Oman Bird Stamps 2002

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Eurasian Collared-Dove (Streptopelia decaocto) Black-crowned Tchagra (Tchagra senegala) Rueppell's Weaver (Ploceus galbula) Bonelli's Eagle (Aquila fasciatus) White-spectacled Bulbul (Pycnonotus xanthopygos) Eurasian Eagle-Owl (Bubo bubo) Dunn's Lark (Eremalauda dunni) Spotted Thick-knee (Burhinus capensis) Graceful Prinia (Prinia gracilis) Grey Francolin (Francolinus pondicerianus) Tristram's Starling (Onychognathus tristramii) Red-wattled Lapwing (Vanellus indicus) House Crow (Corvus splendens) Macqueen's Bustard (Chlamydotis macqueenii) Collared Kingfisher (Todirhamphus chloris) Crowned Sandgrouse (Pterocles coronatus)
Set of 16

I first saw this interesting set on the Bombay Philatelic web site, and recently it came to me with my latest lot of new bird stamps. Fortunately for my collection, all of the species occur in Oman, and there are 5 species which make their first appearance on stamps.

Added 10 March 2003
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