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Budgerigar Photography – Heads or Tails?

Anyone can breed a body, whether big or small, but it is the detail in the head and top end that is essential to be pictured in all photographs.

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Budgerigar Society Club Show reverts to November

The Budgerigar Society decides to move its Club Show back from October to November in 2012.

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BS Club Show 2010 – Photographs

Photos of many of the wining birds from the 2010 Budgerigar Society Club Show.

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BS Club Show 2010 – Budgerigar.co.uk

A round up of the information we have published on the 2010 BS Club Show.

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BS Club Show 2010 – Certificates of Merit

Certificates of Merit awarded at the 2010 Budgerigar Society Club Show.

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BS Club Show 2010 – Colour Results Young Bird

BS Show 2010 Challenge Certificates – Colour line up for Young Birds.

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BS Club Show 2010 – Colour Results Any Age

BS Show 2010 Challenge Certificates – Colour line up

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BS Club Show 2010 – Report

Les Martin ensured that his name be added to that long list in the Hall of Fame for winning the supreme award at this show when his Grey Green cock was initially judged Best Any Age in Show and went a step further by beating the young bird for the Supreme Best in Show.

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It Is All About Tiny Changes

Building an Ideal is like completing a jigsaw puzzle and most of the difficulties are finding where the smallest pieces exist to be able to complete the picture.

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The Budgerigar Society Convention 2010

The Budgerigar Society’s Convention is an event not to be missed and a great opportunity to catch up with fellow fanciers, both nationally and internationally; so come along and celebrate with other members The Budgerigar Society’s 85th Anniversary.

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The London & Southern Counties Budgerigar Society

The L&SCBS is one of the ten regional Area Societies affiliated to the Budgerigar Society in the UK. It’s THE society, for budgerigar breeders and exhibitors, that caters for the needs of those who live in London, Surrey, Sussex, Kent, Middlesex, Essex and Hampshire.

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Major Request from Gerald Binks

I will be approaching many experienced breeders to write and submit articles for the site – along with their photographs of birds, their aviaries and themselves. That, however, does not prevent those less experienced from also contributing. There is great pleasure in seeing your work published and the benefits are profound.

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No Flash Photography

It has been reported to Budgerigar.co.uk, that the Budgerigar Society has banned all flash photography at all Budgerigar Society Patronage Shows with immediate effect.

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UK Budgerigar Quality

I have recently had several visitors from Europe, who apparently took the earlier view that the UK budgerigars had slipped behind the European qualities. They had also visited other leading breeders and had now reversed their former opinions completely, including their opinions while at my aviary.

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Rochdale (UK) Hosts the 2010 Five Ways Show

On Sunday, 6th June, 2010, Rochdale Budgerigar Society is Hosting the 2010 Five Ways Show at the Rochdale Transport Club, Baron St, Rochdale, OL16 1SJ. The judges for this event are Mr & Mrs Terry Jukes. Judging commences at 10.30 hours. The Five Ways Exhibition takes place annually to further the hobby and encourage even more friendly fellowship in the North West of England.

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Budgerigar Society Convention – June 2010

Were you one of those who were fortunate enough to attend the 2006 Budgerigar Society (BS) Convention? If so, you are also probably one who has been talking about the event ever since.

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DVD of Freakley and Ainley

A new DVD featuring the Freakley and Ainley partnership has been produced. The Freakley and Ainley partnership, based in Leicester and Rochdale in England, was formed in 2002 and has enjoyed a highly sucessful record at the Budgerigar Society Club Show, including back to back Best In Show awards in 2007 and 2008.

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Attack, Attack, Attack

There are a few breeders who have woken up that they have to attack quality now or give up. That is why I have attacked that myself and built up a great depth of quality so that breeders know they have a good chance of getting something to improve what they have at home. There are few aviaries around with the quality depth – perhaps only 10 in total in the UK.

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Gerald Binks – Andy Chick Interview – December 2008

When I started in November 1945 there were few birds around except in the pet shops and I knew nothing at all about show points or anything really. I was raw in the extreme. There were no Beginner Classes – you started in Novice and then went straight to Champion.

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A Budgerigar “Safari” Visit to Brian Sweeting

Last November, just prior to The Budgerigar Society Show in Doncaster, I decided to visit Brian Sweeting at his home in Bridgwater, Somerset. Arguably it is the best studs of pieds in the UK. I clearly remember seeing two magnificent pieds of his at the South Hampshire Show a few seasons ago; both massive birds […]

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Chasing “Buffalos”

The Buffalo Effect (BE ) is created when a bird possesses great width above the cere before it sweeps upward but in no way downwards! Think of the buffalo horns. They are wide but then from the horn tips the horns dip downwards to well below eye level before suddenly going up again to join the head.

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