SOUTHERN AFRICAN BIRDS ON STAMPS
NEW SPECIES

This is a list of the newer species and
 the year in which they first appeared on a stamp

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Racket-tailed Roller

  I have listed below the first occurrence of any new species as I have found them since 1995. 
 Any additions or corrections to the list would be welcomed as well as any stamps to fill the gaps.
  Stamps identified with ** are new additions to be included in Roberts 7.
This list was updated 6 May 2001
 Additional stamps added May 2002
Additional stamps added May 2004

 

1995

R113.jpg (11387 bytes) R113 (Cl 27.1180) 
Southern Pochard 
(Netta erythrorhyncha)

Ghana SG 2125 400c
R777.jpg (12924 bytes) R777 (Cl 166.0260) Orange-breasted Sunbird 
(Nectarinia violacea)

CAR 

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R871 (Cl 196.0900) Lemon-breasted Canary (Serinus citrinipectus)
South Africa SG 815a 85c 
 

 

1996

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R45 (Cl 12.0060) 
White-bellied Storm Petrel
(Fregatta grallaria)
French Southern & Antarctic Territories SG 362 2f 70
 

White-throated Robin 
United Arab Emirates SG 528 3d.  This is not the same as the SA White-throated Robin.

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R855 (Cl 193.1390) Cut-throat Finch 
(Amadina fasciata)

Gambia SG 2385 D5
 

 

1997

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R156 (Cl 30.1300) 
Ovambo Sparrow Hawk
(Accipiter ovamboensis)
Botswana SG868 P5
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R261 (Cl 60.0020) 
Long-toed Plover 
(Vanellus crassirostris)

Ghana SG 2472 C500

R275.jpg (15044 bytes) R275 (Cl 62.0700) 
Long-toed Stint 
(Calidris subminuta)
Mozambique SG 1449 8000m
   

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R298 (Cl 58.0010) 
Water Dikkop 
(Burhinus vermiculatus)

South Africa SG 986 Std Postage
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R550 (Cl 189.1150) White-necked Raven (Corvus albicollis)
Ghana SG 2536 C500

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R847 (Cl 193.0610) Black-cheeked Waxbill (Estrilda erythronotos)
Namibia SG 711 60c
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R849 (Cl 193.0480) 
Cinderella Waxbill 
(Estrilda thomensis)

Namibia SG 710 50c

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R854 (Cl 193.0650) Orange-breasted Waxbill (Sporaeginthus subflavus)
Ghana SG 2547 C1000
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R946** (Cl 76.1050) White-browed Coucal (Centropus superciliosus)
Ghana SG 2542 C800

1998

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R46 (Cl 12.0050) 
Black-bellied Storm Petrel 
(Fregatta tropica)
British Antarctic Territories SG 295 30p
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R168 (Cl 30.0810) 
Black Harrier 
(Circus Maurus)
 
South Africa SG 1069 Std

 

R341 (Cl 68.0380) Lesser Noddy
(Anous tenuirostris)
Grenadines of Grenada SG 2586 $1.50
 

R515 (Cl 122.0420) Chestnut-backed Finchlark  
(Eremopterix leucotis)
Eritrea SG 411 3n

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R553 (Cl 160.0350) 
Northern Grey Tit 
(Parus griseiventris)
Zimbabwe SG 977 $5.60
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R607 (Cl 142.1180) Swynnerton's Robin (Swynnertonia swynnertoni)
Zimbabwe SG 979 $9.90

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R646 (Cl 139.0980) 
Chirinda Apalis 
(Apalis chirindensis)
Zimbabwe SG 978 $7.40
   

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R914 (Cl 62.0300) 
Hudsonian Godwit 
(Limosa haemastica) Falkland Islands SG 805 2p
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R912 (Cl 65.0010) 
Snowy Sheathbill 
(Chionis alba)
Br Antarctic Territories 1p

1999

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R69 (Cl 20.0170) 
Black Egret 
(Egretta ardesiaca)

Uganda 500s
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R128 (Cl 30.0010) 
African Cuckoo Hawk (Avecida cuculoides)
Uganda 700s

R393.jpg (16576 bytes) R393 (Cl 77.0110) 
Grass Owl 
(Tyto capensis)

Zimbabwe SG 989 $5.60
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R248 (Cl 60.0390) 
Kittlitz's Plover 
(Charadrius pecuarius)

Tanzania 1500s

R306.jpg (16900 bytes) R306 (Cl 59.0160) 
Rock Pratincole 
(Glareola nuchalis)

Namibia SG 842 $1.90
R317.jpg (21233 bytes) R317 (67.0440)
Franklin's Gull
(Larus pipixcan) Commonwealth of Dominica
      R455 (Cl 98.0480)
Trumpeter Hornbill (Bycanistes bucinator)
Central African Republic 500f

