New bird stamps found on the web

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: India updated, Singapore, Curaçao, Serbia, Surinam, Finland, Kyrgyzstan
Expected lateradded
Country Detail Date of Issue Status Source of information
The 2017 stamp programme (tentative) includes "Kingfisher", but with no further details. 26 April 2017 Reminder Jodarl Collections
Papua New Guinea The Programme for 2016: includes a joint issue with India, which will feature national birds. The Joint Issues website has published an image of the stamps which confims the species as Raggiana Bird-of-paradise (Paradisaea raggiana) and Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus).
Update: PNG Post have published the latest predicted date.
3 April 2017 Thumb down Post PNG and Joint Stamp Issues
The China Philatelic Information Network has published 2017 issue programmes for various countries. The Google translation for the Polish programme has "Polish Birds" but with no further details. April 2017 Reminder The China Philatelic Information Network
Montenegro The Programme for 2017 includes a single stamp featuring Eurasian Spoonbill (Platalea leucorodia). 30 March 2017 Reminder Montenegro Post
United Nations
34th Asian International Stamp Exhibition in Melbourne, Australia: souvenir sheet with 3 stamps. one features Emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae). The image was taken from Bulletin 121 (PDF) 30 March 2017 Thumb down UNPA
Image of stamp added 22 January 2017
Bird of the Year: single featuring Crested Lark (Galerida cristata). 22 March 2017 Reminder Belarus Post
Beautiful Japan: 6 stamps with 4 featuring ancient paintings which include images of possible Oriental Greenfinch (Chloris sinica), Oriental Turtle-Dove (Streptopelia orientalis), Japanese Paradise-Flycatcher (Terpsiphone atrocaudata) and Little Egret (Egretta garzetta). Here's a a full view of the work which includes all 4 birds. I extracted this image of the finch, or is it a bunting? The identity of this particular bird may vary, as it is not exactly right for Oriental Greenfinch. 17 March 2017 Reminder Japan Post
The 2017 programme includes Birds: 12 stamps but with no further details. 15 March 2017 Reminder Notification from International Philatelic Agencies
Namibia The Programme for 2017 includes Barbets of Namibia: 3 stamps featuring Black-collared Barbet (Lybius torquatus), Crested Barbet (Trachyphonus vaillantii) and Pied Barbet (Tricholaema leucomelas). 9 March 2017 Reminder NamPost
USA 150th Anniversary of Nebraska: single stamp featuring Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis). 1 March 2017 Reminder USPS
Birds of Tokelau: 4 stamps featuring Bristle-thighed Curlew (Numenius tahitiensis), Black Noddy (Anous minutus), Great Frigatebird (Fregata minor) and Brown Booby (Sula leucogaster). 1 March 2017 Reminder New Zealand Post
Faroe Is. The issuing programme for 2017 - includes 2 stamps featuring Common Eider (Somateria mollissima). 27 February 2017 Reminder Faroes Post
Sound of Silence - 3 stamps with one featuring Whooper Swan (Cygnus cygnus). 24 February 2017 Reminder Finland Post
WWF: presumably 4 stamps all featuring Dalmatian Pelican (Pelecanus crispus). 18 February 2017 Reminder WWF Stamps
Guernsey The Programme for 2017 includes WWF: Endangered Species - Meadow Pipit (Anthus pratensis). Guernsey Post have published an image of this issue in its full-page advertisement in Gibbons Stamp Monthly for February. 15 February 2017 Tick Guernsey Stamps
Species added 8 February 2017
Intelligent Birds: 4 stamps featuring Eurasian Jackdaw (Corvus monedula), Eurasian Jay (Garrulus glandarius), Rook (Corvus frugilegus) and Eurasian Magpie (Pica pica). 10 February 2017 Tick Romania Post
image added 7 February 2017
Bird of the Year: single featuring European Turtle-Dove (Streptopelia turtur). Interestingly, the FDC also features Eurasian Collared-Dove (Streptopelia decaocto). In 2002, when the Sparrow was the bird of the year, both species of sparrow were featured. 9 February 2017 Tick Estonia Post
12 months 12 stamps: Cádiz - the second of this series, this one features a small image of Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos). 1 February 2017 Tick Spanish Post
Belgium Belgium Post has published its 2017 Programme in PDF format. I have extracted this image showing a new definitive by Buzin featuring Water Rail (Rallus aquaticus). 30 January 2017 Tick Belgian Post via a correspondent
SPM Oiseaux - Paruline Masquée: single featuring Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas). The image is taken from Philinfo for January 2017. 30 January 2017 Tick Philinfo French Post.
