Bird stamps issued in 2016 found on the web

 
Country Detail Date of Issue Status Source of information
Uzbekistan Tashkent Zoo: 3 stamps and MS featuring White-tailed Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla), Channel-billed Toucan (Ramphastos vitellinus) and Red Lory (Eos bornea). 30 December 2016 Thumb down Delcampe
Pakistan 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
Nepal Bird: single featuring Black Francolin (Francolinus francolinus). This FDC gives the date. 29 December 2016 Tick Phila Mirror
Armenia Flowers and birds: 4 stamps with two featuring Egyptian Vulture (Neophron percnopterus) and Eurasian Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus). 29 December 2016 Tick Ebay
Armenia Children's Philately: 3 stamps with one featuring a cartoon of a Armenian Gull (Larus armenicus). 26 December 2016 Thumb down Delcampe
Egypt 125th Anniversary of the Giza Zoological Gardens: sheet of 8 stamps with one or two featuring Great White Pelican (Pelecanus onocrotalus). 24 December 2016 Tick Natural Science Stamps
Romania 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 Romfilatelia
Qatar Qatar National Day: souvenir sheet with 2 stamps, one has Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus). 18 December 2016 Thumb down Qatar Post
Marshall Is. 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 French Polynesia Post
Kazakhstan 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 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 Pobjoy Stamps and Tristan da Cunha Post Office
Aitutaki 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 Uruguay Post
Tristan da Cunha Biodiversity: 6 stamps with two featuring Antarctic Tern (Sterna vittata) and Tristan Thrush (Nesocichla eremita). 30 November 2016 Tick 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 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 Pobjoy Stamps
India Exotic Birds. 6 stamps in various formats featuring 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) (Despite the name on the stamp!). 25 November 2016 Thumb down India Post and Delcampe
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
New Zealand 2016 Christchurch Stamp and Postcard Exhibition: souvenir sheet with 2 older stamps, including the 2010 stamp which has small images of Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos). 18 November 2016 Thumb down New Zealand Post
Vatican City 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
BAT Life Cycle of the Gentoo Penguin: 6 stamps all featuring Gentoo Penguin (Pygoscelis papua). These stamps may be obtained directly from the Falkland Islands Philatelic Bureau. 13 November 2016 Tick Pobjoy Stamps
BAT 25th Anniversary of the Protocol on Environmental Protection: 6 stamps with one featuring Emperor Penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri). These stamps may be obtained directly from the Falkland Islands Philatelic Bureau. 13 November 2016 Tick Pobjoy Stamps
BAT 25th Anniversary of IAATO: 4 stamps with one featuring Chinstrap Penguin (Pygoscelis antarctica). These stamps may be obtained directly from the Falkland Islands Philatelic Bureau. 13 November 2016 Tick Pobjoy Stamps
Israel Tourism in Jerusalem - Biblical Zoo: one of a set of 5, this has a small image of a Blue-and-yellow Macaw (Ara ararauna). 13 November 2016 Thumb down Israel Post
Israel King Solomon's Ships: miniature sheet has a small image of a gull which may be identifiable.
Update: Here's a better view on IGPC's site which shows there are 2.5 gulls on the stamp! I guess they are probably Yellow-legged Gull (Larus michahellis).
13 November 2016 Thumb down Israel Post and IGPC
Japan Familiar Animal series third collection: sheet with 10 stamps, 5 featuring white Java Sparrow (Padda oryzivora), Chestnut-eared Finch (Taeniopygia castanotis), white Cockatiel (Nymphicus hollandicus), yellow Island Canary (Serinus canaria) and Budgerigar (Melopsittacus undulatus). A second sheet of higher values has 5 stamps with domesticated birds with the wild equivalents being Budgerigar (Melopsittacus undulatus), Rosy-faced Lovebird (Agapornis roseicollis), Bengalese finches which could be a domesticated form of White-rumped Munia (Lonchura striata), Sulphur-crested Cockatoo (Cacatua galerita) and Java Sparrow (Padda oryzivora). The last is listed as an introduced resident species for Japan, and is sufficiently like the wild species to be eligible for my collection. 11 November 2016 Reminder Japan Post
Serbia Children's Stamps: 4 stamps with 3 featuring stylised White Stork (Ciconia ciconia). 9 November 2016 Thumb down Correspondent
Great Britain Christmas: 8 stamps with 2 having an unrealistic image of European Robin (Erithacus rubecula). 8 November 2016 Thumb down Royal Mail.
France Reopening of the Bièvre - Val-de-Marne: single featuring Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis). The issue was announced in Phil'info for November, 2016 7 November 2016 Tick French Post and Phil-Ouest
Georgia Fauna: 3 stamps with 2 featuring Bearded Reedling (Panurus biarmicus) and Moussier's Redstart (Phoenicurus moussieri), despite the name on the stamp. The source photograph used can be found on the HBW site. 3 November 2016 Tick Natural Science Stamps
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 Delcampe
Indonesia Philataipei: MS featuring Green Peafowl (Pavo muticus). 21 October 2016 Tick 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
Portugal Army Heraldry: 6 stamps. The Coat of Arms for the Directorate of Military History and Culture has an ibis which could be Sacred Ibis (Threskiornis aethiopicus). 21 October 2016 Thumb down Portugal PTT
Bhutan National Flora & Fauna of Bhutan: 4 stamps with one featuring Common Raven (Corvus corax). A souvenir sheet has similar designs. 18 October 2016 Thumb down Natural Science Stamps
India Birds of India, Series 1 Near threatened: featuring Nicobar Pigeon (Caloenas nicobarica), Nilgiri Flycatcher (Eumyias albicaudatus), Andaman Woodpecker (Dryocopus hodgei) and Black-and-rufous Flycatcher (Ficedula nigrorufa). Here's a better image on Ebay. 17 October 2016 Tick India Post and Ebay
Greenland Zackenberg Research Station: 2 stamps with one featuring Long-tailed Jaeger (Stercorarius longicaudus) and Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiaca). 17 October 2016 Thumb down Greenland Stamps
Bosnia Herzegovina (Rep Srpska) River Animals: 5 stamps with one featuring Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos). 14 October 2016 Tick 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 85th Birthday of Dritëro Agolli: single featuring Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus). This FDC gives the date. 13 October 2016 Thumb down Albania Post
Czech Rep. Definitive: single featuring European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster). 12 October 2016 Thumb down Czech Post
Anguilla National Symbols: 8 stamps with 1 featuring Zenaida Dove (Zenaida aurita). 10 October 2016 Thumb down Commonwealth Stamps blog
Botswana Favourite Stamps of Five Decades - 5 stamps with one featuring Malachite Kingfisher (Alcedo cristata). 9 October 2016 Thumb down Natural Science Stamps
Japan International Letter-writing Week, 2016: sheet with 10 stamps - one has Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos). The design is based on this artwork 7 October 2016 Thumb down Japan Post
Bulgaria Wiki Loves Earth: single featuring a prize-winning photograph of a Eurasian Griffon (Gyps fulvus). Here's more information about this event. 7 October 2016 Thumb down Stamps of Bulgaria
South Africa Kingfishers: 5 stamps featuring Half-collared Kingfisher (Alcedo semitorquata), African Pygmy-Kingfisher (Ispidina picta), Giant Kingfisher (Megaceryle maximus), Mangrove Kingfisher (Halcyon senegaloides) and Pied Kingfisher (Ceryle rudis).
Update: The stamps have been issued and a FDC on Ebay has the intended date of 31 August, but the stamps do not seem to have been available until late September.
?? September 2016 Tick South African Post Office and Delcampe
Malawi Malawi Post Office Philatelic Bureau has informed me that two more stamps have been produced to cater for postage rate changes. They are K520 featuring Waller's Starling (Onychognathus walleri) and K815 with Green Barbet (Stactolaema olivacea).
Update: I misunderstood the information I was given. The new stamps are just overprints on the original 1988 stamps, such as this one and the other one.
October 2016 Thumb down Notification from Malawi Post
Djibouti Stamperija has listed a special in co-operation with the WWF which has 4 stamps all featuring Lappet-faced Vulture (Torgos tracheliotus). 26 September 2016 Thumb down Stamperija
Guinea Stamperija has listed several new sets with various themes.
Owls has 4 stamps featuring Striped Owl (Pseudoscops clamator), Northern Long-eared Owl (Asio otus), Spotted Wood-Owl (Strix seloputo) and Tawny Fish-Owl (Ketupa flavipes). The souvenir sheet has Collared Scops-Owl (Otus lettia).
Lighthouses has 4 stamps with 2 featuring Dalmatian Pelican (Pelecanus crispus) and Steller's Sea-Eagle (Haliaeetus pelagicus).
