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Bird stamps from Palau

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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1983.01   16.05.1983   Birds      
Palau Fruit Dove Ptilinopus pelewensis Morningbird Pachycephala tenebrosa Giant White-eye Megazosterops palauensis Palau Fantail Rhipidura lepida
20c     27     Palau Fruit Dove    Ptilinopus pelewensis     
20c     158     Morningbird    Pachycephala tenebrosa     
20c     203     Giant White-eye    Megazosterops palauensis     
20c     163     Palau Fantail    Rhipidura lepida     

1984.01   12.06.1984   Birds      
White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus White Tern Gygis alba Black-naped Tern Sterna sumatrana Black Noddy Anous minutus
40c     57     White-tailed Tropicbird    Phaethon lepturus     
40c     52     White Tern    Gygis alba     
40c     52     Black-naped Tern    Sterna sumatrana     
40c     52     Black Noddy    Anous minutus     

1985.01   06.02.1985   Audubon      
Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri
22c     63     Audubon's Shearwater    Puffinus lherminieri     
22c     63     Audubon's Shearwater    Puffinus lherminieri     
22c     63     Audubon's Shearwater    Puffinus lherminieri     
22c     63     Audubon's Shearwater    Puffinus lherminieri     
44c     63     Audubon's Shearwater    Puffinus lherminieri     

1986.01   24.02.1986   Songbirds      
Palau Flycatcher Myiagra erythrops Micronesian Myzomela Myzomela rubratra Blue-faced Parrotfinch Erythrura trichroa Dusky White-eye Zosterops finschii
44c     164     Palau Flycatcher    Myiagra erythrops     
44c     131     Micronesian Myzomela    Myzomela rubratra     
44c     230     Blue-faced Parrotfinch    Erythrura trichroa     
44c     203     Dusky White-eye    Zosterops finschii     
and     203     Citrine White-eye    Zosterops semperi     

1986.02   19.09.1986   International peace year   4v set   
Greater Crested Tern Thalasseus bergii
22c     52     Greater Crested Tern    Thalasseus bergii     

1986.03   18.11.1986   Christmas   5v strip   
White Tern Gygis alba
22c     52     White Tern    Gygis alba     

1987.01   24.11.1987   Christmas   5v strip   
White Tern Gygis alba White Tern Gygis alba Juan Fernandez Petrel Pterodroma externa
22c     52     White Tern    Gygis alba     
22c     52     White Tern    Gygis alba     
22c     63     Juan Fernandez Petrel    Pterodroma externa     

1988.01   29.02.1988   Birds      
Eurasian Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis Nankeen Night Heron Nycticorax caledonicus Buff-banded Rail Hypotaenidia philippensis
44c     49     Eurasian Whimbrel    Numenius phaeopus     
44c     70     Yellow Bittern    Ixobrychus sinensis     
44c     70     Nankeen Night Heron    Nycticorax caledonicus     
44c     30     Buff-banded Rail    Hypotaenidia philippensis     

1988.02   07.11.1988   Christmas   5v strip   
White Tern Gygis alba White Tern Gygis alba
25c     52     White Tern    Gygis alba     
and     66     Red-footed Booby    Sula sula     
and     27     Palau Fruit Dove    Ptilinopus pelewensis     
25c     52     White Tern    Gygis alba     
and     27     Palau Fruit Dove    Ptilinopus pelewensis     

1989.01   09.02.1989   Endangered birds      
Nicobar Pigeon Caloenas nicobarica Palau Ground Dove Pampusana canifrons Micronesian Megapode Megapodius laperouse Palau Owl Pyrroglaux podargina
45c     27     Nicobar Pigeon    Caloenas nicobarica     
45c     27     Palau Ground Dove    Pampusana canifrons     
45c     6     Micronesian Megapode    Megapodius laperouse     
45c     80     Palau Owl    Pyrroglaux podargina     

1989.02   17.05.1989   Hiroshige      
Not identified Not identified
1$          Not identified    Not identified     MS

1989.03   13.10.1989   Year of the young reader   10v set   
White Tern Gygis alba White Tern Gygis alba Blue-faced Parrotfinch Erythrura trichroa
25c     52     White Tern    Gygis alba     
25c     52     White Tern    Gygis alba     
and     230     Blue-faced Parrotfinch    Erythrura trichroa     
25c     230     Blue-faced Parrotfinch    Erythrura trichroa     

1989.04   20.11.1989   Expo '89   20v sheet   
Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus Palau Flycatcher Myiagra erythrops Collared Kingfisher Todiramphus chloris Nankeen Night Heron Nycticorax caledonicus
25c     52     Bridled Tern    Onychoprion anaethetus     
25c     164     Palau Flycatcher    Myiagra erythrops     
25c     90     Collared Kingfisher    Todiramphus chloris     
25c     70     Nankeen Night Heron    Nycticorax caledonicus     

