Bird stamps of Turks & Caicos Islands
American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber  1955 Definitives Queen at right American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber  1957 Definitives Queen at left Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis  1960 Definitives American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus  1971 Tourism 4v set
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus  1973 Birds wmk sideways Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens  1973 Birds wmk sideways Brown Noddy Anous stolidus  1973 Birds wmk sideways Blue-grey Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea  1973 Birds wmk sideways Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea  1973 Birds wmk sideways
Grey Catbird Dumetella carolinensis  1973 Birds wmk sideways Black-whiskered Vireo Vireo altiloquus  1973 Birds wmk sideways Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus  1973 Birds wmk sideways American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber  1973 Birds wmk sideways Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis  1973 Birds wmk sideways
Northern Parula Setophaga americana  1973 Birds wmk sideways Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos  1973 Birds wmk sideways Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris  1973 Birds wmk sideways Bananaquit Coereba flaveola  1973 Birds wmk sideways Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum  1973 Birds wmk sideways
Painted Bunting Passerina ciris  1976 Birds European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis  1978 Christmas 4v set Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus  1979 Endangered species 5v set Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps  1980 Birds
Ovenbird Seiurus aurocapilla  1980 Birds Northern Harrier Circus hudsonius  1980 Birds Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius  1980 Birds
Blue-winged Teal Anas discors  1980 Birds Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus  1980 Birds White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus  1984 Ships Rainbow Lorikeet Trichoglossus moluccanus  1984 Ausipex 4v set
Magnolia Warbler Setophaga magnolia  1985 Audubon Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus  1985 Audubon Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus  1985 Audubon Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura  1985 Audubon Caribbean Martin Progne dominicensis  1985 Audubon
American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus  1985 Audubon Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus  1990 Birds White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus  1990 Birds Kirtland's Warbler Setophaga kirtlandii  1990 Birds
Yellow-crowned Night Heron Nyctanassa violacea  1990 Birds West Indian Whistling Duck Dendrocygna arborea  1990 Birds Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius  1990 Birds American Kestrel Falco sparverius  1990 Birds
Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos  1990 Birds Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus  1990 Birds American Yellow Warbler Setophaga aestiva  1990 Birds Western Spindalis Spindalis zena  1990 Birds
Black-whiskered Vireo Vireo altiloquus  1990 Birds Blue-grey Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea  1990 Birds Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis  1990 Birds White-cheeked Pintail Anas bahamensis  1990 Birds
Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus  1990 Birds American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus  1990 Birds Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor  1990 Birds Bahama Woodstar Calliphlox evelynae  1990 Birds
American Coot Fulica americana  1990 Birds Killdeer Charadrius vociferus  1993 Birds and nests Yellow-crowned Night Heron Nyctanassa violacea  1993 Birds and nests Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos  1993 Birds and nests
Eastern Kingbird Tyrannus tyrannus  1993 Birds and nests Magnolia Warbler Setophaga magnolia  1993 Birds and nests Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum  1993 Birds and nests Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris  1993 Birds and nests Painted Bunting Passerina ciris  1993 Birds and nests
American Kestrel Falco sparverius  1993 Birds and nests Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis  1993 Birds and nests Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon  1995 Birds Clapper Rail Rallus crepitans  1995 Birds American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla  1995 Birds
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii  1995 Birds Purple Gallinule Porphyrio martinica  1995 Birds Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres  1995 Birds Western Barn Owl Tyto alba  1995 Birds Brown Booby Sula leucogaster  1995 Birds Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias  1995 Birds
Antillean Nighthawk Chordeiles gundlachii  1995 Birds Thick-billed Vireo Vireo crassirostris  1995 Birds American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber  1995 Birds Wilson's Plover Charadrius wilsonia  1995 Birds Blue-winged Teal Anas discors  1995 Birds
Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens  1995 Birds American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber  1999 Coral gardens 24v sheet Australian Brushturkey Alectura lathami  2000 Birds of the Caribbean
Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus  2000 Birds of the Caribbean Glaucous-winged Gull Larus glaucescens  2000 Birds of the Caribbean Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis  2000 Birds of the Caribbean Sheet Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus  2000 Birds of the Caribbean Sheet
Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus  2000 Birds of the Caribbean Sheet Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias  2000 Birds of the Caribbean Sheet Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis  2000 Birds of the Caribbean Sheet White-cheeked Pintail Anas bahamensis  2000 Birds of the Caribbean Sheet
Hyacinth Macaw Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus  2000 Birds of the Caribbean American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber  2000 Birds of the Caribbean Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus  2002 Birds Sheet Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens  2002 Birds Sheet
American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos  2002 Birds Sheet Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata  2002 Birds Sheet Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula  2002 Birds Sheet Roseate Spoonbill Platalea ajaja  2002 Birds Sheet
American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber  2002 Birds American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber  2003 CARICOM Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis  2007 WWF Sheet with 4 sets Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis  2007 WWF Sheet with 4 sets
Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis  2007 WWF Sheet with 4 sets Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis  2007 WWF Sheet with 4 sets Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis  2007 WWF Sheet with 2 sets Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis  2007 WWF Sheet with 2 sets
Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis  2007 WWF Sheet with 2 sets Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis  2007 WWF Sheet with 2 sets
Turks and Caicos Islands map

Location: Caribbean, two island groups in the North Atlantic Ocean
Population: 22,300
Climate: tropical; marine; moderated by trade winds; sunny and relatively dry
Terrain: low, flat limestone; extensive marshes and mangrove swamps

Birds: 201 species

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BIRD SPECIES SHOWN

American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber
Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis
American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus
Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus
Blue-grey Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea
Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea
Grey Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
Black-whiskered Vireo Vireo altiloquus
Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus
Northern Parula Setophaga americana
Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris
Bananaquit Coereba flaveola
Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
Painted Bunting Passerina ciris
European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis
Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
Ovenbird Seiurus aurocapilla
Northern Harrier Circus hudsonius
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus
Rainbow Lorikeet Trichoglossus moluccanus
Magnolia Warbler Setophaga magnolia
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus
Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
Caribbean Martin Progne dominicensis
Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus
Kirtland's Warbler Setophaga kirtlandii
Yellow-crowned Night Heron Nyctanassa violacea
West Indian Whistling Duck Dendrocygna arborea
American Kestrel Falco sparverius
American Yellow Warbler Setophaga aestiva
Western Spindalis Spindalis zena
Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis
White-cheeked Pintail Anas bahamensis
Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus
Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor
Bahama Woodstar Calliphlox evelynae
American Coot Fulica americana
Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
Eastern Kingbird Tyrannus tyrannus
Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis
Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
Clapper Rail Rallus crepitans
American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii
Purple Gallinule Porphyrio martinica
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
Western Barn Owl Tyto alba
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster
Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
Antillean Nighthawk Chordeiles gundlachii
Thick-billed Vireo Vireo crassirostris
Wilson's Plover Charadrius wilsonia
Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens
Australian Brushturkey Alectura lathami
Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
Glaucous-winged Gull Larus glaucescens
Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus
Hyacinth Macaw Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus
American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
Baltimore Oriole Icterus galbula
Roseate Spoonbill Platalea ajaja
Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis


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