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  • Benched exhibits stolen in night raid

    Benched exhibits stolen in night raid

    28th November 2017

    Above: The mess of empty cages strewn across the floor were discovered by the club’s chairman Stan Dielissen on the morning of November 2. TRAGEDY HAS HIT a three-day bird show in the Netherlands, with the theft of more than…

  • Novice follows up National win with second best in show in two weeks

    Novice follows up National win with second best in show in two weeks

    28th November 2017

    Above: Best-in-show winner Steve Wayte (left) with top German coloured canary breeder and judge Fritz Heiler A NOVICE COLOURED canary fancier, who took best in section at October’s National Exhibition (NE), has continued his success by winning another best-in-show title 14…

  • Unrelated offspring care could be birds’ investment strategy

    Unrelated offspring care could be birds’ investment strategy

    28th November 2017

    Above: Researchers say shortage of space and the prospects of territorial inheritance could explain why some species, such as the Seychelles warbler (Acrocephalus sechellensis), stay in a group and help with other birds’ broods BIRDS WILL CARE for unrelated birds’…

  • LCA Classic ready to trial Lizard judging workshop

    LCA Classic ready to trial Lizard judging workshop

    27th November 2017

    Above: L-r: judge Chris Jordan, David Allen and Andy Williamson. Mr Williamson suggested the idea at the LCA council meeting in May. On show day, fanciers will take turns to judge the class in small groups THE LIZARD CANARY Association (LCA)…

  • Light green’s comeback steals the Club Show for Ady Lovack

    Light green’s comeback steals the Club Show for Ady Lovack

    27th November 2017

    Above: Best-in-show and best any age light green cock by Ady Lovack. It produced 10 youngsters last year and four have been loaned out.  A LIGHT GREEN has won the Budgerigar Society (BS) Club Show for the first time in 29…