1989.05   18.12.1989   Christmas   Strip   
Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri Palau Fruit Dove Ptilinopus pelewensis Palau Fantail Rhipidura lepida Blue-faced Parrotfinch Erythrura trichroa Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus
25c     63     Audubon's Shearwater    Puffinus lherminieri     
and     52     Bridled Tern    Onychoprion anaethetus     
25c     27     Palau Fruit Dove    Ptilinopus pelewensis     
25c     52     White Tern    Gygis alba     
and     27     Palau Ground Dove    Pampusana canifrons     
and     49     Ruddy Turnstone    Arenaria interpres     
and     43     Common Ringed Plover    Charadrius hiaticula     
and     30     Slaty-legged Crake    Rallina eurizonoides     
and     163     Palau Fantail    Rhipidura lepida     
25c     230     Blue-faced Parrotfinch    Erythrura trichroa     
and     164     Palau Flycatcher    Myiagra erythrops     
and     131     Micronesian Myzomela    Myzomela rubratra     
25c     52     Black-headed Gull    Chroicocephalus ridibundus     
and     164     Palau Flycatcher    Myiagra erythrops     

1990.01   16.03.1990   Birds      
Siberian Rubythroat Calliope calliope Palau Bush Warbler Horornis annae Micronesian Starling Aplonis opaca Palau Cicadabird Edolisoma monacha
45c     223     Siberian Rubythroat    Calliope calliope     
45c     190     Palau Bush Warbler    Horornis annae     
45c     220     Micronesian Starling    Aplonis opaca     
45c     152     Palau Cicadabird    Edolisoma monacha     

1990.02   10.08.1990   Lagoon life   25v sheet   
White Tern Gygis alba White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus
25c     52     White Tern    Gygis alba     
and     43     Pacific Golden Plover    Pluvialis fulva     
and     49     Sanderling    Calidris alba     
25c     57     White-tailed Tropicbird    Phaethon lepturus     

1990.03   28.11.1990   Christmas   5v strip   
Palau Fruit Dove Ptilinopus pelewensis White Tern Gygis alba Eclectus Parrot Eclectus roratus
25c     27     Palau Fruit Dove    Ptilinopus pelewensis     
and     27     Palau Ground Dove    Pampusana canifrons     
25c     52     White Tern    Gygis alba     
25c     108     Eclectus Parrot    Eclectus roratus     

1991.01   18.04.1991   Birds      
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus Palau Fantail Rhipidura lepida Australasian Swamphen Porphyrio melanotus Palau Fruit Dove Ptilinopus pelewensis Greater Crested Tern Thalasseus bergii Pacific Reef Heron Egretta sacra Micronesian Imperial Pigeon Ducula oceanica Great Frigatebird Fregata minor Eastern Cattle Egret Bubulcus coromandus Sulphur-crested Cockatoo Cacatua galerita Blue-faced Parrotfinch Erythrura trichroa
4c     30     Common Moorhen    Gallinula chloropus     
19c     163     Palau Fantail    Rhipidura lepida     
23c     30     Australasian Swamphen    Porphyrio melanotus     
29c     27     Palau Fruit Dove    Ptilinopus pelewensis     
35c     52     Greater Crested Tern    Thalasseus bergii     
40c     70     Pacific Reef Heron    Egretta sacra     
45c     27     Micronesian Imperial Pigeon    Ducula oceanica     
50c     65     Great Frigatebird    Fregata minor     
95c     70     Eastern Cattle Egret    Bubulcus coromandus     
1.34$     106     Sulphur-crested Cockatoo    Cacatua galerita     
2$     230     Blue-faced Parrotfinch    Erythrura trichroa     

1991.02   23.08.1991   Birds   Booklet   1991.01
Palau Fantail Rhipidura lepida Palau Fantail Rhipidura lepida
19c     163     Palau Fantail    Rhipidura lepida     cl
19c     163     Palau Fantail    Rhipidura lepida     cr

1991.03   23.08.1991   Birds   Booklet   1991.01
Palau Fruit Dove Ptilinopus pelewensis Palau Fruit Dove Ptilinopus pelewensis
29c     27     Palau Fruit Dove    Ptilinopus pelewensis     cl
29c     27     Palau Fruit Dove    Ptilinopus pelewensis     cr

1991.04   23.08.1991   Birds   Booklet   1991.01
Palau Fantail Rhipidura lepida Palau Fruit Dove Ptilinopus pelewensis
19c     163     Palau Fantail    Rhipidura lepida     cl
29c     27     Palau Fruit Dove    Ptilinopus pelewensis     cr

1991.05   19.11.1991   PHILANIPPON '91   6v sheet   
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster Great Frigatebird Fregata minor
29c     66     Brown Booby    Sula leucogaster     
29c     65     Great Frigatebird    Fregata minor     

1992.01   06.04.1992   Birds      
Palau Bush Warbler Horornis annae Buff-banded Rail Hypotaenidia philippensis Palau Flycatcher Myiagra erythrops Little Pied Cormorant Microcarbo melanoleucos Palau Nightjar Caprimulgus phalaena Eclectus Parrot Eclectus roratus
1c     190     Palau Bush Warbler    Horornis annae     
6c     30     Buff-banded Rail    Hypotaenidia philippensis     
20c     164     Palau Flycatcher    Myiagra erythrops     
52c     68     Little Pied Cormorant    Microcarbo melanoleucos     
75c     17     Palau Nightjar    Caprimulgus phalaena     
5$     108     Eclectus Parrot    Eclectus roratus     

