Bird stamps of Tonga
Maroon Shining Parrot Prosopeia tabuensis  1942 Definitives wmk crown Maroon Shining Parrot Prosopeia tabuensis  1974 Air sa Maroon Shining Parrot Prosopeia tabuensis  1974 Air sa Maroon Shining Parrot Prosopeia tabuensis  1974 Air sa
Maroon Shining Parrot Prosopeia tabuensis  1974 Air sa Maroon Shining Parrot Prosopeia tabuensis  1974 Air sa Maroon Shining Parrot Prosopeia tabuensis  1974 Air sa
Maroon Shining Parrot Prosopeia tabuensis  1974 Air sa Maroon Shining Parrot Prosopeia tabuensis  1974 Air sa Maroon Shining Parrot Prosopeia tabuensis  1974 Air sa
Maroon Shining Parrot Prosopeia tabuensis  1978 Conservation of endangered species 10v set, sa Maroon Shining Parrot Prosopeia tabuensis  1978 Conservation of endangered species 10v set, sa Blue-crowned Lorikeet Vini australis  1979 Air sa
Blue-crowned Lorikeet Vini australis  1979 Air sa Blue-crowned Lorikeet Vini australis  1979 Air sa Blue-crowned Lorikeet Vini australis  1979 Air sa Blue-crowned Lorikeet Vini australis  1979 Air sa Blue-crowned Lorikeet Vini australis  1979 Air sa
Blue-crowned Lorikeet Vini australis  1979 Air sa Blue-crowned Lorikeet Vini australis  1979 Air sa Blue-crowned Lorikeet Vini australis  1979 Air sa Blue-crowned Lorikeet Vini australis  1979 Air sa Blue-crowned Lorikeet Vini australis  1979 Air sa
Blue-crowned Lorikeet Vini australis  1980 Air No leaves in the background, sa Laughing Kookaburra Dacelo novaeguineae  1984 Ausipex, stamp on stamp Sheet, sa Maroon Shining Parrot Prosopeia tabuensis  1984 Ausipex, stamp on stamp Sheet, sa Maroon Shining Parrot Prosopeia tabuensis  1986 Stamp anniversary, stamp on stamp 8v sheet Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus  1987 Wildlife conservation 12v sheet California Gull Larus californicus  1987 Wildlife conservation 12v sheet
Common Ostrich Struthio camelus  1987 Wildlife conservation 12v sheet Lesser Frigatebird Fregata ariel  1988 Definitives Brown Booby Sula leucogaster  1988 Definitives Wandering Albatross Diomedea exulans  1989 Definitives
Not identified Scarlet Macaw Ara macao  1992 Columbus 12v sheet Scarlet Macaw Ara macao  1992 Columbus 12v sheet Maroon Shining Parrot Prosopeia tabuensis  1994 Anniversary of Tongan self-adhesive stamps Booklet
Polynesian Storm Petrel Nesofregetta fuliginosa  1996 WWF 4v set Pacific Swallow Hirundo tahitica  1997 Pacific 97 White Tern Gygis alba  1998 Birds Tongan Whistler Pachycephala jacquinoti  1998 Birds
Western Barn Owl Tyto alba  1998 Birds Australasian Swamphen Porphyrio melanotus  1998 Birds Red-footed Booby Sula sula  1998 Birds Buff-banded Rail Gallirallus philippensis  1998 Birds
Swamp Harrier Circus approximans  1998 Birds Blue-crowned Lorikeet Vini australis  1998 Birds Great Frigatebird Fregata minor  1998 Birds Tongan Ground Dove Alopecoenas stairi  1998 Birds
Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda  1998 Birds Maroon Shining Parrot Prosopeia tabuensis  1998 Birds Pacific Imperial Pigeon Ducula pacifica  1998 Birds Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva  1998 Birds
Tongan Megapode Megapodius pritchardii  1998 Birds Pacific Black Duck Anas superciliosa  2001 Year of the mangrove 5v set Pacific Reef Heron Egretta sacra  2001 Year of the mangrove 5v set Pacific Black Duck Anas superciliosa  2001 Year of the mangrove 5v sheet
Pacific Reef Heron Egretta sacra  2001 Year of the mangrove 5v sheet Maroon Shining Parrot Prosopeia tabuensis  2002 Red Shining Parrot Maroon Shining Parrot Prosopeia tabuensis  2002 Red Shining Parrot Maroon Shining Parrot Prosopeia tabuensis  2002 Red Shining Parrot Maroon Shining Parrot Prosopeia tabuensis  2002 Red Shining Parrot
Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus  2005 Year of the rooster 4v sheet Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus  2005 Year of the rooster 4v sheet Maroon Shining Parrot Prosopeia tabuensis  2012 Definitives White frames Pacific Black Duck Anas superciliosa  2012 Definitives White frames
Collared Kingfisher Todiramphus chloris  2012 Definitives White frames White-faced Heron Egretta novaehollandiae  2012 Definitives White frames Polynesian Starling Aplonis tabuensis  2012 Definitives White frames Grey-necked Wood Rail Aramides cajaneus  2012 Definitives White frames
Greater Wattled Honeyeater Foulehaio carunculatus  2012 Definitives White frames Polynesian Triller Lalage maculosa  2012 Definitives White frames Western Barn Owl Tyto alba  2012 Definitives White frames Buff-banded Rail Gallirallus philippensis  2012 Definitives White frames
Australasian Swamphen Porphyrio melanotus  2012 Definitives White frames Swamp Harrier Circus approximans  2012 Definitives White frames Maroon Shining Parrot Prosopeia tabuensis  2012 Definitives Sheet, no white frames Pacific Black Duck Anas superciliosa  2012 Definitives Sheet, no white frames
Collared Kingfisher Todiramphus chloris  2012 Definitives Sheet, no white frames White-faced Heron Egretta novaehollandiae  2012 Definitives Sheet, no white frames Polynesian Starling Aplonis tabuensis  2012 Definitives Sheet, no white frames Grey-necked Wood Rail Aramides cajaneus  2012 Definitives Sheet, no white frames
