Bird Park

Bird park at emirates park zoo

Enjoy close interactions with our lovely colorful birds including owls, harris hawks, falcons and eagles. Be prepared to chat with our parrots Lucky, Lady and Jelly Bean.

 

FUN FACTS

  • Peacocks are not born with their fancy tail feathers.
  • Only the males are “peacocks”. The females are “peahens and “peachicks, the name for peacock babies.
  • Owls are active at night (nocturnal).
  • Owls can turn their heads as much as 270 degrees and have large eyes and a flat face.
  • Peregrine falcons are one of the most widespread, cosmopolitan birds in the world, and are found on every continent except Antarctica.
  • Cockatoos eat fruit, nuts, seeds and insects. In addition they can break hard nuts open with their beaks.
  • Most cockatoos weigh less than 1 pound.
  • Parrot Toes Are Zygodactyl (having two toes pointing forward and two backward).
  • Pheasants can run at the speed of 8 to 10 miles per hour and fly at the speed of 35 to 45 miles per hour.
  • Pheasants are omnivores (their diet includes animals and plants). They usually eat seed, berries, fruit, insects, worms and small reptiles. Pheasants are able to dig one foot through the snow to find food during the winter.