Paradise Park

Wildlife Sanctuary • Cornwall

Events and things to do throughout the year including Easter Egg Hunts, summer flying displays, Quiz trails around the Park, Halloween Disco and more.

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The gardens are designed to complement the exotic wildlife at Paradise Park, and to provide plenty of nectar for native pollinators.

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Make it a birthday to remember with your choice of four themed party rooms with the birthday child’s name displayed on the door.

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Parrots are intelligent, charismatic and beautiful, but sensitive and demanding – as pets they are a BIG responsibility!

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Latin Name: Psittacus erithacus
Status: Vulnerable
Food: Seeds, nuts, fruits, berries and some cultivated maize
Population: As low as 560,000
Distribution: Western and Central Africa
Interesting Fact: Feeds at tops of trees forming large communal flocks of up to 1000 individuals

African Grey Parrot

African Grey ParrotThe African Grey Parrot is not grey all over but has a bright red tail which is used in courtship displays.

At the Park you can see ‘Horace & Hilary’, who were placed with us by the RSPCA after being removed from a home where they were kept in very poor conditions.

Another African Grey at the Park called Peta, came here after her owner died. His wife had found it difficult to cope as Peta had bonded with her husband and, as parrots can do when stressed, she started to pluck her feathers. She has had some regrowth, flies well, but the feather growth on her chest is permanently damaged.

The World Parrot trust has helped in the conservation and study of the Grey Parrot. For more information please visit the World Parrot Trust website.

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