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21st of November 2014 – Species Spotlight Black Swan

This week we take the chance to look at a species that has recently returned to the park   Black Swan Cygnus atratus   We recently took delivery of a young pair of Black Swan from WWT Martin Mere having lost our remaining male at the start of the year....

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21st February 2014 – Species Spotlight Marabou Stork

This week we are celebrating disgusting birds to the species spotlight this week falls upon one of the foulest birds in our collection   Marabou Stork Leptoptilus crumeniferus   The Marabou is native to central and southern Africa, moving between breeding and wintering grounds. They inhabit many types of habitats,...

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14th of February 2014 – Species Spotlight Black Breasted Thrush

Happy valentines day all This weeks species spotlight gives me the chance to swat up on the species as they are new to Birdland this week   Black Breasted Thrush Turdus dissimilis The Black Breasted Thrush looks very similar to our own Blackbird and indeed are of the same family...

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