01992 525637 or 07908 756279 sales@essexbirdcentre.com

Welcome to Essex Bird Centre

Your cage and aviary bird specialists




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.



Italian Wire Cages from DOMUS MOLINARI

Bird Accessories

Bird Baths, Feeders, Drinkers and much more

Birds Food

TOP INSECT, Egg Food, Perle Morbide
Front cover image of Lipochrome book


Lipochromes, British Birds Mules & Hybrids

Essex Bird Centre the only supplier who Domus Molinari supply their Cages to in the UK, along with Ornitalia the suppliers of Perle Morbide and the best published book The Goldfinch. We have a bespoke range of cages made exclusively for Essex Bird Centre; we can have any of our cages powder-coated in the colour of your choice. There are now over 20 different types of cages for you to choose from. All our cages and accessories are made in ITALY and are of the highest quality on the UK market.

PERLE MORBIDE we are the UK’s sole appointed agent by ORNITALIA to sell Perle Morbide® which entirely replaces the administration of germinated seeds for: canaries, goldfinches, bullfinches, siskins, american siskins, redpolls and many others birds including exotic, foreign finches and waxbills, budgies even parrots with Perle Fruits. It can be fed all year round feeding 2/3 times during the rest period.

Also suppliers of TOP INSECT Frozen Products including Pinkies, Buffalo worms, Mealworms. Waxworms, Hermetias (calci-worms), Crickets and Silkworms. Including live foods – Mealworms, Buffalo worms, mini mealworms also now available.

We also stock Cede, Witte Molen, Raggio di Sole egg food from Italy, Versele Laga health products, seed from top Belgian breeders own recipes and many straight seeds.

Trusted High Quality Brands


19TH September 2021

BKA (Bird Keepers Association)

Cowdray Hall, London Road (A126), West Thurrock, RM20 3BJ

Open to the public at 10am

To book a table contact Len (01702 293053) or Malcolm (01702 584107)


10th October 2021

100% SOFTBILLS – All Variety Softbill Bird Sale and Show 2021

Risby Village Hall, Alymer Close, Risby, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk. IP28 6RT

Open to the public 10.30am

For further information please contact Don Turner on don@suffolksoftbills.co.uk


3rd October 2021

The National Exhibition Show in Stafford

The Staffordshire County Showground, ST18 0BD

Doors open at 9.30am

For further details please contact The Parrot Society office 01442 872245 or e-mail les.rance@theparrotsocietyuk.org


20th November 2021

Walsall CBS featuring Walsall Fife FCC

Cheslyn Hay Leisure Centre, Saredon Rd, Cheslyn Hay, Staffs,WS6 7JQ

Doors open to public at 1pm


21ST November 2021

BKA (Bird Keepers Association)

Cowdray Hall, London Road (A126), West Thurrock, RM20 3BJ

Open to the public at 10am

To book a table contact Len (01702 293053) or Malcolm (01702 584107)

There are still cases of COVID-19 in England and there is a risk you could catch or pass on the virus, even if you are fully vaccinated. You are encouraged to exercise caution and consider the risks. While no situation is risk free, there are actions we can take to protect ourselves and others around us. Please visit the Gov website for further details; https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus


Suggested seeds for the Goldfinch:

Mr Raskin – Top German Breeder
Top Breeders Goldfinch Mix
Putter Mix – by Mr Lissens

Chrysanthemum Seed
Micro Hearts
Milk Thistle
Perle Morbide
Small Black Sunflower
White Perilla
Top Breeders Egg Food with Shrimp
Raggio di sole – Indios