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Birdland Superstar Spike Crowned King Penguin

A celebrity penguin from the Cotswolds has been crowned the world’s most popular flightless bird after winning the final of a global competition. Spike, a king penguin at Birdland who has over 15,000 Facebook followers, was up against an African penguin called Mai from the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort &...

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Cracking Easter Fun

There’s a host of egg-citing events and activities taking place at Birdland throughout the Easter holidays. In what is the season of new life, many of the birds will begin courtship and dozens of eggs are due to be laid over the coming weeks in the nine-acres of gardens and...

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What’s On 2023

Penguins, parrots, cassowaries and cranes are just some of the fantastic birds which are on show at Birdland Park and Gardens. More than 500 birds provide a mix of free-flying and aviary displays and the park also has indoor enclosures for a variety of exotic birds and other wildlife. There...

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Give Your Winter Wellness a Boost at Birdland

Getting outside and into the natural world is a proven way to improve both our physical and mental health and Birdland provides the perfect destination to get a welcome fix of winter wellbeing. Birdland is home to one of the largest collections of exotic birds in the UK. Located in...

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Birdland Re-opening – 2nd January 2023

Updated Statement: 1st January 2023 We are pleased to announce that the park and gardens will reopen to the public from Monday, January 2 (10am). Following the recent deaths of two Humboldt penguins, we took the decision to close as a precautionary measure whilst tests for Avian Flu were carried...

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Experience a Bird’s Eye View of Christmas

Looking for a great way to enjoy a fun day out over the festive period? Then why not hop along to Birdland Park & Gardens to greet an array of festive feathered friends. The beautiful surroundings make it the perfect destination for a winter’s day out and the chance to...

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Halloween Pumpkins for the Birds!

Keepers at Birdland are making use of treat-filled pumpkins to provide environmental enrichment as part of their ‘Shriek Week’ Halloween half term event (Saturday 22nd – Sunday 30th October). Visitors can watch a selection of the Bourton-on-the-Water’s smartest birds demonstrate their foraging skills in a series of daily talks. Keepers...

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Shriek Week at Birdland

Birdland visitors will be able to let their imagination fly away with them during October Half Term with a special Halloween themed ‘Myths & Legends’ event (Saturday 22nd – Sunday 30th October) Discover why owls are considered to be so wise; where the legend of the phoenix came from; and...

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A Day in the Life of Birdland’s Head Keeper

Birdland is an all-year round operation and a key cog in keeping the attraction flying high is the work of head keeper Alastair Keen and his team. In a colourful career spanning 20 years with us at Birdland, his memorable moments include teaching a baby penguin to swim; removing huge...

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Have a hoot with these Owl Facts

This week we are looking into one of the wiser bird species, the Owl. Read this blog post for lots of interesting owl facts which might just help you win the next online family quiz! What do Owls eat? Their diets depends largely on the species of owl but generally...

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