Birds Of Himalayas – Golden naped Finch – By India Post

Birds Of Himalayas – Golden naped Finch – By India Post

The golden – naped Finch is a species of finch in the Fringillidae family.  It is found in Bhutan, China, India,  Myammar & Nepal.

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Birds Of Himalayas – Black-eared Shrike babbler – By India Post

Birds Of Himalayas – Black-eared Shrike babbler – By India Post

The Black-eared Shrike babbler is a bird species traditionally considered an aberrant Old World babbler and placed in the family Timaliidae. It is found in Bhutan, China, India, Laos, Malaysia, Myammar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam.

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Birds Of Himalayas – Robin Accentor – By India Post

Birds Of Himalayas – Robin Accentor – By India Post

A small Asiatic song bird. The Robin Accentor is a species of bird  in the Prunellidae family. It is found in Bhutan, China, India, Nepal & Pakistan.

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Birds Of Himalayas – Goldfinch – By India Post

Birds Of Himalayas – Goldfinch – By India Post

The goldfinch has a red face and a black-and-white head. The back and flanks are buff or chestnut brown. The black wings have a broad yellow bar. The tail is black and the rump is white. The female is very similar to the male but has a slightly smaller red area on the face.

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Birds Of Himalayas – Alexandrine Parakeet – By India Post

Birds Of Himalayas – Alexandrine Parakeet – By India Post

The Alexandrine parakeet is one of the largest species of parakeet (long tail) species, thus often being the largest parrot in their native range.

The Alexandrine parakeet has an average lifespan of 40 years, and is among the top five greatest mimicking champion parrot species.

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Birds Of Himalayas – Bar-Winged Cuckoo-Shrike – By India Post

Birds Of Himalayas – Bar-Winged Cuckoo-Shrike – By India Post

The bar-winged cuckoo-shrike is a small passerine bird found in the forests of tropical southern Asia from the Himalayas and hills of the Indian subcontinent east to Indonesia. Males being more shiny black than the females.

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WWF Maximum Cards – Red-fronted Parrot – Norfolk Island

World Wide Fund For Nature

Official Maximum Card – Red-fronted Parrot – Norfolk Island

A set of 4 Maximum Cards – Red-fronted Parrot – Red-fronted Parrots often come down to the ground to forage, scratching amongst the forest debris with their feet, in much the same way as chickens. Adult male Red-fronted Parrots are about 27-30 cm long; females are slightly smaller. When feeding in trees and shrubs, the Red-fronted Parrot is extremely difficult to detect; its green plumage blends perfectly with the foliage.

Date Of issue:-16.09.1987.

Special Cover – ‘Centenary Celebration of Department of Zoology, Bangalore University’

Special Cover:- ‘Centenary Celebration of Department of Zoology, Bangalore University’ issued by ‘Karnataka Postal Circle’.

Date Of Issue:- 29.07.2010.

Contributed By:- Muralidhara, Bangalore

Sheetlet – Malaysia – Celebrate the Millenium

Sheetlet – Malaysia – Celebrate the Millenium

Malaysia  issued a sheetlet on 31 Dec 1999 under the Theme ‘Celebrate The Millenium’ . It contains first 10 stamps of 20 stamp series on Millenium. The themes on stamps are Bird , Vase , Tree , Printing Press , Fish , Deer ,Elephant ,Knife , Tower , Sailing Boat.

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