The U.S. Postal Service celebrates ten melodic voices with the Songbirds stamps: the western meadowlark (Sturnella neglecta), the mountain bluebird (Sialia currucoides), the western tanager (Piranga ludoviciana), the painted bunting (Passerina ciris), the Baltimore oriole (Icterus galbula), the evening grosbeak (Coccothraustes vespertinus), the scarlet tanager (Piranga olivacea), the rose-breasted grosbeak (Pheucticus ludovicianus), the American goldfinch (Spinus tristis), and the white-throated sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis).
Each colorful bird is shown perching on a fence post or branch … (The rest of the article)
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It doesn’t look like they are out yet. I hope they will be soon. They are so bright and cheery and perfect for this birding family.
These are so pretty. I’ll have to get me some. I got a calendar for 2014 with really large photos of birds on the top half. It is absolutely gorgeous.