P 2017 Birds of Canada - Gyrfalcon, Falco rusticolus NT


P 2017 Birds of Canada - Gyrfalcon, Falco rusticolus NT P 2017 Birds of Canada - Gyrfalcon, Falco rusticolus NT
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 PERMANENTâ„¢ domestic rate $0.85
Catalog code Canada post # 414051111
Series Birds of canada
Place in series 2
Stamp colour Multicolor
Stamp use Definitive stamp
Print run 400,000
Designer Kosta Tsetsekas, Adrian Horvath and Mike Savage
Print technique Lithography in 6 colours
Printed by Canadian Bank Note
Perforation Simulated Perforation (SP)
Height 20.00 mm
Width 24.00 mm
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