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: Guinea updated, Niger, CAR, Oman, Caribbean Netherlands, Ukraine, Cook Is. updated, Niger updated
Expected laterupdated
 
Country Detail Date of Issue Status Source of information
Great Britain
New
Alice's Adventures In Wonderland: 10 stamps, with one showing Alice using a Flamingo as a croquet mallet. 6 January 2015 Thumb down Commonwealth Stamps blog
Guyana
New
Parrots and Gulls: double issue of 9 stamps featuring Blue-crowned Parakeet (Psittacara acuticaudatus), Sun Parakeet (Aratinga solstitialis), Red-fan Parrot (Deroptyus accipitrinus), Black-headed Parrot (Pionites melanocephala), Yellow-crowned Parrot (Amazona ochrocephala), Western Gull (Larus occidentalis), Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus), California Gull (Larus californicus) and Heermann's Gull (Larus heermanni). 5 January 2015 Reminder IGPC
Denmark The Programme for 2015 lists an issue for the Wadden Sea National Park which has 3 stamps with one featuring Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa). 2 January 2015 Reminder Denmark Post
Surinam The Programme for 2014 lists "Birds", souvenir sheet but with no further details. 31 December 2014 Reminder Notification from International Philatelic Agencies
Ukraine
New
Generous Ukraine: Winter - sheet with 4 stamps one of which has Great Tit (Parus major). Details of this issue appeared on Ukrafil. 19 December 2014 Reminder E-mail from Ukraine Post and Ukrafil
CAR
New
Stamperija has listed several new sets with various themes.
Animals in the Bible has 4 stamps with one surprisingly featuring Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus).
15 December 2014 Thumb down Stamperija
Germany Treasures from German Museums: single showing a painting by Dutch artist Rogier van der Weyden in which can be seen a very small image of a presumed Mute Swan (Cygnus olor). 4 December 2014 Tick Germany Post
Niger
New
Stamperija has listed several new sets with various themes. Birds of Prey has 4 stamps featuring Bateleur (Terathopius ecaudatus), Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos), Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiaca) and Steller's Sea-Eagle (Haliaeetus pelagicus). The souvenir sheet has Secretarybird (Sagittarius serpentarius). 30 November 2014 Reminder Stamperija
Cook Is.
Details added 16 December 2014
WWF: 4 stamps and a souvenir sheet featuring Spotless Crake (Porzana tabuensis). 28 November 2014 Reminder PCI Stamps
Belarus Naliboki Pushcha - 4 stamps featuring Winter Wren (Troglodytes troglodytes), Eurasian Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus), Great Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos major) and Goldcrest (Regulus regulus). 27 November 2014 Tick Belarus Post
CAR
More issues added 5 December 2014
Stamperija has listed several new sets with various themes.
Fastest Animals has 4 stamps with one featuring Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus).
Waterbirds has 4 stamps featuring Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos), Great Egret (Ardea alba), Black-necked Swan (Cygnus melanocorypha) and Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator). The souvenir sheet has Wood Duck (Aix sponsa).
Owls has 4 stamps featuring Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus), Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiaca), Little Owl (Athene noctua) and Spotted Owl (Strix occidentalis). The souvenir sheet has Eastern Screech-Owl (Megascops asio).
Birds of Prey has 4 stamps featuring Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), Martial Eagle (Polemaetus bellicosus), Bateleur (Terathopius ecaudatus) and Harris's Hawk (Parabuteo unicinctus). The souvenir sheet has Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis).
Parrots has 4 stamps featuring Grey Parrot (Psittacus erithacus), Sulphur-crested Cockatoo (Cacatua galerita), Rainbow Lorikeet (Trichoglossus moluccanus) and Eastern Rosella (Platycercus eximius). The souvenir sheet has Scarlet Macaw (Ara macao).
Update: More themes, including Rhinoceros Hornbill with 4 stamps all featuring Rhinoceros Hornbill (Buceros rhinoceros) as does the souvenir sheet.
20 November 2014 Reminder Stamperija
Ross Penguins of Antarctica - 5 circular stamps featuring Emperor Penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri), Adelie Penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae), Macaroni Penguin (Eudyptes chrysolophus), Gentoo Penguin (Pygoscelis papua) and Chinstrap Penguin (Pygoscelis antarctica). The image is taken from NZ Post's "Focus" magazine for October 2014. 19 November 2014 Thumb down New Zealand Post
Serbia Children's Fables: 4 stamps with some stylised birds. 17 November 2014 Thumb down Correspondent
BAT Penguins: 5 stamps featuring Gentoo Penguin (Pygoscelis papua), Chinstrap Penguin (Pygoscelis antarctica), Adelie Penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae), Macaroni Penguin (Eudyptes chrysolophus) and Emperor Penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri). The same designs are used for airmail postcard rate self-adhesive stamps. These stamps may eventually be obtained directly from the Falkland Islands Philatelic Bureau. 16 November 2014 Tick Pobjoy Stamps.
