Bird stamps of New Zealand
Huia Heteralocha acutirostris   1898 Definitives p 12-16, no wmk Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis  1898 Definitives p 12-16, no wmk New Zealand Kaka Nestor meridionalis  1898 Definitives p 12-16, no wmk Kea Nestor notabilis  1898 Definitives p 12-16, no wmk Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis  1899 Definitives Thick soft paper, no wmk, p 11 New Zealand Kaka Nestor meridionalis  1900 Definitives Thick soft paper, no wmk, p 11 Kea Nestor notabilis  1900 Definitives Thick soft paper, no wmk, p 11
New Zealand Fantail Rhipidura fuliginosa  1935 Definitives Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis  1935 Definitives Tui Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae  1935 Definitives New Zealand Fantail Rhipidura fuliginosa  1936 Definitives New wmk Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis  1936 Definitives New wmk Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis  1936 Overprint Official on 1935.01 New Zealand Fantail Rhipidura fuliginosa  1937 Overprint Official on 1935.01
South Island Takahe Porphyrio hochstetteri  1956 Southland centennial 3v set Australasian Gannet Morus serrator  1958 Hawkes Bay Province 3v set Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis  1959 Pan-Pacific scout jamboree Grey Teal Anas gracilis  1959 Health stamps White-headed Stilt Himantopus leucocephalus  1959 Health stamps Grey Teal Anas gracilis  1959 Health stamps 2 sheets
White-headed Stilt Himantopus leucocephalus  1959 Health stamps 2 sheets Sacred Kingfisher Todiramphus sanctus  1960 Health stamps New Zealand Pigeon Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae  1960 Health stamps Sacred Kingfisher Todiramphus sanctus  1960 Health stamps 2 sheets New Zealand Pigeon Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae  1960 Health stamps 2 sheets Great Egret Ardea alba  1961 Health stamps New Zealand Falcon Falco novaeseelandiae  1961 Health stamps
Great Egret Ardea alba  1961 Health stamps 2 sheets New Zealand Falcon Falco novaeseelandiae  1961 Health stamps 2 sheets Red-crowned Parakeet Cyanoramphus novaezelandiae  1962 Health stamps South Island Saddleback Philesturnus carunculatus  1962 Health stamps Red-crowned Parakeet Cyanoramphus novaezelandiae  1962 Health stamps 2 sheets South Island Saddleback Philesturnus carunculatus  1962 Health stamps 2 sheets
Silver Gull Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae  1964 Health stamps Little Penguin Eudyptula minor  1964 Health stamps Silver Gull Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae  1964 Health stamps 2 sheets Little Penguin Eudyptula minor  1964 Health stamps 2 sheets New Zealand Kaka Nestor meridionalis  1965 Health stamps
New Zealand Fantail Rhipidura fuliginosa  1965 Health stamps New Zealand Kaka Nestor meridionalis  1965 Health stamps 2 sheets New Zealand Fantail Rhipidura fuliginosa  1965 Health stamps 2 sheets New Zealand Bellbird Anthornis melanura  1966 Health stamps Weka Gallirallus australis  1966 Health stamps New Zealand Bellbird Anthornis melanura  1966 Health stamps 2 sheets
Weka Gallirallus australis  1966 Health stamps 2 sheets Chatham Albatross Thalassarche eremita  1970 Chatham Islands 2v set New Zealand Pigeon Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae  1973 Anniversaries 6v set Song Thrush Turdus philomelos  1976 Health stamps 3v set Song Thrush Turdus philomelos  1976 Health stamps Sheet
Adelie Penguin Pygoscelis adeliae  1984 Antarctic research 4v set Adelie Penguin Pygoscelis adeliae  1984 Antarctic research 4v sheet North Island Kokako Callaeas wilsoni  1985 Native birds Black Robin Petroica traversi  1985 Native birds
Stitchbird Notiomystis cincta  1986 Native birds North Island Saddleback Philesturnus rufusater  1986 Native birds Kakapo Strigops habroptila  1986 Native birds New Zealand Falcon Falco novaeseelandiae  1986 Native birds Blue Duck Hymenolaimus malacorhynchos  1987 Native birds
Brown Teal Anas chlorotis  1987 Native birds South Island Takahe Porphyrio hochstetteri  1988 Native birds Paradise Shelduck Tadorna variegata  1988 Native birds Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis  1988 Brown Kiwi Booklet Double-banded Plover Charadrius bicinctus  1988 Native birds p 14x14
Yellowhead Mohoua ochrocephala  1988 Native birds p 14x14 Silvereye Zosterops lateralis  1988 Native birds p 14x14 Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis  1988 Native birds p 14x14 Sacred Kingfisher Todiramphus sanctus  1988 Native birds p 14x14 Spotted Shag Phalacrocorax punctatus  1988 Native birds p 14x14 Fiordland Penguin Eudyptes pachyrhynchus  1988 Native birds p 14x14
