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Posted 10/24/2022   06:33 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add tantsbsac to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Singapore 2022 Rail Corridor - these 2 are part of a 5-stamp issue, only these 2 feature birds: The greater racket-tailed drongo (Dicrurus paradiseus) and the laced woodpecker (Picus vittatus).



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Great Frigate (Fregata minor), issued in 1939 for use in Gilbert and Ellice Islands as one of 12 stamps in a KGVI definitive set:

Stamp depicting same design was issued in 1956 as one of 12 stamps in a QEII definitive set:

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Birds, designed and engraved by Pierre Gandon and issued for use in French Guiana (S. America) in 1947. Stamps show Red-billed Toucan and Macaws:





Issued as part of a definitive set:
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Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus):

Canada, 2005:

Cook Islands, 1992:


UN, Geneva Office, 1993 - Upper right stamp:

DDR, 1967 - 20Pf. stamp:
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Posted 11/05/2022   11:56 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add tantsbsac to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
China 2022 Doves
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Posted 11/08/2022   12:01 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add LaoPhil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
tantsbsac, this set of China dove stamps is amazing! thanks

Different eagles and vultures mentioned in the Bible, issued by Israel on February 5, 1985. On each tab, a Biblical phrase:

Lappet-faced Vulture (Torgos tracheliotus negevensis)
Tab inscription: "the great vulture, and the bearded vulture, and the ospray...", Leviticus 11, 13:

Bonelli's Eagle (Hieraetus fasciatus)
Tab inscription: "That path no bird of prey knoweth…", Job, 28, 7:

Sooty Falcon (Falco concolor)
Tab inscription: "Though firm be thy dwelling-place, and though thy nest be set in the rock", Numbers 24, 21:

Griffon Vulture (Gyps fulvus)
Tab inscription: "A great eagle with great wings...", Ezekiel 17, 3:

SS with same stamps in small format was issued to publicize the International Stamp Exhibition ISRAPHIL held in Tel Aviv, Israel in 1985:

A single stamp from the set (left) compared to same design stamp from the SS:
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Posted 11/20/2022   3:54 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add LaoPhil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Tourism in Israel - migrating with birds in the Hula valley, issued by Israel on July 16, 2019:
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Birds of Akagera National Park, issued by Rwanda on April 28, 1965:

Marabou Stork (Leptoptilos crumenifer):

Black Crowned-Crane (Balearica pavonina) and Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis):

Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo) and African Darter (Anhinga rufa):

Stamps were issued as a part of this great set designed by the Belgian artist Jean Van Noten:
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The 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Israel and Mexico, issued by Israel on September 13, 2022. The right bird, Eurasian Hoopoe (Upupa epops), represents Israel and the left, Mexican Gold Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos), represents Mexico:
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Harpy Eagle (Harpia harpyja), WWF stamps issued by Guyana on January 23, 1990. The harpy eagle is an actively hunting carnivore. Its main prey are tree-dwelling mammals and a majority of the diet has been shown to focus on sloths and monkeys. The 5$ stamp shows Harpy eagle holding a wounded Capuchin monkey:




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I recently read A fascinating article in Smithsonian magazine on Godwits and am now looking for some Godwit stamps. Incredible navigational skills they have.
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To publicize the stamp exhibitions Essen 78 and Philexafrique II, a set of two stamps, designed by Pierrette Lambert, issued by Gabon on November 1, 1978:

White Stork (Ciconia ciconia), represents Europe:

Gorilla, represents Africa. The stamp depicts former Gabonese stamp shows Grey Parrot (Psittacus erithacus) issued in 1971:

Issued in a sheet contains two different tabs publicizing the stamp exhibitions:
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Songbirds, a set of 10 definitive stamps, issued by Israel during years 1992 - 1995:

Wall-creeper (Tichodroma muraria)
Tristram's Crackle (Onychognathus tristramii)
Palestine Sunbird (Cinnyris osea)
Sinai rosefinch (Carpodacus synoicus)
Swallow (Hirundo rustica)
Trumpeter Finch (Rhodopechys githaginea)
Graceful Warbler (Prinia gracilis)
Black-eared Wheatear (Oenanthe hispanica)
Common Bulbul (Pycnonotus barbatus)
(Missing the stamp of 0.3 Sh. shows White Wagtail (Motacilla alba))









To commemorate the 9th Asian International Philatelic Exhibition ("China 96"), the above stamps were issued on April 17, 1996 in SS. The stamps were issued with the same nominal value which different from their original values, hence they considered different stamps:
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Protected wild birds, issued by Israel on October 14, 1975:

Collared Pratincole (Glareoia Pratincola)
Spur-winged Lapwing (Hoplopterus Spinosus)
Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus)


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Posted 12/19/2022   01:39 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add LaoPhil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Bird stamps issued by Israel as singles or as part of a set:

Lesser Kestrel (Falco naumanni), issued on March 18, 2001 as one of a set "Wild Animals in Israel":

Rock Pigeon (Columba livia), issued on September 12, 2006 as one of a set of three stamps commemorating the Hebrew New Year (stamps depicting the six orders of the Mishnah):

Herring Gull (Larus argentatus), issued on January 27, 2007 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Lions Israel:

White-tailed Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla), issued on April 14, 2015 to mark the day of remembrance for the fallen soldiers of Israel and victims of terrorism:

White storks passing over Israel while migrating from Eastern Europe to Africa, jointly issued with Bulgaria on September 13, 2016:

Parrot in the Jerusalem Biblical Zoo, issued on November 13, 2016 as one of a set of five stamps entitled "Tourism in Jerusalem":
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