Start of the sale:
Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 6:25 PM
Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 6:00 PM
2017 Conservation of Birds Taiwan Pheasant-Tailed Jacana Stamps Souvenir Sheet(s/s). Formosa(Taiwan), Rep of China.
First day of issued: Oct 11,2017.
Set of 2 souvenir sheets on the pheasant-tailed jacana.
The pheasant-tailed jacana is a member of the jacana family, and in Taiwan it is an endangered bird. It has an elegant nickname — “the fairy that walks on waves”—and is also known as the “leaf walker” and in some locales as the “water-chestnut bird.”
The designs of the s/s follow:
The first s/s features 4 stamps that show different sides of the pheasant-tailed jacana in its habitat of water-chestnut fields in southern Taiwan.
The traditional buildings and modern high-speed rail in the background reflect the bird’s connection to the lives of people, both modern and traditional. The painted snipe and mallard ducks highlight the ecological diversity within water-chestnut fields and the eco-friendliness of this cultivated environment.
The second s/s features 1 stamp with a denomination of NT＄32 that features a pheasant-tailed jacana leisurely preening itself in a water-chestnut field. In the background, women in boats are picking water chestnuts.
On the left side in the distance, there is a pair of pheasant-tailed jacanas in flight, one behind the other. In the right foreground, one finds a painted snipe and a dragonfly (the common flangetail), which bear witness to the rich abundance of life in the ecosystem of a pond.
The photo is only an example.
Mint & never hinged(mnh).
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