South Island Robin Petroica australis  1988 Native birds p 14x14 Little Spotted Kiwi Apteryx owenii  1989 Native birds Black Robin Petroica traversi  1989 PHILEXFRANCE 89 Australasian Gannet Morus serrator  1989 New Zealand heritage 6v set Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis  1989 Native birds
Paradise Shelduck Tadorna variegata  1989 WORLD STAMP EXPO 89 Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis  1990 Native birds Booklet with black and white cover Antarctic Petrel Thalassoica antarctica  1990 Antarctic birds Wilson's Storm Petrel Oceanites oceanicus  1990 Antarctic birds Snow Petrel Pagodroma nivea  1990 Antarctic birds
Southern Fulmar Fulmarus glacialoides  1990 Antarctic birds Chinstrap Penguin Pygoscelis antarcticus  1990 Antarctic birds Emperor Penguin Aptenodytes forsteri  1990 Antarctic birds Paradise Shelduck Tadorna variegata  1990 NZ 1990 Paradise Shelduck Tadorna variegata  1990 BIRDPEX 90 Northern Royal Albatross Diomedea sanfordi  1991 Chatham Islands 2v set
Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis  1991 Brown Kiwi Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis  1991 Native birds sa Spotless Crake Porzana tabuensis  1991 Native birds New Zealand Rockwren Xenicus gilviventris  1991 Native birds New Zealand Rockwren Xenicus gilviventris  1991 Native birds Booklet, blue
New Zealand Rockwren Xenicus gilviventris  1991 Native birds sa New Zealand Rockwren Xenicus gilviventris  1991 Native birds Booklet, red New Zealand Rockwren Xenicus gilviventris  1991 Native birds Booklet New Zealand Rockwren Xenicus gilviventris  1991 Native birds Booklet Fiordland Penguin Eudyptes pachyrhynchus  1992 Native birds Booklet, 5 stamps Adelie Penguin Pygoscelis adeliae  1992 Antarctic seals 6v set
Fiordland Penguin Eudyptes pachyrhynchus  1992 Native birds Booklet with barcode, 10 stamps New Zealand Falcon Falco novaeseelandiae  1993 Native birds Booklet Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis  1993 Brown Kiwi Yellow-eyed Penguin Megadyptes antipodes  1993 WWF Sheet Magenta Petrel Pterodroma magentae  1993 WWF Sheet
Blue Duck Hymenolaimus malacorhynchos  1993 WWF Sheet New Zealand Rockwren Xenicus gilviventris  1993 WWF Sheet New Zealand Kaka Nestor meridionalis  1993 WWF Sheet New Zealand Pigeon Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae  1993 WWF Sheet
Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis  1993 TAIPEI 93 Sheet Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis  1993 TAIPEI 93 Sheet Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis  1993 TAIPEI 93 Sheet Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis  1994 HONG KONG 94 Sheet
Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis  1994 HONG KONG 94 Sheet Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis  1994 HONG KONG 94 Sheet Spotless Crake Porzana tabuensis  1994 PHILAKOREA 94 Sheet Double-banded Plover Charadrius bicinctus  1994 PHILAKOREA 94 Sheet Yellowhead Mohoua ochrocephala  1994 PHILAKOREA 94 Sheet Silvereye Zosterops lateralis  1994 PHILAKOREA 94 Sheet
Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis  1994 PHILAKOREA 94 Sheet New Zealand Rockwren Xenicus gilviventris  1994 PHILAKOREA 94 Sheet Sacred Kingfisher Todiramphus sanctus  1994 PHILAKOREA 94 Sheet Spotted Shag Phalacrocorax punctatus  1994 PHILAKOREA 94 Sheet Little Spotted Kiwi Apteryx owenii  1995 POSTX 95 New Zealand Pigeon Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae  1995 Environment protection 10v booklet
New Zealand Fantail Rhipidura fuliginosa  1995 Environment protection 10v booklet Black-fronted Tern Chlidonias albostriatus  1995 Environment protection 10v booklet New Zealand Falcon Falco novaeseelandiae  1995 Native birds Booklet New Zealand Falcon Falco novaeseelandiae  1995 Native birds Booklet Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo  1995 Farmyard animals 10v booklet, p 14x14 Pacific Black Duck Anas superciliosa  1995 Farmyard animals 10v booklet, p 14x14
Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus  1995 Farmyard animals 10v booklet, p 14x14 Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo  1995 SINGAPORE 95 5v sheet, p 12 Pacific Black Duck Anas superciliosa  1995 SINGAPORE 95 5v sheet, p 12 Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus  1995 SINGAPORE 95 5v sheet, p 12 Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo  1995 Farmyard animals 10v booklet
