The stunning scenery of islands has long enchanted collectors worldwide. This site is dedicated to stamps from islands worldwide, and is updated fortnightly. Those available for exchange are marked "Trading". Email: maravalman at gmail.com
R3 Seychelles Scops Owl: this species, described in 1880, was so rare by the mid-20th century that it was thought extinct, only to be rediscovered in 1959 in the mountain forest of Mahe. It is now the focus of conservation research efforts.