Special Cover Long Billed Vulture Conservation -India 2017
Long Billed Vulture (Gyps indicus) is the smallest of the Vultures which is critically endangered since 1990s.This species is now locally extinct in several regions. The in-situ conservation measures for this species are being taken up in Bejjur of Kagaznagar Forest Division of Telangana State Forest Department.
A Special cover on Long Billed Vulture was issued at Hyderabad during the 63rd Wildlife Week (2-8 Oct 2017). The Cover with a cancellation on Vulture was released on 06 Oct 2017. Cover no TS/08/2017
National Parks of Australia – Stamps of Australia-1979
Australia issued a set of seven stamps on National Parks of Australia on 09 Apr 1979.Five horizontal were issued in strips of Five and vertical stamps were issued in Se-tenant pair. The Seven parks featured are
Port Campbell National Park Victoria-established on 05 May 1964. It has flora such as sun orchid,spider orchid,bower spinach etc.Southern emu ,honeyeaters,egrets,Pelicans and black swans are also found here.Brown bandicoots , echidna are fauna species found here.
Uluru-Kata-Tjuta National Park – Northern Territory
Royal National Park – New South Wales
Flinders Ranges National Park South Australia
Nambung National Park Western Australia
Girraween National Park Queensland -is an area of granite belt in the Darling Downs region of Queensland.It was established on 21 Oct 1966.Girraween is an aboriginal word meaning place of flowers. The Golden wattle blooms in July in the Park. Among the fauna species found here are common wombat,spotted quoll,lyrebird,turquoise Parrot and Bald rock creek turtle
150th Anniversary of Brisbane – Pre Stamped Envelope Australia 2009
In 1859 Brisbane became a Municipality and the First Council was established .Brisbane was declared the Capital of newly formed state of Queensland. Brisbane today is a vibrant City with multi cultural communities and cutting edge technologies.
A Pre stamped envelope was issued on 01 Sep 2009 to mark Brisbane’s 150th Anniversary.It features Brisbane iconic locations -City Botanic Gardens ,Goodwill Bridge and Southbank Parklands.