Pacific Black Duck Anas superciliosa  1995 Farmyard animals 10v booklet Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus  1995 Farmyard animals 10v booklet Kelp Gull Larus dominicanus  1996 Seaside environment 10v booklet Kelp Gull Larus dominicanus  1996 Seaside environment 10v booklet Yellow-eyed Penguin Megadyptes antipodes  1996 Marine wildlife 6v sheet
Southern Royal Albatross Diomedea epomophora  1996 Marine wildlife 6v sheet Great Egret Ardea alba  1996 Marine wildlife 6v sheet Great Egret Ardea alba  1996 CHINA 96 2v sheet Kelp Gull Larus dominicanus  1996 Seaside environment 10v booklet, sa
Kelp Gull Larus dominicanus  1996 Seaside environment 10v booklet, sa Adzebill Aptornis otidiformes  1996 Extinct birds Laughing Owl Sceloglaux albifacies   1996 Extinct birds South Island Piopio Turnagra capensis   1996 Extinct birds
Huia Heteralocha acutirostris   1996 Extinct birds Giant Eagle Harpagornis moorei  1996 Extinct birds New Zealand Giant Moa Dinornis giganteus  1996 Extinct birds New Zealand Giant Moa Dinornis giganteus  1996 Extinct birds
Stout-legged Wren Pachyplichas yaldwyni  1996 Extinct birds Booklet, sa New Zealand Giant Moa Dinornis giganteus  1996 TAIPEI 96 Southern Royal Albatross Diomedea epomophora  1996 TAIPEI 96 2v sheet Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis  1997 Brown Kiwi
Spotted Shag Phalacrocorax punctatus  1998 Museum of New Zealand 2v set Silver Gull Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae  1998 Museum of New Zealand 2v set Huia Heteralocha acutirostris   1998 1898 pictorials centenary 14v set Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis  1998 1898 pictorials centenary 14v set New Zealand Kaka Nestor meridionalis  1998 1898 pictorials centenary 14v set
Kea Nestor notabilis  1998 1898 pictorials centenary 14v set Budgerigar Melopsittacus undulatus  1999 Popular pets 6v set Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis  1999 Scenic walks 6v set New Zealand Kaka Nestor meridionalis  1999 Scenic walks 6v set
Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis  2000 The last sunset Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis  2000 Gold round kiwi Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis  2000 WORLD STAMP EXPO 2000 USA Sheet Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis  2000 WORLD STAMP EXPO 2000 USA Sheet
Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis  2000 WORLD STAMP EXPO 2000 USA Sheet Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis  2000 WORLD STAMP EXPO 2000 USA Sheet Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis  2000 WORLD STAMP EXPO 2000 USA Sheet Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni  2000 Threatened birds
Malherbe's Parakeet Cyanoramphus malherbi  2000 Threatened birds Black Stilt Himantopus novaezelandiae  2000 Threatened birds New Zealand Fernbird Megalurus punctatus  2000 Threatened birds Kakapo Strigops habroptila  2000 Threatened birds
Weka Gallirallus australis  2000 Threatened birds Okarito Kiwi Apteryx rowi  2000 Threatened birds Weka Gallirallus australis  2001 Hong Kong 2001 Sheet Okarito Kiwi Apteryx rowi  2001 Hong Kong 2001 Sheet
Southern Rockhopper Penguin Eudyptes chrysocome  2001 Penguins Little Penguin Eudyptula minor  2001 Penguins Snares Penguin Eudyptes robustus  2001 Penguins Erect-crested Penguin Eudyptes sclateri  2001 Penguins
Fiordland Penguin Eudyptes pachyrhynchus  2001 Penguins Yellow-eyed Penguin Megadyptes antipodes  2001 Penguins South Island Takahe Porphyrio hochstetteri  2002 Childrens book festival 10v set Australasian Swamphen Porphyrio melanotus  2002 Childrens book festival 10v set
Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis  2002 Brown Kiwi Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus  2005 Farmyard animals Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus  2005 Farmyard animals 6v strip Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus  2005 Farmyard animals 2v sheet Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis  2005 150 years of stamps 5v set
Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis  2005 150 years of stamps 5v sheet Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis  2005 Greetings stamps 10v sheet Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis  2005 Greetings stamps 10v sheet Kakapo Strigops habroptila  2005 WWF Strip Kakapo Strigops habroptila  2005 WWF Strip
Kakapo Strigops habroptila  2005 WWF Strip Kakapo Strigops habroptila  2005 WWF Strip Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis  2006 Washington 2006 2v sheet New Zealand Pigeon Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae  2006 Christmas 10v set
