Bird stamps of Alderney
European Herring Gull Larus argentatus  1983 Island scenes 17v set Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus  1984 Birds Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres  1984 Birds
Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula  1984 Birds Dunlin Calidris alpina  1984 Birds Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata  1984 Birds
Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe  1991 The Casquets lighthouse 5v set Western Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava  1991 The Casquets lighthouse 5v set Northern Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis  1994 Flora and fauna Dartford Warbler Sylvia undata  1994 Flora and fauna
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus  1994 Flora and fauna Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica  1994 Flora and fauna Common Tern Sterna hirundo  1994 Flora and fauna Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus  1994 Flora and fauna Booklet Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus  1994 Flora and fauna Booklet
Northern Gannet Morus bassanus  1995 Flora and fauna Eurasian Rock Pipit Anthus petrosus  1997 Flora and fauna Eurasian Rock Pipit Anthus petrosus  1997 Flora and fauna Booklet Eurasian Rock Pipit Anthus petrosus  1997 Flora and fauna Booklet Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus  2000 WWF, Peregrine Falcon
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres  2000 WWF, Peregrine Falcon Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus  2000 WWF, Peregrine Falcon Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres  2000 WWF, Peregrine Falcon Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus  2000 WWF, Peregrine Falcon Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus  2000 WWF, Peregrine Falcon
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus  2000 WWF, Peregrine Falcon Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus  2000 WWF, Peregrine Falcon Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus  2000 WWF, Peregrine Falcon Booklet Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres  2000 WWF, Peregrine Falcon Booklet Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus  2000 WWF, Peregrine Falcon Booklet
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres  2000 WWF, Peregrine Falcon Booklet Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus  2000 WWF, Peregrine Falcon Booklet Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres  2000 WWF, Peregrine Falcon Booklet Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus  2000 WWF, Peregrine Falcon Booklet Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres  2000 WWF, Peregrine Falcon Booklet
Eurasian Hobby Falco subbuteo  2002 Migrating birds Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica  2002 Migrating birds Black Kite Milvus migrans  2002 Migrating birds Merlin Falco columbarius  2002 Migrating birds Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis  2002 Migrating birds
European Honey Buzzard Pernis apivorus  2002 Migrating birds Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus  2002 Migrating birds Western Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus  2002 Migrating birds Eurasian Hobby Falco subbuteo  2002 Migrating birds Sheet Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica  2002 Migrating birds Sheet
Black Kite Milvus migrans  2002 Migrating birds Sheet Merlin Falco columbarius  2002 Migrating birds Sheet Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis  2002 Migrating birds Sheet European Honey Buzzard Pernis apivorus  2002 Migrating birds Sheet Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus  2002 Migrating birds Sheet
Western Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus  2002 Migrating birds Sheet Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea  2003 Migrating birds Great Skua Stercorarius skua  2003 Migrating birds Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis  2003 Migrating birds Sooty Shearwater Ardenna grisea  2003 Migrating birds
Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus  2003 Migrating birds Manx Shearwater Puffinus puffinus  2003 Migrating birds Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea  2003 Migrating birds Sheet Great Skua Stercorarius skua  2003 Migrating birds Sheet Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis  2003 Migrating birds Sheet
Sooty Shearwater Ardenna grisea  2003 Migrating birds Sheet Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus  2003 Migrating birds Sheet Manx Shearwater Puffinus puffinus  2003 Migrating birds Sheet Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe  2004 Migrating birds Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus  2004 Migrating birds
Western Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava  2004 Migrating birds Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops  2004 Migrating birds Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus  2004 Migrating birds Sand Martin Riparia riparia  2004 Migrating birds Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe  2004 Migrating birds Sheet
Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus  2004 Migrating birds Sheet Western Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava  2004 Migrating birds Sheet Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops  2004 Migrating birds Sheet Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus  2004 Migrating birds Sheet Sand Martin Riparia riparia  2004 Migrating birds Sheet
Little Stint Calidris minuta  2005 Migrating birds Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia  2005 Migrating birds European Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria  2005 Migrating birds Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica  2005 Migrating birds Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus  2005 Migrating birds
Sanderling Calidris alba  2005 Migrating birds Little Stint Calidris minuta  2005 Migrating birds Sheet Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia  2005 Migrating birds Sheet European Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria  2005 Migrating birds Sheet Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica  2005 Migrating birds Sheet
Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus  2005 Migrating birds Sheet Sanderling Calidris alba  2005 Migrating birds Sheet Northern Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis  2006 Resident birds Northern Gannet Morus bassanus  2006 Resident birds
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus  2006 Resident birds European Storm Petrel Hydrobates pelagicus  2006 Resident birds Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla  2006 Resident birds Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica  2006 Resident birds
Northern Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis  2006 Resident birds Prestige booklet Northern Gannet Morus bassanus  2006 Resident birds Prestige booklet Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus  2006 Resident birds Prestige booklet European Storm Petrel Hydrobates pelagicus  2006 Resident birds Prestige booklet
Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla  2006 Resident birds Prestige booklet Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica  2006 Resident birds Prestige booklet Northern Gannet Morus bassanus  2007 Ramsar 6v set European Herring Gull Larus argentatus  2007 Ramsar 6v set
Little Egret Egretta garzetta  2007 Ramsar 6v set Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus  2007 Ramsar 6v set Northern Gannet Morus bassanus  2007 Ramsar 6v sheet European Herring Gull Larus argentatus  2007 Ramsar 6v sheet
Little Egret Egretta garzetta  2007 Ramsar 6v sheet Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus  2007 Ramsar 6v sheet Common Blackbird Turdus merula  2007 Resident passerines Dartford Warbler Sylvia undata  2007 Resident passerines
Eurasian Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus  2007 Resident passerines Eurasian Wren Troglodytes troglodytes  2007 Resident passerines House Sparrow Passer domesticus  2007 Resident passerines Western Jackdaw Coloeus monedula  2007 Resident passerines
Common Blackbird Turdus merula  2007 Resident passerines Prestige booklet Dartford Warbler Sylvia undata  2007 Resident passerines Prestige booklet Eurasian Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus  2007 Resident passerines Prestige booklet Eurasian Wren Troglodytes troglodytes  2007 Resident passerines Prestige booklet
House Sparrow Passer domesticus  2007 Resident passerines Prestige booklet Western Jackdaw Coloeus monedula  2007 Resident passerines Prestige booklet Common Buzzard Buteo buteo  2008 Resident raptors Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus  2008 Resident raptors
Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus  2008 Resident raptors Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus  2008 Resident raptors Western Barn Owl Tyto alba  2008 Resident raptors Long-eared Owl Asio otus  2008 Resident raptors
Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus  2008 Resident raptors Rock Dove Columba livia  2008 Resident raptors Common Buzzard Buteo buteo  2008 Resident raptors Prestige booklet Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus  2008 Resident raptors Prestige booklet
Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus  2008 Resident raptors Prestige booklet Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus  2008 Resident raptors Prestige booklet Western Barn Owl Tyto alba  2008 Resident raptors Prestige booklet Long-eared Owl Asio otus  2008 Resident raptors Prestige booklet
Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus  2008 Resident raptors Prestige booklet Rock Dove Columba livia  2008 Resident raptors Prestige booklet Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres  2009 Resident waders Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata  2009 Resident waders
Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus  2009 Resident waders Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago  2009 Resident waders Dunlin Calidris alpina  2009 Resident waders Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula  2009 Resident waders
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres  2009 Resident waders Prestige booklet Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata  2009 Resident waders Prestige booklet Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus  2009 Resident waders Prestige booklet Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago  2009 Resident waders Prestige booklet
Dunlin Calidris alpina  2009 Resident waders Prestige booklet Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula  2009 Resident waders Prestige booklet Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus  2010 Peter Pan 6v set Mediterranean Gull Ichthyaetus melanocephalus  2011 Birds of the Bailiwiks
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna  2011 Birds of the Bailiwiks Common Firecrest Regulus ignicapilla  2011 Birds of the Bailiwiks Balearic Shearwater Puffinus mauretanicus  2011 Birds of the Bailiwiks Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola  2011 Birds of the Bailiwiks
Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis  2011 Birds of the Bailiwiks Mediterranean Gull Ichthyaetus melanocephalus  2011 Birds of the Bailiwiks Sheet Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna  2011 Birds of the Bailiwiks Sheet Common Firecrest Regulus ignicapilla  2011 Birds of the Bailiwiks Sheet
Balearic Shearwater Puffinus mauretanicus  2011 Birds of the Bailiwiks Sheet Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola  2011 Birds of the Bailiwiks Sheet Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis  2011 Birds of the Bailiwiks Sheet American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber  2015 Alices adventures in Wonderland 6v set
Common Swift Apus apus  2015 Flora and fauna 6v set Common Swift Apus apus  2015 Flora and fauna 6v sheet Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis  2016 Longis nature reserve 6v set Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis  2016 Longis nature reserve 6v sheet European Robin Erithacus rubecula  2017 Christmas 7v set
Alderney map