1992.02   25.05.1992   Age of discovery   20v sheet   
Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus
29c     63     Audubon's Shearwater    Puffinus lherminieri     
and     52     Royal Tern    Thalasseus maximus     
29c     57     White-tailed Tropicbird    Phaethon lepturus     

1992.03   05.06.1992   Environment and development conference   24v sheet   
Palau Fruit Dove Ptilinopus pelewensis Collared Lory Phigys solitarius
29c     27     Palau Fruit Dove    Ptilinopus pelewensis     
29c     108     Collared Lory    Phigys solitarius     
and     65     Great Frigatebird    Fregata minor     
and     57     Red-tailed Tropicbird    Phaethon rubricauda     

1992.04   10.09.1992   Birds      
Palau Bush Warbler Horornis annae
10$     190     Palau Bush Warbler    Horornis annae     

1992.05   01.10.1992   Christmas   5v strip   
Palau Fruit Dove Ptilinopus pelewensis Palau Fruit Dove Ptilinopus pelewensis
29c     27     Palau Fruit Dove    Ptilinopus pelewensis     
29c     27     Palau Fruit Dove    Ptilinopus pelewensis     

1993.01   07.07.1993   Animals   4v set   
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra
50c     66     Masked Booby    Sula dactylatra     

1993.02   26.12.1993   Christmas   5v strip   
Palau Fruit Dove Ptilinopus pelewensis Palau Fruit Dove Ptilinopus pelewensis
29c     27     Palau Fruit Dove    Ptilinopus pelewensis     
29c     27     Palau Fruit Dove    Ptilinopus pelewensis     

1994.01   22.04.1994   Sea birds      
Red-footed Booby Sula sula Great Frigatebird Fregata minor Brown Booby Sula leucogaster Little Pied Cormorant Microcarbo melanoleucos
50c     66     Red-footed Booby    Sula sula     
50c     65     Great Frigatebird    Fregata minor     
50c     66     Brown Booby    Sula leucogaster     
50c     68     Little Pied Cormorant    Microcarbo melanoleucos     

1994.02   16.08.1994   PHILAKOREA '94   Sheet   

Palau Fantail Rhipidura lepida Slaty-legged Crake Rallina eurizonoides Palau Swiftlet Aerodramus pelewensis Rusty-capped Kingfisher Todiramphus pelewensis Red-footed Booby Sula sula Great Frigatebird Fregata minor Palau Owl Pyrroglaux podargina Palau Fruit Dove Ptilinopus pelewensis
50c     163     Palau Fantail    Rhipidura lepida     
50c     30     Slaty-legged Crake    Rallina eurizonoides     
50c     20     Palau Swiftlet    Aerodramus pelewensis     
50c     90     Rusty-capped Kingfisher    Todiramphus pelewensis     
50c     66     Red-footed Booby    Sula sula     
50c     65     Great Frigatebird    Fregata minor     
50c     80     Palau Owl    Pyrroglaux podargina     
50c     27     Palau Fruit Dove    Ptilinopus pelewensis     

1994.03   23.11.1994   Christmas   5v strip   
Palau Fruit Dove Ptilinopus pelewensis Palau Fruit Dove Ptilinopus pelewensis
29c     27     Palau Fruit Dove    Ptilinopus pelewensis     
29c     27     Palau Fruit Dove    Ptilinopus pelewensis     

1995.01   24.03.1995   Birds      
Palau Swiftlet Aerodramus pelewensis Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica Palau Nightjar Caprimulgus phalaena White-breasted Woodswallow Artamus leucorynchus
50c     20     Palau Swiftlet    Aerodramus pelewensis     
50c     187     Barn Swallow    Hirundo rustica     
50c     17     Palau Nightjar    Caprimulgus phalaena     
50c     149     White-breasted Woodswallow    Artamus leucorynchus     

1995.02   22.04.1995   Earth day, prehistoric winged animals   18v sheet   
Diatryma Diatryma sp Archaeopteryx Archaeopteryx lithografica Ichtyornis Ichtyornis sp
32c     0     Diatryma    Diatryma sp     
32c     0     Archaeopteryx    Archaeopteryx lithografica     
32c     0     Ichtyornis    Ichtyornis sp     

1995.03   15.08.1995   SINGAPORE '95   4v set   
Australian Pelican Pelecanus conspicillatus
32c     73     Australian Pelican    Pelecanus conspicillatus     

1995.04   15.09.1995   United Nations      
Palau Fruit Dove Ptilinopus pelewensis
2$     27     Palau Fruit Dove    Ptilinopus pelewensis     MS

1995.05   01.10.1995   First anniversary of independence   4v set   
Palau Fruit Dove Ptilinopus pelewensis
20c     27     Palau Fruit Dove    Ptilinopus pelewensis     

