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Bird stamps from St Pierre & Miquelon

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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1909.01   Definitives      
Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus
25c     52     Glaucous Gull    Larus hyperboreus     Blue

1909.02   Definitives      1909.01
Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus
30c     52     Glaucous Gull    Larus hyperboreus     Brown and orange
35c     52     Glaucous Gull    Larus hyperboreus     
40c     52     Glaucous Gull    Larus hyperboreus     
45c     52     Glaucous Gull    Larus hyperboreus     
50c     52     Glaucous Gull    Larus hyperboreus     Green and brown
75c     52     Glaucous Gull    Larus hyperboreus     

1922.01   Definitives      1909.01
Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus
25c     52     Glaucous Gull    Larus hyperboreus     Green and brown
30c     52     Glaucous Gull    Larus hyperboreus     Red
50c     52     Glaucous Gull    Larus hyperboreus     Blue

1925.01   15.01.1925   Surcharge on 1909.02      
Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus
65c     52     Glaucous Gull    Larus hyperboreus     
85c     52     Glaucous Gull    Larus hyperboreus     

1925.02   07.09.1925   Definitives      1909.01
Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus
30c     52     Glaucous Gull    Larus hyperboreus     Brown and blue
50c     52     Glaucous Gull    Larus hyperboreus     Mauve

1926.01   Definitives      1909.01
Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus
30c     52     Glaucous Gull    Larus hyperboreus     Green
60c     52     Glaucous Gull    Larus hyperboreus     

1927.01   Surcharge on 1909.02      
90c     52     Glaucous Gull    Larus hyperboreus     

1928.01   Definitives      1909.01
65c     52     Glaucous Gull    Larus hyperboreus     

1930.01   Definitives      1909.01
90c     52     Glaucous Gull    Larus hyperboreus     

1942.01   Overprint FRANCE LIBRE on 1909.01      
30c     52     Glaucous Gull    Larus hyperboreus     

1963.01   04.03.1963   Birds      
Common Eider Somateria mollissima Rock Ptarmigan Lagopus muta Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus Blue-winged Teal Spatula discors
50c     13     Common Eider    Somateria mollissima     
1f     10     Rock Ptarmigan    Lagopus muta     
2f     43     Semipalmated Plover    Charadrius semipalmatus     
6f     13     Blue-winged Teal    Spatula discors     

1973.01   01.01.1973   Definitives      
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus
6c     13     Long-tailed Duck    Clangula hyemalis     
10c     54     Atlantic Puffin    Fratercula arctica     
20c     80     Snowy Owl    Bubo scandiacus     
40c     13     Long-tailed Duck    Clangula hyemalis     = 6c
70c     54     Atlantic Puffin    Fratercula arctica     = 10c
90c     80     Snowy Owl    Bubo scandiacus     = 20c

1974.01   09.12.1974   Island churches   3v set   
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
6c     52     Caspian Tern    Hydroprogne caspia     
and     54     Great Auk    Pinguinus impennis †     

1975.01   21.10.1975   Lighthouses   3v set   
Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica
6c     68     Double-crested Cormorant    Phalacrocorax auritus     
and     54     Common Murre    Uria aalge     
10c     54     Atlantic Puffin    Fratercula arctica     
and     13     Northern Pintail    Anas acuta     

1987.01   16.12.1987   Le Grand Barachois   Strip   

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Ruddy Duck  Oxyura jamaicensis Canada Goose  Branta canadensis
3f     13     Ruddy Duck    Oxyura jamaicensis     
3f     13     Canada Goose    Branta canadensis     

1988.01   07.11.1988   Natural heritage   Strip   

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Black Guillemot  Cepphus grylle Black Guillemot  Cepphus grylle
2.20f     54     Black Guillemot    Cepphus grylle     
13.70f     54     Black Guillemot    Cepphus grylle     

1991.01   18.10.1991   Natural heritage   2v strip   
Canada Goose Branta canadensis
14.50f     13     Canada Goose    Branta canadensis     

1992.01   14.09.1992   Natural heritage   2v strip   
Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
2.50f     102     Northern Flicker    Colaptes auratus     

1993.01   12.05.1993   Migratory birds      
Great Shearwater Ardenna gravis European Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria
5f     63     Great Shearwater    Ardenna gravis     
10f     43     European Golden Plover    Pluvialis apricaria     

1995.01   15.05.1995   Migratory birds      
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea
10f     52     Arctic Tern    Sterna paradisaea     

1996.01   20.05.1996   Migratory birds      
Hudsonian Whimbrel Numenius hudsonicus
15f     49     Hudsonian Whimbrel    Numenius hudsonicus     

1997.01   12.03.1997   Birds      
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo
3.80f     68     Great Cormorant    Phalacrocorax carbo     

1997.02   28.05.1997   Migratory birds      
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
5f     104     Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus     

1998.01   11.05.1998   The Eagle      
Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
10f     78     Bald Eagle    Haliaeetus leucocephalus     

