|Added by||Alain Martineau|
|General Description :||Canada Post continues its three-year Birds of Canada stamp series with the release of the second issue.
From the booklet of 10 stamps, self adhesive
They were designed by Kosta Tsetsekas, Adrian Horvath and Mike Savage of Vancouver-based Signals and beautifully illustrated by Keith Martin.
Gyrfalcon (Northwest Territories) – The largest falcons in the world, gyrfalcons are fierce predators who typically breed in the Arctic. When hunting, the gyrfalcon approaches its prey at breathtaking speeds, hugging ground contours until it strikes. The gyrfalcon varies in plumage colouring, from pure white, common to those in the high Artic, to dark grey-brown with white streaks.
|Face value||P for PERMANENT™ domestic rate $0.85|
|Catalog code||Canada post # 414051111|
|Series||Birds of canada|
|Place in series||2|
|Stamp use||Definitive stamp|
|Designer||Kosta Tsetsekas, Adrian Horvath and Mike Savage|
|Print technique||Lithography in 6 colours|
|Printed by||Canadian Bank Note|
|Perforation||Simulated Perforation (SP)|
|Catalog prices||No catalog prices set yet|