Bird stamps of Seychelles
Seychelles Black Parrot Coracopsis barklyi  1962 Definitives wmk upright Seychelles Black Parrot Coracopsis barklyi  1968 First landing on Praslin 4v set Malagasy Sacred Ibis Threskiornis bernieri  1969 Definitives White Tern Gygis alba  1970 First settlement on St Anne Island 4v set Seychelles Warbler Acrocephalus sechellensis  1972 Rare Seychelles birds
Seychelles Scops Owl Otus insularis  1972 Rare Seychelles birds Seychelles Blue Pigeon Alectroenas pulcherrimus  1972 Rare Seychelles birds Seychelles Magpie-Robin Copsychus sechellarum  1972 Rare Seychelles birds Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone corvina  1972 Rare Seychelles birds Seychelles Kestrel Falco araeus  1972 Rare Seychelles birds
Seychelles Warbler Acrocephalus sechellensis  1972 Rare Seychelles birds Sheet Seychelles Scops Owl Otus insularis  1972 Rare Seychelles birds Sheet Seychelles Blue Pigeon Alectroenas pulcherrimus  1972 Rare Seychelles birds Sheet Seychelles Magpie-Robin Copsychus sechellarum  1972 Rare Seychelles birds Sheet Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone corvina  1972 Rare Seychelles birds Sheet
Seychelles Kestrel Falco araeus  1972 Rare Seychelles birds Sheet Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone corvina  1976 Ornithological congress Seychelles Sunbird Cinnyris dussumieri  1976 Ornithological congress Seychelles White-eye Zosterops modestus  1976 Ornithological congress
Seychelles Black Parrot Coracopsis barklyi  1976 Ornithological congress Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone corvina  1976 Ornithological congress Sheet Seychelles Sunbird Cinnyris dussumieri  1976 Ornithological congress Sheet Seychelles White-eye Zosterops modestus  1976 Ornithological congress Sheet Seychelles Black Parrot Coracopsis barklyi  1976 Ornithological congress Sheet
Red Fody Foudia madagascariensis  1977 Definitives White Tern Gygis alba  1977 Definitives Seychelles Magpie-Robin Copsychus sechellarum  1978 Wildlife 4v set Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone corvina  1978 Wildlife 4v set
Seychelles Fody Foudia sechellarum  1979 Birds Striated Heron Butorides striata  1979 Birds Seychelles Bulbul Hypsipetes crassirostris  1979 Birds Seychelles Swiftlet Aerodramus elaphrus  1979 Birds Grey-headed Lovebird Agapornis canus  1979 Birds
White Tern Gygis alba  1979 Fauna 10r booklet Seychelles Blue Pigeon Alectroenas pulcherrimus  1979 Sir Rowland Hill, stamp on stamp White Tern Gygis alba  1979 Fauna 20r booklet Seychelles Fody Foudia sechellarum  1979 Fauna 20r booklet Striated Heron Butorides striata  1979 Fauna 20r booklet
White Tern Gygis alba  1979 Fauna 20r booklet Seychelles Swiftlet Aerodramus elaphrus  1979 Fauna 20r booklet Grey-headed Lovebird Agapornis canus  1979 Fauna 20r booklet Seychelles Kestrel Falco araeus  1980 Birds Strip Seychelles Kestrel Falco araeus  1980 Birds Strip
Seychelles Kestrel Falco araeus  1980 Birds Strip Seychelles Kestrel Falco araeus  1980 Birds Strip Seychelles Kestrel Falco araeus  1980 Birds Strip Red Fody Foudia madagascariensis  1980 Fauna 15r booklet Seychelles Fody Foudia sechellarum  1980 Birds 20r booklet
Striated Heron Butorides striata  1980 Birds 20r booklet Seychelles Swiftlet Aerodramus elaphrus  1980 Birds 20r booklet Grey-headed Lovebird Agapornis canus  1980 Birds 20r booklet Seychelles Bulbul Hypsipetes crassirostris  1980 Fauna Booklet Red-footed Booby Sula sula  1980 London 1980 4v set
Red Fody Foudia madagascariensis  1980 Fauna 15r booklet White Tern Gygis alba  1980 Fauna 15r booklet White Tern Gygis alba  1980 Fauna 20r booklet Red Fody Foudia madagascariensis  1981 Definitives White Tern Gygis alba  1981 Definitives
White Tern Gygis alba  1981 Birds Strip White Tern Gygis alba  1981 Birds Strip White Tern Gygis alba  1981 Birds Strip White Tern Gygis alba  1981 Birds Strip White Tern Gygis alba  1981 Birds Strip Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis  1982 Birds Strip
Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis  1982 Birds Strip Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis  1982 Birds Strip Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis  1982 Birds Strip Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis  1982 Birds Strip Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus  1983 Marianne North 4v set
Seychelles Scops Owl Otus insularis  1985 Audubon Seychelles Scops Owl Otus insularis  1985 Audubon Seychelles Scops Owl Otus insularis  1985 Audubon Seychelles Scops Owl Otus insularis  1985 Audubon White Tern Gygis alba  1985 Expo 85 4v set
White Tern Gygis alba  1985 Definitives White Tern Gygis alba  1986 Tokio 1986 4v sheet Red Fody Foudia madagascariensis  1986 Definitives Seychelles Black Parrot Coracopsis barklyi  1989 Island birds Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus  1989 Island birds
Seychelles Magpie-Robin Copsychus sechellarum  1989 Island birds Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii  1989 Island birds Seychelles Black Parrot Coracopsis barklyi  1989 Island birds Sheet Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus  1989 Island birds Sheet Seychelles Magpie-Robin Copsychus sechellarum  1989 Island birds Sheet
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii  1989 Island birds Sheet White Tern Gygis alba  1989 Definitives Red Fody Foudia madagascariensis  1991 Definitives Seychelles Warbler Acrocephalus sechellensis  1993 Flora and fauna 14v set
Seychelles Sunbird Cinnyris dussumieri  1993 Flora and fauna 14v set Seychelles Magpie-Robin Copsychus sechellarum  1993 Flora and fauna 14v set Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone corvina  1993 Flora and fauna 14v set Souimanga Sunbird Cinnyris sovimanga  1994 Overprint HONG KONG 94 on Zil Elw Sesel 1983.01
Malagasy Sacred Ibis Threskiornis bernieri  1994 Overprint HONG KONG 94 on Zil Elw Sesel 1983.01 Seychelles Kestrel Falco araeus  1994 Overprint HONG KONG 94 on Zil Elw Sesel 1983.01 Comoros Blue Pigeon Alectroenas sganzini  1994 Overprint HONG KONG 94 on Zil Elw Sesel 1983.01 Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone corvina  1996 WWF Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone corvina  1996 WWF
Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone corvina  1996 WWF Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone corvina  1996 WWF Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone corvina  1996 WWF Comoros Blue Pigeon Alectroenas sganzini  1996 Birds Seychelles Blue Pigeon Alectroenas pulcherrimus  1996 Birds Souimanga Sunbird Cinnyris sovimanga  1996 Birds
Seychelles Sunbird Cinnyris dussumieri  1996 Birds Aldabra Fody Foudia aldabrana  1996 Birds Seychelles Fody Foudia sechellarum  1996 Birds Malagasy White-eye Zosterops maderaspatanus  1996 Birds Seychelles White-eye Zosterops modestus  1996 Birds
Dimorphic Egret Egretta dimorpha  1997 Overprint HONG KONG 97 on Zil Elw Sesel 1983.01 White Tern Gygis alba  1999 Millennium 4v set Seychelles Warbler Acrocephalus sechellensis  2000 Flora and fauna Seychelles Sunbird Cinnyris dussumieri  2000 Flora and fauna
Garganey Spatula querquedula  2001 Migrant ducks Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea  2001 Migrant ducks Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata  2001 Migrant ducks White-faced Whistling Duck Dendrocygna viduata  2001 Migrant ducks
Seychelles Scops Owl Otus insularis  2001 BirdLife Sheet Seychelles Scops Owl Otus insularis  2001 BirdLife Sheet Seychelles Scops Owl Otus insularis  2001 BirdLife Sheet Seychelles Scops Owl Otus insularis  2001 BirdLife Sheet Seychelles Scops Owl Otus insularis  2001 BirdLife Sheet
Seychelles Sunbird Cinnyris dussumieri  2004 Surcharge Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone corvina  2004 Surcharge Aldabra Drongo Dicrurus aldabranus  2008 WWF Aldabra Fody Foudia aldabrana  2008 WWF
Aldabra Fody Foudia aldabrana  2008 WWF Aldabra Drongo Dicrurus aldabranus  2008 WWF Aldabra Drongo Dicrurus aldabranus  2008 WWF Sheet with 4 sets Aldabra Fody Foudia aldabrana  2008 WWF Sheet with 4 sets
Aldabra Fody Foudia aldabrana  2008 WWF Sheet with 4 sets Aldabra Drongo Dicrurus aldabranus  2008 WWF Sheet with 4 sets Aldabra Fody Foudia aldabrana  2008 Fody and Drongo Aldabra Drongo Dicrurus aldabranus  2008 Fody and Drongo
Seychelles map

