POMARINE JAEGER

(Stercorarius pomarinus)

Also known as Pomarine Skua

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Roberts VI / VII 309 / 309
Clements 2000 66.0050
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
60-5

 

A largish bird (51 to 57 cm), breeding in the northern Holarctic, and migrating to the southern oceans. It is an uncommon migrant, found on the west coast, and rarely off the eastern coast. It seldom comes ashore and lives off fish

 

List of Stamps showing Pomarine Jaeger

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Aitutaki 0342 0395 1981 35c
Aitutaki 0454 0484 1983 36c/35c
Antigua 2329   1996 75c
Barbuda 1943   1998 75c
British Indian Ocean Territory     2007 54p
British Indian Ocean Territory     2007 54p
British Indian Ocean Territory     2007 54p
British Indian Ocean Territory     2007 54p
British Indian Ocean Territory     2007 90p
British Indian Ocean Territory     2007 90p
Kiribati 0163  0382 1982 1c
Kiribati 0324  0542 1990 60c
Rumania 2525   1957 2le
Rumania 5326 4645 1991 2le