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Bird stamps from Nevis

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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1985.01   19.03.1985   Local hawks and herons      
Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
20c     36     Broad-winged Hawk    Buteo platypterus     
40c     36     Red-tailed Hawk    Buteo jamaicensis     
60c     25     Little Blue Heron    Egretta caerulea     
3$     25     Great Blue Heron    Ardea herodias     

1985.02   25.03.1985   Audubon      
Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon Mangrove Cuckoo Coccyzus minor American Yellow Warbler Setophaga aestiva Cerulean Warbler Setophaga cerulea Burrowing Owl Athene cunicularia Long-eared Owl Asio otus
5c     218     Eastern Bluebird    Sialia sialis     
5c     240     Northern Cardinal    Cardinalis cardinalis     
55c     87     Belted Kingfisher    Megaceryle alcyon     
55c     71     Mangrove Cuckoo    Coccyzus minor     
60c     233     American Yellow Warbler    Setophaga aestiva     
60c     233     Cerulean Warbler    Setophaga cerulea     
2$     73     Burrowing Owl    Athene cunicularia     
2$     73     Long-eared Owl    Asio otus     

1985.03   03.06.1985   Audubon      
Painted Bunting Passerina ciris Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus Western Tanager Piranga ludoviciana Varied Thrush Ixoreus naevius Evening Grosbeak Hesperiphona vespertina Blackburnian Warbler Setophaga fusca Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula
1c     240     Painted Bunting    Passerina ciris     
1c     207     Golden-crowned Kinglet    Regulus satrapa     
40c     103     Northern Flicker    Colaptes auratus     
40c     240     Western Tanager    Piranga ludoviciana     
60c     218     Varied Thrush    Ixoreus naevius     
60c     232     Evening Grosbeak    Hesperiphona vespertina     
2.50$     233     Blackburnian Warbler    Setophaga fusca     
2.50$     235     Baltimore Oriole    Icterus galbula     

1991.01   28.05.1991   Birds of Nevis   Sheet   

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Magnificent Frigatebird  Fregata magnificens Roseate Tern  Sterna dougallii Red-tailed Hawk  Buteo jamaicensis Zenaida Dove  Zenaida aurita Bananaquit  Coereba flaveola American Kestrel  Falco sparverius Grey Kingbird  Tyrannus dominicensis Prothonotary Warbler  Protonotaria citrea Antillean Euphonia  Euphonia musica Antillean Crested Hummingbird  Orthorhyncus cristatus White-tailed Tropicbird  Phaethon lepturus Yellow-bellied Sapsucker  Sphyrapicus varius Green-throated Carib  Eulampis holosericeus Purple-throated Carib  Eulampis jugularis Black-bellied Whistling Duck  Dendrocygna autumnalis Ringed Kingfisher  Megaceryle torquata Burrowing Owl  Athene cunicularia Ruddy Turnstone  Arenaria interpres Great Blue Heron  Ardea herodias Yellow-crowned Night Heron  Nyctanassa violacea
40c     29     Magnificent Frigatebird    Fregata magnificens     
40c     64     Roseate Tern    Sterna dougallii     
40c     36     Red-tailed Hawk    Buteo jamaicensis     
40c     68     Zenaida Dove    Zenaida aurita     
40c     236     Bananaquit    Coereba flaveola     
40c     104     American Kestrel    Falco sparverius     
40c     120     Grey Kingbird    Tyrannus dominicensis     
40c     233     Prothonotary Warbler    Protonotaria citrea     
40c     232     Antillean Euphonia    Euphonia musica     
40c     81     Antillean Crested Hummingbird    Orthorhyncus cristatus     
40c     22     White-tailed Tropicbird    Phaethon lepturus     
40c     103     Yellow-bellied Sapsucker    Sphyrapicus varius     
40c     81     Green-throated Carib    Eulampis holosericeus     
40c     81     Purple-throated Carib    Eulampis jugularis     
40c     8     Black-bellied Whistling Duck    Dendrocygna autumnalis     
40c     87     Ringed Kingfisher    Megaceryle torquata     
40c     73     Burrowing Owl    Athene cunicularia     
40c     62     Ruddy Turnstone    Arenaria interpres     
40c     25     Great Blue Heron    Ardea herodias     
40c     25     Yellow-crowned Night Heron    Nyctanassa violacea     

