Bird stamps of Cocos Islands
White Tern Gygis alba  1963 Definitives Buff-banded Rail Gallirallus philippensis  1969 Definitives Java Sparrow Lonchura oryzivora  1969 Definitives Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda  1969 Definitives Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus  1969 Definitives
Pacific Reef Heron Egretta sacra  1969 Definitives Great Frigatebird Fregata minor  1969 Definitives Brown Booby Sula leucogaster  1976 Ships 12v set Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus  1976 Ships 12v set Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus  1979 Christmas 2v set Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus  1985 Cable-laying ships 3v set
Red-footed Booby Sula sula  1985 Birds Nankeen Night Heron Nycticorax caledonicus  1985 Birds Buff-banded Rail Gallirallus philippensis  1985 Birds Silver Gull Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae  1986 Charles Darwin 3v set
Great Egret Ardea alba  1988 Arrival of first fleet 5v strip Sulphur-crested Cockatoo Cacatua galerita  1988 Arrival of first fleet 5v strip White Tern Gygis alba  1988 Stamp anniversary, stamp on stamp 6v set Buff-banded Rail Gallirallus philippensis  1992 WWF, Banded Rail Strip
Buff-banded Rail Gallirallus philippensis  1992 WWF, Banded Rail Strip Buff-banded Rail Gallirallus philippensis  1992 WWF, Banded Rail Strip Buff-banded Rail Gallirallus philippensis  1992 WWF, Banded Rail Strip Buff-banded Rail Gallirallus philippensis  1992 Endangered species, Banded Rail Sheet
Buff-banded Rail Gallirallus philippensis  1992 Endangered species, Banded Rail Sheet Buff-banded Rail Gallirallus philippensis  1992 Endangered species, Banded Rail Sheet White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus  1995 Seabirds Masked Booby Sula dactylatra  1995 Seabirds
Great Frigatebird Fregata minor  1995 Seabirds White Tern Gygis alba  1995 Seabirds White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus  1995 Seabirds Sheet Masked Booby Sula dactylatra  1995 Seabirds Sheet
Great Frigatebird Fregata minor  1995 Seabirds Sheet White Tern Gygis alba  1995 Seabirds Sheet White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus  1995 JAKARTA 95 Sheet Masked Booby Sula dactylatra  1995 JAKARTA 95 Sheet
Great Frigatebird Fregata minor  1995 JAKARTA 95 Sheet White Tern Gygis alba  1995 JAKARTA 95 Sheet White Tern Gygis alba  1996 Hari Raya Puasa festival 3v set Common Ostrich Struthio camelus  1996 Quarantine station
Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda  1999 Living mosaic 20v sheet Masked Booby Sula dactylatra  1999 Living mosaic 20v sheet Lesser Frigatebird Fregata ariel  1999 Living mosaic 20v sheet Great Frigatebird Fregata minor  1999 Living mosaic 20v sheet
White Tern Gygis alba  1999 Living mosaic 20v sheet Great Frigatebird Fregata minor  1999 Living mosaic 20v sheet Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda  1999 Living mosaic 20v sheet Pacific Reef Heron Egretta sacra  2003 Shoreline birds Strip
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus  2003 Shoreline birds Strip Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus  2003 Shoreline birds Strip Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres  2003 Shoreline birds Strip Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus  2003 Shoreline birds Strip
Great Frigatebird Fregata minor  2006 Coral reefs 20v sheet Masked Booby Sula dactylatra  2006 Coral reefs 20v sheet Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus  2006 Coral reefs 20v sheet White Tern Gygis alba  2006 Coral reefs 20v sheet Nankeen Night Heron Nycticorax caledonicus  2006 Coral reefs 20v sheet White-headed Stilt Himantopus leucocephalus  2008 Visiting birds
Chinese Pond Heron Ardeola bacchus  2008 Visiting birds White-breasted Waterhen Amaurornis phoenicurus  2008 Visiting birds Saunders's Tern Sternula saundersi  2008 Visiting birds Pacific Reef Heron Egretta sacra  2013 50 years of stamps 5v set Pacific Reef Heron Egretta sacra  2013 50 years of stamps 5v sheet
Herald Petrel Pterodroma heraldica  2015 WWF Oriental Pratincole Glareola maldivarum  2015 WWF Little Curlew Numenius minutus  2015 WWF Indian Yellow-nosed Albatross Thalassarche carteri  2015 WWF
Cocos (Keeling) Islands map

Location: Southeastern Asia, group of islands in the Indian Ocean
Population: 596
Climate: pleasant, modified by the southeast trade winds for about nine months of the year; moderate rainfall
Terrain: flat, low-lying coral atolls

Birds: 85 species

Links:
Australia Post postal administration website
Hari Raya Puasa festival web search



BIRD SPECIES SHOWN

White Tern Gygis alba
Buff-banded Rail Gallirallus philippensis
Java Sparrow Lonchura oryzivora
Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus
Pacific Reef Heron Egretta sacra
Great Frigatebird Fregata minor
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster
Red-footed Booby Sula sula
Nankeen Night Heron Nycticorax caledonicus
Silver Gull Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae
Great Egret Ardea alba
Sulphur-crested Cockatoo Cacatua galerita
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra
Common Ostrich Struthio camelus
Lesser Frigatebird Fregata ariel
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus
White-headed Stilt Himantopus leucocephalus
Chinese Pond Heron Ardeola bacchus
White-breasted Waterhen Amaurornis phoenicurus
Saunders's Tern Sternula saundersi
Herald Petrel Pterodroma heraldica
Oriental Pratincole Glareola maldivarum
Little Curlew Numenius minutus
Indian Yellow-nosed Albatross Thalassarche carteri


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