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Bird stamps from Niuafo'ou

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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1983.01   15.11.1983   Birds of Niuafo'ou   sa   
Australasian Swamphen Porphyrio melanotus Pacific Kingfisher Todiramphus sacer Fiji Parrotfinch Erythrura pealii Buff-banded Rail Gallirallus philippensis Tongan Megapode Megapodius pritchardii Yellow-billed Honeyeater Gymnomyza viridis Australasian Swamphen Porphyrio melanotus Buff-banded Rail Gallirallus philippensis Tongan Megapode Megapodius pritchardii Buff-banded Rail Gallirallus philippensis Fiji Parrotfinch Erythrura pealii Pacific Kingfisher Todiramphus sacer Tongan Megapode Megapodius pritchardii Australasian Swamphen Porphyrio melanotus Tongan Megapode Megapodius pritchardii
1s     44     Australasian Swamphen    Porphyrio melanotus     
2s     87     Pacific Kingfisher    Todiramphus sacer     
3s     224     Fiji Parrotfinch    Erythrura pealii     
5s     44     Buff-banded Rail    Gallirallus philippensis     
6s     9     Tongan Megapode    Megapodius pritchardii     
9s     129     Yellow-billed Honeyeater    Gymnomyza viridis     
10s     44     Australasian Swamphen    Porphyrio melanotus     
13s     44     Buff-banded Rail    Gallirallus philippensis     
15s     9     Tongan Megapode    Megapodius pritchardii     
20s     44     Buff-banded Rail    Gallirallus philippensis     
29s     224     Fiji Parrotfinch    Erythrura pealii     
32s     87     Pacific Kingfisher    Todiramphus sacer     
47s     9     Tongan Megapode    Megapodius pritchardii     
1p     44     Australasian Swamphen    Porphyrio melanotus     
2p     9     Tongan Megapode    Megapodius pritchardii     

1984.01   07.03.1984   Wildlife and nature reserve   4v set, sa   1983.01
Tongan Megapode Megapodius pritchardii
1.50p     9     Tongan Megapode    Megapodius pritchardii     

1986.01   16.04.1986   Surcharge on 1983.01   sa   
Yellow-billed Honeyeater Gymnomyza viridis Australasian Swamphen Porphyrio melanotus Buff-banded Rail Gallirallus philippensis Tongan Megapode Megapodius pritchardii Fiji Parrotfinch Erythrura pealii Pacific Kingfisher Todiramphus sacer Buff-banded Rail Gallirallus philippensis Tongan Megapode Megapodius pritchardii
4s     129     Yellow-billed Honeyeater    Gymnomyza viridis     
4s     44     Australasian Swamphen    Porphyrio melanotus     
42s     44     Buff-banded Rail    Gallirallus philippensis     
42s     9     Tongan Megapode    Megapodius pritchardii     
57s     224     Fiji Parrotfinch    Erythrura pealii     
57s     87     Pacific Kingfisher    Todiramphus sacer     
2.50p     44     Buff-banded Rail    Gallirallus philippensis     
2.50p     9     Tongan Megapode    Megapodius pritchardii     

1988.01   18.05.1988   5th anniversary of first stamps   4v set   1983.01
Tongan Megapode Megapodius pritchardii Tongan Megapode Megapodius pritchardii
42s     9     Tongan Megapode    Megapodius pritchardii     
57s     9     Tongan Megapode    Megapodius pritchardii     

1988.02   18.08.1988   Islands of Polynesia      
Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda Laysan Albatross Phoebastria immutabilis
42s     19     Audubon's Shearwater    Puffinus lherminieri     
57s     3     Southern Brown Kiwi    Apteryx australis     
90s     22     Red-tailed Tropicbird    Phaethon rubricauda     
2.50p     17     Laysan Albatross    Phoebastria immutabilis     

1989.01   01.08.1989   The evolution of the earth      
Archaeopteryx Archaeopteryx lithografica
2p     0     Archaeopteryx    Archaeopteryx lithografica     

1989.02   17.11.1989   UPU   15v sheet   1989.01
57s     0     Archaeopteryx    Archaeopteryx lithografica     

1990.01   01.05.1990   Anniversary, stamp on stamp   4v set   W Australia 1854.01
75s     8     Black Swan    Cygnus atratus     

