Border birds

BIRDS IN THE BORDER
FLIGHT March 2012 – Volume 26 No. 3
Grenada - 2011 - Parrots of the Caribbean

The bird on the stamp is Red-and-green Macaw, Ara chloroptera.
The bird in the surrounds is another Macaw but a bit of a puzzler. It is probably intended as another Red-and-green Macaw, Ara chloroptera.

Ecuador - 28.11.11 - UPAEP - Post boxes

This souvenir sheet illustrating a ramshackle post box on Galapagos depicts a Magnificent Frigatebird, Fregata magnificens, flying at top right.

Palau - 14.7.11 - MS1
The stamp shows an image of Brown Noddy, Anous stolidus. In the surrounds, to the right, there is the silhouette of a flying duck, of unknown species.

Palau - 14.7.11 - MS2
The stamp shows an image of Great Crested Tern, Thalasseus bergii. In the surrounds, to the right, there is another flying duck silhouette.

Palau - 14.7.11 - Sheet 1.

In the lower left surrounds there is a faint silhouette of a species of Flamingo. In the upper surrounds there are some similar silhouettes of unidentifiable seabirds.

Palau - 14.7.11 - Sheet 2.

In the right surrounds there is a faint silhouette of a flying duck. Again the surrounds show some unidentifiable seabirds.

Tuvalu - 6.6.11 - Parrots of the South Pacific - MS

The bird on the stamp is Red-winged Parrot, Aprosmictus erithropterus.
In the surrounds there is an obvious Budgerigar, Melopsittacus undulatus.

Burundi - 1.12.11 - Raptors

There are five species in the surrounds of this sheet. Clockwise from top left, they are:
Booted Eagle, Aquila pennatus;
Australian Kite, Elanus axillaris;
Long-crested Eagle, Lophaetus occipitalis;
Hooded Vulture Necrosyrtes monachus;
Little Sparrowhawk, Accipiter minullus.

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