The Society for Breeders of African and Asiatic Small Finches
Page last updated: 02 January 2024
The WFS occasionally promote waxbill-associated literature that offer an enhanced understanding of these species of birds.
The chosen books are available both at branch meetings and now on-line through this page.
Please note: The society is run by volunteers and we ask that you allow up to two weeks for orders to be processed.
With the high costs of postage, there will be a charge of £4.99 UK postage and packing for Antonio Javier Sanz's book, 'Australian, Oceanic and Asiatic Estrildid Finches' and £9.99 UK postage and packing for delivery of G.J. Huisman's 'Estrildid Finches of the World'.
Where available, the books can be purchased by members at branch meetings for £25 and £75 respectively.
Please email Mark Eaton at: firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions on international postage.
Members benefit from a reduced price for each book. Can we ask that you include your membership number when purchasing a book at the member rate. Thank you.
Paying through the PayPal icons provides an option of paying by credit or debit card.
However, if you would prefer to pay by cheque/ postal order, please email Mark Eaton at: email@example.com
WFS book offer
The book describes in detail all 145 estrildid finch species (and their subspecies). It is supported by unique distribution maps and beautiful photographs of the birds in their natural habitats that represent the work of close to 300 photographers from 40 countries around the world.
The book was written over a period of 9 years and is intended for a wide audience: not only bird lovers and bird watchers but also ornithologists and other scientists.
English; A4 format; 396 pages; printed on high quality paper bound with a protective laminated hard cover.
WFS book offer
An in-depth review into the world of the exotic finches with spectacular images of exceptional birds that the author Antonio Javier Sanz has been compiling through his visits to some of the best shows and aviaries in the world. The book provides detailed information on nomenclature, subspecies, TSN (Taxonomical Serial Number), habitat, distribution, suitable accommodation, feeding, reproduction and existing mutations. The book is printed in English and Spanish.
English and Spanish; 308 pages.
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