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#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).

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#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).

#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).

#1305 Palau 20/12/28

My first cover from Palau was sent by Roland, thank you very much! It was posted in Koror on December 28, 2020 and arrived on January 29, 2021.

The middle stamp commemorates the cardinal honeyeater (Myzomela cardinalis). The bottom left stamp depicts a giant clam.

#1301 PR China 20/04/21

Li Ming has sent this very nice registered cover from the PR China, thank you very much! It was posted in Shanghai (上海) on April 21 and arrived on June 2, 2020.

The three right stamps commemorate the 2012 Asian Beach Games in Haiyang.

#1278 Norfolk Island 18/12/28

Radim has sent this nice cover from Norfolk Island, thank you! It was posted on December 28, 2018 and arrived on January 15, 2019.

The left stamp commemorates the Norfolk Island hibiscus (Lagunaria patersonia). The right stamp commemorates the red-tailed tropicbird (Phaethon rubricauda).

#1277 Portugal 19/07/22

This beautiful cover from Portugal was sent by Vítor, thank you very much! It was posted in Santo Antonio dos Cavaleiros on July 22 and arrived on July 26, 2019.

The mini-sheet is the 2019 EUROPA stamp issue of the Azores. It was issued on May 9, 2019 and depicts the fieldfare (Turdus pilaris) and the São Miguel goldcrest (Regulus regulus azoricus).

#1276 Indonesia 20/03/02

Jean Pierre has sent this very nice cover from Indonesia, thank you! It was posted on March 2 and arrived on March 16, 2020.

The left stamp depicts the Puncak Darma on Java. The other stamps depict the knobbed hornbill (Rhyticeros cassidix), the ursine tree-kangaroo (Dendrolagus ursinus), and the Celebes crested macaque (Macaca nigra).

#1271 Tristan da Cunha 17/04/18

Patrik has sent this nice cover from the remote island Tristan da Cunha, thank you! It was posted on April 18 and arrived on June 28, 2017.

See also: #818 Tristan da Cunha 14/04/03

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