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British Solomon Islands
Bird stamps from British Solomon Islands

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6   27   36   65   78   87   90   106   108   158  

Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1939.01   01.02.1939   Definitives      
Melanesian Megapode Megapodius eremita
2s6d     6     Melanesian Megapode    Megapodius eremita     

1961.01   19.01.1961   New constitution      
Great Frigatebird Fregata minor Great Frigatebird Fregata minor Great Frigatebird Fregata minor
2d     65     Great Frigatebird    Fregata minor     
3d     65     Great Frigatebird    Fregata minor     = 2d
9d     65     Great Frigatebird    Fregata minor     = 2d

1965.01   24.05.1965   Definitives      
Blyth's Hornbill Rhyticeros plicatus Lesser Frigatebird Fregata ariel Solomons Cockatoo Cacatua ducorpsii
2d     87     Blyth's Hornbill    Rhyticeros plicatus     
9d     65     Lesser Frigatebird    Fregata ariel     
2s     78     Sanford's Sea Eagle    Haliaeetus sanfordi     
10s     106     Solomons Cockatoo    Cacatua ducorpsii     

1966.01   14.02.1966   Surcharge on 1965.01   wmk upright   
4c     87     Blyth's Hornbill    Rhyticeros plicatus     
8c     65     Lesser Frigatebird    Fregata ariel     
20c     78     Sanford's Sea Eagle    Haliaeetus sanfordi     
1$     106     Solomons Cockatoo    Cacatua ducorpsii     

1966.02   Surcharge on 1965.01   wmk sideways   
4c     87     Blyth's Hornbill    Rhyticeros plicatus     
8c     65     Lesser Frigatebird    Fregata ariel     
20c     78     Sanford's Sea Eagle    Haliaeetus sanfordi     
1$     106     Solomons Cockatoo    Cacatua ducorpsii     

1967.01   01.03.1967   Surcharge on 1965.01      
Blyth's Hornbill Rhyticeros plicatus
35c     87     Blyth's Hornbill    Rhyticeros plicatus     

1973.01   02.07.1973   Definitives      
Great Frigatebird Fregata minor
5$     65     Great Frigatebird    Fregata minor     

1974.01   16.12.1974   New constitution   4v set   1961.01
Great Frigatebird Fregata minor Great Frigatebird Fregata minor
9c     65     Great Frigatebird    Fregata minor     
15c     65     Great Frigatebird    Fregata minor     

1974.02   16.12.1974   New constitution   4v sheet   1974.01
Great Frigatebird Fregata minor Great Frigatebird Fregata minor
9c     65     Great Frigatebird    Fregata minor     
15c     65     Great Frigatebird    Fregata minor     

1975.01   07.04.1975   Birds      
Australian Golden Whistler Pachycephala pectoralis Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis Claret-breasted Fruit Dove Ptilinopus viridis Red-backed Buttonquail Turnix maculosus Duchess Lorikeet Charmosyna margarethae
1c     158     Australian Golden Whistler    Pachycephala pectoralis     
2c     90     Common Kingfisher    Alcedo atthis     
3c     27     Claret-breasted Fruit Dove    Ptilinopus viridis     
4c     36     Red-backed Buttonquail    Turnix maculosus     
2$     108     Duchess Lorikeet    Charmosyna margarethae     

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Location: Oceania, group of islands in the South Pacific Ocean
Status: No longer a stamp-issuing entity; now named Solomon Islands

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03.04.2020