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28 June 2012

Birds of prey soar through USA

From left to right :
Northern Harrier (白尾鷂) ; Northern Goshawk (蒼鷹)
Peregrine Falcon (遊隼) ; Golden Eagle (金雕) ; Osprey (魚鷹)

USA (2012)
30th April, 2012. Bellevue (Midlakes), Washington

In the beginning of the year, USPS rise up the postage, a set of 5 birds of prey stamps in 85c for domestic mail weighing up over 3-ounces to be issued. Here is the series of maxicards cancelled at individual places as their related inhabit places, the five birds of prey, as known as raptors, are easy to be found in the world except Antarctica, selected five species mostly common from Alaska to the range of Rocky Mountains.

L : Golden Eagle (金雕) ; R : Northern Harrier (白尾鷂)
Peregrine Falcon (遊隼)
USA (2012)
20th January, 2012. Washington D.C.
23rd March, 2012. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
26th March, 2012. Big Bend National Park, Texas

L : Osprey (魚鷹) ; R : Northern Goshawk (蒼鷹)
USA (2012)
26th March, 2012. Osprey, Florida
30th April, 2012. Wisdom, Montana