Tuesday, June 25, 2013


5fr: this large format fauna issue celebrates the Delta de Saloum Natl. Park, and shows a flock of Royal Terns at rest and in flight

Saturday, June 22, 2013


8t: this cultural heritage issue shows rock paintings of a lizard and a large cat at Chencherere Hill site

GUINEA / Guinee'

75fr: this 1988 issue celebrates agriculture and herding as a component of self-sufficiency in food production


560 Mt: this 1991 issue shows a work of modern art by a local artist


6.50: This 2002 issue celebrates the UN Year of Cultural Heritage, and shows two local historical sites


65fr, 300fr: Two stamps from a 1993 orchid series showing local species in full flower

Saturday, June 15, 2013


450fr: this spectacular 2003 issue shows a swallowtail butterfly on native flora


45c: this traditional issue shows local snake dancers and drums; the flag of Liberia is also pictured in the upper right

ZAMBIA / Zambie

K1,500: this large format issue celebrates the June 2001 total eclipse of the Sun, with a traditional art motif

Tuesday, June 11, 2013


275fr: this 2000 issue celebrates Senegal's national parks, showing key species including a flock of Crowned Cranes and an Elephant


$1.16: the Gaudy Commodore is shown on this butterfly issue

Saturday, June 8, 2013

TUNISIA / Tunisie

250: this colorful large format issue of 2007 celebrates Saharan Tourism, showing several sites and a desert caravan of camels

MAURITANIA / Mauritanie

2um: this issue shows a flock of White Pelicans at the Banc d'Arguin, an important coastal site for wildlife

Friday, June 7, 2013


L100, L200: Two stamps from a series showing African birds; these include the African White Spoonbill, found in coastal areas, and the forest-dwelling Crested Tauraco

Thursday, June 6, 2013


300fr: a serene coastal scene with lush mangroves is featured on this 2002 tourism issue

Saturday, June 1, 2013


R2.25, R3: Several of this island state's stamps have featured the Coco-de-Mer, an endemic palm known from the islands of Praslin and Curieuse, which produces huge fruits weighing up to 30 kg, which were especially prized by sailors and explorers

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