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In this issue

LCA Classic ready to trial Lizard judging workshop, Familiar neighbours help decrease ageing, North West rarities book is a sellout, Beginner beats champs for BIS budgerigar crown, Exhibition of domestic waterfowl set for Stroud.

Winning Ways

Whether you show coloured, Norwich, Glosters, or another breed – or indeed some combination of varieties – it’s always good to stay abreast of what other competitors are doing to prepare for the show bench.

Winning Ways

3 mins

Acrobat Of The Plains

A familiar sight on many an African safari, the agile bateleur is a remarkable eagle which adapts well to life in a zoo or bird park. BILL NAYLOR offers his experience of this charismatic species

Acrobat Of The Plains

5 mins

Summer's Over... And Now, The Good News

As the weather starts to turn, GARY BRALSFORD has been busy stripping the flights of nest-boxes and nesting material, though two species have proved to be late bloomers. He also reports on some special birds kept by his friends, and a pleasing message from the AS

Summer's Over... And Now, The Good News

2 mins

Seven Pointers To Winning Potential

With its richness of colour and complexity of pattern, there’s a lot to think about in a quality exhibition budgie. FRED WRIGHT offers some personal views about the features to prioritise

Seven Pointers To Winning Potential

3 mins

Winter Food For Wildlings

Most fanciers feed and love to watch their garden bird visitors, but we’re not all acquainted with the latest nutrional and practical advice on what and how to feed. Writing specially for Cage & Aviary Birds, JAMIE WYVER of the RSPB talks through some cold-weather recommendations

Winter Food For Wildlings

4 mins

It's A Bug's Life!

The bulk of Germany’s surviving classic commercials are the fabled Type 2 ‘splitties’ and ‘bay windows’, and it’s fair to say that there are hundreds worldwide, including here in the UK. However, Volkswagen didn’t just build commercials on these larger chassis, as Dean Reader found out.

It's A Bug's Life!

2 mins

Young At Heart

They were never the biggest haulage operation on Teesside but the high level of service given by three generations of the Young family of High Leven kept their customers happy for more than 70 years. Eric Young talks to Bob Tuck about his childhood days of opening farm gates and falling in love with his Dad’s two-stroke Commer cattle float.

Young At Heart

9 mins

Service To A T

The editor visits Ford Model T sales and spares specialists, the Tuckett Brothers.

Service To A T

2 mins

Mount Hawke Music Maker

There are certain things you must do when heading to the deep South-West, and partaking of a Cornish Pasty or their local cream tea are well up that list. But if you get the time – and opportunity – then look up Martin Caddy in the sleepy settlement of Mount Hawke and ask if you can listen to the magical sound of his 1951 ‘O’ type Bedford. Bob Tuck reckons that alone is worth the long trip as it’s simply music to the ears.

Mount Hawke Music Maker

4 mins

A Bigger Bedford

Mark Gredzinski looks into the history of the ‘wide cab’ Bedford TM.

A Bigger Bedford

4 mins

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Cage & Aviary Birds Magazine Description:

PublisherSeymour Distribution Ltd

CategoryAnimals and Pets

LanguageEnglish

FrequencyWeekly

Cage & Aviary Birds, established in 1902, is the world's only weekly newspaper dedicated to bird keeping. Our paper edition is published every Wednesday, while this blog is updated regularly. For over 100 years this magazine has reported and advised on the show scene and best practice for looking after pet birds.

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