Friday, June 7, 2019


750fr: this Scouting sheetlet shows native birds and butterflies such as the Long-tailed Whydah, sunbirds and Ring-necked Parakeet

Saturday, June 1, 2019

CHAD / Tchad

100fr: This se-tenant is part of the Essen 78 philatelic exhibition series, and shows native fauna

Sunday, May 12, 2019


500fr: this high value Airmail issue shows the agile tree-climbing Leopard on a branch

Sunday, April 28, 2019


100f, 500f: this Coral Reefs set was issued when the Comoros were still under French rule

Saturday, April 13, 2019

DJIBOUTI (Afars & Issas)

30f, 200f: this pre-independence issue shows local scenes (railway, ships, mosque) and commemorates the visit of French President Pompidou in January 1973

Saturday, March 9, 2019


Nf10: this sheetlet shows the wide-ranging Peregrine Falcon, perching as well as diving.

Thursday, February 28, 2019


K27, K45: this pair is from a 2oo3 issue featuring the Sable Antelope, a national symbol of Angola

Wednesday, February 20, 2019


$45: this cultural mini sheet shows a typical group of traditional island musicians and instruments

Sunday, January 27, 2019


P5: this 1999 sheetlet shows the map of Botswana with the flags of the SADC community of southern African nations.  Note since this printing, the flag of D.R. Congo (at left) has changed, and Swaziland has changed its name to Eswatini.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019


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

Saturday, January 12, 2019


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

Monday, December 17, 2018


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


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


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

Thursday, November 15, 2018


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

Monday, October 8, 2018


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

Friday, October 5, 2018


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

Saturday, September 29, 2018


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

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