Stamp Monthly. Here's the link on Guernsey Stamps.||22 June 2022||Guernsey Stamps|
|Colombia||Deparments of Colombia: Córdoba: sheet with 12 stamps, with one featuring Agami Heron (Agamia agami).||21 June 2022||mascoleccionismo.com|
|Norfolk Is.||Norfolk Island Morepork- Back from the Brink: 2 stamps featuring Morepork (Ninox novaeseelandiae). The issue is announced in Australia Post's Stamp Bulletin 377.||21 June 2022||Australia Post|
|Australia||Megapodes of Australia: 3 stamps featuring Australian Brushturkey (Alectura lathami), Malleefowl (Leipoa ocellata) and Orange-footed Scrubfowl (Megapodius reinwardt).||7 June 2022||Commonwealth Stamps Opinion|
|Germany||I have received news of an environmental Protection issue featuring Antarctica. I think there is a single stamp with Emperor Penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri).||2 June 2022||Correspondent|
|Austria||Landscape: Amazing places in Austria: 4 stamps with one featuring Great Egret (Ardea alba).||27 May 2022||Austria Post|
|Japan||Mongolia diplomatic relations 50th anniversary: 10 stamps, with one featuring a hunter with presumed Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos).||24 May 2022||Japan Philately|
|Mauritius||The Programme for 2022 includes: "22 May - International Day of Biological Diversity, Extinct birds of Mauritius" Three species are listed: Mauritius wood pigeon, Mauritius blue pigeon and Rodrigues blue pigeon. Commonwealth Stamps Opinion has published images of these stamps||22 May 2022||Commonwealth Stamps blog|
|Japan||50th anniversary of the return to Okinawa: 5 stamps, with one featuring Okinawa Rail (Gallirallus okinawae).||13 May 2022||Japan Philately|
The Plan for 2022: : includes "Night birds" but with no further information
Update A press release gives full details. The 4 stamps feature Boreal Owl (Aegolius funereus), Barn Owl (Tyto alba), Eurasian Eagle-Owl (Bubo bubo) amd Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus).
|12 May 2022||Romania Post|
|Aland||Europa: : single with 2 birds, one of which is a reasonable Common Tern (Sterna hirundo).||9 May 2022||Europa Stamps|
|Colombia||United States- 200 years of diplomatic relations: sheet with 4 stamps, with two featuring Andean Condor (Vultur gryphus) and Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus).||2 May 2022||mascoleccionismo.com|
|St. Maarten||The Friendly Island: MS with 8 stamps 2 of which feature Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis).||2 May 2022||WOPA+|
|Austria||"Ruster Ausbruch" DAC: Golden yellow sweet wine: 4 stamps with one featuring White Stork (Ciconia ciconia).||30 April 2022||Austria Post|
|Aruba||Flamingo: 4 stamps all featuring Caribbean Flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber).||29 April 2022||PostAruba|
Mail Art: single with a bird that was apparently intended to be a Wagtail, presumably
White Wagtail (Motacilla alba), but artistic licence has produced a bird that reminds me of a
Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus).
The issue was featured here.
|26 April 2022||Spanish Post and TPA|
|Albania||Endangered species: two stamps featuring Egyptian Vulture (Neophron percnopterus). This FDC gives the issue date.||14 April 2022||Albania Post and Delcampe|
|Australia||Postcards to the Front: 3 stamps, all featuring Laughing Kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae. Each is depicted wearing a cap representing each of the armed forces.||12 April 2022||Australia Post|
|Korea (S)||World Forestry Congress: single stamp with various wildlife. Two birds flying out of the forest seem to be Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), but why are they with Tiger and Sun Bear? (Because it is a World event and the species is popular.)||5 April 2022||Korea Stamp Society|
|Alderney||Alderney Patois: 8 stamps with one featuring the Puffins of Burhou||4 April 2022||Guernsey Post|
|Caribbean Netherlands||Three sales have appeared on Ebay featuring birds of the Netherlands, but issued with names of the 3 islands of the Caribbean Netherlands.
They also featured on WOPA+. They seem to be based on images that were printed in
Nederlandsche vogelen (Dutch Birds) published between 1770 and 1829.
Birds (Bonaire): 24 stamps featuring
Eurasian Magpie (Pica pica),
Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo),
Common Eider (Somateria mollissima),
Northern Harrier (Circus cyaneus),
Great Reed-Warbler (Acrocephalus arundinaceus),
Eurasian Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus),
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos),
Yellow Wagtail (Motacilla flava),
Eurasian Jay (Garrulus glandarius),
Eurasian Eagle-Owl (Bubo bubo),
European Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis),
Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica),
Red Kite (Milvus milvus),
Hawfinch (Coccothraustes coccothraustes),
Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis),
Black Grouse (Tetrao tetrix),
House Martin (Delichon urbica),
Sedge Warbler (Acrocephalus schoenobaenus),
Canada Goose (Branta canadensis),
Eurasian Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus),
Northern Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis),
White Stork (Ciconia ciconia),
Eurasian Buzzard (Buteo buteo) and
Eurasian Oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus).
Birds (Saba): 24 stamps featuring Eurasian Blackbird (Turdus merula), Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea), Barn Owl (Tyto alba), Pied Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta), European Herring Gull (Larus argentatus), European Stonechat (Saxicola rubicola), Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus), Eurasian Spoonbill (Platalea leucorodia), Eurasian Skylark (Alauda arvensis), Common Wood-Pigeon (Columba palumbus), Crested Tit (Lophophanes cristatus), Eurasian Nuthatch (Sitta europaea), Thrush Nightingale (Luscinia luscinia), Eurasian Coot (Fulica atra), Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus), Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus), Sandwich Tern (Sterna sandvicensis), Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus), Whinchat (Saxicola rubetra), Garden Warbler (Sylvia borin), Eurasian Golden Oriole (Oriolus oriolus), Eurasian Blue Tit (Cyanistes caeruleus), Long-tailed Tit (Aegithalos caudatus) and Whooper Swan (Cygnus cygnus).
