C365 Birds of the World III

Issue Date: May 16, 2013

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On May 16, 2013, the Marshall Islands Postal Service issues ten new stamps featuring Birds of the World: the third issue in a series. The Caribbean Flamingo has a raucous and resounding cry. The Dalmatian Pelican has a large, grayish-white body, and long, black-tipped wings. The Piping Plover is named for its incessant call. The Coscoroba Swan has white plumage with black on the outer feathers. The state bird of Hawaii, the Hawaiian Goose is characterized by its barred neck, checkered chest and black cap. The Brown Pelican is a large coastal bird that weighs eight pounds and has a seven-foot wingspan. The Jabiru is a sizable waterbird distinguished by its white wings and tail, and its black head and legs. Despite its clumsy gait, the King Penguin is ideally adapted to life in the subantarctic. The White Spoonbill is a long-legged wading bird with a long neck and unique spoon-shaped bill. The Stanley Crane's diet consists primarily of vegetation.


  • Issue: Birds of the World III
  • Face Value: 10 x 46¢
  • Issue Date: May 16, 2013
  • Issue Place: Majuro
  • Original Artwork: Chuck Ripper
  • Printing 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: C365
  • Stamp Numbers:
    (10-1) Caribbean Flamingo
    (10-2) Dalmation Pelican
    (10-3) Piping Plover
    (10-4) Coscoroba Swan
    (10-5) Hawaiian Goose
    (10-6) Brown Pelican
    (10-7) Jabiru
    (10-8) King Penguins
    (10-9) White Spoonbill
    (10-10) Blue or Stanley Crane
  • Withdrawal Date: 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 C365 Birds of the World III
    US$ .46 Caribbean Flamingo
    US$ .46 Dalmation Pelican
    US$ .46 Piping Plover
    US$ .46 Coscoroba Swan
    US$ .46 Hawaiian Goose
    US$ .46 Brown Pelican
    US$ .46 Jabiru
    US$ .46 King Penguins
    US$ .46 White Spoonbill
    US$ .46 Blue or Stanley Crane

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    Item Description Withdrawal Date Stock
    Number (SKU)
    US$ Price
    Mint Sheetlet of 10 None 4675045
    First Day Cover Set of 2 None 4675126

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