Aviary

Here at Dartmoor Zoo we have many incredible bird species. We are hoping to expand on the number of European birds we have here soon with the development of a large walk-through aviary which will allow visitors to get even closer to these amazing animals so do keep an eye out for that!

Here are some of the birds that are living in our existing aviaries:

White Cheeked Turaco

Tauraco leucotis leucotis

Names: Andi and Spike

Country of Origin: Eritrea, Ethiopia and Sudan

Conservation status: Least concern                                                                     

Blue and Gold Macaw

Ara ararauna

Names: Buzz and Loulou

Country of Origin: Tropical South America

Conservation status: Least concern

Avocet

Recurvirostra avosetta

Country of origin: Europe and Western and Central Asia

Conservation status: Least concern

Mandarin Duck

Aix galericulata

Country of origin: East Asia

Conservation status: Least concern

Himalayan Monal Pheasant

Lophophorus impejanus

Country of origin: Nepal

Conservation status: Least Concern

Temminck's Tragopan

Tragopan temminckii

Names: Jim and Daisy

Country of Origin: South Asia, Northeast India, Northwest Vietnam. Tibet, Northern China

Conservation status: Least Concern

Great Grey Owl

Strix nebulosa lapponica

Country of origin: Northern Hemisphere

Conservation status: Least concern

Burrowing Owl

Athene cunicularia

Country of origin: The Americas

Conservation status: Least concern

Great Horned Owl

Bubo virginianus

Country of origin: Americas

Conservation status: Least concern

Barn owl

Tyto alba

Country of origin: Global

Conservation status: Least concern