SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Nov. 23 (EUROPA PRESS) –
More than 2,000 birds will participate this weekend in the XXVII Ornithological Contest that takes place between November 23 and 26 at the Santa Cruz de Tenerife Fairgrounds.
The Minister of Industry and vice president of the Fairgrounds, Manuel Fernández, inaugurated this Thursday this event that the Tenerife Cabildo organizes together with the Association of Canariculturists ‘Pinzón del Teide’, whose president, Carlos Morales announced that the Contest includes the celebration of XV Monograph on Adult Tenerife Melado.
The event brings to Tenerife more than 2,000 birds, from all over the Canary Islands, from the colored canary breeds, posture canaries, exotics, hybrids, European fauna and psittacines. This is an exhibition open to the public and free of charge.
Councilor Manuel Fernández recalled that “the presence of canariculture in the Canary Islands is more than 500 years old, surviving generation after generation” and highlighted that “the Canaries are one of the hallmarks of our islands and with initiatives of this type, we claim the importance of preserving and promoting our traditions”, to which he added that “we also want to highlight that responsible animal ownership is essential.”