New bird park featuring over 400 species set to open in Mandai in Q2 2023

6/10/2022 3:07:00 PM

WATCH: Mark your calendars. The new bird park featuring over 400 species is set to open in Mandai in the second quarter of 2023. 🐣

Jurong Bird Park, Bird Paradise

WATCH: Mark your calendars. The new bird park featuring over 400 species is set to open in Mandai in the second quarter of 2023. 🐣

SINGAPORE — Singapore’s new bird park, Bird Paradise , will be home to 3,500 birds from more than 400 avian species and is set to open in the second quarter of 2023.

scheduled to closeon Jan 3 next year, exactly 52 years after it opened in 1971.The new park will feature eight large walk-through aviaries and will be the first of the new wildlife parks located at Mandai Wildlife Reserve to open to the public, said Mandai Wildlife Group, which manages the park, in a press release on Monday (Oct 3).

Visitors to the park will be able to experience the natural environment of distinct regions with geographically appropriate features, vegetation and bird species through the large walk-through aviaries.Almost a quarter, or 24 per cent, of the bird species in the new park will be threatened species, the highest percentage listed under human care in a single zoological park, added Mandai Wildlife Group.

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The new park will feature eight large walk-through aviaries and will be the first of the new wildlife parks located at Mandai Wildlife Reserve to open to the public, said Mandai Wildlife Group, which manages the park, in a press release on Monday (Oct 3). Visitors to the park will be able to experience the natural environment of distinct regions with geographically appropriate features, vegetation and bird species through the large walk-through aviaries. It stars Singaporean veteran television actress Hong Huifang and South Korean actor Jung Dong-hwan. Almost a quarter, or 24 per cent, of the bird species in the new park will be threatened species, the highest percentage listed under human care in a single zoological park, added Mandai Wildlife Group. The shortlist of 15 will be unveiled on Dec 21, with the final five nominees revealed on Jan 24, 2023. It will be home to critically endangered species such as the Philippine eagle, Vietnam pheasant and Negros bleeding-heart, which will be housed in a zone specially dedicated to birds of high conservation value. The film festival is held from Oct 5 to 14 this year. The new bird park will also have the world’s largest living genetic reserve of hornbills under human care, with over 20 species, added the group.5-litre Dynamic Force engine that is mated to an electric motor.

Highlights of the new park include the Heart of Africa, where visitors can observe birds in a dense misty forest with meandering forest streams, and Wings of Asia, which recreates the tranquil bamboo forests and sloping rice terraces of Southeast Asia. Ajoomma has already received four nominations at the upcoming 59th Golden Horse Awards in Taiwan, which is scheduled to take place on Nov 19. A state-of-the-art avian hospital and an extensive breeding facility are among the support facilities at Bird Paradise, said Mr Mike Barclay, the group chief executive officer of Mandai Wildlife Group. Development work for the rest of the Mandai precinct is underway with the remaining features set to open progressively through to 2025. “This is a true labour of love and sincerity, and to have the accolades we’ve had so far is very encouraging,” he said of the film that is is supported by IMDA’s New Director grant. Related topics .