Bird stamps of Montserrat
Red-footed Booby Sula sula  1970 Birds Chalk-surfaced paper American Kestrel Falco sparverius  1970 Birds Chalk-surfaced paper Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens  1970 Birds Chalk-surfaced paper Great Egret Ardea alba  1970 Birds Chalk-surfaced paper Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis  1970 Birds Chalk-surfaced paper
Bananaquit Coereba flaveola  1970 Birds Chalk-surfaced paper Smooth-billed Ani Crotophaga ani  1970 Birds Chalk-surfaced paper Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus  1970 Birds Chalk-surfaced paper Montserrat Oriole Icterus oberi  1970 Birds Chalk-surfaced paper
Green-throated Carib Eulampis holosericeus  1970 Birds Chalk-surfaced paper Antillean Crested Hummingbird Orthorhyncus cristatus  1970 Birds Chalk-surfaced paper Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea  1970 Birds Chalk-surfaced paper Purple-throated Carib Eulampis jugularis  1970 Birds Chalk-surfaced paper
American Kestrel Falco sparverius  1971 Birds Glazed paper Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis  1971 Birds Glazed paper Bananaquit Coereba flaveola  1971 Birds Glazed paper Smooth-billed Ani Crotophaga ani  1971 Birds Glazed paper Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus  1971 Birds Glazed paper
Montserrat Oriole Icterus oberi  1971 Birds Glazed paper Green-throated Carib Eulampis holosericeus  1971 Birds Glazed paper Antillean Crested Hummingbird Orthorhyncus cristatus  1971 Birds Glazed paper Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea  1971 Birds Glazed paper
Purple-throated Carib Eulampis jugularis  1971 Birds Glazed paper Antillean Crested Hummingbird Orthorhyncus cristatus  1974 Surcharge on 1970.01 Antillean Crested Hummingbird Orthorhyncus cristatus  1974 Surcharge on 1970.01 Forest Thrush Turdus lherminieri  1974 Birds
Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis  1976 Surcharge on 1970.01 Bananaquit Coereba flaveola  1976 Surcharge on 1970.01 Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens  1976 Surcharge on 1970.01 Montserrat Oriole Icterus oberi  1981 Montserrat National Trust
Montserrat Oriole Icterus oberi  1981 Montserrat National Trust Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis  1981 Montserrat National Trust Montserrat Oriole Icterus oberi  1981 Montserrat National Trust
Montserrat Oriole Icterus oberi  1981 Montserrat National Trust Blue-headed Hummingbird Cyanophaia bicolor  1983 Hummingbirds Green-throated Carib Eulampis holosericeus  1983 Hummingbirds Antillean Crested Hummingbird Orthorhyncus cristatus  1983 Hummingbirds Purple-throated Carib Eulampis jugularis  1983 Hummingbirds
Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis  1984 Birds Carib Grackle Quiscalus lugubris  1984 Birds Common Gallinule Gallinula galeata  1984 Birds Brown Booby Sula leucogaster  1984 Birds
Black-whiskered Vireo Vireo altiloquus  1984 Birds Scaly-breasted Thrasher Allenia fusca  1984 Birds Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla  1984 Birds Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus  1984 Birds
Green Heron Butorides virescens  1984 Birds Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon  1984 Birds Bananaquit Coereba flaveola  1984 Birds American Kestrel Falco sparverius  1984 Birds Forest Thrush Turdus lherminieri  1984 Birds
Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax  1984 Birds Bridled Quail-Dove Geotrygon mystacea  1984 Birds Montserrat Oriole Icterus oberi  1985 National emblems 3v set Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis  1985 Overprint OHMS on 1984.01 Carib Grackle Quiscalus lugubris  1985 Overprint OHMS on 1984.01
Common Gallinule Gallinula galeata  1985 Overprint OHMS on 1984.01 Brown Booby Sula leucogaster  1985 Overprint OHMS on 1984.01 Black-whiskered Vireo Vireo altiloquus  1985 Overprint OHMS on 1984.01 Scaly-breasted Thrasher Allenia fusca  1985 Overprint OHMS on 1984.01
Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla  1985 Overprint OHMS on 1984.01 Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus  1985 Overprint OHMS on 1984.01 Green Heron Butorides virescens  1985 Overprint OHMS on 1984.01 Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon  1985 Overprint OHMS on 1984.01
Bananaquit Coereba flaveola  1985 Overprint OHMS on 1984.01 American Kestrel Falco sparverius  1985 Overprint OHMS on 1984.01 Forest Thrush Turdus lherminieri  1985 Overprint OHMS on 1984.01 Bridled Quail-Dove Geotrygon mystacea  1985 Overprint OHMS on 1984.01 Black-throated Blue Warbler Setophaga caerulescens  1985 Audubon
Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum  1985 Audubon Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus  1985 Audubon Lark Sparrow Chondestes grammacus  1985 Audubon Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina  1985 Audubon Bullock's Oriole Icterus bullockii  1985 Audubon
American Goldfinch Spinus tristis  1985 Audubon Blue Grosbeak Passerina caerulea  1985 Audubon Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus  1987 Surcharge on 1984.01 Brown Booby Sula leucogaster  1987 Surcharge on 1984.01
Carib Grackle Quiscalus lugubris  1987 Surcharge on 1984.01 Green Heron Butorides virescens  1987 Surcharge on 1984.01 American Kestrel Falco sparverius  1987 Surcharge on 1984.01 Green Heron Butorides virescens  1987 Royal wedding anniversary
Carib Grackle Quiscalus lugubris  1987 Royal wedding anniversary Black-whiskered Vireo Vireo altiloquus  1987 Royal wedding anniversary Scaly-breasted Thrasher Allenia fusca  1987 Royal wedding anniversary Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens  1988 Easter
Caribbean Elaenia Elaenia martinica  1988 Easter Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus  1988 Easter Purple-throated Carib Eulampis jugularis  1988 Easter Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis  1988 Easter
