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King Penguin Chick photos, live webcam & video link

Here are some of the latest photos:         Proud parents The tiny chick finally hatched out of its palm-sized egg after an anxious two-month incubation, with keepers on hand to assist the bird to break out of the egg if necessary. King penguins only produce one egg,...

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The Undertaker Bird at Birdland

Halloween Myths & Legends

You will be able to let your imagination fly away with you during a special Halloween-themed ‘Myths and Legends’ event at Birdland during the October Half Term Holidays. From Ancient Egypt to Alfred Hitchcock, birds have always held a spooky fascination spawning many myths and legends down through the centuries. Discover why owls...

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King Penguin Chick Cam

We have now setup a webcam on our latest King Penguin chick - to access click on Attractions/birds/penguins and see the activities of the chick and its companion cuddly penguin. You can also have a look at the Greater Flamingo webcam by going to Flamingos.

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Meet our newest addition

We are really pleased to welcome a very special chick to Birdland! Our first King Penguin chick in five years. You can view the live webcam here. See the images of our latest addition to our colony of King Penguins on the Daily Mail website here. We will keep you...

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New Children’s Play Area

We have just revealed our new children’s Play Area in our 9 acre park. It's perfect for families and particularly for little ones as kids can climb, dig, swing and spot parrots in the revamped zone. The original play area situated next to the relaxing café spot was damaged by...

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Birdland Close Encounters at Meet the Keeper session

Summer Family Fun – Day out at Birdland

Looking for things to do this summer - for fantastic family fun, enjoy a day out with a difference at Birdland in the Cotswolds. One of the UK’s biggest bird gardens, discover an array of amazing wildlife. Become a perch for a parrot or a landing pad for an owl at one of...

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King Penguin Egg at Birdland

King Penguin Egg Laid at Birdland

Keepers at Birdland Park & Gardens in Bourton-on-the-Water are celebrating the arrival of a giant king penguin egg. The 318-gramme, palm-sized egg was produced by long-term partners Lily and Frank. King penguins only produce one egg, and often will not breed for several years, so staff are taking no chances...

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View Our Live Flamingo Webcam

There are 6 species of flamingo and we have 2 species at Birdland, the Greater and Caribbean. Click on this link to view our live webcam http://213.120.175.2/view/index.shtml Flamingos have quite elaborate courtship displays, dancing and synchronisation, which can usually be seen between April and August. So keep an eye on the webcam...

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Species Spotlight – Snowy Owls

This week we have had a nest made and the first egg from one of our birds so what better time to spotlight them         Snowy Owl Nyctea scandiaca Perhaps the most popular of the Owl species because of Harry Potter fame, Snowy Owls are one of...

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Penguins at Birdland Park and Gardens

Penguin Week – May Half Term 2014

Penguin Week: Celebrate Penguins this May Half Term with a visit to Birdland It’s Penguin Week at Bourton-on-the-Water’s Birdland for May Half Term from 24th May – 1st June. Penguin fans will be able to put their knowledge to the test with a fun quiz and enjoy special talks about...

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