Jul 2, 2012

Latvia FDC on "Birds of Latvia - Barn Swallow"

First Day Cover
Sobrescrito de 1.º Dia


Birds of Latvia - Barn Swallow

Date of Issue : 16 June 2012

The Barn Swallow is the most widespread species of swallow. It is a bird of open country and builds nests in closed, man-made structures protected from precipitation and wind. The Barn Swallow is renowned for its skill of catching insects in flight. To many nations, the Barn Swallow is a symbol of hope, luck, and the coming of spring; Latvian beliefs about swallows relate to the weather, money and happiness.

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