ANTARCTIC PRION

(Pachyptila desolata)

Previously known as Dove Prion (6)

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Roberts VI / VII (  ) / 514
Clements 2000 11.0420
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5)  11-44
A medium to large bird (27 cm), breeding on the Antarctic and sub Antarctic islands. It ranges widely around the Southern Hemisphere and is an uncommon winter visitor to southern African waters.

List of Stamps showing Antarctic Prion

Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Australian Antarctic Territory 0059   1983 27c
British Antarctic Territories 0291   1998 2p
Falklands Dependencies 0137   1985 54p
Ross Dependency 0050 0046 1997 $1.00
South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands 0392 2004 3p