The bird and its representations appear in many myths, legends and religions. The same goes for its eggs, symbols of the life cycle.
We find it engraved on wood or stone, inlaid in mosaics, traced on coats of arms. It is also widely represented in thematic philately and the melodies of it’s songs have always inspired composers and fascinated ornithologists.
Birds are a class of vertebrate animals from the theropod group. They appeared more than 150 million years ago, they are the only current representatives of dinosaurs.
The classification of birds has been frequently revised, today we consider 27 different orders, grouping 200 families, more than 2 200 genera for about 10 000 identified species.
The flight allowed the birds to colonize all the continents and all the islands of the planet.
The Amazona genus includes around thirty species of birds belonging to the psittacidae family.
Genus of birds in the sunbird family, Nectariniidae.
Birds of the genus psilopogon of the family megalaimidae.
Family of birds made up of three genera and twenty-six species.
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The Birds-of-Paradise are members of the family paradisaeidae of the order passeriformes.
The word Blackbird designates several species of passerines of the families: turdidae, sturnidae and cinclidae.
Passerines of the turdidae family.
The Bulbuls are a family, pycnonotidae, of medium-sized passerine songbirds.
The Cacatuidae or Cacatuinae form with the Parrots and the Parakeets, the order of the psittaciformes.
Condor is the common name for two species of New World vultures: the California Condor and the Andean Condor.
COLOMBIA 5 Pesos 1977
COLOMBIA 10 Pesos 1976
Cranes are a family, the gruidae, of large, long-legged, and long-necked birds in the group gruiformes.
UGANDA 5 Shillings 1987
Genus of birds in the family columbidae.
The word Dove designates only a part of the birds classified in the subfamily of columbinae.
Duck is the common name for numerous species in the waterfowl family anatidae.
Eagle is the common name for many large birds of prey of the familia accipitridae.
ROMANIA 200 Lei 2003
ZAMBIA 10 Kwatcha 1989
Passerines of the Ploceidae family (17 species).
The true finches are small to medium-sized passerine birds in the family fringillidae.
Genus of African Birds in the family estrildidae.
Fodies are small passerine birds belonging to the genus foudia in the weaver family ploceidae.
Galerida is a genus of birds in the family alaudidae.
A group of birds belonging to the anatidae family (such as swans and ducks).
Legendary creatures with the body, tail, and back legs of a Lion and the head and wings of an Eagle.
Birds of the family numididae in the order galliformes.
Gulls, or colloquially Seagulls, are seabirds of the family Laridae.
KAZAKHSTAN 500 Tenge 2017
Hawks are a group of medium-sized diurnal birds of prey of the family accipitridae.
The word "Hen" designates several species of birds, mainly galliformes (Quail, Turkeys, Pheasants, Guinea Fowl and Hens).
The Helmet vanga is a distinctive-looking bird of the vanga family, vangidae.
The word "Heron" includes birds belonging to the ardéidae family. This family also includes the Egrets.
Bird family made up of 13 genera and 59 species.
Hummingbirds are birds native to the Americas and constituting the biological family trochilidae.
They are the smallest of birds.
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Wading birds which constitute the sub-family of threskiornithidae.
Genus of american birds of the icteridae family.
Species of wading birds of the family rhynochetidae.
Divine bird, symbol of happiness and love of freedom, equivalent of the Iranian Homa.
Kingfishers or alcedinidae are a family of small to medium-sized, brightly colored birds in the order coraciiformes.
Birds of prey in the family accipitridae, particularly in subfamilies milvinae and elaninae.
Species of passerines from the family callaeidae. Endemic birds of New Zealand.
Birds of the genus vanellus (23 species) of the Charadriidae family.
Loriini is a tribe of small to medium-sized arboreal Parrots. The group consist of the Lories and Lorikeets.
Passerines of the corvidae family.
The mangos, Anthracothorax, are a genus of hummingbirds in the subfamily trochilinae.
The Megapodes, also known as Incubator Birds or Mound-builders, are Chicken-like birds in the family megapodiidae.
Tree birds of the momotidae family (6 genera and 14 species).
Passeriformes Birds of the sturnidae family. These black Birds have the ability to imitate the human voice, like Parrots.
Old World Flycatcher
The Old World Flycatchers are a large family, the muscicapidae, which includes 324 species and is divided into 51 genera.
Pandion is a genus of birds of prey, known as Ospreys, the only genus of family pandionidae.
Owls are birds from the order strigiformes, which includes over 200 species of mostly solitary and nocturnal birds of prey.
Les Perruches appartiennent à l'Ordre des psittaciformes.
Genus of passerines of the thraupidae family (6 species).
The word “Parrot” designates several species of birds (350) psittaciformes.
Peafowl is a common name for three bird species of the family phasianidae
Genus of large water birds that make up the family pelecanidae.
Penguins (order sphenisciformes, family spheniscidae) are a group of aquatic birds.
The Phoenix, or Phoenix, is a long-lived bird that cyclically regenerates or is otherwise born again.
Birds of the columbidae family. The domestic pigeon is bred for its flesh, but also for pigeon racing and pigeon farming.
Small waders of the charadriidae family.
Genus of small insectivorous birds belonging to the passerine bird family cisticolidae.
The word "Quetzal" designates several species of birds of the trogonidae family.
The family of rhipiduridae is a family of passerines made up of two genera which group together 49 species (genus Rhipidura).
Passerines of the passeridae family.
Starlings are small to medium-sized passerine birds in the family sturnidae.
Wading birds of the ciconiidae family (order ciconiiformes).
Swans are birds of the family anatidae within the genus cygnus..
Birds of various genera, belonging to the thraupidae family.
Terns are seabirds in the family laridae.
Birds of the family of ramphastidae in the order of piciformes.
SURINAME 25 Gulden 1991
SURINAME 100 Gulden 1986
Arboreal birds of the musophagidae family.
The Indigobirds and Whydahs, together with the Cuckoo-finch make up the family viduidae (two genera and 20 species).
Birds of the genus acrocephalus consisting of 43 species of the family acrocephalidae.
Woodpeckers are part of the family picidae