Wednesday, June 25, 2014


90c, 65c: two local wildlife issues feature the leopard and the Oribi

Sunday, June 22, 2014


25fr: this is a rare African issue showing Antarctica and natural history research, issued in 1992. In the margins of the stamps, typical species such as a penguin, whale and seal are seen


70fr, 18fr: two early bird issues featuring the Purple-breasted Sunbird and the Red-headed Finch

Wednesday, June 18, 2014


185fr: this conservation issue shows an African Gray Parrot in its native forest habitat; this widespread species can be seen across much of west and central Africa


Sh. 100: this 1990 issue shows the flags and map of the SADCC trading bloc, to celebrate its 10th anniversary

Saturday, June 14, 2014


70fr, 215fr: this 1996 issue features African Storks, seen here are the Saddlebill and the Marabou

Thursday, June 12, 2014


Sh. 30 se-tenant block: this savannah wildlife issue features soaring raptors as well as a rhino, giraffes and zebras

Tuesday, June 10, 2014


R5: the voluptuous form of the coco-de-mer made it legendary among early sailors and explorers, who considered it a priceless commodity. This palm species is endemic to the Seychelles and now protected by law.


Sh. 400: this olympic issue shows running, a sport that Tanzanian athletes excel in

Sunday, June 8, 2014


40 Fr: this 1986 pre-genocide issue celebrates the independence of Congo, Burundi and Rwanda from Belgium


L10: this 1986 issue celebrates SL-US cooperation and the 25th anniv. of the Peace Corps

Friday, June 6, 2014


Sh. 20 se-tenant sheetlet: Birds pictured include (from top left) the Bateleur, Roller, Scarlet-tufted Malachite Sunbird, Narina Trogon, Gray Parrot, Hoopoe, Hamerkop, Tauraco and Malachite Kingfisher

Tuesday, June 3, 2014


Sh. 5, Sh. 30: this WWF issue celebrates the savannah elephant, symbol of Africa's natural heritage


2z se-tenant pair: this 1980 issue shows former stamps from Belgium and the Congo

Monday, June 2, 2014

UGANDA / l'Ouganda

Sh. 1600: this issue celebrates the win of gold medalist Boniface Kiprop in the 2006 Commonwealth Games

Sunday, June 1, 2014


K2000: this fauna issue features the Crowned Crane and a herd of Impalas, both denizens of the savannah belt

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