Stamps featuring the National Bird, the Philippine Eagle

The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue 3 high value definitive stamps featuring our National Bird, the Philippine Eagle.

Kind of Issue: Definitive
Denomination and Quantity: P20.00 – 500,000
30.00 – 500,000
50.00 – 500,000
Size of Stamps: 40mm x 30mm
Date of Issue: December 5, 1997 (P20.00 & P30.00
Date of Issue: December 10, 1997 (P50.00)
Sheet Composition: 50 (5 x 10)
Perforation: 14
Printing Process: Litho-Offset ( 4 colors)
Paper: Imported Unwatermarked
Printer: Amstar Company, Inc.
Layout Artist: Alfonso V. Divina
Photo by: Lory Tan P20.00 & P30.00 Deno.
Photo by: Ben Young P50.00 Deno.
Designs: Slides Provided by Philippine Raptors Conservation Program, Protected Area Wild Bureau (PAWB)

Ptihecophaga jefferyi, more popularly known as the Philippine Eagle or Monkey-Eating Eagle, is the world's second largest and second rarest eagle. lts diet consists of monkeys, large snake, hornbills, civet cats and flying lemurs, Endemic to the Philippines, it is now found only in the forested mountains of Luzon, Samar, Leyte and Mindanao. Read more.



Stamps and First Day Covers will be available starting December 5 & 10, 1997 at the Philatelic Division, Money Order Building, Liwasang Bonifacio, 1000 Manila and all Regional Offices of the Philippine Postal Corporation

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