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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name

1952.01   30.10.1952   Definitives      
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    2d     167     Raggiana Bird-of-paradise     Paradisaea raggiana     

1957.01   29.01.1957   Surcharge on 1952.01      
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    4d     167     Raggiana Bird-of-paradise     Paradisaea raggiana     

1960.01   01.03.1960   Surcharge on 1952.01      
    3s     167     Raggiana Bird-of-paradise     Paradisaea raggiana     

1963.01   27.03.1963   Definitives      
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    5d     167     Raggiana Bird-of-paradise     Paradisaea raggiana     

1964.01   28.10.1964   Definitives      
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    6d     167     Lawes's Parotia     Parotia lawesii     
    8d     167     Black-billed Sicklebill     Drepanornis albertisi     
    1s     167     Emperor Bird-of-paradise     Paradisaea guilielmi     
    10s     167     Magnificent Riflebird     Ptiloris magnificus     

1965.01   20.01.1965   Definitives      
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    1d     126     Streaked Bowerbird     Amblyornis subalaris     
    3d     126     Fire-maned Bowerbird     Sericulus bakeri     
    5d     167     Blue Bird-of-paradise     Paradisaea rudolphi     
    2s     167     Brown Sicklebill     Epimachus meyeri     
    2s3d     167     Lesser Bird-of-paradise     Paradisaea minor     
    3s     167     Magnificent Bird-of-paradise     Diphyllodes magnificus     
    5s     167     Twelve-wired Bird-of-paradise     Seleucidis melanoleucus     

1967.01   29.11.1967   Christmas      
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    5c     108     Papuan Lorikeet     Charmosyna papou     
    7c     108     Pesquet's Parrot     Psittrichas fulgidus     
    20c     108     Dusky Lory     Pseudeos fuscata     
    25c     108     Edwards's Fig Parrot     Psittaculirostris edwardsii     

1969.01   24.09.1969   Definitives      
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    5c     167     Raggiana Bird-of-paradise     Paradisaea raggiana     

1970.01   13.05.1970   Fauna conservation      
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    5c     167     King of Saxony Bird-of-paradise     Pteridophora alberti     
    10c     167     King Bird-of-paradise     Cicinnurus regius     
    15c     167     Raggiana Bird-of-paradise     Paradisaea raggiana     
    25c     135     Crested Satinbird     Cnemophilus macgregorii     

1970.02   19.08.1970   ANZAAS congress   4v set   
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    15c     4     Southern Cassowary     Casuarius casuarius     

1971.01   01.04.1971   Definitives      1969.01
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    2c     167     Raggiana Bird-of-paradise     Paradisaea raggiana     

1973.01   30.03.1973   Birds of Paradise      
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    7c     167     Queen Carola's Parotia     Parotia carolae     
    14c     167     Goldie's Bird-of-paradise     Paradisaea decora     
    21c     167     Ribbon-tailed Astrapia     Astrapia mayeri     
    28c     167     Princess Stephanie's Astrapia     Astrapia stephaniae     

1974.01   12.06.1974   Birds' heads      
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    7c     94     Blyth's Hornbill     Rhyticeros plicatus     
    10c     4     Southern Cassowary     Casuarius casuarius     
    30c     36     Papuan Eagle     Harpyopsis novaeguineae     

1975.01   21.04.1975   New coinage   5v set   
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    20t     4     Dwarf Cassowary     Casuarius bennetti     

1977.01   08.06.1977   Fauna conservation      
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    5t     68     White-breasted Ground Dove     Alopecoenas jobiensis     
    7t     68     Victoria Crowned Pigeon     Goura victoria     
    15t     68     Pheasant Pigeon     Otidiphaps nobilis     
    30t     68     Orange-fronted Fruit Dove     Ptilinopus aurantiifrons     
    50t     68     Zoe's Imperial Pigeon     Ducula zoeae     

1981.01   21.01.1981   Kingfishers      
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    3t     87     Beach Kingfisher     Todiramphus saurophagus     
    7t     87     Forest Kingfisher     Todiramphus macleayii     
    20t     87     Sacred Kingfisher     Todiramphus sanctus     
    25t     87     Buff-breasted Paradise Kingfisher     Tanysiptera sylvia     
    60t     87     Blue-winged Kookaburra     Dacelo leachii     

1984.01   15.08.1984   Definitives      
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    5k     167     Raggiana Bird-of-paradise     Paradisaea raggiana     

1985.01   26.08.1985   Birds of prey      
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    12t     36     New Britain Sparrowhawk     Accipiter brachyurus     
    12t     36     New Britain Sparrowhawk     Accipiter brachyurus     
    30t     36     Doria's Goshawk     Megatriorchis doriae     
    30t     36     Doria's Goshawk     Megatriorchis doriae     
    60t     36     Long-tailed Honey Buzzard     Henicopernis longicauda     
    60t     36     Long-tailed Honey Buzzard     Henicopernis longicauda     

