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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1903.01   29.06.1903   Overprint AITUTAKI on N Zealand 1898.01      
Huia Heteralocha acutirostris Southern Brown Kiwi Apteryx australis New Zealand Kaka Nestor meridionalis
3d     140     Huia    Heteralocha acutirostris †     
6d     3     Southern Brown Kiwi    Apteryx australis     
1s     105     New Zealand Kaka    Nestor meridionalis     
and     105     Kea    Nestor notabilis     

1973.01   14.05.1973   Overprint AITUTAKI on Cook 1973.01      
20c     52     White Tern    Gygis alba     

1974.01   15.07.1974   UPU, stamp on stamp   2v set   1903.01
Huia Heteralocha acutirostris
50c     140     Huia    Heteralocha acutirostris †     p 13½x14

1974.02   15.07.1974   UPU, stamp on stamp   2v sheet   1974.01
Huia Heteralocha acutirostris
50c     140     Huia    Heteralocha acutirostris †     p 13

1979.01   14.11.1979   Sir Rowland Hill, stamp on stamp   6v set   1903.01
Huia Heteralocha acutirostris
65c     140     Huia    Heteralocha acutirostris †     

1979.02   14.11.1979   Sir Rowland Hill, stamp on stamp   6v sheet   1979.01
Huia Heteralocha acutirostris
30c     140     Huia    Heteralocha acutirostris †     

1979.03   14.11.1979   Sir Rowland Hill, stamp on stamp   3x3v sheet   1979.01
Huia Heteralocha acutirostris
65c     140     Huia    Heteralocha acutirostris †     

1981.01   06.04.1981   Birds      
Gouldian Finch Chloebia gouldiae Common Starling Sturnus vulgaris Australian Golden Whistler Pachycephala pectoralis Pacific Robin Petroica pusilla Rufous Fantail Rhipidura rufifrons Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Java Sparrow Lonchura oryzivora Western Barn Owl Tyto alba Blue Lorikeet Vini peruviana White-breasted Woodswallow Artamus leucorynchus Australasian Swamphen Porphyrio melanotus Rock Dove Columba livia Chestnut-breasted Mannikin Lonchura castaneothorax Zebra Dove Geopelia striata Pacific Reef Heron Egretta sacra Common Myna Acridotheres tristis
1c     230     Gouldian Finch    Chloebia gouldiae     
1c     220     Common Starling    Sturnus vulgaris     
2c     158     Australian Golden Whistler    Pachycephala pectoralis     
2c     170     Pacific Robin    Petroica pusilla     
3c     163     Rufous Fantail    Rhipidura rufifrons     
3c     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     
4c     230     Java Sparrow    Lonchura oryzivora     
4c     79     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     
5c     108     Blue Lorikeet    Vini peruviana     
5c     149     White-breasted Woodswallow    Artamus leucorynchus     
6c     30     Australasian Swamphen    Porphyrio melanotus     
6c     27     Rock Dove    Columba livia     
10c     230     Chestnut-breasted Mannikin    Lonchura castaneothorax     
10c     27     Zebra Dove    Geopelia striata     
12c     70     Pacific Reef Heron    Egretta sacra     
12c     220     Common Myna    Acridotheres tristis     

1981.02   08.05.1981   Birds      
Black-browed Albatross Thalassarche melanophris Eurasian Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus White Tern Gygis alba Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva Brown Booby Sula leucogaster Pacific Black Duck Anas superciliosa Northern Pintail Anas acuta Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens
15c     61     Black-browed Albatross    Thalassarche melanophris     
15c     49     Eurasian Whimbrel    Numenius phaeopus     
20c     52     White Tern    Gygis alba     
20c     43     Pacific Golden Plover    Pluvialis fulva     
25c     66     Brown Booby    Sula leucogaster     
25c     13     Pacific Black Duck    Anas superciliosa     
30c     13     Northern Pintail    Anas acuta     
30c     65     Magnificent Frigatebird    Fregata magnificens     

