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Little Owls - Set

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Technical details
  • 12.08.2020
  • Razvan Popescu
  • Offset
  • 4 Colours
  • Stamp size: 36 x 36 mm; Block size: 120 x 120 mm ( in philatelic folder) Minisheet of 5 stamps + 1 label: 130 x 100 mm
  • 1.90 L, 3.30L, 5L, 19L
About Little Owls

Romfilatelia proposes to collectors a new philatelic topic dedicated to Fauna, through the postage stamps issue Little Owls, which will enter into circulation on Wednesday, August 12th, 2020. Little owls are part of the Strigidae family, that includes about 130 species of birds spread almost worldwide. It has various adaptations and unlike birds of prey, the birds in the Strigiformes order do not have goitre, their plumage is soft and puffed, which allows them to have a silent flight. The neck is short, the head is voluminous, the eyes are large, with frontal orientation and surrounded by a radially arranged disc of feathers, the so-called “facial disc”. The beak is relatively short, much curved, buried at the root in modified, rough feathers, called vibrissae. They can rotate their head 180°.

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