Stamps on National Parks – Ireland 2011.

Stamps on National Parks – Ireland 2011.

Ireland issued a set of six stamps on National Parks on 06 Jun 2011 (World Environment Day). These were issued in Se-Tenant strips of three.

55c – Ballycroy National Park.- It was established as a National Park on 01 Nov 1998 and now covers 117.79 hectares. Blanket bogs, largest peatland, whooper swan,white-fronted goose are the attractions.

55c – The Burren National Park- It is the smallest national Park of Ireland with orchids, butterflies, moths, otters, Pine marten, Dolphins being the attractions,

55c – Connemara National Park.- It was opened to public in 1990 and covers 2000 hectares of land. Its attractions are bog cotton, orchids, Robins, Wrens etc.

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IRELAND 2011-NATIONAL PARKS.

82c -Glenveagh National Park.- It is the second-largest National Park in Ireland and was established in 1986. Red Deer and Pine trees are the attractions.

82c – Killarney National Park -It was First national Park of Ireland established in 1932 on land donated by Muckross estate. It now encompasses 25,425 acres of Land. It has beautiful oak and yew woodlands, Lake Killarney, wet woodlands, Red Deer, sika deer, wood warbler, garden warbler , osprey etc.

55c – Wicklow Mountains National Park- It is 54,000 acres protected area established in 1992 south of Dublin. It is located in Wicklow mountains and is known for Deciduous and Coniferous Woods, Bluebells, Polypody ferns, bats, rare otters and whooper swans.

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IRELAND 2001 -NATIONAL PARKS.

 

Stamps on Society for Protection of German Forests – Germany 1997.

Stamps on Society for Protection of German Forests – Germany 1997.

Germany issued a miniature sheet containing two stamps to mark the 50th Anniversary of The Society for Protection of German Forests or Woods on 05 May 1997.

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GERMANY 1997 -SOCIETY FOR PROTECTION OF FORESTS.

Stamps on Stamp Day – Cuba 1988.

Stamps on Stamp Day – Cuba 1988.

Cuba issued a stamp featuring Passenger Pigeon on 24 Apr 1988 to mark Stamp Day.

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CUBA 1988-STAMP DAY – MESSENGER PIGEON

 

State Bird and Flowers of New Mexico – USA 1982.

State Bird and Flowers of New Mexico – USA 1982.

The USA issued a set of 50 stamps on State Birds and Flowers of States of the USA on 14 Apr 1982. We are listing them in Alphabetical order of States name. All stamps are 20 cents denomination. Stamps on 29th State are listed.

New Mexico– State BirdRoad Runner designated as State Bird in 1949. Hopi and Pueblo Indian tribes believe that roadrunner provided protection against evil spirits.

State FlowerYucca.            It was designated as the state flower in 1927. A desert plant also called “Our Lords Candles”.40-50 species are known. Roots are sometimes used as soap.

First Day Cover is listed, it shows New Mexico as the Southwest State of the USA.

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USA 1982 – STATE BIRDS & FLOWERS NEW MEXICO.

 

State Bird and Flowers of New Jersey – USA 1982.

State Bird and Flowers of New Jersey – USA 1982.

The USA issued a set of 50 stamps on State Birds and Flowers of States of the USA on 14 Apr 1982. We are listing them in Alphabetical order of States name. All stamps are 20 cents denomination. Stamps on 30th State are listed.

New Hampshire– State BirdEastern or American Goldfinch designated as State Bird in 1935. It eats primarily seeds from Dandelions & Sunflowers.

State Flower-Violet. It was designated as the state flower in 1914. 

First Day Cover is listed, it shows New Jersey as the Middle Atlantic States of USA.

USA N JERSEY BIRDS
USA 1982 -STATE FLOWER & BIRD.

State Bird and Flowers of New Hampshire – USA 1982.

State Bird and Flowers of New Hampshire – USA 1982.

The USA issued a set of 50 stamps on State Birds and Flowers of States of the USA on 14 Apr 1982. We are listing them in Alphabetical order of States name. All stamps are 20 cents denomination. Stamps on 29th State are listed.

New Hampshire– State Bird –Purple Finch designated as State Bird in 1957. 

State Flower-Purple Lilac. It was designated as the state flower in 1919. It has 1000 varieties.

First Day Cover is listed, it shows New Hampshire as the New England States of USA.

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USA 1982 – STATE BIRDS & FLOWERS OF NEW HAMPSHIRE.

State Bird and Flowers of Nevada – USA 1982.

State Bird and Flowers of Nevada – USA 1982.

The USA issued a set of 50 stamps on State Birds and Flowers of States of the USA on 14 Apr 1982. We are listing them in Alphabetical order of States name. All stamps are 20 cents denomination. Stamps on 28th State are listed.

Nevada– State Bird –Mountain Bluebird designated as State Bird in 1967. It is a small thrush found on ranchland and open areas.

State Flower-Sagebrush. It was designated as the state flower in 1917. It is used in Medicine and weaving mats.

First Day Cover is listed, it shows Nevada as the Southwest States of USA.

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USA 1982 -NEVADA BIRDS & FLOWERS.