Bird Keepers Association | Fostering relationships between aviculturists

About Our Association

The formation of the Bird Keepers Association was borne out of the frustrations which from experience many bird keepers have and that was to create an environment where members, breeders and those who are merely not just interested in keeping birds but watching their antics either in the wild or in the aviary and birdroom of others come together in a friendly & sharing manner to explore the richness of the bird keeping hobby.

The Bird Keepers Association web site will bring together all those interested in bird keeping irrespective of their geographical location and one of the aims of the Association is to ensure that the other frustration which we are sure is felt by all bird keepers and that is the fragmented composition of the market place when trying to purchase birds, equipment and food.

Although initiated within the geographical region of the borough of Southend on Sea the aims of Bird Keepers Association will appeal to bird keepers nationwide.

The aims of the Bird Keepers Association will foster relationships between bird keepers to create opportunities for bird keepers to meet at BKA’s regular meetings to exchange information, to attract new entrants to the hobby, to share experiences, to produce case studies, to successfully market surplus birds to other members or members of the public, to swap birds with other members and finally to generate a platform for free advice on breeding, feeding and to maintain healthy birds.

Recent Blog Posts

August 6, 2017 |

Promoting the Benefits of the BKA

It was decided to take the BKA out to the Bradwell on Sea Flower & Craft show to promote our hobby and to interest others in bird keeping. We displayed an example of the foreign finches kept by some aviculturists namely a Diamond Fire Tail, a Parson finch, a Masked Grass finch, two Gouldians and a pair of Stat finches to the delight of many who visited our stall. The weather was a combination of showers and beautiful sun shine but the rare occasional gusts of wind brought us running to hold tight the supports of our gazebo to save our presentation disappearing into the trees...

August 1, 2017 |

A Day in the Canary Bird Room with RED MITE!!

Red mite...

July 22, 2017 |

Bird Event 10/9 CANCELLED but 19/11 BOOKINGS OPEN

To All BKA members & Supporters We have to notify you that the BKA have suffered at the hands of yet another Animal Protection Activist The Basildon Community Association which operates by committee the Fryerns Community Hall has decided in their wisdom to CANCEL our bookings for the 10th Sept 2017 and the 19th November 2017 and all of our 2018 bookings —————————————————————————————————————— The letter we received from the  Basildon Community Association was as follows: “   From: Basildon Community Association [mailto:basildoncommunity@btconnect.com] Sent: 21 August 2017 11:30 To: Malcolm <info@birdkeepersassociation.org.uk> Subject: BIRD SALE Dear Malcolm Unfortunately the committee have come to the decision to cancel your bird sale bookings in our hall. We cannot have people...

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