Bird stamps of Mauritius
Dodo Raphus cucullatus   1950 Definitives, George VI Dodo Raphus cucullatus   1954 Definitives, Elisabeth II Script wmk Mauritius Grey White-eye Zosterops mauritianus  1965 Definitives Upright wmk Rodrigues Fody Foudia flavicans  1965 Definitives Upright wmk
Mauritius Olive White-eye Zosterops chloronothos  1965 Definitives Upright wmk Mascarene Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone bourbonnensis  1965 Definitives Upright wmk Mauritius Fody Foudia rubra  1965 Definitives Upright wmk
Echo Parakeet Psittacula eques  1965 Definitives Upright wmk Mauritius Cuckooshrike Coracina typica  1965 Definitives Upright wmk Mauritius Kestrel Falco punctatus  1965 Definitives Upright wmk
Pink Pigeon Nesoenas mayeri  1965 Definitives Upright wmk Reunion Bulbul Hypsipetes borbonicus  1965 Definitives Upright wmk Mauritius Blue Pigeon Alectroenas nitidissimus   1965 Definitives Upright wmk
Dodo Raphus cucullatus   1965 Definitives Upright wmk Rodrigues Solitaire Pezophaps solitaria   1965 Definitives Upright wmk Red Rail Aphanapteryx bonasia   1965 Definitives Upright wmk
Broad-billed Parrot Lophopsittacus mauritianus   1965 Definitives Upright wmk Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda  1967 Self-government Rodrigues Warbler Acrocephalus rodericanus  1967 Self-government
Newton's Parakeet Psittacula exsul   1967 Self-government Mascarene Swiftlet Aerodramus francicus  1967 Self-government Mauritius Grey White-eye Zosterops mauritianus  1967 Overprint SELF GOVERNMENT 1967 on 1965.01
Rodrigues Fody Foudia flavicans  1967 Overprint SELF GOVERNMENT 1967 on 1965.01 Mauritius Olive White-eye Zosterops chloronothos  1967 Overprint SELF GOVERNMENT 1967 on 1965.01 Mascarene Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone bourbonnensis  1967 Overprint SELF GOVERNMENT 1967 on 1965.01
Mauritius Fody Foudia rubra  1967 Overprint SELF GOVERNMENT 1967 on 1965.01 Echo Parakeet Psittacula eques  1967 Overprint SELF GOVERNMENT 1967 on 1965.01 Mauritius Cuckooshrike Coracina typica  1967 Overprint SELF GOVERNMENT 1967 on 1965.01
Mauritius Kestrel Falco punctatus  1967 Overprint SELF GOVERNMENT 1967 on 1965.01 Pink Pigeon Nesoenas mayeri  1967 Overprint SELF GOVERNMENT 1967 on 1965.01 Reunion Bulbul Hypsipetes borbonicus  1967 Overprint SELF GOVERNMENT 1967 on 1965.01
Mauritius Blue Pigeon Alectroenas nitidissimus   1967 Overprint SELF GOVERNMENT 1967 on 1965.01 Dodo Raphus cucullatus   1967 Overprint SELF GOVERNMENT 1967 on 1965.01 Rodrigues Solitaire Pezophaps solitaria   1967 Overprint SELF GOVERNMENT 1967 on 1965.01
Red Rail Aphanapteryx bonasia   1967 Overprint SELF GOVERNMENT 1967 on 1965.01 Broad-billed Parrot Lophopsittacus mauritianus   1967 Overprint SELF GOVERNMENT 1967 on 1965.01 Dodo Raphus cucullatus   1968 Independence 6v set
Dodo Raphus cucullatus   1968 Independence 6v set Dodo Raphus cucullatus   1968 Independence 6v set Mauritius Grey White-eye Zosterops mauritianus  1968 New colours
Rodrigues Fody Foudia flavicans  1968 New colours Echo Parakeet Psittacula eques  1968 New colours Mauritius Cuckooshrike Coracina typica  1968 New colours
Mauritius Blue Pigeon Alectroenas nitidissimus   1968 New colours Dodo Raphus cucullatus   1968 New colours Mauritius Kestrel Falco punctatus  1978 WWF 4v set
Mauritius Kestrel Falco punctatus  1978 WWF 4v sheet Dodo Raphus cucullatus   1979 Sir Rowland Hill, stamp on stamp 3v set Mauritius Kestrel Falco punctatus  1984 Mauritius Kestrel Mauritius Kestrel Falco punctatus  1984 Mauritius Kestrel
Mauritius Kestrel Falco punctatus  1984 Mauritius Kestrel Mauritius Kestrel Falco punctatus  1984 Mauritius Kestrel Pink Pigeon Nesoenas mayeri  1985 WWF, Pink Pigeon Pink Pigeon Nesoenas mayeri  1985 WWF, Pink Pigeon Pink Pigeon Nesoenas mayeri  1985 WWF, Pink Pigeon
Pink Pigeon Nesoenas mayeri  1985 WWF, Pink Pigeon Cory's Shearwater Calonectris borealis  1985 World tourism organisation Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia  1990 Protection of the environment 16v set Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus  1990 Protection of the environment 16v set
Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola  1990 Protection of the environment 16v set Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres  1990 Protection of the environment 16v set Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea  1990 Protection of the environment 16v set Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus  1991 Indian Ocean Islands 4v set
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia  1995 Imprint 1995 on 1990.01 Dodo Raphus cucullatus   1997 Mauritius history 5v set Mascarene Martin Phedina borbonica  2001 Bicentenary of the Baudin Expedition 4v set Echo Parakeet Psittacula eques  2003 WWF
Echo Parakeet Psittacula eques  2003 WWF Echo Parakeet Psittacula eques  2003 WWF Echo Parakeet Psittacula eques  2003 WWF Trindade Petrel Pterodroma arminjoniana  2005 Round Island 4v set Common Myna Acridotheres tristis  2006 Ecology 4v set
Dodo Raphus cucullatus   2007 Dodo Dodo Raphus cucullatus   2007 Dodo Dodo Raphus cucullatus   2007 Dodo Dodo Raphus cucullatus   2007 Dodo Dodo Raphus cucullatus   2007 Dodo
Mascarene Martin Phedina borbonica  2013 Flora and fauna 3v set White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus  2015 French landing in Mauritius
Mauritius map

