International Ornithological Association
Founder Member COM-UK

Affiliated to the Confederation Ornithologique Mondiale

LATEST NEWS

     WORLD SHOW JAN 2021 PORTUGAL.   COM-UK NEWS.

THE COM-UK COMMITTEE HAS DISCUSSED BY EMAIL THE POSSIBILITY OF PARTICIPATION AT THE 2021 WORLD SHOW IN PORTUGAL BUT AGREED UNANIMOUSLY NOT TO PARTICIPATE.THIS WAS BECAUSE OF THE COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS ON TRAVEL AND THE POSSIBILITY OF QUARANTINE ON RETURN FROM PORTGUAL.THE VULNERABLE AGE GROUP OF MOST MEMBERS OF COM-UK MANAGERMENT COMMITTEE WAS ANOTHER FACTOR AND MOST WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO ATTENED THE SHOW.ANOTHER FACTOR AS WELL AS THE FACT THE UK WILL BE OUT OF THE EU BY THE END OF THIS YEAR AND DEFRA HAVE STILL NOT FINALISED ALL THE REGULATIONS ABOUT TAKING BIRDS OUT OF THE COUNTRY AND THEN RETURNING WITH THEM.IN ADDITION OUR CURRENT CONVEYOUR WAS UNABLE TO TAKE 5 WEEKS TIME OFF WORK TO MAKE THE JOURNY AND BE AT THE SHOW.ALL FACTORS PLUS UNCERTAINTIES HAVE MADE THE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE DECIDE NOT TO PARTICIPATE IN THE 2021 WORLD SHOW BUT WILL LOOK FORWARD TO PARTICIPATING IN SPAIN IN THE 2022 SHOW HOPEFULLY ALL THESE UNCETAINTIES WILL HAVE BEEN RESOLVED.

ALSO,WE WOULD HAVE HAD TO PRESENT THE CASE FOR 3rd APPROVAL FOR THE LONDON FANCY CANARY AND FOR THE SAME REASONS ABOVE WE ASK YOU TO DELAY PRESENTATION TILL 2022 AS HUW EVANS WILL NOT BE ABLE TO TRAVEL TO PORTUGAL.

COM -UK WISH THE PORTUGUESE FEDERATION EVERY SUCCESS IN ORGANISING THE WORLD SHOW WITH OUR APOLOGIES FOR NOT PARTICIPATING.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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QUITE A NUMBER OF MEMBERS ARE TRYING TO ORDER 2021 ID CODED RINGS WITH OUT PAYING THEIR 2021 MEMBERSHIP,THEY FEEL AS THEY ARE MEMBERS FOR 2020 THIS IS OK,WELL SORRY IT IS NOT POSSIBLE IT IS A DIFFERENT YEAR AND YOU CANNOT DO THIS SO EITHER PAY YOUR MEMBERSHIP OR YOU DO NOT GET THE RINGS.THE REASON WHY WE LET MEMBERS HAVE RINGS EARLY IS TO HELP THEM BREED EARLIER IF THIS CONTINUE,S WE WILL STOP THE SERVICE AND JUST GO WITH THE YEAR.

 

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IMPORTANT NEWS RE FORTH COMING SHOWS.THE 28th GOUDEN RING SHOW TO BE HELD IN BELGIUM HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE CORONA 19 OUT BREAK AND THE 69th WORLD SHOW TO BE HELD IN SPAIN JAN 2021 HAS ALSO BEEN CANCELLED.

 

 

 

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MEMBERS NEED TO BE AWARE THAT AT THIS TIME OF THE YEAR THE OFFICE WILL ONLY BE OPEN MONDAY TO FRIDAY 9 AM TO 12 AM. PLEASE DO NOT PHONE AFTER THESE TIMES AS KNOW ONE WILL BE THERE TO ANSWER YOUR CALL. 

 

 

 

 

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