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: TAAF, TAAF updated, Spain updated, St. Lucia, Vatican, Great Britain updated, Liberia, Grenadines of Grenada, Grenada, Nevis
|Country||Detail||Date of Issue||Status||Source of information|
|Bulgaria||The Programme for 2019 includes "Europa National Birds", but with no further details.||April 2019||Bulgaria Stamps|
|Ukraine||The Programme for 2019 includes "Europa National Birds" two stamps.||April 2019||Correspondent|
|Moldova||The Programme for 2019 includes "Europa National Birds" two stamps.||April 2019||Moldova Post|
|Faroe Is.||The Programme for 2019 includes Europa National Bird: 2 stamps featuring Black Guillemot (Cepphus grylle).||29 April 2019||Posta Stamps #38 by mail|
|Andorra (Spanish Post)||The Programme for 2019 includes "Europa": probably one stamp featuring European Robin (Erithacus rubecula).||26 April 2019||Spanish Post|
|Latvia||The Programme for 2019 includes "Europa": 2 stamps featuring White Wagtail (Motacilla alba).||26 April 2019||Latvia Post|
|Estonia||The Programme for 2019 includes "EUROPA - national birds" 2 stamps but with no further details.||25 April 2019||Estonia Post|
|Namibia||Cuckoos: 4 stamps featuring Pied Cuckoo (Clamator jacobinus), African Cuckoo (Cuculus gularis), Great Spotted Cuckoo (Clamator glandarius) and Dideric Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx caprius).||25 April 2019||NamPost|
|Czechia||The Programme for 2019 includes Europa National Bird: 6 stamps at least one of which has Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis).||24 April 2019||Czechia Post|
|Bosnia Herzegovina (Rep Srpska)||The Programme for 2019 includes Europa National Birds: 2 stamps with no further details.||24 April 2019||Poste Srpska|
||The Programme for 2019
has been updated and now includes the Europa issue of one stamp featuring "Quebrantahuesos" which is
Lammergeier (Gypaetus barbatus).
Update: An image of this stamp has been published on Europa Stamps Blog.
|23 April 2019||Spanish Post|
|Netherlands||The Programme for 2019 includes Europa National Bird: 2 stamps featuring European Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis) and Bohemian Waxwing (Bombycilla garrulus).||23 April 2019||Correspondent and PostEurop via the app|
||African Buffalo: block of 4 stamps and a souvenir sheet. The latter has a Piapiac (Ptilostomus afer) on the beast's back. One of the 4 stamps has Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis).||19 April 2019||IGPC|
||Piapiac: block of 3 stamps and a souvenir sheet featuring Piapiac (Ptilostomus afer). HBW mentions one record of this species for Liberia. The species occurs normally further north.||18 April 2019||IGPC|
|Romania||The issuing programme is not online yet, but I have been sent a listing which shows
Europa: national birds, 2 stamps but with no further information.
Update: The issuing programme is now online, but has even less information than my first notification.
|12 April 2019||Romania Post via a Correspondent|
||Natural Monument series 4: 10 stamps with 3 featuring Red-flanked Bluetail (Tarsiger cyanurus), Blue-and-white Flycatcher (Cyanoptila cyanomelana) and Alpine Accentor (Prunella collaris).||12 April 2019||Japan Philately|
|Ireland||The Programme for 2019 is included in the latest edition of
The Collector: and includes Europa 2 stamps but with no further details.
Update: Images of the two stamps have been published on Europa Stamps Blog and feature Roseate Tern (Sterna dougallii) and Eurasian Golden-Plover (Pluvialis apricaria).
