Harteman Wildfowl Aviaries | educating since 1998

baer's pochard - critically endangered

Conservation breeding and avicultural education

Welcome to Harteman Wildfowl. Harteman Wildfowl is dedicated to aviculture, conservation breeding and education. Enjoy our passion at this website and through social media!

white-winged wood duck

Aviculture and conservation

The avicultural side of conservation cannot be emphasised enough, with one of the aims to promote captive breeding and establish breeding programmes.

horned screamer - Anhima cornuta

Anseriformes taxonomy

We present the order of Anseriformes, better known as wildfowl or waterfowl. This order includes all ducks, geese, swans and the illusive South-American screamers. 

magpie goose - Anseranas semipalmata

Gathering and sharing experience

We share information and experience in the avicultural world, gathered by aviculturists, zoologists and conservationists, to save the avian biodiversity. 

Waterfowl in Aviculture

Aviculture is the practice of keeping and breeding birds in a protected environment using controlled conditions, for pleasure, (semi-) scientific research and conservation purpose. Modern aviculture embraces new insighs on zootechniques, ethics, welfare and environment. Modern aviculture embraces the sharing of passion, knowledge and skills within the sector and beyond” – Jan Harteman

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