Tuesday, September 30, 2014


150fr: this stunning birdlife issue features the Western Crowned Crane, a plumed beauty unrivaled on the African savannah. It has a wide range and distribution, and has been featured on stamps of several neighboring countries.

Monday, September 29, 2014


15um: this 1977 fauna issue shows an elephant herd, possibly migrating from Senegal, to the south


200FR: The Indri is a distinctive lemur with a loud, wild call giving rise to the local belief that they are forest spirits

Sunday, September 28, 2014


1,00: this fauna issue features the Caracal, a secretive desert feline

Saturday, September 27, 2014


100fr: This se-tenant design features weavers, pelicans and zebra of the Akagera National Park, in the east of Rwanda


R7: this higher value of the current definitive series shows a brightly hued White-lined Goatfish, native to local reefs; a clear cancel shows it was posted in Victoria, on the island of Mahe'

Thursday, September 25, 2014


790fr: the Paris-Dakar Race has appeared on many Senegalese stamp issues over the years, such as this one, from 2001

TUNISIA / Tunisie

390: this 1996 stamp celebrates 40 years of Tunisian independence.

Thursday, September 18, 2014


K100: this recent wildlife issue features the Leopard, one of the "Big Five" mammals most sought after by tourists


150fr: this local landmarks issue shows the Sikasso Cathedral

Wednesday, September 17, 2014


73p: this colorful issue shows a warrior and shield to commemorate the 24th UPU Congress in Kenya

Monday, September 15, 2014


Sh. 30: this 2012 issue celebrates the 40th anniv. of the UN Environment Program, which is headquartered in Nairobi

Saturday, September 13, 2014

CHAD / Tchad

250fr: this 1985 Christmas air mail issue shows a traditional adoration allegory


Fr. 105: this local scenery issue shows monuments and the National Palace in the capital of Djibouti

Wednesday, September 10, 2014


15C, 35C: This native fauna issue features the Honey Badger (top) and the Spotted Otter

Tuesday, September 9, 2014


70fr overprinted on 300fr: this Scouting issue features local species; seen here is a Pied Kingfisher, a common bird along streams and riversides

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