This page is for listing stamps I am aware of and may need. Some are found on official sites, while others are listed on dealers' sites.
If you know of new bird stamps not listed here, please let me know!
Latest additions: Latvia, Caribbean Netherlands updated, Norway, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan updated, Czechia, Japan, Croatia
|Country||Detail||Date of Issue||Status||Source of information|
|Slovenia||The Programme for 2021 includes Europa: 2 stamps. I have been informed that one should feature Eurasian Capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus).||28 May 2021||Slovenia Post and Correspondent|
||Czechia Post has published some details of future issues in this PDF. The single Ramsar stamp has Black Stork (Ciconia nigra).||19 May 2021||Czechia Post|
||Natural monument series Vol. 6 : 10 stamps, with four featuring Ruddy Kingfisher (Halcyon coromanda), Grey Wagtail (Motacilla cinerea), Narcissus Flycatcher (Ficedula narcissina) and Blue-and-white Flycatcher (Cyanoptila cyanomelana).||10 May 2021||Japan Philately|
|Slovakia||Europa single featuring Eurasian Capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus).||7 May 2021||Slovakia Post.|
||The programme for 2021 includes "Europa" 2 stamps featuring Eurasian Lynx and Eurasian Capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus). No image yet.||7 May 2021||Croatia Post.|
||The programme for 2021 includes "EUROPA. Endangered national wildlife", 2 stamps. The issue has been announced in "To be issued" and shows that the single bird is Aquatic Warbler (Acrocephalus paludicola). Here's an image of the sheet.||4 May 2021||Belpost|
|Andorra (Spanish Post)
||The Programme for 2021 includes "Europa": probably one stamp featuring
"Trencalòs" which is Lammergeier (Gypaetus barbatus).
Update An image of this stamp has been published.
|30 April 2021||Spanish Post and Europa Stamps Blog|
|Finland||Europa 3 stamps, one featuring Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis).||28 April 2021||Europa Stamps.|
||Happy greeting: 2 stamps, both featuring Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus).||23 April 2021||Japan Philately|
||The Plan for 2021 includes Europe - Endangered national nature: 2 stamps. A Correspondent has sent me this image which has Black Stork (Ciconia nigra). Here's a link to both stamps||23 April 2021||Latvia Post and Correspondent|
||Happy greeting: 2 stamps, both featuring Hummingbirds that may not be identifiable.||23 April 2021||Japan Philately|
||Happy greeting: 2 stamps, both featuring Red-flanked Bluetail (Tarsiger cyanurus).||23 April 2021||Japan Philately|
||Europa 2 stamps, both featuring Atlantic Puffin (Fratercula arctica).||26 April 2021||Europa Stamps.|
||Endangered National Wildlife: 1 stamp featuring Atlantic Puffin (Fratercula arctica).||23 April 2021||Norway Post|
|Isle of Man
||Calf of Man: 10 stamps with 2 birds, Manx Shearwater (Puffinus puffinus) and Greater Whitethroat (Sylvia communis).||12 April 2021||IoM Post|
||Ice Men (Irish Antarctic Explorers): 4 stamps with one featuring Chinstrap Penguin (Pygoscelis antarctica). The image was scanned from "The Collector 2/21" which is not yet online. Eventually, it should appear here.||15 April 2021||Correspondent|
|Artsakh (Armenian post)
||Europa: 3 stamps with one featuring Red Kite (Milvus milvus). I know it is a disputed territory, but I like these stamps.||9 April 2021||Europa Stamps Blog|
||Endangered National Wildlife: 8 stamps with one featuring European Herring Gull (Larus argentatus).||7 April 2021||Guernsey Stamps|
|Bosnia Herzegovina (Croat)
The programme for 2021 includes Europa which should be 2 stamps, both featuring
Eurasian Capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus). Male on one stamp and female on the other.
Update Images of the two stamps have been published, and instead of a female Capercaillie, the second stamp has Hazel Grouse (Bonasa bonasia).
|5 April 2021||Croatian Post Mostar and Europa Stamps Blog|
||The Programme for 2021 includes Bird of the Year: single featuring Lammergeier (Gypaetus barbatus), and now includes an image.||31 March 2021||Email from Kyrgyz Express Post|
||Arts Fellowship: 4 stamps with one for photography having a small image of Emperor Penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri). The image is taken from the online version of Stamp Bulletin 370.||16 March 2021||Australia Post|
||100 years Dürrenmatt: single with a pet Sulphur-crested Cockatoo (Cacatua galerita).||4 March 2021||Swiss Post|
|Japan||Spring greeting 84 yen: 6 stamps, with one featuring probable Japanese White-eye (Zosterops japonicus).||19 February 2021||Japan Philately|
|Alderney||50th anniversary of decimalisation of the currency: 6 stamps. The 95p stamp has a coin with a flying Northern Gannet (Morus bassanus) framed by two birds of the same species. A similar stamp was issued by Guernsey in a set of 16 stamps in 1979.||15 February 2021||Guernsey Post|
|France||Animal footprints: Booklet with 12 stamps includes those purported to be of Gentoo Penguin (Pygoscelis papua), Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) and Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea).||12 February 2021||Le Carré D'Encre|
|Isle of Man||Show Birds: 6 stamps showing domesticated cage birds based on the following species: Island Canary (Serinus canaria), Gouldian Finch (Chloebia gouldiae), Budgerigar (Melopsittacus undulatus), Hybrid Common Redpoll (Carduelis flammea), Paradise Tanager (Tangara chilensis) and Diamond Firetail (Stagonopleura guttata).||9 February 2021||IoM Post|
|Sweden||400th Anniversary of Gothenburg: 5 stamps, one has a few gulls, which may include Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus) and European Herring Gull (Larus argentatus).||14 January 2021||Sweden Post and Delcampe|
||Three sales have appeared on Ebay featuring birds of the Netherlands, but issued with names of the 3 islands of the Caribbean Netherlands.
