About a year ago, in autumn 2016, we joined the white-eyed gull enclosure to that of the spoonbills, in order to provide them all with a large and spacious common space.

We have since continued this work and joined the northern bald ibis enclosure to that of the white-eyed gulls and spoonbills. For the time being we have opened up just a small part of the separating net, in order to observe the dynamics between the ibises and the other inhabitants of the communal space. After we are certain that there are no negative interactions taking place among any of the inhabitants using the available space, we will remove the remaining net that still separates between the two enclosures, enabling a very roomy space for all. Eventually, our aim is to create a spacious aviary that will allow our visitors to walk through and watch the birds from a close distance without disturbing their daily routine. 

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