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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1962.01   21.02.1962   Definitives   wmk upright   
Seychelles Black Parrot Coracopsis barklyi
5c     108     Seychelles Black Parrot    Coracopsis barklyi     

1967.01   07.02.1967   Definitives   wmk sideways   1962.01
5c     108     Seychelles Black Parrot    Coracopsis barklyi     

1968.01   30.12.1968   First landing on Praslin   4v set   
Seychelles Black Parrot Coracopsis barklyi
85c     108     Seychelles Black Parrot    Coracopsis barklyi     

1969.01   03.11.1969   Definitives      
Malagasy Sacred Ibis Threskiornis bernieri
15c     24     Malagasy Sacred Ibis    Threskiornis bernieri     

1970.01   27.04.1970   First settlement on St Anne Island   4v set   
White Tern Gygis alba
20c     64     White Tern    Gygis alba     

1972.01   24.07.1972   Rare Seychelles birds      
Seychelles Warbler Acrocephalus sechellensis Seychelles Scops Owl Otus insularis Seychelles Blue Pigeon Alectroenas pulcherrimus Seychelles Magpie-Robin Copsychus sechellarum Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone corvina Seychelles Kestrel Falco araeus
5c     194     Seychelles Warbler    Acrocephalus sechellensis     
20c     73     Seychelles Scops Owl    Otus insularis     
50c     68     Seychelles Blue Pigeon    Alectroenas pulcherrimus     
65c     219     Seychelles Magpie-Robin    Copsychus sechellarum     
95c     162     Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher    Terpsiphone corvina     
3.50r     104     Seychelles Kestrel    Falco araeus     

1972.02   24.07.1972   Rare Seychelles birds   Sheet   1972.01

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Seychelles Warbler  Acrocephalus sechellensis Seychelles Scops Owl  Otus insularis Seychelles Blue Pigeon  Alectroenas pulcherrimus Seychelles Magpie-Robin  Copsychus sechellarum Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher  Terpsiphone corvina Seychelles Kestrel  Falco araeus
5c     194     Seychelles Warbler    Acrocephalus sechellensis     
20c     73     Seychelles Scops Owl    Otus insularis     
50c     68     Seychelles Blue Pigeon    Alectroenas pulcherrimus     
65c     219     Seychelles Magpie-Robin    Copsychus sechellarum     
95c     162     Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher    Terpsiphone corvina     
3.50r     104     Seychelles Kestrel    Falco araeus     

1976.01   08.11.1976   Ornithological congress      
Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone corvina Seychelles Sunbird Cinnyris dussumieri Seychelles White-eye Zosterops modestus Seychelles Black Parrot Coracopsis barklyi
20c     162     Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher    Terpsiphone corvina     
1.25r     223     Seychelles Sunbird    Cinnyris dussumieri     
1.50r     203     Seychelles White-eye    Zosterops modestus     
5r     108     Seychelles Black Parrot    Coracopsis barklyi     

1976.02   08.11.1976   Ornithological congress   Sheet   1976.01

Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone corvina Seychelles Sunbird Cinnyris dussumieri Seychelles White-eye Zosterops modestus Seychelles Black Parrot Coracopsis barklyi
20c     162     Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher    Terpsiphone corvina     
1.25r     223     Seychelles Sunbird    Cinnyris dussumieri     
1.50r     203     Seychelles White-eye    Zosterops modestus     
5r     108     Seychelles Black Parrot    Coracopsis barklyi     

1977.01   10.11.1977   Definitives      
Red Fody Foudia madagascariensis White Tern Gygis alba
1r     225     Red Fody    Foudia madagascariensis     "Re.1"
1.25r     64     White Tern    Gygis alba     "Rs.1.25"

1978.01   16.10.1978   Wildlife   4v set   
Seychelles Magpie-Robin Copsychus sechellarum Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone corvina
1.25r     219     Seychelles Magpie-Robin    Copsychus sechellarum     
1.50r     162     Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher    Terpsiphone corvina     

1979.01   27.02.1979   Birds      
Seychelles Fody Foudia sechellarum Striated Heron Butorides striata Seychelles Bulbul Hypsipetes crassirostris Seychelles Swiftlet Aerodramus elaphrus Grey-headed Lovebird Agapornis canus
2r     225     Seychelles Fody    Foudia sechellarum     
2r     25     Striated Heron    Butorides striata     
2r     184     Seychelles Bulbul    Hypsipetes crassirostris     
2r     80     Seychelles Swiftlet    Aerodramus elaphrus     
2r     108     Grey-headed Lovebird    Agapornis canus     

1979.02   25.04.1979   Fauna   10r booklet   1977.01
White Tern Gygis alba
1.25r     64     White Tern    Gygis alba     

