Archive for November, 2011

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It was in 1926, (I believe), when Emilius Hopkinson collated and published his RECORDS OF BIRDS BRED IN CAPTIVITY. This formed the starting point for Dave Coles, Curator of Beale Park in Berkshire, to himself begin recording first breeding records for the UK. Since the first edition of Dave’s records were published in 1986, classification […]

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Following the last Council Meeting of the Avicultural Society held on 24th September at Paultons Park in Hampshire the following awards were announced: The DHS Risdon Award for the best article published in the Avicultural Magazine in 2010 went to JJ Elston, K Unger and R Dunn for “The Reproductive Behaviour of the Saddle-billed stork […]

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