C362 Birds of the World Part II
Issue Date: March 9, 2013
On March 9, 2013, the Marshall Islands Postal Service issues ten new stamps featuring Birds of the World: the second issue in a series.
The Hadada Ibis has an almost entirely olive-gray plumage. The White-faced Whistling Duck owes its name to its striking white face and characteristic three-note whistle. The Scarlet Ibis is a
long-legged wading bird closely related to flamingos and pelicans. The Fulvous Tree Duck is known for the whirring sound made by its wings. The Knob-billed Goose is named for the leaf-shaped
caruncle positioned atop the male's bill. The Egyptian Goose sports patches of chestnut-colored feathers around each eye. The Baikal Teal breeds in central and eastern Siberia and winters in
southern Siberia. Unlike most penguins, the Humboldt's Penguin is found almost solely along the coast of South America. The Whooping Crane, once frequently sighted across North America, was for
decades hunted for its long white feathers. The Red-breasted Goose wears a striking plumage containing black, white and rusty red.
TECHNICAL DATA Issue: Birds of the
World IIFace Value: 10 x 46¢ Issue Date: March 9, 2013 Issue Place: Majuro Original Artwork: Chuck RipperPrinting Process: Black, cyan, magenta, yellow by offset
lithography on unwatermarked gummed paper Printer: Pioneer Printing, Cheyenne, Wyoming, U.S.A. Stamp Format: Vertical Stamps Per Sheet: 10 Designs per Sheet: 10 Overall Sheet
Size: 179mm x 110mm Size of Stamps: 31mm x 40mm Issue Number: C362 Stamp Numbers:
(10-1) Hadada Ibis
(10-2) White-faced Whistling Duck
(10-3) Scarlet Ibis
(10-5) Knob-billed Goose
(10-6) Egyptian Goose
(10-7) Baikal Teal
(10-8) Humboldt's Penguin
(10-9) Whooping Cranes
(10-10) Red Breasted Goose
While supplies last.
Stamp designs ©2013 Marshall Islands Postal Service Authority. All rights reserved.
Stamps in this Issue
| Currency || Face Value || Stamp Description |
| US$ ||
4.60 || Birds of the World Part II || US$ || .46 || Hadada Ibis || US$ || .46 || White-faced Whistling Duck || US$
|| .46 || Scarlet Ibis || US$ || .46 || Fulvous Tree Duck || US$ || .46 || Knob-billed Goose || US$ ||
.46 || Egyptian Goose || US$ || .46 || Baikal Teal || US$ || .46 || Humboldt's Penguins || US$ || .46 ||
Whooping Cranes || US$ || .46 || Red-breasted Goose |
Available for you to Order
Item Description || Withdrawal Date || Stock |
| US$ Price |
|Full Sheet of 10 ||None ||4674030 || || $7.13 |
|First Day Cover Set of 2 ||None ||4674103 ||
|| $10.23 |
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