Romfilatelia introduces into circulation on Friday, October 28th, this year, a new postage stamps issue dedicated to nature enthusiasts, ornithologists and philatelists, generically called Singing Birds. Being appreciated all over the world for the “music” they reproduce, many such species also delight with their colours.
The issue, consisting of four stamps and a First Day Cover, is completed by a set of four maxicards, for the passionates, of maximaphily.
Common nightingale (Luscinia megarhynchos), illustrated on the stamp with the face value of Lei 3, valued throughout time for its melodious voice, it has always been regarded as the symbolic bird of romance, a source of inspiration for poets and musicians.
Common chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs), depicted on the stamp with the face value of Lei 6.50, it is a species with marked sexual dimorphism, in which the male is brightly coloured, with a grey head, brownish cheeks, neck and back, a reddish chest, a black tail with a greenish tail base, and black wings with two white bands towards the top, while the female is predominantly greenish, the wings being the same as those of the male.
European robin (Erithacus rubecula), reproduced on the stamp with the face value of Lei 10, it is a small-sized singing bird species. It is easily recognized by the orange face and chest, with grey demarcation lines.
Eurasian golden oriole (Oriolus oriolus), illustrated on the stamp with the face value of Lei 10.50, it is a migratory singing bird that nests in lowland forests, mountain river valleys, in plantations, orchards and forest plantations.
Romfilatelia thanks the representatives of the “Grigore Antipa” National Museum of Natural History in Bucharest for the documentary support provided to the development this postage stamps issue.
The philatelic issue will be available starting Friday, 28st of October, in Romfilatelia’s shops network in Bucharest, Bacau, Brasov, Cluj-Napoca, Iasi and Timisoara and online on https://romfilatelia.ro/store/.
For further information, please contact the Public Relation Office:
Tel: 021 / 336 93 92