BARN SWALLOW 

Previously called European Swallow (6)

(Hirundo rustica)

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Roberts VI / VII 518 / 598
Clements 2000 123.0470
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 117-40
(CBOS 117-38)
A medium bird (20 cm), widely spread throughout the world. It is an abundant non breeding migrant to southern Africa. It is highly gregarious, and is found everywhere except in forests. It feeds off arthropods.

List of Stamps showing Barn Swallow

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Alderney 0185   2002 22p
Alderney 0191 ms   2002 22p
Anguilla 0418 0398 1980 $1.50
Anguilla 0424 0403 1980 5c/150
Anguilla 0650 0634 1985 10c
Ascension 0747 0763 1998 15p
Austria 1216 0984 1950 1s
Bahrain 0440 0466 1992 150f
Barbados 0836 0674 1987 25c
Barbuda 0850m 0857m 1985 $5.00
Belgium 3078 2527 1991 5f
Benin 0863 0290 1982 15f
Benin ms   2003 200f
Bulgaria 1520 1532 1965 5s
Bulgaria 4178 4323 1998 120 l
Cameroun 0943 0987 1982 20f
Central African Republic 1104 1119 1985 500f
Central African Republic     1999 490f
China 3203 1824 1982 8f
China (Taiwan) 0466 0485 1963 80c
Ciskei 0063 0064 1984 45c
Comoro 0550 0726 1985 100f
Denmark 1183   1999 4k
Egypt 1904 1269 1994 15p
Egypt 2262   2002 30p
Eire     2000 30p
Estonia 0404   2001 4kr40
Finland 0883 0770 1975 90p
Finland 1085 0770 1985 2m10
Finland 1460   1997 2m80
Georgia 0148 0152 1996 15k
Georgia 0180m   1996 15k
Ghana 1398 a bl 148 1989 c60
Grenadines of Grenada 0600 0602 1984 60c
Grenadines of Grenada 2851   2000 75c
Grenadines of Grenada 3648 m(a)   2003 $6
Grenada 2005 196 1989 $5
Grenada 2548 2593 1993 $4
Guyana 5063   1995 $80
Hong Kong 1407   2006 $2.50
Hong Kong 1414m   2006 $2.50
Hungary 2184 2231 1966 20fi
Ifni 0140 0171 1958 10c
Ifni 0141 0172 1958 15c
Ifni 0142 0173 1958 50c
Iran 1493 1340 1967 8r
Iran 1656 1503 1971 2r
Isle of Man  0882   2000 22p
Israel 1190 1251 1992 90a
Israel 1312m Bl 53 1992 30a
Italy 0671 0707 1945 2li
Italy 0673 0709 1945 5li
Italy 0675 0711 1945 25li
Italy 0676 0712 1945 25li
Kampuchea 0462 0504 1983 50c
Korea (North) 3201 3347 1992 30ch
Kuwait 0592 0589 1973 10f
Laos 0539 0541 1982 50c
Liberia ms   2000 $100
Liberia   1592 1994 $1
Liechtenstein 0176 0173 1939 10r
Liechtenstein 0889 0893 1986 50c
Malagasy 0930 1330 1992 40f
Maldives     2002 Rf 5
Malta 1220   2001 6c
Moldavia 0069 0062 1993 100r
Palau 0848 0865 1995 50c
Palau 1890   2002 $10
Rumania 2651 1783 1959 40b
Rumania 5517 4882 1993 90le
Russia 6071m 6024m 1989 20k+10k
San Marino 0568 0610 1959 250li
South Africa 1155   1999 Std
Spain 4207   2006 29c
St Vincent 1253 1236 1989 $1
Trieste 0019 0019 1947 2li
Trieste 0020 0020 1947 5li
Trieste 0022 0022 1947 25li
Trieste 0081 0094 1948 25li
Trieste 0116   1949 25li
Tristan da Cunha 0489 0484 1989 50p
Turkey 1843 1660 1959 40k
Ukraine 0306 m   1999 100k
United States of America 2256 1883 1987 22c
Venezia 0049   1945 2li
Venezia 0050   1945 5li
Venezia 0052   1945 25li
Venezia 0053   1945 25li
Yugoslavia 3244   2000 30d