1991.02   28.05.1991   Birds of Nevis      
Great Egret Ardea alba
6$     25     Great Egret    Ardea alba     MS

1992.01   06.07.1992   World Columbian Stamp Expo '92      
6$     18     European Storm Petrel    Hydrobates pelagicus     MS

1993.01   19.09.1993   10th anniversary of independence   2v set   
Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis
80c     28     Brown Pelican    Pelecanus occidentalis     

1994.01   16.08.1994   Philakorea '94   8v sheet   

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Red-crowned Crane  Grus japonensis Red-crowned Crane  Grus japonensis Red-crowned Crane  Grus japonensis
50c     46     Red-crowned Crane    Grus japonensis     
50c     46     Red-crowned Crane    Grus japonensis     
50c     46     Red-crowned Crane    Grus japonensis     

1995.01   30.03.1995   Waterbirds      
Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus Green Heron Butorides virescens Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis
50c     8     Hooded Merganser    Lophodytes cucullatus     
80c     25     Green Heron    Butorides virescens     
2$     31     Double-crested Cormorant    Phalacrocorax auritus     
3$     8     Ruddy Duck    Oxyura jamaicensis     

1995.02   30.03.1995   Waterbirds      

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Black Skimmer  Rynchops niger Snowy Plover  Charadrius nivosus
6$     64     Black Skimmer    Rynchops niger     MS
6$     56     Snowy Plover    Charadrius nivosus     MS

1995.03   30.03.1995   Hummingbirds of the West Indies   Sheet   

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Rufous-breasted Hermit  Glaucis hirsutus Purple-throated Carib  Eulampis jugularis Green Mango  Anthracothorax viridis Bahama Woodstar  Calliphlox evelynae Hispaniolan Emerald  Chlorostilbon swainsonii Antillean Crested Hummingbird  Orthorhyncus cristatus Green-throated Carib  Eulampis holosericeus Antillean Mango  Anthracothorax dominicus Vervain Hummingbird  Mellisuga minima Jamaican Mango  Anthracothorax mango Cuban Emerald  Chlorostilbon ricordii Blue-headed Hummingbird  Cyanophaia bicolor
50c     81     Rufous-breasted Hermit    Glaucis hirsutus     
50c     81     Purple-throated Carib    Eulampis jugularis     
50c     81     Green Mango    Anthracothorax viridis     
50c     81     Bahama Woodstar    Calliphlox evelynae     
50c     81     Hispaniolan Emerald    Chlorostilbon swainsonii     
50c     81     Antillean Crested Hummingbird    Orthorhyncus cristatus     
50c     81     Green-throated Carib    Eulampis holosericeus     
50c     81     Antillean Mango    Anthracothorax dominicus     
50c     81     Vervain Hummingbird    Mellisuga minima     
50c     81     Jamaican Mango    Anthracothorax mango     
50c     81     Cuban Emerald    Chlorostilbon ricordii     
50c     81     Blue-headed Hummingbird    Cyanophaia bicolor     

1995.04   01.09.1995   Marine life   16v sheet   
Great Egret Ardea alba  Not identified
50c     25     Great Egret    Ardea alba     
50c              Not identified     

1996.01   02.12.1996   Christmas   6v set   
Western Meadowlark Sturnella neglecta American Yellow Warbler Setophaga aestiva American Goldfinch Spinus tristis Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos Yellow-rumped Cacique Cacicus cela
25c     235     Western Meadowlark    Sturnella neglecta     
50c     233     American Yellow Warbler    Setophaga aestiva     
1$     232     American Goldfinch    Spinus tristis     
1.60$     215     Northern Mockingbird    Mimus polyglottos     
5$     235     Yellow-rumped Cacique    Cacicus cela     

1996.02   02.12.1996   Christmas      

Scarlet Flycatcher Pyrocephalus rubinus Blue-and-yellow Macaw Ara ararauna
6$     120     Scarlet Flycatcher    Pyrocephalus rubinus     MS
6$     107     Blue-and-yellow Macaw    Ara ararauna     MS

1998.01   31.03.1998   Wildlife   6v set   
African Fish Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer Summer Tanager Piranga rubra Hoatzin Opisthocomus hoazin
30c     36     African Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus vocifer     
80c     240     Summer Tanager    Piranga rubra     
3$     69     Hoatzin    Opisthocomus hoazin     