New Zealand Pigeon Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae  2006 Christmas 6v sheet Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis  2006 Kiwipex 2006 2v sheet Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis  2007 Classic Kiwi 20v sheet New Zealand Fantail Rhipidura fuliginosa  2008 The alphabet 26v sheet
New Zealand Giant Moa Dinornis giganteus  2009 Giants of New Zealand 5v set Giant Eagle Harpagornis moorei  2009 Giants of New Zealand 5v set New Zealand Giant Moa Dinornis giganteus  2009 Giants of New Zealand 5v sheet
Giant Eagle Harpagornis moorei  2009 Giants of New Zealand 5v sheet Great Egret Ardea alba  2009 Tiki tour 24v sheet Australasian Gannet Morus serrator  2009 Tiki tour 24v sheet Black Robin Petroica traversi  2009 Tiki tour 24v sheet
Kea Nestor notabilis  2009 Tiki tour 24v sheet Kakapo Strigops habroptila  2009 Tiki tour 24v sheet Foveaux Shag Leucocarbo stewarti  2009 Tiki tour 24v sheet White-headed Stilt Himantopus leucocephalus  2009 Health, stamp on stamp 3v set Red-crowned Parakeet Cyanoramphus novaezelandiae  2009 Health, stamp on stamp 3v set
White-headed Stilt Himantopus leucocephalus  2009 Health, stamp on stamp 3v sheet Red-crowned Parakeet Cyanoramphus novaezelandiae  2009 Health, stamp on stamp 3v sheet Emperor Penguin Aptenodytes forsteri  2009 Sir Peter Blake 5v set Emperor Penguin Aptenodytes forsteri  2009 Sir Peter Blake 5v sheet Not identified
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos  2010 Scenic definitives 5v set Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis  2010 Palmpex 2010 Sheet with 3x1.50$ Not identified Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis  2011 KiwiStamp 5v set, sa Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis  2011 KiwiStamp Booklet, sa
White-faced Storm Petrel Pelagodroma marina  2011 Beyond the coast 12v sheet, sa Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis  2011 Round Kiwi Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis  2011 Round Kiwi Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis  2011 Round Kiwi
North Island Brown Kiwi Apteryx mantelli  2011 Childrens health Kakapo Strigops habroptila  2011 Childrens health South Island Takahe Porphyrio hochstetteri  2011 Childrens health sa North Island Brown Kiwi Apteryx mantelli  2011 Childrens health Sheet South Island Takahe Porphyrio hochstetteri  2011 Childrens health Sheet
Kakapo Strigops habroptila  2011 Childrens health Sheet Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis  2011 Philanippon 2011 3v sheet Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis  2011 China 2011 Sheet Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis  2011 China 2011 Sheet
Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis  2011 China 2011 Sheet Not identified Kea Nestor notabilis  2012 Tiki tour 20v sheet Southern Royal Albatross Diomedea epomophora  2012 Tiki tour 20v sheet Kea Nestor notabilis  2013 Classic travel posters 20v sheet
Antipodean Albatross Diomedea antipodensis  2014 Endangered seabirds Fairy Tern Sternula nereis  2014 Endangered seabirds Chatham Shag Leucocarbo onslowi  2014 Endangered seabirds Black-billed Gull Chroicocephalus bulleri  2014 Endangered seabirds
Magenta Petrel Pterodroma magentae  2014 Endangered seabirds Antipodean Albatross Diomedea antipodensis  2014 Endangered seabirds Sheet Fairy Tern Sternula nereis  2014 Endangered seabirds Sheet Chatham Shag Leucocarbo onslowi  2014 Endangered seabirds Sheet
Black-billed Gull Chroicocephalus bulleri  2014 Endangered seabirds Sheet Magenta Petrel Pterodroma magentae  2014 Endangered seabirds Sheet Kea Nestor notabilis  2016 Its a Kiwi thing 14v sheet Mallard Anas platyrhynchos  2016 Christchurch exhibition 2v sheet
Campbell Teal Anas nesiotis  2017 Recovering native birds Black Stilt Himantopus novaezelandiae  2017 Recovering native birds New Zealand Kaka Nestor meridionalis  2017 Recovering native birds
South Island Saddleback Philesturnus carunculatus  2017 Recovering native birds New Zealand Plover Charadrius obscurus  2017 Recovering native birds Campbell Teal Anas nesiotis  2017 Recovering native birds Sheet
Black Stilt Himantopus novaezelandiae  2017 Recovering native birds Sheet New Zealand Kaka Nestor meridionalis  2017 Recovering native birds Sheet South Island Saddleback Philesturnus carunculatus  2017 Recovering native birds Sheet
New Zealand Plover Charadrius obscurus  2017 Recovering native birds Sheet
New Zealand map

Location: Oceania, islands in the South Pacific Ocean
Population: 4.1 million
Climate: temperate with sharp regional contrasts
Terrain: predominately mountainous with some large coastal plains

Birds: 335 species. 64 endemic species.

