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: Burma (Myanmar), Kyrgyzstan, France, Luxembourg, Russia updated, Gibraltar updated, Finland
Expected later updated
Country Detail Date of Issue Status Source of information
Australia Post's first products for 2023: include Fairywrens: 4 stamps featuring Lovely Fairywren (Malurus amabilis), Red-backed Fairywren (Malurus melanocephalus), Superb Fairywren (Malurus cyaneus) and Purple-crowned Fairywren (Malurus coronatus). The issue was announced in Australia Post's Stamp Bulletin 381. 21 February 2023 Reminder Commonwealth Stamps Opinion
Tender Animals: booklet with 12 stamps including a few birds, namely Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus), European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster) and Short-tailed Albatross (Phoebastria albatrus). 5 February 2023 Thumb down Phil-Ouest
Image Added 18 December 2022
The plan for 2023 includes "Birds of Belarus. European turtle dove": single hopefully featuring European Turtle-Dove (Streptopelia turtur). Belpost has published an image of the stamp 3 February 2023 Reminder Belarus Post
Burma (Myanmar)
Endemic Birds: Commonwealth Stamps Opinion has published details of the remaining 5 stamps, but we await issue dates. The species we can expect are:
Burmese Prinia (Prinia cooki ),
Ayeyarwady Bulbul (Pycnonotus blanfordi),
White-browed Nuthatch (Sitta victoriae),
Burmese Collared-Dove (Streptopelia xanthocycla) and
Black-browed Tit (Burmese) (Aegithalos iouschistos sharpei).
Some of these birds are not recognised by Clements as full species, having been recently split.
31 January 2023 Reminder Commonwealth Stamps Opinion
Bird of the Year: single featuring House Sparrow (Passer domesticus). 30 January 2023 Reminder Kyrgyzstan Post
Issue date corrected 20 December 2022
BPost has published images in a PDF of all the stamps to be issued in 2023, which includes two new Buzin birds: The first has Red Knot (Calidris canutus). 23 January 2023 Tick Belgian Post Thanks to correspondent
More issues added to the plan for 2023 including "the Everglades (Priority Mail)": single featuring Great Egret (Ardea alba and Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias). Other birds in flight need closer examination. 22 January 2023 Reminder Virtual Stamp Club
Finland's first stamps for 2023: 5 stamps are shown for Spring with one featuring Mute Swan (Cygnus olor). 18 January 2023 Thumb down Finland Post.
Phalarope de Wilson: single featuring
Wilson's Phalarope (Phalaropus tricolor). The image is taken from Phil'Info for January 2023.
7 January 2023 Reminder Le Carré D'Encre
Île aux Cochons: single stamp featuring a bird on the ground which could be Brown Skua (Stercorarius antarctica). The image is taken from Phil'Info for January 2023. 2 January 2023 Thumb down Le Carré D'Encre.
Albatros fuligineux: block with one stamp featuring Light-mantled Albatross (Phoebetria palpebrata). The image is taken from Phil'Info for January 2023. 2 January 2023 Thumb down Le Carré D'Encre.
Ecological Restoration: block with one stamp featuring a few birds which may be identifiable. The image is taken from Phil'Info for January 2023. 2 January 2023 Thumb down Le Carré D'Encre.
Burma (Myanmar)
Endemic Birds of Myanmar: The next one has been announced, and features
Ayeyarwady Bulbul (Pycnonotus blanfordi),
31 January 2023 Reminder Myanmar Post
Common Life in Nature: 2 stamps. One has a hummingbird which may be Green Violet-ear (Colibri thalassinus). The other has an Impala with attendant Oxpeckers 14 December 2022 Thumb down Turkish Post
Birds of Argentina and Poland: 2 stamps, featuring Rufous Hornero (Furnarius rufus and Crested Tit (Lophophanes cristatus). This FDC confirms the date. 25 November 2022 Thumb down Delcampe
Christmas: 2 stamps each with a small bird, featuring European Robin (Erithacus rubecula) and Great Tit (Parus major). 15 November 2022 Reminder PhilatéLux
Sales on Delcampe have the Bangladesh issue: 2 stamps featuring Zebra Dove (Geopelia striata) and Oriental Magpie-Robin (Copsychus saularis). This FDC confirms the date. 15 November 2022 Thumb down Delcampe
China I have received news that China will issue a set of 5 stamps featuring National Parks. One of the stamps has Cabot's Tragopan (Tragopan caboti). Here is the official announcement. 5 November 2022 Thumb down Correspondent
Warbler' added 23 January  2023
The twelve Days of Christmas: 6 stamps and 1 miniature sheet containing 6 other different stamps. The birds featured include Red-legged Partridge (Alectoris rufa), European Turtle-Dove (Streptopelia turtur) and Mute Swan (Cygnus olor).
Update 23/1/23 I overlooked that the yellow "calling bird" is actually a Prothonotary Warbler (Protonotaria citrea) an unexpected addition to the European collection.
