Republic of the Philippines - Stamps & Postal History


RP Issues of 2008





2008, September 9.  Philippine Birds - Definitive Issue (2008)

Litho Offset.  Amstar Company, Inc.  Perf. 13 1/2

Singles, Sheets of 50 (10 x 5) 





     50p  Philippine Eagle (2008)  -  Singles  (25,000)

   100p  Philippine Eagle (2008) - Singles  (25,000)

Note:  This is a reprint of the 2007 Bird issues with "2008" instead of "2007"

Designer and Graphic Artists:  Corazon T. Loza,  Edward Gaspay

Design Coordinator:  Dr. Ngo Tiong Tak

Layout Artist:  Robinson C. Cruza


Designs:  All pictures taken from the book "A Guide to the Birds of the Philippines" by Robert S. Kennedy, Pedro C. Gonzales, Edward C. Dickinson, Hector C. Miranda, Jr., and Timothy H. Fisher.


First Day Covers:  Manila



Philippine Eagle (Pithecophaga jefferyi) -  The Philippine Eagle is the national bird of the Philippines. It is uncommon in forests from lowlands to over 2000m, usually in mountainous areas. It hunts from within the forest canopy from perches. It has huge body size, broad but relatively short wings, long tail, nearly all white underparts including underwing.



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Issues of 2008