Friday, January 31, 2014


Sh. 2: this marine life issue shows Anenomefish in a coral reef environment, such as those around Lamu in the Indian Ocean

Tuesday, January 28, 2014


6.50: this 2002 landscape issue celebrates ecotourism in the diverse natural attractions of the kingdom


20c, R1.25: this 4th Pan-African Ornithological Congress issue shows at top the Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher, and below the Seychelles sunbird, both are island endemic species

Saturday, January 25, 2014


Sh. 70: the Red-tailed Tropicbird, a marine bird ranging widely across the Indian Ocean Sh. 500: the Red Colobus Monkey is unique to the islands of Zanzibar, where it survives in forest fragments and is a flagship species for conservation efforts

Wednesday, January 22, 2014


K100, K1850 on K20: two values (including an overprint) from a former definitive series showing native sunbirds, which are nectar-feeders only found in Africa. Pictured here are the Scarlet-chested and Bronze Sunbirds.

Monday, January 20, 2014

TANZANIA / Tanzanie

Sh. 5: The flags of many nations fly on this issue celebrating Commonwealth Day in 1983

Friday, January 17, 2014


115fr: this 1986 national parks issue shows the Serval, a secretive wild cat, in Basse Casamance

Saturday, January 11, 2014


Sh. 1.50: this pre-war issue shows a dove of peace to celebrate the African Postal Union

Thursday, January 9, 2014

IVORY COAST / Cote d'Ivoire

250, 80 fr: Traditional Chiefs issued in 2005, showing the Akan, Yacouba, Baoule and Abron groups

ZAMBIA / Zambie

K200: this issue shows Chishimba Falls on the Luombe River, is an attraction found in Kasama District composed of rapids and several different falls

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

MAURITIUS / Ile Maurice

R25: this 2004 flora issue shows different ornamental flowers, such as a pink anthurium

NAMIBIA / Namibie

Standard: this issue features local houses which offer a glimpse of typical Namibian village life

Sunday, January 5, 2014


K65: this recent issue celebrates 35 years of development, health and bilateral cooperation between Malawi and the European Union

Friday, January 3, 2014

NAMIBIA / Namibie

N$3.15, N$4.10: two long format issues show a herd of elephants in dry season along the Haorsib River, and the Martial Eagle pursuing guineafowl

Thursday, January 2, 2014

TANZANIA / Tanzanie

Sh. 10 and Sh. 25: this series shows two of Tanzania's magnificent parks: zebras and a golden sunbird in Ngorongoro Crater, and elephants and kudu in Ruaha National Park, Tanzania's largest protected area, covering nearly 22,000 km sq in the south-central region of the country.

Wednesday, January 1, 2014


200fr: a WWF fauna issue shows the Addax, a highly endangered antelope species of the Sahel

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