SOOTY TERN

(Sterna fuscata)

Previous Return to Individual Index Next
 
Roberts VI / VII 332 / 338
Clements 2000 68.0330
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 61-71

 

A medium sized bird (40 to 47 cm), found in the tropical and subtropical oceans. It is an uncommon vagrant to the eastern waters of southern Africa. It is gregarious and inhabits the open waters. It lives off fish and squid.

 

List of Stamps showing Sooty Tern

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Anguilla  1104ms   2001 $2.25
Antigua 1084 1018 1987 $3.00
Antigua 1211 1143 1988 $3
Antigua 2327   1996 75c
Ascension 0028 0029 1934 1s
Ascension 0067 0072 1956 2/6
Ascension 0075 0080 1963 6d
Ascension 0206 0203 1976 8p
Ascension 0214 0203 1976 2
Ascension 0366 0367 1984 70p
Ascension 0469 0470 1988 25p
Ascension 0470 0471 1988 25p
Ascension 0471 0472 1988 25p
Ascension 0472 0473 1988 25p
Ascension 0473 0474 1988 25p
Ascension 0633 0645 1994 20p
Ascension 0634 0646 1994 25p
Ascension 0635 0647 1994 30p
Ascension 0636 0648 1994 65p
Ascension 0637m 0649m 1994 1
Ascension 0693 0705 1996 2
Ascension     2002 40p
Barbuda 0948 0961 1987 $3
Barbuda 1941   1998 75c
Chile 1264 1330 1990 35p
Christmas 0453 0447 1998 25c
Cocos (Keeling) Islands 0017 0017 1969 30c
Cocos (Keeling) Islands 0412   2006 10c
Comoro     1998 150f
Dominica 3142   2001 $20
Grenada 1016m 0982 1979 $2.50
Grenadines of Grenada 2728   1999 $1
Kiribati 2005 25c
Liberia       $20
Maldive Islands 0874  0884 1980 95la
Maldive Islands 1421  1438 1990 Rf6
Maldive Islands  3013   1999 Rf5
Maldive Islands  3293   2000 Rf10
Maldive Islands  sheet   2002 Rf5
Maldive Islands 4087   2007 Rf10
Marshall Islands 0294 0344 1991 27c
Micronesia 0043 0044 1985 44c
New Caledonia 0595   1978 40f
Norfolk Islands 0277   1982 24c
Norfolk Islands 0575   1994 45c
Pitcairn 0724   2007 50c
Seychelles 0756 0704 1989 R2
St Helena 1031   2007 2
St Kitts 0524 0489 1999 80c
St Kitts 0604   2001 $1.60
St Lucia 0425 0390 1976 35c
Tanzania   2633 1997 140s
Turks & Caiccos 0381 0307 1973 c
Tuvalu 0312 0288 1985 60c
Tuvalu 0508 0495 1988 35c
Tuvalu O 41 D 41 1989 35c
Tuvalu 0838   1999 35c
Zambia     1999 K700