26 September 2016 Thumb down Stamperija
United Nations CITES CoP17: 12 stamps with 2 featuring Cape Griffon (Gyps coprotheres) and Grey Crowned-Crane (Balearica regulorum).
Update: I just noticed on the UNPA website a large version of the photograph used for the Rhinoceros stamp shows a Red-billed Oxpecker (Buphagus erythrorhynchus) on the animal's back.
24 September 2016 Thumb down UNPA
El Salvador Ties of Friendship between the Republic of El Salvador and Taiwan: 2 stamps with one featuring Turquoise-browed Motmot (Eumomota superciliosa). 23 September 2016 Thumb down Delcampe
El Salvador Friendship ties between the Republic of El Salvador and the Republic of China (Taiwan): two stamps with one featuring Turquoise-browed Motmot (Eumomota superciliosa). 23 September 2016 Thumb down Natural Science Stamps
Japan Natural monument series first collection: sheet with 10 stamps with 2 featuring Rock Ptarmigan (Lagopus muta) and Japanese Robin (Erithacus akahige). 23 September 2016 Tick Japan Post
Jersey Links with China - Waterfowl: 6 stamps featuring Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula), Northern Pintail (Anas acuta), Mandarin Duck (Aix galericulata), Common Shelduck (Tadorna tadorna), Smew (Mergellus albellus) and Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos). Of these duck, only Mallard and Tufted occur regularly, and have both appeared on earlier Jersey stamps. The Mandarin Duck is a fairly widespread introduced species into Western Europe, and does occur in Jersey. Smew is listed as a "Rare winter visitor". The stamps were drawn by Martin Mörck and painted by Wang Huming in Beijing. A reciprocal issue by China would be useful, but unlikely. 22 September 2016 Tick Jersey Post
Singapore Birds of Prey: 4 stamps featuring Changeable Hawk-Eagle (Spizaetus cirrhatus), White-bellied Sea-Eagle (Haliaeetus leucogaster), Brahminy Kite (Haliastur indus) and Black-shouldered Kite (Elanus caeruleus). 21 September 2016 Tick Jodarl Collections
Australia Stamp Collecting Month: Endangered Wildlife: 7 stamps with the one featuring Orange-bellied Parrot (Neophema chrysogaster). Details of this issue have appeared in the latest Stamp Bulletin 20 September 2016 Tick Chris de Haer's Australian Stamp Blog and Australia Post.
Norfolk Is. Goodbye Norfolk Island Post: information about the closure of Norfolk Island Post, and news that Australia Post will take over production of stamps for the territory, starting with 2 stamps featuring Red-tailed Tropicbird (Phaethon rubricauda) and Masked Booby (Sula dactylatra). Details of this issue should appear in the next Stamp Bulletin 342.
Update: More details of this issue.
20 September 2016 Thumb down Norfolk Island Philatelic Bureau and Australia Post.
Argentina Centenary of 'Aves Argentinas' - souvenir sheet with 4 stamps featuring Blue-tufted Starthroat (Heliomaster furcifer), Gilded Hummingbird (Hylocharis chrysura), Red-tailed Comet (Sappho sparganurus) and Glittering-bellied Emerald (Chlorostilbon lucidus). 19 September 2016 Tick Argentina Post
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 IGPC
Iceland Pourquoi-Pas? - 80th Memorial Anniversary: souvenir sheet with a flying gull, which could be European Herring Gull (Larus argentatus). 16 September 2016 Tick Iceland Post
Caribbean Netherlands Birds of Bonaire: 24 stamps featuring Bananaquit (Coereba flaveola), Ruddy Turnstone (Arenaria interpres), Green Heron (Butorides virescens), Stilt Sandpiper (Calidris himantopus), Sanderling (Calidris alba), Great Egret (Ardea alba), Ruby-topaz Hummingbird (Chrysolampis mosquitus), Brown-throated Parakeet (Aratinga pertinax), Yellow-shouldered Parrot (Amazona barbadensis), Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus), Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus), Caribbean Flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber), American Golden-Plover (Pluvialis dominica), Tropical Mockingbird (Mimus gilvus), Semipalmated Sandpiper (Calidris pusilla), Snowy Egret (Egretta thula), Venezuelan Troupial (Icterus icterus), Reddish Egret (Egretta rufescens), Yellow Warbler (Dendroica petechia), Osprey (Pandion haliaetus), Brown Booby (Sula leucogaster), Lesser Yellowlegs (Tringa flavipes), Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis) and Wilson's Snipe (Gallinago delicata). 15 September 2016 Tick WOPA Stamps
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 Email from Poste Srpska
Vatican City 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 Vatican Post
Bulgaria Israel's Programme for 2016 includes "Joint issue with Bulgaria - migrating birds". A correspondent has sent me an image for this stamp and it features White Stork (Ciconia ciconia). 13 September 2016 Thumb down Virtual Stamp Club
Luxembourg Biodiversity: 2 stamps with one featuring Great Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos major). 13 September 2016 Thumb down Email from Post Luxembourg
Israel The Programme for 2016 includes "Joint issue with Bulgaria - migrating birds". Here's an image of the stamp. 13 September 2016 Tick Virtual Stamp Club and The Joint Stamp Issues Society
São Tomé e Príncipe Stamperija has listed several new sets on various themes. The souvenir sheet of Fungi has European Shag (Phalacrocorax aristotelis), based on this photograph.
Stamps on Stamps: sheet of 4 stamps one featuring 3 stamps that have birds, including Oriental Turtle-Dove (Streptopelia orientalis) on a Japanese stamp issued in 1981, Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus) on a Hungarian stamp issued in 1977 and Eurasian Jay (Garrulus glandarius).
Update: More topics including Birds of Prey with 4 stamps featuring Black-shouldered Kite (Elanus axillaris), Bonelli's Eagle (Aquila fasciata), Grey Hawk (Buteo plagiatus) and Egyptian Vulture (Neophron percnopterus). The souvenir sheet has Osprey (Pandion haliaetus).
Dalai Lama and Philataipei 2016 has 4 stamps with one featuring Formosan Magpie (Urocissa caerulea) as does the souvenir sheet.
Bee-eaters has 4 stamps featuring Southern Carmine Bee-eater (Merops nubicoides) and European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster) on 3 stamps. The souvenir sheet has Rainbow Bee-eater (Merops ornatus).
12 September 2016 Thumb down Stamperija
Finland Endangered Animals - 3 WWF stamps with one featuring Lesser White-fronted Goose (Anser erythropus). The top stamp has some gulls in flight at least one of which is Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus). 9 September 2016 Tick Finland Post
Finland Everyman's rights - 6 first class self adhesive stamps with two featuring small images of Whooper Swan (Cygnus cygnus) and Great Grey Owl (Strix nebulosa). 9 September 2016 Thumb down Finland Post
Maldives Stamperija has listed several new sets with various themes. Ancient Egyptian Art has 4 stamps with one featuring a Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea). 8 September 2016 Thumb down Stamperija
New Zealand It's a Kiwi Thing: 14 stamps with one showing a Kea (Nestor notabilis) demolishing a car! 7 September 2016 Thumb down New Zealand Post
Samoa Animals of the World: 20 stamps with 4 featuring Ornate Lorikeet (Trichoglossus ornatus), Maned Duck (Chenonetta jubata), Red-fronted Parrot (Poicephalus gulielmi) and Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus). 7 September 2016 Thumb down Philatelic Collector Inc.
France Eagle Dam Maquis: single with an eagle that looks like Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus). 5 September 2016 Thumb down Les Maquis du Barrage de l'Aigle – Le timbre
Romania Ceahlau National Park: 12 stamps with 4 featuring Red Crossbill (Loxia curvirostra), European Robin (Erithacus rubecula), Water Pipit (Anthus spinoletta) and Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis). 1 September 2016 Tick Romfilatelia
Solomon Is. Stamperija has listed several new sets on various themes. The issue for Owls has 4 stamps featuring Elf Owl (Micrathene whitneyi), Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus), Jamaican Owl (Pseudoscops grammicus) and Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiaca). The souvenir sheet has Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus).
Chiang Kai-shek has 4 stamps with one featuring Formosan Magpie (Urocissa caerulea).