BAT The Antarctic Marine Food Web: 4 stamps and a sheet of 9 stamps. Two feature Emperor Penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) and probable Antarctic Tern (Sterna vittata). These stamps may eventually be obtained directly from the Falkland Islands Philatelic Bureau. 16 November 2014 Tick Pobjoy Stamps.
BAT iSTAR - NERC Ice Sheet Stability Programme: 4 stamps. One has a few Emperor Penguins (Aptenodytes forsteri) in the foreground. These stamps may eventually be obtained directly from the Falkland Islands Philatelic Bureau. 16 November 2014 Thumb down Pobjoy Stamps.
France UNESCO: single featuring Hyacinth Macaw (Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus). Details of this issue may be found in Philinfo for November 2014. 8 November 2014 Thumb down French Post and French Philately
Moldova Fauna of Moldova: 6 stamps with two featuring White Stork (Ciconia ciconia) and Yellow Wagtail (Motacilla flava). 7 November 2013 Tick Moldova Post
Guinea-Bissau Stamperija has listed several new sets with various themes. Hummingbirds has 4 stamps featuring probable Ruby-throated Hummingbird (Archilochus colubris), Violet Sabrewing (Campylopterus hemileucurus), Broad-billed Hummingbird (Cynanthus latirostris) and Wedge-tailed Sabrewing (Campylopterus curvipennis). 5 November 2014 Thumb down Stamperija
Great Britain Christmas: 7 stamps, one of which features a small image of a European Robin (Erithacus rubecula). The same image appears on a second stamp. 4 November 2014 Thumb down Commonwealth Stamps blog and Norvic Philatelics
Grenada Seagulls of the World: 4 stamps with various odd-looking gulls, which are listed as Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus), Slender-billed Gull (Larus genei), Grey-headed Gull (Larus cirrocephalus), Hartlaub's Gull (Larus hartlaubii), Red-billed Gull (Larus scopulinus), Silver Gull (Larus novaehollandiae), Brown-hooded Gull (Larus maculipennis), Andean Gull (Larus serranus) x2, Black-billed Gull (Larus bulleri), Brown-headed Gull (Larus brunnicephalus) and Bonaparte's Gull (Larus philadelphia). 3 November 2014 Thumb down Commonwealth Stamps blog
Singapore 50 Years of Tourism in Singapore: 5 stamps with one having probable Little Egret (Egretta garzetta). 31 October 2014 Reminder Singapore Post
Togo Stamperija has listed several new sets with various themes.
Owls has 4 stamps featuring Great Grey Owl (Strix nebulosa), Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiaca), Barn Owl (Tyto alba) and Spotted Eagle-Owl (Bubo africanus). The souvenir sheet has Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiaca).
Pigeons has 4 stamps featuring Ring-necked Dove (Streptopelia capicola), Zebra Dove (Geopelia striata), Inca Dove (Columbina inca) and Common Wood-Pigeon (Columba palumbus). The souvenir sheet has Crested Pigeon (Ocyphaps lophotes).
Sunbirds and spiderhunters has 4 stamps featuring Little Spiderhunter (Arachnothera longirostra), Southern Double-collared Sunbird (Nectarinia chalybea), Crimson Sunbird (Aethopyga siparaja) and Plain-throated Sunbird (Anthreptes malacensis). The souvenir sheet has Plain-throated Sunbird (Anthreptes malacensis).
30 October 2014 Thumb down Stamperija
Malaysia Folk Stories: 6 stamps. One has an eagle in flight which may not be identifiable. 27 October 2014 Thumb down Malaysian First Day Covers
USA Winter Fun: booklet of 8 stamps of 4 designs with one featuring a stylised but recognisable Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis). 23 October 2014 Thumb down Virtual Stamp Club
Guinea-Bissau Stamperija has listed several new sets with various themes. Calau-rinoceronte has 3 stamps all featuring Rhinoceros Hornbill (Buceros rhinoceros), as does the souvenir sheet. Owls has 4 stamps featuring Northern White-faced Owl (Ptilopsis leucotis), African Wood-Owl (Strix woodfordii), African Scops-Owl (Otus senegalensis) and Greyish Eagle-Owl (Bubo cinerascens). The souvenir sheet has Barn Owl (Tyto alba). Birds of Prey has 4 stamps featuring Red-footed Falcon (Falco vespertinus), Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) x2 and Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus). The souvenir sheet has Red-footed Falcon (Falco vespertinus). 20 October 2014 Reminder Stamperija
Spain The Programme for 2014 lists "Protected Fauna": 4 stamps including Great Bustard (Otis tarda), Eurasian Eagle-Owl (Bubo bubo) and Spanish Eagle (Aquila adalberti). Details of this issue have appeared on the Spanish Post's website. 20 October 2014 Tick Filatelia Aguilar
São Tomé e Príncipe
New
Stamperija has listed several new sets on various themes. The issue for Flamingos has 4 stamps featuring probable Caribbean Flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber), Lesser Flamingo (Phoenicopterus minor), Puna Flamingo (Phoenicopterus jamesi) and Chilean Flamingo (Phoenicopterus chilensis). The souvenir sheet has probable Caribbean Flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber).
