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Puzzler
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Posted 02/20/2012  8:12 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Puzzler to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

Thank you Leng.

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Puzzler
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Posted 02/20/2012  8:40 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Puzzler to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

Here is the Chile 1981 stamp

The penguins are Gentoo Penguins (Pygoscelis papua).

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fifia
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Posted 02/20/2012  8:57 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add fifia to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

Thank you, Puzzler,

Doobie Dear (I am giving away all my secrets)





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Leng
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Singapore
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Posted 02/20/2012  10:25 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Leng to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

Penguins on the map & looking good!
http://g.co/maps/tpjra

Here's an Eurasian Bullfinch (Pyrrhula pyrrhula) from Beyrouth, Liban (Beirut, Lebanon) from 1966



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fifia
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Posted 02/21/2012  2:22 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add fifia to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

Taiwan





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fifia
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Uganda

EESTI


Sorry, Leng, will try to do a better job!

Fifia



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Leng
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Singapore
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Abyssinian Roller (Coracias abyssinica) & Shining-blue Kingfisher (Alcedo quadribrachys) from Kampala, Uganda.
Red-backed Shrike (Larius collurio) from Haapsalu, Estonia.
Added to map!
Cant read the Zimbabwe place name though.


Here's a Seychelles Black Parrot (Coracopsis nigia barklyi) the national bird of the Seychelles, & it's endemic to the Seychelles. Took off from Victoria in July 1969.





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Akeela
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Posted 02/22/2012  01:37 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Akeela to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

there's some really great stamps and postmarks flying around

From Belfast , Ireland, a Long -tailed tit (Aegithalos caudatus) on a new Post and Go ATM label.




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Akeela
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China, Tibetan Bunting ( Emberiza koslowi) posted from Suzhou



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Leng
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Singapore
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Posted 02/22/2012  9:22 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Leng to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

Keep 'em coming, fifia & all bird stamp collectors!

From Gibraltar we have a Blue Rock Thrush (Monticola solitarius) which is found in southern Europe & northwest Africa, with migratory populations in parts of Asia.




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Leng
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Singapore
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A pair of Kokako (Callaeas cinereus) from New Zealand.
The Kokako belongs to the endemic New Zealand wattlebirds, an ancient family of birds which have been there since
before the time New Zealand first became an island or archipelago!


From Watlington, South Island





From Christchurch, South Island




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carebear
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wow so many birds flying in & the map looks great! & i'm learning about birds too.
I have this European Honey Buzzard (Pernis apivorus) from Malta, hope the postmark is clear enough.
The bird is a summer migrant to most of Europe & western Asia, then spends winters in tropical Africa. (wiki)




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Leng
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Yes it's clear enough, Carebear. It's on the map!
http://g.co/maps/tpjra.

Here's a Bronze Sunbird pair (female & male) from Lusaka, Zambia. The Nectarinia kilimensis is found in a wide range over Africa.




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Akeela
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Flown all the way from Bangalore, the IT heart of South India ...Rock Pigeon (Columba livia) and House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)




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Leng
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Singapore
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Greater Honeyguides (Indicator indicator) from Mombasa, Kenya



These birds actually lead humans to bee colonies so that they can partake of the wax & larvae once the honey is taken.

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