Birds SI


The latest stamp, Birds, by PostNL pays attention to ten bird species on the Pilot Whale island in the Wadden Sea. Painted bird portraits, oil on wood panels, created by artist Erik van Ommen from Vries, located in Drenthe. The sandwich tern, oystercatcher, shelduck, bar-tailed godwit, dunlin, gray plover, ringed plover, common tern, knot and Griend.
Erik van Ommen: ''I produced every painting especially for this sheet and together this series gives my impression of the Wadden. Each bird gets its place on the sheet: posing for a portrait, brooding on the nest, walking along the shoreline, eating or in the air. "

Technical Details

Issue Date: 25.04.2016
Designer: Erik van Ommen
Printer: Cartor Security Printing, Frankrijk
Process: Offset
Colours: 4 Colours
Size: 36 x 25 mm