Friday, June 7, 2019

GUINEA

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

CENTRAL AFRICAN REP.

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

Sunday, April 28, 2019

COMOROS

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

ERITREA

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

Thursday, February 28, 2019

ANGOLA

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

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

CAPE VERDE

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

Sunday, January 27, 2019

BOTSWANA

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

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.

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