2 November 2022 Reminder Gibraltar Post
Biosphere Reserves. Charyn: one souvenir sheet of 3 stamps with one featuring Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos). 18 October 2022 Thumb down KazPost
National Stamp - Centenary of the establishment of the Irish Free State: single featuring Corn Crake (Crex crex). 13 October 2022 Thumb down AnPost
Endemic Fauna of India: 8 stamps with one featuring: Indian Nuthatch (Sitta castanea). Although I have previously avoided new stamps from this country, I cannot find this set listed by Stamperija. This FDC gives the date. 15 August 2022 Thumb down Delcampe
Oriole' corrected 22 October  2022
International Correspondence Week: 5 stamps with one featuring Black-naped Oriole (Oriolus chinensis).
Update 22/10/22 A closer view of the bird shows that my original identification was not correct. It is probably best listed as Eurasian Golden Oriole (Oriolus oriolus) which does not occur in Japan.
7 October 2022 Thumb down Japanese Stamps
Botswana Pel's Owl in Botswana: 4 stamps all featuring Pel's Fishing-Owl (Scotopelia peli). 31 August 2022 Thumb down Notification (PDF) from Botswana Post
Tonga Birdpex9: sheet of 6 stamps featuring Banded Lapwing (Vanellus tricolor), Black-fronted Dotterel (Elseyornis melanops), Red-backed Kingfisher (Todirhamphus pyrrhopygius), Pacific Heron (Ardea pacifica), Black-tailed Nativehen (Tribonyx ventralis) and Australian Pratincole (Stiltia isabella). 26 August 2022 Thumb down Philatelic Collector Inc.
Penrhyn Birdpex9: souvenir sheet featuring White-fronted Tern (Sterna striata). 26 August 2022 Thumb down Philatelic Collector Inc.
Niuafo'ou Birdpex9: souvenir sheet featuring Sooty Oystercatcher (Haematopus fuliginosus). 26 August 2022 Thumb down Philatelic Collector Inc.
Cook Is. Birdpex9: souvenir sheet featuring White-headed Stilt (Himantopus leucocephalus). 26 August 2022 Thumb down Philatelic Collector Inc.
Colombia Colombian characters: sheet with 9 stamps, with one featuring Eurasian Skylark (Alauda arvensis). The unfortunate choice of a non-Colombian bird is because critics of the poetess, Josefa Andrade Berti's, poetic work called her "Alondra (alauda) of the Pamplonita". 25 August 2022 Thumb down and Correspondent
Argentina in Antarctica - 4 stamps with one featuring Chinstrap Penguin (Pygoscelis antarctica). This FDC gives the date. 18 August 2022 Thumb down Delcampe
Japan World Heritage Series: Amami Oshima, Tokunoshima, Northern Okinawa Island and Iriomote Island: 10 stamps, with three featuring Crested Serpent-Eagle (Spilornis cheela), Lidth's Jay (Garrulus lidthi) and Okinawa Rail (Gallirallus okinawae). 10 August 2022 Thumb down Japan Philately
Romania Hummingbirds: 4 stamps listed as featuring Ruby-throated Hummingbird (Archilochus colubris), Bee Hummingbird (Mellisuga helenae), Giant Hummingbird (Patagona gigas) and Allen's Hummingbird (Selasphorus sasin). A sale on Delcampe shows the 4 stamps 29 July 2022 Thumb down Romania Post and Delcampe
Isle of Man The Creative Network: 10 stamps with one featuring Eurasian Wren (Troglodytes troglodytes). 28 July 2022 Thumb down IoM Post
New Caledonia Le phare du Cap N'Dua: single which includes flying gulls which are probably Silver Gull (Larus novaehollandiae), the only gull listed for the island.
Update 1/11/22 It has been pointed out to me that the head pattern is more suggestive of Tern sp., but the wing pattern indicates that these are best left as "fantasy birds".
25 July 2022 Thumb down French Post.
Guernsey Seagull Mischief: 4 stamps all featuring probable European Herring Gull (Larus argentatus). The images are in an advertisement in the June issue of Gibbons Stamp Monthly. Here's the link on Guernsey Stamps. 22 June 2022 Thumb down Guernsey Stamps
Norfolk Is. Norfolk Island Morepork- Back from the Brink: 2 stamps featuring Morepork (Ninox novaeseelandiae). The issue is announced in Australia Post's Stamp Bulletin 377. 21 June 2022 Thumb down Australia Post
Identification suggested by Tino Mischler added 24 January 2023
100th Anniversary of the K. Timiryazev State Biological Museum: single stamp showing a few exhibits. One shows a bird in flight which could be difficult to identify. Here's the best image of the bird I could find.
Update 24/1/23 I have received a suggestion that this bird is probably Red-necked Grebe (Podiceps grisegena) with bleached wings due to it being a museum exhibit.
6 May 2022 Tick Russia Post
Korea (N)
National Symbols of Flora and Fauna: 4 stamps with one featuring Northern Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis). ???? 2022 Thumb down Delcampe
Tajikistan RCC Parks and Gardens. Iram Botanical Garden: 4 stamps with some featuring Mute Swan (Cygnus olor) and Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus). I assume the swans are not wild. ???? 2022 Thumb down Delcampe
Cuba Protected Areas of Cuba: 5 stamps with one featuring Yellow-headed Warbler (Teretistris fernandinae). The stamps are dated "2021", but without finding a FDC, I cannot give the date of issue. ???? 2021 Thumb down Delcampe
Last Updated
5 February 2023
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