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    • FAL162 Feathers FDC
    • FAL162 Feathers FDC
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      • Technical Details Photography Georgina Strange FDC Illustration Tatiana de Mendonça Printer Cartor Process Stochastic lithography Perforation 13 ¼ x 13 ½ per 2cms Stamp size 42 x 28mm Sheet layout 10 Release date 5 August, 2019 Production Co-ordination Creative Direction (Worldwide) Ltd
      • FAL162 Feathers Set
      • FAL162 Feathers Set
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        • Technical Details Photography Georgina Strange FDC Illustration Tatiana de Mendonça Printer Cartor Process Stochastic lithography Perforation 13 ¼ x 13 ½ per 2cms Stamp size 42 x 28mm Sheet layout 10 Release date 5 August, 2019 Production Co-ordination Creative Direction (Worldwide) Ltd
        • FAL162 Feathers £0.32 Albatross Full Sheet
        • FAL162 Feathers £0.32 Albatross Full Sheet
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          • 32p Black-browed Albatross – Thalassarche melanophris Over 75% of the world’s population of this albatross species breed in the Falkland Islands, with a total of over half a million pairs across 12 breeding sites. These majestic birds come to the Falklands each September to lay their single egg. During the courtship ritual, which is very important in this family of birds due to their life-long, mo…
          • FAL162 Feathers £0.32 Albatross Stamp
          • FAL162 Feathers £0.32 Albatross Stamp
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            • 32p Black-browed Albatross – Thalassarche melanophris Over 75% of the world’s population of this albatross species breed in the Falkland Islands, with a total of over half a million pairs across 12 breeding sites. These majestic birds come to the Falklands each September to lay their single egg. During the courtship ritual, which is very important in this family of birds due to their life-long, mo…
            • FAL162 Feathers £0.32 Caracara Full Sheet
            • FAL162 Feathers £0.32 Caracara Full Sheet
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              • 32p Striated Caracara – Phalcoboenus australis This bird of prey has its stronghold in the Falkland Islands, but is considered to be one of the rarest in world terms. A member of the Falconidae family, the Striated caracara actually gets its name from the feathers that are shown on this stamp – the small, white feathers create beautiful stripes or striations from the nape downwards. As the bird ma…
              • FAL162 Feathers £0.32 Caracara Stamp
              • FAL162 Feathers £0.32 Caracara Stamp
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                • 32p Striated Caracara – Phalcoboenus australis This bird of prey has its stronghold in the Falkland Islands, but is considered to be one of the rarest in world terms. A member of the Falconidae family, the Striated caracara actually gets its name from the feathers that are shown on this stamp – the small, white feathers create beautiful stripes or striations from the nape downwards. As the bird ma…
                • FAL162 Feathers £0.78 Barn Owl Full Sheet
                • FAL162 Feathers £0.78 Barn Owl Full Sheet
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                  • 78p Barn Owl - Tyto alba tuidara The Barn owl is one of the species in the world which can be found, in various forms, on six of the seven continents. The feathers are significantly darker than of those birds found in Europe. Owl feathers differ significantly in structure to other birds due to the importance of silent flight for these nocturnal hunters. Owls use their extremely accurate and sensit…
                  • FAL162 Feathers £0.78 Barn Owl Stamp
                  • FAL162 Feathers £0.78 Barn Owl Stamp
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                    • 78p Barn Owl - Tyto alba tuidara The Barn owl is one of the species in the world which can be found, in various forms, on six of the seven continents. The feathers are significantly darker than of those birds found in Europe. Owl feathers differ significantly in structure to other birds due to the importance of silent flight for these nocturnal hunters. Owls use their extremely accurate and sensit…
                    • FAL162 Feathers £0.78 Teal Duck Full Sheet
                    • FAL162 Feathers £0.78 Teal Duck Full Sheet
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                      • 78p Yellow-billed Teal – Anas flavirostris The Yellow-billed teal is the smallest species of duck we have in the Falkland Islands and can usually be found on small, freshwater ponds or in ditches where there is cover available for hiding their nests and ducklings. They have a striking feather pattern, and like all ducks, waterproofing of the feathers is very important. A lot of time and effort mus…
                      • FAL162 Feathers £0.78 Teal Duck Stamp
                      • FAL162 Feathers £0.78 Teal Duck Stamp
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                        • 78p Yellow-billed Teal – Anas flavirostris The Yellow-billed teal is the smallest species of duck we have in the Falkland Islands and can usually be found on small, freshwater ponds or in ditches where there is cover available for hiding their nests and ducklings. They have a striking feather pattern, and like all ducks, waterproofing of the feathers is very important. A lot of time and effort mus…
                        • FAL162 Feathers £1.26 King Penguin Full Sheet
                        • FAL162 Feathers £1.26 King Penguin Full Sheet
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                          • £1.26 King Penguin – Aptenodytes patagonicus Penguins of course don’t need feathers suitable for flight, but rather for underwater and thermal efficiency. The structure of a penguin’s feathers are therefore quite different to those of a flying bird, and also because the penguin has no need to fly, it goes through what is known as a “catastrophic moult” at the end of each breeding season. At this t…
                          • FAL162 Feathers £1.26 King Penguin Stamp
                          • FAL162 Feathers £1.26 King Penguin Stamp
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                            • £1.26 King Penguin – Aptenodytes patagonicus Penguins of course don’t need feathers suitable for flight, but rather for underwater and thermal efficiency. The structure of a penguin’s feathers are therefore quite different to those of a flying bird, and also because the penguin has no need to fly, it goes through what is known as a “catastrophic moult” at the end of each breeding season. At this t…
                            • FAL162 Feathers £1.26 Night Heron Full Sheet
                            • FAL162 Feathers £1.26 Night Heron Full Sheet
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                              • £1.26 Black-crowned Night Heron – Nycticorax nycticorax falklandicus Breeding in small numbers in the Falkland Islands, the Night heron is another species which can be found around the world. This bird has striking blue-grey plumage when fully mature, with 1-3 long, white plume feathers at the crown which are raised during courtship and communication between birds. The juvenile birds’ feathers dif…
                              • FAL162 Feathers £1.26 Night Heron Stamp
                              • FAL162 Feathers £1.26 Night Heron Stamp
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                                • £1.26 Black-crowned Night Heron – Nycticorax nycticorax falklandicus Breeding in small numbers in the Falkland Islands, the Night heron is another species which can be found around the world. This bird has striking blue-grey plumage when fully mature, with 1-3 long, white plume feathers at the crown which are raised during courtship and communication between birds. The juvenile birds’ feathers dif…
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