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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1909.01   Definitives      
25c     64     Glaucous Gull    Larus hyperboreus     Blue

1909.02   Definitives      1909.01
30c     64     Glaucous Gull    Larus hyperboreus     Brown and orange
35c     64     Glaucous Gull    Larus hyperboreus     
40c     64     Glaucous Gull    Larus hyperboreus     
45c     64     Glaucous Gull    Larus hyperboreus     
50c     64     Glaucous Gull    Larus hyperboreus     Green and brown
75c     64     Glaucous Gull    Larus hyperboreus     

1922.01   Definitives      1909.01
25c     64     Glaucous Gull    Larus hyperboreus     Green and brown
30c     64     Glaucous Gull    Larus hyperboreus     Red
50c     64     Glaucous Gull    Larus hyperboreus     Blue

1925.01   15.01.1925   Surcharge on 1909.01      
65c     64     Glaucous Gull    Larus hyperboreus     
85c     64     Glaucous Gull    Larus hyperboreus     

1925.02   07.09.1925   Definitives      1909.01
30c     64     Glaucous Gull    Larus hyperboreus     Blue and red
50c     64     Glaucous Gull    Larus hyperboreus     Mauve

1926.01   Definitives      1909.01
30c     64     Glaucous Gull    Larus hyperboreus     Green
60c     64     Glaucous Gull    Larus hyperboreus     

1927.01   Surcharge on 1909.01      
90c     64     Glaucous Gull    Larus hyperboreus     

1928.01   Definitives      1909.01
65c     64     Glaucous Gull    Larus hyperboreus     

1930.01   Definitives      1909.01
90c     64     Glaucous Gull    Larus hyperboreus     

1942.01   Overprint FRANCE LIBRE on 1909.01      
30c     64     Glaucous Gull    Larus hyperboreus     

1963.01   04.03.1963   Birds      
Common Eider Somateria mollissima Rock Ptarmigan Lagopus muta Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus Blue-winged Teal Spatula discors
50c     8     Common Eider    Somateria mollissima     
1f     13     Rock Ptarmigan    Lagopus muta     
2f     56     Semipalmated Plover    Charadrius semipalmatus     
6f     8     Blue-winged Teal    Spatula discors     

1973.01   01.01.1973   Definitives      
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus
6c     8     Long-tailed Duck    Clangula hyemalis     
10c     66     Atlantic Puffin    Fratercula arctica     
20c     73     Snowy Owl    Bubo scandiacus     
40c     8     Long-tailed Duck    Clangula hyemalis     = 6c
70c     66     Atlantic Puffin    Fratercula arctica     = 10c
90c     73     Snowy Owl    Bubo scandiacus     = 20c

1974.01   09.12.1974   Island churches   3v set   
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
6c     64     Caspian Tern    Hydroprogne caspia     
and     66     Great Auk    Pinguinus impennis     

1975.01   21.10.1975   Lighthouses   3v set   
Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica
6c     31     Double-crested Cormorant    Phalacrocorax auritus     
and     66     Common Murre    Uria aalge     
10c     66     Atlantic Puffin    Fratercula arctica     
and     8     Northern Pintail    Anas acuta     

1987.01   16.12.1987   Le Grand Barachois   Strip   

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Ruddy Duck  Oxyura jamaicensis Canada Goose  Branta canadensis
3f     8     Ruddy Duck    Oxyura jamaicensis     
3f     8     Canada Goose    Branta canadensis     

1988.01   07.11.1988   Natural heritage   Strip   

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Black Guillemot  Cepphus grylle Black Guillemot  Cepphus grylle
2.20f     66     Black Guillemot    Cepphus grylle     
13.70f     66     Black Guillemot    Cepphus grylle     

1991.01   18.10.1991   Natural heritage   2v strip   
Canada Goose Branta canadensis
14.50f     8     Canada Goose    Branta canadensis     

1992.01   14.09.1992   Natural heritage   2v strip   
Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
2.50f     103     Northern Flicker    Colaptes auratus     

1993.01   12.05.1993   Migratory birds      
Great Shearwater Ardenna gravis European Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria
5f     19     Great Shearwater    Ardenna gravis     
10f     56     European Golden Plover    Pluvialis apricaria     

1995.01   15.05.1995   Migratory birds      
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea
10f     64     Arctic Tern    Sterna paradisaea     

1996.01   20.05.1996   Migratory birds      
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus
15f     62     Whimbrel    Numenius phaeopus     

1997.01   12.03.1997   Birds      
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo
3.80f     31     Great Cormorant    Phalacrocorax carbo     

