In the June 13, 2018, issue of Cage & Aviary Birds, Canadian birdkeeper Peter Mostert says when he was asked for help in rehousing a mixed collection of Alexandrines and other parrot-like birds, he couldn’t resist the challenge…

 

In news, we report that a new show standard featuring extra classes for the London fancy canary is to be submitted to the Confédération Ornithologique Mondiale (COM) later this month.

 

John Harris adds to his previous article on his passion for Australian finches and Bengalese, and his past show successes, and talks to David Lugo about husbandry, breeding tips and current showing aspirations.

 

The extensive range of canary breeds can be confusing to the beginner, so how can he or she decide which is for them? Kevin McCallum advises on basic tactics for starters.

 

Plus all of the usual news stories, features, columns and club news.