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius  1988 Christmas Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres  1988 Christmas Red-footed Booby Sula sula  1988 Christmas
Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri  1988 Christmas Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus  1991 Domestic birds 4v set Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris  1991 Domestic birds 4v set
Scarlet Macaw Ara macao  1992 Discovery of America 7v sheet Jamaican Tody Todus todus  1992 Discovery of America 7v sheet Buffy Hummingbird Leucippus fallax  1992 Discovery of America 7v sheet Amethyst Woodstar Calliphlox amethystina  1992 Discovery of America 7v sheet
Montserrat Oriole Icterus oberi  1992 Montserrat Oriole Montserrat Oriole Icterus oberi  1992 Montserrat Oriole Montserrat Oriole Icterus oberi  1992 Montserrat Oriole
Montserrat Oriole Icterus oberi  1992 Montserrat Oriole Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura  1997 Birds American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos  1997 Birds
Great Skua Stercorarius skua  1997 Birds Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla  1997 Birds King Vulture Sarcoramphus papa  1997 Birds Mangrove Cuckoo Coccyzus minor  1997 Active Volcano 9v sheet
Antillean Crested Hummingbird Orthorhyncus cristatus  1997 Active Volcano 9v sheet Mangrove Cuckoo Coccyzus minor  1997 Royal Albert Hall 9v sheet Antillean Crested Hummingbird Orthorhyncus cristatus  1997 Royal Albert Hall 9v sheet Golden Swallow Tachycineta euchrysea  2001 Caribbean birds Crested Quail-Dove Geotrygon versicolor  2001 Caribbean birds
Red-legged Thrush Turdus plumbeus  2001 Caribbean birds Fernandina's Flicker Colaptes fernandinae  2001 Caribbean birds St. Vincent Amazon Amazona guildingii  2001 Caribbean birds
Antillean Euphonia Euphonia musica  2002 Wild flowers of Montserrat 4v set Red-legged Honeycreeper Cyanerpes cyaneus  2002 Wild flowers of Montserrat Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon  2003 Birds of the Caribbean
American Yellow Warbler Setophaga aestiva  2003 Birds of the Caribbean Hooded Warbler Setophaga citrina  2003 Birds of the Caribbean Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum  2003 Birds of the Caribbean Roseate Spoonbill Platalea ajaja  2003 Birds of the Caribbean Sheet
Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla  2003 Birds of the Caribbean Sheet White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus  2003 Birds of the Caribbean Sheet Spectacled Thrush Turdus nudigenis  2003 Birds of the Caribbean Sheet Glittering-throated Emerald Amazilia fimbriata  2003 Birds of the Caribbean Sheet
Carib Grackle Quiscalus lugubris  2003 Birds of the Caribbean Sheet Bananaquit Coereba flaveola  2003 Birds of the Caribbean Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis  2005 Seabirds of the Caribbean Sheet Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus  2005 Seabirds of the Caribbean Sheet
Not identified Waved Albatross Phoebastria irrorata  2005 Seabirds of the Caribbean Sheet Common Tern Sterna hirundo  2005 Seabird of the Caribbean Golden Swallow Tachycineta euchrysea  2006 Overprint 30th ANNIVERSARY...on previous issues
Red-and-green Macaw Ara chloropterus  2007 Parrots of the Caribbean Sheet Mitred Parakeet Psittacara mitratus  2007 Parrots of the Caribbean Sheet Sun Parakeet Aratinga solstitialis  2007 Parrots of the Caribbean Sheet Blue-and-yellow Macaw Ara ararauna  2007 Parrots of the Caribbean Sheet Hyacinth Macaw Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus  2007 Parrots of the Caribbean Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus  2008 Endangered animals 6v sheet
Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis  2008 UWI, The University of the West Indies 2v set Smooth-billed Ani Crotophaga ani  2009 Birds of Montserrat Sheet American Kestrel Falco sparverius  2009 Birds of Montserrat Sheet
Common Gallinule Gallinula galeata  2009 Birds of Montserrat Sheet Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis  2009 Birds of Montserrat Sheet Montserrat Oriole Icterus oberi  2009 Birds of Montserrat Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens  2010 WWF Sheet with 2 sets
Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens  2010 WWF Sheet with 2 sets Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens  2010 WWF Sheet with 2 sets Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens  2010 WWF Sheet with 2 sets Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens  2010 WWF Sheet with 4 sets
Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens  2010 WWF Sheet with 4 sets Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens  2010 WWF Sheet with 4 sets Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens  2010 WWF Sheet with 4 sets Purple Heron Ardea purpurea  2011 Fauna of China 4v sheet
Northern Pintail Anas acuta  2012 Ducks Sheet Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis  2012 Ducks Sheet Fulvous Whistling Duck Dendrocygna bicolor  2012 Ducks Sheet Blue-winged Teal Anas discors  2012 Ducks Sheet
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata  2012 Ducks Bronze-tailed Plumeleteer Chalybura urochrysia  2014 Hummingbirds Sheet White-bellied Mountaingem Lampornis hemileucus  2014 Hummingbirds Sheet Olivaceous Thornbill Chalcostigma olivaceum  2014 Hummingbirds Sheet
White-bellied Emerald Amazilia candida  2014 Hummingbirds Sheet Chestnut-breasted Coronet Boissonneaua matthewsii  2014 Hummingbirds Sheet Collared Inca Coeligena torquata  2014 Hummingbirds Sheet Brown Trembler Cinclocerthia ruficauda  2016 Birds of Montserrat Sheet
American Black Swift Cypseloides niger  2016 Birds of Montserrat Sheet Willet Tringa semipalmata  2016 Birds of Montserrat Sheet Brown Noddy Anous stolidus  2016 Birds of Montserrat Sheet
Montserrat Oriole Icterus oberi  2016 Birds of Montserrat
Montserrat map

