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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1935.01   22.05.1935   Definitives, George V      
American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber
8d     22     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     

1938.01   01.07.1938   Definitives, George VI      1935.01
American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber
8d     22     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     

1942.01   12.10.1942   Overprint 1942 LANDFALL... on 1938.01      
American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber
8d     22     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     

1965.01   07.01.1965   Definitives      
American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber
3d     22     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     

1966.01   25.05.1966   Surcharge on 1965.01      
4c     22     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     

1967.01   25.05.1967   New face value      1965.01
4c     22     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     

1970.01   01.09.1970   British Red Cross   2v set   
American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber
3c     22     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     

1971.01   27.04.1971   Definitives      
American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber
11c     22     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     

1974.01   10.09.1974   Bahamas National Trust      
Roseate Spoonbill Platalea ajaja White-crowned Pigeon Patagioenas leucocephala White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus Cuban Amazon Amazona leucocephala
13c     25     Roseate Spoonbill    Platalea ajaja     
14c     69     White-crowned Pigeon    Patagioenas leucocephala     
21c     23     White-tailed Tropicbird    Phaethon lepturus     
36c     108     Cuban Amazon    Amazona leucocephala     

1974.02   10.09.1974   Bahamas National Trust   Sheet   1974.01
Roseate Spoonbill Platalea ajaja White-crowned Pigeon Patagioenas leucocephala White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus Cuban Amazon Amazona leucocephala
13c     25     Roseate Spoonbill    Platalea ajaja     
14c     69     White-crowned Pigeon    Patagioenas leucocephala     
21c     23     White-tailed Tropicbird    Phaethon lepturus     
36c     108     Cuban Amazon    Amazona leucocephala     

1981.01   25.08.1981   Birds      
White-cheeked Pintail Anas bahamensis Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens Brown Booby Sula leucogaster West Indian Whistling Duck Dendrocygna arborea
5c     9     White-cheeked Pintail    Anas bahamensis     
20c     26     Reddish Egret    Egretta rufescens     
25c     31     Brown Booby    Sula leucogaster     
1$     9     West Indian Whistling Duck    Dendrocygna arborea     

1981.02   25.08.1981   Birds   Sheet   1981.01
White-cheeked Pintail Anas bahamensis Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens Brown Booby Sula leucogaster West Indian Whistling Duck Dendrocygna arborea
5c     9     White-cheeked Pintail    Anas bahamensis     
20c     26     Reddish Egret    Egretta rufescens     
25c     31     Brown Booby    Sula leucogaster     
1$     9     West Indian Whistling Duck    Dendrocygna arborea     

1982.01   28.04.1982   Flamingo      

American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber
25c     22     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     
25c     22     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     
25c     22     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     
25c     22     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     
25c     22     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     

1984.01   15.08.1984   National Trust      

Bahama Woodstar Calliphlox evelynae Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus
31c     82     Bahama Woodstar    Calliphlox evelynae     
31c     88     Belted Kingfisher    Megaceryle alcyon     
and     22     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     
31c     22     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     
and     56     Black-necked Stilt    Himantopus mexicanus     
31c     22     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     
and     56     Black-necked Stilt    Himantopus mexicanus     
31c     36     Western Osprey    Pandion haliaetus     
and     22     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     

1985.01   22.02.1985   Girl guide movement   4v set   
American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber
31c     22     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     

1985.02   22.02.1985   Girl guide movement   4v sheet   1985.01
American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber
31c     22     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     

1985.03   24.04.1985   Audubon      
Killdeer Charadrius vociferus Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
5c     57     Killdeer    Charadrius vociferus     
31c     69     Mourning Dove    Zenaida macroura     
35c     69     Mourning Dove    Zenaida macroura     
1$     57     Killdeer    Charadrius vociferus     

1988.01   29.04.1988   WWF      
West Indian Whistling Duck Dendrocygna arborea West Indian Whistling Duck Dendrocygna arborea West Indian Whistling Duck Dendrocygna arborea West Indian Whistling Duck Dendrocygna arborea
5c     9     West Indian Whistling Duck    Dendrocygna arborea     
10c     9     West Indian Whistling Duck    Dendrocygna arborea     
20c     9     West Indian Whistling Duck    Dendrocygna arborea     
45c     9     West Indian Whistling Duck    Dendrocygna arborea     

1989.01   29.03.1989   Hummingbirds      
Cuban Emerald Chlorostilbon ricordii Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris Bahama Woodstar Calliphlox evelynae Rufous Hummingbird Selasphorus rufus
10c     82     Cuban Emerald    Chlorostilbon ricordii     
40c     82     Ruby-throated Hummingbird    Archilochus colubris     
45c     82     Bahama Woodstar    Calliphlox evelynae     
50c     82     Rufous Hummingbird    Selasphorus rufus     

