Pre Stamped Envelopes – Australia –Birds- Laughing Kookaburra
Australia has issued nearly 478 Pre Stamped Envelopes from 1913 till Feb 2017. the numbering on envelopes was started on 11 Sep 1978 with the Bird definitives.
Kookaburra is a bird in the Kingfisher Sub family and Kookaburras live in open forests and woodlands throughout Australia. the famous laugh of the Kookaburra is a means to announce the bird’s territory to intruders . The birds have a close knit family system in which young adults often remain with their parents to assist raising offspring and defending territory.
Envelope 003 Date of Issue 11 Sep 1978