News: Flamingos

Gertrude - the 70 year old flamingo has become a bit of a celebrity

Flamingos

Gertrude – she’s famous don’t you know!

Have you met Gertrude as yet? She’s becoming a bit of a local celebrity. Gertrude, one of our 62 flamingos at Pensthorpe, has recently hit the news for laying her first egg at nearly 70 years of age. She has been unlucky in love until this season. Sadly, Gertrude’s egg was not fertile and therefore… Read more »

Donna Hodds

May 22, 2024

Flaming egg at Pensthorpe

Flamingos

Egg-citing News from Pensthorpe: The Arrival of the First Flamingo Egg of the Season!

 The much-anticipated arrival of the first flamingo egg of the season marks the beginning of an enchanting period at our nature reserve. Pensthorpe is home to a diverse array of wildlife, and our beloved flock of 62 flamingos is certainly one of the highlights. These graceful birds, renowned for their vibrant plumage and elegant demeanour,… Read more »

Donna Hodds

April 23, 2024