|11 April 2019||An Post and Europa Stamps|
|Iceland||Europa: 2 stamps featuring White-tailed Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) and Gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus).||11 April 2019||Europa Stamps|
|Norway||Europa: 1 stamp featuring White-throated Dipper (Cinclus cinclus).||11 April 2019||Norway Post and PostEurop via the app|
||The Programme for 2019 includes "Owls" 12 stamps.||10 April 2019||Suriname Stamps|
|Lithuania||The Plan for 2019 in Lithuanian: includes Europa 2 stamps but with no further details.||5 April 2019||Lithuania Post|
|Bosnia Herzegovina (Croat)
||The Plan for 2019: includes Europa 2 stamps featuring Eurasian Blue Tit (Cyanistes caeruleus) and Great Tit (Parus major).||5 April 2019||Croatian Post Mostar|
||Commonwealth Stamps Opinion has published images which confirms that the species are Eurasian Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus). Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus). Red Kite (Milvus milvus). Northern Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis), Eurasian Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus), White-tailed Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla), Merlin (Falco columbarius), Eurasian Hobby (Falco subbuteo), Eurasian Buzzard (Buteo buteo) and Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos). We await better images!||4 April 2019||Commonwealth Stamps Opinion|
|Guernsey||The Programme for 2019 includes "Europa 2019 - National Birds: 6 stamps.
Two of these stamps feature
European Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis) and
Eurasian Linnet (Carduelis cannabina).
Update: These two stamps are part of a sheet of 6 that includes Atlantic Puffin (Fratercula arctica), Eurasian Bullfinch (Pyrrhula pyrrhula), European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris) and Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis). Thankfully, the spelling of the scientific name of the Linnet has been corrected.
|1 April 2019||Guernsey Stamps and Europa Stamps|
||Europa: 2 stamps featuring Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) and Rock Pigeon (Columba livia).||19 March 2019||Europa Stamps|
|Belgium||The programme for 2019 includes a single with Bearded Reedling (Panurus biarmicus).||18 March 2019||Belgian Post|
||Pigeons & Doves: block with 4 stamps featuring White-tipped Dove (Leptotila verreauxi), Ruddy Ground-Dove (Columbina talpacoti), Pale-vented Pigeon (Patagioenas cayennensis) and Rock Pigeon (Columba livia). Only the introduced Rock Pigeon is found on Nevis.||16 March 2019||IGPC|
Some sales on Delcampe show
these 3 stamps featuring
Rockhopper Penguin (Eudyptes chrysocome),
King Penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus) and
Gentoo Penguin (Pygoscelis papua).
Update: The March issue of Philinfo has full details.
Update: A correspondent has pointed out that these 3 stamps are reprints of the set issued in 2018, but with "2019" in the design.
|14 March 2019||Le Cercle d'études postales polaires (CEPP) .|
||An article in "Polar Philately" lists 3 new issues for TAAF including the ones recently listed above. One new stamp features a splendid group of Gentoo Penguin (Pygoscelis papua).||14 March 2019||Le Cercle d'études postales polaires (CEPP) .|
||Cuckooshrike of Liberia: block of 4 stamps featuring Blue Cuckoo-shrike (Coracina azurea), Western Wattled Cuckooshrike (Lobotos lobatus) and Red-shouldered Cuckooshrike (Campephaga phoenicea) x2.||13 March 2019||IGPC|
||Wood Stork, a sheet of 6 all featuring Wood Stork (Mycteria americana).||12 March 2019||IGPC|
|Belarus||The Programme for 2019 includes "Bird of the Year" one stamp.
Update: The programme has been updated to name the bird as Greater Spotted Eagle (Aquila clanga).
Update: Belpost has published an image of this stamp.
|12 March 2019||Belposta|
||African Openbill Stork: block of 3 stamps featuring African Openbill (Anastomus lamelligerus).||11 March 2019||IGPC|
||White-necked Rockfowl: souvenir sheet of 2 stamps featuring White-necked Rockfowl (Picathartes gymnocephalus). The image is taken from Wikipedia, so the square-ended tail of the higher bird actually belongs to a Grey-necked Rockfowl (Picathartes oreas).||11 March 2019||IGPC|
||Birds of Marshall Islands: sheetlet of 6 stamps and a souvenir sheet featuring Crimson-crowned Fruit-Dove (Ptilinopus porphyraceus), White Tern (Gygis alba), Sacred Kingfisher (Todirhamphus sanctus), Black Noddy (Anous minutus), Pectoral Sandpiper (Calidris melanotos), Brown Noddy (Anous stolidus) and Great Crested Tern (Sterna bergii).||10 March 2019||IGPC|
|Israel||Birds in Israel - Coraciiformes: 5 stamps featuring European Roller (Coracias garrulus), Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis), Blue-cheeked Bee-eater (Merops persicus), Green Bee-eater (Merops orientalis) and European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster).||5 March 2019||Israel Philatelic Federation|
||Australian fauna: 4 stamps with one featuring Galah (Eolophus roseicapillus). Details of this issue are in the online version of Stamp Bulletin 358.||5 March 2019||Commonwealth Stamps Opinion and Australia Post.|
|Jersey||The first part of the Programme for 2019 includes "Europa 2019 - National Birds: Birds & Symbolism", but with no further details.