1990.01   26.09.1990   Cuban Amazon      
Cuban Amazon Amazona leucocephala Cuban Amazon Amazona leucocephala Cuban Amazon Amazona leucocephala Cuban Amazon Amazona leucocephala
10c     108     Cuban Amazon    Amazona leucocephala     
40c     108     Cuban Amazon    Amazona leucocephala     
45c     108     Cuban Amazon    Amazona leucocephala     
50c     108     Cuban Amazon    Amazona leucocephala     

1990.02   26.09.1990   Cuban Amazon      
Cuban Amazon Amazona leucocephala
1.50$     108     Cuban Amazon    Amazona leucocephala     MS

1991.01   04.02.1991   Birds      
Green Heron Butorides virescens Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus Clapper Rail Rallus crepitans Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus Key West Quail-Dove Geotrygon chrysia Smooth-billed Ani Crotophaga ani Burrowing Owl Athene cunicularia Hairy Woodpecker Leuconotopicus villosus Mangrove Cuckoo Coccyzus minor Bahama Mockingbird Mimus gundlachii Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus Thick-billed Vireo Vireo crassirostris Bahama Yellowthroat Geothlypis rostrata Western Spindalis Spindalis zena
5c     26     Green Heron    Butorides virescens     
10c     34     Turkey Vulture    Cathartes aura     
15c     36     Western Osprey    Pandion haliaetus     
20c     45     Clapper Rail    Rallus crepitans     
25c     65     Royal Tern    Thalasseus maximus     
30c     69     Key West Quail-Dove    Geotrygon chrysia     
40c     72     Smooth-billed Ani    Crotophaga ani     
45c     74     Burrowing Owl    Athene cunicularia     
50c     104     Hairy Woodpecker    Leuconotopicus villosus     
55c     72     Mangrove Cuckoo    Coccyzus minor     
60c     215     Bahama Mockingbird    Mimus gundlachii     
70c     235     Red-winged Blackbird    Agelaius phoeniceus     
1$     158     Thick-billed Vireo    Vireo crassirostris     
2$     233     Bahama Yellowthroat    Geothlypis rostrata     
5$     238     Western Spindalis    Spindalis zena     

1991.02   01.07.1991   Birds      
Greater Antillean Bullfinch Loxigilla violacea
10$     238     Greater Antillean Bullfinch    Loxigilla violacea     

1993.01   08.07.1993   Independence   4v set   
American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber
70c     22     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     

1993.02   23.09.1993   Imprint 1993 on 1991.01      
10c     34     Turkey Vulture    Cathartes aura     
25c     65     Royal Tern    Thalasseus maximus     
30c     69     Key West Quail-Dove    Geotrygon chrysia     
55c     72     Mangrove Cuckoo    Coccyzus minor     
5$     238     Western Spindalis    Spindalis zena     

1993.03   31.12.1993   Imprint 1993 on 1991.01      
40c     72     Smooth-billed Ani    Crotophaga ani     

1995.01   31.01.1995   Imprint 1995 on 1991.01      
25c     65     Royal Tern    Thalasseus maximus     
5$     238     Western Spindalis    Spindalis zena     

1995.02   Imprint 1995 on 1991.01      
15c     36     Western Osprey    Pandion haliaetus     
40c     72     Smooth-billed Ani    Crotophaga ani     
55c     72     Mangrove Cuckoo    Coccyzus minor     

1995.03   07.06.1995   WWF      
Kirtland's Warbler Setophaga kirtlandii Kirtland's Warbler Setophaga kirtlandii Kirtland's Warbler Setophaga kirtlandii Kirtland's Warbler Setophaga kirtlandii
15c     233     Kirtland's Warbler    Setophaga kirtlandii     
15c     233     Kirtland's Warbler    Setophaga kirtlandii     
25c     233     Kirtland's Warbler    Setophaga kirtlandii     
25c     233     Kirtland's Warbler    Setophaga kirtlandii     

1995.04   07.06.1995   WWF      
Kirtland's Warbler Setophaga kirtlandii
2$     233     Kirtland's Warbler    Setophaga kirtlandii     MS

1999.01   09.02.1999   National Trust, Flamingo   Strip   

American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber
55c     22     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     
and     25     Roseate Spoonbill    Platalea ajaja     
55c     22     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     
and     25     Roseate Spoonbill    Platalea ajaja     
and     63     Lesser Yellowlegs    Tringa flavipes     
55c     22     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     
55c     22     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     
55c     22     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     
and     56     Black-necked Stilt    Himantopus mexicanus     

