USPS Forever Pet Stamps Feature Parrots

Other pets includes dogs, cats, fish, reptiles and a horse.

Other pets includes dogs, cats, fish, reptiles and a horse.

Do you have to send out some letters? Then you?l need to use the United States Postal Service? (USPS) new 2016 Pets Stamps. 

According to the USPS:

“To celebrate America? love for pets, the Postal Service will issue a booklet of 20 Forever stamps featuring photographs of 20 pets. Each photograph represents an animal we love from these groups: puppies, betta fish, iguanas, hamsters, goldfish, parrots, guinea pigs, tortoises, rabbits, kittens, corn snakes, mice, hermit crabs, chinchillas, gerbils, dogs, parakeets, horses, cats, and geckos. The photographs were taken by Eric Issel?and Derry Noyes was the art director.?lt;/span>

USPS Forever stampsTwo of the stamps feature parrots, including a blue-and-gold macaw and canary-winged parakeets.

More About Canary-Winged Parakeet
It may not be easy to find canary-winged parakeets (they?e not readily available) but those who do have these birds love them. According to the BirdChannel article “The Affectionate Canary-Winged Parakeet,?these birds are described as, “Active, inquisitive and outgoing Šcanary-winged parakeets seem to enjoy spending time with their owners and can be affectionate with all members of the family.?lt;/span>

More About Blue-And-Gold Macaws
Blue-and-gold macaws are popular parrots. Why? According to the article “Meet The Blue-And-Gold Macaw:?lt;/span>

“People are attracted to blue-and-gold macaws (Ara ararauna) because they are a big, colorful, stereotypical ?arrot,?and they generally talk well. They don? have the vocabulary or the intelligence of, say, an African grey, but that? hardly an insult ?they?e probably smarter than your dog.”

What do you think of these new stamps? Is it time to mail some letters?

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