1978 13¢ CAPEX Wildlife
Issue Date: June 10, 1978
City: Toronto, Canada
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Lithographed, engraved
Issued in conjunction with the 1978 Canadian Philatelic Exhibition in Toronto, the CAPEX souvenir sheet was the first U.S. souvenir sheet to be released outside the country. Eight different stamps, featuring popular animals and birds from North America, appear together on this colorful sheet.
With its brilliant blue plumage, the blue jay is easy to spot. A relative of crows and magpies, it’s known for its bold, aggressive behavior. When angered, the blue jay sounds as if it’s shouting “Thief! Thief!”