1998.02   31.03.1998   Endangered species   9v sheet   
Keel-billed Toucan Ramphastos sulfuratus Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis
1$     99     Keel-billed Toucan    Ramphastos sulfuratus     
1$     28     Brown Pelican    Pelecanus occidentalis     

1998.03   15.10.1998   Royal Air Force      
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
5$     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     MS

1998.04   24.11.1998   Christmas   6v set   
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
1$     185     Barn Swallow    Hirundo rustica     

1999.01   10.05.1999   Birds of the Caribbean   Sheet   

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American Yellow Warbler  Setophaga aestiva Common Yellowthroat  Geothlypis trichas Painted Bunting  Passerina ciris Belted Kingfisher  Megaceryle alcyon American Kestrel  Falco sparverius Bullock's Oriole  Icterus bullockii
1.60$     233     American Yellow Warbler    Setophaga aestiva     
1.60$     233     Common Yellowthroat    Geothlypis trichas     
1.60$     240     Painted Bunting    Passerina ciris     
1.60$     87     Belted Kingfisher    Megaceryle alcyon     
1.60$     104     American Kestrel    Falco sparverius     
1.60$     235     Bullock's Oriole    Icterus bullockii     

1999.02   10.05.1999   Birds of the Caribbean      
Bananaquit Coereba flaveola
5$     236     Bananaquit    Coereba flaveola     MS

1999.03   10.05.1999   Birds of the world   Sheet   

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Malachite Kingfisher  Corythornis cristatus Lilac-breasted Roller  Coracias caudatus Swallow-tailed Bee-eater  Merops hirundineus Eurasian Jay  Garrulus glandarius Black-collared Apalis  Oreolais pulcher Grey-backed Camaroptera  Camaroptera brevicaudata
1.60$     87     Malachite Kingfisher    Corythornis cristatus     
1.60$     85     Lilac-breasted Roller    Coracias caudatus     
1.60$     90     Swallow-tailed Bee-eater    Merops hirundineus     
1.60$     163     Eurasian Jay    Garrulus glandarius     
1.60$     198     Black-collared Apalis    Oreolais pulcher     
1.60$     198     Grey-backed Camaroptera    Camaroptera brevicaudata     

1999.04   10.05.1999   Birds of the world      
Groundscraper Thrush Turdus litsitsirupa
5$     218     Groundscraper Thrush    Turdus litsitsirupa     MS

2001.01   31.01.2001   Garden of Eden   6v sheet   
 Not identified
1.60$              Not identified     

2001.02   31.01.2001   Garden of Eden   6v sheet   
Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber
1.60$     103     Pileated Woodpecker    Dryocopus pileatus     
1.60$     21     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     

2001.03   31.01.2001   Garden of Eden      

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Keel-billed Toucan  Ramphastos sulfuratus Bald Eagle  Haliaeetus leucocephalus Blue-and-yellow Macaw  Ara ararauna
5$     99     Keel-billed Toucan    Ramphastos sulfuratus     MS
5$     36     Bald Eagle    Haliaeetus leucocephalus     MS
5$     107     Blue-and-yellow Macaw    Ara ararauna     MS

2002.01   15.08.2002   Birds - APS Stampshow 2002   Sheet   

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Roseate Spoonbill  Platalea ajaja White-tailed Tropicbird  Phaethon lepturus Ruby-throated Hummingbird  Archilochus colubris Black Skimmer  Rynchops niger Black-necked Stilt  Himantopus mexicanus Mourning Dove  Zenaida macroura
1.60$     24     Roseate Spoonbill    Platalea ajaja     
1.60$     22     White-tailed Tropicbird    Phaethon lepturus     
1.60$     81     Ruby-throated Hummingbird    Archilochus colubris     
1.60$     64     Black Skimmer    Rynchops niger     
1.60$     55     Black-necked Stilt    Himantopus mexicanus     
1.60$     68     Mourning Dove    Zenaida macroura     

2002.02   15.08.2002   Birds - APS Stampshow 2002      
Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus
5$     64     Royal Tern    Thalasseus maximus     MS

2002.03   21.10.2002   Japanese art   2v sheet   
Black-naped Oriole Oriolus chinensis
3$     159     Black-naped Oriole    Oriolus chinensis     

2002.04   21.10.2002   Japanese art   4v sheet   
Golden Pheasant Chrysolophus pictus Kalij Pheasant Lophura leucomelanos
2$     13     Golden Pheasant    Chrysolophus pictus     
2$     13     Kalij Pheasant    Lophura leucomelanos     

