This antique text contains a detailed handbook pertaining to the proper care and management of budgerigars in captivity, including information on housing, diet, breeding, colour production, and training. A great guide for both prospective and existing budgerigar keepers, this text contains everything one might need to know. This handbook is concise yet detailed, making it a great quick reference guide for those with queries. The chapters contained herein include: 'Description of the Wild Budgerigar', 'Housing', 'Feeding', 'Breeding', 'The Moult', 'Colour Varieties', 'Colour Production', 'Diseases', 'Exhibition', 'Education of the Budgerigar', 'Bird Pests', and 'The Standard Budgerigar Show Cage - Photography and Description'. This text has been chosen for modern republication because of its educational value, and is proudly republished here complete with a new introduction on aviculture.