The 'Birds of the Rock' Definitive focuses on some of the beautiful birds that grace Gibraltar's skies. Featured birds are the Woodchat Shrike, Balearic Shearwater, Eagle Owl, Razorbill, Egyptian vulture, Mediterranean Shag, European Bee-eater, Hoopoe, Bonelli's Eagle, Greater Flamingo, Blue Rock Thrush, Honey Buzzard, Lesser Kestrel.
The 2008 Definitive replaces the 2004 'Flowers of Gibraltar' Definitive. The issue is comprised of sheets of 50 with gutters containing more extensive information on each bird and how it relates to Gibraltar. 'Traffic lights' used by printers to create accurate colours are included by request of collectors.
Issue Date: 15th February 2008