All posts tagged: Chicks

Flamingo success for Belfast Zoo

After years of waiting, Belfast Zoo can finally celebrate their first ever successful Chilean flamingo hatchings. Although Belfast Zoo has been home to flamingos since opening in 1934, Chilean flamingos did not arrive until 2010.  The birds never laid eggs in this time, however, despite attempts by the zoo team to encourage breeding behavior. In […]

Vulture chicks breeding success

THE Hawk Conservancy Trust in Hampshire has announced the hatching of two further Oriental white-backed vulture chicks at the conservation breeding centre at Changa Manga, near Lahore in Pakistan. The trust has been working on a breeding programme for vultures here, together with partners WWF-Pakistan, since 2004. The hatchings follow the breeding success of last […]