1 September 2016 Thumb down Stamperija
Aruba Birds 8 stamps featuring Tricoloured Heron (Egretta tricolor), Snowy Egret (Egretta thula), Roseate Spoonbill (Platalea ajaja), Blue-winged Teal (Anas discors), Scarlet Ibis (Eudocimus ruber), Black Skimmer (Rynchops niger), Ruby-topaz Hummingbird (Chrysolampis mosquitus) and Whistling Heron (Syrigma sibilatrix). 31 August 2016 Tick Notification from International Philatelic Agencies and Post Aruba
Russia Russian Arctic National Park: single miniature sheet. Birds flying in the border look like Dovekie (Alle alle). The distant flock that has encroached on to the stamp are the same species. The issue plan (item 47) gives the proposed date. 30 August 2016 Tick Delcampe and Marka
Kyrgyzstan 25th Anniversary of the Independence of Kyrgyz Republic: souvenir sheet with Gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus). I think the designer has used artistic licence with the bird's tail. 30 August 2016 Thumb down Kyrgyz Express Post
Sierra Leone Stamperija has listed several new sets on various themes. Birds of Prey has 4 stamps featuring Yellow-headed Caracara (Milvago chimachima), Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) and Eurasian Griffon (Gyps fulvus). The souvenir sheet has African Goshawk (Accipiter tachiro).
Owls has 4 stamps featuring Great Grey Owl (Strix nebulosa), Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiaca), Eurasian Eagle-Owl (Bubo bubo) and Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus). The souvenir sheet has Barn Owl (Tyto alba).
Extinct Animals which has 4 stamps with one featuring a Dodo.
Hummingbirds which has 4 stamps featuring Rufous-tailed Hummingbird (Amazilia tzacatl), Anna's Hummingbird (Calypte anna), Ruby-throated Hummingbird (Archilochus colubris) and Booted Racket-tail (Ocreatus underwoodii) which also features on the souvenir sheet.
Update: More issues: Fauna and Flora of the World, including Sunbirds which has 4 stamps featuring Purple-throated Sunbird (Leptocoma sperata), Variable Sunbird (Cinnyris venustus), Loten's Sunbird (Cinnyris lotenius) and Greater Double-collared Sunbird (Cinnyris afer). The souvenir sheet has Purple-throated Sunbird (Leptocoma sperata).
Parrots has 4 stamps featuring Sun Parakeet (Aratinga solstitialis), Budgerigar (Melopsittacus undulatus), Kea (Nestor notabilis) and Blue-and-yellow Macaw (Ara ararauna). The souvenir sheet has White Cockatoo (Cacatua alba).
29 August 2016 Thumb down Stamperija
Portugal Cities - Lisbon: 4 stamps. The photograph used to show the Cais das Colunas has a gull perched on the top of each column. A better view might confirm that these are probably Lesser Black-backed Gull (Larus fuscus). Here is the closest view I could extract from the source image without buying the photograph. 26 August 2016 Tick Portugal PTT
Sweden The 2016 Programme for Sweden and Denmark published in Bulletin #1 lists Common Redpoll (Carduelis flammea) and Eurasian Hoopoe (Upupa epops).
Update: An image of both stamps has appeared.
25 August 2016 Tick European Bird Stamps and Postnord
Malaysia Seven Wonders of Malaysian Flora & Fauna. Sheet of 7 stamps with one featuring Malayan Peacock-Pheasant (Polyplectron malacense). The qrcode on each stamp is an unwelcome addition especially where it encroaches on to the birds! 23 August 2016 Thumb down Natural Science Stamps
Australia Fair Dinkum Aussie Alphabet 2: 5 stamps with the one for "L" featuring Superb Lyrebird (Menura novaehollandiae). The image is taken from the online version of Stamp Bulletin 341.
Update: I just noticed that the "C" stamp has a small image of a Sulphur-crested Cockatoo (Cacatua galerita).
16 August 2016 Tick Australia Post.
Great Britain Landscaped Gardens: 8 stamps. The top value featuring Croome Park has some birds on the lake which look like 2 families of Canada Goose (Branta canadensis), commonly found in this park. The Blenheim Palace stamp has small images of Mute Swan (Cygnus olor). 16 August 2016 Tick Royal Mail
India 70th Independence Day, Tourism in India: souvenir sheet which has on the stamp a small image of an Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus). 15 August 2016 Thumb down Natural Science Stamps
Niger Stamperija has listed several new sets with various themes.
Raptors has 4 stamps featuring Black Kite (Milvus migrans), Long-legged Buzzard (Buteo rufinus), Palm-nut Vulture (Gypohierax angolensis) and Short-toed Eagle (Circaetus gallicus). The souvenir sheet has Tawny Eagle (Aquila rapax).
15 August 2016 Tick Stamperija
Cuba Desembarco del Granma National Park: 4 stamps with one featuring Royal Tern (Sterna maxima). This FDC gives the date. 13 August 2016 Tick Delcampe
Romania Transalpina: a Journey Through the Clouds: single stamp and a souvenir sheet. The stamp has a small image of a presumed Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos). Here's a better view of the issue. 12 August 2016 Thumb down Romania Post
Colombia Malpelo Island: single featuring small images of Nazca Booby (Sula granti) and Brown Booby (Sula leucogaster). The postmark from the FDC gives the date. Unfortunately, Swallow-tailed Gull (Creagrus furcatus) is on a label. Detail of stamp and label. Detail of birds.
Malpelo Island is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
11 August 2016 Tick Correspondent
Japan Mountain Day: sheet with 10 stamps - one has Chestnut-eared Bunting (Emberiza fucata). 10 August 2016 Tick Japan Post
Hungary Animal Cubs: 12 stamps with 4 featuring partial views of the faces of named young animals at Budapest Zoo and Botanical Garden. The following species are listed: Northern Bald Ibis (Geronticus eremita), Greater Rhea (Rhea americana), Dalmatian Pelican (Pelecanus crispus) and Red-fronted Macaw (Ara rubrogenys). 9 August 2016 Tick Hungary Post
China "Love Bird": single featuring Red-billed Leiothrix (Leiothrix lutea). 9 August 2016 Tick China National Philatelic Corporation
Japan Greeting (Life traditional colour): 2 sheets each with 10 stamps with 3 featuring stylised Blue-and-white Flycatcher (Cyanoptila cyanomelana) with possible Mugimaki Flycatcher (Ficedula mugimaki), Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) and Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica). 5 August 2016 Tick Japan Post
USA Songbirds in Snow: 4 stamps featuring Golden-crowned Kinglet (Regulus satrapa), Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum), Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis) and Red-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta canadensis). 4 August 2016 Tick Virtual Stamp Club and Correspondent
USA Pets: 20 stamps with 2 featuring Blue-and-yellow Macaw (Ara ararauna) and White-winged Parakeet (Brotogeris versicolurus) {source}. The latter has apparently escaped into the wild in a few places in the US, and is listed as an introduced species. 2 August 2016 Tick Virtual Stamp Club
Colombia Departments of Colombia - Quindio: 2 stamps with one featuring Black-and-chestnut Eagle (Oroaetus isidori) {source}. The stamps were issued in a sheet, with Red-ruffed Fruitcrow (Pyroderus scutatus) on a central label. The souvenir sheet has the same two stamps but with a much higher face value. 29 July 2016 Tick Correspondent
Djibouti Stamperija has listed several new sets on various themes. Owls has 4 stamps featuring Stygian Owl (Asio stygius), Brown Wood-Owl (Strix leptogrammica), Northern Hawk Owl (Surnia ulula) and Barn Owl (Tyto alba). The souvenir sheet has Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiaca).
Year of Pulses has 4 stamps with one featuring Rosy-faced Lovebird (Agapornis roseicollis) despite the name on the stamp which is Senegal Parrot (Poicephalus senegalus).
28 July 2016 Reminder Stamperija
Great Britain Beatrix Potter: 10 stamps. One of the stamps in the souvenir sheet has reasonable images of House Sparrow (Passer domesticus). I'm amazed that I did not spot this last year!
Update: Even more amazed that I overlooked that the stamp to the left has a European Robin (Erithacus rubecula).
28 July 2016 Tick Royal Mail.
Guernsey Ramsar Herm: 6 stamps with one featuring Common Tern (Sterna hirundo). 27 July 2016 Tick Guernsey Post
São Tomé e Príncipe Stamperija has listed several new sets on various themes. Arctic Birds has 4 stamps featuring Arctic Loon (Gavia arctica), Razorbill (Alca torda), Atlantic Puffin (Fratercula arctica) and King Eider (Somateria spectabilis). The souvenir sheet has Northern Pintail (Anas acuta).
African Birds has 4 stamps featuring Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo), Arctic Loon (Gavia arctica), Black-browed Albatross (Thalassarche melanophris) and Dalmatian Pelican (Pelecanus crispus). The souvenir sheet has Emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae)!
American Birds has 4 stamps featuring American Kestrel (Falco sparverius), Common Eider (Somateria mollissima), Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) and Caribbean Flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber). The souvenir sheet has Magnificent Frigatebird (Fregata magnificens).
