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World Penguin Day Bios – Spike

To celebrate World Penguin Day on 25th April, we're shining the spotlight on some of our most popular residents. Spike, Male, Hatched June 9th 2007 Spike was hand-reared by the keepers after being abandoned as an egg by his parents (Frank and Beryl) and as such, formed a very close...

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Close Encounters Area

Cracking Easter Fun at Birdland

There’s a host of egg-citing Easter events and activities taking place at Birdland throughout the holidays (Saturday 2nd – Sunday 24th April). Besides Easter trails, quizzes and daily egg-themed talks and shows, the Gloucestershire wildlife attraction is also expecting some special new arrivals. Dozens of eggs are due to hatch...

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Birdland to Celebrate Hens, Pens and Feathered Females for Mother’s Day

Some of the world’s finest feathered females will be celebrated at Birdland as part of our Mother’s Day weekend later this month. (Saturday, March 26th – Sunday, March 27th). Over the weekend, the talks programme will highlight some of Birdland’s hard-working mums, providing a fascinating insight into about how different...

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Waldrapp Ibis

What’s on this February Half Term

Don't miss our 'Birds Behaving Badly' week which takes centre stage over February half term (Saturday, February 19th – Sunday, February 27th). From blood-sucking songbirds to stinking storks, our keepers will be revealing revolting facts about the feathered fiends! There will be talks and trails highlighting the rather less glamorous...

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2020 what's on

What’s On at Birdland 2022

Find out what’s in store for visitors to Birdland in 2022! Home to over 500 birds ranging from England’s only breeding colony of king penguins and awesome birds of prey to parrots, cassowaries and cranes, Birdland has a mix of free-flying and enclosed habitats and a whole host of fun...

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Spike’s Seasonal Gift Guide

We’ve asked one of our most popular residents what’s on his wish list this Christmas and he’s got some great ideas for you to gift loved ones over the festive period. Penguin Feeding Experience Penguin lovers rejoice! Our most popular gift experience is perfect for people who love the flipper...

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Snowy Owl at Birdland Park and Gardens credit Cotswold House Photography 710x335 - October Half Term 2021

October Half Term 2021

Visitors will be able to let their imagination fly away with them during October Half Term Holidays, 23rd – 31st October, with a special Halloween themed ‘Myths & Legends’ week at Birdland Park & Gardens. Discover where the legend of the phoenix came from and find out which bird’s call...

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Flamingos at Birdland Park & Gardens

Summer of Feathered Fun at Birdland

There’s a summer of feathered fun just waiting to be discovered at Birdland Park and Gardens throughout the school holidays (24th July – 5th September.) Among the exciting schedule of daily entertainments are penguin, pelican and flamingo feedings. Visitors can find out all about the different species, what they like...

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web Eight New Humboldt Penguin Chicks being shown around by current residents at Birdland Park Gardens. Photo credit Cotswold House Photography 710x335 - New Arrivals Flock to Birdland Park & Gardens

New Arrivals Flock to Birdland Park & Gardens

Visitors to a high-flying attraction will not be the only new arrivals this half term. Birdland Park and Gardens, home to more than 500 species, has recently extended its family with an intake of spectacular feathered friends. Among the more exotic incomers are a quartet of rare Vietnamese pheasant chicks....

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Birdland May Update

We are happy to announce that from the beginning of May Half Term (29th) Birdland will resume Feeding Displays and Keeper Talks. We are continuing with the series of additional guidelines that we have put in place to ensure everybody can enjoy their visit safely. All visitors (except annual pass holders)...

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