Saturday, November 27, 2010


110fr: this 1993 issue commemorates the first democratically-elected leader of Burundi, Pres. Melchior Ndadaye, who sadly was assassinated in Oct. 1993 in the Presidential Palace in Bujumbura.

Saturday, November 13, 2010


200fr: Drill, an endangered primate species in NW Cameroon

ETHIOPIA / Ethiopie

1b: Black headed Forest Oriole, from the endemic birds series

ETHIOPIA / Ethiopie

35c White Winged Cliff Chat, an endemic bird of the rugged hills and terrain of highland Ethiopia

Saturday, November 6, 2010


50fr: The Pygmy Hippo, shown on a 1994 protected fauna issue, is a rare, nocturnal and highly endangered mammal from West Africa, where it is unevenly distributed and estimated to number only 3,000 in the wild.

CONGO Rep. (Brazzaville)

75fr: Fishing port of Yoro near the capital

ETHIOPIA / Ethiopie

2 birr: traditional transport (donkey rider) over rough terrain in rural areas

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

COMOROS / Archipel des Comores

50fr: this lovely issue shows the Courol, an endemic species from the Madagascar-Comoros area

CAMEROON / Cameroun

125fr: the African Gray Parrot is a widespread forest species, with distintinctive plumage including a bright crimson tail. This bird is very visible in towns and markets across West Africa as a popular cagebird.

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