Month: April 2016

Sing in the spring

It is International Dawn Chorus Day on 1st May where people all over the world, from the UK to the Arctic and Caribbean, rise early to take a moment to appreciate nature’s finest music – birdsong. This event is believed to have been started in the 1980s when broadcaster and environmentalist, Chris Baines invited people […]

Summer fun at Birdland Park & Gardens

Enjoy an exciting and educational day out at Birdland in Bourton-on-the-Water this summer. At one of the UK’s biggest bird gardens, families can discover an array of amazing wildlife from king penguins to tortoises. Situated in the picturesque Cotswolds, Birdland boasts a beautiful natural setting of woodland, river and gardens that are inhabited by over […]

New stripes for Scotland

The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) is to open a new enclosure at RZSS Edinburgh Zoo for its pair of critically endangered Sumatran tigers. Due to launch in June 2016, Tiger Tracks will be home to Jambi and Baginda, an adult breeding pair. It will be more than three times the size of the existing […]

Legendary display for Hawk Conservancy Trust

Based in Andover, Hampshire, the Hawk Conservancy Trust has introduced a new ‘Woodland Owls’ display designed to immerse visitors in an intriguing world of folklore. Visiting groups will have the opportunity to witness an array of beautiful owls skimming silently over their heads in the trust’s unique woodland arena, the Silver Birch Glade, while hearing […]

Aquarium reveals secrets

Sea Life Brighton, the world’s oldest operating aquarium, has opened its new installation. Secrets of the Reef allows visitors to discover the paradise of a Maldives reef and meet its most notable residents, such as the regal tang and clownfish.  Visitors will also be able to get closer than ever before to the creatures at Sea […]