FDC – Philippines – India – Joint Issue – Se-Tenant

FDC – Philippines – India – Joint Issue -Se-Tenant

Philippines issued a Se-Tenant Pair  on 27 Nov 2009 on Philippines -India Joint Issue. The Issue also marked 60 Years of Diplomatic relations between the two Countries  . The two stamps   show the Whale Shark (Butading )-  7 Peso and Gangetic Dolphin- 7 Peso. A FDC with the Se-Tenant Pair  is shown.

FDC – Philippines – India – Joint Issue

FDC – Philippines – India – Joint Issue -Miniature Sheet

Philippines issued a Miniature sheet on 27 Nov 2009 containing  Se-tenant pair of Stamps on Philippines -India Joint Issue. The Issue also marked 60 Years of Diplomatic relations between the two Countries  . The two stamps   show the Whale Shark (Butading )-  20 Peso and Gangetic Dolphin- 7 Peso. A FDC with the miniature sheet is shown.

Philippines – India – Joint Issue – Color Variety

Philippines – India – Joint Issue – Color Variety

Philippines has issued Joint issue with India in form of Sheetlet and Miniature sheet. Apart from change in denomination the color of stamps in Miniature sheet and Sheetlet differ (almost blue omitted in Miniature sheet).

A Se-tenant Pair from sheetlet and Miniature sheet is shown for Comparison.

Miniature Sheet – Philippines – India – Joint Issue

Miniature Sheet – Philippines – India – Joint Issue

Philippines issued a Miniature sheet in 2009 containing  Se-tenant pair of Stamps on Philippines -India Joint Issue. The Issue also marked 60 Years of Diplomatic relations between the two Countries  . The two stamps   show the Whale Shark (Butading )-  20 Peso and Gangetic Dolphin- 7 Peso.

Sheetlet – Philippines – India – Joint Issue

Sheetlet – Philippines – India – Joint Issue

Philippines issued a sheetlet in 2009 containing 05 Se-tenant pairs of Stamps on Philippines -India Joint Issue. The Issue also marked 60 Years of Diplomatic relations between the two Countries  . The two stamps each of 07 Philippine Peso denomination show the Whale Shark (Butading ) and Gangetic Dolphin. The Borders of Sheetlet have the Flags of India and Philippines.


Miniature Sheet -India – Philippines : Joint Issue-By India Post

Miniature Sheet -India – Philippines : Joint Issue-By India Post

Two Stamps in Miniature Sheet

Rs 5 /-  Gangetic Dolphin , Rs 20 / – Butanding

Date Of Issue:-16.11.2009.

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Indian Stamps-India-Philippines: Joint Issue- By India Post

Stamps India-India-Philippines: Joint Issue- By India Post

Se-tenant Stamp-Gangetic Dolphin, Butanding

The Ganges River Dolphin or Gangetic Dolphin is a freshwater dolphin that is found primarily in the River Ganges. Its zoological name is Platanista gangetica.The Ganges River Dolphin can be seen in several rivers of South Asia. There are two subspecies of the Ganges River Dolphin – one which is found in the Indus River and the other is found in river systems of North India, Nepal and Bangladesh. It can be seen in the Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna in India, the Karnali River in Nepal and the Karnaphuli and Sangu Rivers in Bangladesh.

The Ganges River Dolphin is found in fresh water in rivers across the Indian subcontinent. It prefers to swim in deeper waters. During times of flood the Ganges River Dolphin is also seen in seasonal channels and flood plains. It prefers to stay in water with a temperature between 8 and 33 deg Celcius.The Ganges River Dolphin eats various species of fish, frogs, amphibians and other invertebrates and possibly turtles and young water birds. Fish is the main part of its diet and the Ganges River Dolphin spends much of its time feeding near the riverbed. It uses echolocation to find its prey and also uses its flippers and snout to locate something edible in the muddy riverbed.

Butanding (Rhincodon typus)is a whale shark with scientific name (Rhincodon typus). It is a slow moving and largest specie of fish in the world which is also a filter feeding shark. It can live for about 70 year and can grow up to 12.2 meters and weigh up to 13.6 tons. It is usually found in tropical and warm oceans as their habitat.

As a filter feeder, the whale shark’s foods are phytoplankton, macro-algae, plankton, krill and small nektonic like small squids, shrimps and prawns.

The whale sharks “Butanding” usually” visits the waters of the Philippines specifically in Donsol from the month of November to May. Butanding is migratory creature in nature which commonly travels across the oceans which close to the equator. Studies showed that nowhere else in the world they have seen a larger group of butanding than in the waters of Donsol, Sorsogon.

Date Of Issue:-16.11.2009.

2008 & 2009 Indian Stamps At a Glance, Click on below link:-

https://www.indianstampghar.com/new-issues/

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Sheetlet – Nepal – Animals / Mammals

Sheetlet – Nepal – Animals / Mammals

A sheetlet containing 16 Stamps (Four Se-tenant Blocks of Four) on Mammals Series issued by Nepal in 2005. All stamps are of Rs 10/- Denomination.The animals on stamps are Gangetic Dolphin , Indian Pangolin , Asian Wild Elephant and Clouded Leopard.

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