1982.01   14.01.1982   Birds      
Tahiti Reed Warbler Acrocephalus caffer Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus Buff-banded Rail Hypotaenidia philippensis Polynesian Triller Lalage maculosa Southern Royal Albatross Diomedea epomophora Stephen's Lorikeet Vini stepheni Red-headed Parrotfinch Erythrura cyaneovirens Orange Fruit Dove Ptilinopus victor
35c     196     Tahiti Reed Warbler    Acrocephalus caffer     
35c     53     Pomarine Jaeger    Stercorarius pomarinus     
40c     30     Buff-banded Rail    Hypotaenidia philippensis     
40c     152     Polynesian Triller    Lalage maculosa     
50c     61     Southern Royal Albatross    Diomedea epomophora     
50c     108     Stephen's Lorikeet    Vini stepheni     
70c     230     Red-headed Parrotfinch    Erythrura cyaneovirens     
70c     27     Orange Fruit Dove    Ptilinopus victor     

1982.02   15.02.1982   Birds      
Chestnut-throated Flycatcher Myiagra castaneigularis Vanikoro Flycatcher Myiagra vanikorensis
1$     164     Chestnut-throated Flycatcher    Myiagra castaneigularis     
2$     164     Vanikoro Flycatcher    Myiagra vanikorensis     

1982.03   19.03.1982   Birds      
Red Avadavat Amandava amandava Flat-billed Kingfisher Todiramphus recurvirostris
4$     230     Red Avadavat    Amandava amandava     
5$     90     Flat-billed Kingfisher    Todiramphus recurvirostris     

1983.01   22.09.1983   Surcharge on 1981.02, 1982.01, 1982.03      
White Tern Gygis alba Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva Brown Booby Sula leucogaster Pacific Black Duck Anas superciliosa Northern Pintail Anas acuta Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus Tahiti Reed Warbler Acrocephalus caffer Polynesian Triller Lalage maculosa Buff-banded Rail Hypotaenidia philippensis Stephen's Lorikeet Vini stepheni Southern Royal Albatross Diomedea epomophora Red-headed Parrotfinch Erythrura cyaneovirens Orange Fruit Dove Ptilinopus victor Flat-billed Kingfisher Todiramphus recurvirostris
18c     52     White Tern    Gygis alba     
18c     43     Pacific Golden Plover    Pluvialis fulva     
36c     66     Brown Booby    Sula leucogaster     
36c     13     Pacific Black Duck    Anas superciliosa     
36c     13     Northern Pintail    Anas acuta     
36c     65     Magnificent Frigatebird    Fregata magnificens     
36c     53     Pomarine Jaeger    Stercorarius pomarinus     
36c     196     Tahiti Reed Warbler    Acrocephalus caffer     
48c     30     Buff-banded Rail    Hypotaenidia philippensis     
48c     152     Polynesian Triller    Lalage maculosa     
48c     61     Southern Royal Albatross    Diomedea epomophora     
48c     108     Stephen's Lorikeet    Vini stepheni     
72c     230     Red-headed Parrotfinch    Erythrura cyaneovirens     
72c     27     Orange Fruit Dove    Ptilinopus victor     
5.60$     90     Flat-billed Kingfisher    Todiramphus recurvirostris     

1984.01   13.02.1984   Birds, countryname white      1981.01
Gouldian Finch Chloebia gouldiae Common Starling Sturnus vulgaris Pacific Robin Petroica pusilla Australian Golden Whistler Pachycephala pectoralis Rufous Fantail Rhipidura rufifrons Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Western Barn Owl Tyto alba Java Sparrow Lonchura oryzivora White-breasted Woodswallow Artamus leucorynchus Blue Lorikeet Vini peruviana
2c     230     Gouldian Finch    Chloebia gouldiae     
3c     220     Common Starling    Sturnus vulgaris     
5c     170     Pacific Robin    Petroica pusilla     
10c     158     Australian Golden Whistler    Pachycephala pectoralis     
12c     163     Rufous Fantail    Rhipidura rufifrons     
18c     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     
24c     79     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     
30c     230     Java Sparrow    Lonchura oryzivora     
36c     149     White-breasted Woodswallow    Artamus leucorynchus     
48c     108     Blue Lorikeet    Vini peruviana     

