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: Chad updated, Antigua updated, Japan, Bangladesh, Papua New Guinea updated, Palau, Botswana updated, Guyana
Expected lateradded
 

Latest predicted date 20 July 2017 and image added
Full issue described 14 August 2017
Country Detail Date of Issue Status Source of information
Namibia The Programme for 2017 includes Small Canines of Namibia: 5 stamps. One has a vulture in flight which is probably a Lappet-faced Vulture (Torgos tracheliotus). 29 September 2017 Thumb down NamPost
South Georgia
New
WWF: 4 stamps all featuring Macaroni Penguin (Eudyptes chrysolophus). These stamps may eventually be obtained directly from the Falkland Islands Philatelic Bureau. 25 September 2017 Thumb down Notification from Pobjoy Stamps and Commonwealth Stamps Opinion
Australia
New
Heard Island: 4 stamps with one featuring King Penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus). The image is taken from Australia Post Stamp Bulletin (Issue No. 348 / September 2017 ). 4 September 2017 Reminder Australia Post
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.
Update: Obviously, this date has passed, but the issue has appeared on Stamps of India under "forthcoming issues".
Update: PNG Post have published the latest predicted date.
August 2017 Thumb down Post PNG and Joint Stamp Issues
China
Details added 11 August 2017
Magpie: single featuring Eurasian Magpie (Pica pica). 28 August 2017 Reminder China Post
Papua New Guinea
New
Honey-buzzard identity corrected 17 August 2017
Rare Birds of PNG: 9 stamps featuring Slaty-backed Goshawk (Accipiter luteoschistaceus), New Britain Goshawk (Accipiter princeps), Collared Brush-turkey (Talegalla jobiensis), Black Honey-buzzard (Henicopernis infuscatus), Pygmy Eagle (Hieraaetus weiskei), Black-billed Brush-turkey (Talegalla fuscirostris), Pheasant Pigeon (Otidiphaps nobilis), Collared Sparrowhawk (Accipiter cirrocephalus) and Raggiana Bird-of-paradise (Paradisaea raggiana).
Update: Unfortunately, the designer has chosen the wrong photograph for a Black Honey-buzzard, and has chosen one of an Oriental Honey-buzzard (Pernis ptilorhynchus) which is not normally found in PNG. See more on my blog
24 August 2017 Reminder Post PNG
Japan
New
Japanese Pattern Series 3rd Collection: 10 stamps, with 4 featuring stylised birds, two of which are Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus) and Mandarin Duck (Aix galericulata). 5 July 2017 Thumb down Japan Post
South Georgia Landscapes: 4 stamps with one featuring King Penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus). These stamps may eventually be obtained directly from the Falkland Islands Philatelic Bureau. 15 August 2017 Tick Notification from Pobjoy Stamps
Falkland Is. Small Birds Definitives: 12 stamps featuring Blackish Cinclodes (Cinclodes antarcticus), Long-tailed Meadowlark (Sturnella loyca), Black-chinned Siskin (Carduelis barbata), Correndera Pipit (Anthus correndera), Cobb's Wren (Troglodytes cobbi), Canary-winged Finch (Melanodera melanodera), Austral Thrush (Turdus falcklandii), Two-banded Plover (Charadrius falklandicus), Sedge Wren (Cistothorus platensis), Dark-faced Ground-Tyrant (Muscisaxicola maclovianus), Rufous-chested Dotterel (Charadrius modestus) and South American Snipe (Gallinago paraguaiae). The Snipe makes its first appearance on Falkland stamps, but all the others have featured on earlier stamps from the islands. These stamps may eventually be obtained directly from the Falkland Islands Philatelic Bureau.
Update: A later email from Pobjoy informs us that there is also a booklet which consists of 10 x Local Rate (31p), featuring this stamp which shows Correndera Pipit (Anthus correndera), with a different design.
