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Avifauna Bird Park) is a large bird park in Alphen aan den Rijn, in the western Netherlands. It was the first dedicated bird park in the world. The park has a lot of greenery and ponds, and also a restaurant and a children’s playground. The park is owned by the Van der Valk group.

The zoo was set up in the garden of the Ten Rhijn estate by the owner, Van den Brink, and it was opened on 17 May 1950.

Toucans were featured on the posters for the park’s opening, and a toucan has been depicted on the zoo’s logo since, and also on the logos of the Van der Valk restaurant chain and Hotel Avifauna, which is situated on the edge of the park.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Address:

Avifauna
Hoorn 65
2404 HG Alphen aan den Rijn
Netherlands