Greater Wattled Honeyeater Foulehaio carunculatus  2012 Definitives Sheet, no white frames Polynesian Triller Lalage maculosa  2012 Definitives Sheet, no white frames Western Barn Owl Tyto alba  2012 Definitives Sheet, no white frames Buff-banded Rail Gallirallus philippensis  2012 Definitives Sheet, no white frames
Australasian Swamphen Porphyrio melanotus  2012 Definitives Sheet, no white frames Swamp Harrier Circus approximans  2012 Definitives Sheet, no white frames Collared Kingfisher Todiramphus chloris  2013 Definitives White frames Polynesian Starling Aplonis tabuensis  2013 Definitives White frames
Blue-crowned Lorikeet Vini australis  2013 Definitives White frames Great Frigatebird Fregata minor  2013 Definitives White frames Red-footed Booby Sula sula  2013 Definitives White frames Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda  2013 Definitives White frames
Black Noddy Anous minutus  2013 Definitives White frames Polynesian Triller Lalage maculosa  2013 Definitives White frames Spotless Crake Porzana tabuensis  2013 Definitives White frames Greater Wattled Honeyeater Foulehaio carunculatus  2013 Definitives White frames
Maroon Shining Parrot Prosopeia tabuensis  2013 Definitives White frames Many-colored Fruit Dove Ptilinopus perousii  2013 Definitives White frames Collared Kingfisher Todiramphus chloris  2013 Definitives Sheet, no white frames Polynesian Starling Aplonis tabuensis  2013 Definitives Sheet, no white frames
Blue-crowned Lorikeet Vini australis  2013 Definitives Sheet, no white frames Great Frigatebird Fregata minor  2013 Definitives Sheet, no white frames Red-footed Booby Sula sula  2013 Definitives Sheet, no white frames Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda  2013 Definitives Sheet, no white frames
Black Noddy Anous minutus  2013 Definitives Sheet, no white frames Polynesian Triller Lalage maculosa  2013 Definitives Sheet, no white frames Spotless Crake Porzana tabuensis  2013 Definitives Sheet, no white frames Greater Wattled Honeyeater Foulehaio carunculatus  2013 Definitives Sheet, no white frames
Maroon Shining Parrot Prosopeia tabuensis  2013 Definitives Sheet, no white frames Many-colored Fruit Dove Ptilinopus perousii  2013 Definitives Sheet, no white frames Maroon Shining Parrot Prosopeia tabuensis  2014 Definitives overprinted OFFICIAL Pacific Black Duck Anas superciliosa  2014 Definitives overprinted OFFICIAL
Collared Kingfisher Todiramphus chloris  2014 Definitives overprinted OFFICIAL White-faced Heron Egretta novaehollandiae  2014 Definitives overprinted OFFICIAL Polynesian Starling Aplonis tabuensis  2014 Definitives overprinted OFFICIAL Grey-necked Wood Rail Aramides cajaneus  2014 Definitives overprinted OFFICIAL
Greater Wattled Honeyeater Foulehaio carunculatus  2014 Definitives overprinted OFFICIAL Polynesian Triller Lalage maculosa  2014 Definitives overprinted OFFICIAL Western Barn Owl Tyto alba  2014 Definitives overprinted OFFICIAL Buff-banded Rail Gallirallus philippensis  2014 Definitives overprinted OFFICIAL
Australasian Swamphen Porphyrio melanotus  2014 Definitives overprinted OFFICIAL Swamp Harrier Circus approximans  2014 Definitives overprinted OFFICIAL Collared Kingfisher Todiramphus chloris  2014 Definitives overprinted OFFICIAL Polynesian Starling Aplonis tabuensis  2014 Definitives overprinted OFFICIAL
Blue-crowned Lorikeet Vini australis  2014 Definitives overprinted OFFICIAL Great Frigatebird Fregata minor  2014 Definitives overprinted OFFICIAL Red-footed Booby Sula sula  2014 Definitives overprinted OFFICIAL Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda  2014 Definitives overprinted OFFICIAL
Black Noddy Anous minutus  2014 Definitives overprinted OFFICIAL Polynesian Triller Lalage maculosa  2014 Definitives overprinted OFFICIAL Spotless Crake Porzana tabuensis  2014 Definitives overprinted OFFICIAL Greater Wattled Honeyeater Foulehaio carunculatus  2014 Definitives overprinted OFFICIAL
Maroon Shining Parrot Prosopeia tabuensis  2014 Definitives overprinted OFFICIAL Many-colored Fruit Dove Ptilinopus perousii  2014 Definitives overprinted OFFICIAL Western Barn Owl Tyto alba  2014 Definitives Blue-crowned Lorikeet Vini australis  2014 Definitives Buff-banded Rail Gallirallus philippensis  2014 Definitives
Black Noddy Anous minutus  2016 Marine life 12 set Brown Booby Sula leucogaster  2016 Marine life 12 set White Tern Gygis alba  2016 Marine life 12 set Masked Booby Sula dactylatra  2016 Marine life 12 set White Tern Gygis alba  2016 Anniversary of the discovery of Northern Tonga Sheet
White Tern Gygis alba  2016 Anniversary of the discovery of Northern Tonga Sheet White Tern Gygis alba  2016 Anniversary of the discovery of Northern Tonga Sheet White Tern Gygis alba  2016 Anniversary of the discovery of Northern Tonga Sheet Maroon Shining Parrot Prosopeia tabuensis  2017 Eua national park 4v set
Maroon Shining Parrot Prosopeia tabuensis  2017 Eua national park 4v set Maroon Shining Parrot Prosopeia tabuensis  2017 Eua national park
Tonga map

