RED-TAILED TROPIC BIRD

(Paethon rubricauda)

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A large bird (46 cm to 50 cm) with long tail streamers. It is found in the tropical Indian and Pacific oceans, and breeds on the oceanic islands. A very rare vagrant to the South coast of South Africa, occasionally blown inland. It lives off fish (especially flying fish) and squid

 

List of Stamps showing Red-tailed Tropic Bird

Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Barbuda 1713 1996 40c
Christmas Islands 0158 0160 1982 25c
Cocos & Keeling Islands 0016 0016 1969 20c
Cocos & Keeling Islands 0373   1999 10c
Cocos & Keeling Islands 0380   1999 45c
Cook Islands 1311 1362 1992 80c
Cook Islands 1312 1363 1992 85c
Cook Islands 1313 1364 1992 $1.00
Cook Islands 1314 1365 1992 $1.75
Cook Islands 1315 1366 1992 80c
Cook Islands 1316 1367 1992 85c
Cook Islands 1317 1368 1992 $1.00
Cook Islands 1318 1369 1992 $1.75
Cook Islands 1429   1999 80c
Cook Islands 1430   1999 85c
Cook Islands 1440   1999 $1.00
Cook Islands 1441   1999 $1.75
Gambia 0749 0726 1987 D1.25
Gambia 3197 1999 D4
Kiribati 0477 0706 1995 60c
Kiribati 0497 0716 1995 60c
Kiribati 0501 0722 1995 60c
Kiribati 2005 25c
Maldives  3012   1999 Rf 5
Maldives  3285   2000 Rf 10
Marshall Islands 0105 0107  1987 44c
Marshall Islands 0285 0284 1990 5c
Mauritius 0345  0294 1967 2c
Microsnesia 0738 1999 33c
Microsnesia 1206 2002 5c
Niuafo 0110   1988 90s
Niue 0719   1992 50c
Norfolk Islands 0036   1953 10s
Norfolk Islands 0071   1966 $1/10s
Norfolk Islands 0254   1980 15c
Norfolk Islands 0576   1994 45c
Penrhyn Island 0466 1992 $1.15
Penrhyn Island 0467 1992 $1.75
Penrhyn Island 0468 1992 $1.95
Penrhyn Island 0469 1992 $1.15
Penrhyn Island 0470 1992 $1.75
Penrhyn Island 0471 1992 $1.95
Penrhyn Island 0528 1999 $1.15
Penrhyn Island 0529 1999 $1.75
Penrhyn Island 0530 1999 $1.95
Pitcairn Island 0043  0043 1964 10d
Pitcairn Island 0076  0076 1967 15c / 10d
Pitcairn Island 0463  0445 1995 10c
Pitcairn Island 0473  0455 1995 $5
Pitcairn Island  0560   2000 5c
Pitcairn Island  0590   2001 $1.50
Pitcairn Island   2005 $2.50
Samoa 0263  0135 1965 8d
Tanzania 0647  0551 1989 70s
Tanzania   1999 250s
Tokelau 0202  0197 1993 40c
Tokelau 0202m  Bl 2 1994 40c
Tonga 1435  1531 1999 80s
Tuvalu 0516  0503 1988 $2
Tuvalu O 49  D 49 1989 $2
Tuvalu 0984 2000 90c
Vanuatu 0756  1043 1997 90v
Vanuatu 0932 2004 35v
Vanuatu 0933 2004 50v
Vanuatu 0934 2004 75v
Vanuatu 0935 2004 135v
Vanuatu 0936 2004 200v
Vanuatu MS 937 2004 35v
Vanuatu MS 937 2004 50v
Vanuatu MS 937 2004 75v
Vanuatu MS 937 2004 135v
Vanuatu MS 937 2004 200v
Wallis & Futuna 0561  0580 1990 300f
Wallis & Futuna 0746 1999 54f