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AFS Open Show      7th  October 2018

The Australian Finch Society held its open show at the National Exhibition hosted by the Parrot Society on 7th October 2018. A total of 46 birds were benched although the entries were down on the previous year the quality of the birds entered were of a very high standard.

After a very cold start to the day the birds had perked up by the time judging started at 10am. The show was judged by Gerald Nancarrow ably assisted by stewards Lionel Turner, Mike Banks and Peter Hindle,

Best Australian was a superb grey Hecks grass finch exhibited by John Harris, Best waxbill were a pair of red eared waxbills exhibited by Andrew Chaney, For the first time in a long time we had a junior exhibitor Alexandra Williams who exhibited a pair of Timor Zebras.

The best in show was the Hecks by John Harris.

Well done to all who exhibited.

AFS Members Show      2nd September 2018

The Australian Finch Society held its Members Show on 2nd September 2018.

Many thanks to all members who helped to stage this event and to all exhibitors

Special thanks to our Judge Lisa Barnsdale, a well-known and knowledgeable bird breeder and also to our Show Secretary Mel Randall

To download a full copy of entries and results click here

Diamond firetail Gouldian Firetail Blue faced parrot finch Red Browed finch Pintailed parrot finch Cherry finch