1979.03   27.08.1979   Sir Rowland Hill, stamp on stamp      1972.01
Seychelles Blue Pigeon Alectroenas pulcherrimus
2.25r     68     Seychelles Blue Pigeon    Alectroenas pulcherrimus     

1979.04   26.10.1979   Fauna   20r booklet   1977.01,1979.01
1.25r     64     White Tern    Gygis alba     
2r     225     Seychelles Fody    Foudia sechellarum     
2r     25     Striated Heron    Butorides striata     

1979.05   26.10.1979   Fauna   20r booklet   1977.01,1979.01
White Tern Gygis alba Seychelles Swiftlet Aerodramus elaphrus Grey-headed Lovebird Agapornis canus
1.25r     64     White Tern    Gygis alba     
2r     80     Seychelles Swiftlet    Aerodramus elaphrus     
2r     108     Grey-headed Lovebird    Agapornis canus     

1980.01   29.02.1980   Birds   Strip   
Seychelles Kestrel Falco araeus Seychelles Kestrel Falco araeus Seychelles Kestrel Falco araeus Seychelles Kestrel Falco araeus Seychelles Kestrel Falco araeus
2r     104     Seychelles Kestrel    Falco araeus     
2r     104     Seychelles Kestrel    Falco araeus     
2r     104     Seychelles Kestrel    Falco araeus     
2r     104     Seychelles Kestrel    Falco araeus     
2r     104     Seychelles Kestrel    Falco araeus     

1980.02   29.02.1980   Fauna   15r booklet   1977.01
Red Fody Foudia madagascariensis
1r     225     Red Fody    Foudia madagascariensis     "1979"

1980.03   29.02.1980   Birds   20r booklet   1979.01
Seychelles Fody Foudia sechellarum Striated Heron Butorides striata
2r     225     Seychelles Fody    Foudia sechellarum     
2r     25     Striated Heron    Butorides striata     

1980.04   29.02.1980   Birds   20r booklet   1979.01
Seychelles Swiftlet Aerodramus elaphrus Grey-headed Lovebird Agapornis canus
2r     80     Seychelles Swiftlet    Aerodramus elaphrus     
2r     108     Grey-headed Lovebird    Agapornis canus     

1980.05   29.02.1980   Fauna   Booklet   1979.01
Seychelles Bulbul Hypsipetes crassirostris
2r     184     Seychelles Bulbul    Hypsipetes crassirostris     

1980.06   14.03.1980   Definitives      1977.01
1r     225     Red Fody    Foudia madagascariensis     "1979"

1980.07   18.04.1980   London 1980   4v set   
Red-footed Booby Sula sula
40c     30     Red-footed Booby    Sula sula     

1980.08   18.04.1980   London 1980   4v sheet   1980.07
40c     30     Red-footed Booby    Sula sula     

1980.09   28.11.1980   Fauna   15r booklet   1977.01
Red Fody Foudia madagascariensis White Tern Gygis alba
1r     225     Red Fody    Foudia madagascariensis     "1979"
1.25r     64     White Tern    Gygis alba     

1980.10   28.11.1980   Fauna   20r booklet   1977.01
White Tern Gygis alba
1.25r     64     White Tern    Gygis alba     

1981.01   09.01.1981   Definitives      1977.01
Red Fody Foudia madagascariensis White Tern Gygis alba
1r     225     Red Fody    Foudia madagascariensis     "R1"
1.25r     64     White Tern    Gygis alba     "R1.25"

1981.02   10.04.1981   Birds   Strip   
White Tern Gygis alba White Tern Gygis alba White Tern Gygis alba White Tern Gygis alba White Tern Gygis alba
2r     64     White Tern    Gygis alba     
2r     64     White Tern    Gygis alba     
2r     64     White Tern    Gygis alba     
2r     64     White Tern    Gygis alba     
2r     64     White Tern    Gygis alba     

1982.01   04.02.1982   Birds   Strip   
Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis
3r     25     Yellow Bittern    Ixobrychus sinensis     
3r     25     Yellow Bittern    Ixobrychus sinensis     
3r     25     Yellow Bittern    Ixobrychus sinensis     
3r     25     Yellow Bittern    Ixobrychus sinensis     
3r     25     Yellow Bittern    Ixobrychus sinensis     

1982.02   Definitives      1981.01
1r     225     Red Fody    Foudia madagascariensis     "1982"
1.25r     64     White Tern    Gygis alba     "1982"

1983.01   17.11.1983   Marianne North   4v set   
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
40c     44     Common Moorhen    Gallinula chloropus     

