09 November 2010

New Stamps on Kingfisher..



Hi ! Here is a magnificent set of four stamps issued by Australia Post on Kingfishers. The stamps feature the most beautiful Kingfisher species found in Australia. The wonderful Maxim Cards have added colors to to this lovely issue and will be very much appreciated by bird lovers and stamp collectors. My sincere thanks to Mr Yves of France and Mr Bedi of Patna for the wonderful items they have sent to me. This is all for Today…Till next Post …Have a Great Time !




Date of Issue – 26 October 2010

Australian Kingfishers

Kingfishers comprise a distinctive and spectacular group. There are 95 species worldwide, 10 occurring in Australia. Two species are endemic - the Red-backed Kingfisher and the Laughing Kookaburra - and eight are shared with other countries.

This new stamps issued by Australia Post comprises four denominations, featuring the following Kingfisher species:

  • 60c Red-backed Kingfisher (Todiramphus pyrrhopygius )
  • $1.20 Sacred Kingfisher (Todiramphus sanctus )
  • $1.80 Blue-winged Kookaburra (Dacelo leachii )
  • $3.00 Yellow-billed Kingfisher (Syma torotoro )



My Recent Covers

Copy of thanks

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Yves Stagnaro, Nice - France

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JS Bedi, Patna

Club News

State Philatelic Exhibition in Shimla

The first State level Philatelic Exhibition will be held in Shimla from 10 – 12 December 2010 at Indira Gandhi Sports Complex.For more details contact Incharge, Philatelic Bureau, Shimla.

News from our readers….

Mr Manmohan Singh of Bangalore is going to open a new branch of Philaindia 1 Source at Secumderabad today at 4 PM. Mr Manmohan Singh may be contacted at philaindia@gmail.com ph.0-93412-13173


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