Location: Eastern Africa, group of islands in the Indian Ocean
Population: 82,200
Climate: tropical marine; humid; cooler season during southeast monsoon; warmer season during northwest monsoon
Terrain: Mahe Group is granitic, narrow coastal strip, rocky, hilly; others are coral, flat, elevated reefs

Birds: 241 species. 11 endemic species.

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BIRD SPECIES SHOWN

Seychelles Black Parrot Coracopsis barklyi
Malagasy Sacred Ibis Threskiornis bernieri
White Tern Gygis alba
Seychelles Warbler Acrocephalus sechellensis
Seychelles Scops Owl Otus insularis
Seychelles Blue Pigeon Alectroenas pulcherrimus
Seychelles Magpie-Robin Copsychus sechellarum
Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone corvina
Seychelles Kestrel Falco araeus
Seychelles Sunbird Cinnyris dussumieri
Seychelles White-eye Zosterops modestus
Red Fody Foudia madagascariensis
Seychelles Fody Foudia sechellarum
Striated Heron Butorides striata
Seychelles Bulbul Hypsipetes crassirostris
Seychelles Swiftlet Aerodramus elaphrus
Grey-headed Lovebird Agapornis canus
Red-footed Booby Sula sula
Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii
Souimanga Sunbird Cinnyris sovimanga
Comoros Blue Pigeon Alectroenas sganzini
Aldabra Fody Foudia aldabrana
Malagasy White-eye Zosterops maderaspatanus
Dimorphic Egret Egretta dimorpha
Garganey Spatula querquedula
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea
Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata
White-faced Whistling Duck Dendrocygna viduata
Aldabra Drongo Dicrurus aldabranus


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