AUSTRALIAN GANNET

(Morus serrator)

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Roberts VI / VII 54 / 421
Clements 2000 16.0030
Howard & Moore 2  (CBOS 5)   16-3

 

A large bird (85 cm to 90 cm) mainly found on the s coast of Australia and the coasts of Tasmania and New Zealand. A very rare vagrant to SA waters it lives off fish.

 

List of Stamps showing Australian Gannet

Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

New Zealand 0769   1958 3d
New Zealand 1528   1989 $1
Norfolk Islands 0577   1994 45c