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: United Nations, Romania, Albania, Cuba, Guernsey updated, Mongolia, Tonga, Niuafo'ou
Expected lateradded
 
Country Detail Date of Issue Status Source of information
Papua New Guinea The Programme for 2016: includes a joint issue with India, which will feature national birds. The Joint Issues website has published an image of the stamps which confims the species as Raggiana Bird-of-paradise (Paradisaea raggiana) and Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus).
Update: PNG Post have published the latest predicted date.
3 April 2017 Thumb down Post PNG and Joint Stamp Issues
Montenegro The Programme for 2017 includes a single stamp featuring Eurasian Spoonbill (Platalea leucorodia). 30 March 2017 Reminder Montenegro Post
United Nations
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34th Asian International Stamp Exhibition in Melbourne, Australia: souvenir sheet with 3 stamps. one features Emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae). The image was taken from Bulletin 121 (PDF) 30 March 2017 Thumb down UNPA
Belarus The Programme for 2017 includes Bird of the Year, single featuring. Crested Lark (Galerida cristata). 22 March 2017 Reminder Belarus Post
Namibia The Programme for 2017 includes Barbets of Namibia: 3 stamps featuring Black-collared Barbet (Lybius torquatus), Crested Barbet (Trachyphonus vaillantii) and Pied Barbet (Tricholaema leucomelas). 9 March 2017 Reminder NamPost
USA
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150th Anniversary of Nebraska: single stamp featuring Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis). 1 March 2017 Reminder USPS
Faroe Is.
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The issuing programme for 2017 - includes 2 stamps featuring Common Eider (Somateria mollissima). 27 February 2017 Reminder Faroes Post
Guernsey
image added 14 January 2017
The Programme for 2017 includes WWF: Endangered Species - Meadow Pipit (Anthus pratensis). Guernsey Post have published an image of this issue in its full-page advertisement in Gibbons Stamp Monthly for February. 15 February 2017 Reminder Guernsey Stamps
Estonia
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The plan for 2017: includes the bird of the year, a single featuring European Turtle-Dove (Streptopelia turtur). 9 February 2017 Reminder Estonia Post
Rumania
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The plan for 2017: includes "intelligent birds", but with no further details. February 2017 Reminder Romania Post
Belgium Belgium Post has published its 2017 Programme in PDF format. I have extracted this image showing a new definitive by Buzin featuring Water Rail (Rallus aquaticus). 30 January 2017 Reminder Belgian Post via a correspondent
SPM
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Oiseaux - Paruline Masquée: single featuring Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas). The image is taken from Philinfo for January 2017. 30 January 2017 Reminder Philinfo French Post.
Spain
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Spanish Activity in Antarctica: single which features a Chinstrap Penguin (Pygoscelis antarctica). 30 January 2017 Thumb down Spanish Post
Croatia
image added 7 January 2017
The 2017 Programme: includes a WWF issue with presumably 4 stamps featuring Eurasian Griffon (Gyps fulvus). A correspondent has sent me this image of the 4 stamps 23 January 2017 Reminder Croatia Post
Peru
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Fauna in Danger of Extinction: 4 stamps with 2 featuring Andean Condor (Vultur gryphus) and Oilbird (Steatornis caripensis). The designer obviously switched the names on the Oilbird stamp with those on the Deer stamp. 9 January 2017 Reminder Natural Science Stamps
Mongolia
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Year of the Rooster - 2 stamps featuring Red Junglefowl (Gallus gallus). Many countries have issued "roosters" this year, and I have ignored all of them except for this one which looks quite realistic. 8 January 2017 Thumb down Natural Science Stamps
TAAF
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Bloc Sterne de Tromelin: 4 stamps, all featuring White Tern (Gygis alba). 2 January 2017 Tick: see next update Philinfo French Post
TAAF
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Navire Soviétique OB: single stamp with a few sketchy birds which are probably unidentifiable. 2 January 2017 Thumb down Philinfo French Post
Spain
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12 months 12 stamps: Gaudalajara - the start of a new series, this one features small images of Eurasian Griffon (Gyps fulvus). 2 January 2017 Thumb down Spanish Post
Norway Birds. Two superb stamps featuring Merlin (Falco columbarius) and Eurasian Hobby (Falco subbuteo). 2 January 2017 Tick: see next update Norway Post
Germany
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Treasures from German Museums: two stamps, including one featuring a painting by by J.-B. Oudry which features Demoiselle Crane (Anthropoides virgo), probable Red-billed Toucan (Ramphastos tucanus) and Black Crowned-Crane (Balearica pavonina). 2 January 2017 Thumb down Germany Post
India
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Splendours of India: 12 stamps and 13 miniature sheets. One stamp and ms features the Peacock Gate, and therefore has a reasonable likeness of an Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus). 1 January 2017 Thumb down Commonwealth Stamps blog
Pakistan
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Child Art Competition: this FDC shows 8 stamps with 2 birds. One is obviously Golden Pheasant (Chrysolophus pictus), while the other could be Chukar (Alectoris chukar). 30 December 2016 Thumb down Delcampe
Armenia
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Flowers and birds: 4 stamps with two featuring Egyptian Vulture (Neophron percnopterus) and Eurasian Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus). 29 December 2016 Tick: see next update Ebay
Nepal
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Date confirmed 6 January 2017
Bird: single featuring Black Francolin (Francolinus francolinus). This FDC gives the date. 29 December 2016 Reminder Phila Mirror
Armenia
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Children's Philately: 3 stamps with one featuring a cartoon of a Armenian Gull (Larus armenicus). 26 December 2016 Thumb down Delcampe
Egypt
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125th Anniversary of the Giza Zoological Gardens: sheet of 8 stamps with one or two featuring Great White Pelican (Pelecanus onocrotalus). 24 December 2016 Reminder Natural Science Stamps
Romania
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New Year Customs: 4 stamps Two of the stamps include small images of bird-like animals. For me, the one on the ground to the right of the decorated tree looks like a Crow, so could be considered as a Carrion Crow (Corvus corone). 21 December 2016 Tick: see next update Romfilatelia
Marshall Is.
