Wednesday, January 16, 2019

GUINEA

50f, 100f: this Scouting issue features youth study of natural species, such as birds and butterflies.

Saturday, January 12, 2019

GHANA

C4,000 block: this set shows traditional African musical instruments, including tam-tams and a bamboo orchestra

Monday, December 17, 2018

EQUATORIAL GUINEA

500fr: this parrots series shows species that are non-native to Africa, but are colorful and prevalent in the pet trade

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

ERITREA

mini-sheet of 9 se-tenant stamps: this spectacular bird sheetlet features, from upper right the ground hornbill, roller, weaver, sandgrouse, francolin and various larks.

Sunday, November 25, 2018

LIBERIA

32c pair: this striking WWF issue features the Liberian mongoose, a crafty forest predator.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

IVORY COAST


50f, 100fr: This China-Cote d'Ivoire amity issue features symbols and fauna of both countries

Monday, October 8, 2018

MAYOTTE

76c: this 1999 issue shows local canoes or "pirogues" on the island's coast, critical for fishing and transport

Friday, October 5, 2018

SENEGAL

50fr, 250fr: this Airmail issue features two colorful savannah species: the Carmine Bee Eater and the Red Bishop.

Saturday, September 29, 2018

SEYCHELLES

R1.50 this millenium issue features the Fairy Tern over seas lit by a glowing sunset.

Friday, September 28, 2018

TOGO

650fr: this block of four features traditional wrestling, very popular across W. Africa

Sunday, September 2, 2018

NIGER

750fr: this WWF sheetlet from 2013 features the wild giraffes of Niger, a relict population that has become a celebrated natural wonder among locals

Saturday, August 25, 2018

SUDAN


50, 150: Two additional values in the 1989 Anniv. of Independence issue, featuring a map of Sudan.  Note: since this issue, the map has been altered with the separation of an independent South Sudan.

Sunday, August 12, 2018

Rep. of SOUTH AFRICA

Standard: This sheetlet was issued in 2009 and shows artwork displayed in South Africa's constitutional court.  The themes are varied and modern, also spectacularly colorful.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

TUNISIA

500: this 2018 issue features Tunisia's participation in this year's World Cup

Saturday, June 16, 2018

MADAGASCAR

1500fr: this Scouting issue celebrates island biodiversity, and shows scouts studying some of the very colorful local species depicted in the margins, such as endemic Malagasy birds and butterflies.

Saturday, June 2, 2018

ERITREA

5c-Nf10: this recent cultural heritage set shows various ethnic groups in traditional dress

Saturday, May 26, 2018

LIBERIA

10c, 31c: this WWF set features the Pygmy Hippo, an endangered endemic species to W. African waterways and humid forests

Saturday, May 12, 2018

SIERRA LEONE

    L9800 se-tenant strip: WWF set of Greater Flamingos feeding, breeding and taking flight

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