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Penrhyn Island
Bird stamps from Penrhyn Island

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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1903.01   28.02.1903   Overprint PENRHYN ISLAND on N Zealand 1898.01      
Huia Heteralocha acutirostris Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis New Zealand Kaka Nestor meridionalis
3d     138     Huia    Heteralocha acutirostris     
6d     6     Southern Brown Kiwi    Apteryx australis     
1s     106     New Zealand Kaka    Nestor meridionalis     
and     106     Kea    Nestor notabilis     

1978.01   19.01.1978   Discovery of Hawaii   8v set   
Iiwi Drepanis coccinea Apapane Himatione sanguinea Common Gallinule Gallinula galeata Hawaii Oo Moho nobilis
20c     232     Iiwi    Drepanis coccinea     
30c     232     Apapane    Himatione sanguinea     
35c     45     Common Gallinule    Gallinula galeata     
75c     176     Hawaii Oo    Moho nobilis     

1978.02   19.01.1978   Discovery of Hawaii   Sheet   1978.01
Iiwi Drepanis coccinea Apapane Himatione sanguinea Common Gallinule Gallinula galeata Hawaii Oo Moho nobilis
20c     232     Iiwi    Drepanis coccinea     
30c     232     Apapane    Himatione sanguinea     
35c     45     Common Gallinule    Gallinula galeata     
75c     176     Hawaii Oo    Moho nobilis     

1985.01   09.04.1985   Audubon      
Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus Sage Grouse Centrocercus urophasianus Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria Dunlin Calidris alpina
20c     9     Harlequin Duck    Histrionicus histrionicus     
55c     14     Sage Grouse    Centrocercus urophasianus     
65c     63     Solitary Sandpiper    Tringa solitaria     
75c     63     Dunlin    Calidris alpina     

1985.02   09.04.1985   Audubon      1985.01

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Harlequin Duck  Histrionicus histrionicus Sage Grouse  Centrocercus urophasianus Solitary Sandpiper  Tringa solitaria Dunlin  Calidris alpina
95c     9     Harlequin Duck    Histrionicus histrionicus     MS
95c     14     Sage Grouse    Centrocercus urophasianus     MS
95c     63     Solitary Sandpiper    Tringa solitaria     MS
95c     63     Dunlin    Calidris alpina     MS

1989.01   24.07.1989   Apollo 11      
Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
55c     37     Bald Eagle    Haliaeetus leucocephalus     
75c     37     Bald Eagle    Haliaeetus leucocephalus     
95c     37     Bald Eagle    Haliaeetus leucocephalus     
1.25$     37     Bald Eagle    Haliaeetus leucocephalus     
1.75$     37     Bald Eagle    Haliaeetus leucocephalus     

1990.01   05.12.1990   Birdpex 90, surcharge on 1985.01      
Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus Dunlin Calidris alpina
1.50$     9     Harlequin Duck    Histrionicus histrionicus     
1.50$     14     Sage Grouse    Centrocercus urophasianus     
1.50$     63     Solitary Sandpiper    Tringa solitaria     
1.50$     63     Dunlin    Calidris alpina     

1992.01   16.10.1992   Pacific arts      
Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda
1.15$     23     Red-tailed Tropicbird    Phaethon rubricauda     
1.75$     23     Red-tailed Tropicbird    Phaethon rubricauda     = 1.15$
1.95$     23     Red-tailed Tropicbird    Phaethon rubricauda     = 1.15$

1992.02   16.10.1992   Overprint ROYAL VISIT on 1992.01      
Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda
1.15$     23     Red-tailed Tropicbird    Phaethon rubricauda     
1.75$     23     Red-tailed Tropicbird    Phaethon rubricauda     
1.95$     23     Red-tailed Tropicbird    Phaethon rubricauda     

1994.01   20.07.1994   Apollo 11      
Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
3.25$     37     Bald Eagle    Haliaeetus leucocephalus     

1999.01   31.12.1999   Overprint KIA ORANA on 1992.01      
Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda
1.15$     23     Red-tailed Tropicbird    Phaethon rubricauda     
1.75$     23     Red-tailed Tropicbird    Phaethon rubricauda     
1.95$     23     Red-tailed Tropicbird    Phaethon rubricauda     

2008.01   16.10.2008   WWF      
Pacific Reef Heron Egretta sacra Pacific Reef Heron Egretta sacra Pacific Reef Heron Egretta sacra Pacific Reef Heron Egretta sacra
80c     26     Pacific Reef Heron    Egretta sacra     
90c     26     Pacific Reef Heron    Egretta sacra     
1.15$     26     Pacific Reef Heron    Egretta sacra     
1.95$     26     Pacific Reef Heron    Egretta sacra     

2011.01   24.12.2011   Christmas      
Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus Common Blackbird Turdus merula
30c     14     Red-legged Partridge    Alectoris rufa     
50c     69     European Turtle Dove    Streptopelia turtur     
90c     14     Red Junglefowl    Gallus gallus     
2$     218     Common Blackbird    Turdus merula     

2011.02   24.12.2011   Christmas   Sheet   2011.01

Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus Common Blackbird Turdus merula
30c     14     Red-legged Partridge    Alectoris rufa     
50c     69     European Turtle Dove    Streptopelia turtur     
90c     14     Red Junglefowl    Gallus gallus     
2$     218     Common Blackbird    Turdus merula     

2011.03   24.12.2011   Christmas   Sheet of 3 sets   2011.01

Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus Common Blackbird Turdus merula
30c     14     Red-legged Partridge    Alectoris rufa     
50c     69     European Turtle Dove    Streptopelia turtur     
90c     14     Red Junglefowl    Gallus gallus     
2$     218     Common Blackbird    Turdus merula     

2016.01   27.05.2016   Pacific marine life   11v set   
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster Brown Noddy Anous stolidus
50c     31     Brown Booby    Sula leucogaster     
2$     65     Brown Noddy    Anous stolidus     

Penrhyn map

Location: Oceania, island (atoll) in the South Pacific Ocean, one of the Cook Islands

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28.08.2016