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Latvian Birds Stamps

Latvian Birds Stamps

Latvian post issued a special postage stamps featuring Latvian birds – golden plover and Oriole. Golden plover (pluvialis apricaria) This species is fully migratory but may only move short distances in some regions. It breeds from May to August in …

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Herons and Bitterns found in Malaysia

Herons and Bitterns found in Malaysia

Malaysia post issued a colourful stamp set and a souvenir sheet featuring Herons and Bitterns found in Malaysia. The stamp shows Black-crowned Night Herons, The striated heron, Grey heron and the souvenir sheet shows Puchong bird Bendang.

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Coastal Birds – USA

Coastal Birds - USA

USPS issued special postcard stamps with the vale of 35 cents featuring highly stylized, digital portraits of Coastal birds. The four eye catching coastal birds on the stamps are the red knot (Calidris canutus), king eider (Somateria spectabilis), roseate spoonbill …

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Bird of the Year – Plover

Bird of the Year – Plover

The Ringed Plover (Charadrius hiaticula) mainly inhabits our natural landscapes on the seashore and sea islands. The population of the Ringed Plover has contracted from at least 8,000 couples to 1,000 or 2,000 during the past 50 years. Perhaps disappearance …

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Bird of the year – Black swift

Belarus post issued the Bird of the year stamp featuring The Black Swift (Cypseloides niger) bird found from northern British Columbia in Canada through the United States and Mexico to Costa Rica and Brazil. It is also found on islands in …

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Australian Waterbirds

Australian Waterbirds

Australia post issued a set of stamps featuring four water birds of Australia viz. Radjah Shelduck, Pink-eared Duck, Australian Shelduck and Plumed Whistling-Duck The Radjah Shelduck is a distinctive bird, with its white head, neck, underbelly and eye, and its …

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Pigeons

Belarus post issued a set of three stamps featuring pigeons. Pigeons and doves constitute the bird family Columbidae within the order Columbiformes, which include some 300 species of near passerines. In general terms “dove” and “pigeon” are used somewhat interchangeably. …

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