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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name

1897.01   01.06.1897   Definitives   wmk turtle   
    2s6d     108     Maroon Shining Parrot     Prosopeia tabuensis     

1924.01   
  Surcharge on 1897.01      
    2d     108     Maroon Shining Parrot     Prosopeia tabuensis     

1942.01   
  Definitives   wmk crown   1897.01
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    2s6d     108     Maroon Shining Parrot     Prosopeia tabuensis     

1974.01   20.03.1974   Air   sa   
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    7s     108     Maroon Shining Parrot     Prosopeia tabuensis     
    9s     108     Maroon Shining Parrot     Prosopeia tabuensis     = 7s
    12s     108     Maroon Shining Parrot     Prosopeia tabuensis     = 7s
    14s     108     Maroon Shining Parrot     Prosopeia tabuensis     = 7s
    17s     108     Maroon Shining Parrot     Prosopeia tabuensis     = 7s
    29s     108     Maroon Shining Parrot     Prosopeia tabuensis     = 7s
    38s     108     Maroon Shining Parrot     Prosopeia tabuensis     = 7s
    50s     108     Maroon Shining Parrot     Prosopeia tabuensis     = 7s
    75s     108     Maroon Shining Parrot     Prosopeia tabuensis     = 7s

1978.01   15.12.1978   Conservation of endangered species   10v set, sa   
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    28s     108     Maroon Shining Parrot     Prosopeia tabuensis     
    39s     108     Maroon Shining Parrot     Prosopeia tabuensis     = 28s

1979.01   17.08.1979   Air   sa   
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    5s     108     Blue-crowned Lorikeet     Vini australis     
    11s     108     Blue-crowned Lorikeet     Vini australis     = 5s
    14s     108     Blue-crowned Lorikeet     Vini australis     = 5s
    15s     108     Blue-crowned Lorikeet     Vini australis     = 5s
    17s     108     Blue-crowned Lorikeet     Vini australis     = 5s
    18s     108     Blue-crowned Lorikeet     Vini australis     = 5s
    22s     108     Blue-crowned Lorikeet     Vini australis     = 5s
    31s     108     Blue-crowned Lorikeet     Vini australis     = 5s
    39s     108     Blue-crowned Lorikeet     Vini australis     = 5s
    75s     108     Blue-crowned Lorikeet     Vini australis     = 5s
    1p     108     Blue-crowned Lorikeet     Vini australis     = 5s

1980.01   
  Air   No leaves in the background, sa   1979.01
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    5s     108     Blue-crowned Lorikeet     Vini australis     

1984.01   17.09.1984   Ausipex, stamp on stamp   sa   
    32s     87     Laughing Kookaburra     Dacelo novaeguineae     
    1.50p     108     Maroon Shining Parrot     Prosopeia tabuensis     

1984.02   17.09.1984   Ausipex, stamp on stamp   Sheet, sa   1984.01
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    32s     87     Laughing Kookaburra     Dacelo novaeguineae     
    1.50p     108     Maroon Shining Parrot     Prosopeia tabuensis     

1986.01   27.08.1986   Stamp anniversary, stamp on stamp   8v sheet   1974.01
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    50s     108     Maroon Shining Parrot     Prosopeia tabuensis     

1987.01   06.05.1987   Wildlife conservation   12v sheet   
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    42s     36     Bald Eagle     Haliaeetus leucocephalus     
    42s     64     California Gull     Larus californicus     
    42s     1     Common Ostrich     Struthio camelus     

1988.01   11.07.1988   Australian settlement      
    42s     4     Emu     Dromaius novaehollandiae     

1988.02   18.10.1988   Definitives      
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    42s     29     Lesser Frigatebird     Fregata ariel     
    57s     30     Brown Booby     Sula leucogaster     

1989.01   02.03.1989   Definitives      
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    7s     17     Wandering Albatross     Diomedea exulans     

1990.01   21.02.1990   Air      
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    10p               Not identified     