1984.02   26.03.1984   Birds, countryname white      1981.01
Rock Dove Columba livia Australasian Swamphen Porphyrio melanotus Zebra Dove Geopelia striata Chestnut-breasted Mannikin Lonchura castaneothorax Common Myna Acridotheres tristis
50c     27     Rock Dove    Columba livia     
60c     30     Australasian Swamphen    Porphyrio melanotus     
72c     27     Zebra Dove    Geopelia striata     
96c     230     Chestnut-breasted Mannikin    Lonchura castaneothorax     
1.20$     220     Common Myna    Acridotheres tristis     

1984.03   30.04.1984   Birds, countryname white      1981.01, 1982.02
Pacific Reef Heron Egretta sacra Chestnut-throated Flycatcher Myiagra castaneigularis
2.10$     70     Pacific Reef Heron    Egretta sacra     
3$     164     Chestnut-throated Flycatcher    Myiagra castaneigularis     

1984.04   05.06.1984   Birds, countryname white      1982.02-3
Vanikoro Flycatcher Myiagra vanikorensis Red Avadavat Amandava amandava
4.20$     164     Vanikoro Flycatcher    Myiagra vanikorensis     
5.60$     230     Red Avadavat    Amandava amandava     

1984.05   02.07.1984   Birds, countryname white      1982.03
Flat-billed Kingfisher Todiramphus recurvirostris
9.60$     90     Flat-billed Kingfisher    Todiramphus recurvirostris     

1984.06   14.09.1984   Ausipex, stamp on stamp   3v set   1974.01, 1981.01
Huia Heteralocha acutirostris
1.40$     140     Huia    Heteralocha acutirostris †     
and     158     Australian Golden Whistler    Pachycephala pectoralis     

1984.07   14.09.1984   Ausipex, stamp on stamp   3v sheet   1984.06
Huia Heteralocha acutirostris
1.40$+5c     140     Huia    Heteralocha acutirostris †     
and     158     Australian Golden Whistler    Pachycephala pectoralis     

1985.01   22.03.1985   Audubon      
Grey Kingbird Tyrannus dominicensis Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus Summer Tanager Piranga rubra Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis Two-barred Crossbill Loxia leucoptera
55c     122     Grey Kingbird    Tyrannus dominicensis     
65c     174     Bohemian Waxwing    Bombycilla garrulus     
75c     251     Summer Tanager    Piranga rubra     
95c     251     Northern Cardinal    Cardinalis cardinalis     
1.15$     236     Two-barred Crossbill    Loxia leucoptera     

1985.02   09.08.1985   Overprint OHMS on 1984.01-02      
2c     230     Gouldian Finch    Chloebia gouldiae     
5c     170     Pacific Robin    Petroica pusilla     
10c     158     Australian Golden Whistler    Pachycephala pectoralis     
12c     163     Rufous Fantail    Rhipidura rufifrons     
18c     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     
20c     79     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     
30c     230     Java Sparrow    Lonchura oryzivora     
40c     149     White-breasted Woodswallow    Artamus leucorynchus     
50c     27     Rock Dove    Columba livia     
55c     108     Blue Lorikeet    Vini peruviana     
60c     30     Australasian Swamphen    Porphyrio melanotus     
65c     27     Zebra Dove    Geopelia striata     
80c     230     Chestnut-breasted Mannikin    Lonchura castaneothorax     

1986.01   04.08.1986   Overprint STAMPEX '86 on 1984.07   3v sheet   
Huia Heteralocha acutirostris
1.40$+5c     140     Huia    Heteralocha acutirostris †     
and     158     Australian Golden Whistler    Pachycephala pectoralis     

1986.02   01.10.1986   Overprint OHMS on 1984.03-05      
Chestnut-throated Flycatcher Myiagra castaneigularis Vanikoro Flycatcher Myiagra vanikorensis Red Avadavat Amandava amandava Flat-billed Kingfisher Todiramphus recurvirostris
3$     164     Chestnut-throated Flycatcher    Myiagra castaneigularis     
4.20$     164     Vanikoro Flycatcher    Myiagra vanikorensis     
5.60$     230     Red Avadavat    Amandava amandava     
9.60$     90     Flat-billed Kingfisher    Todiramphus recurvirostris     

