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5 March 2013

Woodpeckers of Malaysia

From left to right :
60sen : Banded Woodpecker (斑紅啄木鳥) ; 80sen : Common Flameback (金背三趾啄木鳥)
RM1 : Lesser Yellownape (黃冠綠啄木鳥)

Malaysia (2013)
13th January, 2013. Kulim

After 4 years, Malaysia issues bird stamps again. This time features 4 woodpeckers, 3 are individual stamps and 1 is in souvenir sheet form, those woodpeckers are local species - at least in whole Malaya Peninsula.

The souvenir sheet was specially printed in embossed process to make the woodpecker looks more reality. However the face value shame in RM5. White-bellied Woodpecker is a migratory bird which breeds in Korea and Japan in winter.

White-bellied Black Woodpecker (白腹黑啄木鳥)
Malaysia (2013)
13th January, 2013. Kulim
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