Bird stamps of Ascension
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus  1934 Definitives White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus  1956 Definitives Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus  1956 Definitives Brown Booby Sula leucogaster  1963 Definitives
Black Noddy Anous minutus  1963 Definitives White Tern Gygis alba  1963 Definitives Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus  1963 Definitives Brown Noddy Anous stolidus  1963 Definitives Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus  1963 Definitives
Ascension Frigatebird Fregata aquila  1963 Definitives Masked Booby Sula dactylatra  1963 Definitives White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus  1963 Definitives Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus  1963 Definitives Band-rumped Storm Petrel Oceanodroma castro  1963 Definitives
Red-footed Booby Sula sula  1963 Definitives Ascension Frigatebird Fregata aquila  1963 Definitives Red-footed Booby Sula sula  1963 Definitives Brown Booby Sula leucogaster  1963 Definitives Booklet Black Noddy Anous minutus  1963 Definitives Booklet
White Tern Gygis alba  1963 Definitives Booklet Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus  1963 Definitives Booklet Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus  1963 Definitives Booklet Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus  1963 Definitives Booklet Eurasian Magpie Pica pica  1970 Royal naval crests 4v set
Yellow Canary Crithagra flaviventris  1976 Birds White Tern Gygis alba  1976 Birds Common Waxbill Estrilda astrild  1976 Birds Black Noddy Anous minutus  1976 Birds
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus  1976 Birds Common Myna Acridotheres tristis  1976 Birds Band-rumped Storm Petrel Oceanodroma castro  1976 Birds Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus  1976 Birds
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra  1976 Birds Red-footed Booby Sula sula  1976 Birds Red-necked Spurfowl Pternistis afer  1976 Birds Brown Booby Sula leucogaster  1976 Birds Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus  1976 Birds
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus  1976 Birds Ascension Frigatebird Fregata aquila  1976 Birds Common Waxbill Estrilda astrild  1976 Birds Band-rumped Storm Petrel Oceanodroma castro  1976 Birds
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus  1976 Birds Red-footed Booby Sula sula  1976 Birds Brown Booby Sula leucogaster  1976 Birds
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus  1976 Birds Ascension Frigatebird Fregata aquila  1976 Birds Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus  1984 New coinage 4v set Ascension Frigatebird Fregata aquila  1987 Sea birds
Ascension Frigatebird Fregata aquila  1987 Sea birds Masked Booby Sula dactylatra  1987 Sea birds Brown Booby Sula leucogaster  1987 Sea birds Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus  1987 Sea birds Ascension Frigatebird Fregata aquila  1987 Sea birds Masked Booby Sula dactylatra  1987 Sea birds
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus  1987 Sea birds Ascension Frigatebird Fregata aquila  1987 Sea birds Masked Booby Sula dactylatra  1987 Sea birds White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus  1987 Sea birds Ascension Frigatebird Fregata aquila  1987 Sea birds Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus  1987 Sea birds
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus  1988 Sea birds Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus  1988 Sea birds Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus  1988 Sea birds Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus  1988 Sea birds Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus  1988 Sea birds Ascension Frigatebird Fregata aquila  1990 WWF
Ascension Frigatebird Fregata aquila  1990 WWF Ascension Frigatebird Fregata aquila  1990 WWF Ascension Frigatebird Fregata aquila  1990 WWF Yellow Canary Crithagra flaviventris  1993 Yellow Canary Yellow Canary Crithagra flaviventris  1993 Yellow Canary
Yellow Canary Crithagra flaviventris  1993 Yellow Canary Yellow Canary Crithagra flaviventris  1993 Yellow Canary Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus  1994 Sooty Tern Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus  1994 Sooty Tern
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus  1994 Sooty Tern Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus  1994 Sooty Tern Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus  1994 Sooty Tern Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis  1994 Christmas 5v set
