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Norway Issued Stamps on Birds of Prey

Merlin (Falco columbarius): There are between 2,000 and 6,000 pairs of merlin in Norway. They are spread across large parts of the country. The merlin keeps away from large-scale agricultural areas and dislikes thick coniferous forests where it cannot make … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Norway

Birds King eider (Somateria spectabilis):This species of the duck family is a little smaller than the common eider, but is more colourful. It mainly keeps to the polar areas of North America and Russia but also breeds in the northernmost … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Norway

Wildlife in Norway VIII The Eurasian eagle-owl is the huge bird of prey known as a symbol of wisdom and erudition. Everyone from major publishing houses to Harry Potter has made use of different types of owl to strengthen their … Continue reading

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