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Weltvogelpark Walsrode Vogelpark ( birdpark ) Walsrode

Discussion in 'Germany' started by Writhedhornbill, 22 Apr 2007.

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    Thanks. That's quite an expensive option indeed!

    Does anyone have any experiences with it?
    I'm skeptical it will be worth the money.
     
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    I can't decide if it's potentially great value (definitely for large groups) or a bit expensive. It could be construed that it's 35 euros for the first hour regardless of group size (divided between ten people that would be great) or is it 35 euros for each person in the group?
     
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    We did the tour as a group of 10 and paid, as I recall, about €5 each - well worth it! - but that was ten years ago now (terrifyingly!).
     
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    We did it a few years ago. I had hoped to see some of the rarities (all the BoPs were behind the scenes at the time), but all we got to see was the kitchen where they prepared all the food. Only a small peek into the parrot breeding center for some of the smaller species. We also spend quite some time in the park, among the visitors as a sort of guided tour. It was OK, but not what i had hoped (seeing some of the rarer species not on show).
     
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    I see... thanks. Not really interested in seeing food being prepared.
    I'd consider a tour if it would mean seeing some off-show species, like the Storm's stork.
     
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    Siberian white crane hatched

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    Walsrode fb page
     
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    Wow! Another world's first!
     
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    I've seen this species on a nest in Las Leyendas Park in Lima, Peru. You sure this is not more an European first?
     
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    The birdpark itselfs states this is the first time worldwide. I didn't question that statement. But even they could be mistaken, I guess.
     
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    Some firewalls just make Facebook stop....
    :p what is it?
     
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    The species has already a 10+-year breeding record. Nonetheless, a very important bird breeding!

    Any more meaningful statistics on what numbers (M / F / U) are held of those said 5 species (and which of these species have reproduced in what / which numbers)?

    The latter over and above what esteemed poster Vision has reported on (latest update: #82 in the Birds of Paradise in Captivity) already ...
     
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    ..... and lesser bird of paradise chick uploaded to their instagram a few days ago
     
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    Excellent :D this is, I believe, the first breeding of the species in a European public collection.
     
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