Band-rumped Storm Petrel Oceanodroma castro  1996 Birds Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus  1996 Birds Common Myna Acridotheres tristis  1996 Birds House Sparrow Passer domesticus  1996 Birds Common Waxbill Estrilda astrild  1996 Birds White Tern Gygis alba  1996 Birds
Red-necked Spurfowl Pternistis afer  1996 Birds Brown Noddy Anous stolidus  1996 Birds Yellow Canary Crithagra flaviventris  1996 Birds Black Noddy Anous minutus  1996 Birds Red-footed Booby Sula sula  1996 Birds White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus  1996 Birds
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster  1996 Birds Masked Booby Sula dactylatra  1996 Birds Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus  1996 Birds Ascension Frigatebird Fregata aquila  1996 Birds Brown Booby Sula leucogaster  1997 Hong Kong 97 Masked Booby Sula dactylatra  1997 The return of Hong Kong to China
Common Waxbill Estrilda astrild  1997 Birds Booklet Common Waxbill Estrilda astrild  1997 Birds Booklet Yellow Canary Crithagra flaviventris  1997 Birds Booklet Yellow Canary Crithagra flaviventris  1997 Birds Booklet Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica  1998 Migratory birds Common House Martin Delichon urbicum  1998 Migratory birds Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis  1998 Migratory birds
Common Swift Apus apus  1998 Migratory birds Allen's Gallinule Porphyrio alleni  1998 Migratory birds White Tern Gygis alba  1999 WWF, Fairy Tern White Tern Gygis alba  1999 WWF, Fairy Tern White Tern Gygis alba  1999 WWF, Fairy Tern
White Tern Gygis alba  1999 WWF, Fairy Tern Ascension Frigatebird Fregata aquila  2001 BirdLife International Ascension Frigatebird Fregata aquila  2001 BirdLife International Ascension Frigatebird Fregata aquila  2001 BirdLife International Ascension Frigatebird Fregata aquila  2001 BirdLife International
Ascension Frigatebird Fregata aquila  2001 BirdLife International Sheet Ascension Frigatebird Fregata aquila  2001 BirdLife International Sheet Ascension Frigatebird Fregata aquila  2001 BirdLife International Sheet Ascension Frigatebird Fregata aquila  2001 BirdLife International Sheet Ascension Frigatebird Fregata aquila  2001 BirdLife International Sheet
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus  2002 Views and flowers 12v set Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus  2002 Views and flowers 12v set Masked Booby Sula dactylatra  2004 BirdLife International p 14x13 Masked Booby Sula dactylatra  2004 BirdLife International p 14x13
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra  2004 BirdLife International p 14x13 Masked Booby Sula dactylatra  2004 BirdLife International p 14x13 Masked Booby Sula dactylatra  2004 BirdLife International p 14x13 Masked Booby Sula dactylatra  2004 BirdLife International Sheet, p 14 Masked Booby Sula dactylatra  2004 BirdLife International Sheet, p 14
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra  2004 BirdLife International Sheet, p 14 Masked Booby Sula dactylatra  2004 BirdLife International Sheet, p 14 Masked Booby Sula dactylatra  2004 BirdLife International Sheet, p 14 Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus  2004 Lunar eclipse 4v set Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus  2004 Lunar eclipse
White Tern Gygis alba  2005 BirdLife International White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus  2005 BirdLife International Brown Booby Sula leucogaster  2005 BirdLife International Brown Noddy Anous stolidus  2005 BirdLife International
Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus  2005 BirdLife International White Tern Gygis alba  2005 BirdLife International Sheet White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus  2005 BirdLife International Sheet Brown Booby Sula leucogaster  2005 BirdLife International Sheet
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus  2005 BirdLife International Sheet Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus  2005 BirdLife International Sheet Common Tern Sterna hirundo  2006 Exploration and innovation 8v set Common Tern Sterna hirundo  2006 Exploration and innovation 8v set
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus  2007 BOU expedition 8v set Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus  2007 BOU expedition 8v set Masked Booby Sula dactylatra  2007 BOU expedition 8v set Red-footed Booby Sula sula  2007 BOU expedition 8v set
