Postal Stamp Image : SCIMITAR BABBLER 0580 Indian Post
Stamp Issue Date : 31/12/1968
Postage Stamp Dinomination : 1.00
Postal Stamp Serial Number : 0580
Postal Stamp Name : SCIMITAR BABBLER
Stamp Information : SLATYHEADED SCIMITER BABBLER (Pomaterhhinus schisticeps) A dark-brown bird with white throat and breast, prominent white eye-brows and curved pointed yellow bill, it is found in forested country throughout India. It is a medium-sized bird of a length slightly over 8 inches, the male and the female being alike. It is a shy bird, usually rummaging on the ground under dense under-growth for insects and grubs. Its flight is feeble and illsustained. The male bird's call is flute-like with 4 notes.
Philatelic Stamp Description : The design of the stamp is verticle and depicts a bird "Babbler" sitting on a small portion of a branch of tree.
Stamp Currency : R
Stamp Language : English
Stamp Overall Size : 4.06 x 2.41 cms
Postal Stamp Print Size : 3.70 x 2.0 cms.
Number of Stamps Per Sheet : 12
Stamp Perforations : 14x14,1/2
Postal Stamp Shape : Vertical
Indian Stamp Process : Photogravure
Number of stamps printed : 30,00,000
Stamp Printed At : India Security Press
Indian Stamp's Color : Multicolour
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