Location: Caribbean, island in the Caribbean Sea
Population: 9,600; an estimated 8,000 refugees left the island following the resumption of volcanic activity in July 1995; some have returned
Climate: tropical; little daily or seasonal temperature variation
Terrain: volcanic island, mostly mountainous, with small coastal lowland

Birds: 110 species. 2 endemic.

Links:
Montserrat Stamp Bureau postal administration website
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BIRD SPECIES SHOWN

Red-footed Booby Sula sula
American Kestrel Falco sparverius
Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens
Great Egret Ardea alba
Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis
Bananaquit Coereba flaveola
Smooth-billed Ani Crotophaga ani
Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus
Montserrat Oriole Icterus oberi
Green-throated Carib Eulampis holosericeus
Antillean Crested Hummingbird Orthorhyncus cristatus
Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea
Purple-throated Carib Eulampis jugularis
Forest Thrush Turdus lherminieri
Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
Blue-headed Hummingbird Cyanophaia bicolor
Carib Grackle Quiscalus lugubris
Common Gallinule Gallinula galeata
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster
Black-whiskered Vireo Vireo altiloquus
Scaly-breasted Thrasher Allenia fusca
Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus
Green Heron Butorides virescens
Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
Bridled Quail-Dove Geotrygon mystacea
Black-throated Blue Warbler Setophaga caerulescens
Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus
Lark Sparrow Chondestes grammacus
Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
Bullock's Oriole Icterus bullockii
American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
Blue Grosbeak Passerina caerulea
Caribbean Elaenia Elaenia martinica
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri
Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus
Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris
Scarlet Macaw Ara macao
Jamaican Tody Todus todus
Buffy Hummingbird Leucippus fallax
Amethyst Woodstar Calliphlox amethystina
Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
Great Skua Stercorarius skua
Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla
King Vulture Sarcoramphus papa
Mangrove Cuckoo Coccyzus minor
Golden Swallow Tachycineta euchrysea
Crested Quail-Dove Geotrygon versicolor
Red-legged Thrush Turdus plumbeus
Fernandina's Flicker Colaptes fernandinae
St. Vincent Amazon Amazona guildingii
Antillean Euphonia Euphonia musica
Red-legged Honeycreeper Cyanerpes cyaneus
American Yellow Warbler Setophaga aestiva
Hooded Warbler Setophaga citrina
Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
Roseate Spoonbill Platalea ajaja
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus
Spectacled Thrush Turdus nudigenis
Glittering-throated Emerald Amazilia fimbriata
Waved Albatross Phoebastria irrorata
Common Tern Sterna hirundo
Red-and-green Macaw Ara chloropterus
Mitred Parakeet Psittacara mitratus
Sun Parakeet Aratinga solstitialis
Blue-and-yellow Macaw Ara ararauna
Hyacinth Macaw Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus
Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea
Northern Pintail Anas acuta
Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis
Fulvous Whistling Duck Dendrocygna bicolor
Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
Bronze-tailed Plumeleteer Chalybura urochrysia
White-bellied Mountaingem Lampornis hemileucus
Olivaceous Thornbill Chalcostigma olivaceum
White-bellied Emerald Amazilia candida
Chestnut-breasted Coronet Boissonneaua matthewsii
Collared Inca Coeligena torquata
Brown Trembler Cinclocerthia ruficauda
American Black Swift Cypseloides niger
Willet Tringa semipalmata
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus


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