The Red Book of the Republic of Belarus. Moonwort. European Roller stamps
Byelorussian Post has issued 2 stamps from the series “The Red Book of the Republic of Belarus”. The stamps depict a Moonwort and a European Roller. The design was prepared within the project UNDP/GEF “Mainstreaming Biodiversity Conservation into Territorial Planning Policies and Practices in Belarus” with support of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection of the Republic of Belarus.
Moonwort is a fern. It is small with fleshy roots and reproduces by spores shed into the air. It is an endangered species and from the year 1993 it is included into the Red Book of the Republic of Belarus.
European Roller is a bird resembling a pigeon in size and build. It has a broad bill and bright appearance in blue, brown and black colours. In 1993 it was included into the Red Book of the Republic of Belarus.
- 04.11.2013Top 10 most extraordinary stamps 2012 - 1,465
- 28.02.2014Most popular stamps 2013 by our readers’ opinion - 1,116
- 18.11.2013StampNews.com Rankings 2014 - 544
- 15.12.2013Philately keeps me company in old age: Brijmohan Modi’s story - 467
- 05.04.2014hippokampos: We missed you.
- 21.02.2014hippokampos: Expecting more stamps with same topic se …
- 27.01.2014Stewie1980: This is not a real stamp! From the Magy …
- 24.01.2014Stewie1980: These stamps are 'personalized' stamps i …
- 24.01.2014alex: fake?
- 16.12.2013alex: fully agree with hippokampos. What do y …
- 16.12.2013hippokampos: Philately is not dying. Changing yes, bu …
- 04.12.2013alex: +1
- 04.12.2013editor-in-chief: fixed!
- 04.12.2013hippokampos: No AR code to listen the music?