|Stamp Name||Def.128 Birds of Taiwan Postage Stamps (IV)|
|Stamp Cat Standard||Definitive Stamps|
|Dimension of stamps(mm.)||24 × 32（mm）|
|Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)|
|Printer||Central Engraving and Printing Plant|
|Photographer||K. K. Kuo|
|Sheet composition||100（10 × 10）
|Process||Deep etch offset|
|Paper|| Phosphorescent stamp paper
|Perforation||131/2 × 121/2|
After having previously issued the first three sets in the “Birds of Taiwan” definitive stamp series (on November 3, 2007 and January 30 and June 5, 2008), this Post is now following up with a fourth set of four stamps, featuring Rostratula benghalensis, Turdus poliocephalus, Amaurornis phoenicurus and Cettia acanthizoides. The designs of the stamps follow:
1. Rostratula benghalensis (NT$0.50): This common resident bird is about 25 centimeters in length. The females have a white eye-patch, an obvious yellow stripe extending from the bill to the center of the crown, and a wide white band running up the side of the breast and onto the mantle. The males have a yellow eye-patch.
These are the bird’s important identifying characteristics. 2. Turdus poliocephalus (NT$9.00): About 22 centimeters in length, it is an uncommon resident bird and an endemic subspecies of
3. Amaurornis phoenicurus (NT$): About 29 centimeters in length, it is a common resident bird of
4. Cettia acanthizoides (NT$17.00): A common resident bird and an endemic subspecies of
(1) First Day Cover to be sold at NT$2.00 apiece.
(2) Folder especially prepared for the stamps to be sold at NT$5.00 apiece.
(3) Folder with crystal mount for better protection of the stamps to be sold at NT$5.00 apiece.
(4) Loose-leaf stamp album page with plastic cover to be sold at NT$8.00 apiece.
(5) Pre-cancelled First Day Cover affixed with a low-valued stamp to be sold at NT$2.50 apiece.
(6) Pre-cancelled First Day Cover affixed with a complete set of stamps to be sold at NT$41.50 apiece.
(7) Pictorial to be sold at NT$380.00 apiece.
To purchase the relative philatelic products, please go directly to the post office branches, or order on line at http://stamp.post.gov.tw.