Stamps featuring the Philippine Birds

The Philippine Postal Corporation will continue the bird definitive series by featuring some more Philippine birds. Two new birds are presented in this second part.

Kind of Issue: Definitive
Denomination and Quantity: P5 …. 800,000 P100 …… 75,000
Date of Issue: March 13, 2009
Sheet Composition: P5 / 100 (10 x 10) P100 / 50 (10 x 5)
Size of Stamps: P5 …22mmx 25mm P100 … 30mmx40mm
Perforation: P5 (13 1/2) P100 (14)
Printing Process: Litho-Offset ( 4 colors)
Paper: Amstar Company, Inc.
Graphic Artist Coraz.on T. Loza
Layout Artist: Robinson C. Cruza
Design Coordinator: Dr. Ngo Tiong Tak
Designs: Philippine birds 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 book was provided by Alvin Asis)

Brown Shrike (Lanius cristatus)
Medium sized bird with forehead pale grey leading into greyish brown head and back; dark brown wings; throat white; breast and belly golden buff. Read more



Stamps and Official First Day Covers will be available starting March 13,2009 at the Postage and Philatelic Department, Door 203, Liwasang Bonifacio, 1000 Manila and at all Regional Offices of the Philippine Postal

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