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Halloween Myths & Legends

You will be able to let your imagination fly away with you during a special Halloween-themed ‘Myths and Legends’ event at Birdland during the October Half Term Holidays. From Ancient Egypt to Alfred Hitchcock, birds have always held a spooky fascination spawning many myths and legends down through the centuries. Discover why owls...

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King Penguin Egg Laid at Birdland

Keepers at Birdland Park & Gardens in Bourton-on-the-Water are celebrating the arrival of a giant king penguin egg. The 318-gramme, palm-sized egg was produced by long-term partners Lily and Frank. King penguins only produce one egg, and often will not breed for several years, so staff are taking no chances...

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Christmas Gift Experiences at Birdland on Sale Now!

Looking for something fabulously different and truly unique to give as a Christmas gift this year – then why not pick up a king penguin feeding gift experience at Birdland? [caption id="attachment_1265" align="alignright" width="300"] Birdland Penguin Shore display is fed daily at 2.30pm[/caption] Set in the heart of beautiful Cotswold...

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Marabou Stork at Birdland, Bourton on the Water in Gloucestershire

Giant Stork Flies In to Birdland

[caption id="attachment_1892" align="aligncenter" width="300"] New Marabou Stork arrives at Birdland at Bourton on the Water[/caption] A stork which is believed to have the largest wingspan of any living bird is settling in to its new home at Birdland in Bourton-on-the-Water. Also known as the ‘undertaker bird’ due to its slow...

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International Owl Awareness Day!

Birdland in Bourton-on-the-Water is dedicating a day to celebrate the magical world of the owl this weekend. [caption id="attachment_1677" align="alignright" width="300"] South American Chaco Owl settles in at Birdland.[/caption] Sunday, August 4th is International Owl Awareness Day and to mark the event, there will be a series of owl-based events...

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Birdland Celebrates International Owl Awareness Day

Birdland in Bourton-on-the-Water is dedicating a day to celebrate the magical world of the owl this weekend. Sunday, August 4th is International Owl Awareness Day and to mark the event, there will be a series of owl-based events and activities taking place at the popular Cotswolds’ attraction. [caption id="attachment_1677" align="alignright"...

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Mini Ice-bergs treat fit for a King…..Penguin!

Birdland's king penguins enjoyed a welcome break from the hot weather this week. The penguins were able to cool off under their very own miniature shower and keepers provided them with a chilly reminder of their sub-Antarctic homeland in the shape of blocks of ice. Although they didn't last long,...

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South American Owl Chick

A South American owl chick, which hatched out earlier this year, is being hand reared by keepers at Birdland. [caption id="attachment_1677" align="alignright" width="300"] South American Chaco Owl settles in at Birdland.[/caption] The two-month-old Chaco owl, which has yet to be named, has already more than quadrupled in size from its...

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Celebrate Penguins at Half Term

[caption id="attachment_1265" align="alignleft" width="150"] Birdland Penguin Shore display is fed daily at 2.30pm[/caption] PENGUIN WEEK AT BIRDLAND May Half Term 27 May – 2 June Celebrate Penguins this May Half Term with a visit to Birdland. Penguin fans will be able to put their knowledge to the test with a...

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