37¢ Snowy Egret
2004 Coil Stamp
Issue Date: March 2004
Printed By: Ashton-Potter (USA) Ltd
Printing Method: Lithographed
Perforations: Serpentine Die Cut 9.5 vertical
The long, lacy feathers on the snowy egret once decorated ladies' hats. The birds were hunted almost to extinction in the early twentieth century. The egrets were saved through conservation efforts by the National Audubon Society and others.