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Celebrate Feathered Mums!

Our Keepers are paying tribute to some of the best feathered Mums for a weekend celebration as part of Mother's Day. (Saturday 5 & Sunday 6 March) This is the time of year that the hens are starting to lay and sit on eggs and their progress is closely monitored by...

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Eggciting Easter at Birdland!

It is an eggciting time this Easter at Birdland, from Friday 25 March – Sunday 10 April. With real eggs under watch and cracking Easter activities planned, there’s plenty for all the family to enjoy over the holidays. We have eggcellent captive breeding programmes, and families can discover the different breeding...

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New Year, New King Penguin!

We are celebrating the start of 2016 with a very special new arrival, a female King Penguin. Travelling to the park all the way from Demark the 16 month old little girl is part of our breeding programme. Arriving just before Christmas the King Penguin now happily inhabits Penguin Shore...

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Birds Behaving Badly!

We are celebrating birds behaving badly over the February Half Term Holidays starting Saturday 13 until Sunday 21 February 2016. From blood-sucking songbirds and puking penguins to stinking storks and spitting swallows, our keepers will reveal revolting facts about some of the world’s baddest birds. There will be toxic talks and terrible trails highlighting the horrible aspects of natural...

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Myths & Legends at Birdland October Half Term

Visitors will be able to let their imagination fly away with them during October Half Term Holidays, 24 October – 1 November, with a special Halloween themed ‘Myths & Legends’ week and the new Jurassic Journey Trail at Birdland Park & Gardens, Bourton-on-the-Water. Discover why owls are considered to be...

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Meet the Owls at birdland

Close Encounters May Half Term Fun!

Get up close and personal with the feathered residents at Bourton-on-the-Water’s Birdland this May Half Term. Experience close encounters by becoming a perch for a parrot or a landing pad for an owl. Climb inside the tortoise pen and come face to face with a snake. Exciting encounters for all...

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Pteranodon

Dinosaurs Arrive – Opens 23 May

The newest attractions at Birdland, definitely ruffled a few feathers as they began arriving this week ready for the opening on 23 May 2015. Keepers at the park were on hand to welcome herds of life-size dinosaurs which last roamed the Cotswolds more than 65 million years ago. Among the...

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Eggciting Easter Holidays

It is an eggciting time this Easter at Bourton-on-the-Water’s Birdland, from 28 March – 12 April, with eggs under watch and cracking Easter activities planned. Birdland has eggcellent captive breeding programmes, and families can discover the different breeding strategies that animals have adopted to survive in the avian world as...

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Half Term Fun – Birds Behaving Badly at Birdland!

Birdland, in Bourton-on-the-Water, is celebrating birds behaving badly over the February Half Term Holidays starting Saturday 14th until Sunday 22nd February 2015. 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...

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Things to do for October Half Term

This October half term (25th October – 2nd November) there are plenty of things to do at Birdland to get your imagination flying in our special Halloween-themed ‘Myths and Legends’ event. From Ancient Egypt to Alfred Hitchcock, birds have always held a spooky fascination spawning many myths and legends down...

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