FAIRY TERN

(Gygis alba)

Also known as White Tern

Not included in Roberts VII

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Roberts VI / VII 342 / (  )
Clements 2000 68.0430
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
61-91

 

A small bird (27 to 33 cm), found in the islands of the tropical oceans. It has been doubtfully recorded as being found in the Cape Seas. It lives off small fish.  Roberts VII does not include the Fairy Tern as a Southern African bird.

 

List of Stamps showing Fairy Tern

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Aitutaki 0336 0389 1981 20c
Aitutaki 0448 0478 1983 18c/20c
Antigua 1589   1991 $1
Ascension Island 0072 0077 1963 2d
Ascension Island 0200 0197 1976 2p
Ascension Island 0684 0696 1996 10p
Ascension Island 0770 0786 1999 10p
Ascension Island 0771 0787 1999 10p
Ascension Island 0772 0788 1999 10p
Ascension Island 0773 0789 1999 10p
Ascension Island 0921 2005 15p
Ascension Island 0926m 2005 15p
British Indian Ocean Territories 0065 1975 25c
British Indian Ocean Territories 0098   1990 62p
British Indian Ocean Territories 0300   2004 34p
Cocos (Keeling) Islands 0006 0006 1963 2s3d
Cocos (Keeling) Islands 0190 0197 1988 $1
Cocos (Keeling) Islands 0324 0333 1995 85c
Cocos (Keeling) Islands 0325 ms 0333 1995 85c
Cocos (Keeling) Islands 0379   1999 45c
Cocos (Keeling) Islands 0413   2006 10c
Cook Islands 0011 0011 1893 d
Cook Islands 0015a 0012 1893 2d
Cook Islands  0018a 0013 1893 6d
Cook Islands 0028 0017 1893 d
Cook Islands 0046 0014 1893 1s
Cook Islands 0166 0096 1963 5d
Cook Islands 0210   1967 4c/5d
French Polynesia 0331   1980 25f
Kiribati 0175a  0463 1985 55c
Kiribati 2005 $2
Maldives 0707  0716 1977 20la
Maldives 1419  1436 1990 1r
Maldives 1838  1951 1993 Rf 3.50
Maldives  3000 1999 Rf 1
Maldives  3279    2000 15 la
Maldives  MS    2002 Rf 25
Marshall Islands 0300 0323 1990 40c
Marshall Islands  0398  0366 1991 29c
Marshall Islands  1114  1115 1999 22c
Marshall Islands  1609   2002 37c
Nauru 0062   1963 1s3d
Nauru 0074   1966 15c
Nauru 0088   1968 15c
Niue 0842   1998 70c
Norfolk Islands 0026   1953 3d
Norfolk Islands 0062   1966 3c/3d
Norfolk Islands 0255   1980 22c
Norfolk Islands 0257   1980 60c
Palau 0053  0048 1984 40c
Palau 0213  0211 1987 22c
Palau 0214  0212 1987 22c
Palau 1069  1092 1996 50c
Pitcairn Islands 0040  0040 1964 4d
Pitcairn Islands 0073  0073 1967 3c/4d
Pitcairn Islands 0462  0444 1995 5c
Pitcairn Islands 0508 0491 1996 $2
Pitcairn Islands 0561 2000 20c
Samoa 0802  0690 1988 $10
Seychelles 0280 0270 1970 20c
Seychelles 0413  0403 1977 R1.25
Seychelles 0500  0478 1981 R2
Seychelles 0501  0479 1981 R2
Seychelles 0502  0480 1981 R2
Seychelles 0503  0481 1981 R2
Seychelles 0504  0482 1981 R2
Seychelles 0610  0580 1985 R2
Seychelles 0623  0592 1985 R2
Seychelles 0650m 0620 1986 R2
Seychelles 0898   1999 R1.50
Solomon Islands 0617 0674 1988 $1
St Helena 0185  0155 1961 1s6d
St Helena 0196  0166 1965 1s6d
St Helena 0645  0612 1993 1
Tanzania   1999 350s
Tokelau 0057 0050 1977 8c
Tonga 1425 1521 1999 5s
Tristan da Cunha 0064 0056 1963 1s6d
Tuvalu 0083 0060 1978 30c
Tuvalu 0503 0490 1988 10c
Tuvalu 0713 0698 1994 10c
Tuvalu O 36 D 36 1989 10c
Tuvalu 0938   2000 90c
Wallis & Futuna 0297 0318 1978 35f
Zil Elwannyen Sesel 0011 0011 1980 1r25