Bird stamps of Faroe Islands
Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago  1977 Birds Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus  1977 Birds Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus  1977 Birds Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica  1978 Mykines Island 5v set
Northern Gannet Morus bassanus  1978 Mykines Island 5v set Northern Gannet Morus bassanus  1978 Mykines Island 5v set Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica  1978 Mykines Island 5v set Northern Gannet Morus bassanus  1978 Sea birds Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica  1978 Sea birds
Common Murre Uria aalge  1978 Sea birds Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla  1987 Hestur Island 5v set Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus  1988 National movement meeting 3v set Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea  1991 Birds Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla  1991 Birds Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea  1991 Birds Booklet
Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla  1991 Birds Booklet Northern Raven Corvus corax  1995 The Raven Northern Raven Corvus corax  1995 The Raven Northern Raven Corvus corax  1995 The Raven Booklet
Northern Raven Corvus corax  1995 The Raven Booklet Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus  1996 Birds Red Crossbill Loxia curvirostra  1996 Birds Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus  1996 Birds Booklet Red Crossbill Loxia curvirostra  1996 Birds Booklet Common Redpoll Acanthis flammea  1997 Migratory birds
Eurasian Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula  1997 Migratory birds Common Redpoll Acanthis flammea  1997 Birds Booklet Eurasian Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula  1997 Birds Booklet Common Blackbird Turdus merula  1998 Birds Common Starling Sturnus vulgaris  1998 Birds Common Blackbird Turdus merula  1998 Birds Booklet Common Starling Sturnus vulgaris  1998 Birds Booklet
House Sparrow Passer domesticus  1999 Sedentary birds Eurasian Wren Troglodytes troglodytes  1999 Sedentary birds House Sparrow Passer domesticus  1999 Sedentary birds Booklet Eurasian Wren Troglodytes troglodytes  1999 Sedentary birds Booklet Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus  2002 Eggs and chicks Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago  2002 Eggs and chicks
Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus  2002 Eggs and chicks European Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria  2002 Eggs and chicks Merlin Falco columbarius  2002 Merlin Eurasian Wren Troglodytes troglodytes  2004 Janus Djurhuus paintings 10v sheet Northern Raven Corvus corax  2004 Janus Djurhuus paintings 10v sheet
Leach's Storm Petrel Oceanodroma leucorhoa  2005 WWF European Storm Petrel Hydrobates pelagicus  2005 WWF Leach's Storm Petrel Oceanodroma leucorhoa  2005 WWF European Storm Petrel Hydrobates pelagicus  2005 WWF
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos  2007 Poultry 3v set Eurasian Wren Troglodytes troglodytes  2007 Stone fence 8v sheet European Storm Petrel Hydrobates pelagicus  2007 Stone fence 8v sheet Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe  2007 Stone fence 8v sheet
Common Starling Sturnus vulgaris  2007 Stone fence 8v sheet Rock Dove Columba livia  2009 Doves Rock Dove Columba livia  2009 Doves Great Auk Pinguinus impennis   2012 Animals of the viking age 2v set
Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus  2016 Sepac Common Eider Somateria mollissima  2017 Common Eider Common Eider Somateria mollissima  2017 Common Eider
Faroe Islands map

Location: Northern Europe, island group between the Norwegian Sea and the north Atlantic Ocean
Population: 48,600
Climate: mild winters, cool summers; usually overcast; foggy, windy
Terrain: rugged, rocky, some low peaks; cliffs along most of coast

Birds: 260 species

Links:
Postverk Foroya postal administration website



BIRD SPECIES SHOWN

Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago
Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus
Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica
Northern Gannet Morus bassanus
Common Murre Uria aalge
Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea
Northern Raven Corvus corax
Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus
Red Crossbill Loxia curvirostra
Common Redpoll Acanthis flammea
Eurasian Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula
Common Blackbird Turdus merula
Common Starling Sturnus vulgaris
House Sparrow Passer domesticus
Eurasian Wren Troglodytes troglodytes
European Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria
Merlin Falco columbarius
Leach's Storm Petrel Oceanodroma leucorhoa
European Storm Petrel Hydrobates pelagicus
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe
Rock Dove Columba livia
Great Auk Pinguinus impennis
Common Eider Somateria mollissima


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