1985.01   11.03.1985   Audubon      
Seychelles Scops Owl Otus insularis Seychelles Scops Owl Otus insularis Seychelles Scops Owl Otus insularis Seychelles Scops Owl Otus insularis
50c     73     Seychelles Scops Owl    Otus insularis     
2r     73     Seychelles Scops Owl    Otus insularis     
3r     73     Seychelles Scops Owl    Otus insularis     
10r     73     Seychelles Scops Owl    Otus insularis     

1985.02   15.03.1985   Expo '85   4v set   
White Tern Gygis alba
2r     64     White Tern    Gygis alba     

1985.03   15.03.1985   Expo '85   4v sheet   1985.02
2r     64     White Tern    Gygis alba     

1985.04   01.11.1985   Definitives   "AIR SEYCHELLES..."   1981.01
White Tern Gygis alba
1.25r     64     White Tern    Gygis alba     

1986.01   12.07.1986   Tokio 1986   4v sheet   1985.03
White Tern Gygis alba
2r     64     White Tern    Gygis alba     No "Expo '85"

1986.02   Definitives      1981.01
1r     225     Red Fody    Foudia madagascariensis     "1986"

1986.03   28.10.1986   Definitives   "LAZOURNEN..."   1981.01
Red Fody Foudia madagascariensis
1r     225     Red Fody    Foudia madagascariensis     

1988.01   Definitives      1981.01
1r     225     Red Fody    Foudia madagascariensis     "1988"

1989.01   16.10.1989   Island birds      
Seychelles Black Parrot Coracopsis barklyi Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus Seychelles Magpie-Robin Copsychus sechellarum Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii
50c     108     Seychelles Black Parrot    Coracopsis barklyi     
2r     64     Sooty Tern    Onychoprion fuscatus     
3r     219     Seychelles Magpie-Robin    Copsychus sechellarum     
5r     64     Roseate Tern    Sterna dougallii     

1989.02   16.10.1989   Island birds   Sheet   1989.01

Seychelles Black Parrot Coracopsis barklyi Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus Seychelles Magpie-Robin Copsychus sechellarum Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii
50c     108     Seychelles Black Parrot    Coracopsis barklyi     
2r     64     Sooty Tern    Onychoprion fuscatus     
3r     219     Seychelles Magpie-Robin    Copsychus sechellarum     
5r     64     Roseate Tern    Sterna dougallii     

1989.03   Definitives      1981.01
White Tern Gygis alba
1.25r     64     White Tern    Gygis alba     "1989"

1990.01   Definitives      1981.01
1r     225     Red Fody    Foudia madagascariensis     "1990"

1991.01   15.11.1991   Definitives      1981.01
Red Fody Foudia madagascariensis
1r     225     Red Fody    Foudia madagascariensis     "1991"

1993.01   01.03.1993   Flora and fauna   14v set   
Seychelles Warbler Acrocephalus sechellensis Seychelles Sunbird Cinnyris dussumieri Seychelles Magpie-Robin Copsychus sechellarum Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone corvina
10c     194     Seychelles Warbler    Acrocephalus sechellensis     
3r     223     Seychelles Sunbird    Cinnyris dussumieri     
4r     219     Seychelles Magpie-Robin    Copsychus sechellarum     
25r     162     Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher    Terpsiphone corvina     

1994.01   Flora and fauna      1993.01
25r     162     Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher    Terpsiphone corvina     "1994"

1994.02   18.02.1994   Overprint HONG KONG '94 on Zil Elw Sesel 1983.01      
Souimanga Sunbird Cinnyris sovimanga Malagasy Sacred Ibis Threskiornis bernieri Seychelles Kestrel Falco araeus Comoros Blue Pigeon Alectroenas sganzini
1r     223     Souimanga Sunbird    Cinnyris sovimanga     
1.50r     24     Malagasy Sacred Ibis    Threskiornis bernieri     
3.50r     104     Seychelles Kestrel    Falco araeus     
10r     68     Comoros Blue Pigeon    Alectroenas sganzini     

1996.01   01.07.1996   Flora and fauna      1993.01
10c     194     Seychelles Warbler    Acrocephalus sechellensis     "1996"

1996.02   12.07.1996   WWF      
Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone corvina Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone corvina Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone corvina Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone corvina
1r     162     Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher    Terpsiphone corvina     
1r     162     Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher    Terpsiphone corvina     
1r     162     Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher    Terpsiphone corvina     
1r     162     Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher    Terpsiphone corvina     

1996.03   12.07.1996   WWF      
Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone corvina
10r     162     Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher    Terpsiphone corvina     MS

