Archive for the ‘birds’ Tag

#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.

 

#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.

#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).

#1270 Liechtenstein 19/03/15

This nice cover from Liechtenstein was sent by Tristan, thank you! It was posted in Vaduz on March 15 and arrived on March 19, 2019.

The stamps are the 2019 EUROPA stamps (issued on March 4, 2019) and depict the golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos).

#1264 Lithuania 19/10/07

This very nice cover from Lithuania was sent by Jonas, thank you! It was posted in Kaunas on October 7 and arrived on October 14, 2019.

The second right stamp depicts two northern lapwings (Vanellus vanellus).

#1244 Moldova 19/04/19

This beautiful FDC from Moldova was sent by Valeriu, thank you! It was issued and posted on April 19 and arrived on April 26, 2019.

The cover and stamp commemorate the white stork (Ciconia ciconia).

#1232 Algeria 19/01/29

This nice cover from Algeria was sent by Abdelkrim, thank you! It was posted in Bordj El Bahri on January 29 and arrived on February 7, 2019.

The top left stamps depict the Fort Du Phare in Algier. The stamp below depicts a bird of the Serinus species. The middle stamps depicts the common dentex (Dentex dentex), and the right stamp depicts a part of the Mosaique Des Muses, which is hosted in the Archaeological Museum of Cherchell.

#1221 Mongolia 19/04/21

This very nice cover from Mongolia was sent by Tristan, thank you very much! It was posted on April 21 and arrived on May 3, 2019.

The stamps commemorate the Eurasian eagle-owl (Bubo bubo) and the dinosaur species Tarbosaurus bataar.

#1186 Moldova – Transnistria 18/10/12

My first cover from Transnistria (PMR) was sent by Patrik, thank you very much! It was posted in Tiraspol on October 12 and arrived on October 17, 2018.

The stamp sheet was issued on March 31, 2001. It commemorates the corn crake (Crex crex).

Patrik has attached a stamp of the PMR too, which is not valid for international postage and therefore was not cancelled.

 

 

#1181 Malawi 18/04/09

This very nice cover from Malawi was sent by Roland, thank you very much! It was posted in Chichiri, Blantyre on April 9 and arrived on April 25, 2018.

The left stamp depicts the grey cuckooshrike (Coracina caesia).

The right stamps are part of the set “Lake Malawi”, which was issued on April 25, 2014.

#1176 Curaçao 11/09/23

In October 2011 I received this registered letter from Curaçao. It was posted on September 23, 2011.

The left stamp is part of the set “Sea Shells”, which was issued on 19 September 2008. It commemorates the shell Strombus gigas.

The right mini-sheet was issued on 25 October 2010. It depicts the sapphire-rumped parrotlet (Touit purpuratus).

The cover is interesting because stamps of two different countries were used. The country Netherlands Antilles was dissolved on 10 October 2010, but the stamps were still valid.

#1167 Samoa 18/05/08

This very nice airmail cover from Samoa was sent by Wolfgang, thank you very much! It was posted in Apia on May 8 and arrived on May 22, 2018.

The WWF stamps commemorate the Norfolk robin (Petroica multicolor; the stamp inscription is “Pacific robin”) and the Polynesian starling (Aplonis tabuensis).

#1164 Chad 18/05/08

My first cover from Chad was sent by Jinesh, thank you very much! It was posted on May 8 and arrived on May 29, 2018.

The stamp depicts the Arabian bustard (Ardeotis arabs). It is part of the WWF stamp set, which was issued on July 10, 2017.

#1122 Singapore 17/08/23

Terence has sent this very nice cover from Singapore, thank you! It was posted on August 23 and arrived on September 1, 2017.

The two stamps on top are part of the “Kingfisher” stamp set, which was issued on April 26, 2017. The stamps depict the black-capped kingfisher (Halcyon pileata) and the blue-eared kingfisher (Alcedo meninting).

The bottom stamp was issued on August 8, 2017. It is part of the joint issue stamp series of the ASEAN postal operators and commemorates the 50th anniversary of the ASEAN foundation. The stamp depicts the national flower of Singapore, the orchid Vanda ‘Miss Joaquim’.

#1111 South Korea 15/07/17

Korea 150717This very nice cover from South Korea was sent by Mr. Park, thank you! It was posted at Gwanghwamun in Jongno-gu, Seoul on July 17 and arrived on August 3, 2015.

The stamp set commemorates the “50th Anniversary of Korea-Peru Diplomatic Relations”. The set is a joint issue and was issued on April 1, 2013.

The bird stamps on the left depict the Chinese grosbeak (Eophona migratoria).

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