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5th Definitive Stamp series"
Issue date: 15 February 2012
Additions to 5th Definitive Birdlife of Namibia issued 01.03.2013

The 5th Definitive Stamp series issued by NamPost on 15th February 2012 and 1st March 2013 focusses on these endemic and near-endemic birds of Namibia. The birds inhabit characteristic and spectacular Namibian landscapes and these form a prominent part of the stamp designs.

Many thanks to Helge Denker (designer of this stamp series) for the detailed information concerning the landscape in the background of the stamps.  

Carp’s Tit
Parus carpi

background:
Hills east of Warmquelle.
Hartlaub’s Spurfowl
Pternistes hartlaubi

background:
Erongo Mountains with the Trotzkopf peak in the background.
Herero Chat
Namibornis herero
 
background:
The Mount Spitzkoppe in the background.
Rüppell’s Parrot
(Poicephalus rueppellii)

background:
Huab River, with prominent but nameless peaks to the south, between the Huab and Gai-As. (locals of the area are likely to have names for these peaks, contact)
Rüppell’s Korhaan
(Eupodotis rueppellii)

background:
Plains and kopjes south of the Ugab River, west of the Mt. Brandberg.
(Goboboseb Mountains)
White-tailed Shrike
(Lanioturdus torquatus)

background:
Plains and hills in the west of the Etosha National Park.
Rockrunner
(Achaetops pycnopygius)

background:
Khomas Highland west of Windhoek.
Dune Lark
(Calendulauda erythrochlamys)

background:
NamibRand Nature Reserve, Nubib Mountains and Eckberg peak in background.
Damara Hornbill
(Tockus damarensis)

background:
Central Highlands north west of Windhoek.
Damara Tern
(Sterna balaenarum)

background: Central Coast.
Violet Wood-Hoopoe
(Phoeniculus damarensis)

background:
Nameless peaks on the edge of the Grootberg range north of Palmwag. 
Bare-cheeked Babbler
(Turdoides gymnogenys)

background:
Ombonde River and hills.

Additions to 5th Definitive Birdlife of Namibia issued 01.03.2013

 

 

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