1996.04   11.11.1996   Birds      
Comoros Blue Pigeon Alectroenas sganzini Seychelles Blue Pigeon Alectroenas pulcherrimus Souimanga Sunbird Cinnyris sovimanga Seychelles Sunbird Cinnyris dussumieri Aldabra Fody Foudia aldabrana Seychelles Fody Foudia sechellarum Malagasy White-eye Zosterops maderaspatanus Seychelles White-eye Zosterops modestus
3r     68     Comoros Blue Pigeon    Alectroenas sganzini     
3r     68     Seychelles Blue Pigeon    Alectroenas pulcherrimus     
3r     223     Souimanga Sunbird    Cinnyris sovimanga     
3r     223     Seychelles Sunbird    Cinnyris dussumieri     
3r     225     Aldabra Fody    Foudia aldabrana     
3r     225     Seychelles Fody    Foudia sechellarum     
3r     203     Malagasy White-eye    Zosterops maderaspatanus     
3r     203     Seychelles White-eye    Zosterops modestus     

1997.01   12.02.1997   Overprint HONG KONG '97 on Zil Elw Sesel 1983.01      
Dimorphic Egret Egretta dimorpha
1.50r     25     Dimorphic Egret    Egretta dimorpha     

1998.01   Flora and fauna      1993.01
3r     223     Seychelles Sunbird    Cinnyris dussumieri     "1998"

1999.01   14.12.1999   Millennium   4v set   
White Tern Gygis alba
1.50r     64     White Tern    Gygis alba     

2000.01   18.07.2000   Flora and fauna      1993.01
Seychelles Warbler Acrocephalus sechellensis Seychelles Sunbird Cinnyris dussumieri
10c     194     Seychelles Warbler    Acrocephalus sechellensis     "2000"
3r     223     Seychelles Sunbird    Cinnyris dussumieri     "2000"

2001.01   01.10.2001   Migrant ducks      
Garganey Spatula querquedula Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata White-faced Whistling Duck Dendrocygna viduata
3r     8     Garganey    Spatula querquedula     
3r     8     Ruddy Shelduck    Tadorna ferruginea     
3r     8     Northern Shoveler    Spatula clypeata     
3r     8     White-faced Whistling Duck    Dendrocygna viduata     

2001.02   01.10.2001   BirdLife   Sheet   

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Seychelles Scops Owl  Otus insularis Seychelles Scops Owl  Otus insularis Seychelles Scops Owl  Otus insularis Seychelles Scops Owl  Otus insularis Seychelles Scops Owl  Otus insularis
3r     73     Seychelles Scops Owl    Otus insularis     
3r     73     Seychelles Scops Owl    Otus insularis     
3r     73     Seychelles Scops Owl    Otus insularis     
3r     73     Seychelles Scops Owl    Otus insularis     
3r     73     Seychelles Scops Owl    Otus insularis     

2004.01   01.07.2004   Surcharge      1993.01
Seychelles Sunbird Cinnyris dussumieri Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone corvina
2r     223     Seychelles Sunbird    Cinnyris dussumieri     "2000"
4r     162     Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher    Terpsiphone corvina     "1994"

2008.01   01.10.2008   WWF      
Aldabra Drongo Dicrurus aldabranus Aldabra Fody Foudia aldabrana Aldabra Fody Foudia aldabrana Aldabra Drongo Dicrurus aldabranus
1r     160     Aldabra Drongo    Dicrurus aldabranus     
1r     225     Aldabra Fody    Foudia aldabrana     
1r     225     Aldabra Fody    Foudia aldabrana     
1r     160     Aldabra Drongo    Dicrurus aldabranus     

2008.02   01.10.2008   WWF   Sheet with 4 sets   2008.01

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Aldabra Drongo  Dicrurus aldabranus Aldabra Fody  Foudia aldabrana Aldabra Fody  Foudia aldabrana Aldabra Drongo  Dicrurus aldabranus
1r     160     Aldabra Drongo    Dicrurus aldabranus     
1r     225     Aldabra Fody    Foudia aldabrana     
1r     225     Aldabra Fody    Foudia aldabrana     
1r     160     Aldabra Drongo    Dicrurus aldabranus     

2008.03   01.10.2008   Fody and Drongo      
Aldabra Fody Foudia aldabrana
20r     225     Aldabra Fody    Foudia aldabrana     MS
and     160     Aldabra Drongo    Dicrurus aldabranus     

Seychelles map

Location: Eastern Africa, group of islands in the Indian Ocean
Population: 82,200
Climate: tropical marine; humid; cooler season during southeast monsoon; warmer season during northwest monsoon
Terrain: Mahe Group is granitic, narrow coastal strip, rocky, hilly; others are coral, flat, elevated reefs

Birds: 241 species. 11 endemic species.

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