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Week 25 – Hand Rearing Update

We continue on from last weeks blog on hand rearing. All the chicks are doing well, with the Military Macaw chick now tipping the scales at 110 grams (having hatched at 25).  As the chick is getting bigger it is getting less feeds per day but larger quantities are given...

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Week 19 – What a Week

The week just gone may have been the best one yet in my 11 plus years of working at Birdland.   The major highlight was undoubtedly meeting, watching & working with Sir David Attenborough. He came in before opening on Friday to do some filming for his new series David...

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