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    A True Aviculturist

    Nestling in the Santa Clara River Valley Just Out of Filmore, California Is the Charming Home of Francis H. Rudkin With Its Wonderful Collection By Dr. Dave Silverstone, Los Angeles, Calif. WHILE rambling through the country one day last Fall, I saw a Military Macaw circling over the orange grove. This was, indeed, a surprise and as the bird descended to one of the trees I could not reĀ­sist the temptation to follow. The virtual paradise that greeted my eyes well repaid my insatiable curiosity. Nestling in the Santa Clara River Valley just out of Filmore, Calif., is this home. The owner is sure an avid aviculturist is the thought…