Location: island between Great Britain and France, close to the French coast
Population: 2,400
Climate: temperate
Terrain: cliffs, sandy beaches, dunes

Links:
Guernsey Post postal administration website (Alderney stamps are administered by Guernsey)



BIRD SPECIES SHOWN

European Herring Gull Larus argentatus
Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula
Dunlin Calidris alpina
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata
Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe
Western Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava
Northern Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis
Dartford Warbler Sylvia undata
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica
Common Tern Sterna hirundo
Northern Gannet Morus bassanus
Eurasian Rock Pipit Anthus petrosus
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
Eurasian Hobby Falco subbuteo
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
Black Kite Milvus migrans
Merlin Falco columbarius
Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis
European Honey Buzzard Pernis apivorus
Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus
Western Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea
Great Skua Stercorarius skua
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis
Sooty Shearwater Ardenna grisea
Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus
Manx Shearwater Puffinus puffinus
Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops
Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus
Sand Martin Riparia riparia
Little Stint Calidris minuta
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia
European Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica
Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus
Sanderling Calidris alba
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus
European Storm Petrel Hydrobates pelagicus
Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla
Little Egret Egretta garzetta
Common Blackbird Turdus merula
Eurasian Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus
Eurasian Wren Troglodytes troglodytes
House Sparrow Passer domesticus
Western Jackdaw Coloeus monedula
Common Buzzard Buteo buteo
Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus
Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus
Western Barn Owl Tyto alba
Long-eared Owl Asio otus
Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus
Rock Dove Columba livia
Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago
Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus
Mediterranean Gull Ichthyaetus melanocephalus
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna
Common Firecrest Regulus ignicapilla
Balearic Shearwater Puffinus mauretanicus
Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola
Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis
American Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber
Common Swift Apus apus
European Robin Erithacus rubecula


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