Birds (St. Eustatius): 24 stamps featuring Eurasian Jackdaw (Corvus monedula), Great Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos major), European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris), Ring-necked Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus), Common Redshank (Tringa totanus), Great Bittern (Botaurus stellaris), European Robin (Erithacus rubecula), Eurasian Nutcracker (Nucifraga caryocatactes), Common Cuckoo (Cuculus canorus), Northern Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe), Little Owl (Athene noctua), Song Thrush (Turdus philomelos), Great Tit (Parus major), Redwing (Turdus iliacus), Bohemian Waxwing (Bombycilla garrulus), Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa), Common Snipe (Gallinago gallinago), European Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis), Rook (Corvus frugilegus), Common Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita), Northern Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus), House Sparrow (Passer domesticus), Tawny Owl (Strix aluco) and Eurasian Wren (Troglodytes troglodytes).
|2 April 2022||Ebay and WOPA+|
|Albania||Europa 2021: at least
one stamp featuring various animals including a presumed
Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos).
Update Europa Stamps has updated its listing showing a single stamp with face value of 150 leke. The same design appears in miniature sheet but with a face value of 250 leke, and more birds in the border. This FDC confirms the issue date.
|30 March 2022||Europa Stamps, Bitter Grounds, and Delcampe|
|Andorra (Spanish Post)||The Programme for 2022 includes "Fauna - Gran Duc": probably one stamp featuring
Eurasian Eagle-Owl (Bubo bubo).
Update WopaPlus has published disappointing details.
|25 March 2022||Spanish Post and WOPA|
|AAT||Penguins: 4 stamps featuring Emperor Penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) and Adelie Penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae). The image is taken from the online version of Stamp Bulletin 376.||22 March 2022||Australia Post|
|United Nations||Endangered Species: 3 sets of 4 stamps. The birds featured are listed as Keel-billed Toucan (Ramphastos sulfuratus) and Andean Condor (Vultur gryphus).||18 March 2022||UNPA|
|Caribbean Netherlands||Fauna (Saba): 10 stamps with 2 featuring Red-billed Tropicbird (Phaethon aethereus) and Antillean Crested Hummingbird (Orthorhyncus cristatus). The same page has links to similar issues for St. Eustatius and Bonaire with their stamps featuring American Kestrel (Falco sparverius) and Purple-throated Carib (Eulampis jugularis) and Caribbean Flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber) and Ruby-topaz Hummingbird (Chrysolampis mosquitus) respectively.||1 March 2022||WOPA|
|Colombia||65 Years of co-operation between Colombia and Egypt: sheet with 4 stamps, featuring 2 birds, which are probably: Blue-and-yellow Macaw (Ara ararauna) and Lanner Falcon (Falco biarmicus).||24 February 2022||4-72: Colombia Post, but on its Twitter account and Delcampe|
|India||50th anniversary of the Statehood of Arunachal Pradesh: single featuring Great Hornbill (Buceros bicornis)||20 February 2022||Commonwealth Stamps Opinion and Delcampe|
|Qatar||Winning birds in the Al Mazayen Falcon Beauty Competition!: souvenir sheet with 6 stamps, featuring Saker Falcon (Falco cherrug) and Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus).||29 January 2022||Gulf Times|
|St. Helena||Parenting Seabirds: 4 stamps featuring
White Tern (Gygis alba),
Masked Booby (Sula dactylatra),
Sooty Tern (Sterna fuscata) and
Brown Noddy (Anous stolidus).
A souvenir sheet has presumed
Red-billed Tropicbird (Phaethon aethereus).
This issue has appeared for sale on Ebay, but not yet on St Helena's PA site
Each stamp has a Facebook address: "https://www.facebook.com/GoodTernStHelena"
|?? Dec 2021||Ebay|
|Liechtenstein||One of the Songbirds stamps from last year has been overprinted with a new value: Citril Finch (Serinus citrinella).||3 January 2022||Liechtenstein Post|
|TAAF||Pétrel à menton blanc: block with one stamp featuring White-chinned Petrel (Procellaria aequinoctialis). The image is taken from Phil'Info for January 2022.||2 January 2022||Le Carré D'Encre.|
|TAAF||Robots helping science: block with one stamp featuring Emperor Penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri). The image is taken from Phil'Info for January 2022.||2 January 2022||Le Carré D'Encre.|
|Iraq||Iraqi State Centennial: 5000 Dinars block featuring White-eared Bulbul (Pycnonotus leucotis), House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) and a few Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) in flight. There is a sheet of 16 stamps that probably have the same image as the block.||20 December 2021||Shirwani's Stamps and Commonwealth Stamps Opinion|
|Colombia||Gulf of Morrosquillo: sheet with 9 stamps, with one featuring presumed Magnificent Frigatebird (Fregata magnificens).||22 November 2021||4-72: Colombia Post|
|Sweden||Christmas: single featuring stylised but recognisable Great Tit (Parus major) and Eurasian Blue Tit (Cyanistes caeruleus).||11 November 2021||Sweden Post|
|Finland||Bitter Grounds has listed Finland's stamps for 2021: 3 stamps are shown for Christmas with one featuring Eurasian Bullfinch (Pyrrhula pyrrhula.||3 November 2021||Bitter Grounds.|
|China||70th Anniversary of the Annexation of Tibet The design includes small images of presumed Black-necked Crane (Grus nigricollis).||19 August 2021||Correspondent and Chinese Stamps|
6 July 2022