Bird stamps of Guernsey
Northern Gannet Morus bassanus  1978 Birds Common Firecrest Regulus ignicapilla  1978 Birds Dartford Warbler Sylvia undata  1978 Birds Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus  1978 Birds
Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago  1982 La Société Guernesiaise 6v set Grey Partridge Perdix perdix  1984 Christmas 12v sheet European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur  1984 Christmas 12v sheet Common Blackbird Turdus merula  1984 Christmas 12v sheet Mute Swan Cygnus olor  1984 Christmas 12v sheet Northern Gannet Morus bassanus  1986 Nature and environmental protection 3v set
Western Barn Owl Tyto alba  1986 Christmas 12v sheet Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto  1986 Christmas 12v sheet Eurasian Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus  1990 Christmas Sheet Great Tit Parus major  1990 Christmas Sheet Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis  1990 Christmas Sheet Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus  1990 Christmas Sheet
Common Starling Sturnus vulgaris  1990 Christmas Sheet European Greenfinch Chloris chloris  1990 Christmas Sheet European Robin Erithacus rubecula  1990 Christmas Sheet Eurasian Wren Troglodytes troglodytes  1990 Christmas Sheet Western Barn Owl Tyto alba  1990 Christmas Sheet Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus  1990 Christmas Sheet
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea  1990 Christmas Sheet Common Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs  1990 Christmas Sheet Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis  1990 Christmas Sheet Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus  1991 Nature conservation 10v set Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres  1991 Nature conservation 10v set
Dunlin Calidris alpina  1991 Nature conservation 10v set Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres  1991 Nature conservation 10v set Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata  1991 Nature conservation 10v set Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres  1991 Nature conservation 10v set Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula  1991 Nature conservation 10v set
Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus  1991 Nature conservation 10v set European Stonechat Saxicola rubicola  1991 Nature conservation 10v set Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres  1991 Nature conservation 10v set Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica  1999 Europa 4v set
Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus  1999 Europa 4v set Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus  1999 Europa 4v set Common Tern Sterna hirundo  1999 Europa 4v set Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis  2001 Europa
Garganey Spatula querquedula  2001 Europa Little Egret Egretta garzetta  2001 Europa Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius  2001 Europa
Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris  2001 The next step 6v set Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris  2001 The next step Booklet European Robin Erithacus rubecula  2004 Europa 6v set European Herring Gull Larus argentatus  2005 Sea 5v set
European Herring Gull Larus argentatus  2005 Sea Booklet Wood Stork Mycteria americana  2006 Endangered species 2v sheet Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus  2006 Ramsar 6v set Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus  2006 Ramsar 6v sheet
Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa  2006 Christmas 12v set European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur  2006 Christmas 12v set Common Blackbird Turdus merula  2006 Christmas 12v set Mute Swan Cygnus olor  2006 Christmas 12v set Western Barn Owl Tyto alba  2007 La Société Guernesiaise 10v set, sa Western Barn Owl Tyto alba  2007 La Société Guernesiaise Booklet, Ten UK rate, sa
Northern Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis  2008 Ramsar, Sark 6v set Northern Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis  2008 Ramsar, Sark 6v sheet Blue-and-yellow Macaw Ara ararauna  2011 Literary society 6v set
Philippine Eagle Pithecophaga jefferyi  2016 Endangered species Great Shearwater Ardenna gravis  2016 Postcrossing Great Shearwater Ardenna gravis  2016 Postcrossing
Common Tern Sterna hirundo  2016 Ramsar Herm 6v set Common Tern Sterna hirundo  2016 Ramsar Herm 6v sheet Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis  2017 WWF Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis  2017 WWF
Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis  2017 WWF Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis  2017 WWF Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis  2017 WWF Sheet
Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis  2017 WWF Sheet Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis  2017 WWF Sheet Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis  2017 WWF Sheet
Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis  2017 WWF Sheet with 2 sets Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis  2017 WWF Sheet with 2 sets Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis  2017 WWF Sheet with 2 sets
Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis  2017 WWF Sheet with 2 sets European Robin Erithacus rubecula  2017 Christmas 7v set, sa
Guernsey map

Location: Western Europe, islands in the English Channel
Population: 65,700
Climate: temperate with mild winters and cool summers; about 50% of days are overcast
Terrain: mostly level with low hills in southwest

Birds: 315 species

Links:
Guernsey Post postal administration website
La Societe Guernesiaise



BIRD SPECIES SHOWN

Northern Gannet Morus bassanus
Common Firecrest Regulus ignicapilla
Dartford Warbler Sylvia undata
Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus
Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago
Grey Partridge Perdix perdix
European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur
Common Blackbird Turdus merula
Mute Swan Cygnus olor
Western Barn Owl Tyto alba
Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto
Eurasian Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus
Great Tit Parus major
Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis
Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus
Common Starling Sturnus vulgaris
European Greenfinch Chloris chloris
European Robin Erithacus rubecula
Eurasian Wren Troglodytes troglodytes
Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea
Common Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis
Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
Dunlin Calidris alpina
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata
Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula
Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus
European Stonechat Saxicola rubicola
Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica
Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus
Common Tern Sterna hirundo
Garganey Spatula querquedula
Little Egret Egretta garzetta
Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius
Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris
European Herring Gull Larus argentatus
Wood Stork Mycteria americana
Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa
Northern Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis
Blue-and-yellow Macaw Ara ararauna
Philippine Eagle Pithecophaga jefferyi
Great Shearwater Ardenna gravis
Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis


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