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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1950.01   01.07.1950   Definitives, George VI      
Dodo Raphus cucullatus
12c     27     Dodo    Raphus cucullatus †     

1954.01   02.08.1954   Definitives, Elisabeth II   Script wmk   1950.01
Dodo Raphus cucullatus
60c     27     Dodo    Raphus cucullatus †     

1964.01   28.05.1964   Definitives   Print wmk   1954.01
60c     27     Dodo    Raphus cucullatus †     

1965.01   16.03.1965   Definitives   Upright wmk   
Mauritius Grey White-eye Zosterops mauritianus Rodrigues Fody Foudia flavicans Mauritius Olive White-eye Zosterops chloronothos Mascarene Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone bourbonnensis Mauritius Fody Foudia rubra Echo Parakeet Psittacula eques Mauritius Cuckooshrike Lalage typica Mauritius Kestrel Falco punctatus Pink Pigeon Nesoenas mayeri Mauritius Bulbul Hypsipetes olivaceus Mauritius Blue Pigeon Alectroenas nitidissimus Dodo Raphus cucullatus Rodrigues Solitaire Pezophaps solitaria Red Rail Aphanapteryx bonasia Broad-billed Parrot Lophopsittacus mauritianus
2c     204     Mauritius Grey White-eye    Zosterops mauritianus     
3c     230     Rodrigues Fody    Foudia flavicans     
4c     204     Mauritius Olive White-eye    Zosterops chloronothos     
5c     164     Mascarene Paradise Flycatcher    Terpsiphone bourbonnensis     
10c     230     Mauritius Fody    Foudia rubra     
15c     108     Echo Parakeet    Psittacula eques     
20c     152     Mauritius Cuckooshrike    Lalage typica     
25c     104     Mauritius Kestrel    Falco punctatus     
35c     27     Pink Pigeon    Nesoenas mayeri     
50c     187     Mauritius Bulbul    Hypsipetes olivaceus     
60c     27     Mauritius Blue Pigeon    Alectroenas nitidissimus †     
1r     27     Dodo    Raphus cucullatus †     
2.50r     27     Rodrigues Solitaire    Pezophaps solitaria †     
5r     30     Red Rail    Aphanapteryx bonasia †     
10r     108     Broad-billed Parrot    Lophopsittacus mauritianus †     

1966.01   Definitives   Sideways wmk   1965.01
5c     164     Mascarene Paradise Flycatcher    Terpsiphone bourbonnensis     

1967.01   27.06.1967   Definitives   Sideways wmk   1965.01
35c     27     Pink Pigeon    Nesoenas mayeri     

1967.02   01.09.1967   Self-government      
Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda Rodrigues Warbler Acrocephalus rodericanus Newton's Parakeet Psittacula exsul Mascarene Swiftlet Aerodramus francicus
2c     57     Red-tailed Tropicbird    Phaethon rubricauda     
10c     197     Rodrigues Warbler    Acrocephalus rodericanus     
60c     108     Newton's Parakeet    Psittacula exsul †     
1r     20     Mascarene Swiftlet    Aerodramus francicus     

1967.03   01.09.1967   Overprint SELF GOVERNMENT 1967 on 1965.01      
Mauritius Grey White-eye Zosterops mauritianus Rodrigues Fody Foudia flavicans Mauritius Olive White-eye Zosterops chloronothos Mascarene Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone bourbonnensis Mauritius Fody Foudia rubra Echo Parakeet Psittacula eques Mauritius Cuckooshrike Lalage typica Mauritius Kestrel Falco punctatus Pink Pigeon Nesoenas mayeri Mauritius Bulbul Hypsipetes olivaceus Mauritius Blue Pigeon Alectroenas nitidissimus Dodo Raphus cucullatus Rodrigues Solitaire Pezophaps solitaria Red Rail Aphanapteryx bonasia Broad-billed Parrot Lophopsittacus mauritianus
2c     204     Mauritius Grey White-eye    Zosterops mauritianus     
3c     230     Rodrigues Fody    Foudia flavicans     
4c     204     Mauritius Olive White-eye    Zosterops chloronothos     
5c     164     Mascarene Paradise Flycatcher    Terpsiphone bourbonnensis     
10c     230     Mauritius Fody    Foudia rubra     
15c     108     Echo Parakeet    Psittacula eques     
20c     152     Mauritius Cuckooshrike    Lalage typica     
25c     104     Mauritius Kestrel    Falco punctatus     
35c     27     Pink Pigeon    Nesoenas mayeri     
50c     187     Mauritius Bulbul    Hypsipetes olivaceus     
60c     27     Mauritius Blue Pigeon    Alectroenas nitidissimus †     
1r     27     Dodo    Raphus cucullatus †     
2.50r     27     Rodrigues Solitaire    Pezophaps solitaria †     
5r     30     Red Rail    Aphanapteryx bonasia †     
10r     108     Broad-billed Parrot    Lophopsittacus mauritianus †     

