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Additions to 5th Definitive Birdlife of Namibia issued 01.03.2013
5th Definitive Birdlife series (12 values), issue date: 15 February 2012

The 5th Definitive Stamp series issued by NamPost on 15th February 2012 and 1st March 2013 focusses on these endemic and near-endemic birds of Namibia. The birds inhabit characteristic and spectacular Namibian landscapes and these form a prominent part of the stamp designs.

Many thanks to Helge Denker (designer of this stamp series) for the detailed information concerning the landscape in the background of the stamps.

Benguela Long-billed Lark
(Certhilauda benguelensis)

background:
Lower Huab valley, around 50 kilometres from the coast.
Barlow's Lark
(Calendulauda barlowi)

background:
Sperrgebiet National Park north of Oranjemund.
Rosy-faced Lovebird
(Agapormis roseicollis)

background:
Epupa Falls on the Kunene River.
Gray's Lark
(Ammomanopsis grayi)

background:
Granite hills north of the Khumib River, Skeleton Coast Park.
Barlow's Lark
(Calendulauda barlowi)

background:
Sperrgebiet National Park north of Oranjemund.

5th Definitive Birdlife series (12 values), issue date: 15 February 2012

 

 

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