Five years ago the first or second time I went to HsiTou in Nantou County, Taiwan, I noticed that there was an aviary nearby. Yesterday, however, was the first time I invested to visit. For 40 NT per ticket plus 20 NT for parking it was a bargain!
Another of Taiwan’s Protected (Endangered) Species:
Poor Duck… What a Dorky Face!
IIn Area B stands a Crane Museum next to a large hilly area ruined during the 921 Earthquake and deemed unsafe thereafter.
Of course, we got our free certificates.
I’ll have to make sure my easily-jealous Ducorps Cockatoo back at home doesn’t see the pics of the new cockatoo friend I made below:
She really liked Annie’s colorful watchband!
Of course, I’d really like to get a 金剛鸚鵡 macaw, but (1) one costs over 100,000 NT, and (2) one or more of the birds I have now will probably outlive me. Enough is enough!
And the Ugliest Bird of the Day Award goes to….
And finally, some pretty peacocks to wind up the day.