Welcome to my collection. My topic is birds and I collect mostly covers but I will show you a variety of philatelic material that is part my collection.

Sunday, 27 June 2010

Thank you Laura for this great Canadian cover with the complete 1986 bird set. It is also used a 1988 stamp showing a Mallard.
Snow or Blue Goose (Chen caerulensces): It breeds in Greenland, Canada and Alaska and it migrates to warmer parts of USA and to Mexico. It feeds on grain and it has two subspecies.
Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias): It can be found in wetlands and shores of open water in West Indies, Galapagos Islands and North and Central America. It has five subspecies. It feeds on small fish, shrimps, crabs, aquatic insects, small birds, small mammals, reptiles and amphibians.
Spruce Grouse (Falcipennis canadensis): This medium-sized grouse lives in coniferous forests in Alaska and Canada. It feeds on conifer needles, insects, berries and green plants.
Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus): It is a large owl native to the Americas. It has about 13 subspecies. It hunts medium-sized mammals and birds and sometimes amphibians, insects, fish, reptiles and crustaceans.

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