This page is for listing stamps which have been announced several months before they are due to be issued.
If you know of any forthcoming issues which may include bird stamps not listed here, please let me know!
|Country||Detail||Date of Issue||Source of information|
||Bouvet island: 2 stamps, one featuring Chinstrap Penguin (Pygoscelis antarctica).||16 February 2018||Posten|
||The Programme for 2018 includes the bird of the year: European Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis).||March 2018||Belpost|
||The Programme for 2018 includes "3 rare birds" with no further details. I presume this will be issued to promote Birdpex 8.||15 May 2018||Notification from Luxembourg Post|
||The Programme for 2018 includes "Owls" with no further details. In addition to the Barn Owl which has featured on 7 earlier GB stamps, there are 4 other owls which might feature.||30 August 2018||Norvic Philatelics Blog|
|France||The first part of the Programme for 2018 has been published in the latest Phil'info and includes Garden Birds, which will feature "le rouge-gorge, la mésange, le moineau, la pie" which could be European Robin (Erithacus rubecula), Eurasian Blue Tit (Cyanistes caeruleus), House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) and Eurasian Magpie (Pica pica).||2018||Phil'info for December, 2016|
|Last Updated 14 November 2017|