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Centenary of USA's national parks: sheet of 10 stamps with the one for the Everglades featuring a presumed Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias). 15 December 2016 Thumb down Unicover
French Polynesia The programme for 2016 lists "les oiseaux", an issue of 2 stamps. Details have been published in the latest Phil'info. I have extracted this image which shows the species are Striated Heron (Butorides striata) and Marquesan Reed-warbler (Acrocephalus mendanae). 9 December 2016 Tick: see next update French Polynesia Post
Kazakhstan
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Pearls of Kazakhstan. Alakol reserve: 3 stamps with two featuring Relict Gull (Larus relictus) and Dalmatian Pelican (Pelecanus crispus). A larger image shows Cormorants behind the Pelican, and these would be Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo). 8 December 2016 Tick: see next update KazPost
Tristan da Cunha Biodiversity Part 2: 6 stamps with two featuring Inaccessible Island Rail (Atlantisia rogersi) and White-chinned Petrel (Procellaria aequinoctialis). 7 December 2016 Tick: see next update Pobjoy Stamps and Tristan da Cunha Post Office
Aitutaki
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WWF: 4 stamps all featuring Shy Albatross (Thalassarche cauta eremita). 6 December 2016 Thumb down PCI Stamps
Sri Lanka A set of 12 stamps featuring "Unseen Sri Lanka" includes the wild horses which were introduced by the Dutch. There are at least 3 Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis) with them. An article about the horses includes a photograph with some Egrets. 2 December 2016 Tick Sri Lanka Post
Uruguay Cruise Liners - sheet of 4 stamps. One features Wren-like Rushbird (Phleocryptes melanops). 1 December 2016 Tick: see next update Uruguay Post
Uzbekistan
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Tashkent Zoo: 3 stamps and MS featuring White-tailed Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla), Channel-billed Toucan (Ramphastos vitellinus) and Red Lory (Eos bornea). ?? December 2016 Thumb down Delcampe
Tristan da Cunha Biodiversity: 6 stamps with two featuring Antarctic Tern (Sterna vittata) and Tristan Thrush (Nesocichla eremita). 30 November 2016 Tick: see next update Pobjoy Stamps
Wallis and Futuna Birds: souvenir sheet with 3 stamps featuring Lesser Frigatebird (Fregata ariel), Crimson-crowned Fruit-Dove (Ptilinopus porphyraceus) and Red-tailed Tropicbird (Phaethon rubricauda). Details were published in the latest Phil'info. 30 November 2016 Tick: see next update Phil'info French Post
South Georgia Zavodovski Island: 4 stamps featuring Macaroni Penguin (Eudyptes chrysolophus) and Chinstrap Penguin (Pygoscelis antarctica) on 2 stamps. The fourth stamp shows a penguin colony which most likely comprises mostly Chinstraps. These stamps may eventually be obtained directly from the Falkland Islands Philatelic Bureau. 28 November 2016 Tick: see next update Pobjoy Stamps
India Exotic Birds. The pack associated with this issue is described as "2 miniature sheets, 2 sheetlets, a cancelled FDC, a brochure and six maxim cards to be issued by India Post on Exotic Birds on 25.11.2016.". The 6 maxim cards shown appear to feature Yellow-headed Parrot (Amazona oratrix), Hyacinth Macaw (Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus), Sun Parakeet (Aratinga solstitialis), Sulphur-crested Cockatoo (Cacatua galerita), possible Brown-necked Parrot (Poicephalus robustus) and Blue-and-yellow Macaw (Ara ararauna). 25 November 2016 Thumb down India Post
Korea (S) Nature in the DMZ of Korea: 2 stamps featuring Black-faced Spoonbill (Platalea minor) and Great Tit (Parus major). 22 November 2016 Thumb down Phila Mirror
Vatican City
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Iubilaeum Misericordiae: single with a small image of a Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus). 17 November 2016 Thumb down Natural Science Stamps
Liechtenstein Liechtenstein without us: 3 stamps with 2 featuring White-tailed Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) and Scarlet Macaw (Ara macao). A close view of the eagle stamp shows 6 egrets in flight, which are probably Little Egret (Egretta garzetta). 14 November 2016 Tick Liechtenstein Post
Serbia Children's Stamps: 4 stamps with 3 featuring stylised White Stork (Ciconia ciconia). 9 November 2016 Thumb down Correspondent
TAAF Fillod de Crozet: souvenir sheet with 2 stamps. One has King Penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus). There is more information about this issue here (in French). 3 November 2016 Thumb down Natural Science Stamps
Kazakhstan Khans of the Kazakh State: 2 stamps with one having small images of presumably Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos). This FDC gives the date. 2 November 2016 Thumb down Delcampe
Christmas Is. Christmas: 2 stamps with a few birds added for us! They look like Christmas Island Frigatebird (Fregata andrewsi), White-tailed Tropicbird (Phaethon lepturus), Abbott's Booby (Sula abbotti) and Brown Booby (Sula leucogaster). The image is taken from the online version of Stamp Bulletin 343. 31 October 2016 Thumb down Australia Post.