2002.05   21.10.2002   Japanese art      
Golden Pheasant Chrysolophus pictus
5$     13     Golden Pheasant    Chrysolophus pictus     MS

2005.01   10.01.2005   Hummingbirds   Sheet   

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Rufous Hummingbird  Selasphorus rufus Green-crowned Brilliant  Heliodoxa jacula Ruby-throated Hummingbird  Archilochus colubris Purple-throated Carib  Eulampis jugularis
2$     81     Rufous Hummingbird    Selasphorus rufus     
2$     81     Green-crowned Brilliant    Heliodoxa jacula     
2$     81     Ruby-throated Hummingbird    Archilochus colubris     
2$     81     Purple-throated Carib    Eulampis jugularis     

2005.02   10.01.2005   Hummingbirds      
Rivoli's Hummingbird Eugenes fulgens
5$     81     Rivoli's Hummingbird    Eugenes fulgens     MS

2009.01   15.06.2009   Charles Darwin   6v sheet   
Large Ground Finch Geospiza magnirostris
2$     238     Large Ground Finch    Geospiza magnirostris     

2010.01   21.05.2010   Birds of Nevis      
Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens Masked Booby Sula dactylatra Great Egret Ardea alba
30c     25     Great Blue Heron    Ardea herodias     
90c     29     Magnificent Frigatebird    Fregata magnificens     
1$     30     Masked Booby    Sula dactylatra     
5$     25     Great Egret    Ardea alba     

2010.02   21.05.2010   Birds of Nevis   Sheet   

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White-tailed Tropicbird  Phaethon lepturus Red-billed Tropicbird  Phaethon aethereus Audubon's Shearwater  Puffinus lherminieri Great Shearwater  Ardenna gravis
2$     22     White-tailed Tropicbird    Phaethon lepturus     
2$     22     Red-billed Tropicbird    Phaethon aethereus     
2$     19     Audubon's Shearwater    Puffinus lherminieri     
2$     19     Great Shearwater    Ardenna gravis     

2013.01   25.04.2013   Hummingbirds   Sheet   
Antillean Mango Anthracothorax dominicus Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris Purple-throated Carib Eulampis jugularis Long-billed Starthroat Heliomaster longirostris
3.25$     81     Antillean Mango    Anthracothorax dominicus     
3.25$     81     Ruby-throated Hummingbird    Archilochus colubris     
3.25$     81     Purple-throated Carib    Eulampis jugularis     
3.25$     81     Long-billed Starthroat    Heliomaster longirostris     

2013.02   25.04.2013   Hummingbirds   Sheet   
Green-throated Carib Eulampis holosericeus Tufted Coquette Lophornis ornatus
4.50$     81     Green-throated Carib    Eulampis holosericeus     
4.50$     81     Tufted Coquette    Lophornis ornatus     

2013.03   03.06.2013   Parrots   Sheet   
Imperial Amazon Amazona imperialis Cuban Amazon Amazona leucocephala Hispaniolan Amazon Amazona ventralis St. Vincent Amazon Amazona guildingii
3.25$     107     Imperial Amazon    Amazona imperialis     
3.25$     107     Cuban Amazon    Amazona leucocephala     
3.25$     107     Hispaniolan Amazon    Amazona ventralis     
3.25$     107     St. Vincent Amazon    Amazona guildingii     

2013.04   03.06.2013   Parrots      
St. Lucia Amazon Amazona versicolor
9$     107     St. Lucia Amazon    Amazona versicolor     MS

2014.01   03.09.2014   Macaws   Sheet   
Blue-and-yellow Macaw Ara ararauna Red-shouldered Macaw Diopsittaca nobilis Red-fronted Macaw Ara rubrogenys Red-and-green Macaw Ara chloropterus
3.25$     107     Blue-and-yellow Macaw    Ara ararauna     
3.25$     107     Red-shouldered Macaw    Diopsittaca nobilis     
3.25$     107     Red-fronted Macaw    Ara rubrogenys     
3.25$     107     Red-and-green Macaw    Ara chloropterus     

2014.02   03.09.2014   Macaws   Sheet   
Scarlet Macaw Ara macao Golden-collared Macaw Primolius auricollis
5$     107     Scarlet Macaw    Ara macao     
5$     107     Golden-collared Macaw    Primolius auricollis     

