Madagascar sheet of 12 issued 1998
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Madagascar Blue Pigeon White-tailed Tropic Bird Madagascar Red Fody Crested Drongo Namaqua Dove Helmet Bird Pitta-like Ground Roller Rufous Vanga Coral-billed Nuthatch Wattled False Sunbird Short-legged Ground-Roller Pied Crow
66253 Madagascar Blue Pigeon Alectroenas madagascariensis
14003 White-tailed Tropic Bird Phaethon lepturus
165132 Madagascar Red Fody Foudia madagascariensis
168007 Crested Drongo Dicrurus forficatus
66087 Namaqua Dove Oena capensis
123012 Helmet Bird Euryceros prevostii
89003 Pitta-like Ground Roller Atelornis pittoides
123002 Rufous Vanga Schetba rufa
123013 Coral-billed Nuthatch Hypositta corallirostris
113004 Wattled False Sunbird Neodrepanis coruscans
89001 Short-legged Ground-Roller Brachypteracias leptosomus
175105 Pied Crow Corvus albus

It is interesting to note that the sheet is headed "OISEAUX", French for "birds", but English and Scientific names are used throughout.  It is a pity that local names are not used.

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