Kingfishers has 4 stamps featuring Azure Kingfisher (Alcedo azurea), Common Paradise-kingfisher (Tanysiptera galatea), Woodland Kingfisher (Halcyon senegalensis) and Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis). The souvenir sheet has Belted Kingfisher (Ceryle alcyon).
15 October 2014 Thumb down Stamperija
Sth. Georgia History of Reindeer: 4 stamps with 1 having King Penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus). 14 October 2014 Thumb down Falkland Islands Philatelic Bureau.
Niger
More issues added 12 December 2014
Stamperija has listed several new sets with various themes. Lighthouses has 4 stamps featuring Greylag Goose (Anser anser), Mute Swan (Cygnus olor), European Herring Gull (Larus argentatus) and Canada Goose (Branta canadensis). The souvenir sheet has Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos).
Ospreys has 4 stamps all featuring Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) as does the souvenir sheet.
Update: I overlooked the Hippopotamuses sheet of 4 stamps, one of which has a heron which looks like Goliath Heron (Ardea goliath).
Update: More themes, including Storks with 4 stamps featuring Wood Stork (Mycteria americana) and White Stork (Ciconia ciconia) on 3 stamps. The souvenir sheet has Painted Stork (Mycteria leucocephala).
Owls has 4 stamps featuring Spotted Eagle-Owl (Bubo africanus), Barn Owl (Tyto alba), Eurasian Eagle-Owl (Bubo bubo) and Little Owl (Athene noctua). The souvenir sheet has Eurasian Pygmy-Owl (Glaucidium passerinum).
13 October 2014 Reminder Stamperija
North Korea Birds, a joint issue with Russia. Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) and Eurasian Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus). Here's a better image. 12 October 2014 Tick JAJUMINBO and a Correspondent.
Maldives Stamperija has listed several new sets with various themes. The souvenir sheet for the Third International Conference of Small Island Developing States has a bird in flight which could be Common Myna (Acridotheres tristis).
Update: I overlooked the 250th Anniversary of the Hermitage Museum which has 4 stamps with one featuring a painting by Jacob Jordaens which I think has Yellow-headed Parrot (Amazona oratrix).
7 October 2014 Reminder Stamperija
Japan International Letter Writing Week: 4 stamps with one having sylised Eurasian Tree Sparrow (Passer montanus). 9 October 2014 Thumb down New Issues of Japan
Guinea
New
More issues added 19 December 2014
Stamperija has listed several new sets with various themes. Guineafowl has 4 stamps featuring Helmeted Guineafowl (Numida meleagris) on 2 stamps and, Vulturine Guineafowl (Acryllium vulturinum) on the other 2. The souvenir sheet also has Helmeted Guineafowl (Numida meleagris).
Update: More themes, including "Falcons" with 4 stamps featuring Ferruginous Hawk (Buteo regalis), Eurasian Buzzard (Buteo buteo), Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) and Eurasian Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus). The last uses this photograph. The souvenir sheet has Jackal Buzzard (Buteo rufofuscus).
Owls has 4 stamps featuring Northern Long-eared Owl (Asio otus), Little Owl (Athene noctua), Tawny Owl (Strix aluco) and Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus). The souvenir sheet has Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiaca).
Pigeons has 4 stamps featuring Spotted Dove (Streptopelia chinensis), Domesicated Rock Pigeon (Columba livia), Pink-necked Pigeon (Treron vernans) and Green Imperial-Pigeon (Ducula aenea). The souvenir sheet has Pink-necked Pigeon (Treron vernans).
Waterbirds has 4 stamps featuring Sunbittern (Eurypyga helias), Anhinga (Anhinga anhinga), Elegant Tern (Sterna elegans) and Mandarin Duck (Aix galericulata). The souvenir sheet has European Herring Gull (Larus argentatus).
