In this week's issue (June 11)

Why the glorious goldfinch makes a first-class aviary bird, perfect for muling and hybrids.
A look at parrot diets in the wild and how we can use this information to ensure our own birds get the foods they require.
Introducing Isabel satinette canaries and their amazing colour combinations.
Top tips on keeping rats, cats and other vermin away from your birds. We also have five non-toxic rat removal kits, valued at £34.99, to give away to five lucky readers!
How to help your lovebird chicks fledge successfully.
And for something a little different, don't miss our new weekly series in which 1960s celebrities pose with budgerigars! This is the first time these amazing photographs, taken by an ex-Hollywood photographer, have ever been published - and they're brilliant!