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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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Feather Plucking Video No.2

Mike has given permission for his videos to be used on this website.You can also view the video’s on YouTube or Mike’s own website “”. Birdworld Video Collection Number No.2 Featured Episode...

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Bedfordshire Budgerigar Society

BEDFORDSHIRE BUDGERIGAR SOCIETY MEETING DATES FOR 2020    Meetings take place at:   St Augustine’s Church Hall, large hall unless stated  Meetings start 8.00PM TO 10.00PM    24th February             Annual...

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    • Sounds of the Boreal Forest July 7, 2020
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