An Post's, latest definitive stamp series features eight species found on this island and its surrounding waters. The series attempts to raise public awareness of the importance of conserving and cherishing biodiversity.
Biodiversity is defined as the variety of life and natural processes on Earth. The latest issue is the second phase of An Post's Biodiversity series.
The stamps and first day covers were designed by Zinc Design Consultants.
The species featured on these stamps are: the Beadlet Anemone, the Squat Lobster, the Cuckoo Wrasse, the Common Frog, the Green Huntsman, the Elephant Hawk-moth, the Goldfinch and the Red Deer.