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Bird stamps from Grenadines (St V)

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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1974.01   24.04.1974   Overprint GRENADINES OF on St Vincent 1970.01      
Green Heron Butorides virescens Lesser Antillean Bullfinch Loxigilla noctis St. Vincent Amazon Amazona guildingii St. Vincent Solitaire Myadestes sibilans Scaly-naped Pigeon Patagioenas squamosa Bananaquit Coereba flaveola Purple-throated Carib Eulampis jugularis Mangrove Cuckoo Coccyzus minor Common Black Hawk Buteogallus anthracinus Spectacled Thrush Turdus nudigenis Lesser Antillean Tanager Stilpnia cucullata Antillean Euphonia Euphonia musica Western Barn Owl Tyto alba Yellow-bellied Elaenia Elaenia flavogaster Ruddy Quail-Dove Geotrygon montana
1c     70     Green Heron    Butorides virescens     
2c     252     Lesser Antillean Bullfinch    Loxigilla noctis     
3c     107     St. Vincent Amazon    Amazona guildingii     
4c     222     St. Vincent Solitaire    Myadestes sibilans     
5c     27     Scaly-naped Pigeon    Patagioenas squamosa     
6c     252     Bananaquit    Coereba flaveola     
8c     21     Purple-throated Carib    Eulampis jugularis     
10c     24     Mangrove Cuckoo    Coccyzus minor     
12c     78     Common Black Hawk    Buteogallus anthracinus     
20c     222     Spectacled Thrush    Turdus nudigenis     
25c     252     Lesser Antillean Tanager    Stilpnia cucullata     
50c     236     Antillean Euphonia    Euphonia musica     
1$     79     Western Barn Owl    Tyto alba     
2.50$     122     Yellow-bellied Elaenia    Elaenia flavogaster     
5$     27     Ruddy Quail-Dove    Geotrygon montana     

1974.02   07.06.1974   Overprint GRENADINES OF on St Vincent 1970.01      
Lesser Antillean Bullfinch Loxigilla noctis St. Vincent Amazon Amazona guildingii
2c     252     Lesser Antillean Bullfinch    Loxigilla noctis     
3c     107     St. Vincent Amazon    Amazona guildingii     

1978.01   11.05.1978   Birds and their eggs      
Tropical Mockingbird Mimus gilvus Mangrove Cuckoo Coccyzus minor Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus Smooth-billed Ani Crotophaga ani House Wren Troglodytes aedon Bananaquit Coereba flaveola Carib Grackle Quiscalus lugubris Caribbean Elaenia Elaenia martinica Collared Plover Charadrius collaris Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Red-footed Booby Sula sula Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus Grenada Flycatcher Myiarchus nugator Purple Gallinule Porphyrio martinica Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus Common Ground Dove Columbina passerina Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla Brown Noddy Anous stolidus Grey Kingbird Tyrannus dominicensis
1c     219     Tropical Mockingbird    Mimus gilvus     
2c     24     Mangrove Cuckoo    Coccyzus minor     
3c     77     Western Osprey    Pandion haliaetus     
4c     24     Smooth-billed Ani    Crotophaga ani     
5c     214     House Wren    Troglodytes aedon     
6c     252     Bananaquit    Coereba flaveola     
8c     248     Carib Grackle    Quiscalus lugubris     
10c     122     Caribbean Elaenia    Elaenia martinica     
12c     43     Collared Plover    Charadrius collaris     
15c     70     Western Cattle Egret    Bubulcus ibis     
20c     66     Red-footed Booby    Sula sula     
25c     57     Red-billed Tropicbird    Phaethon aethereus     
40c     52     Royal Tern    Thalasseus maximus     
50c     122     Grenada Flycatcher    Myiarchus nugator     
80c     30     Purple Gallinule    Porphyrio martinica     
1$     78     Broad-winged Hawk    Buteo platypterus     
2$     27     Common Ground Dove    Columbina passerina     
3$     52     Laughing Gull    Leucophaeus atricilla     
5$     52     Brown Noddy    Anous stolidus     
10$     122     Grey Kingbird    Tyrannus dominicensis     

1979.01   31.05.1979   Sir Rowland Hill   6v sheet   1978.01

Purple Gallinule Porphyrio martinica Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus Common Ground Dove Columbina passerina
80c     30     Purple Gallinule    Porphyrio martinica     "1979"
1$     78     Broad-winged Hawk    Buteo platypterus     "1979"
2$     27     Common Ground Dove    Columbina passerina     "1979"

1979.02   31.05.1979   Sir Rowland Hill   Booklet   1978.01
Purple Gallinule Porphyrio martinica Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus Common Ground Dove Columbina passerina
80c     30     Purple Gallinule    Porphyrio martinica     
1$     78     Broad-winged Hawk    Buteo platypterus     
2$     27     Common Ground Dove    Columbina passerina     

1979.03   26.07.1979   Birds and their eggs   "1979"   1978.01
Carib Grackle Quiscalus lugubris Red-footed Booby Sula sula Common Ground Dove Columbina passerina
8c     248     Carib Grackle    Quiscalus lugubris     
20c     66     Red-footed Booby    Sula sula     
2$     27     Common Ground Dove    Columbina passerina     

