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28th of November 2014 – Species Spotlight Violaceous Turaco

This week we had yet more new arrivals so I'm going to take the opportunity to spotlight one of them   Violaceous Turaco Musophaga violacea Also known as the Violet Turaco or Violet Plantain Eater, they are one of 24 different species of Turaco.  They are unusual in the family...

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13th of June 2014, Species Spotlight – Azure Wing Magpie

This week we highlight a species who fledged 2 chicks   Azure Wing Magpie Cyanopica cyana   There are 2 distant sub species of the Azure Wing, with one population (the one we keep) found in China, Japan & Korea, and the other located in Spain and Portugal.  They inhabit...

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Week 20

This weeks blog is a day late so apologies for any inconvenience.  We have a keeper away so the 3 of us have been working non stop to ensure that all the animals are fed, the aviaries clean, the bins emptied and the public entertained.   Keepers being off is inevitable...

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