1996.01   10.07.1996   Birds over the Palau lagoon   Sheet   

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Eclectus Parrot  Eclectus roratus Nankeen Night Heron  Nycticorax caledonicus Micronesian Imperial Pigeon  Ducula oceanica Eclectus Parrot  Eclectus roratus White Tern  Gygis alba Brown Noddy  Anous stolidus Nicobar Pigeon  Caloenas nicobarica Yellow Bittern  Ixobrychus sinensis Little Pied Cormorant  Microcarbo melanoleucos Black-naped Tern  Sterna sumatrana White-tailed Tropicbird  Phaethon lepturus Sulphur-crested Cockatoo  Cacatua galerita Black Noddy  Anous minutus Bridled Tern  Onychoprion anaethetus Pacific Reef Heron  Egretta sacra Grey-tailed Tattler  Tringa brevipes Pacific Reef Heron  Egretta sacra Audubon's Shearwater  Puffinus lherminieri Black-headed Gull  Chroicocephalus ridibundus Ruddy Turnstone  Arenaria interpres
50c     108     Eclectus Parrot    Eclectus roratus     
50c     70     Nankeen Night Heron    Nycticorax caledonicus     
50c     27     Micronesian Imperial Pigeon    Ducula oceanica     
50c     108     Eclectus Parrot    Eclectus roratus     
50c     52     White Tern    Gygis alba     
50c     52     Brown Noddy    Anous stolidus     
50c     27     Nicobar Pigeon    Caloenas nicobarica     
50c     70     Yellow Bittern    Ixobrychus sinensis     
50c     68     Little Pied Cormorant    Microcarbo melanoleucos     
50c     52     Black-naped Tern    Sterna sumatrana     
50c     57     White-tailed Tropicbird    Phaethon lepturus     
50c     106     Sulphur-crested Cockatoo    Cacatua galerita     
50c     52     Black Noddy    Anous minutus     
50c     52     Bridled Tern    Onychoprion anaethetus     
50c     70     Pacific Reef Heron    Egretta sacra     
50c     49     Grey-tailed Tattler    Tringa brevipes     
50c     70     Pacific Reef Heron    Egretta sacra     
50c     63     Audubon's Shearwater    Puffinus lherminieri     
50c     52     Black-headed Gull    Chroicocephalus ridibundus     
50c     49     Ruddy Turnstone    Arenaria interpres     

1997.01   05.04.1997   Palau's avian environment   12v sheet   

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Pacific Black Duck  Anas superciliosa Red Junglefowl  Gallus gallus Nicobar Pigeon  Caloenas nicobarica Micronesian Myzomela  Myzomela rubratra Yellow Bittern  Ixobrychus sinensis Eclectus Parrot  Eclectus roratus Micronesian Imperial Pigeon  Ducula oceanica Micronesian Starling  Aplonis opaca Collared Kingfisher  Todiramphus chloris Palau Fruit Dove  Ptilinopus pelewensis Tricolored Munia  Lonchura malacca
20c     13     Pacific Black Duck    Anas superciliosa     
20c     10     Red Junglefowl    Gallus gallus     
20c     27     Nicobar Pigeon    Caloenas nicobarica     
20c     131     Micronesian Myzomela    Myzomela rubratra     
20c     70     Yellow Bittern    Ixobrychus sinensis     
and     30     Australasian Swamphen    Porphyrio melanotus     
20c     108     Eclectus Parrot    Eclectus roratus     
20c     27     Micronesian Imperial Pigeon    Ducula oceanica     
20c     220     Micronesian Starling    Aplonis opaca     
20c     90     Collared Kingfisher    Todiramphus chloris     
20c     27     Palau Fruit Dove    Ptilinopus pelewensis     
20c     230     Tricolored Munia    Lonchura malacca     

1997.02   02.06.1997   Hiroshige   5v sheet   
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica Ornate Lorikeet Trichoglossus ornatus Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis Japanese Tit Parus minor
32c     187     Barn Swallow    Hirundo rustica     
32c     108     Ornate Lorikeet    Trichoglossus ornatus     
32c     32     Red-crowned Crane    Grus japonensis     
32c     181     Japanese Tit    Parus minor     

1997.03   02.06.1997   Hiroshige      
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
2$     90     Common Kingfisher    Alcedo atthis     MS
2$     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     MS

1999.01   01.02.1999   Environmental heroes   16v sheet   
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Green Honeycreeper Chlorophanes spiza
33c     13     Mallard    Anas platyrhynchos     
33c     252     Green Honeycreeper    Chlorophanes spiza     
and     252     Cinnamon-bellied Flowerpiercer    Diglossa baritula     

2000.01   14.04.2000   Native birds of Palau   Sheet   
Slaty-legged Crake Rallina eurizonoides Rusty-capped Kingfisher Todiramphus pelewensis Little Pied Cormorant Microcarbo melanoleucos Pacific Reef Heron Egretta sacra Nicobar Pigeon Caloenas nicobarica Nankeen Night Heron Nycticorax caledonicus
20c     30     Slaty-legged Crake    Rallina eurizonoides     
20c     90     Rusty-capped Kingfisher    Todiramphus pelewensis     
20c     68     Little Pied Cormorant    Microcarbo melanoleucos     
20c     70     Pacific Reef Heron    Egretta sacra     
20c     27     Nicobar Pigeon    Caloenas nicobarica     
20c     70     Nankeen Night Heron    Nycticorax caledonicus     