Location: Southern Africa, island in the Indian Ocean
Population: 1.2 million
Climate: tropical, modified by southeast trade winds; warm, dry winter; hot, wet, humid summer
Terrain: small coastal plain rising to discontinuous mountains encircling central plateau

Birds: 119 species. 8 endemic species.

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BIRD SPECIES SHOWN

Dodo Raphus cucullatus
Mauritius Grey White-eye Zosterops mauritianus
Rodrigues Fody Foudia flavicans
Mauritius Olive White-eye Zosterops chloronothos
Mascarene Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone bourbonnensis
Mauritius Fody Foudia rubra
Echo Parakeet Psittacula eques
Mauritius Cuckooshrike Coracina typica
Mauritius Kestrel Falco punctatus
Pink Pigeon Nesoenas mayeri
Reunion Bulbul Hypsipetes borbonicus
Mauritius Blue Pigeon Alectroenas nitidissimus
Rodrigues Solitaire Pezophaps solitaria
Red Rail Aphanapteryx bonasia
Broad-billed Parrot Lophopsittacus mauritianus
Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda
Rodrigues Warbler Acrocephalus rodericanus
Newton's Parakeet Psittacula exsul
Mascarene Swiftlet Aerodramus francicus
Cory's Shearwater Calonectris borealis
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus
Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus
Mascarene Martin Phedina borbonica
Trindade Petrel Pterodroma arminjoniana
Common Myna Acridotheres tristis
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus


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