Wednesday, March 29, 2017

MAURITIUS

R18: this recent Freshwater Fish issue features the Nile Tilapia, a commercial species, and was postmarked at Trou aux Biches, or Creatures' Hollow!

Sunday, March 12, 2017

LESOTHO


30s se-tenant sheetlet: this stunning sheet shows birds of the highland veld or savannah woodlands of the mountain kingdom of Lesotho









Saturday, March 4, 2017

MAURITANIA

18um, 80um: this issue features seabirds on the Mauritanian coastal sanctuary of Banc d'Arguin, including Great Cormorants at nest and Royal Sterns

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

MAYOTTE


95c: this 2010 issue features the Chigoma dance and typical cultural dress

Saturday, February 25, 2017

MALI


200fr: this 1979 PhilexFrance Exhibition issue features a camel and an earlier stamp showing a pair of hornbills.

Saturday, February 18, 2017

MAURITIUS / Ile Maurice


R20: this issue features an ancient map, commemorating 200 years of the Capture of Rodrigues Is.

Saturday, February 11, 2017

MADAGASCAR

150fr, 350fr: Two species of endemic lemurs are shown on this pair from an island fauna set: the Ruffed (Black and White) and Diademed Lemur

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Cote d'Ivoire / Ivory Coast

100fr, 350fr: the Sacred Ibis and African Jacana are shown on this scarce 1985 birds issue

Sunday, January 22, 2017

CENTRAL AFRICAN Rep.

900fr: this WWF sheetlet shows various images of Western Lowland Gorilla family groups, including a silverback male

Saturday, January 14, 2017

NAMIBIA

Sheetlet: this 2015 issue shows endangered wildlife species and trafficking routes to the far east

Friday, January 6, 2017

GUINEA / Guinee

400fr: this Scouting issue features scientific observation, and shows a student examining a local butterfly

Sunday, January 1, 2017

SENEGAL

65fr, 100fr: Antelopes, giraffes and other species of the Guembul Reserve are featured on this fauna set from 1986

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

BURUNDI

Fr30+10: this 2000 democracy issue features the peaceful transfer of power under the Burundian flag

Monday, December 5, 2016

DJIBOUTI

100fr: this cultural issue shows a traditional craftsman at work producing a steel blade

Saturday, December 3, 2016

KENYA


Sh. 3.50, Sh.5: the Taita or Heller's Ground Thrush and the Yellow Gonolek are featured as two of six species in a set depicting rare and endemic birds

Thursday, December 1, 2016

CAPE VERDE / Cap Vert

$20, $40: Two values from a 2008 raptor issue, showing the Osprey and Common Kestrel

Friday, November 25, 2016

CENTRAL AFRICA Rep.

25fr: this Scouting issue shows scientific education, and shows a local Euphaera butterfly species

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

BENIN

15fr: This issue features a traditional mask, a tapestry design and a local species of bird, the Fiery-breasted Bush Shrike

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