Bird stamps of Papua New Guinea
Raggiana Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea raggiana  1952 Definitives Raggiana Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea raggiana  1957 Surcharge on 1952.01 Raggiana Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea raggiana  1963 Definitives Lawes's Parotia Parotia lawesii  1964 Definitives Black-billed Sicklebill Drepanornis albertisi  1964 Definitives Emperor Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea guilielmi  1964 Definitives
Magnificent Riflebird Ptiloris magnificus  1964 Definitives Streaked Bowerbird Amblyornis subalaris  1965 Definitives Fire-maned Bowerbird Sericulus bakeri  1965 Definitives Blue Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea rudolphi  1965 Definitives Brown Sicklebill Epimachus meyeri  1965 Definitives Lesser Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea minor  1965 Definitives
Magnificent Bird-of-paradise Diphyllodes magnificus  1965 Definitives Twelve-wired Bird-of-paradise Seleucidis melanoleucus  1965 Definitives Papuan Lorikeet Charmosyna papou  1967 Christmas Pesquet's Parrot Psittrichas fulgidus  1967 Christmas Dusky Lory Pseudeos fuscata  1967 Christmas Edwards's Fig Parrot Psittaculirostris edwardsii  1967 Christmas
Raggiana Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea raggiana  1969 Definitives King of Saxony Bird-of-paradise Pteridophora alberti  1970 Fauna conservation King Bird-of-paradise Cicinnurus regius  1970 Fauna conservation Raggiana Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea raggiana  1970 Fauna conservation Crested Satinbird Cnemophilus macgregorii  1970 Fauna conservation
Southern Cassowary Casuarius casuarius  1970 ANZAAS congress 4v set Raggiana Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea raggiana  1971 Definitives Queen Carola's Parotia Parotia carolae  1973 Birds of Paradise Goldie's Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea decora  1973 Birds of Paradise Ribbon-tailed Astrapia Astrapia mayeri  1973 Birds of Paradise Princess Stephanie's Astrapia Astrapia stephaniae  1973 Birds of Paradise
Blyth's Hornbill Rhyticeros plicatus  1974 Birds heads Southern Cassowary Casuarius casuarius  1974 Birds heads Papuan Eagle Harpyopsis novaeguineae  1974 Birds heads Dwarf Cassowary Casuarius bennetti  1975 New coinage 5v set
White-breasted Ground Dove Alopecoenas jobiensis  1977 Fauna conservation Victoria Crowned Pigeon Goura victoria  1977 Fauna conservation Pheasant Pigeon Otidiphaps nobilis  1977 Fauna conservation Orange-fronted Fruit Dove Ptilinopus aurantiifrons  1977 Fauna conservation
Zoe's Imperial Pigeon Ducula zoeae  1977 Fauna conservation Beach Kingfisher Todiramphus saurophagus  1981 Kingfishers Forest Kingfisher Todiramphus macleayii  1981 Kingfishers Sacred Kingfisher Todiramphus sanctus  1981 Kingfishers Buff-breasted Paradise Kingfisher Tanysiptera sylvia  1981 Kingfishers
Blue-winged Kookaburra Dacelo leachii  1981 Kingfishers Raggiana Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea raggiana  1984 Definitives New Britain Sparrowhawk Accipiter brachyurus  1985 Birds of prey New Britain Sparrowhawk Accipiter brachyurus  1985 Birds of prey Doria's Goshawk Megatriorchis doriae  1985 Birds of prey
Doria's Goshawk Megatriorchis doriae  1985 Birds of prey Long-tailed Honey Buzzard Henicopernis longicauda  1985 Birds of prey Long-tailed Honey Buzzard Henicopernis longicauda  1985 Birds of prey Rufous Fantail Rhipidura rufifrons  1986 Ameripex 86 Streaked Berrypecker Melanocharis striativentris  1986 Ameripex 86
Papuan Pitta Erythropitta macklotii  1986 Ameripex 86 Banded Yellow Robin Poecilodryas placens  1986 Ameripex 86 Tit Berrypecker Oreocharis arfaki  1989 Small birds Tit Berrypecker Oreocharis arfaki  1989 Small birds Blue-capped Ifrit Ifrita kowaldi  1989 Small birds
Black-throated Robin Poecilodryas albonotata  1989 Small birds Large Scrubwren Sericornis nouhuysi  1989 Small birds Dwarf Cassowary Casuarius bennetti  1990 Treaty of Waitangi Great Spotted Kiwi Apteryx haastii  1990 Treaty of Waitangi