1999.02   08.10.1999   National Trust, birds   Strip   

White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor Bahama Woodstar Calliphlox evelynae West Indian Whistling Duck Dendrocygna arborea Cuban Amazon Amazona leucocephala
65c     23     White-tailed Tropicbird    Phaethon lepturus     
and     65     Bridled Tern    Onychoprion anaethetus     
65c     26     Tricolored Heron    Egretta tricolor     
65c     82     Bahama Woodstar    Calliphlox evelynae     
65c     9     West Indian Whistling Duck    Dendrocygna arborea     
65c     108     Cuban Amazon    Amazona leucocephala     

1999.03   30.11.1999   National Trust, flora and fauna   5v strip   
Cuban Emerald Chlorostilbon ricordii
65c     82     Cuban Emerald    Chlorostilbon ricordii     

2000.01   12.12.2000   Bahamas Humane Society   4v set   
Cuban Amazon Amazona leucocephala
15c     108     Cuban Amazon    Amazona leucocephala     

2001.01   01.07.2001   Birds and eggs      
Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens Purple Gallinule Porphyrio martinica Antillean Nighthawk Chordeiles gundlachii Wilson's Plover Charadrius wilsonia Killdeer Charadrius vociferus Bahama Woodstar Calliphlox evelynae Bahama Swallow Tachycineta cyaneoviridis Bahama Mockingbird Mimus gundlachii Hispaniolan Oriole Icterus dominicensis Great Lizard Cuckoo Coccyzus merlini Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri Grey Kingbird Tyrannus dominicensis Bananaquit Coereba flaveola American Yellow Warbler Setophaga aestiva Greater Antillean Bullfinch Loxigilla violacea Roseate Spoonbill Platalea ajaja
5c     26     Reddish Egret    Egretta rufescens     
10c     45     Purple Gallinule    Porphyrio martinica     
15c     78     Antillean Nighthawk    Chordeiles gundlachii     
20c     57     Wilson's Plover    Charadrius wilsonia     
25c     57     Killdeer    Charadrius vociferus     
30c     82     Bahama Woodstar    Calliphlox evelynae     
40c     185     Bahama Swallow    Tachycineta cyaneoviridis     
50c     215     Bahama Mockingbird    Mimus gundlachii     
60c     235     Hispaniolan Oriole    Icterus dominicensis     
65c     72     Great Lizard Cuckoo    Coccyzus merlini     
70c     20     Audubon's Shearwater    Puffinus lherminieri     
80c     120     Grey Kingbird    Tyrannus dominicensis     
1$     236     Bananaquit    Coereba flaveola     
2$     233     American Yellow Warbler    Setophaga aestiva     
5$     238     Greater Antillean Bullfinch    Loxigilla violacea     
10$     25     Roseate Spoonbill    Platalea ajaja     

2002.01   21.03.2002   Imprint 2002 on 2001.01      
Wilson's Plover Charadrius wilsonia Killdeer Charadrius vociferus Bahama Swallow Tachycineta cyaneoviridis Roseate Spoonbill Platalea ajaja
20c     57     Wilson's Plover    Charadrius wilsonia     
25c     57     Killdeer    Charadrius vociferus     
40c     185     Bahama Swallow    Tachycineta cyaneoviridis     
10$     25     Roseate Spoonbill    Platalea ajaja     

2002.02   01.10.2002   Mark Catesby   6v set   
Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus White-cheeked Pintail Anas bahamensis American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber Yellow-crowned Night Heron Nyctanassa violacea
15c     235     Bobolink    Dolichonyx oryzivorus     
65c     9     White-cheeked Pintail    Anas bahamensis     
70c     22     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     
80c     26     Yellow-crowned Night Heron    Nyctanassa violacea     

2002.03   15.10.2002   Imprint 2002 on 2001.01      
Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
25c     57     Killdeer    Charadrius vociferus     Brighter

2003.01   18.02.2003   Inagua national park      
American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber
15c     22     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     
25c     22     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     
50c     22     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     
65c     22     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     
70c     22     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     
80c     22     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     

2003.02   30.04.2003   Family island regatta      
Common Tern Sterna hirundo Common Tern Sterna hirundo Common Tern Sterna hirundo Common Tern Sterna hirundo
15c     65     Common Tern    Sterna hirundo     
and     22     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     
65c     65     Common Tern    Sterna hirundo     
and     22     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     
70c     65     Common Tern    Sterna hirundo     
and     22     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     
80c     65     Common Tern    Sterna hirundo     
and     22     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     

2003.03   24.11.2003   Waters of life   4v set   
Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
65c     65     Ring-billed Gull    Larus delawarensis     
70c     65     Ring-billed Gull    Larus delawarensis     

