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New Stamp,Postcard and Special Covers on Birds and Animals

By Wolfgang Beyer, Vice Chairman of the German Philatelic Collector Group ArGe Zoologie Germany:Stamp Cards on Birds  During the philatelic exhibition Nature from September 9th – September 11th  in Kaltenwestheim these stamp cards will be available for philatelists , one Special … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Estonia

Bird of the Year : Great tit-Stamp and Max Card The great tit is known to everyone by its black longitudinal strip as well as the black head and a big white cheek blot. In Estonia it is a usual … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Estonia

Folk Costumes – Mihkli and Vigala Mihkli Parish lies on the boundary of the Lääne and Pärnu Counties. One of the stamps has a young man and girl in clothes of the mid-19th century. The young man wears a suit … Continue reading

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Estonia Issued Stamp on Bird of the Year: Common Kingfisher

Due to its extraordinary colours the Common Kingfisher, (Alcedo atthis), is called the Nordic jewel and the pearl of rivers. Both the kingfisher’s plumage, as well as the shape of its body, are unique. It nests on the banks of … Continue reading

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Estonia:Bird of the Year Stamp

The Grey Partridge (Perdix perdix) is a small bird of the pheasant family who mainly lives in farmland – in fields as well in pasturelands. It passes the winter in groups, often in the vicinity of human settlements. The winter groups split … Continue reading

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Belarus Issued Stamp on Hoope :Bird of the Year

Belarus post issued a stamp of the Bird of the year – Hoopoe. The public organization “Ahova ptushak Batskaushchyny” (Protection of Homeland Birds) declared the hoopoe as the bird of the year 2013 in Belarus.The Hoopoe is a colourful bird … Continue reading

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Bird of the Year Estonia

Estonia post issued a stamp of the bird of the year featuring Partridge. The Grey Partridge (Perdix perdix) is a small bird of the pheasant family who mainly lives in farmland – in fields as well in pasturelands.It passes the … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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