Meet Nichola

Meet Nichola    Nichola Bird has been breeding exhibition budgies for under three years and exhibiting for just two show seasons. In 2018 she showed at 16 shows around the country and this year 2019 at 23 shows to try and...


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Feather Plucking Video No..1

Birdworld Video Collection Number No.1 Another video made by Mike Chase giving some more useful advice. Featured Episode 1 Feather plucking can be upsetting To start this series Mike’s video shows chicks that have been...



Budgerigar society Press Announcement

  The BS Club Show 2020Recommendations received by the General Council (GC) from the Club Show Committee said that due to continued uncertainty of Government Guidelines on COVID-19 and the unknown time-scale for lifting the...

Dartford Kent BS Newsletter No.6

Birdworld have received the latest newsletter from the Dartford Kent BS. You have to agree this club is one up and coming clubs who have embraced technology to prompt DKBS and the hobby. Well done Dartford Kent BS. Newsletter...

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Leeds Budgerigar Society

Leeds BS Young Stock Show cancelled The 'Virtual Show' takes it's place on 14th June DETAILS Due to the coronavirus the Leeds BS Young Stock Show which is held annually has had to be cancelled. But that doesn’t mean we...

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LEEDS BUDGERIGAR SOCIETY MEETING DATES FOR 2020    Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of each month at:  Troydale Recreational Club  Troydale Grove  Pudsey West Yorkshire  LS28 9LA  Meetings start at 8.00pm prompt...

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Another prosecution

PIGEON FANCIER CONVICTED     A pigeon fancier has been convicted of killing a sparrowhawk, with a catapult in his neighbour’s garden. Yovanis Cruz pleaded guilty at Portsmouth Magistrates Court and was fined £653 plus...

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    • Grassland Meander August 7, 2020
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