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R470 (Cl 101.0430) Yellow-fronted Tinker Barbet 
(Pogoniulus chrysoconos)

Uganda 1000s
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R476 (Cl 103.0050) 
Lesser Honeyguide (/ndicator minor)
Uganda 600s

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R558 (Cl 165.0010) 
Grey Penduline Tit (Anthoscopus caroli)
Uganda 300s
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R701 (Cl 143.0190)
Chinspot Batis
(Batis molitor)
Uganda 700s

 

R740 (Cl 177.0040) Puffback 
(Dryoscopus cubla)  
Sierra Leone Le 5000
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R741 (Cl 177.0010)
Brubru 
(Nilaus afer)

Sierra Leone Le 600

R797.jpg (18451 bytes) R797 (Cl 171.0050) Yellow White-eye (Zosterops senegalensis)
Sierra Leone Le 600
R934.jpg (18797 bytes) R934 ** (Cl 11.0630) Yelkouan Shearwater (Puffinis yelkouan)
Spain SG 3551 100p
R578.jpg (16520 bytes) R578 (Cl 138.0440) Spotted Thrush (Zoothera guttata) Tanzania 400s

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R178 (Cl 32.0380) 
Red-necked Falcon 
(Falco chicquera)

Namibia SG 838 $1.80

2000

R103.jpg (12260 bytes) R103 (Cl 27.0440) 
South African Shelduck 
(Tadorna cana)

Namibia $2.00
R186.jpg (20327 bytes) R186 (Cl 32.0180) Pygmy Falcon (Polyheirax semitorquatus)  
Botswana
R238.jpg (18129 bytes) R238 (Cl 51.0210) Black-bellied Korhaan (Eupodotis melanogaster)
United Nations (NY) 33c
  R239 (Cl 51.0190) Black Korhaan (Eupodotis afra) Zambia 5000k
R503.jpg (17644 bytes) R503 (Cl 122.0360) Dune Lark (Certhilauda erythrochlamys)
Namibia $10.00
  R614 (Cl 142.1760) Karoo Robin (Erythropygia coryphoeus)  
Central African Republic 2000f
  R637 (Cl 140.1100)   Yellow Warbler (Chloropeta natalensis)  
Liberia $15
sg2544.jpg (14846 bytes) R726 (Cl 124.0130) Golden Pipit (Tmetothylacus tenellus)  
Ghana
  R773 (Cl 172.0020) Cape Sugarbird (Promerops cafer) Mali   R816 (Cl 192.0300) Golden Weaver (Ploceus xanthops) Angola 1.50 kz
  R820 (Cl 192.1130) Cuckoo Weaver (Anomalospiza imberbis) Niger 225f R943.jpg (9966 bytes) R943 ** (Cl 74.1750) Grey-headed Parrot (Poicephalus suahelicus)
Zimbabwe $15.00
R160.jpg (16125 bytes) R160 (Cl 30.0980) African Goshawk (Accipiter tachiro) Lesotho M2.10    

2001

  R174 (Cl 32.0480) African Hobby Falcon (Falco cuvierii) Gambia D7   R380 (Cl 76.0040) Great Spotted Cuckoo (Clamator glandarius) Gambia D7
  R471 (Cl 101.0410) Golden-rumped Tinker Barbet (Pogoniulus bilineatus) Gambia D7 R597.jpg (14583 bytes) R597 (Cl 142.2190)
Winchat (Saxicola rubetra) Netherlands 80c
  R519 (Cl 123.0500) Angola Swallow (Hirundo Angolensis) Liberia R906.jpg (14147 bytes) R906 (Cl 62.0470) Greater Yellowlegs (Tringa melanoleuca) Anguilla $1.35
  R823 (Cl 192.0870) Cardinal Quelea (Quelia cardinalis) Central African Republic   R650 (Cl 140.1560) Red-faced Crombec (Sylvietta whytti) Central African Republic
  R363 (Cl 74.1770) Brown Headed Parrot (Poicephalus cryptoxanthus) 
Guinea
  R145 (Cl 30.0640) Western Banded Snake-Eagle (Circaetus cinerascens)
 Liberia

2002

  R907 (Cl 142.2430) Pied Wheatear (Oenanthe pleschanka) Maldives   R45 (Cl 12.0060) White-bellied Storm-Petrel (Fregetta grallaria) Maldives
R426.jpg (19191 bytes) R426 (Cl 87.0060) Red-faced Mousebird (Urocolius indicus) Guyana R928.jpg (15199 bytes) R928 (Cl 10.0100) Buller's Albatross (Diomedea bulleri) Mocambique
  R337 (Cl 68.0360) Black Tern 
(Chlidonias niger)
Belgium
  R549 (Cl 189.0790) House Crow
(Corvus splendens) Oman

2003

alderney mig2 40.jpg (14188 bytes) R37 (Cl 11.0590) Sooty Shearwater (Puffinus griseus) Alderney