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Great Bustards at Birdworld

The Great Bustard is the heaviest flying animal alive in the world today and has a truly incredible story. Birdworld is proud to support a conservation project that is working to bring the Great Bustard back to Britain after an absence of almost 200 years.


Birds – and so much more!

Join us for a great, fun family day out! The 26 acre park is home to hundreds of unusual birds, and we also have a fabulous farm, (that is also home to a pair of reindeer!) an aquarium and the wonderful Forest Lodge Garden Centre so there really is a packed day out to be had for all ages! We have a busy schedule of daily events. Brightly coloured birds, fabulous keeper talks and feeds and two amazing daily shows, the Outdoor Flying Display and the Discovery Theatre Show.

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    First ever pelican hatching at Birdworld


    We’re delighted to announce an extremely happy event at the park with the hatching of a number of pink-backed pelicans. Two batches of eggs donated by Paulton’s Park have hatched, producing fit and healthy young birds and we are beside ourselves as these are our first pelican hatchings! The first batch of three chicks are now six weeks old, and last week two more chicks emerged from the second batch. All will remain at Birdworld for visitors to meet and watch as they grow, then it is hoped that they’ll join the adult Eastern Pelicans in their large enclosure where they will live happily together. The babies have been reared by our aviculture team on small pieces of fish supplemented with vitamins and minerals and care has to be taken that they don’t eat too much as a pelicans beak can hold more than its stomach. Portions are therefore carefully regulated. The chicks are unusual to see as they are so similar to little dinosaurs and the noise has to be heard to be believed, they are very noisy and demanding, especially when feeding time approaches. These are the first pelicans successfully hatched and reared at Birdworld so it is […]

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