Update: More topics including Asian birds with 4 stamps featuring Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus), Indian Roller (Coracias benghalensis), Collared Kingfisher (Todirhamphus chloris) and Egyptian Vulture (Neophron percnopterus). The souvenir sheet has Chinese Pond-Heron (Ardeola bacchus).
Owls has 4 stamps featuring Ural Owl (Strix uralensis), Boreal Owl (Aegolius funereus), Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiaca) and European Scops-Owl (Otus scops). The souvenir sheet has Great Grey Owl (Strix nebulosa).
Gengis Khan has 4 stamps with one featuring Gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus).
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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
Maldives Stamperija has listed several new sets with various themes. Birds of Prey has 4 stamps featuring Eurasian Buzzard (Buteo buteo), Osprey (Pandion haliaetus), Eurasian Hobby (Falco subbuteo) and Pallid Harrier (Circus macrourus). The souvenir sheet has Western Marsh-Harrier (Circus aeruginosus).
Endangered Species has 4 stamps with one featuring Blue-throated Macaw (Ara glaucogularis).
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CAR Stamperija has listed several new sets with various themes.
Owls has 4 stamps featuring Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiaca), Barn Owl (Tyto alba), Little Owl (Athene noctua) and Eurasian Eagle-Owl (Bubo bubo). The souvenir sheet has Great Grey Owl (Strix nebulosa).
Parrots has 4 stamps featuring Scarlet Macaw (Ara macao), Eastern Rosella (Platycercus eximius), Rose-ringed Parakeet (Psittacula krameri) and Blue-throated Macaw (Ara glaucogularis). The souvenir sheet has Blue-and-yellow Macaw (Ara ararauna).
Waterbirds has 4 stamps featuring Azure Kingfisher (Alcedo azurea), Greater Painted-snipe (Rostratula benghalensis), Saddle-billed Stork (Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis) and White-tufted Grebe (Rollandia rolland). The souvenir sheet has Northern Gannet (Morus bassanus).
Philataipei: sheet of 4 stamps one featuring Formosan Magpie (Urocissa caerulea).
18 July 2016 Tick Stamperija
Guinea Stamperija has listed several new sets with various themes. Bee-eaters has 4 stamps featuring European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster) on 2 stamps, Green Bee-eater (Merops orientalis) and White-fronted Bee-eater (Merops bullockoides). The souvenir sheet has European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster).
Birds of Prey has 4 stamps featuring Rough-legged Hawk (Buteo lagopus), Northern Harrier (Circus cyaneus), Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiaca) and Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus). The souvenir sheet has Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos).
Birds in danger of extinction has 4 stamps with one featuring Atlantic Puffin (Fratercula arctica). The souvenir sheet has Blue-throated Macaw (Ara glaucogularis).
Extinct Animals has 4 stamps with two featuring Great Auk and Dodo.
Update: I just noticed that accompanying the Great Auk is the extant Razorbill (Alca torda)!
Hornbills has 4 stamps featuring Wreathed Hornbill (Aceros undulatus), Palawan Hornbill (Anthracoceros marchei), Rhinoceros Hornbill (Buceros rhinoceros) and Great Hornbill (Buceros bicornis) which also appears on the souvenir sheet.
Hummingbirds has 4 stamps featuring Tufted Coquette (Lophornis ornatus), Ruby-topaz Hummingbird (Chrysolampis mosquitus), White-necked Jacobin (Florisuga mellivora) and Puerto Rican Emerald (Chlorostilbon maugaeus). The souvenir sheet has Marvelous Spatuletail (Loddigesia mirabilis).
Update: More topics including Kingfishers with 4 stamps featuring Amazon Kingfisher (Chloroceryle amazona), Brown-headed Paradise-kingfisher (Tanysiptera danae), Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) and Woodland Kingfisher (Halcyon senegalensis). The souvenir sheet has Azure Kingfisher (Alcedo azurea).
Seabirds has 4 stamps featuring Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis), Magnificent Frigatebird (Fregata magnificens), Emperor Penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) and Atlantic Puffin (Fratercula arctica). The souvenir sheet has Northern Gannet (Morus bassanus).
Stamps on Stamps has 4 stamps with one from Brazil issued in 2001 featuring Golden-capped Parakeet (Aratinga auricapilla),
18 July 2016 Tick Stamperija
Guernsey Postcrossing: 2 stamps each with the same image of Greater Shearwater (Puffinus gravis). 14 July 2016 Tick Guernsey Post
Canada The programme for 2016 has been published, and as predicted, it includes Official Birds. This time around, the cast features Atlantic Puffin (Fratercula arctica) (Newfoundland), Rock Ptarmigan (Lagopus muta) (Nunavut), Sharp-tailed Grouse (Tympanuchus phasianellus) (Saskatchewan), Common Raven (Corvus corax) (Yukon) and Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus) (Alberta).
Update: The date for this issue has been announced in the latest "Details" magazine, and here is an image of the stamps.
12 July 2016 Tick Canada Post and The Royal Philatelic Society of Canada
Korea N. Pine Tree, National Tree of North Korea: single featuring a small image of a possible Northern Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis). This FDC gives the date. 10 July 2016 Thumb down Delcampe
Namibia The Programme for 2016 includes Herons and Egrets of Namibia with 5 stamps featuring Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis), Striated Heron (Butorides striata), Squacco Heron (Ardeola ralloides), Black Heron (Egretta ardesiaca) and Goliath Heron (Ardea goliath). 7 July 2016 Tick NamPost
Pitcairn Is. WWF - 4 stamps featuring Phoenix Petrel (Pterodroma alba). 6 July 2016 Tick Pitcairn Islands Philatelic Bureau
Australia Owls: 4 stamps featuring Rufous Owl (Ninox rufa), Australasian Grass-Owl (Tyto longimembris), Greater Sooty-Owl (Tyto tenebricosa) and Southern Boobook (Ninox boobook lurida). The image is taken from the online version of Stamp Bulletin 341. 5 July 2016 Tick Australia Post.
Guinea-Bissau Stamperija has listed several new sets with various themes. Lighthouses has 4 stamps with 2 featuring Yellowhammer (Emberiza citrinella) and Atlantic Puffin (Fratercula arctica). Another stamp has an immature gull which may be identifiable. The souvenir sheet has Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus).
Waterbirds has 4 stamps featuring Black Skimmer (Rynchops niger), Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus), Atlantic Puffin (Fratercula arctica) and Great White Pelican (Pelecanus onocrotalus). There is no souvenir sheet.
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Serbia 125 years since the patent of Tesla's transformer: single. In addition to Tesla and the transformer, it also features presumed Rock Pigeon (Columba livia). This FDC gives the date. 21 June 2016 Tick Serbia Post and Delcampe
CAR Stamperija has listed several new sets with various themes.
175th anniversary of Alexander Wilson has 4 stamps featuring Blue Grosbeak (Passerina caerulea), Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina), Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Regulus calendula), Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis), Lewis's Woodpecker (Melanerpes lewis), Western Tanager (Piranga ludoviciana) and American Treecreeper (Certhia americana). The souvenir sheet has Painted Bunting (Passerina ciris) and Prothonotary Warbler (Protonotaria citrea).
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Denmark Porcelain 5 stamps with one featuring a gull which may not be specifically identifiable. 20 June 2016 Thumb down Natural Science Stamps
Paraguay Paraguay/Israel Relations: 2 stamps featuring the national bird of each country: Bare-throated Bellbird (Procnias nudicollis) and Eurasian Hoopoe (Upupa epops). 20 June 2016 Thumb down Natural Science Stamps
Ukraine Ivan Mykolaichuk. 1941-1987 - single with a stylised White Stork (Ciconia ciconia). 15 June 2016 Thumb down E-mail from Ukraine Post
Belgium A correspondent has sent me a large file which has images of the stamps due to be issued by Belgium in 2016. I have extracted this image showing stamps by Buzin featuring Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica), Common Tern (Sterna hirundo), Common Shelduck (Tadorna tadorna), Pied Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta) and Eurasian Spoonbill (Platalea leucorodia). A new Zwin Nature Centre is due to open in Spring 2016. 13 June 2016 Tick Belgian Post via a correspondent
New Caledonia Natural Park of the Coral Sea: single with a small image of a probable Roseate Tern (Sterna dougallii). 10 June 2016 Thumb down Natural Science Stamps
Japan 60th Anniversary of Local Government Law Booklet: 47 stamps - one has Red-crowned Crane (Grus japonensis). 7 June 2016 Thumb down Japan Philatelic Association
Australia Nostalgic Fruit Labels: 4 stamps with the one for L H Kile having a small image of a "Robin". The image is taken from the online version of Stamp Bulletin 340. 7 June 2016 Thumb down Australia Post.
