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Ten Fun Things For Under Tens at Birdland

Schools out for the summer and Birdland Park and Gardens is open every day for little twitchers and fledgling fossil hunters to explore the Cotswold wildlife park. Here’s a list of the top 10 things for youngsters to see and do at Birdland before they’re 10 years old: Spot Spike...

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Penguins Flock to Birdland

A group of six Humboldt penguins are settling in to their new home at Birdland. The birds arrived from Chessington World of Adventures earlier this month and are settling in well in their new home at the newly-revamped Penguin Shore. It’s hoped the newcomers will form part of Birdland’s captive...

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Flamingo Families in the Pink at Birdland

Birdland’s flock of flamboyant flamingos is expecting a summer baby boom – with a number of eggs due to hatch in the coming weeks. Keepers at the Bourton-on-the-Water wildlife attraction believe the recent spell of settled, weather has provided near-perfect breeding conditions for the flamingos. The mini egg-laying spree among...

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Fond Farewell to one of Europe’s oldest female King Penguins

Birdland Park & Gardens has said a fond farewell to one of its oldest residents, Lily the King Penguin, after she passed away last week. Lily hatched in 1992 and became one of best breeding king penguins the park has reared. She continued to lay eggs until two years ago,...

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Summer of Feathered Fun

There’s a summer of feathered fun just waiting to be discovered at Birdland Park and Gardens throughout the school holidays (Saturday 22nd July – Sunday 3rd September.) Located in the heart of the beautiful Cotswolds, the park’s magical combination of wildlife, woodland, riverside and gardens makes it the perfect summer...

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King Spike’s Coronation

Birdland invites fans of Spike, the World’s Most Popular Penguin, to attend his Coronation on Friday 2nd June when he’ll be officially presented with his winner’s trophy after beating off the competition in a global competition. Spike, a king penguin at the Cotswold attraction, who has over 15,000 Facebook followers,...

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Feathered Fathers

Staff will pay tribute to some of finest feathered fathers as part of a celebration for Father’s Day. Early summer is always a busy time for the team at Birdland, with eggs and chicks aplenty, but there will be a special focus on the male of the species to mark...

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Birds Behaving Badly Week

Birds behaving badly take centre stage at Birdland over May half term (Saturday, May 27th – Sunday, June 4th). From blood-sucking songbirds to stinking storks, keepers at Birdland, will reveal revolting facts about the feathered fiends, as part of Birds Behaving Badly Week. There will be talks and trails highlighting...

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Put a spring in your step with a trip to Birdland this Bank Holiday

With the sights, sounds and smells of spring starting to fill the air, what better way to spend a day than breathing it in at the beautiful natural surroundings of Birdland Park & Gardens, this bank holiday weekend (April 29-May 1)? The wildlife park in Bourton-on-the-Water is home to more...

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Learn about the majesty of the kings on World Penguin Day

What better time to visit Birdland Park & Gardens to meet the World’s Most Popular Penguin? Spike, the famous 15-year-old resident King Penguin, has earned the crown after winning a global competition run by Penguins International, but the spotlight will also shine on his illustrious counterparts on Tuesday (April 25),...

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