Red-footed Booby Sula sula  2008 Animals 12v set Common Waxbill Estrilda astrild  2008 Animals 12v set Band-rumped Storm Petrel Oceanodroma castro  2008 Animals 12v set
Red-necked Spurfowl Pternistis afer  2008 Animals 12v set Woodpecker Finch Camarhynchus pallidus  2009 Charles Darwin 4v set Flightless Cormorant Phalacrocorax harrisi  2009 Charles Darwin 4v set Galapagos Penguin Spheniscus mendiculus  2009 Charles Darwin 4v set
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus  2009 Tropicbird White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus  2009 Tropicbird White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus  2009 Tropicbird White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus  2009 Tropicbird
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus  2009 Tropicbird Sheet with 4 sets White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus  2009 Tropicbird Sheet with 4 sets White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus  2009 Tropicbird Sheet with 4 sets White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus  2009 Tropicbird Sheet with 4 sets
Yellow Canary Crithagra flaviventris  2010 The Yellow Canary Yellow Canary Crithagra flaviventris  2010 The Yellow Canary Yellow Canary Crithagra flaviventris  2010 The Yellow Canary Yellow Canary Crithagra flaviventris  2010 The Yellow Canary Yellow Canary Crithagra flaviventris  2010 The Yellow Canary Sheet with 4 sets
Yellow Canary Crithagra flaviventris  2010 The Yellow Canary Sheet with 4 sets Yellow Canary Crithagra flaviventris  2010 The Yellow Canary Sheet with 4 sets Yellow Canary Crithagra flaviventris  2010 The Yellow Canary Sheet with 4 sets Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus  2011 WWF
Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus  2011 WWF Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus  2011 WWF Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus  2011 WWF Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus  2011 WWF Sheet with 4 sets
Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus  2011 WWF Sheet with 4 sets Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus  2011 WWF Sheet with 4 sets Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus  2011 WWF Sheet with 4 sets Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus  2012 Wideawake airfield 4v sheet
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra  2012 Wideawake airfield 4v sheet Ascension Frigatebird Fregata aquila  2013 Ascension Frigatebird Ascension Frigatebird Fregata aquila  2013 Ascension Frigatebird Ascension Frigatebird Fregata aquila  2013 Ascension Frigatebird
Ascension Frigatebird Fregata aquila  2013 Ascension Frigatebird Ascension Frigatebird Fregata aquila  2013 Ascension Frigatebird Ascension Frigatebird Fregata aquila  2013 Ascension Frigatebird Red-footed Booby Sula sula  2016 WWF
Red-footed Booby Sula sula  2016 WWF Red-footed Booby Sula sula  2016 WWF Red-footed Booby Sula sula  2016 WWF Red-footed Booby Sula sula  2016 WWF Sheet with 4 sets
Red-footed Booby Sula sula  2016 WWF Sheet with 4 sets Red-footed Booby Sula sula  2016 WWF Sheet with 4 sets Red-footed Booby Sula sula  2016 WWF Sheet with 4 sets
Ascension map

Location: Island in the South Atlantic Ocean, about mid-way between South America and Africa
Population: 1100
Climate: tropical marine; mild, semi-arid
Terrain: surface covered by lava flows and cinder cones of 44 dormant volcanoes; ground rises to the east. Ascension is a breeding ground for sea turtles and sooty terns.

Links:
Ascension Post Office
Ascension - Wikipedia
Avibase - Bird Checklists of the World



BIRD SPECIES SHOWN

Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster
Black Noddy Anous minutus
White Tern Gygis alba
Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus
Ascension Frigatebird Fregata aquila
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra
Band-rumped Storm Petrel Oceanodroma castro
Red-footed Booby Sula sula
Eurasian Magpie Pica pica
Yellow Canary Crithagra flaviventris
Common Waxbill Estrilda astrild
Common Myna Acridotheres tristis
Red-necked Spurfowl Pternistis afer
Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
House Sparrow Passer domesticus
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
Common House Martin Delichon urbicum
Common Swift Apus apus
Allen's Gallinule Porphyrio alleni
Common Tern Sterna hirundo
Woodpecker Finch Camarhynchus pallidus
Flightless Cormorant Phalacrocorax harrisi
Galapagos Penguin Spheniscus mendiculus


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