Spain Spanish Activity in Antarctica: single which features a Chinstrap Penguin (Pygoscelis antarctica). 30 January 2017 Thumb down Spanish Post
Year of the Rooster, 3 stamps and a souvenir sheet also with 3 stamps all featuring Red Junglefowl (Gallus gallus). 28 January 2017 Thumb down Cpost International
Year of the Rooster: 2 stamps featuring Red Junglefowl (Gallus gallus). 27 January 2017 Thumb down Natural Science Stamps
French Polynesia
Year of the Rooster: single featuring Red Junglefowl (Gallus gallus). 26 January 2017 Tick French Polynesia Post
Indian Wildlife: 6 stamps based on children's paintings. Two stamps feature Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus). A third stamp has white "Cranes", though they look like egrets. Unfortunately, one has a leg which appears to bend in the wrong direction, and another has a bill that belongs on an Asian Openbill (Anastomus oscitans)! 25 January 2017 Thumb down India Post and Commonwealth Stamps blog
Croatia The 2017 Programme: includes a WWF issue with presumably 4 stamps featuring Eurasian Griffon (Gyps fulvus). A correspondent has sent me this image of the 4 stamps 23 January 2017 Reminder Croatia Post
Year of the Rooster: 3 stamps featuring Red Junglefowl (Gallus gallus). There is also a souvenir sheet. This issue was announced by Pos Indonesia. 21 January 2017 Thumb down Natural Science Stamps
St. Maarten
Birds: 10 stamps listed as featuring Brazilian Merganser (Mergus octosetaceus), Large-billed Tern (Phaetusa simplex), Bare-faced Ibis (Phimosus infuscatus), Great Grebe (Podiceps major), Manx Shearwater (Puffinus puffinus), Black Skimmer (Rynchops niger), King Vulture (Sarcoramphus papa), Royal Tern (Sterna maxima), Buff-necked Ibis (Theristicus caudatus) and Southern Lapwing (Vanellus chilensis). 20 January 2017 Tick International Philatelic Agencies
Peru Fauna in Danger of Extinction: 4 stamps with 2 featuring Andean Condor (Vultur gryphus) and Oilbird (Steatornis caripensis). The designer obviously switched the names on the Oilbird stamp with those on the Deer stamp. 9 January 2017 Reminder Natural Science Stamps
Mongolia Year of the Rooster - 2 stamps featuring Red Junglefowl (Gallus gallus). Many countries have issued "roosters" this year, and I have ignored all of them except for this one which looks quite realistic. 8 January 2017 Thumb down Natural Science Stamps
TAAF Navire Soviétique OB: single stamp with a few sketchy birds which are probably unidentifiable. 2 January 2017 Thumb down Philinfo French Post
Spain 12 months 12 stamps: Gaudalajara - the start of a new series, this one features small images of Eurasian Griffon (Gyps fulvus). 2 January 2017 Thumb down Spanish Post
Germany Treasures from German Museums: two stamps, including one featuring a painting by by J.-B. Oudry which features Demoiselle Crane (Anthropoides virgo), probable Red-billed Toucan (Ramphastos tucanus) and Black Crowned-Crane (Balearica pavonina). 2 January 2017 Thumb down Germany Post
India Splendours of India: 12 stamps and 13 miniature sheets. One stamp and ms features the Peacock Gate, and therefore has a reasonable likeness of an Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus). 1 January 2017 Thumb down Commonwealth Stamps blog
Uzbekistan Tashkent Zoo: 3 stamps and MS featuring White-tailed Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla), Channel-billed Toucan (Ramphastos vitellinus) and Red Lory (Eos bornea). 30 December 2016 Thumb down Delcampe
Pakistan Child Art Competition: this FDC shows 8 stamps with 2 birds. One is obviously Golden Pheasant (Chrysolophus pictus), while the other could be Chukar (Alectoris chukar). 30 December 2016 Thumb down Delcampe
