Budgerigar Hobby Has Worldwide Appeal

Google AnalyticsAs fanciers to this new international website will know, it went “live” on the 29th January, 2010 – and it has been a worldwide success! As it can be viewed in any local language, it has opened a massive door to countries all over the world – and, even with my long standing in the hobby, I did not realise interest in our hobby was so widespread.

Site Usage Statistics

Whenever this site is used, Google Analytics logs the activity. This gives me a wealth of data – some of which I thought I would share with you.

So, here are just a few of the statistics concerning your website since launch (as at 4th March 2010):

  • 45,000+ Pages – viewed by site visitors
  • 7,400+ Visits – An average of 210 per day!
  • 3,000+ Individuals – have visited the site
  • 100+ Fanciers – view the site every single day
  • 79 Countries – have sent visitors to the site
  • 7 Minutes – is the average time spent per visit to the site

Did You Know?

There are some 79 countries / territories we now know of, who are keeping budgerigars, or who are keen to be involved in our hobby. Most we know, but this list of extra countries may surprise you, as indeed it did myself:

Russia Turkey Oman Senegal
Lithuania Gerorgia United Arab Emirates Ivory Coast
Slovakia Chile Saudia Arabia Ghana
Hungary Peru Indonesia Benin
Croatia Mexico Malaysia Nigeria
Greece Venezuela Singapore Tanzania
Bulgaria Barbados The Maldives Serbia
Iran El Salvador Poland Kuwait
Libya Ukraine Bahrain Tunisia
And more to follow

To all those fanciers who have visited this international website, may I extend a big WELCOME to you all.

The established hobby will surely help you in all manner of ways in the future!


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About the Author: Gerald Binks began breeding budgerigars when he was 12 years old and is now arguably the most knowledgeable budgerigar fancier in the world. He has bred his fair share of Best in Show birds, judged in no less than 20 countries, founded the World Budgerigar Association, and has published two of the three classic books on the hobby. His stud in the UK attracts fanciers from near and far and is always high on the list for those wishing to purchase BA23 quality budgerigars.

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