Bird stamps of Christmas Island
Christmas Frigatebird Fregata andrewsi  1963 Definitives White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus  1963 Definitives Rock Partridge Alectoris graeca  1977 Christmas 12v sheet, no wmk European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur  1977 Christmas 12v sheet, no wmk Black-browed Albatross Thalassarche melanophris  1977 Christmas 12v sheet, no wmk
Cape Barren Goose Cereopsis novaehollandiae  1977 Christmas 12v sheet, no wmk Black Swan Cygnus atratus  1977 Christmas 12v sheet, no wmk Christmas Frigatebird Fregata andrewsi  1978 Famous visitors, Charles William Andrews and Richard Hanitsch Christmas Imperial Pigeon Ducula whartoni  1978 Famous visitors, Charles William Andrews and Richard Hanitsch
Pacific Reef Heron Egretta sacra  1982 Birds definitives Brown Noddy Anous stolidus  1982 Birds definitives Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda  1982 Birds definitives Abbott's Booby Papasula abbotti  1982 Birds definitives
Christmas Island Swiftlet Collocalia natalis  1982 Birds definitives Christmas Imperial Pigeon Ducula whartoni  1982 Birds definitives Island Thrush Turdus poliocephalus  1982 Birds definitives Brown Goshawk Accipiter fasciatus  1982 Birds definitives
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster  1982 Birds definitives Red-footed Booby Sula sula  1982 Birds definitives Christmas Frigatebird Fregata andrewsi  1982 Birds definitives White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus  1982 Birds definitives
Christmas White-eye Zosterops natalis  1983 Birds definitives Common Emerald Dove Chalcophaps indica  1983 Birds definitives Nankeen Kestrel Falco cenchroides  1983 Birds definitives Christmas Boobook Ninox natalis  1983 Birds definitives
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus  1983 Australian territory 3v set Christmas Boobook Ninox natalis  1987 Definitives Sulphur-crested Cockatoo Cacatua galerita  1988 Arrival of first fleet 5v strip Great Egret Ardea alba  1988 Arrival of first fleet 5v strip
Christmas Boobook Ninox natalis  1988 Imprint 1988 on 1987.01 16v sheet Abbott's Booby Papasula abbotti  1990 WWF Abbott's Booby Papasula abbotti  1990 WWF Abbott's Booby Papasula abbotti  1990 WWF Abbott's Booby Papasula abbotti  1990 WWF
Abbott's Booby Papasula abbotti  1990 Abbotts Booby Sheet Abbott's Booby Papasula abbotti  1990 Abbotts Booby Sheet Abbott's Booby Papasula abbotti  1990 Abbotts Booby Sheet Abbott's Booby Papasula abbotti  1990 NEW ZEALAND 90 Sheet Abbott's Booby Papasula abbotti  1990 NEW ZEALAND 90 Sheet
Abbott's Booby Papasula abbotti  1990 NEW ZEALAND 90 Sheet Brown Booby Sula leucogaster  1992 Christmas 5v strip Brown Booby Sula leucogaster  1992 Christmas 5v strip Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda  1992 Christmas 5v strip Brown Booby Sula leucogaster  1992 Christmas 5v strip Brown Booby Sula leucogaster  1992 Christmas 5v strip
Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda  1992 Christmas 5v strip Abbott's Booby Papasula abbotti  1993 Seabirds Strip Christmas Frigatebird Fregata andrewsi  1993 Seabirds Strip Brown Noddy Anous stolidus  1993 Seabirds Strip White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus  1993 Seabirds Strip Brown Booby Sula leucogaster  1993 Seabirds Strip
Abbott's Booby Papasula abbotti  1993 Seabirds Sheet Christmas Frigatebird Fregata andrewsi  1993 Seabirds Sheet Brown Noddy Anous stolidus  1993 Seabirds Sheet White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus  1993 Seabirds Sheet Brown Booby Sula leucogaster  1993 Seabirds Sheet Abbott's Booby Papasula abbotti  1993 INDOPEX 93 Sheet
Christmas Frigatebird Fregata andrewsi  1993 INDOPEX 93 Sheet Brown Noddy Anous stolidus  1993 INDOPEX 93 Sheet White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus  1993 INDOPEX 93 Sheet Brown Booby Sula leucogaster  1993 INDOPEX 93 Sheet Abbott's Booby Papasula abbotti  1993 TAIPEI 93 Sheet Christmas Frigatebird Fregata andrewsi  1993 TAIPEI 93 Sheet
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus  1993 TAIPEI 93 Sheet White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus  1993 TAIPEI 93 Sheet Brown Booby Sula leucogaster  1993 TAIPEI 93 Sheet Christmas Frigatebird Fregata andrewsi  1993 Christmas 3v set Christmas White-eye Zosterops natalis  1996 Land birds Christmas Boobook Ninox natalis  1996 Land birds
Christmas Boobook Ninox natalis  1997 Christmas 3v set Java Sparrow Lonchura oryzivora  1997 Christmas 3v set Red-footed Booby Sula sula  1997 Christmas 3v set Java Sparrow Lonchura oryzivora  1997 Christmas 3v set
Christmas Frigatebird Fregata andrewsi  1998 Marine life 20v sheet Pacific Reef Heron Egretta sacra  1998 Marine life 20v sheet Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus  1998 Marine life 20v sheet Brown Booby Sula leucogaster  1998 Marine life 20v sheet
Abbott's Booby Papasula abbotti  1999 Christmas 3v set Christmas Frigatebird Fregata andrewsi  1999 Christmas 3v set White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus  1999 Christmas 3v set Abbott's Booby Papasula abbotti  1999 Christmas 3v set
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster  2000 Christmas Christmas Frigatebird Fregata andrewsi  2000 Christmas Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda  2000 Christmas Brown Booby Sula leucogaster  2000 Christmas Christmas Frigatebird Fregata andrewsi  2000 Christmas
Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda  2000 Christmas Brown Booby Sula leucogaster  2000 Christmas Christmas Frigatebird Fregata andrewsi  2000 Christmas Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda  2000 Christmas Christmas Imperial Pigeon Ducula whartoni  2002 WWF
Christmas Boobook Ninox natalis  2002 WWF Brown Goshawk Accipiter fasciatus  2002 WWF Island Thrush Turdus poliocephalus  2002 WWF Abbott's Booby Papasula abbotti  2008 50 years as an Australian Territory 5v set Christmas Frigatebird Fregata andrewsi  2010 WWF
Christmas Frigatebird Fregata andrewsi  2010 WWF Christmas Frigatebird Fregata andrewsi  2010 WWF Christmas Frigatebird Fregata andrewsi  2010 WWF Christmas Frigatebird Fregata andrewsi  2010 WWF Sheet
Christmas Frigatebird Fregata andrewsi  2010 WWF Sheet Christmas Frigatebird Fregata andrewsi  2010 WWF Sheet Christmas Frigatebird Fregata andrewsi  2010 WWF Sheet White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus  2010 Christmas White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus  2010 Christmas
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus  2010 Christmas 5x1.30$ booklet, sa White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus  2010 Christmas 10x60c booklet, sa Christmas Frigatebird Fregata andrewsi  2012 Christmas Christmas Frigatebird Fregata andrewsi  2012 Christmas Christmas Frigatebird Fregata andrewsi  2012 Christmas Sheet Christmas Frigatebird Fregata andrewsi  2012 Christmas Sheet
Christmas Frigatebird Fregata andrewsi  2012 Christmas 5x1.60$ booklet, sa White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus  2013 Christmas 2v set White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus  2013 Christmas 2v sheet White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus  2013 Christmas 5x1.80$ booklet, sa White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus  2016 Christmas
Christmas Frigatebird Fregata andrewsi  2016 Christmas Abbott's Booby Papasula abbotti  2016 Christmas Brown Booby Sula leucogaster  2016 Christmas Abbott's Booby Papasula abbotti  2016 Christmas Christmas Frigatebird Fregata andrewsi  2016 Christmas White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus  2016 Christmas Sheet
Christmas Frigatebird Fregata andrewsi  2016 Christmas Sheet Abbott's Booby Papasula abbotti  2016 Christmas Sheet Brown Booby Sula leucogaster  2016 Christmas Sheet Abbott's Booby Papasula abbotti  2016 Christmas Sheet Christmas Frigatebird Fregata andrewsi  2016 Christmas Sheet Brown Booby Sula leucogaster  2016 Christmas 5x1.80$ booklet, sa
Abbott's Booby Papasula abbotti  2016 Christmas 5x1.80$ booklet, sa Christmas Frigatebird Fregata andrewsi  2016 Christmas 5x1.80$ booklet, sa
Christmas Island map