1968.01   12.03.1968   Independence   6v set   
Dodo Raphus cucullatus Dodo Raphus cucullatus Dodo Raphus cucullatus
3c     27     Dodo    Raphus cucullatus †     
20c     27     Dodo    Raphus cucullatus †     = 3c
1r     27     Dodo    Raphus cucullatus †     = 3c

1968.02   12.07.1968   New colours      1965.01
Mauritius Grey White-eye Zosterops mauritianus Rodrigues Fody Foudia flavicans Echo Parakeet Psittacula eques Mauritius Cuckooshrike Lalage typica Mauritius Blue Pigeon Alectroenas nitidissimus Dodo Raphus cucullatus
2c     204     Mauritius Grey White-eye    Zosterops mauritianus     
3c     230     Rodrigues Fody    Foudia flavicans     
15c     108     Echo Parakeet    Psittacula eques     
20c     152     Mauritius Cuckooshrike    Lalage typica     
60c     27     Mauritius Blue Pigeon    Alectroenas nitidissimus †     
1r     27     Dodo    Raphus cucullatus †     

1978.01   21.09.1978   WWF   4v set   
Mauritius Kestrel Falco punctatus
5r     104     Mauritius Kestrel    Falco punctatus     

1978.02   21.09.1978   WWF   4v sheet   1978.01
Mauritius Kestrel Falco punctatus
5r     104     Mauritius Kestrel    Falco punctatus     

1979.01   27.08.1979   Sir Rowland Hill, stamp on stamp   3v set   1954.01
Dodo Raphus cucullatus
2r     27     Dodo    Raphus cucullatus †     

1984.01   26.03.1984   Mauritius Kestrel      
Mauritius Kestrel Falco punctatus Mauritius Kestrel Falco punctatus Mauritius Kestrel Falco punctatus Mauritius Kestrel Falco punctatus
25c     104     Mauritius Kestrel    Falco punctatus     
2r     104     Mauritius Kestrel    Falco punctatus     
2.50r     104     Mauritius Kestrel    Falco punctatus     
10r     104     Mauritius Kestrel    Falco punctatus     

1985.01   02.09.1985   WWF, Pink Pigeon      
Pink Pigeon Nesoenas mayeri Pink Pigeon Nesoenas mayeri Pink Pigeon Nesoenas mayeri Pink Pigeon Nesoenas mayeri
25c     27     Pink Pigeon    Nesoenas mayeri     
2r     27     Pink Pigeon    Nesoenas mayeri     
2.50r     27     Pink Pigeon    Nesoenas mayeri     
5r     27     Pink Pigeon    Nesoenas mayeri     

1985.02   27.09.1985   World tourism organisation      
Cory's Shearwater Calonectris borealis
5r     63     Cory's Shearwater    Calonectris borealis     

1990.01   22.11.1990   Protection of the environment   16v set   
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia Eurasian Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola
30c     49     Common Greenshank    Tringa nebularia     
1.50r     49     Eurasian Whimbrel    Numenius phaeopus     
25r     43     Grey Plover    Pluvialis squatarola     
and     49     Ruddy Turnstone    Arenaria interpres     
and     49     Curlew Sandpiper    Calidris ferruginea     

