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P.E.I.'s blue jay featured on Canada Post stamp series

Canada Post released this years Birds of Canada stamp series featuring P.E.I.'s provincial bird: the blue jay.

Blue jays fans have something to celebrate

P.E.I.'s blue jay is joined by the gyrfalcon, common loon, great gray owl and osprey for Canada Post's ongoing stamp series. (Submitted by Dwaine Oakley )

Blue Jays fans have something to celebrate.

Canada Post released this years Birds of Canada stamp series featuring P.E.I.'s provincial bird: the blue jay. 

The Birds of Canada series began last year to celebrate the diversity of the country's avian life, according to a Canada Post news release.

The stamps were designed by Kosta Tsetsekas, Adrian Horvath and Mike Savage of Vancouver-based Signals and were illustrated by Keith Martin. (Submitted by Canada Post)

The five-stamp issue features provincial and territorial birds from across the country.

Joining P.E.I.'s blue jay is:

  • Gyrfalcon (Northwest Territories).
  • Common loon (Ontario).
  • Great gray owl (Manitoba).
  • Osprey (Nova Scotia).