Friday, October 1, 2010

Birds of Solomon Islands 2005 (Part.2 ) - Pigeon

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The 2nd miniature sheet of Solomon Islands stamp 2005, which issued on September 1, 2005 features species of pigeon birds. The species depicted on stamps are : 

  • Top row :  Red - knobbed  Imperial  Pigeon    (Ducula rubricera),  Yellow - bibbed   Fruit   Dove    (Ptilinopus solomonensis),  Claret-breasted  Fruit  Dove    (Ptilinopus viridis).
  • Bottom row :   Nicobar Pigeon    (Caloenas nicobarica),    Stephan's Emerald Dove   (Chalcophaps stephani), Crested Cuckoo-Dove (Reinwardtoena crassirostris).

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