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: TAAF, TAAF updated, Spain updated, St. Lucia, Vatican, Great Britain updated, Liberia, Grenadines of Grenada, Grenada, Nevis
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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 Reminder Bulgaria Stamps
Ukraine The Programme for 2019 includes "Europa National Birds" two stamps. April 2019 Reminder Correspondent
Moldova The Programme for 2019 includes "Europa National Birds" two stamps. April 2019 Reminder Moldova Post
Faroe Is. The Programme for 2019 includes Europa National Bird: 2 stamps featuring Black Guillemot (Cepphus grylle). 29 April 2019 Reminder 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 Reminder Spanish Post
Latvia The Programme for 2019 includes "Europa": 2 stamps featuring White Wagtail (Motacilla alba). 26 April 2019 Thumb down Latvia Post
Estonia The Programme for 2019 includes "EUROPA - national birds" 2 stamps but with no further details. 25 April 2019 Reminder 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 Reminder 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 Reminder Czechia Post
Bosnia Herzegovina (Rep Srpska) The Programme for 2019 includes Europa National Birds: 2 stamps with no further details. 24 April 2019 Reminder Poste Srpska
Spain
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Image added 15 March 2019
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 Reminder 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 Reminder Correspondent and PostEurop via the app
Liberia
New
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 Thumb down IGPC
Liberia
New
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 Tick 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 Reminder Romania Post via a Correspondent
Japan
New
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 Reminder 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 Reminder An Post and Europa Stamps
Iceland Europa: 2 stamps featuring White-tailed Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) and Gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus). 11 April 2019 Thumb down Europa Stamps
Norway Europa: 1 stamp featuring White-throated Dipper (Cinclus cinclus). 11 April 2019 Thumb down Norway Post and PostEurop via the app
Surinam
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The Programme for 2019 includes "Owls" 12 stamps. 10 April 2019 Thumb down Suriname Stamps
Lithuania The Plan for 2019 in Lithuanian: includes Europa 2 stamps but with no further details. 5 April 2019 Reminder Lithuania Post
Bosnia Herzegovina (Croat)
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The Plan for 2019: includes Europa 2 stamps featuring Eurasian Blue Tit (Cyanistes caeruleus) and Great Tit (Parus major). 5 April 2019 Reminder Croatian Post Mostar
Great Britain
Issue confirmed 8 March 2019
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 Reminder 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 Reminder Guernsey Stamps and Europa Stamps
Vatican City
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Europa: 2 stamps featuring Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) and Rock Pigeon (Columba livia). 19 March 2019 Reminder Europa Stamps
Belgium The programme for 2019 includes a single with Bearded Reedling (Panurus biarmicus). 18 March 2019 Reminder Belgian Post
Nevis
New
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 Tick IGPC
TAAF
New
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 Thumb down Le Cercle d'études postales polaires (CEPP) .
TAAF
New
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 Thumb down Le Cercle d'études postales polaires (CEPP) .
Liberia
New
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 Tick IGPC
Grenada Grenadines
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Wood Stork, a sheet of 6 all featuring Wood Stork (Mycteria americana). 12 March 2019 Thumb down 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 Thumb down Belposta
Liberia
New
African Openbill Stork: block of 3 stamps featuring African Openbill (Anastomus lamelligerus). 11 March 2019 Tick IGPC
Liberia
New
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 Tick IGPC
Marshall Is.
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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 Tick 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 Tick Israel Philatelic Federation
Australia
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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 Thumb down 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 Tick Jersey Stamps
Falkland Is.
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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 Tick Notification from Pobjoy Stamps
Liechtenstein The Programme for 2019, published in the latest stamp bulletin includes "Europa - National Birds", but with no further details. According to 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 Thumb down Liechtenstein Post
Spain
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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 Thumb down 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 Thumb down IGPC
San Marino Europa: 2 stamps featuring Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus). 26 February 2019 Reminder Europa Stamps
St Lucia
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40 Years Of Independence: 4 stamps with two featuring St. Lucia Warbler (Dendroica delicata) and St. Lucia Parrot (Amazona versicolor). ?? February 2019 Thumb down Commonwealth Stamps Opinion
Taiwan
New
Dongsha Atoll National Park: 4 stamps with one featuring White-breasted Waterhen (Amaurornis phoenicurus). 21 February 2019 Thumb down Chunghwa Post
Guyana
New
Valerie Rodway birth centenary: 4 stamps with one featuring Hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin). 12 February 2019 Thumb down IGPC
Grenada
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Definitive: single featuring Golden-capped Parakeet (Aratinga auricapillus). 1 February 2019 Thumb down 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 Tick Natural Science Stamps.
Aruba Sustainable Energy: 5 stamps with 4 having small images of birds which may all be identifiable. 30 November 2018 Reminder PostAruba
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17 March 2019
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