14 August 2017 Tick Notification from Pobjoy Stamps
Bangladesh
New
Stamp Day - single featuring a stamp from 1994 with Black-hooded Oriole (Oriolus xanthornus). 10 August 2017 Thumb down Commonwealth Stamps blog
Taiwan
New
Taiwan Scenery - 4 stamps with one featuring Chinese Crested Tern (Sterna bernsteini). 9 August 2017 Tick Taiwan Post
Korea N.
New
Bandung 2017: 4 miniature sheets with 2 featuring Greater Bird-of-paradise (Paradisaea apoda) and Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus). The Bandung Exhibition was scheduled for 3 to 7 August. 3 August 2017 Thumb down Correspondent and Yonhap News Agency
Liberia African Penguins: 7 stamps all featuring Jackass Penguin (Spheniscus demersus). 2 August 2017 Thumb down IGPC
New Zealand Recovering Native Birds: 5 stamps featuring Campbell Teal (Anas nesiotis), Black Stilt (Himantopus novaezelandiae), New Zealand Kaka (Nestor meridionalis), Saddleback (Philesturnus carunculatus) and Northern Red-breasted Plover (Charadrius aquilonius). 2 August 2017 Tick New Zealand Post
Canada Birds of Canada part 2: 5 stamps featuring Osprey (Pandion haliaetus), Gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus), Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata), Great Grey Owl (Strix nebulosa) and Common Loon (Gavia immer). The image was taken from Details for July and August (PDF) 1 August 2017 Tick Canada Post
Namibia The Programme for 2017 includes Rollers of Namibia: 5 stamps featuring European Roller (Coracias garrulus), Lilac-breasted Roller (Coracias caudata), Racket-tailed Roller (Coracias spatulata), Rufous-crowned Roller (Coracias naevia) and Broad-billed Roller (Eurystomus glaucurus). 1 August 2017 Reminder NamPost
Botswana
New
Date changed 14 August 2017
Endangered Birds of Botswana: The Bustards - sheet with 5 stamps portraying 6 species: Kori Bustard (Ardeotis kori), Black-bellied Bustard (Lissotis melanogaster), Red-crested Bustard (Eupodotis ruficrista), White-quilled Bustard (Eupodotis afraoides), Stanley Bustard (Neotis denhami) and Ludwig's Bustard (Neotis ludwigii). A correspondent sent me this image of the issue which he obtained at Bandung 2017, and it was announced in Botswana on the day of issue.
Update: Botswana Post sent me an image of the brochure for this issue that confirms that the issue date was earlier than the article referred to above.
1 August 2017 Reminder Correspondent and Botswana's Weekend Post
Ireland Death Centenary of Francis Ledwidge: single stamp featuring a Eurasian Blackbird (Turdus merula). The image was taken from the latest edition of The Collector (PDF) which has all the details of this issue. 27 July 2017 Thumb down Irish Post
Romania Welcome to Romania: 6 stamps with 2 featuring Little Egret (Egretta garzetta) and Middle Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos medius). Here's a direct link to the image of this issue. 26 July 2017 Thumb down Romania Post
Chad
Image added 23 August 2017
WWF: 4 stamps all featuring Arabian Bustard (Ardeotis arabs). 24 July 2017 Reminder WWF Stamps
New Zealand The Great Kiwi Road Trip: 14 stamps some of which may have small images of birds. 12 July 2017 Thumb down New Zealand Post
Tonga 25th Anniversary of 'Eua National Park: 4 stamps with 2 featuring Red Shining-Parrot (Prosopeia tabuensis). A souvenir sheet has the same species. 10 July 2017 Thumb down PCI Stamps and Commonwealth Stamps Opinion
Mongolia Owls - 4 stamps featuring Eurasian Eagle-Owl (Bubo bubo), Great Grey Owl (Strix nebulosa), Northern Hawk Owl (Surnia ulula) and Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiaca). 6 July 2017 Tick Natural Science Stamps
Japan Sea Creatures Series 1st Collection: 10 stamps, featuring various species of Penguin. 5 July 2017 Thumb down Japan Post
Antigua Peaceful Plovers: single souvenir sheet featuring Piping Plover (Charadrius melodus).