2000.02   14.04.2000   Native birds of Palau   Sheet   
Palau Ground Dove Pampusana canifrons Palau Owl Pyrroglaux podargina Palau Flycatcher Myiagra erythrops Palau Bush Warbler Horornis annae Palau Fantail Rhipidura lepida Morningbird Pachycephala tenebrosa
33c     27     Palau Ground Dove    Pampusana canifrons     
33c     80     Palau Owl    Pyrroglaux podargina     
33c     164     Palau Flycatcher    Myiagra erythrops     
33c     190     Palau Bush Warbler    Horornis annae     
33c     163     Palau Fantail    Rhipidura lepida     
33c     158     Morningbird    Pachycephala tenebrosa     

2000.03   14.04.2000   Native birds of Palau      
Palau Fruit Dove Ptilinopus pelewensis Giant White-eye Megazosterops palauensis
2$     27     Palau Fruit Dove    Ptilinopus pelewensis     MS
2$     203     Giant White-eye    Megazosterops palauensis     MS

2000.04   20.06.2000   Prehistoric animals   6v sheet   
Archaeopteryx Archaeopteryx lithografica
20c     0     Archaeopteryx    Archaeopteryx lithografica     

2000.05   20.06.2000   New and recovering species   6v sheet   
Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis
33c     78     Bald Eagle    Haliaeetus leucocephalus     
33c     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     
33c     73     Brown Pelican    Pelecanus occidentalis     

2000.06   20.06.2000   New and recovering species   6v sheet   
Cackling Goose Branta hutchinsii Palau Owl Pyrroglaux podargina Jocotoco Antpitta Grallaria ridgelyi
33c     13     Cackling Goose    Branta hutchinsii     
33c     80     Palau Owl    Pyrroglaux podargina     
33c     118     Jocotoco Antpitta    Grallaria ridgelyi     

2000.07   29.12.2000   Pacific flora and fauna   6v sheet   
33c     90     Little Kingfisher    Ceyx pusillus     

2001.01   26.12.2001   Birds of Palau   Sheet   
Yellow-faced Myna Mino dumontii Philippine Pitta Erythropitta erythrogaster Red-bearded Bee-eater Nyctyornis amictus Superb Fruit Dove Ptilinopus superbus Coppersmith Barbet Psilopogon haemacephalus Diard's Trogon Harpactes diardii
55c     220     Yellow-faced Myna    Mino dumontii     
55c     114     Philippine Pitta    Erythropitta erythrogaster     
55c     93     Red-bearded Bee-eater    Nyctyornis amictus     
55c     27     Superb Fruit Dove    Ptilinopus superbus     
55c     99     Coppersmith Barbet    Psilopogon haemacephalus     
55c     83     Diard's Trogon    Harpactes diardii     

2001.02   26.12.2001   Birds of Palau   Sheet   
Spectacled Monarch Symposiachrus trivirgatus Malayan Banded Pitta Hydrornis irena Rufous-backed Kingfisher Ceyx rufidorsa Pacific Robin Petroica pusilla Australian Golden Whistler Pachycephala pectoralis Chestnut-backed Jewel-babbler Ptilorrhoa castanonota
60c     164     Spectacled Monarch    Symposiachrus trivirgatus     
60c     114     Malayan Banded Pitta    Hydrornis irena     
60c     90     Rufous-backed Kingfisher    Ceyx rufidorsa     
60c     170     Pacific Robin    Petroica pusilla     
60c     158     Australian Golden Whistler    Pachycephala pectoralis     
60c     143     Chestnut-backed Jewel-babbler    Ptilorrhoa castanonota     

2001.03   26.12.2001   Birds of Palau      
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis Indian Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone paradisi
2$     90     Common Kingfisher    Alcedo atthis     MS
2$     164     Indian Paradise Flycatcher    Terpsiphone paradisi     MS

2002.01   20.02.2002   Birds      
Silvereye Zosterops lateralis Great Frigatebird Fregata minor Eclectus Parrot Eclectus roratus Red-footed Booby Sula sula Eastern Cattle Egret Bubulcus coromandus Cardinal Myzomela Myzomela cardinalis Blue-faced Parrotfinch Erythrura trichroa Rufous Fantail Rhipidura rufifrons White-faced Storm Petrel Pelagodroma marina Willie Wagtail Rhipidura leucophrys Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus Coconut Lorikeet Trichoglossus haematodus Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus Buff-banded Rail Hypotaenidia philippensis Great Stone-curlew Esacus recurvirostris Common Tern Sterna hirundo Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres Collared Kingfisher Todiramphus chloris Sulphur-crested Cockatoo Cacatua galerita Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
1c     203     Silvereye    Zosterops lateralis     
2c     65     Great Frigatebird    Fregata minor     
3c     108     Eclectus Parrot    Eclectus roratus     
4c     66     Red-footed Booby    Sula sula     
5c     70     Eastern Cattle Egret    Bubulcus coromandus     
10c     131     Cardinal Myzomela    Myzomela cardinalis     
11c     230     Blue-faced Parrotfinch    Erythrura trichroa     
15c     163     Rufous Fantail    Rhipidura rufifrons     
20c     60     White-faced Storm Petrel    Pelagodroma marina     
21c     163     Willie Wagtail    Rhipidura leucophrys     
23c     52     Black-headed Gull    Chroicocephalus ridibundus     
50c     49     Western Sandpiper    Calidris mauri     
57c     57     Red-billed Tropicbird    Phaethon aethereus     
70c     108     Coconut Lorikeet    Trichoglossus haematodus     
80c     30     Common Moorhen    Gallinula chloropus     
1$     30     Buff-banded Rail    Hypotaenidia philippensis     
2$     37     Great Stone-curlew    Esacus recurvirostris     
3$     52     Common Tern    Sterna hirundo     
3.50$     49     Ruddy Turnstone    Arenaria interpres     
3.95$     90     Collared Kingfisher    Todiramphus chloris     
5$     106     Sulphur-crested Cockatoo    Cacatua galerita     
10$     187     Barn Swallow    Hirundo rustica     

