Worldwide Wildlife Fund SI

Worldwide Wildlife Fund

Official WWF stamps featuring the Red Kite. The Red Kite (Milvus milvus) is a medium-large bird of prey in the family Accipitridae, which also includes many other diurnal raptors such as eagles, buzzards, and harriers. The species is currently endemic to the Western Palearctic region in Europe and northwest Africa, though formerly also occurred just outside in northern Iran.[2] It is a rare species which is resident in the milder parts of its range in western Europe and northwest Africa, but birds from northeastern and central Europe winter further south and west, reaching south to Turkey. Vagrants have reached north to Finland and south to Israel and Libya. (Wikipedia)

Technical Details

Issue Date: 30.09.1996
Designer: GPB Ltd
Illustrator: Roger Gorringe
Printer: Walsall Security Printers
Process: Offset Lithography
Colours: 4 Colours
Size: 30x 40mm
Values: 34p, 34p, 34p, 34p