1 October 2014 Thumb down Stamperija
Kenya I have been sent a better image of the stamps which are "due to be issued next month". Birds: 9 stamps which are redesigns of some that originally appeared in 1993-4. They feature Red-and-yellow Barbet (Trachyphonus erythrocephalus), Scarlet-chested Sunbird (Chalcomitra senegalensis), Eastern Yellow-billed Hornbill (Tockus flavirostris), Greater Honeyguide (Indicator indicator), Superb Starling (Lamprotornis superbus), African Fish-Eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer), Lesser Flamingo (Phoenicopterus minor), Hadada Ibis (Bostrychia hagedash) and Ross's Turaco (Musophaga rossae). October 2014 Thumb down Correspondent
Poland Alternative Sources of Energy: a sheet of 2x4 stamps with one having a small image of a probable Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos). 29 September 2014 Thumb down Polish Post and Stamp News
Great Britain Seaside Architecture: 6 single stamps and a miniature sheet of 4. The stamp featuring Dunoon Pier has about 50 gulls in flight. I don't think any will be specifically identifiable. 18 September 2014 Thumb down Royal Mail and WNS
Uruguay Various events: 4 stamps with the one for World Biodiversity Day featuring a probable Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus). 16 September 2014 Thumb down Uruguay Post
São Tomé e Príncipe Stamperija has listed several new sets on various themes. The issue for Bee-eaters has 4 stamps featuring Chestnut-headed Bee-eater (Merops leschenaulti) on 3 stamps and European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster). The souvenir sheet has White-fronted Bee-eater (Merops bullockoides).
Hummingbirds has 4 stamps featuring Golden-tailed Sapphire (Chrysuronia oenone), Anna's Hummingbird (Calypte anna), Sparkling Violet-ear (Colibri coruscans) and Volcano Hummingbird (Selasphorus flammula). The souvenir sheet has Allen's Hummingbird (Selasphorus sasin).
Global warming has 4 stamps with 2 featuring European Herring Gull (Larus argentatus) and Emperor Penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri). The souvenir sheet has Kelp Gull (Larus dominicanus).
Grapes and Birds has 4 stamps featuring Rosy-faced Lovebird (Agapornis roseicollis), Pyrrhuloxia (Cardinalis sinuatus), Red-and-green Macaw (Ara chloroptera) and European Robin (Erithacus rubecula). The souvenir sheet has Zebra Finch (Taeniopygia guttata).
Hornbills has 4 stamps featuring Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill (Tockus leucomelas), Rhinoceros Hornbill (Buceros rhinoceros), Great Hornbill (Buceros bicornis) and s Wreathed Hornbill (Aceros undulatus). The souvenir sheet has Great Hornbill (Buceros bicornis).
Pheasants has 4 stamps featuring Ring-necked Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus) on 3 stamps and Silver Pheasant (Lophura nycthemera). The souvenir sheet has Ring-necked Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus).
Update: More themes, including Secretary Bird with 4 stamps all featuring Secretarybird (Sagittarius serpentarius) as does the souvenir sheet.
Update: I overlooked Predators which has 4 stamps with one featuring White-backed Vulture (Gyps africanus).
15 September 2014 Thumb down Stamperija
Gambia National Parks of Africa: various sheets comprising 10 stamps, two of which feature small images of Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis). The source photograph of Chobe, Botswana may be found here. 15 September 2014 Thumb down IGPC
Tonga Bird Definitives Part 3 High Values: 3 stamps featuring Blue-crowned Lorikeet (Vini australis), Buff-banded Rail (Gallirallus philippensi) and Barn Owl (Tyto alba). 15 September 2014 Thumb down Philatelic Collector Inc.
Niger
More issues added 5 December 2014
Stamperija has listed several new sets with various themes. Birds has 4 stamps featuring Superb Starling (Lamprotornis superbus), Great Tit (Parus major), Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) and Black Stork (Ciconia nigra). The souvenir sheet has Nicobar Pigeon (Caloenas nicobarica).
Parrots has 4 stamps featuring Red-and-green Macaw (Ara chloropteras), Rosy-faced Lovebird (Agapornis roseicollis), Blue-and-yellow Macaw (Ara ararauna) and Rainbow Lorikeet (Trichoglossus haematodus). The souvenir sheet has Hyacinth Macaw (Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus).
Update: More themes, including Castles with 4 stamps featuring Great Egret (Ardea alba), Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos), Eurasian Eagle-Owl (Bubo bubo) and Rook (Corvus frugilegus). The souvenir sheet has European Herring Gull (Larus argentatus).
10 September 2014 Thumb down Stamperija
New Caledonia Le Maquis Minier: souvenir sheet of 3 stamps with one featuring Red-throated Parrotfinch (Erythrura psittacea). The issue is listed on La Poste's web site. 9 September 2014 Thumb down La Poste
Nevis
Second sheet of 4 added 11 December 2014
Ducks: 2 souvenir sheets and 4 stamps featuring West Indian Whistling-Duck (Dendrocygna arborea), Yellow-billed Duck (Anas undulata), Marbled Teal (Marmaronetta angustirostris), Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula), Barrow's Goldeneye (Bucephala islandica) and King Eider (Somateria spectabilis).
Update: A second sheet of 4 has Wood Duck (Aix sponsa), Rosy-billed Pochard (Netta peposaca), Puna Teal (Spatula puna) and Maned Duck (Chenonetta jubata).
