Stamps on birds of Vietnamese sea and islands to be issued

Wednesday, 15/06/2022 16:46
The Ministry of Information and Communications will issue a set of postage stamps on birds of Vietnamese seas and islands to promote the land and people of Vietnam, as well as the country’s conservation of maritime biodiversity.

The set of stamps featuring sea birds (Photo: vnpost.vn)

The birds comprise Thalasseus bergii (Lichtenstein, 1823), Gallicrex cinerea (Gmelin, 1789), Arenaria interpres (Linnaeus, 1758), Tringa brevipes (Vieillot, 1816) and Sula sula (Linnaeus, 1766).

The set of stamps is scheduled to debut within the framework of the Vietnam Stamp Exhibition 2022 (Vietstampex 2022) on June 24, and to be available on postal services until the end of 2023.

This is the third of its kind themed Vietnam’s seas and islands, following others featuring sea creatures, and Vietnamese coast guard ships./.

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