Known World Aviculturists Guild
The Known World Aviculturists Guild is the current name of the aviculture guild originally founded on August 14th, 2006 as the Company of Medieval Aviculturists by Biya Sama Fujin in the Crown Province of Ostgardr, East kingdom. The guild is dedicated to studying the sciences and arts of medieval aviculture, that is, the keeping of companion birds in period.
But the guild goes beyond that. The guild is dedicated to "the history, care and conservation" of companion bird species, extending chivalry to birds in a way that is often thought of as radical by those outside of the modern aviculture and parrot rescue-rehab communities. It is not at all unusual to see SCAdian guild members helping such organizations as the Indonesian Parrot Project or wild quaker parakeet groups--which is precisely why members of these groups have also joined the guild as well, building a bridge of good will between the SCA and the greater bird community.
Membership and Honors
The following members have received awards from the Crowns of their kingdoms for excellence in the arts and sciences of aviculture:
Biya Sama: award of arms October 26, 2007 Warrior's Naadam
Dionysia Birdclever: award of arms April 12, 2008 Coronation Konrad Brenwen
The following guild members have received awards from the guild
Lady Lile honorary parrot October 26, 2007 Warrior's Naadam