4 September 2014 Reminder IGPC
Gambia African Birds of Prey: 12 stamps featuring Montagu's Harrier (Circus pygargus), Secretarybird (Sagittarius serpentarius), Bateleur (Terathopius ecaudatus), Red Kite (Milvus milvus), African Scops-Owl (Otus senegalensis), Osprey (Pandion haliaetus), Pale Chanting-Goshawk (Melierax canorus), Eurasian Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus), Crowned Hawk-Eagle (Stephanoaetus coronatus), Pearl-spotted Owlet (Glaucidium perlatum), Steppe Eagle (Aquila nipalensis) and Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus). 4 September 2014 Reminder IGPC
Togo Stamperija has listed several new sets with various themes.
Birds has 4 stamps featuring Purple-bibbed Whitetip (Urosticte benjamini). Palm Cockatoo (Probosciger aterrimus), Bali Myna (Leucopsar rothschildi) and Golden Pheasant (Chrysolophus pictus). The souvenir sheet has Osprey (Pandion haliaetus).
The souvenir sheet of the Hippopotamus issue has several presumed Yellow-billed Oxpecker (Buphagus africanus). Eagles has 4 stamps featuring Lesser Spotted Eagle (Aquila pomarina), an unlikely Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos), Steppe Eagle (Aquila nipalensis) and Tawny Eagle (Aquila rapax). The souvenir sheet has Tawny Eagle (Aquila rapax).
Update More themes. The issue for Birds and Windmills has 4 stamps featuring Red-crowned Crane (Grus japonensis), Great Tit (Parus major), Greylag Goose (Anser anser) and Snow Goose (Chen caerulescens). The souvenir sheet has Mute Swan (Cygnus olor).
30 August 2014 Thumb down Stamperija
Solomon Is. Stamperija has listed several new sets on various themes. The issue for Parrots has 4 stamps featuring Eclectus Parrot (Eclectus roratus), Ducorps' Cockatoo (Cacatua ducorpsii), Cardinal Lory (Chalcopsitta cardinalis) and Rainbow Lorikeet (Trichoglossus haematodus). The souvenir sheet features Yellow-bibbed Lory (Lorius chlorocercus). 25 August 2014 Thumb down Stamperija
Mozambique Stamperija has listed several new sets on various themes. The issue for Bee-eaters has 4 stamps featuring Chestnut-headed Bee-eater (Merops leschenaulti) on 3 stamps and European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster). The souvenir sheet also has European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster).
Global Warming has 4 stamps with one featuring Adelie Penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae). The souvenir sheet has several mammals in a parched scene with a bird soaring in the distance behind them. A better image may reveal its identity.
Owls has 4 stamps featuring Barred Owl (Strix varia), Little Owl (Athene noctua), Northern Saw-whet Owl (Aegolius acadicus) and Burrowing Owl (Athene cunicularia). The souvenir sheet has Asian Barred Owlet (Glaucidium cuculoides).
20 August 2014 Thumb down Stamperija
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.
Oman
New
Wildlife in Oman: various stamps with some featuring Bruce's Green-Pigeon (Treron waalia), Blue-cheeked Bee-eater (Merops persicus), Indian Roller (Coracias benghalensis), probable Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus), Rueppell's Weaver (Ploceus galbula) and possible Arabian Scops-owl (Otus pamelae). 14 August 2014 Reminder Oman Post
Palau Owls: 4 stamps featuring Buffy Fish-Owl (Ketupa ketupu), Barking Owl (Ninox connivens), Morepork (Ninox novaeseelandiae) and Indian Scops-owl (Otus bakkamoena). A souvenir sheet has Ural Owl (Strix uralensis). Another souvenir sheet has Little Owl (Athene noctua), contrary to the name on the sheet! 14 August 2014 Thumb down IGPC
Tuvalu Macaws: 2 souvenir sheets and 2 sheetlets with 15 stamps all featuring Red-and-green Macaw (Ara chloroptera), Blue-and-yellow Macaw (Ara ararauna) and Scarlet Macaw (Ara macao). 14 August 2014 Thumb down Stamps of Tuvalu
Argentina Philakorea 2014 - souvenir sheet with 2 stamps with one featuring stylised Eurasian Magpie (Pica pica). This FDC gives the date. 11 August 2014 Thumb down Delcampe
São Tomé e Príncipe Stamperija has listed several new sets on various themes. The issue for Birds of Prey has 4 stamps featuring Harpy Eagle (Harpia harpyja), Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), African Fish-Eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer) and Great Philippine Eagle (Pithecophaga jefferyi). The souvenir sheet has Steller's Sea-Eagle (Haliaeetus pelagicus).
Update More themes. The issue for owls has 4 stamps featuring Great Grey Owl (Strix nebulosa), Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiaca), Eurasian Eagle-Owl (Bubo bubo) and Barn Owl (Tyto alba). The souvenir sheet has probable Barred Owl (Strix varia). Stamps on stamps has 4 stamps with one featuring Lesser Spotted Eagle (Aquila pomarina) and Whinchat (Saxicola rubetra). WWF has 4 stamps all featuring Blue-breasted Kingfisher (Halcyon malimbica).
