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.

IRELAND N PARKS 1
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.

IRELAND N PARKS 2
IRELAND 2001 -NATIONAL PARKS.

 

Stamps on  Butterflies -Lesotho 1984.

Stamps on  Butterflies -Lesotho 1984.

Lesotho issued a stamp on African Migrant (6s) Butterfly on 20 Jan 1984.

LESOTHO FLOWERS
LESOTHO 1984-AFRICAN MIGRANT BUTTERFLY

TB Seals of India- Cinderella Philately -1972 – 73

TB Seals of India- Cinderella Philately -1972 – 73

Cinderella Stamps are labels that resemble a postage stamp but are not used as a postal fee for sending mail.

TB Seals of India – The Tuberculosis Association of India has been releasing TB seals since  1950 to raise funds for the prevention of Tuberculosis. Every year on 02 Oct TB Seals are released by the President of India and Campaign continues till 23 Feb (Foundation day of TB Association). The funds raised are given to State TB associations to combat TB, for research and 5 % to TB association of India. It features the logo of TB Association of India.

1972- 10 p – Rising Sun.

1973- 10 p – Butterfly.

INDIA TB SEALS 1972
INDIA TB SEALS 1972-73

Stamps on Butterflies – Ivory Coast 1995.

Stamps on Butterflies – Ivory Coast 1995.

Ivory Coast issued a set of stamps on Butterflies on 08 Dec 1995. The stamps  Feature

180 CFA – White -banded Palla                                              280 CFA- African Swallowtail           550 CFA- Western Emperor Swallowtail

I COAST BUTTERFLIES
IVORY COAST 1995- BUTTERFLIES

Stamps on  Insects – Switzerland 2002

Stamps on  Insects – Switzerland  2002

Switzerland issued a set of four stamps on Insects 17 Sep 2002.

10 ct- Blue Emperor Dragonfly            20 ct – Dark Green Fritillary

SWITZERLAND INSECTS 1
SWITZERLAND 2002-INSECTS -DRAGONFLY & FRITILLARY

50 ct- Rosalia Longicorn (Beetle)          100 ct- Striped Stink Bug

SWITZERLAND INSECTS 2
SWITZERLAND 2002-INSECTS -BEETLE & BUG

Stamps on Butterflies – Nepal 1974.

Stamps on Butterflies – Nepal 1974.

Nepal issued a set of stamps on Butterflies on 16 Oct 1974. The stamps  Feature

10 p – Red Lacewing   15p- Orange Oak Leaf  1.75 R- Redbreast Jezebel.

NEPAL BUTTERFLIES
NEPAL 1974 – BUTTERFLIES

Stamps on Insects (3) -Malta 2005

Stamps on Insects (3) -Malta 2005

Malta issued a set of  16 stamps of 16c each and a miniature sheet containing 16 stamps on insects on 20 Apr 2005.

16c- Cicada             16c- Long-headed Grasshopper         16c- Rhinoceros Beetle

MALTA INSECTS 5
MALTA 2005-INSECTS