All posts tagged: flamingo

Thermal images reveal animal behaviour at night

ZSL London Zoo has released a series of fascinating thermal images showing the nocturnal goings-on of some of its animal inhabitants after dark. Using a specialist FLIR (Forward Looking Infrared) camera, ZSL’s photographer was able to reveal the unique heat radiation patterns of the animals during the ‘ZSL London Zoo Lodges’ overnight experience. Famous for their […]

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 […]

Naturetrek releases over 40 new wildlife tours

Wildlife specialist Naturetrek has released its 2017 brochure, packed with unique and innovative trips, treks and cruises expertly guided by leading naturalists. The 2017 programme includes over 40 new tours to the best wildlife locations around the globe.  There’s particular growth in tours closer to home in the UK and Europe, as well as in […]

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 […]