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

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

SENEGAL

125fr: this 2007 national parks issue features an antelope in the central Niokolo-Koba reserve

Thursday, April 26, 2018

SUDAN

50d: this 1999 local issue features the landmark Omdurman mosque.

Sunday, April 8, 2018

SWAZILAND

6c: this issue commemorates the 10th anniv. of Swaziland's autonomy as an independent kingdom, and shows the King's regiment of Warriors in traditional dress.

Friday, April 6, 2018

Rep. SOUTH AFRICA

B4: this spectacular issue features African species of the family Meropidae: bee eaters.

Saturday, March 31, 2018

TUNISIA / Tunisie

250: this 1999 flora issue features red poppies, a widespread species in C. Asia and N. Africa

Friday, March 2, 2018

SEYCHELLES

R5: this 2017 issue celebrates the centenary of the local Lions Club, and show a map of three of the largest islands and the national flag and arms


Monday, February 19, 2018

ZIMBABWE

$45: this 2002 issue features local sculpture and tools.  Whether in wood or stone, sculpture is an advanced art form for which Zimbabwe is renowned worldwide

Saturday, February 10, 2018

ALGERIA

25d: this 2017 issue celebrates relations with Vietnam, and shows the maps and colors of each.

Sunday, February 4, 2018

BENIN


400fr: this lovely 1999 fauna series from Benin features endangered species from around the world with range maps; seen here is the Tiger, a top predator in SE Asia and as far north as Siberia

Saturday, February 3, 2018

ALGERIA

.80d: this oversized stamps shows a children's painting of a pastoral scene in bright colors, with domestic animals and farmers in the foreground

Sunday, January 21, 2018

BOTSWANA

P1.80: this 2016 issue features elephants bathing in the Okavango Delta


Sunday, January 14, 2018

ETHIOPIA

10c, 40c, B2: three stamps from a 2016 set depicting waterfalls, including on the Blue Nile


Tuesday, January 2, 2018

EQUATORIAL GUINEA

100bk: this colorful holiday stamp was issued before Equatorial Guinea adopted the regional CFA currency, and reflects a former denomination.


Saturday, November 11, 2017

CONGO

500fr: the Marsh Owl, a secretive nocturnal species is featured on this 1995 issue.

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