Monday, May 6, 2013

Loons and Grebes Grace Åland Postage Stamps

First Day of Issue: April 5, 2013 - Åland

Åland has issued a set of four new World Wildlife Fund (WWF) postage stamps depicting loons and grebes. A portion of each sale is donated to WWF to assist them in preserving endangered species.

The four stamps depict a Black-Throated Loon, Red-Throated Loons, Great Crested Grebes, and a Horned Grebe.

The stamp designs were painted by Swedish artist Bo Lundwall who devotes all his time to zoological paintings.

Learn more at: Åland Post

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