1988.01   15.06.1988   Overprint OHMS on 1982.03, 1984.02-03      
Common Myna Acridotheres tristis Pacific Reef Heron Egretta sacra Red Avadavat Amandava amandava
1.20$     220     Common Myna    Acridotheres tristis     
2.10$     70     Pacific Reef Heron    Egretta sacra     
14$     230     Red Avadavat    Amandava amandava     

1989.01   28.07.1989   Apollo 11      
Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
75c     78     Bald Eagle    Haliaeetus leucocephalus     
1.15$     78     Bald Eagle    Haliaeetus leucocephalus     
1.80$     78     Bald Eagle    Haliaeetus leucocephalus     

1990.01   02.07.1990   Overprint OHMS on 1982.03      
Flat-billed Kingfisher Todiramphus recurvirostris
18$     90     Flat-billed Kingfisher    Todiramphus recurvirostris     

1990.02   05.12.1990   Overprint BIRDPEX '90 on 1982.02      
Chestnut-throated Flycatcher Myiagra castaneigularis Vanikoro Flycatcher Myiagra vanikorensis
1$     164     Chestnut-throated Flycatcher    Myiagra castaneigularis     
2$     164     Vanikoro Flycatcher    Myiagra vanikorensis     

1991.01   22.04.1991   Overprint ELISABETH II on 1982.03      
5$     90     Flat-billed Kingfisher    Todiramphus recurvirostris     

1994.01   20.07.1994   Apollo 11      
Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
2$     78     Bald Eagle    Haliaeetus leucocephalus     
2$     78     Bald Eagle    Haliaeetus leucocephalus     

2002.01   02.09.2002   WWF      
Blue Lorikeet Vini peruviana Blue Lorikeet Vini peruviana Blue Lorikeet Vini peruviana Blue Lorikeet Vini peruviana
80c     108     Blue Lorikeet    Vini peruviana     
90c     108     Blue Lorikeet    Vini peruviana     
1.15$     108     Blue Lorikeet    Vini peruviana     
1.95$     108     Blue Lorikeet    Vini peruviana     

2016.01   06.12.2016   WWF      
Chatham Albatross Thalassarche eremita Chatham Albatross Thalassarche eremita Chatham Albatross Thalassarche eremita Chatham Albatross Thalassarche eremita
1$     61     Chatham Albatross    Thalassarche eremita     White frame
1.70$     61     Chatham Albatross    Thalassarche eremita     White frame
2$     61     Chatham Albatross    Thalassarche eremita     White frame
2.40$     61     Chatham Albatross    Thalassarche eremita     White frame

2016.02   06.12.2016   WWF   Sheet with 2 sets   2016.01
Chatham Albatross Thalassarche eremita Chatham Albatross Thalassarche eremita Chatham Albatross Thalassarche eremita Chatham Albatross Thalassarche eremita
1$     61     Chatham Albatross    Thalassarche eremita     No white frame
1.70$     61     Chatham Albatross    Thalassarche eremita     No white frame
2$     61     Chatham Albatross    Thalassarche eremita     No white frame
2.40$     61     Chatham Albatross    Thalassarche eremita     No white frame

2018.01   04.05.2018   Birdpex      
Hawaiian Petrel Pterodroma sandwichensis Juan Fernandez Petrel Pterodroma externa
1$     63     Hawaiian Petrel    Pterodroma sandwichensis     
4.80$     63     Juan Fernandez Petrel    Pterodroma externa     

