About the BWA

The BWA is an association of enthusiasts interested in keeping, breeding and conserving all kinds of waterfowl - wildfowl, domestic ducks and geese.

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We are a registered charity dedicated to education about waterfowl and their conservation, as well as to raising the standards of keeping and breeding ducks, geese and swans in captivity.

Click here for more about education, and here about our exhibition.

The BWA offers members a wide range of services and facilities to help them get more enjoyment from waterfowl. We welcome beginners through to experts.

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Why not join us?

Receive the BWA Waterfowl magazine three times a year, offering you advice, information and exchange of views. Keep in touch with a network of members, and attend national, regional and local BWA events. We organize the National Championship Waterfowl Exhibition as well as visits to interesting collections, members days and learning workshops.

Click here if you are interested.


Join us today
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registered charity number 263156


National Waterfowl Exhibition Show Results

Bird flu see government advice at www.gov.uk/avian-influenza-bird-flu

All members wishing to attend the AGM, please let the secretary know before 10th February. See events page for details.

The Poultry Group, under the auspices of the Rare Breeds Survival Trust, is trying to gather information about the numbers of each of the breeds of domestic geese featured on the RBST watchlist. If you keep these birds and have not already been approached by the breed registrars, we would be very grateful if you could complete and return the survey to the relevant registrar
Click here for introduction, and here for survey.

NEW Facebook page. Click on the logo at top left.

Do you sell Mandarins or Carolinas? Please see the document on selling these birds.


Thinking of keeping waterfowl?
There is a wealth of information on getting started in our leaflets section.

Ready to buy?
Our breeders section gives a comprehensive list of reputable breeders in the UK.

Birds for sale
A simple, effective and free way to buy and sell surplus stock.
Click here to visit the page.