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Posted 02/04/2012   7:11 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add falconrw to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
This rooster flew in from Trafalger Square, London, England and apparantly he has found something to crow about.

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Thailand
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Posted 02/04/2012   8:34 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add scifi7 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I've not seen that Channel Tunnel stamp before falconrw, nice stamp. I think on that occasion the rooster gave his wings a rest and took the train
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Canada
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Posted 02/04/2012   9:44 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Puzzler to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

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Yellow-bellied Sunbird (Cinnyris jugularis)
(also known as Olive-backed Sunbird)

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Until you see stamps enlarged on the screen you never see whats really there. Bird st nest and background waterfall.

I didn't even see the baby bird until now!
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Posted 02/04/2012   9:48 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Puzzler to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Birds of South Africa 1998 stamps, flying from East London in Eastern Cape province in South Africa:

A Wattled Crane
(Bugeranus carunculatus)
lifting his foot because something took a bite out of the stamp !

and an African Penguin
(Spheniscus demersus)
(also known as a Black-footed Penguin.)
(also widely known as the Jack*** Penguin because of it's donkey-like bray.) (this name was censored)


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Canada
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Posted 02/04/2012   10:13 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Puzzler to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Help, help, I am caught in a fence and can't fly.
A Goldcrest not flying from Ireland.
(Regulus regulus)

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Australia
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Posted 02/04/2012   11:49 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Akeela to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

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Not certain if you would find any more Cobb's Wren as they are endemic to the Falkland Islands and not found anywhere else as stated on the Souvenir Sheet.

There are about 2000 breeding pairs left but they are not not on any of the inhabited islands where rats were introduced.
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Australia
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Posted 02/05/2012   12:04 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Akeela to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Falkland Islands, Estonia and East London (SA) and Trafalgar Square now added to the map. Great to see so many birds arriving :)
http://g.co/maps/tpjra
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Australia
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Posted 02/05/2012   12:08 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Akeela to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
A flock of Saker Falcon (Falco cherrug) arrived from Abu Dhabi


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Australia
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Posted 02/05/2012   12:30 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Akeela to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Ortolan Bunting(Emberiza hortulana) from Brestanica,Slovenia flew on that special date.
Although there are millions of theses birds in Europe, it's thought numbers are declining due to habitat destruction.

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Canada
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Posted 02/08/2012   11:13 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Puzzler to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
From Santa Clarita, (North of Los Angles) California, USA
(Zip Code 91354)
a par of Cardinals (not sure which type, there are lots)
Akeela says: Northern Cardinal(Cardinalis cardinalis) (more info in her post - scroll down)

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Posted 02/08/2012   11:43 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Puzzler to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
John James Audubon, wildlife artist stamp, Scott #3650, mailed in 2002 from the island possession of the USA,
the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, in the city of San Juan,

a grouping of tanagers on three over-lapping stamps:
Louisiana Tanager ( Piranga ludoviciana) (the two top yellow-coloured birds)
and Scarlet Tanager (Piranga olivacea) (red-coloured male, olive brown and yellow female below)

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Australia
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Posted 02/08/2012   11:56 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Akeela to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

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a par of Cardinals (not sure which type,

The 1991 stamp is a Northern Cardinal(Cardinalis cardinalis) and has got to be the most popular bird in the USA This showy red bird is the Official State bird for seven states: Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, Ohio, Kentucky, Illinois and Indiana. As you can imagine it was very popular as a caged bird but sales are now banned
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Australia
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Posted 02/09/2012   12:10 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Akeela to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Cardinals from California and Tanagers from Puerto Rico now on the map http://g.co/maps/tpjra
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Australia
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Posted 02/09/2012   12:18 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Akeela to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

A tiny hummingbird which prefers dry open country,a Horned Sungem (Heliactin bilophus) all the way from Mogi Das in Brasil 1981

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Posted 02/09/2012   12:25 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Puzzler to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

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rom Mogi Das

Probably Mogi Das Cruzes near Sao Paulo.
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