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Tristan De Cunha Issued Stamps on Biodiversity

Tristan’s government has used the photographs by Ms Scott, a qualified diver, to highlight critically-endangered wildlife of the Tristan Archipelago, a group of volcanic islands.The creatures to feature in the two sets of stamps include the Gough flightless moth, Tristan … Continue reading

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New Stamps and Cancellations on Birds and Animals

By Wolfgang Beyer, Vice Chairman of the German Philatelic Collector Group ArGe Zoologie Singapore: Birds of Prey On September 21th 2016 Singapore will release a set  of four stamps on Birds of Prey. The stamp with denomination 1st local is featuring a … Continue reading

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Romania Issued Stamps on Birds

Romania has issued stamps on the species of pelicans living in the country, as part of a broader topic consecrated to protected wildlife from Romanian reserves. In the Danube Delta, we can find two species: the Great White Pelican (Pelecanus … Continue reading

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New Stamps of Slovenia

Birds of Slovenia The great bittern (Botaurus stellaris):The great bittern is a relatively large representative of the heron family, measuring 70–80 cm in length (from beak to tail). It lives in reed beds, where it mainly feeds on amphibians and … 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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Eye-Catching Butterfly Stamps on Display at Maysore

Butterflies are fantastic creatures that are essential for ecological equilibrium in nature, vital for pollination and play a significant role in reproduction of plants.Butterflies are such important creatures that many countries have immortalised them by issuing stamps in their honour. At … Continue reading

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To The Birdman of India:A Philatelic Salute

Dr. Sálim Moizuddin Abdul Ali, (November 12, 1896 – July 27, 1987) was the pre-eminent ornithologist of India. Known as the \”Birdman of India\”, Dr. Salim Moizuddin Abdul Ali\’s (or Dr. Salim Ali, as he is better known) name was synonymous … Continue reading

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