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Sulcata Tortoise with Chris Abbey

Birdland welcomes eight egg-citing new arrivals

Birdland, in the picturesque Bourton-on-the-Water, is excited to welcome new arrivals to its fantastic park and gardens. Five tortoises and three emus have just landed and are ready to join the Birdland family. [caption id="attachment_2405" align="alignleft" width="300"] Sulcata Tortoise with Chris Abbey[/caption] The five male Sulcata tortoises are the World’s...

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Birdland Celebrates Feathered Mums for Mothers Day!

Staff at Bourton-on-the-Water’s Birdland are paying tribute to some of the best of Bird Mums for a weekend celebration as part of Mother’s Day.(Saturday 29th & Sunday, March 30th). This is the time of year that the residents are starting to lay and sit on eggs and their progress is...

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Marabou Stork at Cotswolds Birdland Park & Gardens

Ugly Stork Seeks Feathered Friend

A giant stork, which specie is believed to have the largest wingspan in the world, is looking for a mate. The massive male marabou stork lives at Birdland in Bourton-on-the-Water. Sadly he recently lost his 17-year-old female partner, and now keepers are keen to find him a new girlfriend. Also...

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Half Term – Open Today – more details here

We have cleared most of the trees that caused the site closure earlier this week - so we are back open!  There are a few restrictions as you visit the Park, the nature trail is flooded but the rest of the Park is accessible. You might like to wear some...

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Birdland Penguin dancing

Pick up a King Penguin Valentine Gift Experience!

Looking for something fabulously different and truly unique to give as a Valentine gift [caption id="attachment_1265" align="alignleft" width="300"] Birdland Penguin Shore display is fed daily at 2.30pm[/caption] this year – then why not pick up a king penguin feeding gift experience at Birdland? Set in the heart of beautiful Cotswold...

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Feb Half Term – Birds Behaving Badly at Birdland!

During February Half Term Holidays Birdland is celebrating birds behaving badly starting Saturday 15th until Sunday 23 February 2014. From blood-sucking songbirds and puking penguins to stinking storks and spitting swallows, keepers will reveal revolting facts about some of the world’s baddest birds. There will be toxic talks and terrible...

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Flock along to the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch on Jan 25th

Flock along to the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch on Saturday, January 25th. Starting at 11am, join our local birdwatching expert, complete with telescope, binoculars and guides, in the nature area for a fun day’s bird-spotting and identification – wellies advisable!

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Missy leading the Kings

World Penguin Awareness Day 18th -20th January 2014

Birdland in Bourton-on-the-Water is celebrating World Penguin Awareness Day with a three-day celebration of the world’s favourites flightless birds (Saturday, January 18th – Monday, January 20th) featuring special talks and feeding displays. Meet a huddle of Humboldts and a coronation of king penguins and find out all about their amazing...

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15th November 2013 – Feed the Birds

With the sudden onset of winter (had to scrape the car twice this week!) it is very much that time of year to start considering your feather friends at home.  Birds require high energy feeds during the winter months to maintain their fat reserves to see them through the cold...

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Meet a Keeper

Autumn Toddler Activities at Birdland

Autumn is the perfect time of year for younger visitors to make the most of a visit to Birdland Park & Gardens in Bourton-on-the-Water. With older children back at school, it is the ideal opportunity to bring toddlers to enjoy the Park without the summer crowds. Throughout the Autumn term,...

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