Japan 60th Anniversary of Local Government Law (Tokyo): sheet with 5 stamps - one has flying gulls which are said to be Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus). However, a clearer image of a coin with the same design, does not confirm this identification, but I have seen worse portrayals of this species! 7 June 2016 Tick Japan Philatelic Association
Kyrgyzstan World Philatelic Exhibitions of 2016 - New York: souvenir sheet with Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus). 3 June 2016 Thumb down Kyrgyz Express Post
Guinea Stamperija has listed several new sets with various themes. Dogs has 4 stamps with some birds, including Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) and Ring-necked Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus). The top left dog has a bird which I am currently unable to identify. 3 June 2016 Thumb down Stamperija
USA National Parks: 16 stamps with 1 featuring Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias). Here's more information about the Heron stamp. 2 June 2016 Thumb down Virtual Stamp Club and USPS Stamps
Bangladesh Striking Color Birds of Bangladesh - 8 circular stamps featuring Nutmeg Mannikin (Lonchura punctulata), Coppersmith Barbet (Megalaima haemacephala), Green Bee-eater (Merops orientalis), Crimson Sunbird (Aethopyga siparaja), Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker (Dicaeum cruentatum), Emerald Dove (Chalcophaps indica), Scarlet Minivet (Pericrocotus flammeus) and Black-hooded Oriole (Oriolus xanthornus).
Update: Apparently, a sheet of 16 stamps was issued overprinted with the NY2016 logo, but these are stamps that had already been issued by Bangladesh in 2010.
28 May 2016 Tick Natural Science Stamps and Commonwealth Stamps blog
Niger Stamperija has listed several new sets with various themes. Antarctic Wildlife has 4 stamps with 2 featuring Black-browed Albatross (Thalassarche melanophris) and Gentoo Penguin (Pygoscelis papua). The souvenir sheet has Emperor Penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri).
Eagles has 4 stamps featuring White-tailed Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla), Tawny Eagle (Aquila rapax), Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) and Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos). The souvenir sheet has Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus).
Update: More topics including Gengis Khan which has 4 stamps with one featuring Steppe Eagle (Aquila nipalensis). The souvenir sheet has a hunting eagle which could be Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos).
Tall Ships has 4 stamps with one featuring small images of possible Black-legged Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla). Similar images appear on the the souvenir sheet, with a named image in the border.
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Sierra Leone Stamperija has listed several new sets featuring National Parks of Africa.
Outamba-Kilimi National Park, Sierra Leone has 4 stamps with one featuring Blue-bellied Roller (Coracias cyanogaster).
Mudumu National Park, Namibia has 4 stamps with one featuring African Skimmer (Rynchops flavirostris).
Selous Game Reserve, Tanzania has 4 stamps with one featuring African Fish-Eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer). Its souvenir sheet has African Spoonbill (Platalea alba).
Gola Rainforest National Park, Sierra Leone has 4 stamps with 2 featuring Gola Malimbe (Malimbus ballmanni) and Rufous Fishing-Owl (Scotopelia ussheri).
The souvenir sheet for the Western Area Peninsula National Park, Sierra Leone features White-necked Rockfowl (Picathartes gymnocephalus).
Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe has 4 stamps with one featuring Cardinal Woodpecker (Dendropicos fuscescens).
The souvenir sheet for Ruaha National Park, Tanzania has Secretarybird (Sagittarius serpentarius).
Update: More on this topic, including South Luangwa, Zambia with 4 stamps with one featuring Hooded Vulture (Necrosyrtes monachus). Chobe, Botswana has 4 stamps with one featuring Marabou Stork (Leptoptilos crumeniferus) and Pied Kingfisher (Ceryle rudis). Its souvenir sheet has Southern Carmine Bee-eater (Merops nubicoides). Etosha, Namibia has 4 stamps with one featuring Ostrich (Struthio camelus). A second stamp has Black-backed jackal (Canis mesomelas) with prey. The design is based on this photograph which the photographer describes as "Black-backed jackal with a freshly caught Cape turtle-dove", which makes this a Ring-necked Dove (Streptopelia capicola). Its souvenir sheet has Lesser Flamingo (Phoenicopterus minor). Moremi Game Reserve in Okavango Delta, Botswana with 4 stamps with one featuring Cape Griffon (Gyps coprotheres) though I think it looks more like Eurasian Griffon (Gyps fulvus). Bwindi Impenetrable NP, Uganda has 4 stamps with two featuring Handsome Francolin (Pternistis nobilis) and Shoebill (Balaeniceps rex). Its souvenir sheet has African Emerald Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx cupreus). Amboseli, Kenya with 4 stamps with one featuring Yellow-billed Stork (Mycteria ibis).
27 May 2016 Tick Stamperija
Cook Is. Pacific Marine Life: 12 stamps, one featuring Bristle-thighed Curlew (Numenius tahitiensis). 27 May 2016 Thumb down Philatelic Collector Inc.
Slovenia 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. 27 May 2016 Tick Slovenia Post
Malawi Malawi Post Office Philatelic Bureau has published its Programme for 2016 on its Facebook and it includes "Indigenous Birds of Malawi", a mini-sheet of 6 stamps featuring House Sparrow (Passer domesticus), African Emerald Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx cupreus), Variable Sunbird (Cinnyris venustus), Klaas' Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx klaas), Blue-breasted Cordonbleu (Uraeginthus angolensis) and Malachite Kingfisher (Alcedo cristata). There is also a souvenir sheet with the same image of the House Sparrow (Passer domesticus). Another souvenir sheet has the same image of the Malachite Kingfisher (Alcedo cristata). Another souvenir sheet has Boehm's Bee-eater (Merops boehmi). Another souvenir sheet has a different image of a Variable Sunbird (Cinnyris venustus). Another souvenir sheet has Collared Sunbird (Hedydipna collaris). Another souvenir sheet has a different image of a Klaas' Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx klaas). Another souvenir sheet has African Yellow White-eye (Zosterops senegalensis).
The same Facebook has images of a paper weight and a desk pen holder each featuring a low face value stamp neither of which seem to be part of the main issue.
27 May 2016 Tick Malawi PA's Facebook
Penrhyn Pacific Marine Life: 11 stamps, two featuring Brown Booby (Sula leucogaster) and Brown Noddy (Anous stolidus). 27 May 2016 Tick Philatelic Collector Inc.
Malaysia River Transportation in Sarawak: three stamps and a miniature sheet which has a small image of a Kingfisher. It may be an artist's impression of a Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis).
If the Malaysia Post web site is not working, a sale on Delcampe has the issue.
26 May 2016 Thumb down Malaysia Post and Delcampe
St. Maarten Birds: 10 stamps listed as featuring Brazilian Teal (Amazonetta brasiliensis), Anhinga (Anhinga anhinga), Slaty-breasted Wood-rail (Aramides saracura), Baird's Sandpiper (Calidris bairdii), Red-legged Seriema (Cariama cristata), Boat-billed Heron (Cochlearius cochlearius), Small-billed Tinamou (Crypturellus parvirostris), Black-necked Swan (Cygnus melanocorypha), South American Snipe (Gallinago paraguaiae) and Jabiru (Jabiru mycteria). 23 May 2016 Thumb down International Philatelic Agencies
Maldives Stamperija has listed several new sets with various themes. Owls has 4 stamps featuring Great Grey Owl (Strix nebulosa), Little Owl (Athene noctua), Barn Owl (Tyto alba) and Northern Long-eared Owl (Asio otus). The souvenir sheet has the extinct Laughing Owl (Sceloglaux albifacies). 23 May 2016 Thumb down Stamperija
Uzbekistan Rare animals of Uzbekistan: Two stamps feature a spider and tortoise. The souvenir sheet has European Roller (Coracias garrulus). 23 May 2016 Tick Uzbekistan Post
TAAF 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 Tick Philinfo French Post.
Togo Stamperija has listed several new sets with various themes.
Bee-eaters has 4 stamps featuring European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster), Blue-cheeked Bee-eater (Merops persicus), Southern Carmine Bee-eater (Merops nubicoides), White-throated Bee-eater (Merops albicollis) and Blue-throated Bee-eater (Merops viridis). The souvenir sheet has possible Rainbow Bee-eater (Merops ornatus), though it looks more like European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster), and Blue-tailed Bee-eater (Merops philippinus) despite the name on the stamp. The source photograph for the bottom bird may be found towards the bottom of this page.
Update: More on Facebook, Fauna and Flora, including Owls which has 4 stamps featuring Great Grey Owl (Strix nebulosa), Northern Hawk Owl (Surnia ulula), Little Owl (Athene noctua) and Northern White-faced Owl (Ptilopsis leucotis). The souvenir sheet has Northern Long-eared Owl (Asio otus).
