2018 Canada ๐Ÿฆ‰๐Ÿฆ‰ BIRD Series ~ SNOWY OWL ๐Ÿฆ‰๐Ÿฆ‰~ "P" Single MNH

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Stamp: One (1) SINGLE STAMP in title from theย 2018 Canada Post BIRD Series Stamps ~ MNH ~ From a Booklet

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2018 Bird Seriesย 

The final issue in theย three-year Birds of Canada series, are illustrated by Canadian artist Keith Martin.

Three of the featured species in this issue are provincial birds. The brilliant blue Stellerโ€™s Jay, the provincial bird of British Columbia, is a common sight in the campgrounds and coniferous forests of Western Canada. The majestic snowy owl, Quebecโ€™s provincial bird, makes its home on the Arctic tundra. The black-capped chickadee, the provincial bird of New Brunswick, is known for its cheery call and distinctive dark head. This completes a full set of provincial and territorial birds across the three issues, including Birds of Canada stamps from 2016 and 2017.

Of the final two birds, one is common while the other is among the worldโ€™s rarest. The iconic Canada goose, found across our country, is recognizable for both its noisy honk and the V-shape formed by flocks migrating south. As for the endangered whooping crane, the worldโ€™s largest self-sustaining population nests in Wood Buffalo National Park, which straddles the border between Alberta and the Northwest Territories.

  • ISSUE DATE:ย August 20, 2018
  • STAMP DESIGNER:ย Kosta Tsetsekas, Mike Savage
  • ILLUSTRATION:ย Keith Martin
  • STAMP VALUE:ย PermanentTMย (domestic rate)
  • QUANTITY PRODUCED:ย 400,000
  • DIMENSIONS:ย 20 mm x 24 mm

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