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34387
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Nick Hill’s life and career has been dedicated to the conservation and breeding of the world’s rare and endangered birds. Hill is the Curator of Birds at the Sylvan Heights Avian Breeding Center, the private aviculture and conservation facility behind Sylvan Heights Bird Park in Scotland Neck.
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34395
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Sylvan Heights Bird Park in Scotland Neck, North Carolina is home to many species that live in tropical areas around the world, and these birds require special care during extremely cold weather. This article discusses how the aviculturists provide the birds with warmth and protection during the winter.
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39429
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The article talks about the life of a the Australian Brush Turkey. The Sylvan Heights Bird Park has three of these turkeys.
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39409
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In 2017, Sylvan Heights Bird Park debuted a new avian experience, 'Wings of the Tropics," that features 25 tropical bird species from Africa, South America, Australia and Asia. The project took nearly two years to complete, and the construction was largely done by park staff.
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38148
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Since 2006, Sylvan Heights Waterfowl Park has experienced changes that go beyond its name, Sylvan Height Bird Park. Numerical growth is represented in fifty visitors a day to five hundred, staff of less than ten to triple the number, and a few exotic breeds to 2,000 plus birds. Its original five aviaries have expanded to nature trails, a playground, educational programs, and interactive exhibits such as the Landing Zone and Wings of the Tropics.
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23136
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During the winter months, tundra swans migrate from their breeding grounds in the Arctic Circle to northeastern North Carolina. Area wildlife refuges provide the ideal aquatic environment for this species and many can be seen at Lake Mattamuskeet and Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuges.
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23309
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Sylvan Heights Bird Park houses exotic birds in Scotland Neck and has 3,000 birds in its Avian Breeding Center.
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