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: Tanzania, Cuba, x2, Romania, Spain updated, Russia, Peru, x2, Japan
Expected lateradded
 
Country Detail Date of Issue Status Source of information
Estonia
New
The Programme for 2018 includes the bird of the year: Eurasian Capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus). 30 March 2018 Reminder Estonia Post
Belarus
New
Nature Reserves: 2 stamps featuring Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa), White-tailed Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla), Green Woodpecker (Picus viridis), White-backed Woodpecker (Dendrocopos leucotos) and Black Stork (Ciconia nigra). March 2018 Reminder Belarus Post
Belarus The Programme for 2018 includes the bird of the year: European Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis). March 2018 Reminder Belpost
Japan My traveling stamp letter book (Fuji): sheet with 5 pairs of stamps. One stamp has probable Whooper Swan (Cygnus cygnus). 2 March 2018 Thumb down Japan Post
Spain
Date amended 11 January 2018
12 months 12 stamps: León - a continuation of this series, this one features a Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis).
Update: I was confused by an earlier issue celebrating León as the Spanish Capital of Gastronomy. That stamp does not feature a bird.
1 March 2018 Reminder Spanish Post
Switzerland The First Part of the Programme for 2018 includes Animals of the Forest, 4 stamps with one featuring Great Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos major). 1 March 2018 Thumb down Swiss Post
Faroe Is.
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The issuing programme for 2018 includes 2 stamps to illustrate "seabird fowling", which involves catching cliff-nesting seabirds with a net on a long pole. The birds all appear to be Atlantic Puffin (Fratercula arctica). 26 February 2018 Thumb down Faroes Post
Norway Bouvet island: 2 stamps, one featuring Chinstrap Penguin (Pygoscelis antarctica). 16 February 2018 Thumb down Posten
Spain
New
12 months 12 stamps: Girona - a continuation of this series, this one features a Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos). I do not have an image of this stamp yet. 1 February 2018 Thumb down Correspondent who found this in a publication from Spanish Post
Belgium Belgium Post has published its 2018 Programme in PDF format. I have extracted this image showing a new definitive by Buzin featuring Red-crested Pochard (Netta rufina). 20 January 2018 Reminder Belgian Post via a correspondent
Peru
New
Fauna in Danger of Extinction: 2 stamps that were dropped from the 2017 programme because the names were swapped. So now we can collect the correctly labelled Oilbird (Steatornis caripensis). 19 January 2018 Reminder Correspondent who sent me the Programme for 2018
Russia
New
Fauna of Russia. Woodpeckers: 4 stamps featuring Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos minor), Green Woodpecker (Picus viridis), Black Woodpecker (Dryocopus martius) and Great Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos major). 16 January 2018 Reminder Marka
Peru
New
International Year of Sustainable Tourism: 2 stamps featuring Green-and-white Hummingbird (Amazilia viridicauda) and Masked Fruiteater (Pipreola pulchra). 15 January 2018 Reminder Correspondent who sent me the Programme for 2018
Romania
New
Cranes of the World: 4 stamps and souvenir sheet featuring Brolga (Grus rubicunda), Red-crowned Crane (Grus japonensis), Demoiselle Crane (Anthropoides virgo), Siberian Crane (Grus leucogeranus) and Black Crowned-Crane (Balearica pavonina). Here's a direct link to the image of this issue. 12 January 2018 Reminder Romania Post
New Zealand
New
2018 Year of the Dog: 4 stamps. The top value has 2 small images of flying birds which seem to be variations of the image used on one of the set issued for the 2016 Year of the Monkey. The smaller image may reduce the apparent stylisation, but it still will not get on my page for Bar-tailed Godwit (Limosa lapponica). 10 January 2018 Thumb down New Zealand Post
Belarus
New
Chicks: 4 stamps featuring Common Ringed Plover (Charadrius hiaticula), Common Tern (Sterna hirundo), Hazel Grouse (Bonasa bonasia) and Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea). 3 January 2018 Tick Belarus Post
TAAF
New
The Programme for 2018: includes a single souvenir sheet featuring Salvin's Prion (Pachyptila salvini) which some authorities list as MacGillivray's Prion (Pachyptila macgillivrayi). It also includes a sheet of 4 stamps featuring protected fauna of TAAF, which includes Wandering Albatross (Diomedea exulans amsterdamensis) and Emperor Penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri). 2 January 2018 Thumb down Le Cercle d'études postales polaires (CEPP) .