1992.01   15.09.1992   WWF      
Tongan Megapode Megapodius pritchardii Tongan Megapode Megapodius pritchardii Tongan Megapode Megapodius pritchardii Tongan Megapode Megapodius pritchardii
45s     9     Tongan Megapode    Megapodius pritchardii     
60s     9     Tongan Megapode    Megapodius pritchardii     
80s     9     Tongan Megapode    Megapodius pritchardii     
1.50p     9     Tongan Megapode    Megapodius pritchardii     

1993.01   10.08.1993   Lake Vai Lahi   5v strip   
Blue-crowned Lorikeet Vini australis Pacific Reef Heron Egretta sacra Pacific Black Duck Anas superciliosa Tongan Megapode Megapodius pritchardii
60s     108     Blue-crowned Lorikeet    Vini australis     
60s     25     Pacific Reef Heron    Egretta sacra     
and     22     White-tailed Tropicbird    Phaethon lepturus     
60s     8     Pacific Black Duck    Anas superciliosa     
60s     9     Tongan Megapode    Megapodius pritchardii     

1993.02   01.12.1993   Ofata      
Tongan Megapode Megapodius pritchardii Tongan Megapode Megapodius pritchardii
10s     9     Tongan Megapode    Megapodius pritchardii     
1p     9     Tongan Megapode    Megapodius pritchardii     = 10s

1994.01   21.09.1994   Tin Can Island   Strip   
Blue-crowned Lorikeet Vini australis Pacific Black Duck Anas superciliosa Tongan Megapode Megapodius pritchardii White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus Pacific Reef Heron Egretta sacra
80s     108     Blue-crowned Lorikeet    Vini australis     
80s     8     Pacific Black Duck    Anas superciliosa     
80s     9     Tongan Megapode    Megapodius pritchardii     
80s     22     White-tailed Tropicbird    Phaethon lepturus     
80s     25     Pacific Reef Heron    Egretta sacra     

1997.01   30.05.1997   Pacific 97      
Black-naped Tern Sterna sumatrana
2p     64     Black-naped Tern    Sterna sumatrana     MS

1998.01   15.05.1998   WWF      
Blue-crowned Lorikeet Vini australis Blue-crowned Lorikeet Vini australis Blue-crowned Lorikeet Vini australis Blue-crowned Lorikeet Vini australis
10s     108     Blue-crowned Lorikeet    Vini australis     
55s     108     Blue-crowned Lorikeet    Vini australis     
80s     108     Blue-crowned Lorikeet    Vini australis     
3$     108     Blue-crowned Lorikeet    Vini australis     

1998.02   15.05.1998   WWF   Sheet with 2 sets   1998.01

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Blue-crowned Lorikeet  Vini australis Blue-crowned Lorikeet  Vini australis Blue-crowned Lorikeet  Vini australis Blue-crowned Lorikeet  Vini australis
10s     108     Blue-crowned Lorikeet    Vini australis     
55s     108     Blue-crowned Lorikeet    Vini australis     
80s     108     Blue-crowned Lorikeet    Vini australis     
3$     108     Blue-crowned Lorikeet    Vini australis     

2001.01   21.11.2001   Owls      
Western Barn Owl Tyto alba Western Barn Owl Tyto alba Western Barn Owl Tyto alba Western Barn Owl Tyto alba
10s     72     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     
55s     72     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     
2.50$     72     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     
2.70$     72     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     

2001.02   21.11.2001   Owls   Sheet   2001.01

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Western Barn Owl  Tyto alba Western Barn Owl  Tyto alba Western Barn Owl  Tyto alba Western Barn Owl  Tyto alba
10s     72     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     
55s     72     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     
2.50$     72     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     
2.70$     72     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     

2002.01   09.04.2002   Endangered Malau      
Tongan Megapode Megapodius pritchardii Tongan Megapode Megapodius pritchardii Tongan Megapode Megapodius pritchardii Tongan Megapode Megapodius pritchardii
15s     9     Tongan Megapode    Megapodius pritchardii     
70s     9     Tongan Megapode    Megapodius pritchardii     
90s     9     Tongan Megapode    Megapodius pritchardii     
2.50$     9     Tongan Megapode    Megapodius pritchardii     

