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Posted 01/28/2012   04:25 am  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add Akeela to your friends list  Get a Link to this Message
Traveling Birds means a bird stamp with a legible postmark to show where the bird has traveled from. The town name on the cancellation is plotted on a Google Map of Traveling Birds. The stamps can then be viewed by clicking any name in the list or by clicking any of the markers. Bird stamps uploaded here can be viewed on the map http://g.co/maps/tpjra. I hope you the journey with the birds as we travel around the globe.
I'll start the journey in Melbourne, one of my home towns


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Posted 01/28/2012   04:42 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Akeela to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
a Tawny Owl and a Chinese Grosbeak traveled from YS Deokgye, Korea



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Posted 01/28/2012   05:19 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Akeela to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Posted from Riga, Latvia,a 2010 White stork on the Coat of Arms of Latvia and an Emperor Penguin from the 2009 Preserve the polar regions and glaciers minisheet.


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Posted 01/28/2012   06:03 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add scifi7 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Great topic Akeela! I like the map, great idea.
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Posted 01/28/2012   07:13 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Leng to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
A Rhinoceros Hornbill from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


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Posted 01/28/2012   07:17 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Leng to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Raggiana Bird of Paradise flying in from Kokopo (now in Papua New Guinea)


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In July 1998 these Pygmy Flycatchers took off from Ipoh, Malaysia :


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Posted 01/28/2012   07:22 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Leng to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Kingfisher from Heathrow Airport july 2011 . Postmark is Heathrow Airport Hounslow


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Posted 01/28/2012   07:39 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Leng to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
From Aitutaki , a Gray Kingbird & a Java Sparrow dated oct 1988

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Posted 01/28/2012   08:43 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add fifia to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Akeela, I got to get on this map!



one from Japan, hard to read the cancellation.




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Edited by fifia - 01/28/2012 09:37 am
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Thanks....This is such a great idea. I keep on looking for more
travelling birds.

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Posted 01/28/2012   4:45 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Akeela to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Hurray! I figured it out. Enjoy seeing all your traveling birds on the map http://g.co/maps/tpjra
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House Sparrow and Common House martin from Minsk, Belarus

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Eurasian Hobby and Common Buzzard from Berchem in Belgium, designed by the renowned wild life artist Alexander Buzin.


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Köthen (Anhalt) is a city in Germany. It is the capital of the district of Anhalt-Bitterfeld in Saxony-Anhalt, about 30 km (19 mi) north of Halle.

Köthen is the location of the main campus and the administrative center of the regional technical university Hochschule Anhalt which is especially strong in information technology. The city is conveniently located at the hub of the Magdeburg-Leipzig, Dessau–Köthen and Köthen–Aschersleben railways.




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Posted 01/28/2012   9:23 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Akeela to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
thanks fifia, the stamps are from the 1968 6v set,"Small Game" ,Common Pheasant and Common Pigeon.
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