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Bird stamps from South Georgia

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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1944.01   03.04.1944   Overprint SOUTH GEORGIA      
2d     9     Black-necked Swan    Cygnus melancoryphus     Falkand 1941.01
4d     9     Upland Goose    Chloephaga picta     Falkand 1938.01

1963.01   17.07.1963   Definitives      
King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus Light-mantled Albatross Phoebetria palpebrata Wandering Albatross Diomedea exulans
2½d     16     King Penguin    Aptenodytes patagonicus     
and     16     Chinstrap Penguin    Pygoscelis antarcticus     
6d     18     Light-mantled Albatross    Phoebetria palpebrata     
2s6d     18     Wandering Albatross    Diomedea exulans     

1969.01   01.12.1969   Definitives      
King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus
    16     King Penguin    Aptenodytes patagonicus     

1971.01   15.02.1971   Surcharge on 1963.01      
King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus Light-mantled Albatross Phoebetria palpebrata Wandering Albatross Diomedea exulans
2½p     16     King Penguin    Aptenodytes patagonicus     
and     16     Chinstrap Penguin    Pygoscelis antarcticus     
5p     18     Light-mantled Albatross    Phoebetria palpebrata     
15p     18     Wandering Albatross    Diomedea exulans     

1972.01   20.11.1972   Royal Silver Wedding      
King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus
5p     16     King Penguin    Aptenodytes patagonicus     
10p     16     King Penguin    Aptenodytes patagonicus     = 5p

1977.01   17.05.1977   Surcharge on 1963.01   Diagonal wmk   
Light-mantled Albatross Phoebetria palpebrata
5p     18     Light-mantled Albatross    Phoebetria palpebrata     

1977.02   16.08.1977   Surcharge on 1963.01   Diagonal wmk   
King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus Wandering Albatross Diomedea exulans
2½p     16     King Penguin    Aptenodytes patagonicus     
and     16     Chinstrap Penguin    Pygoscelis antarcticus     
15p     18     Wandering Albatross    Diomedea exulans     

1979.01   14.02.1979   Captain Cook's voyages   4v set   
King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus
11p     16     King Penguin    Aptenodytes patagonicus     

Location: Southern South America, island in the South Atlantic Ocean
Status: No longer a stamp-issuing entity
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26.08.2016