Links to Other Sites
Members' Links
Other Links of Interest

Cinnamon White-cheeked Turaco

David Jones - A private breeder of a number of species of Turaco.

David feeding a Schalow's Turaco.

A great way to recycle materials into something useful, plus lots of information about bird watching, bird identification and ways to help birds.

Link here.

A guide designed to help anyone who wants to get started with bird watching - click above.

A blog which walks you through the steps of creating a DIY wire mesh bird feeder - click above.

Like birds, but don’t know how to make the leap to becoming a birder? - click above.

Backyard Birdwatching in North Carolina - click above.

A website that emphasises just how important birds and other pollinators are for the planet as a whole.


Fat Birder

Fatbirder - a web resource about birds and all aspects of bird-watching for birders with c.600 pages, 15,000 links, covering every country of the world. Currently adding 400 new pages, one for each bird family. Other pages include ornithology, birding, conservation, optics, holidays and fun pages.

The Ultimate Guide to Birdwatching - If you’re interested in learning about birdwatching – or you already are an avid birder looking for more ways to connect to all the great resources out there, you’ll find everything from equipment reviews and identification guides to fun lessons for kids.


This guide helps you identify different tail feathers you encounter in North America whether you are gardening, hiking, or trying out new techniques you learned from a birdwatching magazine.

The Complete Guide to Bird Watching:

Avian Rearing Resource

Excellent resource prepared by Louise Peat from the Cotswold Wildlife Park.

Cotswold Wildlife Park

Home to a fascinating and varied collection of mammals, birds, reptiles and invertebrates, from Ants to White Rhinos and Bats to Big Cats. Enjoy the exotic animals and gardens in the spacious and peaceful Cotswold surroundings.



Beale Park

Kookaburras Link Goat

No simulated high-tech adventures...

No gravity-defying rides, just genuine natural attractions in the glorious setting of the Thames Valley, where people love to visit again and again.

That's the successful formula of Beale Park!

AVIAN GENETIC TESTING: Animal Genetics/Avian Biotech offers a large number of reliable, state-of-the-art tests for birds including DNA sexing, disease testing and immunological assays that measure the immune system's response to a particular disease-causing organism. DNA sexing can be performed from blood, feather or eggshell samples at a greater than 99.99% accuracy rate. Animal Genetics has the world's largest database of avian DNA samples with over 2200 different species of birds from around the world.


A good introduction to the hobby of bird-watching, for any age.


A Homeowner's Guide to Identifying Birds


Link to Softbill Club in The Netherlands

The "Speciaalclub Insecten- en Vruchtenetende Vogels" is a suborganisation of the "Nederlandse Bond van Vogelliefhebbers", which comprises all softbills and provides a common platform for contacts, exchange of information, knowledge and experience.

Parque Zoológico de Lagos

A Zoo on the south coast of Portugal

The Avicultural Society
an independent, non-profit-making organisation
(based in the UK) covers the keeping and breeding of all types of birds other than domesticated varieties, and has a world-wide membership.

Paradise Park is home to a fabulous collection of rare and endangered parrots. They also have owls, birds of prey, otters, penguins, turacos, and a farm full of animals. It is situated on the outskirts of Hayle, about twenty miles south-west of Truro in Cornwall.

Temmincks Tragopans - click to enlarge

Allandoo Pheasantry - Breeders of Ornamental Pheasants in Southwest Scotland.

Gerhard Ritters

A member's personal site in Bueckeburg, Germany.

Ruwenzori Turaco - photo by Nik Borrow


A personal site of Nik's artwork, his superb photographs (including turacos), his travels and his birding adventures.

Welcome to Hanson Bird Taxidermy



Foreign Softbill Society UK

British Waterfowl Association membership supports three main areas of their charitable objectives:

1. Conservation: Promote the study and conservation of waterfowl.

2. Education: Uphold the highest standards of welfare and promote a greater appreciation of waterfowl.

3. Preservation: Carry out research and undertake activities to promote knowledge of and interest in traditional breeds of waterfowl.


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