Bird Garden at Harewood

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The Bird Garden at Harewood is home to many exotic species of birds housed in sympathetic surroundings.

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With their charming looks, talking abilities and fun, intelligent persona, Indian Ringneck Parakeet can make a wonderful family pet. Ringneck Bird, Ring Necked Parakeet, Parrot Facts, World Birds, Exotic Birds, Colorful Birds, Big Bird, Large Animals, Love Pet

Indian Ringnecked Parakeet

This bird is the UK’s only naturalised parrot. Originating from the southern Indian subcontinent, there are now feral populations in Great Britain, mainly around London and the southeast.…

The roul roul partridge is also known as the crested wood partridge. Males are easily recognisable by their spectacular red crest. They prefer to walk or run rather than fly. Pretty Birds, Beautiful Butterflies, Beautiful Birds, Silly Dogs, Viewing Wildlife, Game Birds, Partridge, Horse Pictures, Bird Species

Roul Roul Partridge

The roul roul partridge is also known as the crested wood partridge. Males are easily recognisable by their spectacular red crest. They prefer to walk or run rather than fly. A colourful bird,…

White-rumpled sharma at Harewood House Bird Garden near Leeds Harewood House, Bird Species, Best Songs, Birds, Beautiful People, Garden, Garten, Lawn And Garden, Bird

White-Rumped Sharma

The white-rumped shama is a member of the thrush family originating from the Himalayas. They are shy but very territorial birds and their loud and beautiful voices have made them popular cage…

These bright green parrots are incredibly loud and sociable birds. Harewood House, Exotic Birds, Bird Species, Parrots, Bright Green, Amazon, Garden, Animals, Amazons

White-Fronted Amazon

These bright green parrots are incredibly loud and sociable birds. They live in large flocks across Central America with groups of up to 100 nesting together in the wild. They are one of…

Flocks of zebra finch at Harewood House Bird Garden in Yorkshire Harewood House, Zebra Finch, Bird Species, Flocking, Yorkshire, Exotic, Birds, Garden, Animals

Zebra Finch

This bird is characterised by its energetic and expressive nature. Males can be identified by their chestnut cheeks and spotted chestnut flanks. Both males and females boast orange beaks with grey…

Palm cockatoos at Harewood House Bird Garden near Leeds Humboldt Penguin, Harewood House, Owl Species, Zebra Finch, Colorful Parrots, Cockatoo, Wonderful Places, Places To Go, Exotic

Palm Cockatoo

Palm cockatoos are also known as the goliath or great black cockatoos. They have one of the biggest bills of any parrot and can live up to 90 years in captivity. This bird makes four different…

Flamingos are highly recognisable by their distinctive colourisation and interesting features. They feed with their bills upside-down, tipping their head into the water to filter food. Harewood House, Pink Things, Bird Species, Leeds, South America, Pretty In Pink, Feathers, Palace, Filter

Chilean Flamingos

Flamingos are highly recognisable by their distinctive colourisation and interesting features. They feed with their bills upside-down, tipping their head into the water to filter food. During the…

There are a pair of Snowy Owls at Harewood, easily recognisable by its yellow-eyes, black beak and white feathers. Harewood House, Yellow Eyes, White Feathers, Snowy Owl, Gods Creation, Bird Species, Beautiful Boys, Yorkshire, Owls

Snowy Owl

Snowy owls are diurnal which means they are active during the day and at night. Males can be almost pure white, reflecting their Arctic origins. Female snowy owls have more flecks of grey in…

Harewood is home to a pair of African Grey Crane birds, which can usually be found in dry African savannah. Crane Bird, Bird Species, Savannah Chat, Exotic, African, Birds, Content, Garden, Garten

African Grey Crane

This subspecies of the grey crowned crane is the national bird of Uganda and appears on the national flag. The bird’s distinctive gold crown of feathers and red throat are common in both male…

Red Kites were released on the Harewood estate in 1999 as part of a UK conservation initiative. Harewood Estate was originally part of a partnership involving… Harewood House, Red Kite, England And Scotland, Kites, Bird Species, Bird Houses, Bald Eagle, Conservation, Palace

Red Kites

Red Kites were released on the Harewood estate in 1999 as part of a UK conservation initiative. Harewood Estate was originally part of a partnership involving the RSPB, English Nature, &…

We have a flock of 11 Humboldt Penguins at Harewood. You can get involved with these endangered species from South America during feeding time. Penguin Species, Bird Species, Galapagos Penguin, Humboldt Penguin, Harpy Eagle, Young Farmers, Colorful Parrots, Flightless Bird, Cute Penguins

Humboldt Penguins

In the Bird Garden we have a colony of 13 Humboldt penguins. The first penguins of the present group arrived in August 1989, and two are still here and doing well at just over 25 years of age.…

Burrowing owl A small owl (about nine inches tall) that nests in underground burrows. They prefer open fields with short grass and are diurnal, unlike most owls. Cayman Islands, Great Horned Owl Facts, Bolivia, Ecuador, Columbia, Burrowing Owl, Small Owl, Owl Pictures, North And South America

Burrowing Owl

Burrowing owls are often active in the day and spend most of their time on or close to the ground. They will often collect mammal waste which they place around their nests to attract dung beetles,…

The Himalayan Monal is a species of pheasant and is the national bird of Nepal. Bird Species, Pheasant, Himalayan, Exotic, Writing, Colors, Garden, Nature, Garten

Himalayan Monal

This beautifully colourful pheasant is the national bird of Nepal. The males are a spectacular combination of 12 iridescent colours whilst females are a duller, earthy brown. These birds will…

A large character in the Bird Garden at Harewood, our Blue Golden Macaw provides a great way for kids to learn about rare species. Blue Gold Macaw, Rare Species, Rare Birds, Beautiful Birds, Exotic, Garden, Kids, Animals, Character

Blue and Gold Macaw

These charismatic birds are very intelligent, social animals with complex social behaviour and vocalisations. It is estimated that they have the learning capacity of children aged between 3 and 5…