1986.01   22.05.1986   Ameripex '86      
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    15t     161     Rufous Fantail     Rhipidura rufifrons     
    35t     136     Streaked Berrypecker     Melanocharis striativentris     
    45t     112     Papuan Pitta     Erythropitta macklotii     
    70t     168     Banded Yellow Robin     Poecilodryas placens     

1989.01   06.09.1989   Small birds      
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    20t     137     Tit Berrypecker     Oreocharis arfaki     
    20t     137     Tit Berrypecker     Oreocharis arfaki     
    35t     166     Blue-capped Ifrit     Ifrita kowaldi     
    45t     168     Black-throated Robin     Poecilodryas albonotata     
    70t     132     Large Scrubwren     Sericornis nouhuysi     

1990.01   24.08.1990   Treaty of Waitangi      
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    20t     4     Dwarf Cassowary     Casuarius bennetti     
    and     3     Great Spotted Kiwi     Apteryx haastii     
    35t     4     Southern Cassowary     Casuarius casuarius     
    and     3     Southern Brown Kiwi     Apteryx australis     

1990.02   26.09.1990   Migratory birds      
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    20t     62     Whimbrel     Numenius phaeopus     
    35t     62     Sharp-tailed Sandpiper     Calidris acuminata     
    60t     62     Ruddy Turnstone     Arenaria interpres     
    70t     62     Terek Sandpiper     Xenus cinereus     

1991.01   01.05.1991   Birds of Paradise      
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    10k     167     Lesser Bird-of-paradise     Paradisaea minor     

1992.01   25.03.1992   Birds of Paradise   Face value given as t   
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    21t     167     Crinkle-collared Manucode     Manucodia chalybatus     
    45t     167     King Bird-of-paradise     Cicinnurus regius     
    60t     167     Queen Carola's Parotia     Parotia carolae     
    90t     167     Emperor Bird-of-paradise     Paradisaea guilielmi     

1992.02   
  Imprint May 1992 on 1992.01      
    21t     167     Crinkle-collared Manucode     Manucodia chalybatus     
    45t     167     King Bird-of-paradise     Cicinnurus regius     

1992.03   02.09.1992   Birds of Paradise      
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    5t     135     Loria's Satinbird     Cnemophilus loriae     
    40t     135     Yellow-breasted Satinbird     Loboparadisea sericea     
    50t     167     Short-tailed Paradigalla     Paradigalla brevicauda     
    1k     167     Magnificent Bird-of-paradise     Diphyllodes magnificus     
    2k     167     Superb Bird-of-paradise     Lophorina superba     

1993.01   20.01.1993   Birds of Paradise      
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    1t     167     Magnificent Riflebird     Ptiloris magnificus     
    10t     135     Crested Satinbird     Cnemophilus macgregorii     
    20t     167     Wahnes's Parotia     Parotia wahnesi     
    30t     167     Goldie's Bird-of-paradise     Paradisaea decora     
    5k     167     Trumpet Manucode     Phonygammus keraudrenii     

1993.02   15.04.1993   Birds of Paradise   Booklet   1992.01
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    21t     167     Crinkle-collared Manucode     Manucodia chalybatus     "May 1992"

1993.03   15.04.1993   Birds of Paradise   Booklet   1992.01
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    45t     167     King Bird-of-paradise     Cicinnurus regius     "1993"

1993.04   
  Imprint 1993 on 1992.01      
    21t     167     Crinkle-collared Manucode     Manucodia chalybatus     
    45t     167     King Bird-of-paradise     Cicinnurus regius     

1993.05   09.06.1993   Small birds      
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    21t     128     Orange-crowned Fairywren     Clytomyias insignis     
    45t     112     Superb Pitta     Pitta superba     
    60t     149     Mottled Berryhunter     Rhagologus leucostigma     
    90t     136     Slaty-headed Longbill     Toxorhamphus poliopterus     

1993.06   09.06.1993   Small birds   Booklet   1993.05
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    60t     149     Mottled Berryhunter     Rhagologus leucostigma     

1993.07   09.06.1993   Small birds   Booklet   1993.05
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    90t     136     Slaty-headed Longbill     Toxorhamphus poliopterus     

1993.08   01.07.1993   Birds of Paradise   Face value given as T   1992.01
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    21t     167     Crinkle-collared Manucode     Manucodia chalybatus     
    45t     167     King Bird-of-paradise     Cicinnurus regius     
    60t     167     Queen Carola's Parotia     Parotia carolae     
    90t     167     Emperor Bird-of-paradise     Paradisaea guilielmi     

