Sunday, 6 September 2015

Sarawak- Rhinoceros Hornbill ( Buceros rhinoceros)

From the definitive pictorial series first issued in 1955, here is the 6d greenish blue stamp featuring a 
Rhinoceros Hornbill    (Buceros rhinoceros)
 postmarked in Miri, Sarawak unfortunately the date is not too clear.

Latvia- Oriole & Plover

From the seaside town of Jurmala in Latvia, a   Eurasian Golden Oriole    (Oriolus oriolus)& European Golden Plover   (Pluvialis apricaria) issued February 2015.

Turkey-Mute Swans (Cygnus olor)

Mute swans on definitive stamps from Turkey, postmarked in Safranbolu which is a UNESCO listed old town in the NE region .