Archive for the ‘parrot’ Tag

#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).

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#1257 Cayman Islands 20/01/08

This very nice cover from the Cayman Islands was sent by Wolfgang, thank you very much! It was posted in North Side on January 8 and arrived on January 20, 2020.

The left stamp depicts a Grand Cayman parrot (Amazona leucocephala caymanensis), the right stamp commemorate the XX Commonwealth Games.

#636 Mongolia 13/02/25

Mongolia 130225My first cover from Mongolia was sent by Baasan, thank you! It was posted in Ulan Bator on February 25 and arrived on March 4, 2013. The postmark “МОНГОЛ ШУУДАН” stands for Mongol Shuudan, which is the postal service of Mongolia.

The top left stamp is part of a set, which was issued on June 13, 2011. It depicts a reindeer. The two stamps on the right are part of the parrots set, which was issued on October 25, 1990.

#373 Suriname 10/07/??


Sherwin sent me this postcard from his hometown Paramaribo in Suriname, thank you!

The stamp depicts the Caica Parrot (Pyrilia caica; in Dutch: “Zwartkappapegaai” as written on the stamp). The stamp was not cancelled but overprinted with the label “Port Payé” (Postage Paid).

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