Archive for the ‘fauna’ Category

#1358 Canada 21/04/26

This very nice cover from Canada was sent by Tristan, thank you! It was posted in Porcupine on April 26 and arrived on May 10, 2021.

The stamps depict a northern collared lemming (Dicrostonyx groenlandicus), a Peary caribou (Rangifer tarandus pearyi), and a snowshoe hare (Lepus americanus).

#1356 Liechtenstein 22/02/01

And another nice cover from Liechtenstein, thank you Vural! This one was posted in Eschen on February 1 and arrived on February 4, 2022.

The left stamp depicts the mining bee Andrena hattorfiana. The right stamp commemorates the citril finch (Carduelis citrinella).

#1355 Liechtenstein 22/01/11

Here is another very nice cover from Liechtenstein that was sent by Vural, thank you! It was posted in Vaduz on January 11 and arrived on January 13, 2022.

The middle stamp depicts the peacock butterfly (Aglais io).

#1347 São Tomé and Príncipe 21/11/27

This beautiful cover from São Tomé and Príncipe was sent by Jinesh, thank you very much! It was posted on November 27 and arrived on December 9, 2021.

The stamps depict some African bush elephants (Loxodonta africana).

#1345 Belgium 21/06/14

This very nice first day cover from Belgium was sent by Luc, thank you! It was cancelled in Bruxelles on June 14 and arrived on January 19, 2022.

The mini-sheet depicts the birds common tern (Sterna hirundo) and the barn swallow (Hirundo rustica).

#1344 Falkland Islands 22/01/08

This beautiful cover from the Falkland Islands was sent by Jinesh, thank you very much! It was posted in Mount Pleasant on January 8 and arrived on February 3, 2022.

The stamps depict the Cobb’s wren (Troglodytes cobbi) and the two-banded plover (Charadrius falklandicus).

#1342 French Polynesia 21/11/12

Here is another amazing cover from French Polynesia, which was sent by Jinesh, thank you! It was posted in Papetoai on Moorea on November 12 and arrived on November 29, 2021.

The stamps depict a lizard, a lemon fruit and flower (Citrus limon), and a chestnut-breasted mannikin (Lonchura castaneothorax).

#1332 France – Empire of Angyalistan 21/05/09

On May 19 I received this postcard from the Empire of Angyalistan, which was posted on May 9, 2021.

The bottom stamps commemorate the quokka and the ant bear. The top stamp commemorates the launch of the first prototype of the Ocean Cleanup.

#1331 Montenegro 21/07/28

Martin has sent this amazing registered cover from Montenegro, thank you very much! It was posted in Kotor-Stoliv on July 28 and arrived on August 5, 2021.

 

#1329 Netherlands 21/05/20

Eric has sent this nice cover from the Netherlands, thank you! It was posted in Wolvega on May 20 and arrived on June 1, 2021.

The stamps depict the yellowhammer (Emberiza citrinella) and the common crane (Grus grus).

#1328 Burundi 21/06/09

This very nice cover from Burundi was sent by Roland, thank you! It was posted on June 9 and arrived on June 24, 2021.

The left stamp depicts the mushroom Russula ingen, the middle stamp depicts the flower of the passion fruit (maracuja, Passiflora edulis), and the right stamp depicts the ruff (Calidris pugnax).

#1323 Gabon 21/03/04

On March 31 I received this very nice cover from Gabon, thank you very much! It was posted on Libreville on March 4, 2021.

The bird stamps depict the grey parrot (Psittacus erithacus) and the blue-breasted kingfisher (Halcyon malimbica).

See also: #696 Gabon 13/09/05

#1321 Nauru 21/05/26

My first cover from Nauru was sent by Jinesh, thank you very much! This beautiful cover was posted on May 26 and arrived on June 29, 2021.

The stamps depict the ultramarine lorikeet (Vini ultramarina) and the crimson shining parrot (Prosopeia splendens).

#1314 Ethiopia 19/01/16

My mother has sent this postcard from Ethiopia, thank you! It was posted on January 16, 2019.

The left stamp depicts the Entoto Palace of emperor Menelik II. The next stamp depicts the Ethiopian house snake (Lamprophis erlangeri), the next two stamps depict the Menelik’s bushbuck (Tragelaphus scriptus meneliki).

The bottom left stamp commemorates the shiny-leaf buckthorn (Rhamnus prinoides), and the next stamp Zoz Amba St. Georges monastery in Gonder.

 

#1306 Mauritius 11/06/??

This nice cover from Mauritius was sent by David, thank you! It was posted in Port Louis and arrived on June 21, 2011.

The left stamp is part of the “Fish” set, which was issued on October 9, 2000. It depicts the tomato hind (Cephalopholis sonnerati). The right stamps is part of the set “Mauritius in World Heritage” and depicts the Le Morne peninsula. The stamp set was issued on April 18, 2011.

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