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.

 

Miniature Sheet on Hochharz National Park -Germany 2002.

Miniature Sheet on Hochharz National Park -Germany 2002.

A Miniature sheet containing one stamp of 56c was issued by Germany on Hochharz National Park on 04 Jul 2002. It is a nature reserve in German Federal states of Lower Saxony and Saxony Anhalt. in its current form from 01 Jan 2006 it was created by merger of Harz National Park of Lower Saxony (established 1994) and Upper Harz National Park (established in 1990). The Flora includes Norway Spruce, Rowan, Oak and Birch and the Fauna includes Dipper, Black Stork, Falcon, European Wildcat and Eurasian Lynx.

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GERMANY 2002 -HOCHHARZ NATIONAL PARK

Stamps on National Parks – New Zealand 1987.

Stamps on National Parks – New Zealand 1987.

New Zealand issued a set of four stamps on 100th Anniversary of National Parks on 17 Jun 1987.

70c – Urewera  – Established 1954, forested along the east coast of NZ’s North Island.

80c – Mt Cook National Park – Established 1953, Mt Cook lies in this park.

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NEW ZEALAND 1987-NATIONAL PARKS

85c – Fiordland National Park  – Established in 1952, it is the largest national park.

$ 1.30 – Tongariro National Park – It is the oldest national park in New Zealand. It has been acknowledged by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site of mixed culture and natural values. There are three active volcanoes in the park.

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NEW ZEALAND 1987 -NATIONAL PARKS

Pakistan – Belarus Joint Issue – National Parks -2016

Pakistan – Belarus Joint Issue – National Parks -2016

Pakistan issued a set of se-tenant stamps as a Joint issue with Belarus. The Theme of Joint issue was National Parks . Both the stamps had a face value of Rupees Twenty each.

Saiful -Muluk National Park Pakistan-The park was created in 2003 and centred around Saiful Muluk alpine Lake. It is located in Kaghan Valley in Khyber Northern Pakistan.The flora includes sub alpine conifer forests and fauna includes Snow leopard,Asiatic Black bear Indian Leopard and Lynx.

Narachanski National Park Belarus.-It is centred around Lake Narach .The fauna found here includes Red Deer, European Badger, raccoon dog,fishes and 200 plus species of Birds like Osprey and  Common crane.

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FDC PAKISTAN -BELARUS JOINT ISSUE – NATIONAL PARKS 2016

National Parks of Australia – Stamps of Australia-1979

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

Mount Field National Park Tasmania

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FDC AUSTRALIA 1979 NATIONAL PARKS