In the April 13, 2016, issue of Cage & Aviary Birds, ever since he was a boy, Bill Naylor has been enthralled by our smallest native woodpecker, the lesser spotted. Here he gives an insight into its life history and advises on management in captivity
In news, a nationwide survey to establish how many Scots fancy canaries – exhibition or pet – are kept in the UK has been launched by the Scots Fancy Canary Specialist Club and bird dealer Des Prior has welcomed news that the government will amend the definition of legal ringing requirements to comply with European law on buying and selling native birds.
John Hartin plays host to a welcome deputation of fanciers from Eire, and brings us up to date with goings on in the fancy in his native Northern Ireland and elsewhere
Try as she might, Dot couldn't persuade rescue Amazon Dave to settle with her and the other birds. So she put his wellbeing first and found him a new home. Here's his story...
Following a break from the hobby, Cyril Guildea returned to find the Border had changed – but it was still the breed for him
Plus lots more, including Beautiful Parrots, Budgerigars, Canaries Month by Month and Bird Notes