Norway Birds: 3 splendid stamps featuring Great Grey Owl (Strix nebulosa), Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiaca) and Rough-legged Hawk (Buteo lagopus). 2 January 2018 Reminder Posten
Papua New Guinea
Date of Indian issue added 30 December 2017
PNG does not have the stamps yet 11 January 2018
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. Images of the Indian stamps have appeared on Stamps of India naming the date, so I assume PNG has issued these stamps now.
Update: Phila-Mirror reports that PNG is awaiting delivery of its stamps from India.
30 December 2017 Thumb down Post PNG and Joint Stamp Issues
India
New
Joint issue with PNG: This souvenir sheet shows the Indian stamps, featuring Raggiana Bird-of-paradise (Paradisaea raggiana) and Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus). 30 December 2017 Thumb down Stamps of India
Tanzania Wildlife of Africa, a sheet of 6 stamps with one featuring Lesser Flamingo (Phoenicopterus minor). 17 December 2017 Thumb down IGPC
Sri Lanka
New
Endemic Birds of Sri Lanka: 4 stamps featuring Black-crested Bulbul (Pycnonotus melanicterus), Sri Lanka Warbler (Elaphrornis palliseri), Chestnut-backed Owlet (Glaucidium castanotum) and Sri Lanka Drongo (Dicrurus lophorinus). 16 December 2017 Reminder Sri Lanka Post
Turkey
New
Lakes: 2 stamps, with one featuring a very red Flamingo, which would be representing the native species, Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus), but which looks more like Caribbean Flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber). 12 December 2017 Thumb down Turkish Post
Marshall Is. The Programme for 2017 includes a set of 10 "No longer endangered species" featuring Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus), Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), California Condor (Gymnogyps californianus), Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis), Whooping Crane (Grus americana), Piping Plover (Charadrius melodus), Wood Stork (Mycteria americana), Hawaiian Goose (Branta sandvicensis), Palau Ground-Dove (Gallicolumba canifrons) and Kirtland's Warbler (Dendroica kirtlandii). 11 December 2017 Thumb down Unicover
TAAF Adelie Penguins: single featuring Adelie Penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae). The image was taken from Philinfo for December 2017. 8 December 2017 Thumb down Philinfo French Post.
Papua New Guinea
New
PNG's assumption of the Chairmanship of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation group of nations: The issue comprises 6 stamps and 3 miniature sheets. So far as I can make out from the very complex designs, only one stamp features a bird which is probably a Raggiana Bird-of-paradise (Paradisaea raggiana). 4 December 2017 Thumb down Commonwealth Stamps Opinion
Bhutan
New
Date added 31 December 2017
Pheasants of Bhutan: sheetlet with 6 stamps and a souvenir sheet featuring Blood Pheasant (Ithaginis cruentus), Himalayan Monal (Lophophorus impejanus), Kalij Pheasant (Lophura leucomelanos), Tibetan Snowcock (Tetraogallus tibetanus), Tibetan Partridge (Perdix hodgsoniae), Snow Partridge (Lerwa lerwa) and Satyr Tragopan (Tragopan satyra). Commonwealth Stamps Opinion confirmed the date of issue. 30 November 2017 Tick Delcampe and Commonwealth Stamps Opinion
TAAF Fauna of Europa Island: sheetlet of 4 stamps, 2 featuring White-tailed Tropicbird (Phaethon lepturus) and Great Frigatebird (Fregata minor). The image was taken from Philinfo for December 2017. 30 November 2017 Thumb down Philinfo French Post.