Southern Cassowary Casuarius casuarius  1990 Treaty of Waitangi Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis  1990 Treaty of Waitangi Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus  1990 Migratory birds Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata  1990 Migratory birds
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres  1990 Migratory birds Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus  1990 Migratory birds Lesser Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea minor  1991 Birds of Paradise Crinkle-collared Manucode Manucodia chalybatus  1992 Birds of Paradise Face value given as t
King Bird-of-paradise Cicinnurus regius  1992 Birds of Paradise Face value given as t Queen Carola's Parotia Parotia carolae  1992 Birds of Paradise Face value given as t Emperor Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea guilielmi  1992 Birds of Paradise Face value given as t Loria's Satinbird Cnemophilus loriae  1992 Birds of Paradise Yellow-breasted Satinbird Loboparadisea sericea  1992 Birds of Paradise
Short-tailed Paradigalla Paradigalla brevicauda  1992 Birds of Paradise Magnificent Bird-of-paradise Diphyllodes magnificus  1992 Birds of Paradise Superb Bird-of-paradise Lophorina superba  1992 Birds of Paradise Magnificent Riflebird Ptiloris magnificus  1993 Birds of Paradise Crested Satinbird Cnemophilus macgregorii  1993 Birds of Paradise
Wahnes's Parotia Parotia wahnesi  1993 Birds of Paradise Goldie's Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea decora  1993 Birds of Paradise Trumpet Manucode Phonygammus keraudrenii  1993 Birds of Paradise Crinkle-collared Manucode Manucodia chalybatus  1993 Birds of Paradise Booklet King Bird-of-paradise Cicinnurus regius  1993 Birds of Paradise Booklet
Orange-crowned Fairywren Clytomyias insignis  1993 Small birds Superb Pitta Pitta superba  1993 Small birds Mottled Berryhunter Rhagologus leucostigma  1993 Small birds Slaty-headed Longbill Toxorhamphus poliopterus  1993 Small birds Mottled Berryhunter Rhagologus leucostigma  1993 Small birds Booklet
Slaty-headed Longbill Toxorhamphus poliopterus  1993 Small birds Booklet Crinkle-collared Manucode Manucodia chalybatus  1993 Birds of Paradise Face value given as T King Bird-of-paradise Cicinnurus regius  1993 Birds of Paradise Face value given as T Queen Carola's Parotia Parotia carolae  1993 Birds of Paradise Face value given as T Emperor Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea guilielmi  1993 Birds of Paradise Face value given as T
Orange-crowned Fairywren Clytomyias insignis  1993 TAIPEI 93 Superb Pitta Pitta superba  1993 TAIPEI 93 Mottled Berryhunter Rhagologus leucostigma  1993 TAIPEI 93 Slaty-headed Longbill Toxorhamphus poliopterus  1993 TAIPEI 93 Blue Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea rudolphi  1993 Bangkok 1993
Yellow-breasted Satinbird Loboparadisea sericea  1994 Hong Kong 94 Strip, no inscription at foot Short-tailed Paradigalla Paradigalla brevicauda  1994 Hong Kong 94 Strip, no inscription at foot Magnificent Bird-of-paradise Diphyllodes magnificus  1994 Hong Kong 94 Strip, no inscription at foot Superb Bird-of-paradise Lophorina superba  1994 Hong Kong 94 Strip, no inscription at foot Emperor Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea guilielmi  1995 Surcharge on 1992.01
Pesquet's Parrot Psittrichas fulgidus  1996 Parrots Coconut Lorikeet Trichoglossus haematodus  1996 Parrots Papuan King Parrot Alisterus chloropterus  1996 Parrots Red-winged Parrot Aprosmictus erythropterus  1996 Parrots Greater Sooty Owl Tyto tenebricosa  1998 Birds heads 1998
Wattled Brushturkey Aepypodius arfakianus  1998 Birds heads 1998 Grey-headed Goshawk Accipiter poliocephalus  1998 Birds heads 1998 Forest Bittern Zonerodius heliosylus  1998 Birds heads 1998 Raggiana Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea raggiana  2000 25 years of independence 4v set
Raggiana Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea raggiana  2000 25 years of independence 4v set Raggiana Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea raggiana  2000 25 years of independence 4v sheet Raggiana Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea raggiana  2000 25 years of independence 4v sheet Comb-crested Jacana Irediparra gallinacea  2001 Waterbirds Masked Lapwing Vanellus miles  2001 Waterbirds