1980.01   24.04.1980   LONDON 1980   6v sheet   1978.01

Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus Grenada Flycatcher Myiarchus nugator Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla
40c     52     Royal Tern    Thalasseus maximus     "1980"
50c     122     Grenada Flycatcher    Myiarchus nugator     "1980"
3$     52     Laughing Gull    Leucophaeus atricilla     "1980"

1980.02   01.07.1980   Birds and their eggs   "1980"   1978.01
House Wren Troglodytes aedon Bananaquit Coereba flaveola Caribbean Elaenia Elaenia martinica Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus
5c     214     House Wren    Troglodytes aedon     
6c     252     Bananaquit    Coereba flaveola     
10c     122     Caribbean Elaenia    Elaenia martinica     
15c     70     Western Cattle Egret    Bubulcus ibis     
25c     57     Red-billed Tropicbird    Phaethon aethereus     

1983.01   26.04.1983   Surcharge on 1978.01      
Grenada Flycatcher Myiarchus nugator
45c     122     Grenada Flycatcher    Myiarchus nugator     

1986.01   26.11.1986   Birds of prey      
American Kestrel Falco sparverius Common Black Hawk Buteogallus anthracinus Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus
10c     104     American Kestrel    Falco sparverius     
45c     78     Common Black Hawk    Buteogallus anthracinus     
60c     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     
4$     77     Western Osprey    Pandion haliaetus     

1989.01   02.10.1989   Apollo 11   8v set   
Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
3$     78     Bald Eagle    Haliaeetus leucocephalus     

1990.01   26.11.1990   Birds of the West Indies      
Common Ground Dove Columbina passerina Purple Martin Progne subis Painted Bunting Passerina ciris Antillean Euphonia Euphonia musica Blue-grey Tanager Thraupis episcopus Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus Palmchat Dulus dominicus Northern Jacana Jacana spinosa Green-throated Carib Eulampis holosericeus St. Vincent Amazon Amazona guildingii
5c     27     Common Ground Dove    Columbina passerina     
25c     187     Purple Martin    Progne subis     
45c     251     Painted Bunting    Passerina ciris     
55c     236     Antillean Euphonia    Euphonia musica     
75c     252     Blue-grey Tanager    Thraupis episcopus     
1$     160     Red-eyed Vireo    Vireo olivaceus     
2$     177     Palmchat    Dulus dominicus     
3$     46     Northern Jacana    Jacana spinosa     
4$     21     Green-throated Carib    Eulampis holosericeus     
5$     107     St. Vincent Amazon    Amazona guildingii     

1990.02   26.11.1990   Birds of the West Indies   Sheet   
Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens Bananaquit Coereba flaveola
3$     65     Magnificent Frigatebird    Fregata magnificens     
3$     252     Bananaquit    Coereba flaveola     

1990.03   26.11.1990   Birds of the West Indies      
Red-legged Honeycreeper Cyanerpes cyaneus
6$     252     Red-legged Honeycreeper    Cyanerpes cyaneus     MS

1992.01   02.07.1992   Hummingbirds, Genova '92      
Antillean Crested Hummingbird Orthorhyncus cristatus Blue-tailed Emerald Chlorostilbon mellisugus Antillean Mango Anthracothorax dominicus Antillean Mango Anthracothorax dominicus Green-throated Carib Eulampis holosericeus Mexican Violetear Colibri thalassinus Blue-tailed Emerald Chlorostilbon mellisugus Purple-throated Carib Eulampis jugularis Copper-rumped Hummingbird Saucerottia tobaci Rufous-breasted Hermit Glaucis hirsutus Antillean Crested Hummingbird Orthorhyncus cristatus Green-breasted Mango Anthracothorax prevostii
5c     21     Antillean Crested Hummingbird    Orthorhyncus cristatus     
10c     21     Blue-tailed Emerald    Chlorostilbon mellisugus     
35c     21     Antillean Mango    Anthracothorax dominicus     
45c     21     Antillean Mango    Anthracothorax dominicus     
55c     21     Green-throated Carib    Eulampis holosericeus     
65c     21     Mexican Violetear    Colibri thalassinus     
75c     21     Blue-tailed Emerald    Chlorostilbon mellisugus     
1$     21     Purple-throated Carib    Eulampis jugularis     
2$     21     Copper-rumped Hummingbird    Saucerottia tobaci     
3$     21     Rufous-breasted Hermit    Glaucis hirsutus     
4$     21     Antillean Crested Hummingbird    Orthorhyncus cristatus     
5$     21     Green-breasted Mango    Anthracothorax prevostii     

1992.02   02.07.1992   Hummingbirds, Genova '92      

Blue-tailed Emerald Chlorostilbon mellisugus Antillean Mango Anthracothorax dominicus Antillean Crested Hummingbird Orthorhyncus cristatus
6$     21     Blue-tailed Emerald    Chlorostilbon mellisugus     MS
6$     21     Antillean Mango    Anthracothorax dominicus     MS
6$     21     Antillean Crested Hummingbird    Orthorhyncus cristatus     MS

1992.03   15.12.1992   Anniversaries and events      
10c          Not identified    Not identified     

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Location: Caribbean, islands between the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean
Status: No longer a stamp issuing entity; stamps are now being issued with island names

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