Bird stamps of Samoa
Tooth-billed Pigeon Didunculus strigirostris  1952 Definitives Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda  1965 Air Greater Wattled Honeyeater Foulehaio carunculatus  1967 Birds Pacific Imperial Pigeon Ducula pacifica  1967 Birds
Samoan Starling Aplonis atrifusca  1967 Birds Samoan Flycatcher Myiagra albiventris  1967 Birds Red-headed Parrotfinch Erythrura cyaneovirens  1967 Birds Australasian Swamphen Porphyrio melanotus  1967 Birds
Western Barn Owl Tyto alba  1967 Birds Tooth-billed Pigeon Didunculus strigirostris  1967 Birds Island Thrush Turdus poliocephalus  1967 Birds Samoan Fantail Rhipidura nebulosa  1967 Birds
Australasian Swamphen Porphyrio melanotus  1968 Surcharge on 1967.01 Mao Gymnomyza samoensis  1969 Birds Samoan White-eye Zosterops samoensis  1969 Birds
Pacific Reef Heron Egretta sacra  1972 Definitives Polynesian Triller Lalage maculosa  1988 Birds Samoan Woodhen Gallinula pacifica   1988 Birds Flat-billed Kingfisher Todiramphus recurvirostris  1988 Birds Samoan Fantail Rhipidura nebulosa  1988 Birds
Pacific Robin Petroica pusilla  1988 Birds Mao Gymnomyza samoensis  1988 Birds Cardinal Myzomela Myzomela cardinalis  1988 Birds Samoan Whistler Pachycephala flavifrons  1988 Birds Many-colored Fruit Dove Ptilinopus perousii  1988 Birds
Metallic Pigeon Columba vitiensis  1988 Birds Australasian Swamphen Porphyrio melanotus  1988 National conservation campaign 6v set Cardinal Myzomela Myzomela cardinalis  1988 National conservation campaign 6v set Flat-billed Kingfisher Todiramphus recurvirostris  1988 National conservation campaign 6v set
Silver Gull Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae  1989 Birds Great Frigatebird Fregata minor  1989 Birds Pacific Reef Heron Egretta sacra  1989 Birds
Short-tailed Albatross Phoebastria albatrus  1989 Birds White Tern Gygis alba  1989 Birds Shy Albatross Thalassarche cauta  1989 Birds
Black-capped Lory Lorius lory  1991 Parrots Eclectus Parrot Eclectus roratus  1991 Parrots Scarlet Macaw Ara macao  1991 Parrots Palm Cockatoo Probosciger aterrimus  1991 Parrots
Many-colored Fruit Dove Ptilinopus perousii  1997 Hong Kong 97 Many-colored Fruit Dove Ptilinopus perousii  1998 Definitives Black-naped Tern Sterna sumatrana  2004 Seabirds of Samoa Greater Crested Tern Thalasseus bergii  2004 Seabirds of Samoa
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus  2004 Seabirds of Samoa Lesser Frigatebird Fregata ariel  2004 Seabirds of Samoa Pacific Reef Heron Egretta sacra  2004 Seabirds of Samoa Black-naped Tern Sterna sumatrana  2004 Seabirds of Samoa Sheet
Greater Crested Tern Thalasseus bergii  2004 Seabirds of Samoa Sheet Brown Noddy Anous stolidus  2004 Seabirds of Samoa Sheet Lesser Frigatebird Fregata ariel  2004 Seabirds of Samoa Sheet Pacific Reef Heron Egretta sacra  2004 Seabirds of Samoa Sheet
Pacific Robin Petroica pusilla  2009 WWF Sheet with 2 sets Polynesian Triller Lalage maculosa  2009 WWF Sheet with 2 sets Polynesian Starling Aplonis tabuensis  2009 WWF Sheet with 2 sets Greater Wattled Honeyeater Foulehaio carunculatus  2009 WWF Sheet with 2 sets
Many-colored Fruit Dove Ptilinopus perousii  2011 WWF Sheet with 2 sets Many-colored Fruit Dove Ptilinopus perousii  2011 WWF Sheet with 2 sets Many-colored Fruit Dove Ptilinopus perousii  2011 WWF Sheet with 2 sets Many-colored Fruit Dove Ptilinopus perousii  2011 WWF Sheet with 2 sets
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus  2013 Definitives 12v set Tooth-billed Pigeon Didunculus strigirostris  2013 Definitives 12v set Polynesian Triller Lalage maculosa  2013 Definitives 12v set Samoan White-eye Zosterops samoensis  2013 Definitives 12v set
Polynesian Storm Petrel Nesofregetta fuliginosa  2013 Definitives 12v set Bristle-thighed Curlew Numenius tahitiensis  2013 Definitives 12v set Collared Petrel Pterodroma brevipes  2013 Definitives 12v set Samoan Flycatcher Myiagra albiventris  2013 Definitives 12v set
Tongan Ground Dove Alopecoenas stairi  2013 Definitives 12v set Mao Gymnomyza samoensis  2013 Definitives 12v set Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus  2014 Definitives overprinted OFFICIAL 12v set Tooth-billed Pigeon Didunculus strigirostris  2014 Definitives overprinted OFFICIAL 12v set
Polynesian Triller Lalage maculosa  2014 Definitives overprinted OFFICIAL 12v set Samoan White-eye Zosterops samoensis  2014 Definitives overprinted OFFICIAL 12v set Polynesian Storm Petrel Nesofregetta fuliginosa  2014 Definitives overprinted OFFICIAL 12v set Bristle-thighed Curlew Numenius tahitiensis  2014 Definitives overprinted OFFICIAL 12v set
Collared Petrel Pterodroma brevipes  2014 Definitives overprinted OFFICIAL 12v set Samoan Flycatcher Myiagra albiventris  2014 Definitives overprinted OFFICIAL 12v set Tongan Ground Dove Alopecoenas stairi  2014 Definitives overprinted OFFICIAL 12v set Mao Gymnomyza samoensis  2014 Definitives overprinted OFFICIAL 12v set
Red-footed Booby Sula sula  2016 Pacific marine life 12v set White Tern Gygis alba  2016 Pacific marine life 12v set Masked Booby Sula dactylatra  2016 Pacific marine life 12v set Great Frigatebird Fregata minor  2016 Pacific marine life 12v set Ornate Lorikeet Trichoglossus ornatus  2016 Animals of the world 20v set
Maned Duck Chenonetta jubata  2016 Animals of the world 20v set Red-fronted Parrot Poicephalus gulielmi  2016 Animals of the world 20v set Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus  2016 Animals of the world 20v set
Samoa (Western Samoa) map

