Asian and African Aviaries

In the Walled Garden you can discover a variety of Exotic Asian and African birds, from Vietnam and China to small islands in the Philippines.

Visayan Tarictic hornbill
Penelopides panini
This unusual bird is the smallest hornbill from the Philippines.

Palawan peacock pheasant
Polyplectron napoleonis
These male of these birds are very eye-catching with highly iridescent electric blue-violet, metallic green-turquoise feathers.

Blue-crowned laughing thrush
Garrulax courtoisi
In the wild, this small bird is found in small, fragmented areas of China with an extremely small known population.
Critically endangered

Sumatran laughing thrush
Garrulax bicolor
This bird is from Indonesia but is unfortauntely under threat from habitat loss and capture for the pet trade.

Fischer's Turaco
Turaco Fischeri
The Fischer's turaco features a green body with a Mohawk on the top of the head. Around the eyes is a circle of red, with distinctive white feathers on the face. This bird is mainly found in the tropical moist lowland forests on the East coast of Africa.
Near Threatened

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