Location: Oceania, archipelago in the South Pacific Ocean
Population: 119,000
Climate: tropical; modified by trade winds; warm season, cool season
Terrain: most islands have limestone base formed from uplifted coral formation; others have limestone overlying volcanic base

Birds: 73 species; 2 endemic



BIRD SPECIES SHOWN

Maroon Shining Parrot Prosopeia tabuensis
Blue-crowned Lorikeet Vini australis
Laughing Kookaburra Dacelo novaeguineae
Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
California Gull Larus californicus
Common Ostrich Struthio camelus
Lesser Frigatebird Fregata ariel
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster
Wandering Albatross Diomedea exulans
Scarlet Macaw Ara macao
Polynesian Storm Petrel Nesofregetta fuliginosa
Pacific Swallow Hirundo tahitica
White Tern Gygis alba
Tongan Whistler Pachycephala jacquinoti
Western Barn Owl Tyto alba
Australasian Swamphen Porphyrio melanotus
Red-footed Booby Sula sula
Buff-banded Rail Gallirallus philippensis
Swamp Harrier Circus approximans
Great Frigatebird Fregata minor
Tongan Ground Dove Alopecoenas stairi
Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda
Pacific Imperial Pigeon Ducula pacifica
Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva
Tongan Megapode Megapodius pritchardii
Pacific Black Duck Anas superciliosa
Pacific Reef Heron Egretta sacra
Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus
Collared Kingfisher Todiramphus chloris
White-faced Heron Egretta novaehollandiae
Polynesian Starling Aplonis tabuensis
Grey-necked Wood Rail Aramides cajaneus
Greater Wattled Honeyeater Foulehaio carunculatus
Polynesian Triller Lalage maculosa
Black Noddy Anous minutus
Spotless Crake Porzana tabuensis
Many-colored Fruit Dove Ptilinopus perousii
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra


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