Kosovo Fauna: 2 stamps featuring male and female Eurasian Capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus). This FDC gives the date. 28 October 2016 Tick: see next update Delcampe
South Africa The Sept-Dec 2016 issue of Setempe gives details of the Biospheres issue. The stamp for the Cape West Coast Biosphere has two gulls which are probably Kelp Gull (Larus dominicanus). Although the issue date has passed, the sheet has not appeared for sale on Delcampe or Ebay. 21 October 2016 Thumb down South African Post Office and Delcampe
Bosnia Herzegovina (Rep Srpska) River Animals: 5 stamps with one featuring Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos). 14 October 2016 Tick: see next update Email from Poste Srpska
Venezuela Biodiversity: 8 stamps with 1 featuring Scarlet Ibis (Eudocimus ruber). Here's a better image on Ebay. 13 October 2016 Thumb down Natural Science Stamps
Albania
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85th Birthday of Dritëro Agolli: single featuring Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus). This FDC gives the date. 13 October 2016 Thumb down Albania Post
Anguilla National Symbols: 8 stamps with 1 featuring Zenaida Dove (Zenaida aurita). 10 October 2016 Thumb down Commonwealth Stamps blog
Grenada Caribbean seabirds, a sheet of 4 and souvenir sheet with 2 stamps featuring Royal Tern (Sterna maxima), Red-billed Tropicbird (Phaethon aethereus), Magnificent Frigatebird (Fregata magnificens), Brown Noddy (Anous stolidus), Masked Booby (Sula dactylatra) and Red-footed Booby (Sula sula). 16 September 2016 Tick: see next update IGPC
Bosnia Herzegovina (Rep Srpska) The Programme for 2016 includes Endangered Species Eurasian Griffon (Gyps fulvus) 4 stamps. Poste Srpska has sent me an image for this issue. 14 September 2016 Tick: see next update Email from Poste Srpska
Vatican City
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Eighth centenary of the death of Innocent III: single with a small image of a flying Great Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos major). Strictly speaking, there are no Woodpeckers listed for the Vatican, but I consider its stamps as contributing to a wider knowledge of Italian avifauna. 13 September 2016 Tick: see next update Vatican Post
Marshall Is. Honoring the Art of Howard Koslow: sheet of 20 stamps with two featuring a symbolic Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus). 20 July 2016 Thumb down Unicover
Tonga
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Marine Life: 12 stamps with 4 featuring Black Noddy (Anous minutus), Brown Booby (Sula leucogaster), White Tern (Gygis alba) and Masked Booby (Sula dactylatra). The White Tern is incorrectly labelled as Fairy Tern (Sterna nereis): a common error. The Masked Booby is incorrectly labelled as Blue-footed Booby (Sula nebouxii)! 2 March 2016 Reminder Philatelic Collector Inc.
Niuafo'ou
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Marine Life: 12 stamps with 4 featuring Masked Booby (Sula dactylatra), Red-tailed Tropicbird (Phaethon rubricauda), White Tern (Gygis alba) and Black Noddy (Anous minutus). The White Tern is incorrectly labelled as Fairy Tern (Sterna nereis): a common error. 2 March 2016 Reminder Philatelic Collector Inc.
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 Phil'info French Post and Delcampe
Cuba
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Pico Torquino National Park: 4 stamps with one featuring Western Spindalis (Spindalis zena). Hopefully, a better image of this set will appear soon. ???? 2016 Thumb down Delcampe
Palau Rare Birds of Palau: 4 stamps and MS featuring Dusky White-eye (Zosterops finschii), Palau Flycatcher (Myiagra erythrops), Palau Fantail (Rhipidura lepida), Giant White-eye (Megazosterops palauensis) and Palau Fruit-Dove (Ptilinopus pelewensis). This has not yet appeared on IGPC's website. ???? 2016 Thumb down Delcampe
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
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17 January 2017
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