Belarus: Bird of the year. Hoopoe
On March 12, 2013 the Ministry of Communications and Informatization of the Republic of Belarus will issue the stamp “Hoopoe” from the series “Bird of the year”.
Designer: Alexander Mityanin.
Colour: full colour.
Paper: chalk-surfaced, gummed.
Perforation: comb 131/2: 133/4.
Size of the stamp:37x26 mm.
Sheet composition: 7 stamps + 1 coupon.
Size of the sheet: 94x127 mm.
Print quantity: 70.000 stamps. The stamp was printed at the Republican Unitary Enterprise “Bobruisk Integrated Printing House named after A. T. Nepogodin”.
Letter “P” is equal to the air-mail tariff of a letter up to 20 gram abroad.
The public organization “Ahova ptushak Batskaushchyny” (Protection of Homeland Birds) declared the hoopoe the bird of the year 2013 in Belarus.
The stamp is issued with the assistance of the public organization “Ahova ptushak Batskaushchyny”.
There are logos of the International organization for the protection of birds "BirdLife International" and the Belarus public organization "Ahova ptushak Batskaushchyny" (APB) on the stamp.
A special cancellation on FDC will be carried out at the Main Post Office of Minsk on the stamp issuing day. (+)