8 August 2014 Thumb down Stamperija
Solomon Is. Stamperija has listed several new sets on various themes. The issue for World of Eagles has 4 stamps featuring Wedge-tailed Eagle (Aquila audax), Martial Eagle (Polemaetus bellicosus), Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) and Great Philippine Eagle (Pithecophaga jefferyi). The souvenir sheet features White-bellied Sea-Eagle (Haliaeetus leucogaster). World of Owls has 4 stamps featuring Northern Long-eared Owl (Asio otus), European Scops-Owl (Otus scops), Spectacled Owl (Pulsatrix perspicillata) and probable Great Grey Owl (Strix nebulosa). The souvenir sheet features Northern Hawk Owl (Surnia ulula). 5 August 2014 Thumb down Stamperija
Korea (N) WWF: 4 stamps all featuring Red-crowned Crane (Grus japonensis). 5 August 2014 Thumb down FDC Blog
Japan Letter Writing Day: 10 stamps with 2 featuring Japanese White-eye (Zosterops japonicus) and Red-crowned Crane (Grus japonensis). 23 July 2014 Thumb down New Issues of Japan
Uruguay Centenary of the city of Tranqueras: single featuring Greater Rhea (Rhea americana). 22 July 2014 Thumb down Uruguay Post
Palau Gulls - 1: 6 stamps featuring various unnamed gulls some of which could be Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus) and European Herring Gull (Larus argentatus). Gulls - 2: 6 stamps featuring various unnamed gulls which could be the same species. The birds on stamp 3 and 5 are obviously the same image but different sizes. Some of the birds appear on both sheets. As there is only one gull species found in Palau and it does not seem to be on these sheets, I will not be collecting this issue, or trying very hard to identify the birds. 21 July 2014 Thumb down IGPC
Tuvalu Ducks: sheetlet with 4 stamps all featuring Mandarin Duck (Aix galericulata). The souvenir sheet has Wood Duck (Aix sponsa) and Mandarin Duck (Aix galericulata). 21 July 2014 Thumb down Stamps of Tuvalu
Singapore Islands of Singapore: 4 stamps with one having probable White-bellied Sea-Eagle (Haliaeetus leucogaster). 18 July 2014 Thumb down Singapore Post
Italy Tourism: Margherita di Savoia, one of a set of 5 has Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus) on this Ramsar site. 18 July 2014 Thumb down Italian Post
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
Maldives 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
Solomon Is. Stamperija has listed several new sets on various themes. The issue for 100th anniversary of the Passenger Pigeon extinction has 4 stamps all featuring Passenger Pigeon (Ectopistes migratorius) as does the souvenir sheet 3 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
Togo Stamperija has listed several new sets with various themes.
Global Warming has 4 stamps with one featuring Eurasian Eagle-Owl (Bubo bubo). The souvenir sheet has Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiaca).
Owls has 4 stamps but the image is not clear. Two are Barn Owl (Tyto alba) and Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiaca). The souvenir sheet has Little Owl (Athene noctua).
Birds of Prey has 4 stamps featuring Brown Falcon (Falco berigora), Swamp Harrier (Circus approximans), Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) and Brahminy Kite (Haliastur indus). The souvenir sheet has Eurasian Griffon (Gyps fulvus).
30 June 2014 Thumb down Stamperija
Japan World Heritage - Mount Fuji: 10 stamps with one featuring Mute Swan (Cygnus olor). 26 June 2014 Thumb down Ebay
Niger Stamperija has listed several new sets with various themes. Owls has 4 stamps featuring Eastern Screech-Owl (Megascops asio), Spotted Owl (Strix occidentalis), Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus) and Great Grey Owl (Strix nebulosa). The souvenir sheet has Barn Owl (Tyto alba). Extinct Animals has 4 stamps with one featuring Great Auk. Stamps on Stamps has 4 stamps with one from Jamaica featuring Black-billed Parrot (Amazona agilis). The souvenir sheet has a stamp from Christmas Island featuring Christmas Island Frigatebird (Fregata andrewsi).
Update: More themes, including
Birds of Prey which has 4 stamps featuring Great Philippine Eagle (Pithecophaga jefferyia), Chinese Goshawk (Accipiter soloensis), White-tailed Kite (Elanus leucurus) and Lammergeier (Gypaetus barbatus). The souvenir sheet has Harpy Eagle (Harpia harpyja).
Waterbirds which has 4 stamps featuring Atlantic Puffin (Fratercula arctica), Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea), Crested Auklet (Aethia cristatella) and Eared Grebe (Podiceps nigricollis). The souvenir sheet has Mandarin Duck (Aix galericulata).
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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.
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
CAR Stamperija has listed several new sets with various themes.
Global Warming has 4 stamps with one featuring Adelie Penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae).
Extinct species has 4 stamps with one featuring Mascarene Parrot (Mascarinus mascarinus). The souvenir sheet has Norfolk kaka (Nestor productus).
