|Weltvogelpark (since 2010)
|Vogelpark Walsrode (1962 - 2009)
Weltvogelpark in the middle of the Lüneburg Heath nearby Walsrode in Lower Saxony is the world largest bird park. The park was founded in 1962. Today, the park is being run by the Spanish entertainment operator Parques Reunidos.
The animal park covers an area of 24 hectares, showing 4000 birds and 675 species. The park offers a large number of aviaries (both internal and external) as well as outdoor enclosures. Whilst the more modern areas of the park offer an environment based on the natural habitat of the birds, the older areas mainly consist of beautiful arranged parkland and woods.
Fun Fact: The park features one of the largest playgrounds in Northern Germany.