Friday, March 1, 2013

Bank Swallows grace U.S. Postal Service envelopes

The U.S. Postal Service released new stamped envelopes today that feature artwork depicting the Bank Swallow, Riparia riparia, known elsewhere in the world as the Sand Martin. Matthew Frey of Annapolis, Maryland is the artist. Bank Swallows have a huge distribution and occur on six of the seven continents. I heartily applaud the U.S.P.S.'s interesting choice of our smallest swallow to grace their newest rendition of the 58-cent Forever Envelopes. Read more about the stamp HERE.

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1 comment:

Dave said...

I just read an article in the latest issue of "Winging It"...what a coincidence!