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France Treasures of Philately: a souvenir sheet of 5 stamps featuring a stamp issued in 1947 with an unidentifiable gull. Details of this issue may be found here. 16 June 2014 Thumb down French Post
CAR Stamperija has listed several new sets with various themes.
Owls has 4 stamps featuring Barn Owl (Tyto alba), Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiaca), Northern Long-eared Owl (Asio otus) and Little Owl (Athene noctua). The souvenir sheet has Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus).
Eagles has 4 stamps featuring White-bellied Sea-Eagle (Haliaeetus leucogaster), Martial Eagle (Polemaetus bellicosus), Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) and Steller's Sea-Eagle (Haliaeetus pelagicus). The souvenir sheet has Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus).
Peafowl has 4 stamps featuring Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus) on 3 stamps and Green Peacock (Pavo muticus). The souvenir sheet also has Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus).
Birds of Prey has 4 stamps featuring Red-footed Falcon (Falco vespertinus), Osprey (Pandion haliaetus), African Grass-Owl (Tyto capensis) and Wahlberg's Eagle (Aquila wahlbergi). The souvenir sheet has Crowned Hawk-Eagle (Stephanoaetus coronatus).
Seabirds has 4 stamps featuring Great White Pelican (Pelecanus onocrotalus), Long-tailed Cormorant (Phalacrocorax africanus), Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea) and Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis). The souvenir sheet has Pink-backed Pelican (Pelecanus rufescens).
Hummingbirds has 4 stamps featuring Green Violet-ear (Colibri thalassinus), Sparkling Violet-ear (Colibri coruscans), Brown Violet-ear (Colibri delphinae) and White-vented Violet-ear (Colibri serrirostris). The souvenir sheet has Green Violet-ear (Colibri thalassinus).
20 May 2014 Reminder Stamperija
Togo WWF: 4 stamps featuring Stanley Bustard (Neotis denhami). 20 May 2014 Tick Stamperija
Guinea-Bissau Stamperija has listed several new sets with various themes. Owls has 4 stamps featuring Barn Owl (Tyto alba), Barred Owl (Strix varia), Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus) and Northern Long-eared Owl (Asio otus). The souvenir sheet has Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus). 15 May 2014 Thumb down Stamperija
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 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 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
São Tomé e Príncipe 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
Ivory Coast Stamperija has listed several new sets with various themes.
Owls has 4 stamps featuring Pel's Fishing-Owl (Scotopelia peli), Shelley's Eagle-Owl (Bubo shelleyi), African Barred Owlet (Glaucidium capense) and Sandy Scops-Owl (Otus icterorhynchus). The souvenir sheet has Barn Owl (Tyto alba).
Pigeons and Doves has 4 stamps featuring Laughing Dove (Streptopelia senegalensis), African Green-Pigeon (Treron calva), Speckled Pigeon (Columba guinea) and Tambourine Dove (Turtur tympanistria). The souvenir sheet has Namaqua Dove (Oena capensis).
Waterbirds has 4 stamps featuring Lesser Flamingo (Phoenicopterus minor), Hamerkop (Scopus umbretta), Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus) and Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus). The souvenir sheet has Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo). Woodhoopoes has 4 stamps featuring Green Woodhoopoe (Phoeniculus purpureus), Forest Scimitarbill (Rhinopomastus castaneiceps), Black Scimitarbill (Rhinopomastus aterrimus) and Green Woodhoopoe (Phoeniculus purpureus). The souvenir sheet has White-headed Woodhoopoe (Phoeniculus bollei).
10 March 2014 Reminder Stamperija
Uganda Canary: 4 stamps featuring Yellow-fronted Canary (Serinus mozambicus) and Island Canary (Serinus canaria). The latter also appears on the souvenir sheet
Update: Birds, including
Cranes has 4 stamps all featuring Grey Crowned-Crane (Balearica regulorum) as does the souvenir sheet.
Flamingos has 4 stamps featuring Andean Flamingo (Phoenicopterus andinus), Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus), Chilean Flamingo (Phoenicopterus chilensis) and Caribbean Flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber). The souvenir sheet has Lesser Flamingo (Phoenicopterus minor).
Falcons has 4 stamps featuring Greater Kestrel (Falco rupicoloides), Lanner Falcon (Falco biarmicus), Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus) and Lesser Kestrel (Falco naumanni). The souvenir sheet has Eurasian Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus).
Parrots has 4 stamps featuring Red-and-green Macaw (Ara chloroptera), Palm Cockatoo (Probosciger aterrimus), Sulphur-crested Cockatoo (Cacatua galerita) and a pair of birds listed as Great Green Macaw (Ara ambigua), but I think the species is incorrect. The souvenir sheet has Blue-and-yellow Macaw (Ara ararauna).
Water Birds has 4 stamps featuring European Herring Gull (Larus argentatus), Scarlet Ibis (Eudocimus ruber), Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) and Great Egret (Ardea alba). The souvenir sheet has Royal Albatross (Diomedea epomophora).