Nepal Bird: single featuring Black Francolin (Francolinus francolinus). This FDC gives the date. 29 December 2016 Reminder Phila Mirror
Armenia Children's Philately: 3 stamps with one featuring a cartoon of a Armenian Gull (Larus armenicus). 26 December 2016 Thumb down Delcampe
Egypt 125th Anniversary of the Giza Zoological Gardens: sheet of 8 stamps with one or two featuring Great White Pelican (Pelecanus onocrotalus). 24 December 2016 Reminder Natural Science Stamps
Marshall Is. Centenary of USA's national parks: sheet of 10 stamps with the one for the Everglades featuring a presumed Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias). 15 December 2016 Thumb down Unicover
Aitutaki WWF: 4 stamps all featuring Shy Albatross (Thalassarche cauta eremita). 6 December 2016 Thumb down PCI Stamps
Valid image added 25 February 2017
Exotic Birds. 6 stamps in various formats featuring Yellow-headed Parrot (Amazona oratrix), Hyacinth Macaw (Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus), Sun Parakeet (Aratinga solstitialis), Sulphur-crested Cockatoo (Cacatua galerita), possible Brown-necked Parrot (Poicephalus robustus) and Blue-and-yellow Macaw (Ara ararauna) (Despite the name on the stamp!). 25 November 2016 Thumb down India Post and Delcampe
Korea (S) Nature in the DMZ of Korea: 2 stamps featuring Black-faced Spoonbill (Platalea minor) and Great Tit (Parus major). 22 November 2016 Thumb down Phila Mirror
Vatican City Iubilaeum Misericordiae: single with a small image of a Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus). 17 November 2016 Thumb down Natural Science Stamps
Serbia Children's Stamps: 4 stamps with 3 featuring stylised White Stork (Ciconia ciconia). 9 November 2016 Thumb down Correspondent
TAAF Fillod de Crozet: souvenir sheet with 2 stamps. One has King Penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus). There is more information about this issue here (in French). 3 November 2016 Thumb down Natural Science Stamps
Kazakhstan Khans of the Kazakh State: 2 stamps with one having small images of presumably Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos). This FDC gives the date. 2 November 2016 Thumb down Delcampe
Christmas Is. Christmas: 2 stamps with a few birds added for us! They look like Christmas Island Frigatebird (Fregata andrewsi), White-tailed Tropicbird (Phaethon lepturus), Abbott's Booby (Sula abbotti) and Brown Booby (Sula leucogaster). The image is taken from the online version of Stamp Bulletin 343. 31 October 2016 Thumb down Australia Post.
South Africa The Sept-Dec 2016 issue of Setempe gives details of the Biospheres issue. The stamp for the Cape West Coast Biosphere has two gulls which are probably Kelp Gull (Larus dominicanus). Although the issue date has passed, the sheet has not appeared for sale on Delcampe or Ebay. 21 October 2016 Thumb down South African Post Office and Delcampe
Venezuela Biodiversity: 8 stamps with 1 featuring Scarlet Ibis (Eudocimus ruber). Here's a better image on Ebay. 13 October 2016 Thumb down Natural Science Stamps
85th Birthday of Dritëro Agolli: single featuring Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus). This FDC gives the date. 13 October 2016 Thumb down Albania Post
Anguilla National Symbols: 8 stamps with 1 featuring Zenaida Dove (Zenaida aurita). 10 October 2016 Thumb down Commonwealth Stamps blog
United Nations
Image of Rhino added 28 January 2017
CITES CoP17: 12 stamps with 2 featuring Cape Griffon (Gyps coprotheres) and Grey Crowned-Crane (Balearica regulorum).
Update: I just noticed on the UNPA website a large version of the photograph used for the Rhinoceros stamp shows a Red-billed Oxpecker (Buphagus erythrorhynchus) on the animal's back.