Pigeons which has 4 stamps featuring Orange Dove (Ptilinopus victor), Rock Pigeon (Columba livia), "White Doves" and Nicobar Pigeon (Caloenas nicobarica). The souvenir sheet has European Turtle-Dove (Streptopelia turtur), and the bird on the left looks like Eurasian Collared-Dove (Streptopelia decaocto).
Waterbirds which has 4 stamps featuring Belted Kingfisher (Ceryle alcyon), Silver Gull (Larus novaehollandiae), Tufted Puffin (Fratercula cirrhata) and American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos). The souvenir sheet has Shore Plover (Thinornis novaeseelandiae).
20 May 2016 Tick Stamperija
Latvia The Programme for 2016 includes "Latvian birds": 2 stamps with no further details.
Update: Images have appeared online which reveal that the species are Great Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos major) and Eurasian Pygmy-Owl (Glaucidium passerinum).
20 May 2016 Tick Latvia Post and European Bird Stamps
Papua New Guinea Commemorative Coins & Notes: 4 stamps with small images of Birds of Paradise on the bank note illustrated. The Cassowary I noted was only on the publicity pages for the issue. 19 May 2016 Thumb down Post PNG
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
TAAF 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.
Korea N. Birds: 4 stamps featuring Scaly Thrush (Zoothera dauma), Eurasian Bullfinch (Pyrrhula pyrrhula), Chinese Grey Shrike (Lanius sphenocercus) and Japanese Waxwing (Bombycilla japonica). Although this was announced as a booklet, the 4 stamps are available as regular stamps. 19 May 2016 Tick Theme Birds on Stamps.
Azores Azores - Certified by Nature: 4 stamps with one for bird-watching featuring Azores Bullfinch (Pyrrhula pyrrhula murina). 16 May 2016 Thumb down Portugal's CTT
Bosnia Herzegovina (Rep Srpska) European Nature Protection: 2 stamps with one featuring Black Stork (Ciconia nigra). 16 May 2016 Tick PosteSrpske
Djibouti Stamperija has listed several new sets on various themes. Raptors has 4 stamps featuring Eastern Chanting-goshawk (Melierax poliopterus), Lappet-faced Vulture (Torgos tracheliotus), Eurasian Pygmy-Owl (Glaucidium passerinum) and Bateleur (Terathopius ecaudatus). The souvenir sheet has Lesser Spotted Eagle (Aquila pomarina). 15 May 2016 Tick Stamperija
Solomon Is. Stamperija has listed several new sets on various themes. The issue for Birds of Prey has 4 stamps featuring Jackal Buzzard (Buteo rufofuscus), Imperial Eagle (Aquila heliaca), Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) and Secretarybird (Sagittarius serpentarius). The souvenir sheet has Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos).
Emus has 4 stamps all featuring Emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae), as does the souvenir sheet.
Endangered Animals has 4 stamps with one featuring Jackass Penguin (Spheniscus demersus).
Update: More themes, including Owls with 4 stamps featuring Tawny Owl (Strix aluco), Northern Long-eared Owl (Asio otus), Barn Owl (Tyto alba) and Eastern Screech-Owl (Megascops asio). The souvenir sheet has Spectacled Owl (Pulsatrix perspicillata).
Fauna Stamps has 4 stamps with 2 featuring Dalmatian Pelican (Pelecanus crispus) and Broad-winged Hawk (Buteo platypterus).
Waterbirds has 4 stamps featuring Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis), Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis), Grey Crowned-Crane (Balearica regulorum) and Pacific Gull (Larus pacificus). The souvenir sheet has Saddle-billed Stork (Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis).
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New Caledonia 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.
China Beautiful China: 4 stamps with one having small images of flying birds that look like Storks, presumably Oriental Stork (Ciconia boyciana). 12 May 2016 Thumb down China National Philatelic Corporation
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.
Update: Image
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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.
Update: Image
12 May 2016 Thumb down Belarus Post and Natural Science Stamps.
Switzerland Nocturnal Animals: 4 stamps with one featuring Tawny Owl (Strix aluco). 12 May 2016 Tick Correspondent and Swiss Post
Switzerland 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 Tick Correspondent and Swiss Post
Macedonia Europa - Think Green: 2 stamps, souvenir sheet and a block of 4 featuring Rock Partridge (Alectoris graeca), Eurasian Griffon (Gyps fulvus), Egyptian Vulture (Neophron percnopterus), White-tailed Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) and probable Dalmatian Pelican (Pelecanus crispus).
The presumed date was found on the Natural Science Stamps blog
10 May 2016 Tick Natural Science Stamps.
Mozambique Stamperija has listed several new sets with various themes. Waterbirds has 4 stamps featuring Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus), Roseate Spoonbill (Platalea ajaja), Belted Kingfisher (Ceryle alcyon), Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) and Horned Grebe (Podiceps auritus). The souvenir sheet has Long-billed Curlew (Numenius americanus).
The souvenir sheet of Lighthouses has Northern Gannet (Morus bassanus).
Pulses has 4 stamps with one featuring Eurasian Tree Sparrow (Passer montanus).
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South Georgia 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). These stamps may eventually be obtained directly from the Falkland Islands Philatelic Bureau. 4 May 2016 Tick Commonwealth Stamps blog
Serbia Fauna: 4 stamps with 2 featuring Imperial Eagle (Aquila heliaca) and Eurasian Griffon (Gyps fulvus). 27 April 2016 Tick Correspondent
Honduras History of Postal Industry and Honduras Post: 6 stamps, with some featuring a logo which has Scarlet Macaw (Ara macao). 26 April 2016 Thumb down Natural Science Stamps.
Faroe Is. 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 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
Tonga Quatercentenary of the Arrival of the Dutch in Tonga: sheetlet with 4 stamps. All have small images of white terns which may all be White Tern (Gygis alba). 25 April 2016 Thumb down Natural Science Stamps
Guinea-Bissau Stamperija has listed several new sets with various themes. Birds of Prey has 4 stamps featuring Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), Eurasian Griffon (Gyps fulvus), White-headed Vulture (Trigonoceps occipitalis) and African Fish-Eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer). The souvenir sheet has Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus).
Update: I overlooked the dogs souvenir sheet has a painting by Herbert William Weekes "A bone of contention" with a bird that looks like European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris).
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Niger 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
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Malta 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 Pearls of Kazakhstan, Aksu-Zhabagly Reserve: souvenir sheet of 3 stamps with one featuring Lammergeier (Gypaetus barbatus). 8 April 2016 Tick Kazpost
Thailand Songkran Festival: 10 stamps with one featuring Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus). 7 April 2016 Thumb down Thai Stamps.
Marshall Is. Great Seals of the United States: 4 series each of 10 stamps. Presumably a 5th set will be issued. A few seals have Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus). 4 April 2016 Thumb down Unicover
Aruba 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
São Tomé e Príncipe Stamperija has listed several new sets on various themes. The souvenir sheet of the Year of Pulses has Lilac-breasted Roller (Coracias caudata).
Philataipei: sheet of 4 stamps one featuring Formosan Magpie (Urocissa caerulea).
30 March 2016 Thumb down Stamperija
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
Sierra Leone Stamperija has listed several new sets on various themes. Water Birds has 4 stamps featuring Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus), Swan Goose (Anser cygnoides), Pacific Loon (Gavia pacifica), White-tufted Grebe (Rollandia rolland) and Horned Grebe (Podiceps auritus). The souvenir sheet has Baikal Teal (Anas formosa).
Update: More on Facebook, World of Birds, including Kingfishers which has 4 stamps featuring Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis), Grey-headed Kingfisher (Halcyon leucocephala), White-throated Kingfisher (Halcyon smyrnensis) and Black-backed Kingfisher (Ceyx erithacus rufidorsa). The souvenir sheet has Yellow-billed Kingfisher (Syma torotoro).
Penguins which has 4 stamps featuring Fiordland Penguin (Eudyptes pachyrhynchus), Emperor Penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) despite the name on the stamp, Adelie Penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) and Jackass Penguin (Spheniscus demersus). The souvenir sheet has Fiordland Penguin (Eudyptes pachyrhynchus) and Adelie Penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae).
Terns which has 4 stamps featuring Whiskered Tern (Chlidonias hybridus), Black Tern (Chlidonias niger), Sooty Tern (Sterna fuscata) and Common Tern (Sterna hirundo). The souvenir sheet has Great Crested Tern (Sterna bergii) and Sooty Tern (Sterna fuscata).
