|Gareth, Barbara and I on our visit.|
But it was restarted by the family in 1977. It is now designed not as a folly for the Rothschilds, but to a part of the world effort to save endangered species. Many of the birds are relatively common. But the Rothschild's Mynah - named after them, had a fluctuating population which dropped to 6 birds in the wild in 2001. There is a breeding program here and new birds have been reintroduced and the population is growing again.
|A Rothschild Mynah. It's only an okay picture because I used the iPhone, but still. This little bugger is helping rebuild a wild population in Bali!|
There is no other word for the place except glorious.
|A good picture of the detail. The aviary isn't a "walk through" type, but is designed for viewing and comfort.|