Sylvan Heights Bird Park

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Sylvan Heights Bird Park , a hidden gem located in Scotland Neck, NC is a great place to visit. If you are a nature lover and love bird watching and photography, this is definitely your place to explore . This beautiful park has  more than 200 species of birds. Mike Lubbock, originally from England, is the person whose passion and conservation ideas made possible this wonderful bird park .He is also affectionately known as ‘the waterfowl man’.

The park has different zones for birds from Asia, Africa,South America, North America,  Australia and so on with designated paths and name boards displayed.The varieties of birds include peacocks, doves, waterfowl, parrots, toucans, flamingos, and other exotic birds from all over the world .One of the best attractions of this place and that is most  loved by kids and adults alike, is a walk-in caged section for feeding cute little colorful birds .You could buy some bird food on a stick or food pellets right at the park.The little birds perch on you, sometimes 3 to 4 at time and you can enjoy feeding them from the little sticks attached with bird food .It is truly an amazing experience. You can also feed food pellets to the other big birds directly , they happily peck and eat it right from your hand. My kids had a great time feeding them. It is also a good walk around the lush greenpark of about 18 acres as you walk and enjoy the bird watching. There are nice shaded areas with benches to relax and indulge in an icecream on a hot summer day. Here are some captures of  some of the wonderful moments at the bird park, a day well spent. Enjoy!

Sylvan heights bird park

Sylvan heights bird park – Welcome board at entrance

Sylvan heights bird park

Sylvan heights bird park – Bird Feeding

boards with details of species of birds

boards with details of species of birds

boards with details of species of birds from South America

Pathways to walk

Lush green Pathways to walk

shaded trees on both sides

shaded trees on both sides

Sylvan heights bird park – Pretty and colorful birds!

Sylvan heights bird park

Sylvan heights bird park – Curious bird with pretty colors

Sylvan heights bird park

Sylvan heights bird park

Sylvan heights bird park - Majestic peacock

Sylvan heights bird park – Majestic peacock

Sylvan heights bird park

Sylvan heights bird park – birds in a symmetric pose!

Sylvan heights bird park

The park also has many pretty flowers !

Sylvan heights bird park

The beautiful pink Lily Pad

Sylvan heights bird park

Flamingos

 

 

 

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12 Comments

  • Reply
    Megala
    June 29, 2018 at 4:51 pm

    Wow ! Beautiful birds, I’ve never seen some of them before.

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    Richa
    June 29, 2018 at 5:15 pm

    OMG!!! Such a beautiful post with such gorgeous photos! Loved it! ❤

  • Reply
    Smitha
    June 30, 2018 at 10:28 am

    Fantastic captures Nisha ! Thanks for sharing 😍

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    Jyo
    July 1, 2018 at 7:12 pm

    Wow such a cute and gorgeous birds Nisha…really fantastic post 🐤🐤

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    Diane
    July 5, 2018 at 4:16 pm

    Gorgeous pictures! I have had finches, parakeets and a parrot in my lifetime. Thanks for bringing back the memories!

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      InspiresNish
      July 9, 2018 at 8:31 pm

      That’s wonderful Diane, nice to know . Thank you for stopping by!

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    PS
    July 6, 2018 at 3:43 pm

    Wow, beautiful and mesmerizing,, Great Pictures…

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      InspiresNish
      July 9, 2018 at 8:31 pm

      Thank you so much, appreciate it!

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