National Geographic : 1938 Dec
Photograph from Globe JUDGES CAST A CRITICAL EYE OVER THE FIELD AT ENGLAND'S WESTERN COUNTIES CAGE-BIRD SHOW Bird fanciers take just as serious an interest in developing individual pets with perfect "points" as do owners ofhighly bred cattle, horses, cats, ordogs. Judges select winners on such features as wingspread, color of feathers, shape of legs, neck, and back. This contest took placeatPlymouth's Corn Exchange inNovember, 1933. Aviculture is especially popular in England and France (pages 780-782).