Vultures has 4 stamps featuring Andean Condor (Vultur gryphus), Eurasian Griffon (Gyps fulvus), Cape Griffon (Gyps coprotheres) and White-headed Vulture (Trigonoceps occipitalis). The souvenir sheet has Lammergeier (Gypaetus barbatus).
Hummingbirds has 4 stamps featuring Green Violet-ear (Colibri thalassinus), Gilded Hummingbird (Hylocharis chrysura), Buff-winged Starfrontlet (Coeligena lutetiae) and Green Violet-ear (Colibri thalassinus). The souvenir sheet has Black-chinned Hummingbird (Archilochus alexandri).
Hornbills has 4 stamps featuring Wreathed Hornbill (Aceros undulatus), Southern Ground-Hornbill (Bucorvus leadbeateri), White-crested Hornbill (Tockus albocristatus) and Red-billed Hornbill (Tockus erythrorhynchus). The souvenir sheet has Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill (Tockus leucomelas).
Eagles has 4 stamps featuring Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos), Bateleur (Terathopius ecaudatus), Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) and Harpy Eagle (Harpia harpyja). The souvenir sheet has White-tailed Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla).
Bee-eaters has 4 stamps featuring Chestnut-headed Bee-eater (Merops leschenaulti), European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster), Blue-cheeked Bee-eater (Merops persicus) and White-fronted Bee-eater (Merops bullockoides). The souvenir sheet has Blue-throated Bee-eater (Merops viridis).
Some of these birds occur in Uganda! I have corrected some naming errors but several photographs need checking to ensure the names on the stamps are correct. This could be the final straw for some collectors...
26 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
Caribbean Netherlands
New
Various: stamps featuring Caribbean Flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber) and Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis). The sheet featuring silhouettes of Hummingbirds I will leave as unidentifiable because of the 3 species occurring on Sint-Eustatius only one is crested, so these could be either Purple-throated Carib (Eulampis jugularis) or Green-throated Carib (Eulampis holosericeus). Here is an item on the stamp issuing of this territory. ???? 2014 Thumb down Postbeeld
Papua New Guinea Personalisable stamps: 15 stamps, 8 of which feature Birds of Paradise. namely Lawes' Parotia (Parotia lawesii), King Bird-of-paradise (Cicinnurus regius), Red Bird-of-paradise (Paradisaea rubra), Raggiana Bird-of-paradise (Paradisaea raggiana), Princess Stephanie's Astrapia (Astrapia stephaniae), Emperor Bird-of-paradise (Paradisaea guilielmi), Black-billed Sicklebill (Epimachus albertisi) and Raggiana Bird-of-paradise (Paradisaea raggiana). The Red Bird-of-paradise does not occur in PNG, and the photograph used may be seen here. ???? 2014 Thumb down Delcampe
Togo African Penguin and Grey Parrot: 2 issues each comprising a souvenir sheet and sheetlet of 4 stamps featuring Jackass Penguin (Spheniscus demersus) and Grey Parrot (Psittacus erithacus). ???? 2014 Thumb down IGPC
Syria Victory Day: single featuring presumed Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos). ???? 2014 Thumb down Correspondent
Tanzania The Big Five: 5 stamps with the one with Buffalo having a few Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis). ???? 2014 Thumb down Commonwealth Stamps blog
Ghana Endangered Animals of Africa: 4 stamps with one featuring Wattled Crane (Grus carunculatus).
Update: Another part of this topic has appeared featuring Jackass Penguin (Spheniscus demersus).
???? 2014 Thumb down Commonwealth Stamps blog
Antigua Hummingbirds: 4 stamps. There are clearer images on Delcampe which show the species are Broad-tailed Hummingbird (Selasphorus platycercus), Broad-billed Hummingbird (Cynanthus latirostris), Rufous-tailed Hummingbird (Amazilia tzacatl) and Allen's Hummingbird (Selasphorus sasin). The souvenir sheet has Anna's Hummingbird (Calypte anna) and Calliope Hummingbird (Stellula calliope). Ducks: 4 stamps. There are clearer images on Delcampe which show the species are Ruddy Shelduck (Tadorna ferruginea), White-backed Duck (Thalassornis leuconotus), Comb Duck (Sarkidiornis melanotos) and Fulvous Whistling-Duck (Dendrocygna bicolor). The souvenir sheet has White-faced Whistling-Duck (Dendrocygna viduata) on one stamp and Red-billed Duck (Anas erythrorhyncha) and Yellow-billed Duck (Anas undulata) on the second. ???? 2014 Thumb down Commonwealth Stamps blog and Delcampe
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
Uganda
New
I've just noticed that one stamp of this sheet of Butterflies has small images of Grey Crowned-Crane (Balearica regulorum). 30 March 2012 Thumb down Stamperija
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