2018.02   27.12.2018   Birds of prey   White frames   
Bonelli's Eagle Aquila fasciata Pearl Kite Gampsonyx swainsonii Black-breasted Buzzard Hamirostra melanosternon Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus Crested Honey Buzzard Pernis ptilorhynchus Henst's Goshawk Accipiter henstii Cuban Black Hawk Buteogallus gundlachii Double-toothed Kite Harpagus bidentatus Crowned Eagle Stephanoaetus coronatus African Marsh Harrier Circus ranivorus White-bellied Sea Eagle Haliaeetus leucogaster Pacific Baza Aviceda subcristata
20c     78     Bonelli's Eagle    Aquila fasciata     
30c     78     Pearl Kite    Gampsonyx swainsonii     
40c     78     Black-breasted Buzzard    Hamirostra melanosternon     
50c     78     Brahminy Kite    Haliastur indus     
1$     78     Crested Honey Buzzard    Pernis ptilorhynchus     
2$     78     Henst's Goshawk    Accipiter henstii     
2.40$     78     Cuban Black Hawk    Buteogallus gundlachii     
2.60$     78     Double-toothed Kite    Harpagus bidentatus     
4.50$     78     Crowned Eagle    Stephanoaetus coronatus     
5$     78     African Marsh Harrier    Circus ranivorus     
and     78     Yellow-billed Kite    Milvus aegyptius     
7.50$     78     White-bellied Sea Eagle    Haliaeetus leucogaster     
10$     78     Pacific Baza    Aviceda subcristata     

2018.03   27.12.2018   Birds of prey   Sheet, part frames   2018.02
20c     78     Bonelli's Eagle    Aquila fasciata     
30c     78     Pearl Kite    Gampsonyx swainsonii     
40c     78     Black-breasted Buzzard    Hamirostra melanosternon     
50c     78     Brahminy Kite    Haliastur indus     
1$     78     Crested Honey Buzzard    Pernis ptilorhynchus     
2$     78     Henst's Goshawk    Accipiter henstii     

2018.04   27.12.2018   Birds of prey   Sheet, part frames   2018.02
2.40$     78     Cuban Black Hawk    Buteogallus gundlachii     
2.60$     78     Double-toothed Kite    Harpagus bidentatus     
4.50$     78     Crowned Eagle    Stephanoaetus coronatus     
5$     78     African Marsh Harrier    Circus ranivorus     
and     78     Yellow-billed Kite    Milvus aegyptius     
7.50$     78     White-bellied Sea Eagle    Haliaeetus leucogaster     
10$     78     Pacific Baza    Aviceda subcristata     

2018.05   27.12.2018   Birds of prey   Sheet, no frames   2018.02
20c     78     Bonelli's Eagle    Aquila fasciata     
30c     78     Pearl Kite    Gampsonyx swainsonii     
40c     78     Black-breasted Buzzard    Hamirostra melanosternon     
50c     78     Brahminy Kite    Haliastur indus     
1$     78     Crested Honey Buzzard    Pernis ptilorhynchus     
2$     78     Henst's Goshawk    Accipiter henstii     
2.40$     78     Cuban Black Hawk    Buteogallus gundlachii     
2.60$     78     Double-toothed Kite    Harpagus bidentatus     
4.50$     78     Crowned Eagle    Stephanoaetus coronatus     
5$     78     African Marsh Harrier    Circus ranivorus     
and     78     Yellow-billed Kite    Milvus aegyptius     
7.50$     78     White-bellied Sea Eagle    Haliaeetus leucogaster     
10$     78     Pacific Baza    Aviceda subcristata     

2019.01   05.08.2019   Surcharge on WWF 2016      2016.01
Chatham Albatross Thalassarche eremita Chatham Albatross Thalassarche eremita Chatham Albatross Thalassarche eremita Chatham Albatross Thalassarche eremita Chatham Albatross Thalassarche eremita Chatham Albatross Thalassarche eremita
50c     61     Chatham Albatross    Thalassarche eremita     
50c     61     Chatham Albatross    Thalassarche eremita     
50c     61     Chatham Albatross    Thalassarche eremita     
1$     61     Chatham Albatross    Thalassarche eremita     
1$     61     Chatham Albatross    Thalassarche eremita     
1$     61     Chatham Albatross    Thalassarche eremita     

Location: Oceania, island in the South Pacific Ocean, one of the Cook Islands

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