Update: There is also a miniature sheet with 3 stamps all with the same species. Strangely, this does not yet appear on IGPC's website, but is included in a Delcampe sale.
1 July 2017 Tick IGPC, Delcampe and Commonwealth Stamps blog
Ghana Colourful Birds. IGPC sent out a mailshot with various images including a sheet for Ghana featuring the same designs that were used on a Zambia issue of 2000. I'm in favour of recycling, but this is ridiculous! 14 June 2017 Thumb down IGPC
Sierra Leone WWF: 4 stamps all featuring Lesser Flamingo (Phoenicopterus minor). 30 May 2017 Thumb down WWF Stamps
Aland The Programme for 2017 includes a single stamp commemorating Finland's centenary, featuring Mute Swan (Cygnus olor). 24 May 2017 Reminder Aland Post
Aland Sauna traditions, Smoke sauna: 2 stamps, one has two decoy ducks hanging to the right of the door, which are intended to lure Common Eider (Somateria mollissima). This stamp was also issued by Finland. 24 May 2017 Thumb down Aland Post
Finland Sauna traditions, Smoke sauna: 5 stamps, one has two decoy ducks hanging to the right of the door, which are intended to lure Common Eider (Somateria mollissima). This stamp was also issued by Aland. 24 May 2017 Tick Finland Post
Bosnia Herzegovina Fauna: single featuring Lesser Spotted Eagle (Aquila pomarina) and a souvenir sheet with Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea). 20 April 2017 Reminder BH Post
Zimbabwe Recreational Fishing: 4 stamps. The 85c stamp has small images of birds, and the duck swimming looks like it could be Maccoa Duck (Oxyura maccoa). 30 January 2017 Thumb down Commonwealth Stamps blog
Tajikistan Year of the Rooster: 2 stamps. One features a family of Red Junglefowl (Gallus gallus) 20 January 2017 Thumb down Former Soviet Union New Issues
Grenada IGPC issued a mail shot showing new stamps in its "July issue", which included this stamp featuring Purple-banded Sunbird (Cinnyris bifasciatus), which does not seem to be on the IGPC website yet. ???? 2017 Thumb down Notification from IGPC
Antigua IGPC issued a mail shot showing new stamps in its "July issue", which included this stamp featuring Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiaca), which does not seem to be on the IGPC website yet.
Update: A sale on Ebay shows this particular issue.
???? 2017 Thumb down Notification from IGPC and Ebay
Antigua IGPC issued a mail shot showing new stamps in its "June issue", which included this stamp featuring Blue-and-yellow Macaw (Ara ararauna), which does not seem to be on the IGPC website yet.
Update: Commonwealth Stamps Opinion has published images of what we can assume is the full issue. It consists of a sheet with 6 stamps and one with 3 stamps. Species seem to be Blue-and-yellow Macaw (Ara ararauna) on 4, Scarlet Macaw (Ara macao) on 4 and Military Macaw (Ara militaris).
???? 2017 Thumb down Notification from IGPC and Commonwealth Stamps Opinion
Ghana
New
Animals of the World (National Geographic Creative): four stamps with one featuring Ashy-faced Owl (Tyto glaucops). This does not seem to be on the IGPC website yet. ???? 2017 Thumb down Commonwealth Stamps Opinion
Palau
New
Animals of the World (National Geographic Creative): four stamps with one featuring Alexandrine Parakeet (Psittacula eupatria). This does not seem to be on the IGPC website yet. ???? 2017 Thumb down Ebay
Guyana
New
Animals of the World (National Geographic Creative): four stamps with one featuring Red Bird-of-paradise (Paradisaea rubra). This does not seem to be on the IGPC website yet. ???? 2017 Thumb down Commonwealth Stamps Opinion
Senegal Environment: 2 stamps with one having a Marabou Stork (Leptoptilos crumeniferus). ???? 2017 Thumb down Delcampe
Last Updated
23 August 2017
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