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South american giant aviary

In 2009, the Bioparc de Doué la Fontaine opened one of the biggest south-american aviaries in Europe. Located in the midst of a rock-career, this complex wants to be a reconstitution of the brasilian careers where eat and nest the macaws. Surface : 10 000 m² Volume: 110 000 m3 Net : 6 metal studs Height : 20 m Cost : 1 000 000 € Visitors can enter in this giant walkthrough aviary and walk between the rocks to see flying more than 300 south-american birds. Species' list : Andean condor, Turkey vulture, Green-winged macaw, Red-fronted macaw, Hyacinth'Macaw, Military Macaw, Blue-fronted amazon, Patagonian conure (Subspecie : C, patagonus bloxami), Inca tern, Elegant crested tinamou, Souther lawping, Black necked stilt, Southern screamer, Black faced ibis, Scarlet ibis, Chilian flamingo, Roseate spoonbill, Ringed teal, Chiloe wigeon, Fulvous duck, Inside the aviary, a grassy exhibit is the home of giant anteaters. In 2011, peruvian pelicans will come in the aviary and a waterffall with natural pool will be create to welcome humboldt's penguins.

South american giant aviary
Maxime, 23 Feb 2011
    • Maxime
      In 2009, the Bioparc de Doué la Fontaine opened one of the biggest south-american aviaries in Europe. Located in the midst of a rock-career, this complex wants to be a reconstitution of the brasilian careers where eat and nest the macaws.
      Surface : 10 000 m²
      Volume: 110 000 m3
      Net : 6 metal studs
      Height : 20 m
      Cost : 1 000 000 €

      Visitors can enter in this giant walkthrough aviary and walk between the rocks to see flying more than 300 south-american birds.

      Species\' list :

      Andean condor,
      Turkey vulture,
      Green-winged macaw,
      Red-fronted macaw,
      Hyacinth\'Macaw,
      Military Macaw,
      Blue-fronted amazon,
      Patagonian conure (Subspecie : C, patagonus bloxami),
      Inca tern,
      Elegant crested tinamou,
      Souther lawping,
      Black necked stilt,
      Southern screamer,
      Black faced ibis,
      Scarlet ibis,
      Chilian flamingo,
      Roseate spoonbill,
      Ringed teal,
      Chiloe wigeon,
      Fulvous duck,

      Inside the aviary, a grassy exhibit is the home of giant anteaters.

      In 2011, peruvian pelicans will come in the aviary and a waterffall with natural pool will be create to welcome humboldt\'s penguins.
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