KL Bird Park or also known as Kuala Lumpur Bird Park is a public aviary located in Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia. The bird park spans over 8.5 hectares which double the size of Singapore’s Jurong Bird Park and it is located in the tranquil side of Kuala Lumpur adjacent to the Lake Gardens. KL Bird Park is also part of the Perdana Botanical Garden Kuala Lumpur that comprises of other attractions such as Kuala Lumpur Butterfly Park, National Monument, Deer Park, Hibiscus Park, Orchid Garden, former Malaysia Parliament house and an artificial lake. KL Bird Park is said to be the largest covered bird park or the largest free-flight aviary in the world. The bird park was first opened in 1991 by Her Majesty the Queen of Malaysia and currently it serves as a home to over more than 3,000 birds from 200 local and foreign different species around the world.

Birds and nature lovers can spend a wonderful and enjoyable day at the KL Bird Park to admire different types and species of birds, to listen to their melodic sound of birds perching and to see them flying around freely while being surrounded by natural and beautifully landscaped surroundings. There are also miniature gardens, pools and water cascades, bridges, birds feeding stations and flowering plants within the bird park.

 

Attractions

The bird park is divided into 4 different zones to prevent the birds for chasing each other and getting together. Zone 1 and 2 are free-light zones, Zone 3 is the Hornbill Park and Zone 4 is where you can find different birds in mini aviaries and cages. The list of attractions in the bird park are:

  • The Free-Flight Walk-In Aviary where you can see different types of species flying around freely and living together in peace and harmony
  • Love Aviary where you can see small and lovable parrots known as Indian Ring-necked Parakeets
  • Brahminy Land where you can see a collection of Brahminy Kites
  • Flamingo Pond where you can see flamingos gracefully sunbathing under the sun
  • Bul Bul Land where you can see 130 species of medium-sized perching songbirds known as Bulbuls
  • Hornbill Park where you can see one of the largest hornbill species in the world known as the majestic Rhinoceros Hornbill
  • World of Parrots where you can see 20 different types of parrots
  • Flightless Birds where you can see some of the largest birds that roam planet earth such as Ostrich, Emu and Southern Cassowary
  • Bird Gallery and Education where you can learn more on the many aspects of bird life
  • Egg Incubation where you can watch how duck and chicken eggs are being artificially incubated and learn more about the many aspects of egg incubation
  • Oriental Bird Aviary where you can observe over 50 different types of oriental birds and one of the most famous birds you can see over here is the Golden Breasted Starling which is also known to be the most beautiful of the African Starlings
  • Waterfall Aviary where you can see a man-made waterfall and feed the Milky Stork birds, one of the protected and highly vulnerable bird species in Malaysia
  • The Amphitheatre where you can enjoy watching the bird show free of charge but the limited 350 seating capacity comes with a first-come-first-serve basis arrangement

 

Daily Activities

Here are some of the daily activities that visitors can participate in along with their time and venues:

  • Photography with Birds – Zone 4 Feathered Friends Photo Booth. Starts from 9.30AM to 5.30PM
  • Lory Feeding – Zone 4 at World of Parrots. Starts from 10AM to 5PM
  • Ostrich Feeding – Zone 4 at Flightless Birds. Starts from 10AM to 5PM
  • Free Flying Birds Feeding – Zone 1 next to Brahminy Land. Starts at 10.30AM
  • Hornbill Feeding – Zone 3 at Hornbill Park. Starts at 11.30AM
  • Bird Show – Zone 4 at Amphitheatre. Starts at 12.30PM and 3.30PM
  • Eagle Feeding – Zone 1 at Brahminy Land. Starts at 2.30PM
  • Milky Stork Feeding – Zone 4 at Waterfall Aviary. Starts at 4PM

 

Do’s and Don’ts

These are the things that you need to follow to ensure that you behave appropriately at the bird park:

  • Help to keep the bird park clean because food wrappings, bottles, empty cans and other debris can be hazardous to the birds if they accidentally consumed them
  • Please do not disturb the birds as some of the birds may have sharp claws while others can bite you hard without warning
  • Please do not touch, shout and throw objects at the birds at any time
  • Please do not feed the birds without supervision by our authorized personnel because we strictly monitor the diet of our birds
  • Please do not take home any souvenirs by picking flowers, collecting feathers, damaging plants and pulling out the bird’s feathers
  • Please watch your step while you are walking as the pathway in some parts of the park can be very slippery and remember to wear proper footwear to enable you to walk comfortably around the bird park

Admission Charges and Opening hours

The admission charges for KL Bird Park are as the following:

  • Adult – RM50
  • Child – RM41
  • Adult with Mykad – RM27
  • Child with Mykad – RM13

Child tickets are only for children 3 years old to 11 years old. The above prices are also inclusive of 6% GST charge. KL Bird Park is open daily from 9AM to 6PM and the bird park remains open during school holidays and public holidays.