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aviculture

the rearing of birds, usually caged birds.
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Gardiner, of Hever, Kent treasurer of the Avicultural Society of Great Britain, accessed Lloyd's Bank main computer, which let him move customers' cash into his own account.
Avicultural warden, Darren Grieves, commented upon the early nesting season, saying: "It is better for the flamingos to nest early because the chicks take several months to develop and later hatching birds have less chance of survival.
The interest in keeping birds as pets and as avicultural subjects has declined and is continuing to decline.
Acknowledgments: Primary funding was provided by Constance Spates with assistance from the Great Lakes Avicultural Society, Raleigh Durham Caged Bird Society, Smokey Mountain Caged Bird Society, Northern Illinois Parrot Society, and the State of North Carolina.
Samples were collected from 15 domestic pigeons kept in a private collection (Calera de Tango) (collection A), 21 psittacine and gallinaceous birds kept in a private avicultural collection (Calera de Tango) (collection B), 52 psittacine and passerine birds maintained in a private collection (Padre Hurtado) (collection C), and 25 native psittacine birds kept in a rehabilitation center of wild fauna (Cajon del Maipo).