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Birds of Prey stamps, new 1st class stamps -

There’s something almost primeval about spotting a bird of prey, whether it’s soaring overhead, diving to catch its prize, or biding its time as it observes its target. Also known as raptors, they’re the only birds who catch prey with their feet. Each one has a distinctive hunting style. During the day, you’ll mainly see the diurnal hawks, eagles and falcons, and the very occasional owl, since most owls are nocturnal by nature. In the light of conservation concerns about many of our magnificent birds of prey, measures are being taken to reintroduce some of them to the wild. Birds...

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