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Asian Fierce Birds -   Code: 776

Fierce bird - a species inhabite in forest _ high mountainous regions and exhauted deserts in Asia. Their food are is mainly insects _ small animal. This is a big species with a sharp - pointed _ hooked beak, black _ grey ( not colourful) feather. They are not as tamed as the other species.

In order to introduce the Fierce bird-species inhabiting in Asia, General Department of Posts _ Telecommunications (DGPT) issues the stampset "Asian Fierce Birds" consisting of 6 values :

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- The 1st: Bee-killed Hawk (Pernis apivorus) - face value: 400 d

- The 2nd: Big Sparrow Hawk (Accipiter gentilis) - face value: 400 d

- The 3rd: Brown headed Hawk (Spizaetus Ornatus) - face value: 400 d

- The 4th: Japanese Hawk (Buteobuteo) - face value: 3,000 d

- The 5th: Harrier (Circus melanoleucos) - face value: 5,000 d

- The 6th: White-cloud Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) - face value: 12,000 d

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Date of issue

Designer

Stamp size

Sheet composition

Perforation

FDC

FDC size

Printer

Printing process

Colour

Paper

04.05.1998

Vo Luong Nhi (COTEVINA)

37 x 37 (mm)

25 stamps

13

2 cover

190 x 120 (mm)

Postal Stamp Printing Enterprise (in Ho Chi Minh City) 

offset

multi-coloured

standard paper (both gummed and un gummed)

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