1991.01   13.12.1991   Indian Ocean Islands   4v set   
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus
1r     69     Glossy Ibis    Plegadis falcinellus     

1992.01   29.10.1992   Bank of Mauritius   4v set   
4r     27     Dodo    Raphus cucullatus †     

1995.01   Imprint 1995 on 1990.01      
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia
30c     49     Common Greenshank    Tringa nebularia     

1996.01   Imprint 1996 on 1990.01      
25r     43     Grey Plover    Pluvialis squatarola     
and     49     Ruddy Turnstone    Arenaria interpres     
and     49     Curlew Sandpiper    Calidris ferruginea     

1997.01   Imprint 1997 on 1990.01      
25r     43     Grey Plover    Pluvialis squatarola     
and     49     Ruddy Turnstone    Arenaria interpres     
and     49     Curlew Sandpiper    Calidris ferruginea     

1997.02   09.06.1997   Mauritius history   5v set   
Dodo Raphus cucullatus
6r     27     Dodo    Raphus cucullatus †     Skeleton

1998.01   Imprint 1998 on 1990.01      
25r     43     Grey Plover    Pluvialis squatarola     
and     49     Ruddy Turnstone    Arenaria interpres     
and     49     Curlew Sandpiper    Calidris ferruginea     

2001.01   13.06.2001   Bicentenary of the Baudin Expedition   4v set   
Mascarene Martin Phedina borbonica
6r     188     Mascarene Martin    Phedina borbonica     

2003.01   19.03.2003   WWF      
Echo Parakeet Psittacula eques Echo Parakeet Psittacula eques Echo Parakeet Psittacula eques Echo Parakeet Psittacula eques
1r     108     Echo Parakeet    Psittacula eques     
2r     108     Echo Parakeet    Psittacula eques     
5r     108     Echo Parakeet    Psittacula eques     
15r     108     Echo Parakeet    Psittacula eques     

2005.01   18.03.2005   Round Island   4v set   
Trindade Petrel Pterodroma arminjoniana
9r     63     Trindade Petrel    Pterodroma arminjoniana     

2006.01   05.06.2006   Ecology   4v set   
Common Myna Acridotheres tristis
2r     221     Common Myna    Acridotheres tristis     

2007.01   25.06.2007   Dodo      
Dodo Raphus cucullatus Dodo Raphus cucullatus Dodo Raphus cucullatus Dodo Raphus cucullatus
5r     27     Dodo    Raphus cucullatus †     
10r     27     Dodo    Raphus cucullatus †     
15r     27     Dodo    Raphus cucullatus †     
25r     27     Dodo    Raphus cucullatus †     

2007.02   25.06.2007   Dodo      
Dodo Raphus cucullatus
25r     27     Dodo    Raphus cucullatus †     MS

2013.01   30.08.2013   Flora and fauna   3v set   
Mascarene Martin Phedina borbonica
18r     188     Mascarene Martin    Phedina borbonica     

2015.01   25.09.2015   French landing in Mauritius      
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus
17r     57     White-tailed Tropicbird    Phaethon lepturus     

2022.01   12.03.2022   Mauritius Kestrel      
Mauritius Kestrel Falco punctatus
50r     104     Mauritius Kestrel    Falco punctatus     

2022.02   22.05.2022   Extinct species      
Mauritius Wood Pigeon Columba thiriouxi Mauritius Blue Pigeon Alectroenas nitidissimus Newton's Parakeet Psittacula exsul
5r     0     Mauritius Wood Pigeon    Columba thiriouxi     
20r     27     Mauritius Blue Pigeon    Alectroenas nitidissimus †     
32r     108     Newton's Parakeet    Psittacula exsul †     

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Location: Southern Africa, island in the Indian Ocean
Population: 1.2 million
Climate: tropical, modified by southeast trade winds; warm, dry winter; hot, wet, humid summer
Terrain: small coastal plain rising to discontinuous mountains encircling central plateau

Birds: 119 species. 8 endemic species.

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