WHAT: Lancashire British Bird and Hybrid Club open show.
WHEN: Sunday, November 17, 2013.
WHERE: Lowton Civic Hall, Hesketh Meadow Lane, Lowton, Lancs WA3 2AH.
KEY FACTS: The club’s 28th annual open show will offer £350 in specials. Entry for the public will be from 1pm. Judges: mules, hybrids and hardbills, M. Jones and W. King; softbills, colour variant hardbills and Norwich, N. Higgins.
Monals are undoubtedly the most brilliantly garbed of all game birds, the metallic refl ections of their blue, purple, green and red hues being equalled only by those of the birds of paradise, sunbirds and hummingbirds. It is hard to decide whether or not monals are the fi nest of all pheasants, but they are certainly of outstanding interest .