MISSION STATEMENT: The purpose of this Society is to join together individuals who share a common interest in collecting and breeding finches, doves and softbills.
WHEN: Sunday February 23 2020 at 1:00pm
Members are ‘free’, guests and visitors are $10
PROGRAM: Princess of Wales Parakeet. Member Jill Thorburn, fell in love with the Princess Parakeet from the very beginning of her bird keeping. She will explain all the aspects of keeping this elegant bird in captivity, their breeding habits, and a bit about their life in their native habitat. She claims that once you have a Princess they take your heart!
MENU: A-M Sweets and N-Z Finger foods
RAFFLE: Pair of Gouldians, Pair Diamond doves, Pair Goldbreasted Waxbills, Trio Spice Finches, Pair Button Quail, Pair Canaries and other bird stuff
1PM Buy and Sell birds
2PM Early Bird Drawing :
- #25 Finch Seed
- Bird Net
Bird of the Month: American Goldfinch
The American goldfinch is a small North American bird in the finch family. The American goldfinch is the state bird of Iowa and New Jersey, where it is called the "Eastern Goldfinch", and Washington, where it is called the "Willow Goldfinch". The only finch in its subfamily to undergo a complete molt, the American goldfinch displays sexual dimorphism in its coloration; the male is a vibrant yellow in the summer and an olive color during the winter, while the female is a dull yellow-brown shade which brightens only slightly during the summer. (read more)