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Axe Valley Bird and Animal Park

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Axe Valley Bird and Animal Park
Paradoxurus, 16 Apr 2010
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    • European Fauna
      Although it looks rickety & home-made , this is a great space & would be the envy of many serious collections.Innumerable species would breed freely here , given very minor adaptations.
    • logan.ody861
      what animal does this enclosure contain?? its a bit big for just a cape barren goose!
    • FBBird
      Axe Valley

      Or even a Magellan Goose, which is what this is. Either species can be lethal with other birds, so maybe it killed everything else in here?
    • Chlidonias
      there's a kookaburra above the goose and a pair of ruddy shelducks in the background.
    • logan.ody861
      Thats really good spoting! I could not see those birds at all :) and I have kept and bred Cape barren geese for many years now, and I have never seen any aggression in them. I would acually put them down as a docile species!
    • FBBird
      Axe Valley Bird & Animal Park

      I once rescued a wild Canada gander from a pair of [pinioned] Cereopsis that had got it on the ground and were alternately beating it with their wings and pulling beakfuls of feathers out of its back.
    • logan.ody861
      thats really odd, I had 3 pairs of cape barrens sharing an enclosure with Red brested geese, blacked necked swans, smew, blacked-necked stilts, ringed teal and stellers eiders, which all bred. so maybe you cam across and agressive pair.
    • FBBird
      Axe Valley Bird & Animal Park

      Are you able to share any photographs of your breeding Steller's Eiders? Many of our readers would be interested.
    • logan.ody861
      unfortunately i didnt get any pictures of my stellers, the first year of breeding them :( and then the second year a fox got into the enclosure and took all 5 stellers. I think they where to heavy to run to the pond and I had clipped there wings to stop them smashing in to the roof of the enclosure. but if you want i can give you a name of a breeder.
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