2003.01   01.04.2003   Birds      
Australian Golden Whistler Pachycephala pectoralis Silvereye Zosterops lateralis
26c     158     Australian Golden Whistler    Pachycephala pectoralis     
37c     203     Silvereye    Zosterops lateralis     

2004.01   13.10.2004   Birds of Palau   Sheet   
Tricolored Parrotfinch Erythrura tricolor Palau Flycatcher Myiagra erythrops Palau Swiftlet Aerodramus pelewensis Citrine White-eye Zosterops semperi
80c     230     Tricolored Parrotfinch    Erythrura tricolor     
80c     164     Palau Flycatcher    Myiagra erythrops     
80c     20     Palau Swiftlet    Aerodramus pelewensis     
80c     203     Citrine White-eye    Zosterops semperi     

2004.02   13.10.2004   Birds of Palau      
Giant White-eye Megazosterops palauensis
2$     203     Giant White-eye    Megazosterops palauensis     MS

2004.03   13.10.2004   Prehistoric animals      
Archaeopteryx Archaeopteryx lithografica
2$     0     Archaeopteryx    Archaeopteryx lithografica     MS

2005.01   26.01.2005   Lunar new year   Sheet   
Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus
50c     10     Red Junglefowl    Gallus gallus     
50c     10     Red Junglefowl    Gallus gallus     
50c     10     Red Junglefowl    Gallus gallus     
50c     10     Red Junglefowl    Gallus gallus     

2005.02   04.04.2005   H C Andersen   3v sheet   
Mute Swan Cygnus olor
1$     13     Mute Swan    Cygnus olor     

2005.03   27.06.2005   Nature's wisdom   4v sheet   
Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
80c     52     Ring-billed Gull    Larus delawarensis     

2006.01   21.02.2006   Birds      
Black Oystercatcher Haematopus bachmani Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
24c     40     Black Oystercatcher    Haematopus bachmani     
39c     70     Great Blue Heron    Ardea herodias     

2007.01   01.03.2007   Endemic birds   Sheet   
Palau Owl Pyrroglaux podargina Palau Fruit Dove Ptilinopus pelewensis Palau Ground Dove Pampusana canifrons Morningbird Pachycephala tenebrosa Micronesian Megapode Megapodius laperouse Rusty-capped Kingfisher Todiramphus pelewensis
50c     80     Palau Owl    Pyrroglaux podargina     
50c     27     Palau Fruit Dove    Ptilinopus pelewensis     
50c     27     Palau Ground Dove    Pampusana canifrons     
50c     158     Morningbird    Pachycephala tenebrosa     
50c     6     Micronesian Megapode    Megapodius laperouse     
50c     90     Rusty-capped Kingfisher    Todiramphus pelewensis     

2007.02   01.03.2007   Endemic birds   Sheet   
Palau Flycatcher Myiagra erythrops Palau Fantail Rhipidura lepida Palau Bush Warbler Horornis annae Giant White-eye Megazosterops palauensis Dusky White-eye Zosterops finschii Palau Swiftlet Aerodramus pelewensis
50c     164     Palau Flycatcher    Myiagra erythrops     
50c     163     Palau Fantail    Rhipidura lepida     
50c     190     Palau Bush Warbler    Horornis annae     
50c     203     Giant White-eye    Megazosterops palauensis     
50c     203     Dusky White-eye    Zosterops finschii     
50c     20     Palau Swiftlet    Aerodramus pelewensis     

2007.03   16.05.2007   Birds of Southeast Asia   Sheet   
Red-billed Leiothrix Leiothrix lutea Greater Necklaced Laughingthrush Pterorhinus pectoralis Wahnes's Parotia Parotia wahnesi White-bellied Erpornis Erpornis zantholeuca
80c     207     Red-billed Leiothrix    Leiothrix lutea     
80c     207     Greater Necklaced Laughingthrush    Pterorhinus pectoralis     
80c     169     Wahnes's Parotia    Parotia wahnesi     
80c     160     White-bellied Erpornis    Erpornis zantholeuca     

2007.04   16.05.2007   Birds of Southeast Asia      
Wilson's Bird-of-paradise Diphyllodes respublica
2$     169     Wilson's Bird-of-paradise    Diphyllodes respublica     MS

2008.01   28.05.2008   Sir Edmund Hillary   4v sheet   
Major Mitchell's Cockatoo Lophochroa leadbeateri
90c     106     Major Mitchell's Cockatoo    Lophochroa leadbeateri     
and     106     Palm Cockatoo    Probosciger aterrimus     

