- Rissington Road, Bourton-On-The-Water, GL54 2BN
- 01451 820480
Birdland Park and Gardens, Bourton-on-the-Water, Glos. Agreat day out to see Penguins and many other birds.
Birdland was first established in 1957 and was sited in the centre of Bourton.The current location was a trout farm and prior to that a Poplar Tree plantation There are still over 150 trees which create a high canopy for the River Windrush and enclosure.
Birdland is a natural setting inhabited by over 500 birds; Flamingos, pelicans, penguins, cranes, storks, cassowary, and waterfowl can be seen on various aspects of the water habitat. Over 50 aviaries of parrots, falcons, pheasants, hornbills, toucans, touracos, pigeons, ibis and many more. Tropical, Desert and Toucan Houses are home to the more delicate species.
Many of the species are now part of active breeding programmes controlled by studbooks in co-operation with European and International organisations. Birdland are members of the Federation of Zoos of Great Britain and Ireland and the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria.