Archive for the ‘owl’ Tag

#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.

#1184 Sierra Leone 18/10/16


My first cover from Sierra Leone was sent by Alena, thank you very much! It was posted on October 16 and arrived on October 25, 2018.

Alena included a postcard too, which depicts the city hall of Freetown.

#649 Burundi 13/03/30

Burundi 130330My first cover from Burundi was sent by Déo, thank you! It was posted in Nyanza-Lac on March 30 and arrived on April 11, 2013.

The left 4 stamps were issued on December 24, 2008. They are part of a set and comemmorate the Werner Flower (?). The right stamp is part of the owls set, which was issued on July 8, 2009.

#560 Bulgaria 12/04/26

This nice cover from Bulgaria was posted in Burgas on April 26 and arrived on May 10, 2012.

The cover depicts an owl. The EUROPA stamp was issued on 22 April 2008.

#546 Hong Kong 10/12/04

Thank you, Trudy, for sending this nice letter from Hong Kong! It was posted on December 4, 2010.

The left two stamps are part of the set “Redevelopment of Old Areas – Rehabilitation”, which was issued on 16 November 2010. The right stamp depicts the Collared Scops Owl (Otus bakkamoena).

#366 Hong Kong 10/03/18

This nice cover from Hong Kong was sent to me by Brian, thank you! It was posted on March 18 and arrived on March 24.

The three stamps are part of the 2006 definitives series, which was issued on December 31, 2006. I already wrote about two of the stamps in this post. The bottom two stamps depict the Collared Scops Owl (Otus lettia).

#149 Hong Kong 09/05/19

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This nice airmail cover was sent to me by Patrick, thank you! It was cancelled on May 16 using a special pictorial postmark, which is available only from a special letter-box.

The stamps commemorate the Collared Scops Owl (Otus bakkamoena), the Chinese Hibiscus, and the butterfly Faunis Eumeus.

Hong Kong 08/11/18

hongkong-081118Airmail cover from Hong Kong posted on November 18, 2008.

The left stamp was issued on December 31, 2006; it depicts the collared scops owl (Otus bakkamoena). The middle stamp commemorates the “10th Anniversary of the Reunification of Hong Kong with China”, which was declared in 1997; it is part of a set, which was issued on July 1, 2007. Finally, the right stamp is part of the set “Special Attractions of the 18 Districts in Hong Kong”, which was issued on July 18, 2006. It depicts the Central & Western District.

The stamps were cancelled with a special postmark “Post early for Christmas”.

This nice cover was sent to me by Kevin, thank you!

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