Archive for January, 2014

Sunbird Special Interest Group Formed

Few groups of birds present a greater challenge to even the most experienced aviculturists than sunbirds. Maintaining these iridescent old world nectivores in good health in captivity is difficult enough; successfully breeding them is a feat indeed. Before the import ban this lack of breeding success might have been perceived as not a significant problem. […]

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THE AVICULTURAL MAGAZINE Vol. 119, No. 2, 2013

From the Chairman Having been an aviculturist for fifty years – Part 4 by Bernard Sayers Keeping and breeding the Mountain Parakeet Psilopsiagon aurifrons by Graham Thurlow Breeding the Amazilia Hummingbird at Weltvogelpark Walsrode by Hanne van Bavel and Diego C. Rubiano Franco Breeding the Golden-breasted or Royal Starling Cosmopsarus regius by Patrick Chartier Loro […]

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