In the December 1 Cage & Aviary Birds, we find out how to protect your jewels - microchipping is the best way to keep your higher-value birds safe.
In news we see two royal starlings aptly named William and Kate take residence in Chester Zoo, and find out why two owl fanciers have blamed Harry Potter for the theft of their beloved barn owls.
Brian Keenan lays down the law on husbandry, breeding and exhibiting your canaries.
We explain the genetic inheritance in budgerigars, understanding how prepotent v recessive genes make all the difference to stud quality.
Plus lots more, including nutcracker, zebra finches, poultry and golden pheasants.
On sale tomorrow, Wednesday December 1.