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13 March 2009

Cyprus Wheatear

Cyprus Wheatear (塞浦路斯鵖)
Cyprus (1991)
29th November, 2007. Nicosia

A migratory bird only lives and bleeds in Cyprus but stays in southern Sudan and Ethiopia in winter, this species seems very common and large populations in Cyprus. This set of stamps, illustrated four different birds are juvenile, male and female, above cover is shown three of these four stamps.

Cyprus is a small island in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, it gained dependence from Great Britain in 1960 however after the violence event and seized by Turkey, Northern Cyprus founded in 1975, under the support from Turkey.
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