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Whooper Swan (Cygnus cygnus) (Finland 2002)

01 January (Finland ) within release National birds goes into circulation Mini Sheet Whooper Swan (Cygnus cygnus) face value 10*0.50 Euro

Mini Sheet is vertical format.

The sheet consists of 10 stamps of € 0.50 (LaPe FI 1595). Stamp design: Erik Bruun. Printed by Joh. Enschedé Security Printers, Netherlands.
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Country: Finland
Date: 2002-01-01
Print: Photogravure
Size: 103.5 x 210
Perforation: Die Cut 14
Emission: Commemorative
Format: Mini Sheet
Face Value: 10*0.50 Euro
Print run: 210000

Mini Sheet Whooper Swan (Cygnus cygnus) it reflects the thematic directions:

Animals are multicellular, eukaryotic organisms of the kingdom Animalia (also called Metazoa). All animals are motile, meaning they can move spontaneously and independently, at some point in their lives. Their body plan eventually becomes fixed as they develop, although some undergo a process of metamorphosis later on in their lives. All animals are heterotrophs: they must ingest other organisms or their products for sustenance.

Birds (Aves), a subgroup of Reptiles, are the last living examples of Dinosaurs. They are a group of endothermic vertebrates, characterised by feathers, toothless beaked jaws, the laying of hard-shelled eggs, a high metabolic rate, a four-chambered heart, and a strong yet lightweight skeleton. Birds live worldwide and range in size from the 5 cm (2 in) bee hummingbird to the 2.75 m (9 ft) ostrich. They rank as the class of tetrapods with the most living species, at approximately ten thousand, with more than half of these being passerines, sometimes known as perching birds. Birds are the closest living relatives of crocodilians.

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