Tuesday, 14 January 2014

Australia-Kakadu Birds 1997

Comb-crested Jacana (Irediparra gallinacea)
Little Kingfisher    (Ceyx pusillus)
 Brolga    (Grus rubicunda)
Black-necked Stork    (Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus)  

Monday, 13 January 2014

Azerbaijan- Five birds

Five birds from the recent 2013 definitive series on a 
registered cover postmarked in Baki-Azerbaijan. 
The PF markings on the stamps are done over the whole sheets to show which post office the stamps were sold from.
Blue-cheeked Bee-eater (Merops persicus) European Roller (Coracias garrulus)Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis)Eurasian Hoopoe  (Upupa epops)Eurasian Jay (Garrulus glandarius)


Tuesday, 7 January 2014

Slovenia- Birds 2011

Eurasian Curlew (Numenius arquata)
Ortolan Bunting    (Emberiza hortulana)
White-backed Woodpecker (Dendrocopos leucotos)

Croatia-Purple heron ( Ardea purpurea)

Another sequence date, this once includes the time
From Sisak, Croatia

India-Nicobar megapode & Bugun liocichla

Sequence date 11.12.13 on the cancel from Bangalore Airport.

UK- Mute Swan & Atlantic puffins

A very special postmark from the most northerly post office in the UK. Unst village, where the post office is,  on Baltasound Island in the Shetlands. Weather reports aren't too good from there,I read that  in winter they only get 15 minutes of sunshine a day.

Vietnam- Stamps and postcard

hi everyone- Happy New Year to you all and I hope it will

  be a year filled with plenty of flying birds.
Posted from Vietnam on 28-12-13, here's an interesting postcard and two recent bird stamps. I expect there'll be a few eyebrows raised  about the ducks