Saturday, November 11, 2017


500fr: the Marsh Owl, a secretive nocturnal species is featured on this 1995 issue.

Monday, October 2, 2017

Dem. Rep. of CONGO

20fr: this is a low value of a recent WWF set picturing Mountain Gorillas of the Virungas, E. DRC

Wednesday, September 27, 2017


95fr, 120fr: two recent issues showing local stories and the Indian Ocean submarine cable network.

Sunday, September 3, 2017


150: this sports issue features cyclists competing in the 1988 Seoul Olympics

Friday, September 1, 2017


NSRate: this 2013 birds issue features the Damara Hornbill, a conspicuous species in the open brush

Tuesday, August 15, 2017


D22,000: this issue celebrates 800 years of the Portuguese language, and shows the flags of the Lusophone community of nations.

Saturday, August 5, 2017


N$2.90, 3.40: this set features two species of local Sunbirds, of the family Nectariinidae.

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Rep. South Africa

Standard rate: this 2004 peace issue shows South Africans celebrating cultural diversity

Saturday, July 1, 2017


200, 250, 450, 500fr: Fishing is the No. 1 economic activity of Senegal and the most important source of protein for its population.  This 2015 se-tenant issue features colorful illustrations of local fishermen.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017


M100: this mini-sheet shows four species of dolphins frolicking off the E. African coast

Saturday, June 24, 2017


400fr: this 1988 African Union 25th Anniv. issue features a map and the colors of the Malian flag

Friday, June 16, 2017

Sierra Leone

Le10: this shipping issue features the Freighter Dunkwa and a Swallow on the wing

Monday, June 5, 2017


E1.05: this issue features Swazi King Mswati holding up the national constitution

Sunday, June 4, 2017


45fr: this 1988 Art issue features a work by Picasso called "the Dance."

Sunday, May 28, 2017


Intl Rate: Two values from a birds issue featuring Sunbirds, a unique family of nectar-sipping birds.

Monday, May 8, 2017


L5000: this 2015 issue warns against child marriage, a serious social issue affecting girl children across W. Africa.

Monday, May 1, 2017


45: This lovely 1982 se-tenant issue features a Roman-era mosaic of wild animals

Monday, April 24, 2017


K115: this sheetlet features the endemic Lilian's Lovebird, a gregarious tiny parrot

Sunday, April 16, 2017


N90: this 2005 issue celebrates the issuance of commemorative stamps since 1874

Saturday, April 8, 2017


75fr: this cultural issue shows a traditional marriage ceremony and dance

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Dem. Rep. of CONGO

160fr, 600fr: This 2005 conservation issue features the N. White Rhinoceros, whose last members inhabited Garamba Natl. Park in NE Congo.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017


R18: this recent Freshwater Fish issue features the Nile Tilapia, a commercial species, and was postmarked at Trou aux Biches, or Creatures' Hollow!

Sunday, March 12, 2017


30s se-tenant sheetlet: this stunning sheet shows birds of the highland veld or savannah woodlands of the mountain kingdom of Lesotho

Saturday, March 4, 2017


18um, 80um: this issue features seabirds on the Mauritanian coastal sanctuary of Banc d'Arguin, including Great Cormorants at nest and Royal Sterns

Tuesday, February 28, 2017


95c: this 2010 issue features the Chigoma dance and typical cultural dress

Saturday, February 25, 2017


200fr: this 1979 PhilexFrance Exhibition issue features a camel and an earlier stamp showing a pair of hornbills.

Saturday, February 18, 2017

MAURITIUS / Ile Maurice

R20: this issue features an ancient map, commemorating 200 years of the Capture of Rodrigues Is.

Saturday, February 11, 2017


150fr, 350fr: Two species of endemic lemurs are shown on this pair from an island fauna set: the Ruffed (Black and White) and Diademed Lemur

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Cote d'Ivoire / Ivory Coast

100fr, 350fr: the Sacred Ibis and African Jacana are shown on this scarce 1985 birds issue

Sunday, January 22, 2017


900fr: this WWF sheetlet shows various images of Western Lowland Gorilla family groups, including a silverback male

Saturday, January 14, 2017


Sheetlet: this 2015 issue shows endangered wildlife species and trafficking routes to the far east

Friday, January 6, 2017

GUINEA / Guinee

400fr: this Scouting issue features scientific observation, and shows a student examining a local butterfly

Sunday, January 1, 2017


65fr, 100fr: Antelopes, giraffes and other species of the Guembul Reserve are featured on this fauna set from 1986

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