International Turaco Society

 

 

Welcome to our Website

 

A Turaco is an exotic African softbill.

The attractive pair canoodling here are White-cheeked Turacos. Later we will introduce you to many more species as you continue to tour the site. Please select your destination using the navigation buttons on the left.

Pair of White-cheeked Turacos

The International Turaco Society aims to research and promote good husbandry practices; support conservation projects that have an impact on wild populations and unite turaco enthusiasts around the world.

The International Turaco Society was set up in 1993 by a group of turaco enthusiasts who met at the Cotswold Wildlife Park in Burford (Oxfordshire in England). Anyone interested in any aspect of keeping or breeding turacos is welcome to join.

My thanks to the members who have paid their subscription for 2015. If you have not paid yet, but wish to continue to be a member, then please renew your subscription now. Thank you.

Membership rates for 2015:

  • £15 U.K. or overseas, if you want Issues 43 and 44 posted to you.
  • £10 U.K. or overseas, if you want Issues 43 and 44 sent by e-mail as pdfs.

Please support the I.T.S. You can apply or renew on line.

Issue 43, Spring 2015, of our magazine was posted to all 2015 members on 4th April. PDF Members have had a copy e-mailed to them. If you have not paid your subscription for 2015 and wish to remain a member and receive a copy of Issue 43, then please pay your subscription now. Thank you.

If you have a news item or an article with photographs for Issue 44, Autumn 2015, then please e-mail them to our editor: Georgie Jefferies: georgiejefferies@hotmail.com. Thank you.

david@turacos.org

What's new on the site? (newest first)
  • Numbers of members and which countries they come from (members only, link 'Information') - updated 28th June
  • Members adverts - turacos wanted or for sale - updated 4th June
  • Message from Christopher Kent (Social Secretary & Publicity officer of The Avicultural Society) about the Avicultural Society's Raymond Sawyer Scholarship 2015 - added 20th May
  • Change ITS secretary details - updated 21st April
  • Chairman's and Treasurer's reports given at 2015 A.G.M. (members only, link 'Meetings') - added 18th April
  • Magazine contents full list - updated 15th April
  • Bibliography of articles from ITS Magazines on Turaco Management and Wild Observations (members only, link 'Resources') - updated 15th April
  • Magazine extract for Issue 43 (members link 'Resources') - added 15th April
  • ITS Magazine Issue 43 (available for purchase) - added 15th April
  • 2016 AGM date is proposed to be Sunday 10th April 2016 (see details) - added 12th April 2015 - to be confirmed
  • Members personal details, by request only (members only, link 'Information') - updated 3rd April
  • Details of the Avicultural Society Spring Social Meeting & AGM, to which ITS members and guests are welcome - see visits - added 25th March
  • Message from Nikki Smith, about Red-crested Turacos in North American collections. Added 19th February
  • Message from Christine, about a brooder she has available. Added 18th February
  • Magazine extract for Issue 42 (members link 'Resources') - added 24th January
  • ITS Magazine Issue 42 (available for purchase) - added 24th January
  • Update of members' password for 2015 (members only) - 2nd January
  • Membership subscription rates for 2015 updated - here
  • Removed 18 members from 2013 who have not yet paid for 2014
  • Minutes of 2014 Committee Meeting and A.G.M. (members only, link 'Meetings') - added 20th April

Contact ITS Secretary
E-mail: Jonathan Beilby

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