Caribbean Netherlands
New
Endangered Species: 3 souvenir sheets each with a circular stamp. The one for Bonaire has Yellow-shouldered Parrot (Amazona barbadensis). 27 November 2017 Thumb down WOPA Stamps
Jersey Christmas: 8 stamps with one featuring a small image of a European Robin (Erithacus rubecula). 20 November 2017 Thumb down Jersey Post and Commonwealth Stamps Opinion
Liechtenstein WWF Returnees: 4 stamps with 1 featuring White Stork (Ciconia ciconia). 13 November 2017 Thumb down Liechtenstein Post
Serbia Young Animals: 4 stamps with one featuring Greater Rhea (Rhea americana). This FDC gives the date. 9 November 2017 Thumb down Delcampe
Guernsey Christmas: 7 stamps with one featuring a small image of a European Robin (Erithacus rubecula). 8 November 2017 Thumb down Guernsey Stamps and Commonwealth Stamps Opinion
Finland Christmas Eve - single featuring a small image of a Eurasian Bullfinch (Pyrrhula pyrrhula). 3 November 2017 Thumb down Finland Post
Christmas Is. Christmas: 2 stamps with a few birds added for us! They look like Brown Booby (Sula leucogaster) and White-tailed Tropicbird (Phaethon lepturus). Details of the issue appear in the online version of Stamp Bulletin 350. 1 November 2017 Thumb down Australia Post and Commonwealth Stamps Opinion
Bolivia
New
Birds in Danger of Extinction: 2 stamps featuring Swallow-tailed Cotinga (Phibalura flavirostris) and Horned Curassow (Pauxi unicornis). 18 October 2017 Reminder Natural Science Stamps
Bhutan
New
National Symbols of Bhutan: 4 souvenir sheets with one featuring Common Raven (Corvus corax). ???? 2017 Thumb down Delcampe
Cook Is. WWF: 4 stamps in various formats, all featuring Bristle-thighed Curlew (Numenius tahitiensis). This issue has not appeared on Philatelic Collector Inc.'s website. ???? 2017 Thumb down WWF Stamps
Ecuador Darwin and Wolf Sanctuary: booklet of 8 stamps with one featuring a probable: Blue-footed Booby (Sula nebouxii). It's not a very clear image, but the bottom right stamp seems to have a bird displaying. 24 October 2017 Thumb down Ecuador Post
Belgium The High Fens Nature Reserve: a sheet of 10 stamps, with 3 featuring Eurasian Nutcracker (Nucifraga caryocatactes), Black Grouse (Tetrao tetrix) and Boreal Owl (Aegolius funereus). Unfortunately, all 3 species have appeared on earlier Buzin stamps. 23 October 2017 Tick Belgian Post
Australia Fair Dinkum Aussie Alphabet 3: 5 stamps with the one for "G" featuring Galah (Eolophus roseicapillus) and the one for "J" featuring a Jabiru (Jabiru mycteria) - a native of South America! In Australia, the Black-necked Stork (Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus) is also known as a "Jabiru", so perhaps the designer chose the wrong bird for the stamp. The image is taken from the online version of Stamp Bulletin 349. 17 October 2017 Thumb down Australia Post.
Honduras 40th Anniversary of Plan International Honduras: 8 stamps, with one featuring Honduran Emerald (Amazilia luciae). 11 October 2017 Thumb down Delcampe
Japan International Letter-writing Week: 5 stamps. The two 70 yen stamps have this image which has a bird which I cannot immediately identify. 6 October 2017 Thumb down Japan Post
Marshall Is. Eyes of Nature: sheet of 10 stamps with 2 featuring probable Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) and Blue-and-yellow Macaw (Ara ararauna). 4 October 2017 Thumb down Natural Science Stamps
Australia Concession Stamp: single featuring a silhouette of an Emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae). The issue is described in Stamp Bulletin 349. 2 October 2017 Thumb down Australia Post and Commonwealth Stamps Opinion
Paraguay Youth: 2 stamps with one stamp featuring Glittering-bellied Emerald (Chlorostilbon aureoventris) as confirmed by the photographer. 29 September 2017 Thumb down Natural Science Stamps
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
Aruba Island Views: 8 stamps with 2 having small images of Brown-throated Parakeet (Aratinga pertinax) and Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis). 29 September 2017 Thumb down PostAruba
Nevis Nevis National Bird: sheet with 6 stamps all featuring Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis). 28 September 2017 Thumb down IGPC