Location: Southeastern Asia, island in the Indian Ocean
Population: 1,600
Climate: tropical; heat and humidity moderated by trade winds
Terrain: steep cliffs along coast rise abruptly to central plateau

Birds: 100 species, 2 endemic

Links:
Australia Post postal administration website
Charles William Andrews Wikipedia
Richard Hanitsch web search



BIRD SPECIES SHOWN

Christmas Frigatebird Fregata andrewsi
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus
Rock Partridge Alectoris graeca
European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur
Black-browed Albatross Thalassarche melanophris
Cape Barren Goose Cereopsis novaehollandiae
Black Swan Cygnus atratus
Christmas Imperial Pigeon Ducula whartoni
Pacific Reef Heron Egretta sacra
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus
Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda
Abbott's Booby Papasula abbotti
Christmas Island Swiftlet Collocalia natalis
Island Thrush Turdus poliocephalus
Brown Goshawk Accipiter fasciatus
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster
Red-footed Booby Sula sula
Christmas White-eye Zosterops natalis
Common Emerald Dove Chalcophaps indica
Nankeen Kestrel Falco cenchroides
Christmas Boobook Ninox natalis
Sulphur-crested Cockatoo Cacatua galerita
Great Egret Ardea alba
Java Sparrow Lonchura oryzivora
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus


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