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Humboldt chicks

Penguin Chicks Hatch Out at Birdland!

Delighted keepers are celebrating after the first of a record number of Humboldt penguin eggs hatched out successfully at Birdland Park and Gardens. So far three chicks have been born at the Bourton-on-the-Water wildlife attraction, which celebrates its 60thanniversary this year. They’re the first of a dozen eggs which have...

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Top 5 things to Discover at Birdland over May Half Term

Learn all about our amazing Penguins Visitors are invited to waddle along to Birdland Park & Gardens over the May Half Term holidays and join the Penguin Week celebrations. There’s a packed programme of penguin-themed events and activities taking place throughout the holidays. Find out more here. Penguin feeding sessions...

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African birds at Birdland Park & Gardens, Cotswolds.

Sights and Sounds of Africa in the Heart of the Cotswolds

A new series of themed displays celebrating the avian life of Africa has been unveiled at Birdland as part of their 60th anniversary celebrations. The African area features a total of nine aviaries; six of which have been newly constructed to showcase the huge variety of birds found on the continent....

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Bali mynah bird

Precious Eggs Offer Major Hope For Rare Mynah Bird

A critically endangered type of mynah bird has laid eggs for the first time in more than a decade at Birdland Park and Gardens. Keepers at the Bourton-on-the-Water wildlife attractions, which celebrates its 60th anniversary this year, now face an anxious wait to see whether the eggs will hatch. The...

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Penguin Week at Birdland Park & Gardens

It’s Penguin Week This May Half Term

Visitors are invited to hop along to Birdland Park & Gardens over the May Half Term holidays (May 27th – June 4th) and join the Penguin Week celebrations. There’s a packed programme of penguin-themed events and activities taking place throughout the holidays. The Bourton-on-the-Water wildlife attraction, which celebrates its 60th anniversary...

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Dinosaur Weekend – May Bank Holiday

May Bank Holiday Dinosaur Weekend – April 29th– May 1st Calling all Dinosaur Hunters, Fossil Fanatics and Potential Palaeontologists! Venture in to a Jurassic-themed landscape which is home to more than 30 different dinosaurs ranging from a metre-long baby stegosaurus to giant brachiosaurus which grew to more than five metres...

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Birdland Park and Gardens in Gloucestershire

Celebrate like a King…Penguin at Birdland!

Visitors are invited to celebrate World Penguin Day at Birdland on Tuesday, April 25th in the company of the UK’s only breeding colony of king penguins. The Bourton-on-the-Water wildlife attraction, which celebrates its 60th anniversary this year, is putting on a series of talks and feeding displays dedicated to the...

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Humboldt Penguins at Birdland

Penguins produce record egg count

There’s double cause for egg-citement among keepers at Birdland Park & Gardens this Easter. The Gloucestershire wildlife attraction, which marks its 60th anniversary this year, is celebrating the fact its colony of captive-bred Humboldt has produced a record number of eggs from a record number of breeding pairs. Five different...

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What’s On For 2017

Birdland Park and Gardens, in Bourton-on-the-Water, is home to one of the largest collections of exotic birds in the UK.  Located in the heart of the beautiful Cotswolds, the park’s magical combination of wildlife, woodland, riverside and gardens makes it the perfect day out. Birdland cares for more than 500...

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Celebrate Feathered Mums This Mother’s Day

Keepers at Bourton-on-the-Water’s Birdland are paying tribute to some of the avian world finest feathered females as part of its Mother’s Day weekend. (Saturday, March 25th – Sunday, March 26th). This is the time of year the hens are starting to lay and sit on eggs and their progress is...

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