25 March 2016 Tick Stamperija
Isle of Man Matt Sewell's Birds: 10 stamps featuring disappointingly stylised Ring-necked Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus), European Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis), Atlantic Puffin (Fratercula arctica), Eurasian Hobby (Falco subbuteo), Manx Shearwater (Puffinus puffinus), European Robin (Erithacus rubecula), European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris), Eurasian Blue Tit (Cyanistes caeruleus), Tawny Owl (Strix aluco) and Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo). 24 March 2016 Tick Isle of Man Post
Guinea 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 Tick 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.
Cuba Fauna of America: 4 stamps with 2 featuring Toco Toucan (Ramphastos toco) and Ferruginous Hawk (Buteo regalis). 10 March 2016 Thumb down Delcampe
Marshall Is. Wildlife: 10 stamps with 2 featuring a Megapode and a Dove. The colours are not realistic. 10 March 2016 Thumb down Unicover
Samoa Pacific Marine Life: 12 stamps with 4 featuring Red-footed Booby (Sula sula), White Tern (Gygis alba), Masked Booby (Sula dactylatra) and Great Frigatebird (Fregata minor). The White Tern is incorrectly labeled Fairy Tern (Sterna nereis), but the source photograph is correctly labeled as "Fairy tern with chick, Gygis alba, Hawaiian Leeward Islands". 7 March 2016 Tick Philatelic Collector Inc.
Korea N. Domesticated Birds: 3 stamps featuring domesticated forms of Red Junglefowl (Gallus gallus), Swan Goose (Anser cygnoides) and Ostrich (Struthio camelus). 6 March 2016 Thumb down Natural Science Stamps.
Japan Greetings-Spring 2016: one of the stamps has a blue bird that looks remarkably like a Red-flanked Bluetail (Tarsiger cyanurus). 3 March 2016 Tick Japan Post
Tonga 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)!
Update: Having seen a better view of the white Booby, I would correct the identity I made initially. It actually looks like the bird was photographed on the Galapagos with Marine Iguanas on the rocks in the background, which would make the bird a Nazca Booby (Sula granti).
Update: The source photograph may be found here.
2 March 2016 Tick Philatelic Collector Inc.
Niuafo'ou 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 Tick Philatelic Collector Inc.
Germany Animal Children: two stamps, with one having Greylag Goose (Anser anser). 1 March 2016 Tick Germany Post
Australia Fair Dinkum Aussie Alphabet - 5 stamps with the one for "N" having a Brown Noddy (Anous stolidus) and a Numbat (mammal). 1 March 2016 Tick Australia Post.
Niuafo'ou WWF: 4 stamps featuring Black Petrel (Procellaria parkinsoni). This issue was mentioned on the WWF Stamps site and is now listed by Philatelic Collector Inc. . 26 February 2016 Tick Delcampe and Philatelic Collector Inc.
Finland Wings of thoughts - single featuring a flying gull which may be unidentifiable. 26 February 2016 Thumb down Finland Post
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.
Ascension Is. WWF: 4 stamps featuring Red-footed Booby (Sula sula) 22 February 2016 Tick Pobjoy Stamps
Faroe Is. SEPAC: single featuring Eurasian Oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus). 22 February 2016 Thumb down Europa Stamps Blog
Liberia 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
Guyana Capybaras: one of the photographs used has a Cattle Tyrant (Machetornis rixosa) perched on the animal's back. The photograph used for the stamp may be found here. Unfortunately, this species is not listed for Guyana, but it occurs nearby in Venezuela. 20 February 2016 Thumb down IGPC
Ghana Grey Crowned Crane: 4 stamps with 3 featuring Grey Crowned-Crane (Balearica regulorum). The fourth stamp embarrassingly has Black Crowned-Crane (Balearica pavonina)! The souvenir sheet correctly has the intended species. 20 February 2016 Thumb down IGPC
Latvia The Programme for 2016 includes "Latvian Nature museum's unique exhibits - aberrant birds". An image of the stamp has appeared on a Delcampe sale, revealing that the species featured is Black Grouse (Tetrao tetrix), with a logo that has White Wagtail (Motacilla alba). 19 February 2016 Tick Latvia Post
Surinam Birds: 12 stamps featuring Roseate Spoonbill (Platalea ajaja), Great Egret (Ardea alba), Cocoi Heron (Ardea cocoi), Southern Screamer (Chauna torquata), White-faced Whistling-Duck (Dendrocygna viduata), Snowy Egret (Egretta thula), Magnificent Frigatebird (Fregata magnificens), Wood Stork (Mycteria americana), Neotropic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus), Magellanic Penguin (Spheniscus magellanicus), Whistling Heron (Syrigma sibilatrix) and Plumbeous Ibis (Theristicus caerulescens).
Here is an image of the 12 stamps.
17 February 2016 Tick Notification from International Philatelic Agencies and Delcampe
Guernsey Endangered Species: miniature sheet featuring Great Philippine Eagle (Pithecophaga jefferyi). 17 February 2016 Thumb down Tony Bray
Guernsey Bailiwick Life: 6 Post & Go labels with one featuring Atlantic Puffin (Fratercula arctica). 17 February 2016 Thumb down Guernsey Post
Estonia Bird of the Year: single featuring Great Tit (Parus major). 17 February 2016 Tick Estonia Post
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
Romania Woodpeckers: 4 stamps featuring Eurasian Three-toed Woodpecker (Picoides tridactylus), Green Woodpecker (Picus viridis), Black Woodpecker (Dryocopus martius) and Eurasian Wryneck (Jynx torquilla). The Green Woodpecker image seems to have been derived from the photograph on this page. 8 February 2016 Tick Romfilatelia
Austria 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
Bhutan Year of the Fire Male Monkey: souvenir sheet presumably illustrating a traditional story with a bird that looks like a Eurasian Magpie (Pica pica). 5 February 2016 Tick Commonwealth Stamps blog
St. Maarten Parrots: 2 parts comprising 20 miniature sheets. Part 1 features Azure-rumped Parrot (Tanygnathus sumatranus), Great-billed Parrot (Tanygnathus megalorynchos), Grey Parrot (Psittacus erithacus), Edwards' Fig-Parrot (Psittaculirostris edwardsii), Buru Racquet-tail (Prioniturus mada), Senegal Parrot (Poicephalus senegalus), Red-fronted Parrot (Poicephalus gulielmi), White-crowned Parrot (Pionus senilis), Black-headed Parrot (Pionites melanocephala), White-bellied Parrot (Pionites leucogaster), Eclectus Parrot (Eclectus roratus) and Red-fan Parrot (Deroptyus accipitrinus).
Part 2 features Vasa Parrot (Coracopsis vasa), Red-tailed Black-cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus banksii), Salmon-crested Cockatoo (Cacatua moluccensis), Yellow-collared Macaw (Primolius auricollis), Yellow-crowned Parrot (Amazona ochrocephala), St. Vincent Parrot (Amazona guildingii), Red-lored Parrot (Amazona autumnalis) and Orange-winged Parrot (Amazona amazonica).
3 & 24 February 2016 Thumb down International Philatelic Agencies
Sri Lanka World Wetlands Day - 4 stamps featuring Fulvous Whistling-Duck (Dendrocygna bicolor), Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus), Spot-billed Duck (Anas poecilorhyncha) and Caspian Tern (Sterna caspia). Each stamp was also issued in its own miniature sheet, as can be seen here. 2 February 2016 Tick Natural Science Stamps and Delcampe
SPM Oiseaux - Roselin pourpré: single featuring Purple Finch (Carpodacus purpureus). The image is taken from Philinfo for February 2016. 29 January 2016 Tick Philinfo French Post.
Sierra Leone 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 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 Tick World Stamps and IGPC
Tanzania 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 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
Sri Lanka Kumana National Park - 7 stamps with one featuring Black-necked Stork (Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus). Painted Stork (Mycteria leucocephala) has just got into the Elephant stamp. A logo on the sheet features the top 7 animals of Sri Lanka. 26 January 2016 Tick Natural Science Stamps
Djibouti Stamperija has listed several new sets on various themes. Eagles has 4 stamps featuring Long-crested Eagle (Lophaetus occipitalis), Black-chested Buzzard-Eagle (Geranoaetus melanoleucus), White-bellied Sea-Eagle (Haliaeetus leucogaster) and Imperial Eagle (Aquila heliaca). The souvenir sheet has Tawny Eagle (Aquila rapax).
Parrots has 4 stamps featuring Eclectus Parrot (Eclectus roratus), Hyacinth Macaw (Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus), Carolina Parakeet (Conuropsis carolinensis) and Rainbow Lorikeet (Trichoglossus moluccanus). The souvenir sheet has Grey Parrot (Psittacus erithacus).