1993.09   
  Imprint July 1993 on 1992.03      
    5t     135     Loria's Satinbird     Cnemophilus loriae     
    1k     167     Magnificent Bird-of-paradise     Diphyllodes magnificus     

1993.10   13.08.1993   TAIPEI '93      1993.03
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    21t     128     Orange-crowned Fairywren     Clytomyias insignis     
    45t     112     Superb Pitta     Pitta superba     
    60t     149     Mottled Berryhunter     Rhagologus leucostigma     
    90t     136     Slaty-headed Longbill     Toxorhamphus poliopterus     

1993.11   29.09.1993   Bangkok 1993      
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    2k     167     Blue Bird-of-paradise     Paradisaea rudolphi     MS

1994.01   18.02.1994   Hong Kong '94   Strip, no inscription at foot   1992.03
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    40t     135     Yellow-breasted Satinbird     Loboparadisea sericea     
    50t     167     Short-tailed Paradigalla     Paradigalla brevicauda     
    1k     167     Magnificent Bird-of-paradise     Diphyllodes magnificus     
    2k     167     Superb Bird-of-paradise     Lophorina superba     

1994.02   23.08.1994   Surcharge on 1990.01      
    10t     4     Southern Cassowary     Casuarius casuarius     
    and     3     Southern Brown Kiwi     Apteryx australis     

1995.01   27.03.1995   Surcharge on 1992.01      
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    21t     167     Emperor Bird-of-paradise     Paradisaea guilielmi     "t"

1995.02   25.04.1995   Surcharge on 1992.01      
    21t     167     Emperor Bird-of-paradise     Paradisaea guilielmi     "T"

1995.03   16.05.1995   Surcharge on 1992.01      
    21t     167     King Bird-of-paradise     Cicinnurus regius     "t"
    21t     167     King Bird-of-paradise     Cicinnurus regius     "T"

1995.04   04.08.1995   Surcharge      
    21t     167     Emperor Bird-of-paradise     Paradisaea guilielmi     "1992"
    21t     167     Emperor Bird-of-paradise     Paradisaea guilielmi     "1993"
    21t     167     Emperor Bird-of-paradise     Paradisaea guilielmi     "T", "1992"
    21t     167     King Bird-of-paradise     Cicinnurus regius     "1992"
    21t     167     King Bird-of-paradise     Cicinnurus regius     "1993"
    21t     167     King Bird-of-paradise     Cicinnurus regius     "T", "1992"

1996.01   17.01.1996   Parrots      
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    25t     108     Pesquet's Parrot     Psittrichas fulgidus     
    50t     108     Coconut Lorikeet     Trichoglossus haematodus     
    65t     108     Papuan King Parrot     Alisterus chloropterus     
    1k     108     Red-winged Parrot     Aprosmictus erythropterus     

1998.01   28.01.1998   Birds' heads 1998      
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    25t     72     Greater Sooty Owl     Tyto tenebricosa     
    50t     9     Wattled Brushturkey     Aepypodius arfakianus     
    65t     36     Grey-headed Goshawk     Accipiter poliocephalus     
    1k     25     Forest Bittern     Zonerodius heliosylus     

2000.01   21.06.2000   25 years of independence   4v set   
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    50t     167     Raggiana Bird-of-paradise     Paradisaea raggiana     
    1k     167     Raggiana Bird-of-paradise     Paradisaea raggiana     

2000.02   21.06.2000   25 years of independence   4v sheet   2000.01
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    50t     167     Raggiana Bird-of-paradise     Paradisaea raggiana     
    1k     167     Raggiana Bird-of-paradise     Paradisaea raggiana     

2001.01   21.03.2001   Waterbirds      
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    35t     59     Comb-crested Jacana     Irediparra gallinacea     
    70t     56     Masked Lapwing     Vanellus miles     
    90t     24     Australian White Ibis     Threskiornis molucca     
    1.40k     62     Black-tailed Godwit     Limosa limosa     

2005.01   26.01.2005   Coastal birds      
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    5t     25     Little Egret     Egretta garzetta     
    75t     25     Nankeen Night Heron     Nycticorax caledonicus     
    75t     25     White-faced Heron     Egretta novaehollandiae     
    3k     64     Greater Crested Tern     Thalasseus bergii     
    3.10k     62     Bar-tailed Godwit     Limosa lapponica     
    5.20k     25     Pied Heron     Egretta picata     

2008.01   25.01.2008   Protected birds      
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    10t     94     Blyth's Hornbill     Rhyticeros plicatus     
    50t     35     Western Osprey     Pandion haliaetus     
    85t     36     Harpy Eagle     Harpia harpyja     
    3k     68     Western Crowned Pigeon     Goura cristata     

