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Eshottheugh Animal Park. 2016
Eshottheugh Animal Park
Macaws can live up to 70 years and they are also known to mate for life.
All owls have a fur like surface on their feathers which mean that they are quiet fliers and they can sneak up on prey, however this means they are not waterproof!
Males are brighter and more yellow than females which are usually greener.
Lovebirds mate for life and pairs can be seen at the park snuggled up together - hence the name.
Laughing Kookaburra are the largest species of Kookaburra in the world.
Male Zebra finches have a very complicated song which they copy from their fathers and tweak a little to make it unique to themselves.
Serinus canaria domestica
Domestic canaries were first bred in captivity in the 17th Century and were kept in the palaces of Kings!
A budgie holds the record for the largest vocabulary of words spoken of any species of bird, with 1,728 words!
Cockatiels communicate not only through sound, but they also use their crest to signify if they are worried, angry or flirting with another bird!
Male peafowl are known as Peacocks, females are known as Peahens and their chicks are called Peachicks.
Male turkeys impress females by competing to have the loudest gobble, they will compete with anything that makes a noise!
The ‘language’ of these parrots includes over 25 different distinctive sounds.
G. Gallus domesticus
There are hundreds of breeds of chicken bred for their meat, egg production or just purely for their looks!