Australian White Ibis Threskiornis molucca  2001 Waterbirds Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa  2001 Waterbirds Little Egret Egretta garzetta  2005 Coastal birds Nankeen Night Heron Nycticorax caledonicus  2005 Coastal birds
White-faced Heron Egretta novaehollandiae  2005 Coastal birds Greater Crested Tern Thalasseus bergii  2005 Coastal birds Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica  2005 Coastal birds Pied Heron Egretta picata  2005 Coastal birds
Blyth's Hornbill Rhyticeros plicatus  2008 Protected birds Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus  2008 Protected birds Harpy Eagle Harpia harpyja  2008 Protected birds Western Crowned Pigeon Goura cristata  2008 Protected birds
Blyth's Hornbill Rhyticeros plicatus  2008 Protected birds Sheet Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus  2008 Protected birds Sheet Harpy Eagle Harpia harpyja  2008 Protected birds Sheet Palm Cockatoo Probosciger aterrimus  2008 Protected birds Sheet
Victoria Crowned Pigeon Goura victoria  2008 Protected birds Sheet Great Egret Ardea alba  2008 Protected birds Sheet Palm Cockatoo Probosciger aterrimus  2008 Protected birds Emperor Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea guilielmi  2008 Birds of Paradise
Lawes's Parotia Parotia lawesii  2008 Birds of Paradise Brown Sicklebill Epimachus meyeri  2008 Birds of Paradise Magnificent Bird-of-paradise Diphyllodes magnificus  2008 Birds of Paradise Princess Stephanie's Astrapia Astrapia stephaniae  2008 Birds of Paradise Sheet Crested Satinbird Cnemophilus macgregorii  2008 Birds of Paradise Sheet King of Saxony Bird-of-paradise Pteridophora alberti  2008 Birds of Paradise Sheet
Ribbon-tailed Astrapia Astrapia mayeri  2008 Birds of Paradise Sheet King Bird-of-paradise Cicinnurus regius  2008 Birds of Paradise MacGregor's Bowerbird Amblyornis macgregoriae  2010 Bowerbirds Masked Bowerbird Sericulus aureus  2010 Bowerbirds Archbold's Bowerbird Archboldia papuensis  2010 Bowerbirds Fire-maned Bowerbird Sericulus bakeri  2010 Bowerbirds
Masked Bowerbird Sericulus aureus  2010 Bowerbirds Sheet Golden-fronted Bowerbird Amblyornis flavifrons  2010 Bowerbirds Sheet Vogelkop Bowerbird Amblyornis inornata  2010 Bowerbirds Sheet Yellow-breasted Bowerbird Chlamydera lauterbachi  2010 Bowerbirds Sheet Masked Bowerbird Sericulus aureus  2010 Bowerbirds Southern Cassowary Casuarius casuarius  2011 Cassowaries
Southern Cassowary Casuarius casuarius  2011 Cassowaries Southern Cassowary Casuarius casuarius  2011 Cassowaries Southern Cassowary Casuarius casuarius  2011 Cassowaries Southern Cassowary Casuarius casuarius  2011 Cassowaries 4v sheet Southern Cassowary Casuarius casuarius  2011 Cassowaries 4v sheet Southern Cassowary Casuarius casuarius  2011 Cassowaries
Blyth's Hornbill Rhyticeros plicatus  2016 Kokomo Blyth's Hornbill Rhyticeros plicatus  2016 Kokomo Blyth's Hornbill Rhyticeros plicatus  2016 Kokomo Blyth's Hornbill Rhyticeros plicatus  2016 Kokomo
Blyth's Hornbill Rhyticeros plicatus  2016 Kokomo Sheet Blyth's Hornbill Rhyticeros plicatus  2016 Kokomo Sheet Blyth's Hornbill Rhyticeros plicatus  2016 Kokomo Sheet Blyth's Hornbill Rhyticeros plicatus  2016 Kokomo Sheet
Blyth's Hornbill Rhyticeros plicatus  2016 Kokomo Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis  2017 Rare birds Grey Goshawk Accipiter novaehollandiae  2017 Rare birds Collared Brushturkey Talegalla jobiensis  2017 Rare birds Crested Honey Buzzard Pernis ptilorhynchus  2017 Rare birds
Pygmy Eagle Hieraaetus weiskei  2017 Rare birds Sheet Black-billed Brushturkey Talegalla fuscirostris  2017 Rare birds Sheet Pheasant Pigeon Otidiphaps nobilis  2017 Rare birds Sheet Collared Sparrowhawk Accipiter cirrocephalus  2017 Rare birds Sheet Raggiana Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea raggiana  2017 Rare birds
Papua New Guinea map

Location: Southeastern Asia, group of islands including the eastern half of the island of New Guinea between the Coral Sea and the South Pacific Ocean
Population: 5.9 million
Climate: tropical; northwest monsoon, southeast monsoon; slight seasonal temperature variation
Terrain: mostly mountains with coastal lowlands and rolling foothills

Birds: 646 species. 86 endemic species.

