Archive for July, 2018

Raymond Sawyer Scholarship update

Applications have now closed for this year’s Raymond Sawyer Scholarship. We have received a healthy thirteen applications, mostly from the UK, but also from as far afield as the USA and Australia. The successful candidate will be announced here and in Cage & Aviary Birds as soon as the panel has reached a decision.

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Latest Magazine – Update

The latest Avicultural Magazine includes articles on the Broad-billed Roller, Hypocolius, Leipzig Zoo and Featherdale Wildlife Park in Australia, along with profiles of Dr Roger Wilkinson and the late Buchanan ‘Scotty’ Scott. All members should now have received the magazine, and a notice about misprinted copies. Reprinting is now complete, and replacement magazines have been …

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Avicultural Society Trip 2018 – Update

There are a few places available for non-members to join the Avicutural Society’s trip to Scotland Sept 28th-Oct 1st 2018. On Friday we will travel by coach from Wiltshire, picking up on the M5 before visiting Robbie and Pauline Young’s varied collection of foreign birds in Cumbria, which includes bee-eaters among other rare and difficult …

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