2008.02   25.01.2008   Protected birds   Sheet   2008.01
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    10t     94     Blyth's Hornbill     Rhyticeros plicatus     
    50t     35     Western Osprey     Pandion haliaetus     
    85t     36     Harpy Eagle     Harpia harpyja     
    1k     106     Palm Cockatoo     Probosciger aterrimus     new
    3k     68     Victoria Crowned Pigeon     Goura victoria     
    5.35k     25     Great Egret     Ardea alba     new

2008.03   25.01.2008   Protected birds      2008.02
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    10k     106     Palm Cockatoo     Probosciger aterrimus     MS

2008.04   11.09.2008   Birds of Paradise      1964.01,1965.01
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    85t     167     Emperor Bird-of-paradise     Paradisaea guilielmi     
    3k     167     Lawes's Parotia     Parotia lawesii     
    3.35k     167     Brown Sicklebill     Epimachus meyeri     
    5.35k     167     Magnificent Bird-of-paradise     Diphyllodes magnificus     

2008.05   11.09.2008   Birds of Paradise   Sheet   1970.01,1973.01
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    85t     167     Princess Stephanie's Astrapia     Astrapia stephaniae     
    3k     135     Crested Satinbird     Cnemophilus macgregorii     
    3.35k     167     King of Saxony Bird-of-paradise     Pteridophora alberti     
    5.35k     167     Ribbon-tailed Astrapia     Astrapia mayeri     

2008.06   11.09.2008   Birds of Paradise      1970.01
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    10k     167     King Bird-of-paradise     Cicinnurus regius     MS

2010.01   04.08.2010   Bowerbirds      
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    5t     126     MacGregor's Bowerbird     Amblyornis macgregoriae     
    1k     126     Masked Bowerbird     Sericulus aureus     
    4.65k     126     Archbold's Bowerbird     Archboldia papuensis     
    6.30k     126     Fire-maned Bowerbird     Sericulus bakeri     

2010.02   04.08.2010   Bowerbirds   Sheet   
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    1k     126     Masked Bowerbird     Sericulus aureus     
    3k     126     Golden-fronted Bowerbird     Amblyornis flavifrons     
    4.65k     126     Vogelkop Bowerbird     Amblyornis inornata     
    6.30k     126     Yellow-breasted Bowerbird     Chlamydera lauterbachi     

2010.03   04.08.2010   Bowerbirds      
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    10k     126     Masked Bowerbird     Sericulus aureus     MS

2011.01   25.08.2011   Cassowaries      
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    1.05k     4     Southern Cassowary     Casuarius casuarius     
    1.05k     4     Southern Cassowary     Casuarius casuarius     
    5k     4     Southern Cassowary     Casuarius casuarius     
    7k     4     Southern Cassowary     Casuarius casuarius     

2011.02   25.08.2011   Cassowaries   4v sheet   
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    1.05k     4     Southern Cassowary     Casuarius casuarius     
    5k     4     Southern Cassowary     Casuarius casuarius     

2011.03   25.08.2011   Cassowaries      
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    10k     4     Southern Cassowary     Casuarius casuarius     MS

2016.01   14.03.2016   Kokomo      
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    1.45k     94     Blyth's Hornbill     Rhyticeros plicatus     
    6.60k     94     Blyth's Hornbill     Rhyticeros plicatus     
    15k     94     Blyth's Hornbill     Rhyticeros plicatus     
    25k     94     Blyth's Hornbill     Rhyticeros plicatus     

2016.02   14.03.2016   Kokomo   Sheet   2016.01
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    1.45k     94     Blyth's Hornbill     Rhyticeros plicatus     
    6.60k     94     Blyth's Hornbill     Rhyticeros plicatus     
    15k     94     Blyth's Hornbill     Rhyticeros plicatus     
    25k     94     Blyth's Hornbill     Rhyticeros plicatus     

2016.03   14.03.2016   Kokomo      
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    10k     94     Blyth's Hornbill     Rhyticeros plicatus     MS

2017.01   24.08.2017   Rare birds      
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    75t     36     Northern Goshawk     Accipiter gentilis     
    1.50k     36     Grey Goshawk     Accipiter novaehollandiae     
    3.40k     9     Collared Brushturkey     Talegalla jobiensis     
    6.80k     36     Crested Honey Buzzard     Pernis ptilorhynchus     

2017.02   24.08.2017   Rare birds   Sheet   
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    75t     36     Pygmy Eagle     Hieraaetus weiskei     
    1.50k     9     Black-billed Brushturkey     Talegalla fuscirostris     
    3.40k     68     Pheasant Pigeon     Otidiphaps nobilis     
    6.80k     36     Collared Sparrowhawk     Accipiter cirrocephalus     

2017.03   24.08.2017   Rare birds      
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    13k     167     Raggiana Bird-of-paradise     Paradisaea raggiana     MS