Coastal bird images given stamp of ap­proval

Bird Watching (UK) - - News Wire -

The Isle of Man Post Of­fice has re­leased a set of six stamps fea­tur­ing the art­works of renowned lo­cal wildlife artist, Jeremy Paul, in cel­e­bra­tion of the con­ser­va­tion work of the Manx Birdlife Cen­sus. A cen­sus of all seabirds nest­ing around the Isle of Man’s coast­line was un­der­taken in 2017 by lo­cal char­ity, Manx Birdlife. Lan­cashire born, Jeremy Paul has lived on the Isle of Man for many years. He orig­i­nally trained as a marine bi­ol­o­gist and is a com­pletely self-taught artist, and has won awards for his work in­clud­ing BBC Wildlife Artist of the Year – Cat­e­gory Win­ner 2010, 2011, 2012 and the Bri­tish Wildlife Award at the Na­tional Ex­hi­bi­tion of Wildlife Art 2015. For this stamp is­sue Jeremy has painted six species of birds, each of which are of Con­ser­va­tion Con­cern within the Bri­tish Isles – Oys­ter­catcher, Eider, Lit­tle Tern, Ful­mar, Black Guille­mot, and Ra­zor­bill. Or­der at iom­

J erem yp au l ,whose paint­ings of six bird species will be re­leased as a set of stamps

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