LESSER FRIGATEBIRD

(Fregata ariel)

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Roberts VI / VII (  ) / 471
Clements 2000 19.0050
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
19-5

 

A very large bird (70-80 cm), breeding on the tropical islands of the Indian, Pacific and Atlantic oceans. Non-breeding birds disperse over the waters near the breeding islands. A very rare vagrant to Mocambique waters (2 records)

 

List of Stamps showing Lesser Frigatebird

Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

British Indian Ocean Territories 0073   1975 Rs 1.75
Cocos (Keeling) Islands 0376   1999 25c
Cocos (Keeling) Islands 0380   1999 45c
Fiji 0711  0535 1985 20c
Laos     2000 2100k
Kiribati 2005 25c
Maldives 0702  0711 1977 1la
Maldives 1424  1441 1990 15r
Marshall Islands 0106  0108 1987 44c
Mozambique 1638 ma 2002 10 000 mt
Pitcairn Islands  0589   2001 $1.50
Samoa 1142 2004 90s
Samoa 1144m 2004 90s
Solomon Islands 0119   1965 9d
Solomon Islands 0142A 0143  1966 8c / 9d
Solomon Islands 0142B 1966 8c / 9d
Tokelau 0362 2004 40c
Tokelau 0363 2004 $1
Tokelau 0364 2004 S2
Tokelau 0365 2004 $2.50
Tonga 1010  1045 1989 7s
Tuvalu 0084  0061 1978 40c