Costa Rica UPAEP - Touristic Places: 2 stamps with one featuring Great Green Macaw (Ara ambigua). 27 September 2017 Thumb down San Carlos Daily News after seeing a Delcampe sale
South Georgia 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
Colombia Colombia BIO Programme: single stamp featuring a very close up Blue-and-yellow Macaw (Ara ararauna). 22 September 2017 Reminder 4-72: Colombia Post
Japan Traditional Colour Series 1st Collection: 20 stamps, with 1 of the higher value stamps featuring a stylised bird, which could be Eurasian Siskin (Carduelis spinus). 21 September 2017 Thumb down Japan Post
Moldova Fauna in painting: 4 stamps with one featuring domesticated Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo). 15 September 2017 Thumb down Moldova Post
Surinam UPAEP - Touristic Places: 2 stamps with one featuring Grey-winged Trumpeter (Psophia crepitans). 13 September 2017 Thumb down Natural Science Stamps
Faroe Is. The Seven Swans - 2 stamps featuring stylised Whooper Swan (Cygnus cygnus). 8 September 2017 Thumb down Faroes Post
Taiwan Paintings - 4 stamps with one featuring Eurasian Magpie (Pica pica). 6 September 2017 Thumb down Taiwan Post
Antigua Animals of the World (National Geographic Creative): the souvenir sheet has Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiaca). 14 August 2017 Thumb down Notification from IGPC and Ebay
Bangladesh Stamp Day - single featuring a stamp from 1994 with Black-hooded Oriole (Oriolus xanthornus). 10 August 2017 Thumb down Commonwealth Stamps blog
St. Vincent Flamingos: 2 sheets with 6 stamps includes featuring Caribbean Flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber) on 4 stamps and Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus) on 2. 9 August 2017 Thumb down IGPC
Korea N. Definitives featuring National emblems of North Korea: 4 stamps, one of which features a Northern Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis). 8 August 2017 Thumb down Natural Science Stamps
Guyana Tropical Toucans: Six stamps featuring Black-mandibled Toucan (Ramphastos ambiguus), Toco Toucan (Ramphastos toco), Keel-billed Toucan (Ramphastos sulfuratus) on 3 stamps and Red-billed Toucan (Ramphastos tucanus). 7 August 2017 Thumb down IGPC
Marshall Is. Honoring the Art of Paul Calle: sheet of 20 stamps with one featuring a Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus). 4 August 2017 Thumb down Natural Science Stamps
Korea N. 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
Sierra Leone WWF: 4 stamps all featuring Lesser Flamingo (Phoenicopterus minor). 30 May 2017 Thumb down WWF Stamps
Korea S.
New
National Parks Service Anniversaries: two stamps, one of which features a small image of a Fairy Pitta (Pitta nympha). 29 May 2017 Thumb down Korea Stamps
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
Cuba
Species on souvenir sheet added 5 January 2018
Birds of Prey: 6 stamps featuring American Kestrel (Falco sparverius), Merlin (Falco columbarius), Common Black-Hawk (Buteogallus anthracinus), Snail Kite (Rostrhamus sociabilis), Broad-winged Hawk (Buteo platypterus) and Cuban Pygmy-Owl (Glaucidium siju).
Update: There is a souvenir sheet for this issue featuring Burrowing Owl (Athene cunicularia).
Update: This sale confirms the identities.
Update: This series of FDCs confirms the date.
Update: The souvenir sheet is imperforate, so I suppose all species on the sheet should be listed. They are Merlin (Falco columbarius), a hawk which is probably identifiable, Barn Owl (Tyto alba) and probable Burrowing Owl (Athene cunicularia).
16 January 2017 Tick Delcampe
Cuba
New
Brasiliana 2017: 6 stamps and a souvenir sheet featuring Red-cowled Cardinal (Paroaria dominicana), Golden Parakeet (Guarouba guarouba), Gilt-edged Tanager (Tangara cyanoventris), Saw-billed Hermit (Ramphodon naevius), Banded Cotinga (Cotinga maculata), Araripe Manakin (Antilophia bokermanni) and Lear's Macaw (Anodorhynchus leari). ???? 2017 Thumb down Delcampe
Cuba
New
Cuban Beaches: 6 stamps and a souvenir sheet. Two of the stamps have Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis) and Laughing Gull (Larus atricilla). ???? 2017 Thumb down Delcampe
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15 January 2018
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