2011.01   14.07.2011   Seabirds   Sheet   

Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Red-footed Booby Sula sula Australian Pelican Pelecanus conspicillatus Little Pied Cormorant Microcarbo melanoleucos
98c     70     Western Cattle Egret    Bubulcus ibis     
98c     66     Red-footed Booby    Sula sula     
98c     73     Australian Pelican    Pelecanus conspicillatus     
98c     68     Little Pied Cormorant    Microcarbo melanoleucos     

2011.02   14.07.2011   Seabirds   Sheet   

Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda Intermediate Egret Ardea intermedia Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis
98c     52     Black-headed Gull    Chroicocephalus ridibundus     
98c     57     Red-tailed Tropicbird    Phaethon rubricauda     
98c     70     Intermediate Egret    Ardea intermedia     
98c     70     Yellow Bittern    Ixobrychus sinensis     

2011.03   14.07.2011   Seabirds      
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus Greater Crested Tern Thalasseus bergii
2$     52     Brown Noddy    Anous stolidus     MS
2$     52     Greater Crested Tern    Thalasseus bergii     MS

2014.01   14.08.2014   Gulls   Sheet   
Black-tailed Gull Larus crassirostris Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus European Herring Gull Larus argentatus Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
1$     52     Black-tailed Gull    Larus crassirostris     
1$     52     Great Black-backed Gull    Larus marinus     
1$     52     European Herring Gull    Larus argentatus     
1$     52     Ring-billed Gull    Larus delawarensis     
1$     52     Ring-billed Gull    Larus delawarensis     
1$     52     Ring-billed Gull    Larus delawarensis     

2014.02   14.08.2014   Gulls   Sheet   
European Herring Gull Larus argentatus European Herring Gull Larus argentatus Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus
1$     52     European Herring Gull    Larus argentatus     
1$     52     European Herring Gull    Larus argentatus     
and     52     Lesser Black-backed Gull    Larus fuscus     
1$     52     Great Black-backed Gull    Larus marinus     
and     52     Lesser Black-backed Gull    Larus fuscus     
1$     52     Lesser Black-backed Gull    Larus fuscus     
1$     52     Great Black-backed Gull    Larus marinus     
1$     52     Lesser Black-backed Gull    Larus fuscus     

2014.03   14.08.2014   Owls   Sheet   
Buffy Fish Owl Ketupa ketupu Barking Owl Ninox connivens Morepork Ninox novaeseelandiae Indian Scops Owl Otus bakkamoena
1$     80     Buffy Fish Owl    Ketupa ketupu     
1$     80     Barking Owl    Ninox connivens     
1$     80     Morepork    Ninox novaeseelandiae     
1$     80     Indian Scops Owl    Otus bakkamoena     

2014.04   14.08.2014   Owls      
Ural Owl Strix uralensis Little Owl Athene noctua
3$     80     Ural Owl    Strix uralensis     MS
4$     80     Little Owl    Athene noctua     MS

2015.01   15.06.2015   Birds of the South Pacific   Sheet   

Eclectus Parrot Eclectus roratus Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus Collared Kingfisher Todiramphus chloris Black Kite Milvus migrans
65c     108     Eclectus Parrot    Eclectus roratus     
65c     78     Brahminy Kite    Haliastur indus     
65c     52     Whiskered Tern    Chlidonias hybrida     
65c     42     Black-winged Stilt    Himantopus himantopus     
65c     90     Collared Kingfisher    Todiramphus chloris     
65c     78     Black Kite    Milvus migrans     

2015.02   15.06.2015   Birds of the South Pacific      
Sulphur-crested Cockatoo Cacatua galerita
4$     106     Sulphur-crested Cockatoo    Cacatua galerita     MS

2016.01   22.09.2016   Rare birds of Palau   Sheet   
Dusky White-eye Zosterops finschii Palau Flycatcher Myiagra erythrops Palau Fantail Rhipidura lepida Giant White-eye Megazosterops palauensis
1.50$     203     Dusky White-eye    Zosterops finschii     
1.50$     164     Palau Flycatcher    Myiagra erythrops     
1.50$     163     Palau Fantail    Rhipidura lepida     
1.50$     203     Giant White-eye    Megazosterops palauensis     

2016.02   22.09.2016   Rare birds of Palau      
Palau Fruit Dove Ptilinopus pelewensis
5$     27     Palau Fruit Dove    Ptilinopus pelewensis     MS

2017.01   15.05.2017   Animals oif the world   4v sheet   
Alexandrine Parakeet Psittacula eupatria
2$     108     Alexandrine Parakeet    Psittacula eupatria     

2018.01   24.01.2018   Colorful birds of the world   Sheet   

Red Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea rubra Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis European Robin Erithacus rubecula Bali Myna Leucopsar rothschildi Sulphur-crested Cockatoo Cacatua galerita Bluethroat Luscinia svecica
50c     169     Red Bird-of-paradise    Paradisaea rubra     
50c     251     Northern Cardinal    Cardinalis cardinalis     
1.50$     223     European Robin    Erithacus rubecula     
1.50$     220     Bali Myna    Leucopsar rothschildi     
2$     106     Sulphur-crested Cockatoo    Cacatua galerita     
2.50$     223     Bluethroat    Luscinia svecica     

