In this week's issue (September 10)

Top tips on breeding, showing and muling a favourite British bird, the linnet.
Bill Naylor pays tribute to the beautiful and quirky white-crested jay thrush.
Bird curator Ian Hadgkiss shares his strong views on conservation and captive breeding.
We meet Dave Edwards, the organiser of the next Zebra Finch Society Club Show.
Nick West explores the musical world of roller canaries.
Judy Higgins explains what to do with your surplus budgerigars.
And we offer you the chance to win a copy of The Budgerigar, a superb book valued at around £59. We have five to give away.
This week's issue also comes with a handy 8-page supplement from The Birdcare Company PLUS a catalogue for the National Bird Show of the Year.