Update: Commonwealth Stamps Opinion has published images of this issue which comprises 6 stamps featuring Eurasian Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus), Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus), Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica), Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis), Mute Swan (Cygnus olor) and White Stork (Ciconia ciconia). The Swan and Kingfisher stamps have the Europa logo.
|5 March 2019||Jersey Stamps|
||Falkland Shipwrecks Part 3: 4 stamps 2 of which have small images of birds. The Cormorants perched on the Philomel include Rock Shag (Phalacrocorax magellanicus) and Imperial Shag (Phalacrocorax atriceps). The ducks in front of the Protector are probably Falkland Steamerduck (Tachyeres brachypterus), but the bird behind them needs closer inspection. These stamps may eventually be obtained directly from the Falkland Islands Philatelic Bureau.||4 March 2019||Notification from Pobjoy Stamps|
|Liechtenstein||The Programme for 2019, published in the latest stamp bulletin includes "Europa - National Birds", but with no further details.
this site, it should be
Eurasian Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus).
Update: However, I have been sent images of 2 stamps which both seem to show Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos). Details of this issue have appeared in the latest News Brochure.
|4 March 2019||Liechtenstein Post|
||The series, 12 months 12 stamps, continues with one for Burgos which has a small image of a Eurasian Griffon (Gyps fulvus).||1 March 2019||Spanish Post|
|Gambia||Sunbirds of Africa: 7 stamps featuring Orange-breasted Sunbird (Anthobaphes violacea) x2, Beautiful Sunbird (Cinnyris pulchella), Collared Sunbird (Hedydipna collaris), Scarlet-chested Sunbird (Chalcomitra senegalensis), Mariqua Sunbird (Cinnyris mariquensis) and White-breasted Sunbird (Cinnyris talatala).||27 February 2019||IGPC|
|San Marino||Europa: 2 stamps featuring Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus).||26 February 2019||Europa Stamps|
||40 Years Of Independence: 4 stamps with two featuring St. Lucia Warbler (Dendroica delicata) and St. Lucia Parrot (Amazona versicolor).||?? February 2019||Commonwealth Stamps Opinion|
||Dongsha Atoll National Park: 4 stamps with one featuring White-breasted Waterhen (Amaurornis phoenicurus).||21 February 2019||Chunghwa Post|
||Valerie Rodway birth centenary: 4 stamps with one featuring Hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin).||12 February 2019||IGPC|
||Definitive: single featuring Golden-capped Parakeet (Aratinga auricapillus).||1 February 2019||IGPC|
|Azerbaijan||RCC Gara-Yaz State Reserve: a sheet of 6 stamps featuring White-backed Woodpecker (Dendrocopos leucotos), Eurasian Blackbird (Turdus merula), Hildebrandt's Starling (Lamprotornis hildebrandti)!, European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris) and Ring-necked Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus). The 6th stamp has 2 species. One is a rather odd Eurasian Hoopoe (Upupa epops) while the smaller bird seems to be unidentifiable. The stamp with the Woodpecker has a name suggesting that the designer thought it was a Ladder-backed Woodpecker (Dryobates scalaris) from Texas!||27 December 2018||Natural Science Stamps.|
|Aruba||Sustainable Energy: 5 stamps with 4 having small images of birds which may all be identifiable.||30 November 2018||PostAruba|
17 March 2019