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The elusive parrot crossbill pictured on Åland stamp

The 2023 bird motif will be released on 15 March and challenged artist Bo Lundwall’s bird detective skills, but he managed to capture the elusive parrot crossbill. The bird is endemic to Åland and Scandinavia, and this may be the
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Åland songbirds on franking labels arouse the joys of spring

On 2 February, Åland Post issues a new series of franking labels depicting four musically gifted small birds: European robin, common chaffinch, willow warbler and Eurasian blackcap. The songbirds were designed by Swedish illustrator Anna Handell who makes her debut
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Europa stamps 2019 – National birds of Iceland

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