Archive for the ‘Bird stamps’ category

Singapore 2012 World Stamp Exhibition 2015 stamps

August 8th, 2012

Singapore Post is to issue a set of 2 stamps on 31 August 2012 in support of the World Stamp Exhibition to be held in 2015.

There will be a set of stamps issued in each subsequent year, each using designs from past issues. This first set are from designs used in the 1963 definitives issue.

A special collectors’ sheet/folder will also be available together with the usual first day cover and presentation pack.

USA 2012 Birds of Prey definitive stamps

December 27th, 2011

Five birds of prey stamps are to be issued by the USPS in January. They are expected to be released in time for the January 22 rate increase.

UPDATE: I received notice that the stamps will be released 20 January 2012 in Washington, D.C.

Kazakhstan 2011 Urban Birds stamps

December 24th, 2011

Kazakhstan issued  a se-tenant block of eight stamps on 14 December 2011 featuring urban birds.

The birds featured are: black thrush (merula furdus), titmouse (parus major), magpie (pica pica), grey crow (corvus cornix), myna (acridotheres tristis), rook (corvus frugilegus), blue pigeon (columba livia), sparrow (passer domesticus).

U.S. Spectrum Eagle Coil Stamps

December 20th, 2011

The USPS will issue six nondenominated Spectrum Eagle coil stamps on 3 January 2012.

The stamps will sell for 25¢ each in the self-adhesive format.

Belarus Pigeons Stamps Issue

November 28th, 2011

The Republic of Belarus will release a set of 3 stamps featuring Pigeons. A sheetlet containing 2 sets of the 3 stamps will also be available. Special cancellation for the first day cover will be available at the main Post Office in Minsk.

Date of issue: 28 November 2011

Azerbaijan WWF Short-toed Snake Eagle stamps

November 5th, 2011

Azerbaijan 2011 WWF Short-toed Snake Eagle stamps

Azerbaijan issued on October 28 a set of 4 WWF stamps featuring the Short-toed Snake Eagle. The stamps are available in miniature sheets of 4 and 8 stamps. The 8 stamps (2 sets) miniature sheets comes in 2 different design versions.


Macau 2011 WWF bird stamps

September 10th, 2011

The Macau Post Office will issue a set of 4 bird stamps on 11 September 2011. The birds featured are:
Light-vented Bulbul / Pycnonotus sinensis
Spotted Dove / Streptopelia chinensis
Yellow Bittern / Lxobrychus sinensis
Greater Coucal / Centropus sinensis

As with all WWF stamp issues, there will be first day covers and maximum cards.



Liechtenstein WWF 50th Anniversary stamp issue

September 10th, 2011

I now have stock of the sheetlet, first day covers and maximum cards.  This issue is very popular amongst WWF and bird stamps collectors.

Endangered Species Stamps from the UN

August 23rd, 2011

The United Nations Postal Administration will be issuing the 2011 Endangered Species stamps on 7 September 2011.

The issue consist of 12 stamps, 3 maximum cards and a special silk cover.

Bird stamps from Niue

August 5th, 2011

Niue issued a set of 3 bird stamps on 6 July 2011.

Also released was a miniature sheet produced in the shape of two hega (Vini australis).  Bright green in colour, these parrots are adorned with a blue/purple crown and a red chin, throat, cheeks and upper belly.