In 2012, the League for the Protection of Birds (LPO), celebrates the centenary of its creation. This association is for daily backup of biodiversity from its mission to protect birds. Four birds are placed particular highlight the block of stamps in their respective ecosystems, including the Atlantic Puffin with the LPO made ??its emblem.
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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 of suitable places of nestling on the seashore and robbery are some of the reasons [...]
The Black Swift (Cypseloides niger) is 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 the West Indies. In flight, this bird looks like a flying cigar with long slender curved wings. The plumage is mostly a sooty dark [...]
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 rich chestnut neck band and back. It is sensitive to human incursions into its habitat, [...]
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. In ornithological practice, there is a tendency for “dove” to be used for smaller species [...]
Listed as a sub-species of the Rainbow Lorikeet, Massena’s Lorikeet Trichoglossus haematodus massena is also known as the Coconut Lory and in Bislama – Nasiviru. While the Rainbow Lorikeet, through 21 different races is found throughout Indonesia, New Guinea, the Solomons and parts of Australia, Massena is found only in the Bismarck Archipelago (near New [...]
Belarus post issued a stamp of “Eurasian Curlew” in the series “A bird of the year”. The Eurasian Curlew, Numenius arquata, is a wader in the large family Scolopacidae. It is the one of the most widespread of the curlews, breeding across temperate Europe and Asia. In Europe, this species is often referred to just [...]
Australia post issued a set of stamp featuring Australian Kingfishers. Australian Kingfishers comprise a distinctive and spectacular group.
Gibraltar is a key route for bird migration and world famous for bird observation. The 2010 addition to the Definitive (this page)features the resident Barbary Partridge (Alectoris barbara), the Ortolan Bunting (Emberiza hortulana) and the Pallid Swift (Apus pallidus).