1992.01   28.04.1992   Columbus   12v sheet   
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    57s     107     Scarlet Macaw     Ara macao     
    57s     107     Scarlet Macaw     Ara macao     

1992.02   10.11.1992   Christmas   4v set   
    3p     108     Maroon Shining Parrot     Prosopeia tabuensis     

1994.01   14.12.1994   Anniversary of Tongan self-adhesive stamps   Booklet   
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    25s     108     Maroon Shining Parrot     Prosopeia tabuensis     sa, 1974.01

1995.01   30.06.1995   Surcharge on 1992.02      
    60s     108     Maroon Shining Parrot     Prosopeia tabuensis     “Where time begins”
    60s     108     Maroon Shining Parrot     Prosopeia tabuensis     “The 21st Century”

1996.01   07.02.1996   WWF   4v set   
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    1.50p     16     Polynesian Storm Petrel     Nesofregetta fuliginosa     

1997.01   30.05.1997   Pacific 97      
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    2p     185     Pacific Swallow     Hirundo tahitica     MS

1998.01   26.08.1998   Birds      
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    5s     64     White Tern     Gygis alba     
    10s     156     Tongan Whistler     Pachycephala jacquinoti     
    15s     72     Western Barn Owl     Tyto alba     
    20s     44     Australasian Swamphen     Porphyrio melanotus     
    30s     30     Red-footed Booby     Sula sula     
    40s     44     Buff-banded Rail     Gallirallus philippensis     
    50s     36     Swamp Harrier     Circus approximans     
    55s     108     Blue-crowned Lorikeet     Vini australis     
    60s     29     Great Frigatebird     Fregata minor     
    70s     68     Tongan Ground Dove     Alopecoenas stairi     
    80s     22     Red-tailed Tropicbird     Phaethon rubricauda     
    1p     108     Maroon Shining Parrot     Prosopeia tabuensis     
    2p     68     Pacific Imperial Pigeon     Ducula pacifica     
    3p     56     Pacific Golden Plover     Pluvialis fulva     
    5p     9     Tongan Megapode     Megapodius pritchardii     

2000.01   15.09.2000   Sydney 2000 Olympics   5v strip   
    80s     87     Laughing Kookaburra     Dacelo novaeguineae     

2001.01   05.06.2001   Year of the mangrove   5v set   
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    55s     8     Pacific Black Duck     Anas superciliosa     
    1p     25     Pacific Reef Heron     Egretta sacra     

2001.02   05.06.2001   Year of the mangrove   5v sheet   2001.01
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    55s     8     Pacific Black Duck     Anas superciliosa     
    1p     25     Pacific Reef Heron     Egretta sacra     

2002.01   27.11.2002   Red Shining Parrot      
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    45s     108     Maroon Shining Parrot     Prosopeia tabuensis     
    1p     108     Maroon Shining Parrot     Prosopeia tabuensis     
    1.50p     108     Maroon Shining Parrot     Prosopeia tabuensis     
    2.50p     108     Maroon Shining Parrot     Prosopeia tabuensis     

2002.02   
  Surcharge      1998.01
    5s     108     Blue-crowned Lorikeet     Vini australis     "5"
    15s     108     Maroon Shining Parrot     Prosopeia tabuensis     

2003.01   
  Surcharge      1998.01
    15s     108     Blue-crowned Lorikeet     Vini australis     "15c"
    20s     108     Blue-crowned Lorikeet     Vini australis     "20c"
    45s     108     Blue-crowned Lorikeet     Vini australis     "45c"

2003.02   
  Surcharge      1998.01
    5s     108     Blue-crowned Lorikeet     Vini australis     "05s"

2003.03   
  Surcharge      1998.01
    5s     108     Blue-crowned Lorikeet     Vini australis     "05s", large
    10s     108     Blue-crowned Lorikeet     Vini australis     "10s", large
    15s     108     Blue-crowned Lorikeet     Vini australis     "15s", large
    20s     108     Blue-crowned Lorikeet     Vini australis     "20s", large