Links:
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BIRD SPECIES SHOWN

Huia Heteralocha acutirostris
Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis
New Zealand Kaka Nestor meridionalis
Kea Nestor notabilis
New Zealand Fantail Rhipidura fuliginosa
Tui Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae
South Island Takahe Porphyrio hochstetteri
Australasian Gannet Morus serrator
Grey Teal Anas gracilis
White-headed Stilt Himantopus leucocephalus
Sacred Kingfisher Todiramphus sanctus
New Zealand Pigeon Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae
Great Egret Ardea alba
New Zealand Falcon Falco novaeseelandiae
Red-crowned Parakeet Cyanoramphus novaezelandiae
South Island Saddleback Philesturnus carunculatus
Silver Gull Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae
Little Penguin Eudyptula minor
New Zealand Bellbird Anthornis melanura
Weka Gallirallus australis
Chatham Albatross Thalassarche eremita
Song Thrush Turdus philomelos
Adelie Penguin Pygoscelis adeliae
North Island Kokako Callaeas wilsoni
Black Robin Petroica traversi
Stitchbird Notiomystis cincta
North Island Saddleback Philesturnus rufusater
Kakapo Strigops habroptila
Blue Duck Hymenolaimus malacorhynchos
Brown Teal Anas chlorotis
Paradise Shelduck Tadorna variegata
Double-banded Plover Charadrius bicinctus
Yellowhead Mohoua ochrocephala
Silvereye Zosterops lateralis
Spotted Shag Phalacrocorax punctatus
Fiordland Penguin Eudyptes pachyrhynchus
South Island Robin Petroica australis
Little Spotted Kiwi Apteryx owenii
Antarctic Petrel Thalassoica antarctica
Wilson's Storm Petrel Oceanites oceanicus
Snow Petrel Pagodroma nivea
Southern Fulmar Fulmarus glacialoides
Chinstrap Penguin Pygoscelis antarcticus
Emperor Penguin Aptenodytes forsteri
Northern Royal Albatross Diomedea sanfordi
Spotless Crake Porzana tabuensis
New Zealand Rockwren Xenicus gilviventris
Yellow-eyed Penguin Megadyptes antipodes
Magenta Petrel Pterodroma magentae
Black-fronted Tern Chlidonias albostriatus
Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo
Pacific Black Duck Anas superciliosa
Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus
Kelp Gull Larus dominicanus
Southern Royal Albatross Diomedea epomophora
Adzebill Aptornis otidiformes
Laughing Owl Sceloglaux albifacies
South Island Piopio Turnagra capensis
Giant Eagle Harpagornis moorei
New Zealand Giant Moa Dinornis giganteus
Stout-legged Wren Pachyplichas yaldwyni
Budgerigar Melopsittacus undulatus
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni
Malherbe's Parakeet Cyanoramphus malherbi
Black Stilt Himantopus novaezelandiae
New Zealand Fernbird Megalurus punctatus
Okarito Kiwi Apteryx rowi
Southern Rockhopper Penguin Eudyptes chrysocome
Snares Penguin Eudyptes robustus
Erect-crested Penguin Eudyptes sclateri
Australasian Swamphen Porphyrio melanotus
Foveaux Shag Leucocarbo stewarti
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
White-faced Storm Petrel Pelagodroma marina
North Island Brown Kiwi Apteryx mantelli
Antipodean Albatross Diomedea antipodensis
Fairy Tern Sternula nereis
Chatham Shag Leucocarbo onslowi
Black-billed Gull Chroicocephalus bulleri
Campbell Teal Anas nesiotis
New Zealand Plover Charadrius obscurus


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