8 Photos to Remember Jurong Bird Park by as it finally shuts its doors on 3 January 2023 - Alvinology

8 Photos to Remember Jurong Bird Park by as it finally shuts its doors on 3 January 2023

Jurong Bird Park is closed to visitors for good, marking its final farewell exactly on its 52nd opening anniversary.

Celebrating Jurong Bird Park’s iconic heritage and paying their last tributes, over 30,000 guests visited the park over its final five days from 30 December 2022. 2,600 guests visited on the last day.

Jurong Bird Park leaves behind a storied legacy of connecting Singaporeans and international visitors with the amazing world of birds and nature while making great strides in avian care research and conservation.

8 Photos to Remember Jurong Bird Park by as it finally shuts its doors on 3 January 2023 - Alvinology
The entrance to Jurong Bird Park has its shutters brought down for the final time today, marking the closure of one of Singapore’s first wildlife parks. The park has welcomed 41 million visitors since its opening on 3 January 1971. Photo credit: Mandai Wildlife Group
8 Photos to Remember Jurong Bird Park by as it finally shuts its doors on 3 January 2023 - Alvinology
One highlight of Jurong Bird Park is its feeding sessions, which allowed guests intimate and interactive avian encounters. Here, a young boy enjoys the experience of having a friendly bird perch on the feeder for a treat. Photo credit: Mandai Wildlife Group
8 Photos to Remember Jurong Bird Park by as it finally shuts its doors on 3 January 2023 - Alvinology
Clarence Saw, Senior Manager, Animal Behaviour and Programmes at Mandai Wildlife Group presents Kings of the Skies with a White-bellied Sea Eagle for the last time. Photo credit: Mandai Wildlife Group
8 Photos to Remember Jurong Bird Park by as it finally shuts its doors on 3 January 2023 - Alvinology
Heavy rain did not dampen spirits at Jurong Bird Park’s final Kings of the Skies presentation at the Hawk Arena. The presentation featured the natural behaviours of raptors like the Bald Eagle, Brahminy Kites and Himalayan Griffon Vulture. Photo credit: Mandai Wildlife Group
8 Photos to Remember Jurong Bird Park by as it finally shuts its doors on 3 January 2023 - Alvinology
Tram captain, Raymond Loh, boards the tram for a final drive around Jurong Bird Park. The tram ride offered a scenic way to enjoy the flora and avian fauna of the park over the years. Photo credit: Mandai Wildlife Group
8 Photos to Remember Jurong Bird Park by as it finally shuts its doors on 3 January 2023 - Alvinology
The re-creation of Jurong Bird Park’s old Cuckoo Clock tower at the park entrance that kept count right to the final moment of operations on the park’s last day. Photo credit: Mandai Wildlife Group
8 Photos to Remember Jurong Bird Park by as it finally shuts its doors on 3 January 2023 - Alvinology
Daisy Ling, Vice President, Jurong Bird Park made the final announcement to staff to mark the closure of the park to public. Photo credit: Mandai Wildlife Group
8 Photos to Remember Jurong Bird Park by as it finally shuts its doors on 3 January 2023 - Alvinology
Staff gathered at the entrance to bid farewell to the final guests of Jurong Bird Park. The park leaves behind a heritage that has become an emblem for many Singaporeans who grew up with this well-loved national icon. Photo credit: Mandai Wildlife Group

After its closure to public, life goes on behind the gates of Jurong Bird Park with the animals continuing to be cared for amidst preparations for the move to Bird Paradise. The new Bird Paradise is set to open in the second quarter of 2023 at Mandai Wildlife Reserve.

Updates will be provided soon.

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