Location: Oceania, group of islands in the South Pacific Ocean
Population: 217,000
Climate: tropical; rainy season, dry season
Terrain: narrow coastal plain with volcanic, rocky, rugged mountains in interior

Birds: 82 species; 10 endemic



BIRD SPECIES SHOWN

Tooth-billed Pigeon Didunculus strigirostris
Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda
Greater Wattled Honeyeater Foulehaio carunculatus
Pacific Imperial Pigeon Ducula pacifica
Samoan Starling Aplonis atrifusca
Samoan Flycatcher Myiagra albiventris
Red-headed Parrotfinch Erythrura cyaneovirens
Australasian Swamphen Porphyrio melanotus
Western Barn Owl Tyto alba
Island Thrush Turdus poliocephalus
Samoan Fantail Rhipidura nebulosa
Mao Gymnomyza samoensis
Samoan White-eye Zosterops samoensis
Pacific Reef Heron Egretta sacra
Polynesian Triller Lalage maculosa
Samoan Woodhen Gallinula pacifica
Flat-billed Kingfisher Todiramphus recurvirostris
Pacific Robin Petroica pusilla
Cardinal Myzomela Myzomela cardinalis
Samoan Whistler Pachycephala flavifrons
Many-colored Fruit Dove Ptilinopus perousii
Metallic Pigeon Columba vitiensis
Silver Gull Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae
Great Frigatebird Fregata minor
Short-tailed Albatross Phoebastria albatrus
White Tern Gygis alba
Shy Albatross Thalassarche cauta
Black-capped Lory Lorius lory
Eclectus Parrot Eclectus roratus
Scarlet Macaw Ara macao
Palm Cockatoo Probosciger aterrimus
Black-naped Tern Sterna sumatrana
Greater Crested Tern Thalasseus bergii
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus
Lesser Frigatebird Fregata ariel
Polynesian Starling Aplonis tabuensis
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
Polynesian Storm Petrel Nesofregetta fuliginosa
Bristle-thighed Curlew Numenius tahitiensis
Collared Petrel Pterodroma brevipes
Tongan Ground Dove Alopecoenas stairi
Red-footed Booby Sula sula
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra
Ornate Lorikeet Trichoglossus ornatus
Maned Duck Chenonetta jubata
Red-fronted Parrot Poicephalus gulielmi
Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus


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