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Weltvogelpark Walsrode Vogelpark ( birdpark ) Walsrode

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  1. Writhedhornbill

    Writhedhornbill Well-Known Member

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    This birdpark has the largest collection of birds in the world from Horned guans to Kagus. Has anyone been? I'd love to go!!
     
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    I believe that they have all 3 cassowary species, is this correct? I would have edited my previous post but I can't
     
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    They only have the single-wattled and double-wattled cassowary's.

    There are 3 female Bennet's cassowary's in Europe, first held by Avifauna in the Netherlands who couldn't get any males, then they went to Walsrode who also couldn't acquire a male so they went to another smaller park in the Netherlands (a Dutch parrot resque centre).
     
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    Has Walsrode bred the Single wattleds?
    Do they have Bulwer's pheasants?
     
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    I don't know about breeding the single wattled cassowary's, could very well be...

    According to the german animal-registry-site (i allready gave you :p ) they do have Bulwer's pheasants.
     
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    Yay!!!! I love Galliformes and I want to go to walsrode to see all the unique species. The Bulwer's is on my list of Favourites. They have lots of Curassows I believe.
     
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    More stuff!!

    Found this on the internet worth a very good read.

     
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    Chlidonias Moderator Staff Member

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    hands up who wants to go to Walsrode?!!
     
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    Me!!!!
    I've ahd a look on Fotopic, and there are loads of unusual species. Banded pitta, Guanay Cormorant, brolga, Southern bald Ibis the list goes on.....
     
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    Walsrode

    Do they have any kiwi or kea ?
     
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    no kiwi. They probably have kea though, they're actually relatively common overseas (well, you know, relative to other NZ birds...)
     
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    Yes, they do have keas. Their biggest attraktions though, are the birds of paradise in their fantastic exhibit :). Follow this link to a danish website, where you can see a few pictures from there (Scroll down the page)
     
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    sounds wonderful
    I could do a whole months trip in Europe, totally devoted to zoos and bird parks
     
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    Yes, i would like a holiday like that too. I've also read thet Walsrode has a very good breeding program with Diard's trogons, Kagus, birds of Paradise, Balck necked cranes, Sibearean white cranes, Wattled cranes, madagascan crested ibis and the sickle billed vanga. They've bred Banded pittas on numberous occasions. They are one of only a few zoos to have bred the white crested hornbill. Zooish has put a picture of this species on the gallery
     
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    Does anyone have a species list for Walsrode?
     
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    I have a zoo guide from 2005 from Walsrode, where all the species from that year are listed, but that's all.
     
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    What as happened to walsrode's bulwer's pheasants and Yellow casqued hornbills?
     
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    Maguari, When You went To walsrode, did they Have Buylwer's pheasant or yellow casqued hornbills?

    I love the pictures.

    Do you have a recent species list for the park?
     
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    Maguari Never could get the hang of Thursdays. Premium Member

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    They have a single kiwi off-show but not even our tour guide (a long-standing keeper) had seen it yet. And they do have keas.

    Also, when we were there in August they had only a single One-wattled cassowary and no other cassowary species.
     
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    Maguari Never could get the hang of Thursdays. Premium Member

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    No to the pheasants and hornbills I'm afraid.

    EDIT: For the benefit of people not following the Blackbrook thread, there are some Walsrode pictures at http://www.zoobeat.com/gallery/showgallery.php?cat=500&ppuser=426
     
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