Falkland Islands 2013 Predators and Prey (II)

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue date: 28th March 2013
  • four values
  • Designed by: Tony Chater
  • Printed by: BDT International Security Printing, Ireland
  • Print process: lithography
  • stamp format height 30mm x width 38mm
  • Perforations: 13.6 x 13.6

Fauna of Falklands. Predators and Prey, second issue

30p ~ ‘Johnny Rook’, a striated caracara, Phalcoboenus australis, coastal predator and scavenger
75p ~ rockhopper penguins, Eudyptes chrysocome: pair performing mutual display (‘courtship’)
£1 ~ rockhopper penguin swimming in ocean (Eudytptes derives from ancient greek ‘good diver’)
£1.20 ~ lobster krill, Munida gregaria, a crustacean also called ‘squat lobster’ – a principal food source for rockhopper penguins