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Curious About Crows this Halloween

Crows have long been considered a bad omen and represented in such ways in folklore and the media, so what better time to learn more about them than at Halloween, the spookiest time of year! Read on to find out more about the black-feathered bird and why it’s such a...

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Chaco Owl at Birdland Park and Gardens

Avian Myths and Legends October Half Term

Visitors will be able to let their imagination fly away with them during October Half Term Holidays, October 19th – 3rd November, with a special Halloween themed ‘Myths & Legends’ week at Birdland Park & Gardens. Discover why owls are considered to be so wise, where the legend of the...

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Chaco Owl at Birdland Park and Gardens

Have a Hoot at Birdland to Celebrate International Owl Awareness Day

Birdland is celebrating International Owl Awareness Day on Sunday 4th August with a host of owl-tastic activities and the arrival of a pair of fluffy snowy owl chicks. Keepers at the Bourton-on-the-Water wildlife attraction will be leading special owl-themed talks throughout the day and during the Meet the Keeper sessions...

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Parrots at Birdland Park & Gardens

Feathered Fun at Birdland Park and Gardens

There’s a summer of feathered fun just waiting to be discovered at Birdland Park and Gardens throughout the school holidays (24th July – 2nd September.) Among the exciting schedule of daily entertainments are penguin, pelican and flamingo feedings where visitors can find out all about the different species, what they...

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Stegosaurus Descend at Birdland Park and Gardens

Dinosaurs Descend on Birdland

A trio of life-size dinosaurs definitely ruffled a few feathers when they arrived at Birdland last week. The triceratops, stegosaurus and T-rex made the journey to the Bourton-on-the-Water wildlife attraction from Gloucester Museum and will join the park’s existing herd of prehistoric beasts. All three were transported via an open...

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Fathers Day at Birdland

Birdland Celebrates Feathered Fathers

Birdland Park and Gardens are paying tribute to some of the finest feathered fathers as part of a weekend celebration for Father’s Day (June 15th-16th). In addition to its daily talks and feeding programmes the Bourton-on-the-Water attraction is also staging a series of special activities highlighting some of most hard-working...

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Humboldt Penguin Chicks at Birdland

Trio of Penguin Chicks Hatch at Birdland

Delighted keepers are celebrating the successful hatching of a trio of Humboldt penguin chicks at Birdland Park and Gardens. All three chicks, which hatched out last month at the Gloucestershire wildlife attraction, are doing well and keepers are happy with their progress. Birdland is home to a colony of captive-bred...

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Jurassic Journey at Birdland Park & Gardens

Take on the Jurassic Journey for International Dinosaur Day

Calling all intrepid explorers and budding paleontologists! Get ready to set out on an expedition through the Jurassic Journey this international Dinosaur Day (21st May) and see what creatures you might discover. Track prehistoric residents like the Brachiosaurus, Spinosaurus, Postosuchus, and Velociraptors in the Jurassic Journey trail using footprints left behind, then listen to what the fearsome dinosaurs...

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May Half Term – Penguin Week at Birdland

Visitors are invited to hop along to Birdland Park & Gardens over the May Half Term holidays (May 25th – June 2nd) and join their 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 looks after England’s only...

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May Bank Holiday Dinosaur Weekend

Intrepid dinosaur hunters and budding palaeontologists are invited to enjoy a weekend of prehistoric fun and adventure at Birdland over the May Bank Holiday (4th – 6th May). Travel back 65 million years to when dinosaurs roamed the Cotswolds and discover the Jurassic Journey at Birdland Park & Gardens, in...

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