In the June 12, 2013 issue of Cage & Aviary Birds, Dr Sarah Pryke reflects on the 2013 Gouldian Census and how this year will be the last of this iconic Australian event.
In news we find out more on the new incentives on offer for fanciers who show teams of four or six budgerigars at Bristol BS’s gold patronage show in August, and why volunteers at an owl sanctuary in Aberdeenshire believe that thieves may have selectively stolen a hand-reared white-scops owl.
Showing from Scratch: Clive Wakeman offers wise words to new budgie exhibitors
John Hartin reports about how the Northern Ireland fancy is pulling out all the stops to ensure the shows carry on
Canaries on Merseyside: Brian Keenan profiles a traditional Yorkie club
Discover why Sparsholt College in Hampshire is on a mission to produce the next generation of aviculturists
Plus lots more, including: Companion parrots, From the Archives, foreign birds, show preparation and Alderton’s Observations
On sale Wednesday, June 12.