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15 April 2009

Black Grouse

Black Grouse (黑琴雞)
Estonia (2008)

3rd April, 2008. Tallinn (features with special postmark)

A first day cover from Estonia again, Black Grouse is the last year of bird of Estonia. Black Grouse mainly lives in north part of Eurasia, south of Russia and north of China. Stamp shown us the male which has blue-greenish feathers and red cap, cover shown female of the bird, it is very different than male bird.

The cover sent from Tallinn on the day of issue, extra postage feature two Barnacle Geese (黑雁) stamps, was issued on 1995 with another stamp illustrated two species live in Matsalu wetland reserve area.
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