2004.01   
  Surcharge      1998.01
    5s     108     Blue-crowned Lorikeet     Vini australis     "5s", small
    10s     108     Blue-crowned Lorikeet     Vini australis     "10s", small
    15s     108     Blue-crowned Lorikeet     Vini australis     "15s", small
    20s     108     Blue-crowned Lorikeet     Vini australis     "20s", small
    45s     108     Blue-crowned Lorikeet     Vini australis     "45s", small

2004.02   
  Surcharge      1998.01
    60s     68     Tongan Ground Dove     Alopecoenas stairi     

2004.03   
  Surcharge      1998.01
    5s     108     Blue-crowned Lorikeet     Vini australis     "5c"
    10s     108     Blue-crowned Lorikeet     Vini australis     "10c"
    15s     108     Blue-crowned Lorikeet     Vini australis     "15c", large

2005.01   09.02.2005   Year of the rooster   4v sheet   
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    80s     13     Red Junglefowl     Gallus gallus     
    1p     13     Red Junglefowl     Gallus gallus     

2012.01   06.02.2012   Definitives   White frames   
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    60s     108     Maroon Shining Parrot     Prosopeia tabuensis     
    2.25p     8     Pacific Black Duck     Anas superciliosa     
    2.40p     87     Collared Kingfisher     Todiramphus chloris     
    2.50p     25     White-faced Heron     Egretta novaehollandiae     
    2.70p     216     Polynesian Starling     Aplonis tabuensis     
    3p     44     Grey-necked Wood Rail     Aramides cajaneus     
    3.40p     129     Greater Wattled Honeyeater     Foulehaio carunculatus     
    4p     151     Polynesian Triller     Lalage maculosa     
    5p     72     Western Barn Owl     Tyto alba     
    6.60p     44     Buff-banded Rail     Gallirallus philippensis     
    7.30p     44     Australasian Swamphen     Porphyrio melanotus     
    10p     36     Swamp Harrier     Circus approximans     

2012.02   06.02.2012   Definitives   Sheet, no white frames   2012.01
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    60s     108     Maroon Shining Parrot     Prosopeia tabuensis     
    2.25p     8     Pacific Black Duck     Anas superciliosa     
    2.40p     87     Collared Kingfisher     Todiramphus chloris     
    2.50p     25     White-faced Heron     Egretta novaehollandiae     
    2.70p     216     Polynesian Starling     Aplonis tabuensis     
    3p     44     Grey-necked Wood Rail     Aramides cajaneus     
    3.40p     129     Greater Wattled Honeyeater     Foulehaio carunculatus     
    4p     151     Polynesian Triller     Lalage maculosa     
    5p     72     Western Barn Owl     Tyto alba     
    6.60p     44     Buff-banded Rail     Gallirallus philippensis     
    7.30p     44     Australasian Swamphen     Porphyrio melanotus     
    10p     36     Swamp Harrier     Circus approximans     

2013.01   06.06.2013   Definitives   White frames   
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    10c     87     Collared Kingfisher     Todiramphus chloris     
    20c     216     Polynesian Starling     Aplonis tabuensis     
    30c     108     Blue-crowned Lorikeet     Vini australis     
    40c     29     Great Frigatebird     Fregata minor     
    50c     30     Red-footed Booby     Sula sula     
    80c     22     Red-tailed Tropicbird     Phaethon rubricauda     
    90c     64     Black Noddy     Anous minutus     
    1.10$     151     Polynesian Triller     Lalage maculosa     
    1.20$     44     Spotless Crake     Porzana tabuensis     
    2$     129     Greater Wattled Honeyeater     Foulehaio carunculatus     
    12.50$     108     Maroon Shining Parrot     Prosopeia tabuensis     
    20$     68     Many-colored Fruit Dove     Ptilinopus perousii     

