Best in Show winner Graham Ball with club president David O’Neil
Submitted by Christopher Clarke
The Southport Budgerigar Society (SBS) hosted its annual ‘Golden Bird’ Membership Show on Sunday October 3rd at the Park Golf Club in Southport, Merseyside.
With the relaxation of Covid-19 regulations, the show was staged on a short-term basis. Some members were unable to attend due to previous commitments, including attending the National Bird Show in Stafford.
Judge for the day was Alan Grice and a total of 55 birds were entered.
Churchtown enthusiast Graham Bell took home the award for best bird in the show with an outstanding normal sky blue rooster.
Novice Christ Clarke took home the award for best young bird in the show with a Normal Sky Blue rooster.
The company thanked Alan Grice for accepting their invitation to judge as well as the Park Golf Club staff who provided the refreshments for the duration of the show.
Other winners: Best All Ages – Graham Ball, Best Opposite All Ages – Graham Ball, Best Young Opposite Sex – Chris Clarke, Best Champion All Ages – Martin Rothlisberger, Best Champion Young Bird – David O’Neil, Best Intermediate All Age – Graham Ball, Best Intermediate Young Bird – Graham Ball, Best Novice All Age – Chris Clarke and Best Novice Young Bird – Chris Clarke
The Southport Budgerigar Society is always on the lookout for new members, so if you have a pet parakeet, garden aviary, or are interested in a budgie breeding and show hobby, come join us, you will feel welcome. Call Club Secretary Graeme Fisher on 01704 879830.
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