2018.02   24.01.2018   Colorful birds of the world   Sheet   
Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica Lilac-breasted Roller Coracias caudatus Nicobar Pigeon Caloenas nicobarica
1.25$     54     Atlantic Puffin    Fratercula arctica     
2.25$     88     Lilac-breasted Roller    Coracias caudatus     
3.25$     27     Nicobar Pigeon    Caloenas nicobarica     

2018.03   05.07.2018   National bird   Sheet   
Palau Fruit Dove Ptilinopus pelewensis
2$     27     Palau Fruit Dove    Ptilinopus pelewensis     

2018.04   10.12.2018   Seabirds   Sheet   
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola Bulwer's Petrel Bulweria bulwerii Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva Common Tern Sterna hirundo
25c     52     Sooty Tern    Onychoprion fuscatus     
50c     43     Grey Plover    Pluvialis squatarola     
1$     63     Bulwer's Petrel    Bulweria bulwerii     
1.50$     52     Whiskered Tern    Chlidonias hybrida     
2$     43     Pacific Golden Plover    Pluvialis fulva     
2.50$     52     Common Tern    Sterna hirundo     

2018.05   10.12.2018   Seabirds   Sheet   
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus Dunlin Calidris alpina Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
1$     52     Brown Noddy    Anous stolidus     
2$     49     Dunlin    Calidris alpina     
3$     49     Ruddy Turnstone    Arenaria interpres     

2018.06   19.12.2018   Nicobar Pigeon   Sheet   
Nicobar Pigeon Caloenas nicobarica Nicobar Pigeon Caloenas nicobarica Nicobar Pigeon Caloenas nicobarica Nicobar Pigeon Caloenas nicobarica
1$     27     Nicobar Pigeon    Caloenas nicobarica     
1$     27     Nicobar Pigeon    Caloenas nicobarica     
2$     27     Nicobar Pigeon    Caloenas nicobarica     
2$     27     Nicobar Pigeon    Caloenas nicobarica     

2018.07   19.12.2018   Nicobar Pigeon   Sheet   
Nicobar Pigeon Caloenas nicobarica Nicobar Pigeon Caloenas nicobarica
3$     27     Nicobar Pigeon    Caloenas nicobarica     
3$     27     Nicobar Pigeon    Caloenas nicobarica     

2018.08   19.12.2018   Beautiful birds   Sheet   
Scaly-breasted Munia Lonchura punctulata Slaty-legged Crake Rallina eurizonoides Red-legged Crake Rallina fasciata Western Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava Nicobar Pigeon Caloenas nicobarica Palau Flycatcher Myiagra erythrops
25c     230     Scaly-breasted Munia    Lonchura punctulata     
50c     30     Slaty-legged Crake    Rallina eurizonoides     
75c     30     Red-legged Crake    Rallina fasciata     
1$     234     Western Yellow Wagtail    Motacilla flava     
1.50$     27     Nicobar Pigeon    Caloenas nicobarica     
2$     164     Palau Flycatcher    Myiagra erythrops     

2018.09   19.12.2018   Beautiful birds   Sheet   
Buff-banded Rail Hypotaenidia philippensis Micronesian Myzomela Myzomela rubratra Micronesian Myzomela Myzomela rubratra Buff-banded Rail Hypotaenidia philippensis
50c     30     Buff-banded Rail    Hypotaenidia philippensis     
1$     131     Micronesian Myzomela    Myzomela rubratra     
2$     131     Micronesian Myzomela    Myzomela rubratra     
3$     30     Buff-banded Rail    Hypotaenidia philippensis     

2018.10   19.12.2018   Beautiful birds      
Citrine White-eye Zosterops semperi
4$     203     Citrine White-eye    Zosterops semperi     MS

2018.11   27.12.2018   Pacific Waterfowl   Sheet   
Eurasian Teal Anas crecca Eurasian Teal Anas crecca Eurasian Wigeon Mareca penelope Eurasian Wigeon Mareca penelope Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
50c     13     Eurasian Teal    Anas crecca     
75c     13     Eurasian Teal    Anas crecca     
1$     13     Eurasian Wigeon    Mareca penelope     
1.25$     13     Eurasian Wigeon    Mareca penelope     
1.50$     13     Mallard    Anas platyrhynchos     
1.75$     13     Mallard    Anas platyrhynchos     

2018.12   27.12.2018   Pacific Waterfowl   Sheet   
Northern Pintail Anas acuta Northern Pintail Anas acuta Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula
50c     13     Northern Pintail    Anas acuta     
75c     13     Northern Pintail    Anas acuta     
1$     13     Northern Shoveler    Spatula clypeata     
1.25$     13     Northern Shoveler    Spatula clypeata     
1.50$     13     Tufted Duck    Aythya fuligula     
1.75$     13     Tufted Duck    Aythya fuligula     

2019.01   14.06.2019   Palau Conservation Society   8v sheet   
Micronesian Megapode Megapodius laperouse
55c     6     Micronesian Megapode    Megapodius laperouse     

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Location: Oceania, group of islands in the North Pacific Ocean
Population: 21,000
Climate: hot and humid
Terrain: varying geologically from the high, mountainous main island of Babelthuap to low, coral islands usually fringed by large barrier reefs

Birds: 149 species; 10 endemic

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