Bird stamps of Reunion
King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus  1972 Crozet & Kerguelen
Reunion Island map

Location: Southern Africa, island in the Indian Ocean
Status: No longer a stamp-issuing entity; now an integral part of France
Population: 793,000
Climate: tropical, but temperature moderates with elevation
Terrain: mostly rugged and mountainous; fertile lowlands along coast

Birds: 87 species; 5 endemic



BIRD SPECIES SHOWN

King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus


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