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Tristan da Cunha
Bird stamps from Tristan da Cunha

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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name

1954.01   02.01.1954   Definitives      
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    1d     59     Northern Rockhopper Penguin     Eudyptes moseleyi     
    2d     61     Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross     Thalassarche chlororhynchos     
    5s     30     Inaccessible Island Rail     Atlantisia rogersi     

1963.01   12.04.1963   Overprint TRISTAN DA... on St Helena 1961.01      
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    1d     234     Yellow Canary     Crithagra flaviventris     
    6d     227     Red Fody     Foudia madagascariensis     
    1s/6d     52     White Tern     Gygis alba     

1968.01   15.05.1968   Birds      
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    4d     61     Wandering Albatross     Diomedea exulans     
    1s     250     Wilkins's Finch     Nesospiza wilkinsi     
    1s6d     220     Tristan Thrush     Turdus eremita     
    2s6d     63     Great Shearwater     Ardenna gravis     

1972.01   29.02.1972   Definitives      
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    5p     61     Sooty Albatross     Phoebetria fusca     
    7p     61     Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross     Thalassarche chlororhynchos     
    50p     59     Northern Rockhopper Penguin     Eudyptes moseleyi     

1972.02   20.11.1972   Royal Silver Wedding      
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    2p     220     Tristan Thrush     Turdus eremita     
    and     61     Wandering Albatross     Diomedea exulans     
    7p     220     Tristan Thrush     Turdus eremita     = 2p
    and     61     Wandering Albatross     Diomedea exulans     

1974.01   01.05.1974   Rockhopper Penguin      
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    2p     59     Northern Rockhopper Penguin     Eudyptes moseleyi     
    5p     59     Northern Rockhopper Penguin     Eudyptes moseleyi     
    7p     59     Northern Rockhopper Penguin     Eudyptes moseleyi     
    25p     59     Northern Rockhopper Penguin     Eudyptes moseleyi     

1974.02   01.10.1974   The Lonely Island      
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    35p     59     Northern Rockhopper Penguin     Eudyptes moseleyi     MS
    and     61     Wandering Albatross     Diomedea exulans     

1977.01   01.12.1977   Birds      
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    1p     63     Great-winged Petrel     Pterodroma macroptera     
    2p     60     White-faced Storm Petrel     Pelagodroma marina     
    3p     63     Northern Giant Petrel     Macronectes halli     
    4p     63     Soft-plumaged Petrel     Pterodroma mollis     
    5p     61     Tristan Albatross     Diomedea dabbenena     
    10p     63     Kerguelen Petrel     Aphrodroma brevirostris     
    15p     52     Antarctic Tern     Sterna vittata     
    20p     63     Bermuda Petrel     Pterodroma cahow     
    25p     63     Broad-billed Prion     Pachyptila vittata     
    50p     53     Brown Skua     Stercorarius antarcticus     
    1     63     Common Diving Petrel     Pelecanoides urinatrix     
    2     61     Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross     Thalassarche chlororhynchos     

1979.01   03.01.1979   Wildlife conservation   4v set   
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    15p     220     Tristan Thrush     Turdus eremita     
    20p     250     Inaccessible Island Finch     Nesospiza acunhae     

1979.02   27.08.1979   Sir Rowland Hill, stamp on stamp   3v set   1954.01
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    10p     30     Inaccessible Island Rail     Atlantisia rogersi     

1979.03   27.08.1979   Sir Rowland Hill      
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    50p     59     Northern Rockhopper Penguin     Eudyptes moseleyi     MS

1979.04   26.11.1979   International year of the child   4v set   
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    20p     59     Northern Rockhopper Penguin     Eudyptes moseleyi     

1980.01   29.02.1980   Paintings by Roland Svensson   4v set, upright wmk   
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    20p     59     Northern Rockhopper Penguin     Eudyptes moseleyi     

1980.02   29.02.1980   Paintings by Roland Svensson   4v sheet, sideways wmk   1980.01
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    20p     59     Northern Rockhopper Penguin     Eudyptes moseleyi     

1981.01   01.11.1981   Inaccessible Island Rail   Strip   
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    10p     30     Inaccessible Island Rail     Atlantisia rogersi     
    10p     30     Inaccessible Island Rail     Atlantisia rogersi     
    10p     30     Inaccessible Island Rail     Atlantisia rogersi     
    10p     30     Inaccessible Island Rail     Atlantisia rogersi     

