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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1903.01   02.07.1903   Overprint NIUE on N Zealand 1898.01      
Huia Heteralocha acutirostris † Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis New Zealand Kaka Nestor meridionalis
3d     138     Huia    Heteralocha acutirostris †     
6d     3     Southern Brown Kiwi    Apteryx australis     
1s     105     New Zealand Kaka    Nestor meridionalis     
and     105     Kea    Nestor notabilis     

1971.01   23.06.1971   Birds      
Polynesian Triller Lalage maculosa Crimson-crowned Fruit Dove Ptilinopus porphyraceus Blue-crowned Lorikeet Vini australis
5c     151     Polynesian Triller    Lalage maculosa     
10c     68     Crimson-crowned Fruit Dove    Ptilinopus porphyraceus     
20c     108     Blue-crowned Lorikeet    Vini australis     

1983.01   25.11.1983   Raphael   5v set   
European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis
30c     232     European Goldfinch    Carduelis carduelis     
58c     232     European Goldfinch    Carduelis carduelis     

1983.02   25.11.1983   Raphael   5v sheet   1983.01
European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis
30c+3c     232     European Goldfinch    Carduelis carduelis     
58c+3c     232     European Goldfinch    Carduelis carduelis     

1983.03   29.12.1983   Raphael      1983.01
85c+5c     232     European Goldfinch    Carduelis carduelis     MS
85c+5c     232     European Goldfinch    Carduelis carduelis     MS

1985.01   15.04.1985   Audubon      
House Wren Troglodytes aedon Veery Catharus fuscescens Grasshopper Sparrow Ammodramus savannarum Henslow's Sparrow Ammodramus henslowii Vesper Sparrow Pooecetes gramineus
40c     210     House Wren    Troglodytes aedon     
70c     218     Veery    Catharus fuscescens     
83c     237     Grasshopper Sparrow    Ammodramus savannarum     
1.05$     237     Henslow's Sparrow    Ammodramus henslowii     
2.50$     237     Vesper Sparrow    Pooecetes gramineus     

1985.02   15.04.1985   Audubon      1985.01

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House Wren  Troglodytes aedon Veery  Catharus fuscescens Grasshopper Sparrow  Ammodramus savannarum Henslow's Sparrow  Ammodramus henslowii Vesper Sparrow  Pooecetes gramineus
1.75$     210     House Wren    Troglodytes aedon     MS
1.75$     218     Veery    Catharus fuscescens     MS
1.75$     237     Grasshopper Sparrow    Ammodramus savannarum     MS
1.75$     237     Henslow's Sparrow    Ammodramus henslowii     MS
1.75$     237     Vesper Sparrow    Pooecetes gramineus     MS

1986.01   04.08.1986   Stampex '86      
Great Egret Ardea alba Painted Finch Emblema pictum Australian King Parrot Alisterus scapularis Variegated Fairywren Malurus lamberti Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Azure Kingfisher Ceyx azureus Budgerigar Melopsittacus undulatus Emu Dromaius novaehollandiae
40c     25     Great Egret    Ardea alba     
60c     226     Painted Finch    Emblema pictum     
75c     108     Australian King Parrot    Alisterus scapularis     
80c     128     Variegated Fairywren    Malurus lamberti     
1$     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     
1.65$     87     Azure Kingfisher    Ceyx azureus     
2.20$     108     Budgerigar    Melopsittacus undulatus     
4.25$     4     Emu    Dromaius novaehollandiae     

1989.01   20.07.1989   Apollo 11      
1.50$     36     Bald Eagle    Haliaeetus leucocephalus     

1989.02   20.07.1989   Apollo 11      1989.01
1.15$     36     Bald Eagle    Haliaeetus leucocephalus     MS

1992.01   19.02.1992   Birds      
Buff-banded Rail Gallirallus philippensis Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda Australasian Swamphen Porphyrio melanotus Pacific Imperial Pigeon Ducula pacifica
20c     44     Buff-banded Rail    Gallirallus philippensis     
50c     22     Red-tailed Tropicbird    Phaethon rubricauda     
70c     44     Australasian Swamphen    Porphyrio melanotus     
1$     68     Pacific Imperial Pigeon    Ducula pacifica     

1992.02   20.03.1992   Birds      
Pacific Kingfisher Todiramphus sacer Blue-crowned Lorikeet Vini australis
1.50$     87     Pacific Kingfisher    Todiramphus sacer     
2$     108     Blue-crowned Lorikeet    Vini australis     

1992.03   16.04.1992   Birds      
Crimson-crowned Fruit Dove Ptilinopus porphyraceus
3$     68     Crimson-crowned Fruit Dove    Ptilinopus porphyraceus     

1992.04   15.05.1992   Birds      
Western Barn Owl Tyto alba
5$     72     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     

1993.01   26.03.1993   Birds      
Pacific Long-tailed Cuckoo Urodynamis taitensis
7$     71     Pacific Long-tailed Cuckoo    Urodynamis taitensis     

1993.02   16.04.1993   Birds      
Pacific Reef Heron Egretta sacra
10$     25     Pacific Reef Heron    Egretta sacra     

1993.03   10.08.1993   Birds      
Polynesian Triller Lalage maculosa
15$     151     Polynesian Triller    Lalage maculosa     