1997.02   28.05.1997   Migratory birds      
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
5f     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     

1998.01   11.05.1998   The Eagle      
Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
10f     36     Bald Eagle    Haliaeetus leucocephalus     

1999.01   05.05.1999   Northern Pintail      
Northern Pintail Anas acuta
20f     8     Northern Pintail    Anas acuta     

2000.01   18.12.2000   Rough-legged Buzzard      
Rough-legged Buzzard Buteo lagopus
5f     36     Rough-legged Buzzard    Buteo lagopus     

2001.01   21.02.2001   Reflections      
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
5.20f     62     Ruddy Turnstone    Arenaria interpres     

2001.02   23.04.2001   Great Blue Heron      
Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
15f     25     Great Blue Heron    Ardea herodias     

2002.01   27.04.2002   Puffin      
Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica
2.50     66     Atlantic Puffin    Fratercula arctica     

2003.01   19.06.2003   Gannet      
Northern Gannet Morus bassanus
2.50     30     Northern Gannet    Morus bassanus     

2004.01   07.07.2004   Canada Goose      
Canada Goose Branta canadensis
2.50     8     Canada Goose    Branta canadensis     

2005.01   22.06.2005   Piping Plover      
Piping Plover Charadrius melodus
2.50     56     Piping Plover    Charadrius melodus     

2006.01   14.06.2006   Iceland Gull      
Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides
2.53     64     Iceland Gull    Larus glaucoides     

2007.01   11.04.2007   Myrtle Warbler      
Myrtle Warbler Setophaga coronata
0.44     233     Myrtle Warbler    Setophaga coronata     

2007.02   02.05.2007   Common Eider      
Common Eider Somateria mollissima
1.50     8     Common Eider    Somateria mollissima     

2007.03   04.07.2007   St Pierre harbour   2v strip   
American Herring Gull Larus smithsonianus
2.40     64     American Herring Gull    Larus smithsonianus     

2008.01   26.03.2008   Langlade   Strip   

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Arctic Tern  Sterna paradisaea Horned Lark  Eremophila alpestris
2.40     64     Arctic Tern    Sterna paradisaea     
2.40     183     Horned Lark    Eremophila alpestris     

2008.02   30.04.2008   Black-throated Green Warbler      
Black-throated Green Warbler Setophaga virens
0.47     233     Black-throated Green Warbler    Setophaga virens     

2008.03   25.06.2008   Harlequin Duck      
Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus
1.50     8     Harlequin Duck    Histrionicus histrionicus     

2009.01   14.01.2009   Fox Sparrow      
Red Fox Sparrow Passerella iliaca
0.47     237     Red Fox Sparrow    Passerella iliaca     

2010.01   10.02.2010   Black-and-white Warbler      
Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia
0.47     233     Black-and-white Warbler    Mniotilta varia     

2010.02   07.04.2010   Miquelon   2v strip   
Common Eider Somateria mollissima
2.50     8     Common Eider    Somateria mollissima     

2011.01   12.01.2011   Cape May Warbler      
Cape May Warbler Setophaga tigrina
0.47     233     Cape May Warbler    Setophaga tigrina     

2012.01   07.01.2012   Tree Swallow      
Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
0.47     185     Tree Swallow    Tachycineta bicolor     

2012.02   15.09.2012   Coulonges-sur-l'Autize      
Mute Swan Cygnus olor
1.15     8     Mute Swan    Cygnus olor     
and     66     Atlantic Puffin    Fratercula arctica     

2013.01   10.01.2013   Blue Jay      
Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
0.47     163     Blue Jay    Cyanocitta cristata     

2014.01   16.01.2014   Bohemian Waxwing      
Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus
0.47     172     Bohemian Waxwing    Bombycilla garrulus     

2015.01   17.01.2015   American Redstart      
American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla
0.38     233     American Redstart    Setophaga ruticilla     

2016.01   29.01.2016   Purple Finch      
Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
0.40     232     Purple Finch    Haemorhous purpureus     

2017.01   30.01.2017   Yellowthroat      
Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
0.75     233     Common Yellowthroat    Geothlypis trichas     

2017.02   22.05.2017   Processing Cod      
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
0.85     64     Great Black-backed Gull    Larus marinus     

Saint Pierre and Miquelon map

Location: Northern North America, islands in the North Atlantic Ocean
Population: 7,000
Climate: cold and wet, with much mist and fog; spring and autumn are windy
Terrain: mostly barren rock

Birds: 300 species

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29.08.2017