In this week's issue (August 20)

Madagascar lovebirds are dying out in captivity but we meet a breeder who is bucking the trend.
We meet a woman who has opened her home to unwanted parrots as part of Birdline UK's volunteer rehoming scheme.
We also meet a South African birdkeeper who keeps kookaburras.
In this week's British bird file we take a look at an old favourite, the blackbird.
Judy Higgins introduces the yellowface albino budgerigar.
Plus all the usual news, letters, club and show reports from across the country.
And don't forget to enter our competition to win one of four cases of world beers, valued at £29.95, courtesy of Beer Here.