1993.04   10.12.1993   Overprint O.H.M.S on 1992.01-02      
Buff-banded Rail Gallirallus philippensis Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda Australasian Swamphen Porphyrio melanotus Pacific Imperial Pigeon Ducula pacifica Pacific Kingfisher Todiramphus sacer Blue-crowned Lorikeet Vini australis
20c     44     Buff-banded Rail    Gallirallus philippensis     
50c     22     Red-tailed Tropicbird    Phaethon rubricauda     
70c     44     Australasian Swamphen    Porphyrio melanotus     
1$     68     Pacific Imperial Pigeon    Ducula pacifica     
1.50$     87     Pacific Kingfisher    Todiramphus sacer     
2$     108     Blue-crowned Lorikeet    Vini australis     

1994.01   27.04.1994   Overprint O.H.M.S on 1992.03-04      
Crimson-crowned Fruit Dove Ptilinopus porphyraceus Western Barn Owl Tyto alba
3$     68     Crimson-crowned Fruit Dove    Ptilinopus porphyraceus     
5$     72     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     

1994.02   20.07.1994   Apollo 11      
Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
2.50$     36     Bald Eagle    Haliaeetus leucocephalus     
2.50$     36     Bald Eagle    Haliaeetus leucocephalus     = 2.50$
2.50$     36     Bald Eagle    Haliaeetus leucocephalus     = 2.50$

1994.03   01.09.1994   Overprint O.H.M.S on 1993.01-02      
Pacific Long-tailed Cuckoo Urodynamis taitensis Pacific Reef Heron Egretta sacra
7$     71     Pacific Long-tailed Cuckoo    Urodynamis taitensis     
10$     25     Pacific Reef Heron    Egretta sacra     

1994.04   30.09.1994   Overprint O.H.M.S on 1993.03      
Polynesian Triller Lalage maculosa
15$     151     Polynesian Triller    Lalage maculosa     

1996.01   19.02.1996   Surcharge on 1992.01-2      
Australasian Swamphen Porphyrio melanotus Pacific Kingfisher Todiramphus sacer
50c     44     Australasian Swamphen    Porphyrio melanotus     
1$     87     Pacific Kingfisher    Todiramphus sacer     

1998.01   23.07.1998   Coastal birds      
Pacific Black Duck Anas superciliosa White Tern Gygis alba Great Frigatebird Fregata minor Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva Brown Noddy Anous stolidus
20c     8     Pacific Black Duck    Anas superciliosa     
70c     64     White Tern    Gygis alba     
1$     29     Great Frigatebird    Fregata minor     
1.20$     56     Pacific Golden Plover    Pluvialis fulva     
2$     64     Brown Noddy    Anous stolidus     

1999.01   31.12.1999   Millennium   3v strip   
Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda
4$     22     Red-tailed Tropicbird    Phaethon rubricauda     

2000.01   05.04.2000   Birds      
Crimson-crowned Fruit Dove Ptilinopus porphyraceus Australasian Swamphen Porphyrio melanotus Western Barn Owl Tyto alba Blue-crowned Lorikeet Vini australis
20c     68     Crimson-crowned Fruit Dove    Ptilinopus porphyraceus     
1$     44     Australasian Swamphen    Porphyrio melanotus     
1.20$     72     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     
2$     108     Blue-crowned Lorikeet    Vini australis     

2004.01   01.09.2004   Birds   Sheet   
Wrinkled Hornbill Rhabdotorrhinus corrugatus Toco Toucan Ramphastos toco Roseate Spoonbill Platalea ajaja Blue-and-yellow Macaw Ara ararauna
1.50$     94     Wrinkled Hornbill    Rhabdotorrhinus corrugatus     
1.50$     99     Toco Toucan    Ramphastos toco     
1.50$     24     Roseate Spoonbill    Platalea ajaja     
1.50$     107     Blue-and-yellow Macaw    Ara ararauna     

2004.02   01.09.2004   Birds      
Red-and-green Macaw Ara chloropterus
3$     107     Red-and-green Macaw    Ara chloropterus     MS

2011.01   06.07.2011   Birds      
Polynesian Starling Aplonis tabuensis Polynesian Triller Lalage maculosa Crimson-crowned Fruit Dove Ptilinopus porphyraceus
1.70$     216     Polynesian Starling    Aplonis tabuensis     
2$     151     Polynesian Triller    Lalage maculosa     
2.40$     68     Crimson-crowned Fruit Dove    Ptilinopus porphyraceus     

2011.02   06.07.2011   Birds   Sheet   2011.01
Polynesian Starling Aplonis tabuensis Polynesian Triller Lalage maculosa Crimson-crowned Fruit Dove Ptilinopus porphyraceus
1.70$     216     Polynesian Starling    Aplonis tabuensis     
2$     151     Polynesian Triller    Lalage maculosa     
2.40$     68     Crimson-crowned Fruit Dove    Ptilinopus porphyraceus     

Niue map

Location: Oceania, island in the South Pacific Ocean
Population: 1,400
Climate: tropical; modified by southeast trade winds
Terrain: steep limestone cliffs along coast, central plateau

Birds: 31 species

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