BROAD-BILLED PRION

(Pachyptila vittata)

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Roberts VI / VII 29 / 512
Clements 2000 11.0400
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 11-42
A fairly small bird (25 cm to 30 cm) found throughout the southern oceans. It breeds on most subantarctic islands and on Antarctica. A fairly common non breeding visitor to all SA waters in winter. It feeds on fish.

List of Stamps showing Broad-billed Prion

Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Tristan da Cunha 0228 0230 1977 25p
Tristan da Cunha 0336 0332 1982 25p
Tristan da Cunha 0842   2005 1
Tristan da Cunha     2006 50p
Tuvalu 0951mb   2000 $3