2014.03   03.09.2014   Macaws   Sheet   
Lear's Macaw Anodorhynchus leari Hyacinth Macaw Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus Blue-headed Macaw Primolius couloni Great Green Macaw Ara ambiguus
3.25$     107     Lear's Macaw    Anodorhynchus leari     
3.25$     107     Hyacinth Macaw    Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus     
3.25$     107     Blue-headed Macaw    Primolius couloni     
3.25$     107     Great Green Macaw    Ara ambiguus     

2014.04   03.09.2014   Macaws   Sheet   
Blue-and-yellow Macaw Ara ararauna Blue-throated Macaw Ara glaucogularis
5$     107     Blue-and-yellow Macaw    Ara ararauna     
5$     107     Blue-throated Macaw    Ara glaucogularis     

2014.05   04.09.2014   Ducks   Sheet   
Marbled Duck Marmaronetta angustirostris Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula Barrow's Goldeneye Bucephala islandica King Eider Somateria spectabilis
3.25$     8     Marbled Duck    Marmaronetta angustirostris     
3.25$     8     Tufted Duck    Aythya fuligula     
3.25$     8     Barrow's Goldeneye    Bucephala islandica     
3.25$     8     King Eider    Somateria spectabilis     

2014.06   04.09.2014   Ducks      
Yellow-billed Duck Anas undulata
10$     8     Yellow-billed Duck    Anas undulata     MS

2014.07   04.09.2014   Ducks   Sheet   
Wood Duck Aix sponsa Rosy-billed Pochard Netta peposaca Puna Teal Spatula puna Maned Duck Chenonetta jubata
3.25$     8     Wood Duck    Aix sponsa     
3.25$     8     Rosy-billed Pochard    Netta peposaca     
3.25$     8     Puna Teal    Spatula puna     
3.25$     8     Maned Duck    Chenonetta jubata     

2014.08   04.09.2014   Ducks      
West Indian Whistling Duck Dendrocygna arborea
10$     8     West Indian Whistling Duck    Dendrocygna arborea     MS

2015.01   02.03.2015   Pink birds   Sheet   
Scarlet Ibis Eudocimus ruber American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber Scarlet Ibis Eudocimus ruber Roseate Spoonbill Platalea ajaja Scarlet Ibis Eudocimus ruber American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber
4$     24     Scarlet Ibis    Eudocimus ruber     
4$     21     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     
4$     24     Scarlet Ibis    Eudocimus ruber     
4$     24     Roseate Spoonbill    Platalea ajaja     
4$     24     Scarlet Ibis    Eudocimus ruber     
4$     21     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     

2015.02   02.03.2015   Pink birds      
American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber
10$     21     American Flamingo    Phoenicopterus ruber     MS

2015.03   17.12.2015   Kingfishers   Sheet   
Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon Ringed Kingfisher Megaceryle torquata Rufous-collared Kingfisher Actenoides concretus Green Kingfisher Chloroceryle americana Amazon Kingfisher Chloroceryle amazona Green Kingfisher Chloroceryle americana
3.15$     87     Belted Kingfisher    Megaceryle alcyon     
3.15$     87     Ringed Kingfisher    Megaceryle torquata     
3.15$     87     Rufous-collared Kingfisher    Actenoides concretus     
3.15$     87     Green Kingfisher    Chloroceryle americana     
3.15$     87     Amazon Kingfisher    Chloroceryle amazona     
3.15$     87     Green Kingfisher    Chloroceryle americana     

2015.04   17.12.2015   Kingfishers      
Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
10$     87     Belted Kingfisher    Megaceryle alcyon     MS

2017.01   22.06.2017   Piping Plover   Sheet   
Piping Plover Charadrius melodus Piping Plover Charadrius melodus
7.50$     56     Piping Plover    Charadrius melodus     
7.50$     56     Piping Plover    Charadrius melodus     

2017.02   22.06.2017   Piping Plover      
Piping Plover Charadrius melodus
10$     56     Piping Plover    Charadrius melodus     MS

Nevis map

Location: Caribbean, island in the Caribbean Sea
Status: St Kitts & Nevis is a political entity, but Nevis produces stamp issues of its own
Population: 12,000
Climate: tropical tempered by constant sea breezes; little seasonal temperature variation; rainy season
Terrain: volcanic with mountainous interiors

Birds: 116 species

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31.08.2017