Saturday, May 11, 2013

Tropical Birds


This is the first joint issue between Pos Malaysia and Singapore Post, featuring tropical birds. The following tropical birds are featured in this stamp issue :

1.  White-bellied Woodpecker
2.  Black-naped Oriole
3.  Red-throated Sunbird
4.  Asian Fairy Bluebird

Tropical birds are most active during dawn, the time when they forage for food. They feed on variety of items from worms and termites to berries, seeds and nectar.

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Date of Issue : 27 Jun 2002
Postmark : Kuala Lumpur
Denomination : 2 x 30 sen and 2 x RM1
Stamp Size : 30mm x 40mm
Paper : SPM Watermarked, Phosphor Coated
Printing Process : Lithography

A LIL' NOTE

This joint issue was awarded the Best Overall Joint Issue of 2002 by the International Philatelic Society of Joint Stamp Issues Collectors.

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