2013.02   06.06.2013   Definitives   Sheet, no white frames   2013.01
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    10c     87     Collared Kingfisher     Todiramphus chloris     
    20c     216     Polynesian Starling     Aplonis tabuensis     
    30c     108     Blue-crowned Lorikeet     Vini australis     
    40c     29     Great Frigatebird     Fregata minor     
    50c     30     Red-footed Booby     Sula sula     
    80c     22     Red-tailed Tropicbird     Phaethon rubricauda     
    90c     64     Black Noddy     Anous minutus     
    1.10$     151     Polynesian Triller     Lalage maculosa     
    1.20$     44     Spotless Crake     Porzana tabuensis     
    2$     129     Greater Wattled Honeyeater     Foulehaio carunculatus     
    12.50$     108     Maroon Shining Parrot     Prosopeia tabuensis     
    20$     68     Many-colored Fruit Dove     Ptilinopus perousii     

2014.01   
  Definitives overprinted OFFICIAL      2012.01
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    60s     108     Maroon Shining Parrot     Prosopeia tabuensis     
    2.25p     8     Pacific Black Duck     Anas superciliosa     
    2.40p     87     Collared Kingfisher     Todiramphus chloris     
    2.50p     25     White-faced Heron     Egretta novaehollandiae     
    2.70p     216     Polynesian Starling     Aplonis tabuensis     
    3p     44     Grey-necked Wood Rail     Aramides cajaneus     
    3.40p     129     Greater Wattled Honeyeater     Foulehaio carunculatus     
    4p     151     Polynesian Triller     Lalage maculosa     
    5p     72     Western Barn Owl     Tyto alba     
    6.60p     44     Buff-banded Rail     Gallirallus philippensis     
    7.30p     44     Australasian Swamphen     Porphyrio melanotus     
    10p     36     Swamp Harrier     Circus approximans     

2014.02   
  Definitives overprinted OFFICIAL      2013.01
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    10c     87     Collared Kingfisher     Todiramphus chloris     
    20c     216     Polynesian Starling     Aplonis tabuensis     
    30c     108     Blue-crowned Lorikeet     Vini australis     
    40c     29     Great Frigatebird     Fregata minor     
    50c     30     Red-footed Booby     Sula sula     
    80c     22     Red-tailed Tropicbird     Phaethon rubricauda     
    90c     64     Black Noddy     Anous minutus     
    1.10$     151     Polynesian Triller     Lalage maculosa     
    1.20$     44     Spotless Crake     Porzana tabuensis     
    2$     129     Greater Wattled Honeyeater     Foulehaio carunculatus     
    12.50$     108     Maroon Shining Parrot     Prosopeia tabuensis     
    20$     68     Many-colored Fruit Dove     Ptilinopus perousii     

2014.03   15.09.2014   Definitives      
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    11.30$     72     Western Barn Owl     Tyto alba     
    16.90$     108     Blue-crowned Lorikeet     Vini australis     
    28$     44     Buff-banded Rail     Gallirallus philippensis     

2016.01   02.03.2016   Marine life   12 set   
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    1$     64     Black Noddy     Anous minutus     
    1.10$     30     Brown Booby     Sula leucogaster     
    2.70$     64     White Tern     Gygis alba     
    5$     30     Masked Booby     Sula dactylatra     

2016.02   25.04.2016   Anniversary of the discovery of Northern Tonga   Sheet   
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    1.20$     64     White Tern     Gygis alba     
    2.25$     64     White Tern     Gygis alba     
    2.70$     64     White Tern     Gygis alba     
    5$     64     White Tern     Gygis alba     

2017.01   10.07.2017   Eua national park   4v set   
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    5$     108     Maroon Shining Parrot     Prosopeia tabuensis     
    5$     108     Maroon Shining Parrot     Prosopeia tabuensis     

2017.02   10.07.2017   Eua national park      
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    7.50$     108     Maroon Shining Parrot     Prosopeia tabuensis     MS