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, x2, Cuba updated, Kyrgyzstan, Cook Is., Jersey updated, Serbia, Ecuador, Norway, Canada updated
Expected lateradded
 
Country Detail Date of Issue Status Source of information
Norway
New
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
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
New
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.
TAAF
New
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.
Jersey
Date confirmed 10 November 2017
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
Kyrgyzstan
New
25 Years of the National Bank of the Kyrgyz Republic: Sheetlet with 3 stamps, one featuring a coin which has Great Bustard (Otis tarda). 17 November 2017 Reminder Kyrgyz Express Post
Liechtenstein WWF Returnees: 4 stamps with 1 featuring White Stork (Ciconia ciconia). 13 November 2017 Thumb down Liechtenstein Post
Serbia
New
Young Animals: 4 stamps with one featuring Greater Rhea (Rhea americana). This FDC gives the date. 9 November 2017 Thumb down Delcampe
Alderney
New
Christmas: 7 stamps with one featuring a small image of a European Robin (Erithacus rubecula). 8 November 2017 Tick 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
Canada
New
Link to earlier stamp added 5 November 2017
Christmas Animals: 3 stamps, one featuring stylised Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis).
Update: A correspondent pointed out that in 2013 a small, stylised image of this species appeared on one of the stamps issued to celebrate Stella, a popular children's character.
3 November 2017 Tick Canada Post
Finland
New
Christmas Eve - single featuring a small image of a Eurasian Bullfinch (Pyrrhula pyrrhula). 3 November 2017 Thumb down Finland Post
Spain 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
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
Cuba
New
Identities confirmed 20 November 2017
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.
?? November 2017 Reminder Delcampe
Cook Is.
New
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
Greenland 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 Tick Swedish Philatelists Association
TAAF 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 Tick Philinfo French Post.
Ecuador
New
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 Reminder Belgian Post
Bulgaria
New
Date confirmed 25 October 2017
Sparrows: 4 stamps featuring Spanish Sparrow (Passer hispaniolensis), Eurasian Tree Sparrow (Passer montanus), House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) and Rock Petronia (Petronia petronia).
Update: This FDC gives the date and the issue has been listed here.
21 October 2017 Reminder Delcampe and Stamps of Bulgaria
New Caledonia 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 Tick Philinfo French 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
New
40th Anniversary of Plan International Honduras: 8 stamps, with one featuring Honduran Emerald (Amazilia luciae). 11 October 2017 Thumb down Delcampe
Paraguay 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 Thumb down Japan Post
Marshall Is.
New
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
New
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
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
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.
New
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.
New
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
Cuba 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
Last Updated
21 November 2017
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