Birds,
Issued August 4, 2003

The stamps portray various species of birds.


12 won stamp : Grus vipio
It belongs to Grus japonensis family. Inhabiting in the coastal marshland, it lives on the grass seed, grain, and mollusks. It breeds in the Amur region of East Siberia, northeast China and Mongolia and spends the winter in Korea, Japan and the southern region of China.
70 won stamp : Nycticorax nycticorax
It belongs to Ardea cinerea jouyi. It inhabits in the riverside, marshland and forests, preying on animals and fish. It appears in Korea from spring to autumn. It is spread in wide areas of Asia, Europe and Africa.
100 won stamp : Columva livia var doestricus
It belongs to Columbidae. It is white.
It is called Columba livia var doestricus since it often spreads its tail feathers as a peacock does with its ornamental feathers. It lives on beans, corn and other cereals and sunflower. hemp seeds and other oil-bearing tree seeds. It is distributed in various parts of the world.
120 won stamp : Nymphicus hollandicus
It is a kind of parrot and found in the forest. For its soft nature, it can be tamed. It lives on cereals such as foxtail millet and millet, grass seed and oil-bearing plant seeds like perilla seeds. It is distributed in the inland area of Australia.
150 won stamp : Strix aluco
It belongs to Strigidae. Found in the forest of broadleaved trees, parks and around the river, it lives on small mammals, small birds, frogs, fish and insects. It is distributed in Korea and in the temperate zones in Asia and Europe.
225 won souvenir sheet : Pseudogyps africanus
It is a kind of vulture. Inhabiting in the grassland, it lives on the meat of dead animals and small animals. it is spread in sub-Saharan Africa.

No.
Kind
Design
Size
Process
Division
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Price EURO
4294-4298 
Stamps 
An Chol 
33*45mm mm 
Offset 
Perf.
Used
3.00
Mint
3.00
FDC
3.30
Imperf.
Used
6.00
Mint
6.00
FDC
6.30
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4299 
Souvenir Sheet 
An Chol 
70*90mm, 39*51mm(Stamp) mm 
 
Perf.
Used
1.50
Mint
1.50
FDC
1.80
Imperf.
Used
3.00
Mint
3.00
FDC
3.30
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B117  
Stamp Booklet  
An Chol  
115*80mm mm  
 
perf.
Mint
3.80
Imperf.
Mint
7.60
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284 
Entires 
An Chol 
162*114mm mm 
 
Perf.
Used
1.30
Mint
1.30
FDC
1.60
Imperf.
Used
2.60
Mint
2.60
FDC
2.90

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