Birds (Babblers-Timaliidae Family)

Code: 882

Black-crowned Barwing

Greater Necklaced Laughingthrush

Red-tailed Minla

Golden-winged Laughingthrush

Long-beaked Babbler

Blue-winged Minla

     On 15/3/2002, the Department General of Posts & Telecommunications (DGPT) issues the stampset “Birds (Babblers-Timaliidae Family)” of 6 values, introducing some birds of babblers-timaliidae family, sparrow passeriformes order in Vietnam. These species have colourful feathers, beautiful twitter and live in evergreen & secondary forests, and evergreen forests’ edge. Some species of those are newly found, decried for scientific study and recorded in book of the IUCN.

Model 1: Black-crowned Barwing (Actinodura Sodangorum) with a face value of VND600

Model 2: Golden-winged Laughingthrush (Garrulax ngoclinhensis)with a face value of VND800

Model 3: Greater Necklaced Laughingthrush (Garrulax pectoralis)with a face value of VND800

Model 4: Long-beaked Babbler (Pomatorhinus hypoleucos)with a face value of VND800

Model 5: Red-tailed Minla (Minla ignotincta)with a face value of VND5,000

Model 6: Blue-winged Minla (Minla cyanouroptera)with a face value of VND8,000

Date of issuance: March 15, 2002
Designer: Mrs. Vu Kim Lien (COTEVINA)
Stamp size: 37 x 37 (mm)
Sheet composition: 20 stamps
FDC (2 envelope) size : 170 x 110 (mm)
Printer: Postal Stamp Printing Enterprise (Ho Chi Minh City)
Printing process: offset
Color: multi-colored
Paper: gummed & ungummed paper

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