News

Birdworld steps in to help Seaview Wildlife Encounter

Birdworld is delighted to announce that it has been able to help with the rehoming of over 50 birds from Seaview Wildlife Encounter on the Isle of Wight, following its sad closure in October 2015. Birdworld Curator Duncan Bolton was contacted by Seaview before news of the park’s imminent closure spread.  Duncan and Aviculture Team […]

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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 […]

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Conservation evening & auction

Birdworld is delighted to announce the launch of its annual online charity auction, set up to raise much needed funds to rescue threatened wild penguins, and assist in the reintroduction of the Great Bustard to the wild in Britain after almost 200 years. The fund also supports a variety of local conservation groups and initiatives. […]

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Birdworld delighted to support the Great Bustard Group’s best ever year

Staff at Birdworld are today celebrating the Great Bustard Group’s announcement that the charity has had its best ever year. The park is delighted to support the group in its work to bring the majestic Great Bustard back to Britain and has for the second year hatched the eggs for the GBG in their specialist […]

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Love your Zoo at half term

To celebrate our new attraction Flamingo Cove and the launch of Love your Zoo week we’re going competition crazy and packing the park with exciting additional activities. Love your Zoo week begins today with extra keeper talks, animal appearances and flamingo fun. We have face painting on the safari lawn between 11am and 4pm, Birdworld […]

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Birdworld announces new attraction

Birdworld is pleased to announce the opening of its latest attraction ‘Flamingo Cove, a delightful walk-through enclosure featuring natural planting, a running water stream and plenty of space, allowing our flock of Greater Flamingoes to stretch their wings and have a paddle! All the while, visitors have the opportunity to get really close to these […]

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Easter fun at Birdworld

We’ve had a cracking Easter this year with Percy the penguin giving out chocolate treats and helping the children’s team to win the tug of war, then an eggsciting egg hunt around the park, AND a week of fabulous pirate pranks. The naughty buccaneers disrupted the daily shows, played pranks on our staff and generally […]

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Birdworld.. or Dinoworld?

Breaking news! DNA – found in a museum specimen of the extinct elephant bird (Aepyornis maximus) and implanted into an emu egg – is developing at Birdworld. DNA extracted from a sub-fossilised elephant bird egg held by the Natural History Museum, has been added to a germ cell in an unfertilised emu egg. To the […]

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Spring is Springing

Here comes Spring at Birdworld! We’re delighted to report that our first lambs and goat kid have been born this weekend! Amber our proud mother goat is pictured here with her kid, born at 9.30 this morning, and twin lambs are happily exploring the field with their mum on the farm. Come and visit to […]

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Half Term hijinks at Birdworld

Half term is in full swing at Birdworld and it’s all about our plucky penguins this year! We’re delighted to report that our colony in Penguin Beach are breeding happily and have seen in the new year with a fine collection of chicks. This is wonderful news for us as breeding birds are happy birds […]

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Birdworld hosts TV show the Undateables

Birdworld was delighted to welcome popular TV show The Undateables at the end of 2014, and the program aired today to a great many smiles from our keepers (and animals!) who were charmed by the starring young couple. Christina and Matty were filmed on a chilly November day enjoying a romantic visit to the park, […]

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