1982.01   28.09.1982   Overprint 1ST PARTICIPATION... on 1977.01      
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    5p     61     Tristan Albatross     Diomedea dabbenena     
    25p     63     Broad-billed Prion     Pachyptila vittata     

1985.01   30.09.1985   Flags   4v set   
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    60p     63     Great Shearwater     Ardenna gravis     

1986.01   30.09.1986   Flora and fauna of Inaccessible Island   5v set   
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    5p     61     Wandering Albatross     Diomedea exulans     
    25p     250     Wilkins's Finch     Nesospiza wilkinsi     
    50p     63     Spectacled Petrel     Procellaria conspicillata     

1987.01   23.01.1987   Island flightless insects and birds   4v set   
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    35p     30     Inaccessible Island Rail     Atlantisia rogersi     
    50p     30     Gough Moorhen     Gallinula comeri     

1987.02   22.06.1987   Rockhopper Penguin      
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    10p     59     Northern Rockhopper Penguin     Eudyptes moseleyi     
    20p     59     Northern Rockhopper Penguin     Eudyptes moseleyi     
    30p     59     Northern Rockhopper Penguin     Eudyptes moseleyi     
    50p     59     Northern Rockhopper Penguin     Eudyptes moseleyi     

1987.03   07.12.1987   Norwegian scientific expedition   4v set   
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    20p     61     Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross     Thalassarche chlororhynchos     

1988.01   21.03.1988   Fauna of Nightingale Island   5v set   
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    5p     250     Inaccessible Island Finch     Nesospiza acunhae     
    10p     220     Tristan Thrush     Turdus eremita     
    20p     61     Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross     Thalassarche chlororhynchos     
    25p     63     Great Shearwater     Ardenna gravis     

1988.02   10.12.1988   Augustus Earle's paintings   12v set   
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    10p     61     Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross     Thalassarche chlororhynchos     

1989.01   06.02.1989   Fauna of Gough Island   5v set   
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    5p     63     Northern Giant Petrel     Macronectes halli     
    10p     30     Gough Moorhen     Gallinula comeri     
    20p     250     Gough Finch     Rowettia goughensis     
    25p     61     Sooty Albatross     Phoebetria fusca     

1989.02   20.11.1989   Vagrant birds      
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    10p     70     Western Cattle Egret     Bubulcus ibis     
    25p     49     Spotted Sandpiper     Actitis macularius     
    35p     30     Purple Gallinule     Porphyrio martinica     
    50p     187     Barn Swallow     Hirundo rustica     

1991.01   01.10.1991   WWF      
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    8p     30     Gough Moorhen     Gallinula comeri     
    10p     250     Gough Finch     Rowettia goughensis     
    12p     30     Gough Moorhen     Gallinula comeri     
    15p     250     Gough Finch     Rowettia goughensis     

1994.01   21.11.1994   Island livestock   4v set   
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    35p     13     Mallard     Anas platyrhynchos     

1996.01   01.10.1996   Gough Island as world heritage site      
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    15p     30     Gough Moorhen     Gallinula comeri     
    20p     61     Wandering Albatross     Diomedea exulans     
    45p     61     Sooty Albatross     Phoebetria fusca     
    60p     250     Gough Finch     Rowettia goughensis     

1997.01   20.06.1997   Return of Hong Kong to China      1996.01
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    60p     250     Gough Finch     Rowettia goughensis     MS

1999.01   27.04.1999   WWF      
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    5p     61     Wandering Albatross     Diomedea exulans     
    8p     61     Wandering Albatross     Diomedea exulans     
    12p     61     Wandering Albatross     Diomedea exulans     
    15p     61     Wandering Albatross     Diomedea exulans     

2000.01   01.01.2000   Millennium      
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    20p     61     Wandering Albatross     Diomedea exulans     
    30p     63     Cape Petrel     Daption capense     
    50p     63     Southern Giant Petrel     Macronectes giganteus     
    60p     52     Antarctic Tern     Sterna vittata     

2001.01   01.02.2001   Hong Kong 2001   Sheet   
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    30p     30     Inaccessible Island Rail     Atlantisia rogersi     
    45p     69     Black-faced Spoonbill     Platalea minor     

