Bird stamps of Tuvalu
Pacific Imperial Pigeon Ducula pacifica  1978 Wild birds Pacific Reef Heron Egretta sacra  1978 Wild birds White Tern Gygis alba  1978 Wild birds Lesser Frigatebird Fregata ariel  1978 Wild birds Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus  1985 Audubon
Say's Phoebe Sayornis saya  1985 Audubon Townsend's Warbler Setophaga townsendi  1985 Audubon Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus  1985 Audubon Prothonotary Warbler Protonotaria citrea  1985 Audubon Worm-eating Warbler Helmitheros vermivorum  1985 Audubon
Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus  1985 Audubon Northern Harrier Circus hudsonius  1985 Audubon Black-naped Tern Sterna sumatrana  1985 Birds and their eggs Black Noddy Anous minutus  1985 Birds and their eggs
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus  1985 Birds and their eggs Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus  1985 Birds and their eggs Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus  1988 Birds White Tern Gygis alba  1988 Birds
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus  1988 Birds Phoenix Petrel Pterodroma alba  1988 Birds Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva  1988 Birds Greater Crested Tern Thalasseus bergii  1988 Birds
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus  1988 Birds Bristle-thighed Curlew Numenius tahitiensis  1988 Birds Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica  1988 Birds Pacific Reef Heron Egretta sacra  1988 Birds
Great Frigatebird Fregata minor  1988 Birds Red-footed Booby Sula sula  1988 Birds Red-necked Stint Calidris ruficollis  1988 Birds Pacific Long-tailed Cuckoo Urodynamis taitensis  1988 Birds
Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda  1988 Birds Buff-banded Rail Gallirallus philippensis  1988 Birds European Herring Gull Larus argentatus  1993 Greenhouse effect 4v set European Herring Gull Larus argentatus  1993 Greenhouse effect 4v sheet
Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus  1994 SINGPEX 94 White Tern Gygis alba  1994 SINGPEX 94 Bristle-thighed Curlew Numenius tahitiensis  1994 SINGPEX 94 Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica  1994 SINGPEX 94
Pacific Black Duck Anas superciliosa  1997 Pacific 97 4v set Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata  1997 Pacific 97 4v set Phoenix Petrel Pterodroma alba  1999 Kosovo relief overprint on 1988.01
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus  1999 Kosovo relief overprint on 1988.01 Great Frigatebird Fregata minor  1999 Kosovo relief overprint on 1988.01 Pacific Long-tailed Cuckoo Urodynamis taitensis  1999 Kosovo relief overprint on 1988.01 Common Tern Sterna hirundo  2000 Marine life 6v sheet
Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus  2000 Marine life 6v sheet Not identified Great Frigatebird Fregata minor  2000 Marine life 6v sheet Brown Booby Sula leucogaster  2000 Marine life 6v sheet
Red Knot Calidris canutus  2000 Marine life 6v sheet Collared Kingfisher Todiramphus chloris  2000 Birds of the South Pacific Sheet Mottled Petrel Pterodroma inexpectata  2000 Birds of the South Pacific Sheet Superb Fairywren Malurus cyaneus  2000 Birds of the South Pacific Sheet Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus  2000 Birds of the South Pacific Sheet
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo  2000 Birds of the South Pacific Sheet Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus  2000 Birds of the South Pacific Sheet Coconut Lorikeet Trichoglossus haematodus  2000 Birds of the South Pacific Sheet White-throated Treecreeper Cormobates leucophaea  2000 Birds of the South Pacific Sheet Buff-breasted Paradise Kingfisher Tanysiptera sylvia  2000 Birds of the South Pacific Sheet Australian Golden Whistler Pachycephala pectoralis  2000 Birds of the South Pacific Sheet
Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola  2000 Birds of the South Pacific Sheet Beach Stone-curlew Esacus magnirostris  2000 Birds of the South Pacific Sheet Red-billed Leiothrix Leiothrix lutea  2000 Birds of the South Pacific Sheet Grey Shrikethrush Colluricincla harmonica  2000 Birds of the South Pacific Sheet Great Frigatebird Fregata minor  2000 Birds of the South Pacific Sheet Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis  2000 Birds of the South Pacific Sheet
Chestnut-breasted Mannikin Lonchura castaneothorax  2000 Birds of the South Pacific Sheet White Tern Gygis alba  2000 Birds of the South Pacific Sheet Broad-billed Prion Pachyptila vittata  2000 Birds of the South Pacific Morepork Ninox novaeseelandiae  2000 Birds of the South Pacific Red-footed Booby Sula sula  2000 Birds of Tuvalu Sheet
Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda  2000 Birds of Tuvalu Sheet Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola  2000 Birds of Tuvalu Sheet Common Tern Sterna hirundo  2000 Birds of Tuvalu Sheet Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres  2000 Birds of Tuvalu Sheet
Sanderling Calidris alba  2000 Birds of Tuvalu Sheet Brown Noddy Anous stolidus  2000 Animals of Tuvalu 6v sheet Great Frigatebird Fregata minor  2000 Animals of Tuvalu 6v sheet Great Frigatebird Fregata minor  2000 Birds of Tuvalu
Blue-grey Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea  2003 Birds Sheet White-eyed Vireo Vireo griseus  2003 Birds Sheet Mangrove Rail Rallus longirostris  2003 Birds Sheet Sandhill Crane Antigone canadensis  2003 Birds Sheet
Grasshopper Sparrow Ammodramus savannarum  2003 Birds Eurasian Reed Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus  2006 Birds Sheet Indian Pitta Pitta brachyura  2006 Birds Sheet Gurney's Pitta Hydrornis gurneyi  2006 Birds Sheet Great Grey Shrike Lanius excubitor  2006 Birds Sheet
Splendid Fairywren Malurus splendens  2006 Birds Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens  2008 Birds of Tuvalu Sheet Townsend's Warbler Setophaga townsendi  2008 Birds of Tuvalu Sheet Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus  2008 Birds of Tuvalu Sheet
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus  2008 Birds of Tuvalu Sheet Masked Booby Sula dactylatra  2008 Birds of Tuvalu Sheet Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda  2008 Birds of Tuvalu Sheet Western Rosella Platycercus icterotis  2011 Parrots of the South Pacific
Mallee Ringneck Barnardius barnardi  2011 Parrots of the South Pacific Budgerigar Melopsittacus undulatus  2011 Parrots of the South Pacific Northern Rosella Platycercus venustus  2011 Parrots of the South Pacific Red-capped Parrot Purpureicephalus spurius  2011 Parrots of the South Pacific Regent Parrot Polytelis anthopeplus  2011 Parrots of the South Pacific
Red-winged Parrot Aprosmictus erythropterus  2011 Parrots of the South Pacific Christmas Shearwater Puffinus nativitatis  2012 Marine life 5v sheet Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata  2014 Ducks Sheet Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata  2014 Ducks Sheet
Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata  2014 Ducks Sheet Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata  2014 Ducks Sheet Wood Duck Aix sponsa  2014 Ducks Sheet Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata  2014 Ducks Sheet
Wood Duck Aix sponsa  2014 Ducks Sheet Mallard Anas platyrhynchos  2014 Ducks Sheet Wood Duck Aix sponsa  2014 Ducks Sheet Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata  2014 Ducks Sheet
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos  2014 Ducks Sheet Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata  2014 Ducks Sheet Scarlet Macaw Ara macao  2014 Macaws Sheet, birds alike, backgrounds differs Scarlet Macaw Ara macao  2014 Macaws Sheet, birds alike, backgrounds differs Scarlet Macaw Ara macao  2014 Macaws Sheet, birds alike, backgrounds differs
Scarlet Macaw Ara macao  2014 Macaws Sheet, birds alike, backgrounds differs Scarlet Macaw Ara macao  2014 Macaws Sheet, birds alike, backgrounds differs Scarlet Macaw Ara macao  2014 Macaws Sheet, birds alike, backgrounds differs Blue-and-yellow Macaw Ara ararauna  2014 Macaws Sheet, birds alike, backgrounds differs Blue-and-yellow Macaw Ara ararauna  2014 Macaws Sheet, birds alike, backgrounds differs
Blue-and-yellow Macaw Ara ararauna  2014 Macaws Sheet, birds alike, backgrounds differs Blue-and-yellow Macaw Ara ararauna  2014 Macaws Sheet, birds alike, backgrounds differs Blue-and-yellow Macaw Ara ararauna  2014 Macaws Sheet, birds alike, backgrounds differs Blue-and-yellow Macaw Ara ararauna  2014 Macaws Sheet, birds alike, backgrounds differs Blue-and-yellow Macaw Ara ararauna  2014 Macaws Sheet
Blue-and-yellow Macaw Ara ararauna  2014 Macaws Sheet Red-and-green Macaw Ara chloropterus  2014 Macaws Red-footed Booby Sula sula  2015 Birds of the South Pacific Sheet Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica  2015 Birds of the South Pacific Sheet
Buff-banded Rail Gallirallus philippensis  2015 Birds of the South Pacific Sheet Brown Noddy Anous stolidus  2015 Birds of the South Pacific Sheet Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda  2015 Birds of the South Pacific Sheet Greater Crested Tern Thalasseus bergii  2015 Birds of the South Pacific Sheet
Great Frigatebird Fregata minor  2015 Birds of the South Pacific
Tuvalu map

