Friday, October 1, 2010

Birds of Saint Lucia - 2004

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On June 30 , 2004, Saint Lucia Post collaborated with the Birdlife International organization, have  issued  the protected species of birds from their country  to celebrate the Unique Carribean treasures.    The  issue comprise of eight  postage  stamps  depicted  the bird species as follows:

  • Top row :  Antillean Crested Hummingbird   ( Orthorhyncus cristatus),   Lesser Antillean Pewee    (Contopus latirostris) ,  Purple-throated Carib    (Eulampis jugularis),  Grey Trembler    (Cinclocerthia gutturalis), 
  • Bottom Row Rufous-throated Solitaire    (Myadestes genibarbis),  St. Lucia Warbler    (Setophaga delicata),   Antillean Euphonia    (Euphonia musica),  Semper's Warbler    (Leucopeza semperi).

To be continued in more detail in the next issue.

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