In the August 24, 2016, issue of Cage & Aviary Birds, for humans, the sense of touch is most heightened in our fingers, but in birds touch is specially developed for various parts of the body: the tip of the bill, for example, or the feet. Paul Donovan gets to grips with the touchy and the feely
In news, we report that colour budgerigars, also referred to as miniatures, have found a place on the show bench at future Bridgwater Bird Keepers Association events and Television company Quickfire Media is on the lookout for pet or exhibition birds that show any response to music.
Artificial plants are easy to clean, look lifelike and birds don't eat them, so they last ages and won't make your birds ill! In short – recommended, says Steve Rogers
Wendy Cobourne talks us through a day in the life of a battery hen rehomer, and explains why it is so important for us to do out bit and help stop hens being destined for a short, sad life of solitude. Interview by Brian Keenan
When Graham Wellstead was a lad, the nesting season was non-stop activity, especially the time when a nestful of young jays was introduced into the mix, quite unexpectedly
Plus lots more, including Book Review, canaries, budgerigars and From the Bookshelf, plus lots more.