Owls has 4 stamps featuring Eastern Screech-Owl (Megascops asio), Spectacled Owl (Pulsatrix perspicillata), Barred Eagle-Owl (Bubo sumatranus) and Northern White-faced Owl (Ptilopsis leucotis). The souvenir sheet has Great Grey Owl (Strix nebulosa).
Starlings has 4 stamps featuring European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris), Fischer's Starling (Spreo fischeri), White-shouldered Starling (Sturnus sinensis) and Yellow-faced Myna (Mino dumontii). The souvenir sheet has Superb Starling (Lamprotornis superbus). The last is incorrectly labelled, and was initially listed by me as Hildebrandt's Starling (Lamprotornis hildebrandti).
Sunbirds has 4 stamps featuring Crimson-backed Sunbird (Nectarinia minima), Malachite Sunbird (Nectarinia famosa), Purple-throated Sunbird (Leptocoma sperata), Crimson Sunbird (Aethopyga siparaja), Plain-throated Sunbird (Anthreptes malacensis) and Tacazze Sunbird (Nectarinia tacazze). The souvenir sheet has Southern Double-collared Sunbird (Nectarinia chalybea).
Songbirds has 4 stamps featuring Golden-breasted Fulvetta (Alcippe chrysotis), Grey-headed Parrotbill (Paradoxornis gularis), Rueppell's Warbler (Sylvia rueppelli) and Abyssinian Catbird (Parophasma galinieri). The souvenir sheet has Fire-tailed Myzornis (Myzornis pyrrhoura).
Update: I had not noticed that two of the sunbird stamps have two species, which I have now added.
25 January 2016 Tick Stamperija
Guinea-Bissau Stamperija has listed several new sets with various themes. African Fauna has 6 stamps with one having Yellow-billed Oxpecker (Buphagus africanus) on the Buffalo stamp. The souvenir sheet has Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus) and Great White Pelican (Pelecanus onocrotalus). Owls has 6 stamps featuring Bare-legged Owl (Gymnoglaux lawrencii), Black-and-white Owl (Ciccaba nigrolineata), African Long-eared Owl (Asio abyssinicus), Brown Fish-Owl (Ketupa zeylonensis), African Barred Owlet (Glaucidium capense) and Eastern Screech-Owl (Megascops asio). The souvenir sheet has Madagascar Red Owl (Tyto soumagnei). 18 January 2016 Tick Stamperija
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
Mozambique Stamperija has listed several new sets with various themes. Cacti and desert birds has 4 stamps featuring Curve-billed Thrasher (Toxostoma curvirostre), House Finch (Carpodacus mexicanus), Gilded Flicker (Colaptes chrysoides) and Gambel's Quail (Callipepla gambelii). The souvenir sheet has White-winged Dove (Zenaida asiatica).
Penguins has 4 stamps featuring Gentoo Penguin (Pygoscelis papua), King Penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus), Rockhopper Penguin (Eudyptes chrysocome) and Magellanic Penguin (Spheniscus magellanicus). The souvenir sheet has Emperor Penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) despite the name on the stamp.
Owls has 4 stamps featuring Tawny Owl (Strix aluco), Barn Owl (Tyto alba), Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiaca) and Eurasian Eagle-Owl (Bubo bubo). The souvenir sheet has Little Owl (Athene noctua).
15 January 2016 Thumb down Stamperija
Cuba Waterbirds: 6 stamps and a souvenir sheet featuring Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis), Canada Goose (Branta canadensis), Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos), White-tailed Tropicbird (Phaethon lepturus), Wood Stork (Mycteria americana), Sacred Ibis (Threskiornis aethiopicus) and Atlantic Puffin (Fratercula arctica). This FDC gives the date. The Tropicbird and Stork are both incorrectly labelled. Canada Goose is listed as a vagrant to Cuba while Wood Stork is resident there. Mallard and White-tailed Tropicbird have appeared on earlier Cuban stamps. 15 January 2016 Tick Delcampe
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
Caribbean Netherlands Business Personal Stamps 2016: 12 stamps with 2 featuring Audubon's Shearwater (Puffinus lherminieri) and Caribbean Flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber). 15 January 2016 Tick Flamingo Express Dutch Caribbean
Mozambique Stamperija has listed several new sets with various themes. Warblers has 4 stamps featuring Blackburnian Warbler (Dendroica fusca), Blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla), Yellow-rumped Warbler (Dendroica coronata) and Chestnut-sided Warbler (Dendroica pensylvanica). The souvenir sheet has Prothonotary Warbler (Protonotaria citrea).
Swallows has 4 stamps featuring Bank Swallow (Riparia riparia), Banded Martin (Riparia cincta), Lesser Striped-Swallow (Cecropis abyssinica) and Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica). The souvenir sheet has Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor).
Parrots has 4 stamps featuring Grey Parrot (Psittacus erithacus), Sulphur-crested Cockatoo (Cacatua galerita), Hyacinth Macaw (Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus), Red-and-green Macaw (Ara chloroptera) and Scarlet Macaw (Ara macao). The souvenir sheet has Blue-and-yellow Macaw (Ara ararauna).
Vultures has 4 stamps featuring Eurasian Griffon (Gyps fulvus) on 2 stamps, White-backed Vulture (Gyps africanus) and Cape Griffon (Gyps coprotheres). The souvenir sheet has Eurasian Griffon (Gyps fulvus).
This series continues the earlier one announced in July.
Update: A closer look at the stamp with Cape Griffons reveals that at least two corvids are in attendance. They seem to be White-necked Raven (Corvus albicollis). The source image does not mention the ravens.
15 January 2016 Tick Stamperija
Falkland Is. Birds of Prey: 6 stamps featuring Barn Owl (Tyto alba), Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus), Southern Caracara (Caracara plancus), Red-backed Hawk (Buteo polyosoma), Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus) and Striated Caracara (Phalcoboenus australis). These stamps may eventually be obtained directly from the Falkland Islands Philatelic Bureau. 13 January 2016 Tick Pobjoy Stamps
St. Vincent Birds, a sheet of stamps featuring Green Heron (Butorides virescens), Magnificent Frigatebird (Fregata magnificens), Roseate Spoonbill (Platalea ajaja) and Great Egret (Ardea alba). The souvenir sheet has Red-billed Tropicbird (Phaethon aethereus). 13 January 2016 Tick IGPC
Tajikistan Eagles: 4 stamps featuring various unamed birds of prey. These may be Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) and Eurasian Griffon (Gyps fulvus). One "Eagle" may defy identification, and considering the inclusion of a Bald Eagle, there is no reason to assume that the birds portrayed occur in Tajikistan, nor that 2 of my guesses are correct! 9 January 2016 Tick Former Soviet Union New Issues
St. Maarten Birds: 4 souvenir sheets featuring Scaled Dove (Columbina squammata), Maroon-bellied Parakeet (Pyrrhura frontalis), Plain Parakeet (Brotogeris tirica) and Yellow-chevroned Parakeet (Brotogeris chiriri).
Update: A further issue of 4 souvenir sheets has recently been announced, though the PDF from which I extracted this image was named "Birds ss x 4 No 2 released 25th July". Birds featured are: Monk Parakeet (Myiopsitta monachus), Hyacinth Macaw (Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus), Burrowing Owl (Athene cunicularia) and Pileated Parrot (Pionopsitta pileata).
Update: A third issue of this series has appeared on Delcampe. Birds: 4 souvenir sheets featuring Picazuro Pigeon (Patagioenas picazuro), Blue-fronted Parrot (Amazona aestiva), Yellow-faced Parrot (Amazona xanthops) and Picui Ground-Dove (Columbina picui). I have not received advanced information about this.
6 January 2016 Thumb down Notification from International Philatelic Agencies and Delcampe
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
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
TAAF Birds of TAAF: sheetlet with 4 stamps featuring Southern Fulmar (Fulmarus glacialoides), probable Hall's Giant Petrel (Macronectes halli), Cape Petrel (Daption capense) and Brown Skua (Stercorarius antarctica). This issue was originally expected in May, 2015. 1 January 2016 Tick Philinfo French Post.
Cuba Pico Torquino National Park: 4 stamps with one featuring Western Spindalis (Spindalis zena). ???? 2016 Thumb down Delcampe
Oman Fauna of Oman: 6 souvenir sheets featuring 4 birds which are Egyptian Vulture (Neophron percnopterus), Chukar (Alectoris chukar), Pharaoh Eagle-Owl (Bubo ascalaphus) on 2 stamps and Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse (Pterocles exustus). ???? 2016 Tick 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
Bhutan The Six Elements of Longevity: sheetlet with 6 stamps and a souvenir sheet. The stamp featuring birds has a group of poorly illustrated Black-necked Cranes (Grus nigricollis). ???? 2016 Thumb down Delcampe
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30 June, 2017
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