Russell Kingston visits South Africa to launch new book

12 Mar

Russell Kingston OAM

Internationally acclaimed author, and the world’s leading authority on finches, Russell Kingston OAM is in South Africa to launch his new book : The Finch. Russell Kingston , who is a founder member and director of the Rare Finch Conservation Group  will be giving  two presentations in the Joburg area whilst he is in South Africa.

The first presentation titled : The latest trends on sprouted seeds will be given at the Gouldian Finch Society ( GFS ) club venue on Saturday 12 March at 2 pm. The GFS address details are as follows : Crown Gardens Recreation Centre, Ulster Crescent, Crown Gardens . ( off Xavier Street ) Johannesburg ( very near to Gold Reef City ) . For more information contact the GFS chairman Johnny van Schalkwyk on 083 675 1455. All visitors are welcome .

The second presentation date is on Thursday 24 March, and the venue will be at the Rand Avicultural Societies ( RAS ) club house at the Honeydew  Country club, No 1 Boundary Road, Honeydew Johannesburg . The meeting will start at 7.30 pm sharp and 2 presentations will be given . The first presentation will be : The latest trends on sprouted seeds and the second presentation will be : A visit to South America , a look at some of the birds . For more information on this particular meeting contact the RAS chairman Mike Pidduck on 082 452 4261. All visitors are welcome

Copies of Russell Kingston’s latest book will be on sale after the presentation at each of the venues . A percentage of the sale of each book will be donated to the Rare Finch Conservation Group

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