Bird stamps from Brunei.

Brunei is a sovereign state located on the north coast of the island of Borneo, in Southeast Asia. Apart from its coastline with the South China Sea, it is completely surrounded by the state of Sarawak, Malaysia, and it is separated into two parts by the Sarawak district of Limbang.

It is the only sovereign state completely on the island of Borneo, with the remainder of the island belonging to Malaysia and Indonesia. Brunei's population was 401,890 in July 2011.

The official national history claims that Brunei can trace its beginnings to the 7th century, when it was a subject state of the Srivijayan empire under the name P'o-li. It later became a vassal state of Majapahit empire before converting to Islam in the 15th century. At the peak of its empire, the sultanate had control that extended over the coastal regions of modern-day Sarawak and Sabah, the Sulu archipelago, and the islands off the northwest tip of Borneo.

The thalassocracy was visited by Ferdinand Magellan in 1521 and fought the Castille War in 1578 against Spain. Its empire began to decline with the forced ceding of Sarawak to James Brooke and the ceding of Sabah to the British North Borneo Chartered Company. After the loss of Limbang, Brunei finally became a British protectorate in 1888, receiving a resident in 1906.

In the years after the Japanese wartime occupation during World War II, it formalised a constitution and fought an armed rebellion.

 Brunei regained its independence from the United Kingdom on 1 January 1984. Economic growth during the 1970s and 1990s, averaging 56% from 1999 to 2008, has transformed Brunei Darussalam into a newly industrialised country. Brunei has the second highest Human Development Index among the South East Asia nations after Singapore, and is classified as a developed country.

According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Brunei is ranked 5th in the world by gross domestic product per capita at purchasing power parity. The IMF also states in a 2011 estimate that Brunei was one of two countries (the other being Libya) with their public debt 0% of the national GDP. Forbes also ranks Brunei as the fifth richest nation out of 182 nations due to its extensive petroleum and natural gas fields.

British Honduras was a British colony that is now the independent nation of Belize. First colonised by Spaniards in the 17th century, the territory on the east coast of Central America, south of Mexico, became a British crown colony from 1862 until 1964, when it became self-governing. 

Belize became fully independent from the United Kingdom in 1981. Belize was the last continental possession of the United Kingdom in the Americas. 

The Treaty of Versailles (1783) between Britain and Spain, gave the British rights to cut logwood between the Hondo and Belize rivers. 

In 1862, the Settlement of Belize in the Bay of Honduras was declared a British colony called British Honduras, and the crown's representative was elevated to a lieutenant governor, subordinate to the governor of Jamaica.

Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1984.01   21.04.1984   Forestry resources   4v set   
Great Argus Argusianus argus
1$     11     Great Argus    Argusianus argus     
and     11     Crested Partridge    Rollulus rouloul     
and     98     Helmeted Hornbill    Rhinoplax vigil     
1992.01   30.12.1992   Birds      
Crested Partridge Rollulus rouloul Asian Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone paradisi Great Argus Argusianus argus
30s     11     Crested Partridge    Rollulus rouloul     
60s     161     Asian Paradise Flycatcher    Terpsiphone paradisi     
1$     11     Great Argus    Argusianus argus     
1993.01   27.01.1993   Birds      
Long-tailed Parakeet Psittacula longicauda Oriental Magpie-Robin Copsychus saularis Blue-crowned Hanging Parrot Loriculus galgulus
30s     73     Long-tailed Parakeet    Psittacula longicauda     
60s     213     Oriental Magpie-Robin    Copsychus saularis     
1$     73     Blue-crowned Hanging Parrot    Loriculus galgulus     
1993.02   03.05.1993   Birds      
Chestnut-breasted Malkoha Phaenicophaeus curvirostris White-rumped Shama Copsychus malabaricus Black-and-red Broadbill Cymbirhynchus macrorhynchos
30s     76     Chestnut-breasted Malkoha    Phaenicophaeus curvirostris     
60s     213     White-rumped Shama    Copsychus malabaricus     
1$     110     Black-and-red Broadbill    Cymbirhynchus macrorhynchos     
1996.01   11.11.1996   Seabirds      
Black-naped Tern Sterna sumatrana Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus
20s     66     Black-naped Tern    Sterna sumatrana     
30s     66     Roseate Tern    Sterna dougallii     
1$     66     Bridled Tern    Onychoprion anaethetus     
1998.01   11.11.1998   Kingfishers      
Blue-eared Kingfisher Alcedo meninting Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis Collared Kingfisher Todiramphus chloris Stork-billed Kingfisher Pelargopsis capensis
20s     92     Blue-eared Kingfisher    Alcedo meninting     
30s     92     Common Kingfisher    Alcedo atthis     
60s     92     Collared Kingfisher    Todiramphus chloris     
1$     92     Stork-billed Kingfisher    Pelargopsis capensis     
2001.01   01.11.2001   WWF      
Bulwer's Pheasant Lophura bulweri Bulwer's Pheasant Lophura bulweri Bulwer's Pheasant Lophura bulweri Bulwer's Pheasant Lophura bulweri
30s     11     Bulwer's Pheasant    Lophura bulweri     
30s     11     Bulwer's Pheasant    Lophura bulweri     
30s     11     Bulwer's Pheasant    Lophura bulweri     
30s     11     Bulwer's Pheasant    Lophura bulweri     

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