24 September 2016 Thumb down UNPA
Marshall Is. Honoring the Art of Howard Koslow: sheet of 20 stamps with two featuring a symbolic Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus). 20 July 2016 Thumb down Unicover
125 years since the patent of Tesla's transformer: single. In addition to Tesla and the transformer, it also features presumed Rock Pigeon (Columba livia). This FDC gives the date. 21 June 2016 Reminder Serbia Post and Delcampe
Tonga Marine Life: 12 stamps with 4 featuring Black Noddy (Anous minutus), Brown Booby (Sula leucogaster), White Tern (Gygis alba) and Masked Booby (Sula dactylatra). The White Tern is incorrectly labelled as Fairy Tern (Sterna nereis): a common error. The Masked Booby is incorrectly labelled as Blue-footed Booby (Sula nebouxii)! 2 March 2016 Reminder Philatelic Collector Inc.
Niuafo'ou Marine Life: 12 stamps with 4 featuring Masked Booby (Sula dactylatra), Red-tailed Tropicbird (Phaethon rubricauda), White Tern (Gygis alba) and Black Noddy (Anous minutus). The White Tern is incorrectly labelled as Fairy Tern (Sterna nereis): a common error. 2 March 2016 Reminder Philatelic Collector Inc.
St. Maarten
Parrots: 2 parts comprising 20 miniature sheets. Part 1 features Azure-rumped Parrot (Tanygnathus sumatranus), Great-billed Parrot (Tanygnathus megalorynchos), Grey Parrot (Psittacus erithacus), Edwards' Fig-Parrot (Psittaculirostris edwardsii), Buru Racquet-tail (Prioniturus mada), Senegal Parrot (Poicephalus senegalus), Red-fronted Parrot (Poicephalus gulielmi), White-crowned Parrot (Pionus senilis), Black-headed Parrot (Pionites melanocephala), White-bellied Parrot (Pionites leucogaster), Eclectus Parrot (Eclectus roratus) and Red-fan Parrot (Deroptyus accipitrinus).
Part 2 features Vasa Parrot (Coracopsis vasa), Red-tailed Black-cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus banksii), Salmon-crested Cockatoo (Cacatua moluccensis), Yellow-collared Macaw (Primolius auricollis), Yellow-crowned Parrot (Amazona ochrocephala), St. Vincent Parrot (Amazona guildingii), Red-lored Parrot (Amazona autumnalis) and Orange-winged Parrot (Amazona amazonica).
3 & 24 February 2016 Thumb down International Philatelic Agencies
Andorra (French Post) Euro Coinage: 2 stamps with one featuring this coin, which seems to have a small image of a Lammergeier (Gypaetus barbatus). The issue was announced in Phil'info for January, 2016. 5 January 2016 Thumb down Phil'info French Post and Delcampe
Fauna of Oman: 6 souvenir sheets featuring 4 birds which are Egyptian Vulture (Neophron percnopterus), Chukar (Alectoris chukar), Pharaoh Eagle-Owl (Bubo ascalaphus) on 2 stamps and Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse (Pterocles exustus). ???? 2017 Reminder Delcampe
Linked to better image 3 February 2017
Pico Torquino National Park: 4 stamps with one featuring Western Spindalis (Spindalis zena). ???? 2016 Thumb down Delcampe
The Six Elements of Longevity: sheetlet with 6 stamps and a souvenir sheet. The stamp featuring birds has a group of poorly illustrated Black-necked Cranes (Grus nigricollis). ???? 2016 Thumb down Delcampe
Palau Rare Birds of Palau: 4 stamps and MS featuring Dusky White-eye (Zosterops finschii), Palau Flycatcher (Myiagra erythrops), Palau Fantail (Rhipidura lepida), Giant White-eye (Megazosterops palauensis) and Palau Fruit-Dove (Ptilinopus pelewensis). This has not yet appeared on IGPC's website. ???? 2016 Thumb down Delcampe
Trinidad and Tobago 40th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations between Trinidad and China: 4 stamps with 2 featuring probable Red-crowned Crane (Grus japonensis) and Scarlet Ibis (Eudocimus ruber).
Update: I was beginning to wonder if this was ever issued, but sales on Ebay imply that it was: presentation folder.
20 June 2014 Thumb down Delcampe and Ebay
France Treasures of Philately: a souvenir sheet of 5 stamps featuring a stamp issued in 1947 with an unidentifiable gull. 16 June 2014 Thumb down French Post
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