GREATER FRIGATEBIRD

(Fregata minor)

also known as Great Frigatebird

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Roberts VI / VII 61 / 470
Clements 2000 19.0040
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
19-4

 

A large bird (85 cm to 100 cm) with long wings, found in the South Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans. A very rare vagrant to SA waters, it lives off the stomach contents of other birds after harrying them to regurgitate.

 

List of Stamps showing Greater Frigatebird

Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Aitutaki 0339 0392 1981 30c
Aitutaki 0451 0481 1983 36c / 30c
Antigua 2400p   1996 $5
British Indian Ocean Territories 0092   1990 24p
Cocos  (Keeling) Islands 0019 0020 1969 $1
Cocos  (Keeling) Islands 0324 0333 1995 85c
Cocos  (Keeling) Islands 0325 ms 0333 1995 85c
Cocos  (Keeling) Islands 0376   1999 25c
Dominica 3139   2001 $2
Ecuador 2137  2129 1992 $100
Ecuador 2674 2003 25c
Ecuador 2706 2003 40c
Fiji  0941 0760 1996 $2
French Polynesia 0333   1980 45f
French Polynesia 0756   1996 79f
Gilbert & Ellice Islands 0043  0038 1939 d
Gilbert & Ellice Islands 0064  0059 1956 d
Kiribati 0178  0178 1982 $5
Kiribati 2005 $2
Liberia     1999 $15
Maldives 1836  1949 1993 Rf 3.50
Maldives 3289   2000 Rf 10
Maldives  sheetlet   2002 Rf 5
Maldives 3904   2003 15 la
Marshall Islands 0302 0287 1990 50c
Marshall Islands 0396 0364 1991 29c
Marshall Islands 0399 0367 1991 29c
Micronesia 0223 0223  1991 $2.90
Micronesia 1216   2002 $5
Micronesia 1286 md   2004 55c
Nauru 0051   1954 4d
Nauru 0073   1966 10c
Nauru 0108   1973 20c
Nauru 0111   1973 50c
Nauru 0184   1978 30c
Nauru 0187   1978 50c
Nauru 0360   1988 55c
Nauru 0410   1993 60c
New Caledonia 0586   1977 16f
New Caledonia 0587   1977 42f
New Caledonia 1046   1995 125f
Niue 0843   1998 $1
Palau 0423  0433A 1991 50c
Palau 0678  0695 1994 50c
Palau 0744  0766 1994 50c
Palau 1870 2002 2c
Pitcairn Islands 0039  0039 1964 3d
Pitcairn Islands 0072  0072 1967 2c / 3d
Samoa 0799  0674 1988 85s
Solomon Islands 0097  0098 1961 2d
Solomon Islands 0098  0099 1961 3d
Solomon Islands 0099  0100 1961 9d
Solomon Islands 0233a  0240 1973 $5
Solomon Islands 0300  0298 1975 $5
Solomon Islands 0320  0330 1976 $5
Solomon Islands 0925   1999 $1
Tanzania     1999 400s
Tonga 1433  1529 1998 60s
Tuvalu 0512  0499 1988 55c
Tuvalu O 45 D 45  1988 55c
Tuvalu 0839 1999 55c
Tuvalu 0901   2000 90c
Tuvalu 0978   2000 90c
Tuvalu 0989m 2000 $3.00
Vietnam Republic 1894 2629 1994 1000d