World Wetlands Day is celebrated on Feb 2 every year. It marks the adoption of the Intergovernmental treaty the Convention on Wetlands. The NewZealand Game Bird Habitat collection is issued every year on this day. The 02 Feb 2019 issue is 26th in the series and features the Chukar. New Zealand Post Issued a Miniature Sheet and a $10 stamp on Chukar. Courtesy NZ Post.
The Crocodile Park was formed in 2008 at Village Kotmi Sonar near Bilaspur. The Park is home to about 200 amphibians. It is spread over 120 acres of Land with several ponds. A booklet was issued on 08 Dec 2012. A total of 1000 copies of Booklets were printed each containing four stamps of rupees five (Rs 20) and sold for Rs 30.
The Welcoming Face of Guernsey – Miniature Sheet of Guernsey 1995
A Booklet of Greeting Stamps was issued by Guernsey on 28 Feb 1995. The Booklet contained eight stamps in a sheetlet and each stamp was of 24 pence each. The theme of the stamps was The Welcoming Face of Guernsey. Each stamp has a face of Guernsey on it. The side labels also have slogans on Food’s Great, Lovely Coastline, Greetings etc
Stamps on Alishan Forest railway – Taiwan (ROC) – 1992
Alishan Forest railway is an 86 Km network of narrow gauge railways running through mountain resort of Alishan in Chiayi county of Taiwan. The railways originally constructed for logging of Cypress and Taiwania wood by Japanese Imperial Government in 1912 has now become a tourist attraction with its unique Z-shaped switchbacks, over 50 tunnels and 77 wooden bridges. The main line originally ran from Chiayi ( elevation 30m) to Alishan (2216m).
Taiwan (ROC) issued two stamps on Alishan Forest railway on 05 Nov 1992. It features a Steam engine (5 NT$ stamp) and a Diesel Locomotive ( 15 NT$ stamp).
China hosted the 22nd UPU Congress in Beijing in 1999. It issued a Miniature sheet containing eight stamps on Huangshan mountain on 20 Oct 1997. Each stamp was of 200 Chinese renminbi.
Huangshan is a mountain range in southern Anhui province in eastern China. It is UNESCO World Heritage site and one of China’s main tourist destinations. It was namedHuangshan Mountain (Yellow Mountain) in 747 AD by Imperial order of Tang Dynasty.
The scenes feature on the miniature sheet from Top left to right are
200 ren – Mount Huangshan at Sunrise 200 ren -XIHAI Peaks
200 ren – Flying rock in surging Clouds. 200 ren – Beihai in drifting Clouds
200 ren -Yupping Peak 200 ren – Mystical Stone
200 ren – Tiandu Peak over Clouds 200 ren – Fabied abode of Immortals