1999.01   05.05.1999   Northern Pintail      
Northern Pintail Anas acuta
20f     13     Northern Pintail    Anas acuta     

2000.01   18.12.2000   Rough-legged Buzzard      
Rough-legged Buzzard Buteo lagopus
5f     78     Rough-legged Buzzard    Buteo lagopus     

2001.01   21.02.2001   Reflections      
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
5.20f     49     Ruddy Turnstone    Arenaria interpres     

2001.02   23.04.2001   Great Blue Heron      
Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
15f     70     Great Blue Heron    Ardea herodias     

2002.01   27.04.2002   Puffin      
Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica
2.50€     54     Atlantic Puffin    Fratercula arctica     

2003.01   19.06.2003   Gannet      
Northern Gannet Morus bassanus
2.50€     66     Northern Gannet    Morus bassanus     

2004.01   07.07.2004   Canada Goose      
Canada Goose Branta canadensis
2.50€     13     Canada Goose    Branta canadensis     

2005.01   22.06.2005   Piping Plover      
Piping Plover Charadrius melodus
2.50€     43     Piping Plover    Charadrius melodus     

2006.01   14.06.2006   Iceland Gull      
Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides
2.53€     52     Iceland Gull    Larus glaucoides     

2007.01   11.04.2007   Myrtle Warbler      
Myrtle Warbler Setophaga coronata
0.44€     249     Myrtle Warbler    Setophaga coronata     

2007.02   02.05.2007   Common Eider      
Common Eider Somateria mollissima
1.50€     13     Common Eider    Somateria mollissima     

2007.03   04.07.2007   St Pierre harbour   2v strip   
American Herring Gull Larus smithsonianus
2.40€     52     American Herring Gull    Larus smithsonianus     

2008.01   26.03.2008   Langlade   Strip   

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Arctic Tern  Sterna paradisaea Horned Lark  Eremophila alpestris
2.40€     52     Arctic Tern    Sterna paradisaea     
2.40€     185     Horned Lark    Eremophila alpestris     

2008.02   30.04.2008   Black-throated Green Warbler      
Black-throated Green Warbler Setophaga virens
0.47€     249     Black-throated Green Warbler    Setophaga virens     

2008.03   25.06.2008   Harlequin Duck      
Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus
1.50€     13     Harlequin Duck    Histrionicus histrionicus     

2009.01   14.01.2009   Fox Sparrow      
Red Fox Sparrow Passerella iliaca
0.47€     240     Red Fox Sparrow    Passerella iliaca     

2010.01   10.02.2010   Black-and-white Warbler      
Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia
0.47€     249     Black-and-white Warbler    Mniotilta varia     

2010.02   07.04.2010   Miquelon   2v strip   
Common Eider Somateria mollissima
2.50€     13     Common Eider    Somateria mollissima     

2011.01   12.01.2011   Cape May Warbler      
Cape May Warbler Setophaga tigrina
0.47€     249     Cape May Warbler    Setophaga tigrina     

2012.01   07.01.2012   Tree Swallow      
Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
0.47€     187     Tree Swallow    Tachycineta bicolor     

2012.02   15.09.2012   Coulonges-sur-l'Autize      
Mute Swan Cygnus olor
1.15€     13     Mute Swan    Cygnus olor     
and     54     Atlantic Puffin    Fratercula arctica     

2013.01   10.01.2013   Blue Jay      
Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
0.47€     165     Blue Jay    Cyanocitta cristata     

2014.01   16.01.2014   Bohemian Waxwing      
Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus
0.47€     174     Bohemian Waxwing    Bombycilla garrulus     

2015.01   17.01.2015   American Redstart      
American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla
0.38€     249     American Redstart    Setophaga ruticilla     

2016.01   29.01.2016   Purple Finch      
Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
0.40€     236     Purple Finch    Haemorhous purpureus     

2017.01   30.01.2017   Yellowthroat      
Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
0.75€     249     Common Yellowthroat    Geothlypis trichas     

2017.02   22.05.2017   Processing Cod      
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
0.85€     52     Great Black-backed Gull    Larus marinus     

2018.01   17.01.2018   Palm Warbler      
Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
0.80€     249     Palm Warbler    Setophaga palmarum     

2018.02   14.02.2018   Sapsucker      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
0.95€     102     Yellow-bellied Sapsucker    Sphyrapicus varius     

2019.01   17.01.2019   Bay-breasted Warbler      
Bay-breasted Warbler Setophaga castanea
1.05€     249     Bay-breasted Warbler    Setophaga castanea     

2020.01   20.01.2020   Limicole      
Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
1.16€     49     Greater Yellowlegs    Tringa melanoleuca     

2021.01   12.01.2021   Purple Sandpiper      
Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima
0.60€     49     Purple Sandpiper    Calidris maritima     

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Location: Northern North America, islands in the North Atlantic Ocean
Population: 7,000
Climate: cold and wet, with much mist and fog; spring and autumn are windy
Terrain: mostly barren rock

Birds: 300 species

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07.03.2021