Location: Oceania, island group consisting of nine coral atolls in the South Pacific Ocean
Population: 12,100
Climate: tropical; moderated by easterly trade winds; westerly gales and heavy rain
Terrain: very low-lying and narrow coral atolls

Birds: 34 species

Links:
Stamps of Tuvalu Official website of Tuvalu Philatelic Bureau
Stamps of Tuvalu



BIRD SPECIES SHOWN

Pacific Imperial Pigeon Ducula pacifica
Pacific Reef Heron Egretta sacra
White Tern Gygis alba
Lesser Frigatebird Fregata ariel
Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
Say's Phoebe Sayornis saya
Townsend's Warbler Setophaga townsendi
Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus
Prothonotary Warbler Protonotaria citrea
Worm-eating Warbler Helmitheros vermivorum
Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus
Northern Harrier Circus hudsonius
Black-naped Tern Sterna sumatrana
Black Noddy Anous minutus
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus
Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus
Phoenix Petrel Pterodroma alba
Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva
Greater Crested Tern Thalasseus bergii
Bristle-thighed Curlew Numenius tahitiensis
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica
Great Frigatebird Fregata minor
Red-footed Booby Sula sula
Red-necked Stint Calidris ruficollis
Pacific Long-tailed Cuckoo Urodynamis taitensis
Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda
Buff-banded Rail Gallirallus philippensis
European Herring Gull Larus argentatus
Pacific Black Duck Anas superciliosa
Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata
Common Tern Sterna hirundo
Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster
Red Knot Calidris canutus
Collared Kingfisher Todiramphus chloris
Mottled Petrel Pterodroma inexpectata
Superb Fairywren Malurus cyaneus
Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
Coconut Lorikeet Trichoglossus haematodus
White-throated Treecreeper Cormobates leucophaea
Buff-breasted Paradise Kingfisher Tanysiptera sylvia
Australian Golden Whistler Pachycephala pectoralis
Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola
Beach Stone-curlew Esacus magnirostris
Red-billed Leiothrix Leiothrix lutea
Grey Shrikethrush Colluricincla harmonica
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis
Chestnut-breasted Mannikin Lonchura castaneothorax
Broad-billed Prion Pachyptila vittata
Morepork Ninox novaeseelandiae
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
Sanderling Calidris alba
Blue-grey Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea
White-eyed Vireo Vireo griseus
Mangrove Rail Rallus longirostris
Sandhill Crane Antigone canadensis
Grasshopper Sparrow Ammodramus savannarum
Eurasian Reed Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus
Indian Pitta Pitta brachyura
Gurney's Pitta Hydrornis gurneyi
Great Grey Shrike Lanius excubitor
Splendid Fairywren Malurus splendens
Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra
Western Rosella Platycercus icterotis
Mallee Ringneck Barnardius barnardi
Budgerigar Melopsittacus undulatus
Northern Rosella Platycercus venustus
Red-capped Parrot Purpureicephalus spurius
Regent Parrot Polytelis anthopeplus
Red-winged Parrot Aprosmictus erythropterus
Christmas Shearwater Puffinus nativitatis
Wood Duck Aix sponsa
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
Scarlet Macaw Ara macao
Blue-and-yellow Macaw Ara ararauna
Red-and-green Macaw Ara chloropterus


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