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: Alderney, Guernsey, Honduras, Paraguay, x2, Jordan, Aruba, Tristan da Cunha, Spain, Liechtenstein
Expected later
 
Country Detail Date of Issue Status Source of information
Liechtenstein
New
WWF Returnees: 4 stamps with 1 featuring White Stork (Ciconia ciconia). 13 November 2017 Thumb down Liechtenstein Post
Alderney
New
Christmas: 7 stamps with one featuring a small image of a European Robin (Erithacus rubecula). 8 November 2017 Reminder Guernsey Stamps and Commonwealth Stamps Opinion
Guernsey
New
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
Japan Forest Gifts Series 1 Vol. 1: 2 sheets, each with 10 stamps. One of the 62 yen stamps has Long-tailed Tit (Aegithalos caudatus) though this species in Japan may have a white head. One of the 82 yen stamps has Black Woodpecker (Dryocopus martius), another has 2 birds that may be species of Tit, and a third has a stylised hawk. 8 November 2017 Reminder Japan Post
Spain
New
12 months 12 stamps: Soria - a continuation of this series, this one features a small image of a Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea). 2 November 2017 Reminder Spanish Post
Jersey
New
A recent blog shows the Christmas stamps with one stamp featuring a small image of a European Robin (Erithacus rubecula). ?? November 2017 Thumb down Commonwealth Stamps Opinion
Greenland
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Birdlife in the Arctic and Antarctica: joint issue with TAAF - 2 stamps featuring South Polar Skua (Stercorarius maccormicki), Arctic Tern (Sterna paradisaea) and White-tailed Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla). 27 October 2017 Reminder Swedish Philatelists Association
TAAF
New
Birdlife in the Arctic and Antarctica: joint issue with Greenland - 2 stamps featuring South Polar Skua (Stercorarius maccormicki), Arctic Tern (Sterna paradisaea) and Emperor Penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri). The image was taken from Philinfo for October 2017. 27 October 2017 Reminder Philinfo French 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 Reminder Belgian Post
Isle of Man Twelve Days of Christmas: 12 stamps featuring Red-legged Partridge (Alectoris rufa), European Turtle-Dove (Streptopelia turtur), Eurasian Blackbird (Turdus merula), Canada Goose (Branta canadensis) and Mute Swan (Cygnus olor). 19 October 2017 Reminder Isle of Man Post
New Caledonia
New
Diurnal Raptors: 4 stamps featuring Osprey (Pandion haliaetus), Swamp Harrier (Circus approximans), Whistling Kite (Haliastur sphenurus) and White-bellied Goshawk (Accipiter haplochrous). The image was taken from Philinfo for October 2017. 17 October 2017 Reminder Philinfo French Post.
Australia
New
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.
Jordan
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Birds Native to Jordan: 6 stamps featuring Rock Pigeon (Columba livia), European Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis), Long-legged Buzzard (Buteo rufinus), Eurasian Blackbird (Turdus merula), Chukar (Alectoris chukar) and Pale Rosefinch (Carpodacus synoicus). 13 October 2017 Reminder Delcampe
Tristan da Cunha
New
WWF: 4 stamps all featuring Rockhopper Penguin (Eudyptes chrysocome). 13 October 2017 Tick Notification from Pobjoy Stamps
Taiwan
Date reverted 1 October 2017
Conservation of Birds: sheet with 4 stamps and a souvenir sheet featuring Pheasant-tailed Jacana (Hydrophasianus chirurgus).
Update: This pamphlet on a Delcampe sale informs us of a revised programme.
Update: A seller in Taiwan informs me that the issue date has not been changed.
11 October 2017 Reminder Taiwan Post
Honduras
New
40th Anniversary of Plan International Honduras: 8 stamps, with one featuring Honduran Emerald (Amazilia luciae). 11 October 2017 Thumb down Delcampe
Paraguay
New
UPAEP - Touristic Places: sheetlet with one stamp featuring Chilean Flamingo (Phoenicopterus chilensis). 9 October 2017 Reminder Natural Science Stamps
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 Reminder Japan Post
Australia
New
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
New
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
New
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
Costa Rica
New
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
New
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
New
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
New
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
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
St. Maarten
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Birds: sheet with 20 stamps featuring Purple-throated Carib (Eulampis jugularis), American Kestrel (Falco sparverius), Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis), Bananaquit (Coereba flaveola), Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus), Antillean Crested Hummingbird (Orthorhyncus cristatus), Black-faced Grassquit (Tiaris bicolor), Green-throated Carib (Eulampis holosericeus), Merlin (Falco columbarius) and Lesser Antillean Bullfinch (Loxigilla noctis). The top half of the sheet has the birds' names in Dutch, and the lower half has the scientific name. 31 August 2017 Tick WOPA Stamps
Papua New Guinea 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
Update: Unfortunately, the designer seems to have invented an image for the Slaty-backed Goshawk and has chosen the wrong photograph for a New Britain Goshawk, selecting one of a Grey Goshawk (Accipiter novaehollandiae) which is not normally found in PNG. See more on my blog
Update: Unfortunately, the designer has chosen the wrong photograph for a Pygmy Eagle, and has chosen one of the closely related Little Eagle (Hieraaetus morphnoides) taken in Australia. See more on my blog
24 August 2017 Reminder Post PNG
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
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
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
Cuba
New
Environment Day: 6 stamps and souvenir sheet. Two of the stamps feature Caribbean Flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber) and Cuban Tody (Todus multicolor). The stamp with a Crocodile also has the small image of a white, stork-like bird which needs identifying. From this poor image, I would guess it is probably White Ibis (Eudocimus albus). 5 June 2017 Thumb down Delcampe
Sierra Leone WWF: 4 stamps all featuring Lesser Flamingo (Phoenicopterus minor). 30 May 2017 Thumb down WWF 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
Netherlands One we missed in 2013! Rijksmuseum: sheet with 10 stamps with one featuring Mute Swan (Cygnus olor) based on this painting which also appeared on a Gambian stamp issued in 2000. 25 March 2013 Thumb down Dutch Post
Last Updated
16 October 2017
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