2001.02   01.10.2001   BirdLife International   Sheet   
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    35p     63     Spectacled Petrel     Procellaria conspicillata     
    35p     63     Spectacled Petrel     Procellaria conspicillata     
    35p     63     Spectacled Petrel     Procellaria conspicillata     
    35p     63     Spectacled Petrel     Procellaria conspicillata     
    35p     63     Spectacled Petrel     Procellaria conspicillata     

2003.01   07.05.2003   BirdLife International   White frame   
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    15p     61     Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross     Thalassarche chlororhynchos     
    30p     61     Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross     Thalassarche chlororhynchos     
    45p     61     Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross     Thalassarche chlororhynchos     
    50p     61     Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross     Thalassarche chlororhynchos     

2003.02   07.05.2003   BirdLife International   Sheet, no white frame   2003.01
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    15p     61     Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross     Thalassarche chlororhynchos     
    30p     61     Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross     Thalassarche chlororhynchos     
    45p     61     Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross     Thalassarche chlororhynchos     
    50p     61     Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross     Thalassarche chlororhynchos     
    1     61     Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross     Thalassarche chlororhynchos     New

2005.01   21.02.2005   The remote island   5v strip   
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    50p     59     Northern Rockhopper Penguin     Eudyptes moseleyi     

2005.02   28.03.2005   Gough Island   5v strip   
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    50p     30     Gough Moorhen     Gallinula comeri     

2005.03   18.04.2005   Inaccessible Island   5v strip   
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    50p     30     Inaccessible Island Rail     Atlantisia rogersi     

2005.04   01.06.2005   Bird definitives      
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    1p     63     Kerguelen Petrel     Aphrodroma brevirostris     
    3p     61     Sooty Albatross     Phoebetria fusca     
    5p     52     Antarctic Tern     Sterna vittata     
    8p     250     Inaccessible Island Finch     Nesospiza acunhae     
    10p     63     Cape Petrel     Daption capense     
    15p     30     Gough Moorhen     Gallinula comeri     
    20p     63     Northern Giant Petrel     Macronectes halli     
    25p     53     Brown Skua     Stercorarius antarcticus     
    35p     63     Great-winged Petrel     Pterodroma macroptera     
    1     63     Broad-billed Prion     Pachyptila vittata     
    2     63     Soft-plumaged Petrel     Pterodroma mollis     
    5     59     Northern Rockhopper Penguin     Eudyptes moseleyi     

2006.01   07.02.2006   Nightingale Island   5v strip   
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    50p     220     Tristan Thrush     Turdus eremita     

2006.02   30.03.2006   Middle Island   5v strip   
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    50p     63     Broad-billed Prion     Pachyptila vittata     

2006.03   01.06.2006   500th anniversary celebration   6v sheet   
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    30p     59     Northern Rockhopper Penguin     Eudyptes moseleyi     

2006.04   27.09.2006   Stoltenhoff Island   5v strip   
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    50p     53     Brown Skua     Stercorarius antarcticus     

2007.01   22.01.2007   The remote islands   6v sheet   
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    50p     61     Wandering Albatross     Diomedea exulans     

2007.02   01.07.2007   BirdLife International   Sheet   
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    50p     63     Great Shearwater     Ardenna gravis     
    50p     63     Great Shearwater     Ardenna gravis     
    50p     63     Great Shearwater     Ardenna gravis     
    50p     63     Great Shearwater     Ardenna gravis     
    50p     63     Great Shearwater     Ardenna gravis     
    50p     63     Great Shearwater     Ardenna gravis     

2008.01   01.08.2008   Allan Crawford   6v set   
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    20p     59     Northern Rockhopper Penguin     Eudyptes moseleyi     
    85p     59     Northern Rockhopper Penguin     Eudyptes moseleyi     
    and     61     Wandering Albatross     Diomedea exulans     

2010.01   06.09.2010   Surnames      
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    50p     42     Pied Avocet     Recurvirostra avosetta     
    50p     40     Eurasian Oystercatcher     Haematopus ostralegus     
    50p     78     Golden Eagle     Aquila chrysaetos     
    50p     84     Eurasian Hoopoe     Upupa epops     
    50p     78     Bald Eagle     Haliaeetus leucocephalus     