2002.02   09.04.2002   Endangered Malau   Sheet   2002.01
Tongan Megapode Megapodius pritchardii Tongan Megapode Megapodius pritchardii
90s     9     Tongan Megapode    Megapodius pritchardii     
2.50$     9     Tongan Megapode    Megapodius pritchardii     

2005.01   09.02.2005   Year of the rooster   4v sheet   
Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus
80s     13     Red Junglefowl    Gallus gallus     
1$     13     Red Junglefowl    Gallus gallus     

2010.01   70s surcharge on WWF 55s      1998.01
Blue-crowned Lorikeet Vini australis
70s     108     Blue-crowned Lorikeet    Vini australis     

2012.01   30.08.2012   Barn Owl   White frame   
25$     72     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     
25$     72     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     
25$     72     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     
25$     72     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     

2012.02   30.08.2012   Barn Owl   No frame   2012.01
Western Barn Owl Tyto alba Western Barn Owl Tyto alba Western Barn Owl Tyto alba Western Barn Owl Tyto alba
25$     72     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     
25$     72     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     
25$     72     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     
25$     72     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     

2012.03   30.08.2012   Barn Owl   Sheet Half frame   2012.01
Western Barn Owl Tyto alba Western Barn Owl Tyto alba Western Barn Owl Tyto alba Western Barn Owl Tyto alba
25$     72     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     
25$     72     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     
25$     72     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     
25$     72     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     

2016.01   14.01.2016   FIPIC   4v set   
Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus
6.50$     13     Indian Peafowl    Pavo cristatus     

2016.02   14.01.2016   FIPIC   4v sheet   2016.01
Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus
6.50$     13     Indian Peafowl    Pavo cristatus     

2016.03   26.02.2016   WWF      
Black Petrel Procellaria parkinsoni Black Petrel Procellaria parkinsoni Black Petrel Procellaria parkinsoni Black Petrel Procellaria parkinsoni
50c     19     Black Petrel    Procellaria parkinsoni     White frame
2$     19     Black Petrel    Procellaria parkinsoni     White frame
2.25$     19     Black Petrel    Procellaria parkinsoni     White frame
3.50$     19     Black Petrel    Procellaria parkinsoni     White frame

2016.04   26.02.2016   WWF   Sheet with 4 sets   2016.03
Black Petrel Procellaria parkinsoni Black Petrel Procellaria parkinsoni Black Petrel Procellaria parkinsoni Black Petrel Procellaria parkinsoni
50c     19     Black Petrel    Procellaria parkinsoni     No white frame
2$     19     Black Petrel    Procellaria parkinsoni     No white frame
2.25$     19     Black Petrel    Procellaria parkinsoni     No white frame
3.50$     19     Black Petrel    Procellaria parkinsoni     No white frame

2016.05   02.03.2016   Marine life   12v set   
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda White Tern Gygis alba Black Noddy Anous minutus
90c     30     Masked Booby    Sula dactylatra     
2.70$     22     Red-tailed Tropicbird    Phaethon rubricauda     
6.70$     64     White Tern    Gygis alba     
11.70$     64     Black Noddy    Anous minutus     

2016.06   25.04.2016   Anniversary of the discovery of Northern Tonga   4v sheet   
Black Petrel Procellaria parkinsoni
2.50$     64     White Tern    Gygis alba     

2018.01   03.05.2018   Birdpex      
New Zealand Plover Charadrius obscurus Red-capped Plover Charadrius ruficapillus Antipodes Parakeet Cyanoramphus unicolor Shore Dotterel Thinornis novaeseelandiae
2.25$     56     New Zealand Plover    Charadrius obscurus     
2.25$     56     Red-capped Plover    Charadrius ruficapillus     
2.25$     108     Antipodes Parakeet    Cyanoramphus unicolor     
2.25$     56     Shore Dotterel    Thinornis novaeseelandiae     

2018.02   10.09.2018   Birds of the world      
Jandaya Parakeet Aratinga jandaya
10$     107     Jandaya Parakeet    Aratinga jandaya     MS

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Location: Oceania, the most northerly island in the kingdom of Tonga, located in the southern Pacific Ocean
Population: 750
Climate: tropical; modified by trade winds; warm season, cool season
Terrain: volcanic rim island

Birds: 1 endemic species: Niuafo'ou Scrubfowl (Niuafo'ou Megapode, Malau)

Links:
BirdLife Factsheet - Niuafo'ou

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03.12.2018