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Strawberry Finch (Red Avadavat) l
Amandava amandava


The Aims of the Society

• To share information about proven breeding and feeding methods

• To encourage the breeding of Estrildid Finches (Waxbills, Munias, etc.)

• To help members locate, exchange, purchase or sell stock

• To build up stocks of captive-bred birds

• To assist members to contact one another at Branch Meetings or by telephone

Our magazine The Waxbill, is issued quarterly to all members and contains articles and advice on all matters relating to the keeping and breeding of birds.


The Society is affiliated to the International Ornithological Association


Welcome to
The Waxbill Finch Society

Formed in 1991


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South-West Branch

Botus Fleming Village Hall (Nr Saltash, off A38)

Next Meeting: 23rd March 2014

Hall open: 1.30pm


South-East Branch

Great Hallingbury Village Hall, Church Road, Great Hallingbury, Essex CM22 7TY
5 minutes from M11 Junction 8

Guest Speaker: GRAHAM LEE

Next Meeting: 6th April 2014

Hall open: 11am


Northern Branch

Bramley Village Hall, South Yorks S66 2SA
5 minutes from M18 Junction 1

Next Meeting: 6th April 2014

Libby Harrison, Head of Technical Services at Retford Poultry Partnership,
will be giving a talk on avian health which will be followed by a question and answer session

Hall open: 11.15am

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