They have not yet featured on WOPA+. They seem to be based on images that were printed in
Nederlandsche vogelen (Dutch Birds) published between 1770 and 1829.
Birds (Bonaire): 24 stamps featuring
Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea),
Eurasian Magpie (Pica pica),
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos),
Bohemian Waxwing (Bombycilla garrulus),
Common Redstart (Phoenicurus phoenicurus),
Eurasian Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus),
Helmeted Guineafowl (Numida meleagris),
Ring-necked Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus),
Red-necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena),
Great Bustard (Otis tarda),
Eurasian Griffon (Gyps fulvus),
Squacco Heron (Ardeola ralloides),
Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus),
European Robin (Erithacus rubecula),
Red Junglefowl (Gallus gallus),
Black Grouse (Tetrao tetrix),
Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis),
Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus) (female),
Eurasian Spoonbill (Platalea leucorodia),
Bluethroat (Luscinia svecica),
Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata),
Bearded Reedling (Panurus biarmicus),
Eurasian Jay (Garrulus glandarius) and
Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus) (male).
Birds (Saba): 24 stamps featuring Eurasian Oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus), Eurasian Nutcracker (Nucifraga caryocatactes), Common Swift (Apus apus), Goldcrest (Regulus regulus), Collared Flycatcher (Ficedula albicollis), Eurasian Golden Oriole (Oriolus oriolus), Black Woodpecker (Dryocopus martius), European Shag (Phalacrocorax aristotelis), Middle Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos medius), Common Loon (Gavia immer), Reed Bunting (Emberiza schoeniclus), Ring Ouzel (Turdus torquatus), Green Woodpecker (Picus viridis), White Wagtail (Motacilla alba), Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo), Eurasian Curlew (Numenius arquata), Red Junglefowl (Gallus gallus), Eared Grebe (Podiceps nigricollis), Eurasian Blackbird (Turdus merula),
Birds (St. Eustatius): 24 stamps featuring Little Owl (Athene noctua), Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa), Common Wood-Pigeon (Columba palumbus), Jack Snipe (Lymnocryptes minimus). Eurasian Buzzard (Buteo buteo), European Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis), Ferruginous Pochard (Aythya nyroca), Black Grouse (Tetrao tetrix), Common Snipe (Gallinago gallinago), House Sparrow (Passer domesticus), Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea), European Scops-Owl (Otus scops), Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos), Eurasian Coot (Fulica atra), Meadow Pipit (Anthus pratensis), Spotted Crake (Porzana porzana), Great Bittern (Botaurus stellaris), Eurasian Jackdaw (Corvus monedula), Common Crane (Grus grus), Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis), Northern Gannet (Morus bassanus), Northern Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus), Little Bittern (Ixobrychus minutus) and Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus).
Update A better view of the bird labelled "POECILE MONTANUS" reveals that it is more like Coal Tit (Periparus ater).
||Definitive: revalued issue featuring White Stork (Ciconia ciconia).||???? 2021||Delcampe|
|TAAF||Aviso la meurthe à Crozet: single featuring probable Wandering Albatross (Diomedea exulans). The image is taken from Phil'Info for January 2021.||2 January 2021||Le Carré D'Encre.|
||The Programme for 2020 includes "Nature ss x16". The details of this delayed issue have been released in this PDF. The 7 birds are listed as Dark-billed Cuckoo (Coccyzus melacoryphus), Barn Owl (Tyto alba), Pearly-eyed Thrasher (Margarops fuscatus), Hooded Tanager (Nemosia pileata), Black-headed Parrot (Pionites melanocephala), Dusky Parrot (Pionus fuscus) and Striated Heron (Butorides striata). The Thrasher is not listed as occurring in Suriname. A Delcampe seller in Poland is already offering this issue.||30 December 2020||Notification from IPA|
||Water Birds: 5 stamps featuring Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea), Snowy Egret (Egretta thula), Tricoloured Heron (Egretta tricolor), Reddish Egret (Egretta rufescens) and Caribbean Flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber). This FDC gives the date.||15 December 2020||Delcampe|
|Turkey||Definitives - Istanbul: 2 stamps with one featuring probable Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus). If this link does not work, go to the issue, from the home page, click on "definitive stamps" and look for "Istanbul".||24 November 2020||Turkey Post|
||Pigeons: 6 stamps and a souvenir sheet featuring Snow Pigeon (Columba leuconota), Lemon Dove (Columba larvata), Nilgiri Wood-Pigeon (Columba elphinstonii), Speckled Wood-Pigeon (Columba hodgsonii), Yellow-eyed Pigeon (Columba eversmanni) and Rameron Pigeon (Columba arquatrix). The souvenir sheet has Stock Dove (Columba oenas), This FDC gives the date.||11 October 2020||Delcampe|
|Saudi Arabia||Falcons: souvenir sheet and 3 stamps featuring Lanner Falcon (Falco biarmicus), Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus), Saker Falcon (Falco cherrug) and Gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus). Saudi Post announced this issue here.||17 August 2020||Ebay and Saudi Post|
|Papua New Guinea||Birds of Paradise: this long-awaited issue has re-appeared.
There are no details and the anticipated date is "July"
Update 12 Oct The latest news from Post PNG:"Birds of Paradise, Bilums (string bags), and Saltwater Crocodiles on the drawing board. If all goes well, we hope to release by end of November, 2020."
|???? 2020 (2021?)||Post PNG|
13 April 2021