2010.02   01.11.2010   Definitives   12v set   
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    5p     61     Tristan Albatross     Diomedea dabbenena     
    10p     30     Inaccessible Island Rail     Atlantisia rogersi     
    1     61     Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross     Thalassarche chlororhynchos     
    2     250     Gough Finch     Rowettia goughensis     
    5     59     Northern Rockhopper Penguin     Eudyptes moseleyi     

2013.01   28.01.2013   WWF      
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    35p     61     Tristan Albatross     Diomedea dabbenena     White frame
    45p     61     Tristan Albatross     Diomedea dabbenena     White frame
    70p     61     Tristan Albatross     Diomedea dabbenena     White frame
    1.10     61     Tristan Albatross     Diomedea dabbenena     White frame

2013.02   28.01.2013   WWF   Sheet with 4 sets   2013.01
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    35p     61     Tristan Albatross     Diomedea dabbenena     No white frame
    45p     61     Tristan Albatross     Diomedea dabbenena     No white frame
    70p     61     Tristan Albatross     Diomedea dabbenena     No white frame
    1.10     61     Tristan Albatross     Diomedea dabbenena     No white frame

2013.03   28.01.2013   WWF      
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    3     61     Tristan Albatross     Diomedea dabbenena     MS

2014.01   18.06.2014   Tristan finches      
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    35p     250     Gough Finch     Rowettia goughensis     
    45p     250     Inaccessible Island Finch     Nesospiza acunhae     
    50p     250     Nightingale Island Finch     Nesospiza questi     
    1.50     250     Wilkins's Finch     Nesospiza wilkinsi     

2014.02   18.06.2014   Tristan finches      
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    2     250     Inaccessible Island Finch     Nesospiza acunhae     MS

2014.03   10.07.2014   Augustus Earle   4v set   
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    70p     63     Cape Petrel     Daption capense     

2015.01   08.04.2015   The potato essays   10v sheet   
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    50p     59     Northern Rockhopper Penguin     Eudyptes moseleyi     = 2008.01

2016.01   30.11.2016   Biodeversity I   6v set   
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    60p     52     Antarctic Tern     Sterna vittata     
    70p     220     Tristan Thrush     Turdus eremita     

2016.02   07.12.2016   Biodeversity II   6v set   
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    70p     30     Inaccessible Island Rail     Atlantisia rogersi     
    2     63     Spectacled Petrel     Procellaria conspicillata     

2017.01   13.10.2017   WWF      
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    35p     59     Northern Rockhopper Penguin     Eudyptes moseleyi     
    50p     59     Northern Rockhopper Penguin     Eudyptes moseleyi     
    1.50     59     Northern Rockhopper Penguin     Eudyptes moseleyi     
    2     59     Northern Rockhopper Penguin     Eudyptes moseleyi     

2017.02   13.10.2017   WWF   Sheet   2017.01
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    35p     59     Northern Rockhopper Penguin     Eudyptes moseleyi     
    50p     59     Northern Rockhopper Penguin     Eudyptes moseleyi     
    1.50     59     Northern Rockhopper Penguin     Eudyptes moseleyi     
    2     59     Northern Rockhopper Penguin     Eudyptes moseleyi     

2018.01   18.10.2018   Migratory species      
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    85p     61     Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross     Thalassarche chlororhynchos     
    85p     61     Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross     Thalassarche chlororhynchos     
    90p     63     Great Shearwater     Ardenna gravis     
    90p     63     Great Shearwater     Ardenna gravis     

2019.01   19.11.2019   Vagrant species   4v set   
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    45p     24     Yellow-billed Cuckoo     Coccyzus americanus     
    2     61     Indian Yellow-nosed Albatross     Thalassarche carteri     

2020.01   24.03.2020   25th anniversary world heritage site      
    35p     61     Tristan Albatross     Diomedea dabbenena     
    55p     250     Gough Finch     Rowettia goughensis     
    1.60     63     Spectacled Petrel     Procellaria conspicillata     
    1.80$     59     Northern Rockhopper Penguin     Eudyptes moseleyi     

2020.02   24.03.2020   25th anniversary world heritage site      
    3.50     30     Inaccessible Island Rail     Atlantisia rogersi     MS