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Stamps featuring Various Species of Pigeon

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Stamps featuring Various Species of Pigeon

The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue the fourth set in a new series of definitive stamps featuring some species of Philippine birds.

Kind of Issue: Regular/definitive
Denomination & Quantities: P7 - - - 18,500,000 (10 designs)
Date of Issue: December 10, 2007
Size of Stamps: 22mm x 25mm
Sheet Composition:   100 (10 x 10)
Perforation: 13 1/2
Printing Process: Litho-Offset (4 colors)
Paper: Imported Unwatermarked
Printer   Amstar Company Inc.
Designer and Graphic Artist Corazon T. Loza
Design Coordinator Dr. Ngo Tiong Tak
Layout Artist Robinson C. Cruza
Design Various species of pigeon (all pictures were taken from the book" A Guide to the Birds of the Philippines", by Robert S. Kennedy, Pedro C.Gonzales, Edward C. Dickinson, Hector C. Miranda, Jr. and Timothy H. Fisher)

The following ten definitives with P7 denominations each are for local/domestic rate:

  1. Mindanao Bleeding - Heart Doves (Galllcolumba criniger)
    The Mindanao bleeding-heart doves are rare and found in the forest running on the groung, singly or in pairs. Distinctive on their three grey wing bars, chestnut back and secondary wing features, white throat extending around large deep orange red patch on breast and cinnamon belly and undertail coverts. They call soft co-co-ooot lasting 1.5 seconds and repeated every 5 seconds.
     
  2. Nicobar Pigeon (Caloenas nicobarica)
    Nicobar pigeons are rare and local on small, forested inhabited island, hardly ever on larger ones and they are usually along the coast. Walks and feeds on the ground but will flush up into the canopy. They call deep growl gwwooow lasting.5 seconds, often given in pairs with 4 seconds pause between notes.
     
  3. Black-chinned Fruit Dove (Ptilinopus leclancheri)
    Black-chinned fruit doves are uncommon in forest patches up to 1500 meters but maybe common on small islands like the Batan Island. They call deep hollow rooooooo starts sharply, tapers at end and lasts 0.4 to 0.7 seconds, often repeated.
     
  4. Metallic Pigeon (Columba vitiensis)
    Metallic pigeons are uncommon, but may be locally common on small to large islands in forest and forest edge, alone, in pairs or in small groups up to about 1500 meters. Shy flushes with loud wing clapping. They are large with all dark grey or blackish plumage with purple or green irridescence and light grey throat. They call a deep base wuuuu woooo the first note rising, the second level often repeated a second time.
     
  5. Pink-necked Green Pigeon (Treron vernans)
    Pink-necked green pigeon are uncommon, in lowlands from mangroves, cultivated areas, and forest, usually in groups. The male is unmistakable with pinkish and orange breast and dark rufous undertail coverts. Female pink-necked green pigeon can be differentiated from other green-pigeons through their yellow belly and one yellow wing bar and by pale golden green uppertail coverts. They call mournfull coo and longer chuckling cooing whistle 000-000, cheweeo-cheweeo-cheweeo.
     
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Stamps and Official First Day Covers will be available starting December 10, 2007 at the Philatelic Service, Door 203, Liwasang Bonifacio, 1000 Manila and at all Regional Offices of the Philippine Postal Corporation.