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Special 296 Taiwan Stream Birds Postage Stamps (1991)

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Stamp SN D296
Stamp Name Special 296 Taiwan Stream Birds Postage Stamps (1991)
Stamp Cat Standard Special Stamps
Stamp Cat Birds
Issue date 1991-08-24
Suspersion date
Dimension of stamps(mm.) 30x40
Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)
Printer China Color Printing Co. Inc., R.O.C.
Designer Lin Pan-sung
Creative Director
Sheet composition S296.1-296.10 10×4
Print color
Process Deep etch offset
Paper Locally-made mat finished,
watermarked stamp paper with gum
Perforation 13 1/2

  To help our citizens to know and to love our indigenous wild birds, so as to protect their habitat, this Directorate released a set of postage stamps featuring these birds in the streams. The set consists of ten 5.00 stamps. The ten species of birds taken as the motifs are: Formosan Whistling Thrush Myiophoneus insularis, Brown Dipper Cinclus pallasii, Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata, Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax, Little Egret Egretta garzetta, Plumbeous Water Redstart Rhyacornis fuligiosus, Little Forktail Enicurus scouleri, Gray Wagtail Motacilla cinerea, Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis and Pied Wagtail Motacilla alba.