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 People  – New Zealand 1989.

Stamps on People  – New Zealand 1989.

New Zealand issued a set of stamps on People on the theme New Zealand Heritage on 17 May 1989.

40c- Moriori – Moriori originated from Maori settlers from New Zealand mainland around 1500.              60c -Prospectors             70c -Settlers

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NEW ZEALAND 1989 – PEOPLE

80c – Whalers            $1.05 -Missionaries               $1.30 -Maori

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NEW ZEALAND 1989 -PEOPLE.

Stamps on Fauna –Tokelau 1985.

Stamps on Fauna  –Tokelau 1985.

Tokelau issued a set of stamps on Fauna on 04 Dec 1985.

5c – Coconut Crab                            18c – Pig                                            32c – Chicken

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TOKELAU -FAUNA

48c –  Green Sea Turtle                     60c – Goat                                75c – Duck

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TOKELAU 1985- FAUNA

Airmail Postcards on Whales – Pygmy Right Whale – South Africa 1998.

Airmail Postcards on Whales – South Africa 1998

A set of Airmail Postcards have been issued by South Africa on Mammals and Whales on 23 Oct 1998. These are No Value Indicator Postcards ( issue value 1.30 Rand). These are WWF theme postcards on Worldwide Environment Protection.

Airmail Postcard -Pygmy Right Whale.

The  Pygmy Right Whale is the smallest of the Baleen Whales. Mostly found in Southern Hemisphere (South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Tasmania, Chile ).Longest male registered at 6.1 metres and female at 6.45 metres.

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SOUTH AFRICA AIRMAIL POSTCARDS 1998 -PYGMY RIGHT WHALE.
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SOUTH AFRICA AIRMAIL POSTCARDS 1998 -PYGMY RIGHT WHALE.

Airmail Postcards on Whales – South Africa 1998

Airmail Postcards on Whales – South Africa 1998

A set of Airmail Postcards have been issued by South Africa on Mammals and Whales. These are No Value Indicator Postcards ( issue value 1.03 Rand). These are WWF theme postcards on Worldwide Environment Protection.

Airmail Postcard -Minke Whale.

The Minke Whale is the second smallest of the Baleen Whales. Two classifications Common Minke Whale or Northern Minke Whale and the Antarctic Minke Whale or Southern Minke Whale. They are part of the Rorquals family that includes Humpback Whale, Fin Whale and Blue whale among others.IUCN red lists labels common minke whale as least concern.

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SOUTH AFRICA AIRMAIL POSTCARD 1998 – MINKE WHALE
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SOUTH AFRICA AIRMAIL POSTCARD 1998 – MINKE WHALE

 

Special Cancellations Singapore 1995- FIAP Day.

Special Cancellations Singapore 1995- FIAP Day.

The Singapore 1995 International Stamp Exhibition was held in Singapore from 1-10 Sep 1995. Singapore had released a Miniature Sheet featuring Orchids to commemorate this exhibition. Special Cancellations were provided for days of the exhibition.

Singapore issued four stamps on Marine Fish as part of Care for Nature programme on 19 Jul 1995. These stamps and Firs Day Covers have been used to provide the Special Cancellations on Singapore 1995.

09 Sep 1995 – Singapore Post Day       $1 –Longfin Bannerfish.

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SINGAPORE 1995 – FIAP DAY
SINGAPORE 95 9 SEP CANC
SINGAPORE 1995 -FIAP DAY

Special Cancellations Singapore 1995- Singapore Post Day.

Special Cancellations Singapore 1995- Singapore Post Day.

The Singapore 1995 International Stamp Exhibition was held in Singapore from 1-10 Sep 1995. Singapore had released a Miniature Sheet featuring Orchids to commemorate this exhibition. Special Cancellations were provided for days of the exhibition.

Singapore issued four stamps on Marine Fish as part of Care for Nature programme on 19 Jul 1995. These stamps and Firs Day Covers have been used to provide the Special Cancellations on Singapore 1995.

07 Sep 1995 – Singapore Post Day       60c – Harlequin Sweetlips.

SINGAPORE 95 7 SEP
SINGAPORE 1995 – SINGAPORE POST DAY.
SINGAPORE 95 7 SEP CANC
SINGAPORE 1995- SINGAPORE POST DAY