Tuesday, 21 September 2010

Nature – Pond Life of Jersey.

In relation with Europa stamp 2001, theme of Nature . Jersey Post issued the souvenir sheet composed of one stamp depicted Kingfisher Bird. Its protected bird in the world. Kingfishers occupy a wide range of habitats. 

While they are often associated with rivers and lakes or pond , over half the worlds species are found in forests and forested streams. The kingfishers consume a wide range of prey as well as fish, usually caught by swooping down from a perch.The kingfishers have a long, dagger-like bill. The bill is usually longer and more compressed in species that hunt fish, and shorter and more broad in species that hunt prey off the ground.

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