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Dinosaur Facts at Birdland

‘Roar’some Dinosaur Facts

This week we are walking with dinosaurs in own Jurassic Journey area to discover some fierce dinosaur facts. Dinosaurs ruled the Earth for over 160 million years! They started at the Triassic period which was around 230 million years ago. Then they thrived through the Jurassic period and up until...

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spectacled Owls at Birdland

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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Parrots Facts at Birdland Park & Gardens

Learn Some Fun Parrot Facts

This week we are going to explore the colourful world of Parrots. At Birdland Park & Gardens you can come face to face with 16 species of this brainy bird but in the wild, there are around 372 different species! Learn more parrot facts below. Where do they live? Parrots...

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Egg Carton Penguin crafts

Our Favourite Penguin Crafts for World Penguin Day

Celebrated on the 25th April annually is World Penguin Day! Unfortunately, this year you cannot see our amazing King Penguins and comical Humboldt’s at the Park, however, our team have put together some cute and creative penguin crafts so that you can make a huddle of Penguins at home! Penguin...

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Spike the Penguin at Birdland Park & Gardens

Celebrity Penguin Goes Viral During Lockdown

Birdland offers ‘virtual visits’ during lockdown with a series of talks including the two species of resident Penguin. However one of the biggest attractions is proving to be Birdland’s celebrity king penguin Spike. Since lockdown, videos of Spike’s antics at the Bourton-on-the-water attraction, have received more than 25,000 views on...

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Live streamed keeper talks at Birdland

Live Streamed Keeper Talks at Birdland

Our head keeper Alistair Keen is keeping audiences informed and entertained over on our Facebook page with weekly live-streamed videos on different topics and showcasing some of our amazing birds. Get comfy and enjoy Birdland Park & Gardens virtually. Catch up on the series so far with our past broadcasts:...

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DSC 0014 710x335 - Early Easter Egg Surprise For Birdland Keepers

Early Easter Egg Surprise For Birdland Keepers

Despite the lack of visitors, keepers at Birdland Park & Gardens are being kept busy with the arrival of a clutch of rare eggs. The Bourton-on-the-Water wildlife attraction’s rarest residents the Edwards’s pheasant, which is critically endangered, has laid eggs. Staff are hoping the eggs are viable and are cautiously...

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Birdland Park & Gardens

Covid-19 Latest news for visitors

Following recent advice from the Government on the response to the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak, we have taken the very difficult decision to temporarily closing Birdland Park & Gardens. This is a purely precautionary measure but we believe it is the only responsible option to take in order to help safeguard...

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Out of Africa Flamingos at Birdland Park & Gardens

Celebrate Hens, Pens and Heroines for Mother’s Day

Keepers at Bourton-on-the-Water’s Birdland are paying tribute to some of the avian world’s finest feathered females as part of its Mother’s Day weekend (Saturday 21st – Sunday 22nd March). Celebrate Mother’s Day at Birdland with our plucky hens and learn the lengths different species will go to protect their precious...

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Hatchery and Nursery at Birdland Park and Gardens

Easter Holiday Days Out in the Cotswolds

There’s a host of egg-citing Easter events and activities taking place at Birdland throughout the holidays (Saturday 28th March – Sunday 19th April). As well as Easter trails, quizzes and daily egg-themed talks and shows, the Gloucestershire wildlife attraction is also expecting some egg-stra special new arrivals in their hatchery....

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