Queens Park Aviary - Loughborough, Leicestershire
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB
N 52° 46.208 W 001° 12.645
30U E 620709 N 5848200
Quick Description: A 14.63-metre-long aviary was opened in 1955. It was divided into three sections to house different varieties of budgerigars and foreign birds. Originally located by the lake but was moved to its present position, next to the museum in the 1980s.
Location: East Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 1/9/2016 8:46:46 AM
Waymark Code: WMQ8ER
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39
Views: 4

Long Description:
"In 1955 an aviary was opened and stocked by the Loughborough Budgerigar and Foreign Bird Society. This was later moved to its present location by the Memorial Baths during the 1980s. Also during the 1980s a lake with an island was removed and replaced with the present (2008) much narrower linear watercourse. The island had provided refuge for waterfowl, which largely disappeared from the park with the change. The lake was also fully fenced, but this was also removed."

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Admission Price: Free

Street Address: Not listed

Website for the Aviary: Not listed

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