BEARDED VULTURE

(Gypaetus barbatus)

Previously known as Lammergeier

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Roberts VI / VII 119 / 352
Clements 2000 30.0460
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 30-56

 

A very large bird (about 110 cm), a rare and endangered species in Southern Africa, confined to the Drakensberg. It is also found in mountainous regions of South Europe and Asia, and North East Africa. It feeds on carrion and bones.

 

List of Stamps showing Bearded Vulture

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Afghanistan 1254   1989 35a
Algeria 0832 0815 1982 2d40
Austria 2143 1901 1987 4s
Azerbajan 0192 0175 1994 25m
Bhutan 1509   1999 20n
Bulgaria 1240 1221 1961 1L
Bulgaria 3627 3778 1989 13s
Ethiopia 0541  0461 1963 20c
France 2643  2463 1984 1f
France 3319  3147 1996 4f 40
Germany (East) 0866 1148 1965 10p
Greece 2160   2001 100d
Grenadines of  St Vincent       2001 90c
Hungary 1856 1886 1962 2Ft
India 1527 1377 1992 8r
Kazakhstan 0111 0110 1995 5t
Kyrgyzstan 0073  0076 1995 100t
Kyrgyzstan 0076  0079 1995 200t
Lesotho 0204 0105 1971 2c
Lesotho (WWF) 0677  0556 1986 7s
Lesotho (WWF) 0680 0557 1986 15s
Lesotho (WWF) 0682 0558 1986 50s
Lesotho (WWF) 0683 0559 1986 M1
Lesotho 1866   2001 M2.50
Liechtenstein 0181 0178 1939 1f
Liechtenstein 0182 0179 1939 2f
Macedonia 0126 0057 1995 40d
Mali     1999 460f
Monaco 2094 2094 1992 2f 20
Mongolia 0992 1011 1976 30m
Mongolia 2445   1994 60c
Rumania 2707 1838 1960 2le
Rumania 3448 2572 1967 1le20
Rumania 5141mbs 4394 1987 1le
Russia 3006 2920 1964 16k
Russia 3223 3152 1965 14k
South Africa 1068 1143 1998 Std
South Africa 1668   2008 Small Letter
Spain 3248  3129 1993 65p
St Vincent 4803   2001 90c
Swaziland 0425 0424 1983 35c
Swaziland 0426 0425 1983 35c
Swaziland 0427 0426 1983 35c
Swaziland 0428 0427 1983 35c
Swaziland 0429 0428 1983 35c
Trieste B125   1954 30d
Uzbekistan 0217   1999 56s
Yemen Republic 0193 0184 1996 60r
Yugoslavia 0771 0744 1954 30d
Yugoslavia 1445 1407 1970 3d25
Yugoslavia 2197 2098 1985 500d
Yugoslavia 2976 2712 1995 60p