Author: Birdworld

Mike Chase Writes continued

ContinuedMy view on breeding budgerigars and other things By Mike Chase As previously stated, it was the uncaring breeding of our lovely budgerigar. Yes progress has to evolve but not to the detriment of the bird, and that’s...

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fantastic —–Thank you

Website stats information  WOW !     It is only thirteen days since    Birdworld.MEDIA  was launched. Thank you to all who have contributed by either submitting articles, video’s or event information.     The...

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Dartford BS Newsletter

  AGM Minutes – 16th January 2020 (7:30pm – 9:00pm) Venue: Phoenix Place Community Hall, Phoenix Place, Dartford, Kent, DA1 2XG ATTENDEES:   John Bird, Nichola Bird, Tony Pringle, Raymond Welfare, Brian Hart, Nick Evans...

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Planned Trips for 2020

ALL TRIPS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS UK Aviary Visit weekend trip – Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th May 2020 Pick Up from John’s and Lakeside. First Aviary Visit will be to David Woan’s stud (2016 world...

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Attended Birmingham BS AGM

News & Updates Attended Birmingham BS AGM The venue took a little finding but the sat-nav did its job. First impression of the new venue very nice. Unfortunately there were no signs directing you to the meeting room. Having...

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