AVIORNIS INTERNATIONAL brings together devoted keepers of
ornamental birds and waterfowl. The main groups of birds
that we are breeding are: waterfowl, pheasants, junglefowl,
doves, quails, partridges, ibis and cranes but also many
other groups of wild species.
organisation has been established in 1973 and the Dutch
branch in 1978. Today, it is one of the most important
organisations in Europe in its field with around 8.000
members in 7 European countries. Actually, approximately 625
bird species are successfully kept by our members!
can AVIORNIS offer you?
AVIORNIS can bring you, among other things,
splendid full-colour magazine, with a wealth of
information for starters and experienced keepers.
Reports of first breeding of specific species.
possibility to join local activities like informative
lectures and visits to private parks.
Support, where necessary, with requests and offers for
Promotion of contacts with other branches and members in
are the objectives of AVIORNIS?
support and co-operate with other organisations on
scientific programs to preserve bird species that
have become nearly extinct.
stimulate (inter)national exchange of young birds
in order to keep genetically healthy stocks of each
help our members with advice and information on
the husbandry and breeding management of the wide
diversity of bird species.
contribute, together with other international
organisations, to scientific programs, aimed at the
re-introduction of bird species that have become (locally)
extinct due to natural catastrophes or other reasons.