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Dance project inspired by the birds of Slimbridge set to take off

Posted on 10th April 2014 by WWT Slimbridge

Open rehearsals will mark the beginning of an exciting dance project studying the movement and behaviour of birds at WWT Slimbridge. On Thursday and Friday (April 10/11) modern dancers will present their first …

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Flamingo flock caught for first time in over a decade

Posted on 28th March 2014 by WWT Slimbridge

WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre's famous flamingos were caught for research aimed at improving our understanding of flock dynamics yesterday (Thursday 27). The birds were sexed, ringed and had DNA samples taken, it was the [...]

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First goslings at Slimbridge signal start of spring

Posted on 18th March 2014 by WWT Slimbridge

These fluffy goslings are one of many signs that spring has arrived at WWT Slimbridge. The pair of young Hawaiian Geese (or nenes) are only three-days-old so are sticking close to mum as they grow in strength and [...]

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Wild otter family captured on film for the first time

Posted on 18th March 2014 by WWT Slimbridge

Exciting footage of a family of wild otters at WWT Slimbridge has been captured on a camera trap. Staff at the attraction have known that wild European otters existed on the site for some time it is the first evidence &#[...]

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Birdwatching legend Bill Oddie opens new Slimbridge foyer

Posted on 12th March 2014 by WWT Slimbridge

Bill Oddie cut the ribbon and announced WWT Slimbridge's refurbished foyer was open for business today. The well-known writer and presenter then walked through the doors leading other visitors behind him into the new [...]

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Teachers go wild for free at WWT Slimbridge

Posted on 25th February 2014 by WWT Slimbridge

Teachers are being invited to go wild after school on a taster session at WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre. The wildlife attraction has organised two early evening events for teachers to experience first-hand how outdoor [...]

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Will you be my loved swan

Posted on 10th February 2014 by WWT Slimbridge

A romantic trail featuring swan couples will be running at WWT Slimbridge over half term. Swans famously mate for life and show an enduring affection for one another so they were deemed perfect for the Valentine's Day [...]

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First babies of the year bring delight at WWT Slimbridge

Posted on 24th January 2014 by WWT Slimbridge

The mild winter has led to some early arrivals at a wildlife centre in Gloucestershire. These cute little Harvest mice were only the size of a baked bean when they were born earlier this month at WWT Slimbridge. …[...]

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Festival of Birds Historic Hotel Offer

Posted on 7th January 2014 by WWT Slimbridge

Our Friends at Stonehouse Court Hotel are offering a great deal to visitors for the weekend of the Festival of Birds (Feb 1 & 2) Rooms at the Hotel are normally priced from £95, but anyone who …

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Slimbridge Festival of Birds 2014 prepares for take off

Posted on 17th December 2013 by WWT Slimbridge

Back again for 2014, wildlife lovers are in for a treat as the WWT Slimbridge Festival of Birds returns in February. The two-day Festival on February 1 and 2 is held when WWT Slimbridge's bird numbers are at their peak &#[...]

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