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BIRD SPECIES SHOWN

Raggiana Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea raggiana
Lawes's Parotia Parotia lawesii
Black-billed Sicklebill Drepanornis albertisi
Emperor Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea guilielmi
Magnificent Riflebird Ptiloris magnificus
Streaked Bowerbird Amblyornis subalaris
Fire-maned Bowerbird Sericulus bakeri
Blue Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea rudolphi
Brown Sicklebill Epimachus meyeri
Lesser Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea minor
Magnificent Bird-of-paradise Diphyllodes magnificus
Twelve-wired Bird-of-paradise Seleucidis melanoleucus
Papuan Lorikeet Charmosyna papou
Pesquet's Parrot Psittrichas fulgidus
Dusky Lory Pseudeos fuscata
Edwards's Fig Parrot Psittaculirostris edwardsii
King of Saxony Bird-of-paradise Pteridophora alberti
King Bird-of-paradise Cicinnurus regius
Crested Satinbird Cnemophilus macgregorii
Southern Cassowary Casuarius casuarius
Queen Carola's Parotia Parotia carolae
Goldie's Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea decora
Ribbon-tailed Astrapia Astrapia mayeri
Princess Stephanie's Astrapia Astrapia stephaniae
Blyth's Hornbill Rhyticeros plicatus
Papuan Eagle Harpyopsis novaeguineae
Dwarf Cassowary Casuarius bennetti
White-breasted Ground Dove Alopecoenas jobiensis
Victoria Crowned Pigeon Goura victoria
Pheasant Pigeon Otidiphaps nobilis
Orange-fronted Fruit Dove Ptilinopus aurantiifrons
Zoe's Imperial Pigeon Ducula zoeae
Beach Kingfisher Todiramphus saurophagus
Forest Kingfisher Todiramphus macleayii
Sacred Kingfisher Todiramphus sanctus
Buff-breasted Paradise Kingfisher Tanysiptera sylvia
Blue-winged Kookaburra Dacelo leachii
New Britain Sparrowhawk Accipiter brachyurus
Doria's Goshawk Megatriorchis doriae
Long-tailed Honey Buzzard Henicopernis longicauda
Rufous Fantail Rhipidura rufifrons
Streaked Berrypecker Melanocharis striativentris
Papuan Pitta Erythropitta macklotii
Banded Yellow Robin Poecilodryas placens
Tit Berrypecker Oreocharis arfaki
Blue-capped Ifrit Ifrita kowaldi
Black-throated Robin Poecilodryas albonotata
Large Scrubwren Sericornis nouhuysi
Great Spotted Kiwi Apteryx haastii
Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus
Crinkle-collared Manucode Manucodia chalybatus
Loria's Satinbird Cnemophilus loriae
Yellow-breasted Satinbird Loboparadisea sericea
Short-tailed Paradigalla Paradigalla brevicauda
Superb Bird-of-paradise Lophorina superba
Wahnes's Parotia Parotia wahnesi
Trumpet Manucode Phonygammus keraudrenii
Orange-crowned Fairywren Clytomyias insignis
Superb Pitta Pitta superba
Mottled Berryhunter Rhagologus leucostigma
Slaty-headed Longbill Toxorhamphus poliopterus
Coconut Lorikeet Trichoglossus haematodus
Papuan King Parrot Alisterus chloropterus
Red-winged Parrot Aprosmictus erythropterus
Greater Sooty Owl Tyto tenebricosa
Wattled Brushturkey Aepypodius arfakianus
Grey-headed Goshawk Accipiter poliocephalus
Forest Bittern Zonerodius heliosylus
Comb-crested Jacana Irediparra gallinacea
Masked Lapwing Vanellus miles
Australian White Ibis Threskiornis molucca
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa
Little Egret Egretta garzetta
Nankeen Night Heron Nycticorax caledonicus
White-faced Heron Egretta novaehollandiae
Greater Crested Tern Thalasseus bergii
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica
Pied Heron Egretta picata
Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus
Harpy Eagle Harpia harpyja
Western Crowned Pigeon Goura cristata
Palm Cockatoo Probosciger aterrimus
Great Egret Ardea alba
MacGregor's Bowerbird Amblyornis macgregoriae
Masked Bowerbird Sericulus aureus
Archbold's Bowerbird Archboldia papuensis
Golden-fronted Bowerbird Amblyornis flavifrons
Vogelkop Bowerbird Amblyornis inornata
Yellow-breasted Bowerbird Chlamydera lauterbachi
Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis
Grey Goshawk Accipiter novaehollandiae
Collared Brushturkey Talegalla jobiensis
Crested Honey Buzzard Pernis ptilorhynchus
Pygmy Eagle Hieraaetus weiskei
Black-billed Brushturkey Talegalla fuscirostris
Collared Sparrowhawk Accipiter cirrocephalus


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