Malaysia: Unique Birds of Malaysia

(Click on each stamp to see an enlargement)

Malayan Peacock-Pheasant (Polyplectron malacense)
Malayan Peacock-Pheasant
(Polyplectron malacense)
Malayan Whistling-Thrush (Myophonus robinsoni)
Malayan Whistling-Thrush
(Myophonus robinsoni)
Milky Stork (Mycteria cinerea)
Milky Stork
(Mycteria cinerea)
Plain-pouched Hornbill (Aceros subruficollis)
Plain-pouched Hornbill
(Aceros subruficollis)

Malaysia has continued its fine series of bird stamps over the years with this excellent set. The Whistling-Thrush is new for my collection. The main talking-point about this set is the omission of "Malaysia" from the stamp on the souvenir sheet. The sheet was shown with the name as intended, so I wonder if there will be a reprint.

These stamps will be added to my main collection pages at the end of February.

Added 8 February 2009


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