2004.01   24.02.2004   Harrold & Wilson Ponds   6v set   
American White Ibis Eudocimus albus Green Heron Butorides virescens White-cheeked Pintail Anas bahamensis Snowy Egret Egretta thula
15c     25     American White Ibis    Eudocimus albus     
and     26     Tricolored Heron    Egretta tricolor     
and     26     Western Cattle Egret    Bubulcus ibis     
and     26     Snowy Egret    Egretta thula     
25c     21     Least Grebe    Tachybaptus dominicus     
and     26     Green Heron    Butorides virescens     
65c     9     White-cheeked Pintail    Anas bahamensis     
and     26     Great Blue Heron    Ardea herodias     
70c     26     Snowy Egret    Egretta thula     
and     26     Reddish Egret    Egretta rufescens     

2004.02   Imprint 2004 on 2001.01      
Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
25c     57     Killdeer    Charadrius vociferus     Species name in black

2005.01   17.05.2005   Key West   4v set   
Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus
65c     14     Red Junglefowl    Gallus gallus     

2005.02   08.09.2005   Imprint 2005 on 2001.01      
Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
25c     57     Killdeer    Charadrius vociferus     

2006.01   28.03.2006   BirdLife International      
Brown-headed Nuthatch Sitta pusilla Brown-headed Nuthatch Sitta pusilla Brown-headed Nuthatch Sitta pusilla Brown-headed Nuthatch Sitta pusilla Brown-headed Nuthatch Sitta pusilla Brown-headed Nuthatch Sitta pusilla
15c     212     Brown-headed Nuthatch    Sitta pusilla     
25c     212     Brown-headed Nuthatch    Sitta pusilla     
50c     212     Brown-headed Nuthatch    Sitta pusilla     
65c     212     Brown-headed Nuthatch    Sitta pusilla     
70c     212     Brown-headed Nuthatch    Sitta pusilla     
80c     212     Brown-headed Nuthatch    Sitta pusilla     

2006.02   28.03.2006   BirdLife International   Sheet   2006.01

Brown-headed Nuthatch Sitta pusilla Brown-headed Nuthatch Sitta pusilla Brown-headed Nuthatch Sitta pusilla Brown-headed Nuthatch Sitta pusilla Brown-headed Nuthatch Sitta pusilla Brown-headed Nuthatch Sitta pusilla
15c     212     Brown-headed Nuthatch    Sitta pusilla     
25c     212     Brown-headed Nuthatch    Sitta pusilla     
50c     212     Brown-headed Nuthatch    Sitta pusilla     
65c     212     Brown-headed Nuthatch    Sitta pusilla     
70c     212     Brown-headed Nuthatch    Sitta pusilla     
80c     212     Brown-headed Nuthatch    Sitta pusilla     

2008.01   25.11.2008   UWI, The University of the West Indies   3v set   
Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis
65c     29     Brown Pelican    Pelecanus occidentalis     

2009.01   06.01.2009   Rare birds      
Bahama Oriole Icterus northropi Cuban Amazon Amazona leucocephala Great Lizard Cuckoo Coccyzus merlini Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri
15c     235     Bahama Oriole    Icterus northropi     
50c     108     Cuban Amazon    Amazona leucocephala     
65c     72     Great Lizard Cuckoo    Coccyzus merlini     
70c     20     Audubon's Shearwater    Puffinus lherminieri     

2009.02   01.05.2009   Potcake dogs   4v set   
Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla
50c     65     Laughing Gull    Leucophaeus atricilla     
65c     65     Laughing Gull    Leucophaeus atricilla     
70c     65     Laughing Gull    Leucophaeus atricilla     

2012.01   21.03.2012   WWF      
American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber
15c     22     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     White frame
50c     22     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     White frame
65c     22     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     White frame
70c     22     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     White frame

2012.02   21.03.2012   WWF   Sheet with 4 sets   2012.01

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American Flamingo  Phoenicopterus ruber American Flamingo  Phoenicopterus ruber American Flamingo  Phoenicopterus ruber American Flamingo  Phoenicopterus ruber
15c     22     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     No white frame
50c     22     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     No white frame
65c     22     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     No white frame
70c     22     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     No white frame

2012.03   21.03.2012   WWF      
American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber
5$     22     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     MS

2015.01   06.03.2015   World day of prayer   3v set   
American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber
50c     22     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     

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Location: Caribbean, chain of islands in the North Atlantic Ocean
Population: 295,000
Climate: tropical marine; moderated by warm waters of Gulf Stream
Terrain: long, flat coral formations with some low rounded hills

Birds: 324 species. 1 endemic species: Bahama Yellowthroat Geothlypis rostrata, on 1991 Birds 2$.

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26.08.2016