The 10th International exhibition "The World of the Birds" has been inaugurated by Mr. Lefebvre,?
Large bird cage with faisants among which the gold and silver faisant. A little family of Nagasaki hens and cocks (Japan)
Big multicolor Ara parrot.
Bird cage with perruches.
Hunting partridge and Californian quail.
Partridge of the Chukar race. These birds are very rare and only a few exemplars can be found nowadays in the Jura.
A Toco Toucan. Specimen of South America.
Very rare specimen of blackbird. He is white with multicolored feathers and he is called the "Gros Bec" because of his very big beck.
White Blackbird, the Albinos. - Very rare specimen.
Big perruche of the Lorris race (Australia) honey eater.
A couple of blue faisants of the Hoki race of Tibet.
A very rare case: a crossing of a faisant with an ordinary hen. It has the head of a hen and the body of a faisant.
Minister Lefebvre cuts the symbolic ribbon inaugurating the exhibition.
Different shots of the Minister and the personalities admiring the stands.
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Background: The 10th International exhibition "The World of the Birds" has been inaugurated by Mr. Lefebvre, Minister of Agriculture. There are 1200 selected birds of all kinds and origines, exotic and others, among which some very rare exemplars. This exhibition is placed under the high patronage of Queen Elisabeth. The public may also admire some very beautiful collections among which a special collection of faisants of all varieties.