Stamp Sheet: Resident Birds of Sri Lanka

This colourful sheet of stamps features the issue Resident Birds of Sri Lanka. It is printed with the Bangkok 2003 logo, which is the last time that Thailand held the world stamp exhibition before this year’s event (2013).

Stamps Sri Lanka 2003 Resident Birds

Country: Sri Lanka
Issue Date: 27th September 2003

Stamp Details

By row, left to right

Row 1

Stamps Sri Lanka 2003 Resident Birds row 1

  • Black necked Stork, Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus
  • Purple Swamphen, Porphyrio porphyrio
  • Grey Heron, Ardea cinerea
  • White-throated Kingfisher, Halcyon smyrnensis
  • Black-crowned Night Heron, Nycticorax nycticorax

Row 2

Stamps Sri Lanka 2003 Resident Birds row 2

  • Scarlet Minivet, Pericrocotus flammeus
  • White rumped Shama, Copsychus malabaricus
  • Malabar Trogon, Harpactes fasciatus
  • Asian Paradise-Flycatcher, Terpsiphone paradisi
  • Little Green Bee-eater, Merops orientalis

Row 3

Stamps Sri Lanka 2003 Resident Birds row 3

  • Brown Wood Owl, Strix leptogrammica
  • Crested Serpent Eagle, Spilornis cheela
  • Crested Goshawk, Accipiter trivirgatus
  • Jungle Owlet, Glaucidium radiatum
  • Rufous bellied Eagle, Hieraactus kienerii

Row 4

Stamps Sri Lanka 2003 Resident Birds row 4

  • Black-headed Munia, Lonchura malacca
  • Pompadour Green Pigeon, Treron pompadora
  • Plum-headed Parakeet, Psittacula cyanocephala
  • Coppersmith Barbet, Megalaima haemacephala
  • Emerald Dove, Chalcophaps indica

Row 5

Stamps Sri Lanka 2003 Resident Birds row 5

  • Blue-faced Malkoha, Phaenicophaeus viridirostris
  • Scimitar Babbler, Pomatorhinus horsfieldii
  • Painted Francolin, Francolinus pictus
  • Red-backed Woodpecker, Dinopium benghalense
  • Malabar Pied Hornbill, Anthracoceros coronatus

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