Archive for the ‘bird’ Tag
Patrik has sent this very nice cover from Estonia, thank you very much! It was posted in Laagri on November 15 and arrived on November 19, 2014.
The mini-sheet was issued on August 25, 2014. It commemorates the 75th anniversary of the Tallinn Zoo and depicts the bearded vulture (Gypaetus barbatus) and the Amur leopard (Panthera pardus orientalis).
The left stamp commemorates the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.
The right stamp depicts the Western Spot-billed duck (Anas poecilorhyncha) and commemorates the Vankalai Wildlife Sanctuary.
On September 26 I received this very nice cover with the help of the Alderney post officers, thank you! It was posted on September 22, 2016.
See also: #846 Alderney 14/09/30
This beautiful registered cover from Singapore was sent by Wolfgang, thank you very much! It was posted at Killiney Road on August 7, 2016.
The top left stamp depicts the olive-backed sunbird (Cinnyris jugularis). It is part of a set, which was issued on August 31, 2012. The two stamps on the bottom left are reissues of the set “Vanishing Trades”, which was issued on October 16, 2013.
The mini-sheet on the right was issued on August 9, 2005. It is part of the “National Day” commemorative set and depicts the fabric work of school children.
This amazing registered cover from Mozambique was sent by Martin, thank you very much! It was posted in Maputo on July 18 and arrived on August 8, 2016.
The attached 2011 stamps on top depict the common eland (Taurotragus oryx), the black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis), and the white rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum). The 2015 bottom stamp commemorates the bronze-winged jacana (Metopidius indicus).
The left stamp was issued on January 13, 2015. It commemorates the patron saint of Andorra: Our Lady of Meritxell. The next stamp (issued Juni 11, 2003) depicts the northern wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe). The next stamp is part of a set, which was issued on March 27, 2002. It depicts the alpine accentor (Prunella collaris). The right stamp commemorates the Catalan poet Salvador Espriú (1913–1985). It was issued on January 10, 2013.
François included a nice postcard too.
On December 3, 2015 I received this registered cover from the Central African Republic, which was sent by Martin, thank you very much! It was posted in Bangui on November 10.
The stamps on the left are part of a mini-sheet, which was issued on July 19, 2001. They depict the Blackburnian warbler (Setophaga fusca), the painted bunting (Passerina ciris), and the bananaquit (Coereba flaveola).
The stamp on the right commemorates the Congo peafowl (Afropavo congensis). It is part of a set, which was issued on December 20, 2012.
The middle stamp is part of the set, which commemorates the 40th anniversary of the first man on the moon. The set was issued on July 20, 2009.
Finally, the top right stamp depicts the white-faced whistling duck (Dendrocygna viduata). It is part of the set, which commemorates the BirdLife World Bird Festival 2001. The set was issued on October 4, 2001.
This beautiful cover from Slovenia was sent by Daniela, thank you! It was posted in Cerklje na Gorenjskem on July 14 and arrived on July 20, 2015.
The right stamp is part of a set, which commemorates coats of arms of nobility. It was issued on September 26, 2013. The stamp depicts the coat of arms of Herberstein.
The three stamps on the left are part of the set “Biodeversity of Namibia”, which was issued on February 15, 2007. The stamps depict the jewel beetle Julodis egho and a solifuge spider (Ceroma inermis).
The top right stamp is part of the “Geckoes” set (issued on September 30, 2009) and commemorates the giant ground gecko Chondrodactylus angulifer namibensis. The bottom right stamp depicts the Herero chat (Namibornis herero). The stamp is part of the “Birds” set, which was issued on February 15, 2012.
Here is a beautiful cover from Iceland, which was sent by Patrik, thank you! It was posted in Reykjavík on August 6 and arrived on August 10, 2015.
Marat has sent this nice cover from Kazakhstan, thank you! It was posted in Aktobe (Ақтөбе) on March 2 and arrived on March 13, 2015.
The left stamp is part of the set “Children’s Drawings” (issued January 15, 2015) and commemorates the fairy tale “Aldar-Koze. Wonderful fur coat”.
The right stamp is part of the “birds” set, which was issued on December 14, 2011. It depicts the common magpie (Pica pica).