caribbean flamingo

Flamboyance of Flamingo Chicks at Birdland

We are delighted that 2 Caribbean flamingo chicks have hatched weighing 85g & 105g. The new arrivals have been met with delight by the keepers at the Bourton-on-the-Water who incubated the eggs and have been rearing by hand. The chicks, who are just over four weeks old, are a whitish grey...

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Species Spotlight – 19th of December 2014 Robin

For our final species spotlight of the year I thought we'd be a little different and have a look at one of our wild birds, who has also come to symbolise Christmas   Robin Erithacus rubecula Not to be confused with the American Robin, our European Robin is a common...

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7th of March 2014 – Species Spotlight Southern Lapwing

The spotlight this week falls on   Southern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis ¬† Native and widespread in South America where various sub-species are located around the continent. They tend to frequent cultivated fields and damp meadows, which probably explains why I saw several in Argentine whilst filming Winter Wipeout in 2011....

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