Estonian Issued Stamp on Bird of the Year – Plover

\"\"Estonia has issued issued a stamp on Plover bird on 19th April 2012.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. On the basis of recent population assessments there are 1,000 to 2,000 pairs of Little Ringed Plovers nestling in Estonia.Technical Detail:Denomination-0.45 €,Size-40.88×41.3mm,Perforation-12¾ : 13,Sheets-4×5,Design-Vladimir Taiger

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