Birds in Dubai Safari Park

Safari Park Dubai is home to a diverse range of bird species, with over 200 species of birds from around the world residing within the park's aviaries and exhibits. Some of the most notable birds in Dubai Safari Park include the African Grey Parrot, Bald Eagle, Blue-and-Yellow Macaw, and the Crowned Crane. Visitors can also see a variety of raptors such as falcons, hawks, and owls, which are revered in Emirati culture for their hunting prowess.

The park offers various interactive experiences with birds, including opportunities to feed and handle them. Visitors can participate in the bird shows and learn about the different bird species, their habitats, and behaviors. The Safari park also has a dedicated section for the conservation and breeding of endangered bird species, such as the Houbara Bustard and the Guineafowl.

Sarus Cranes
Sarus Cranes

The Sarus crane, a magnificent bird native to the wetlands of Southeast Asia, finds a prominent place within the park's confines. An exclusive exhibit showcases the Sarus crane, providing a capacious enclosure complete with a shallow pool, ideal for wading and feeding. In their dedicated space, these elegant cranes gracefully move about in small groups of three or four, engaging in captivating interactions. Recognizable by its distinctive red head and long, slender legs, the Sarus crane stands as a breathtaking spectacle for park visitors. Adding to the avian diversity, the park is also home to other crane species, including the vivid grey crowned crane, black crane, and demoiselle crane.


The Guineafowl is one of the many fascinating birds in Dubai Safari Park. These distinctive birds are known for their distinctive spotted feathers and the bony casque on their heads. The park is home to several species of Guineafowl, including the Helmeted Guineafowl and the Crested Guineafowl. You can behold a sight of these birds as they move around in their enclosures and learn about their behaviours and habitats. 


Dubai Safari Park is home to a variety of owl species, including the Wise Owl, Barn Owl, Eurasian Eagle Owl and the Great Horned Owl. These magnificent birds are known for their distinctive facial features and silent flight, making them fascinating to observe. You can see these owls up close in their enclosures and learn about their veritable hunting techniques. Get a chance to indulge in the interactive experiences with owls, such as handling and feeding sessions, which is once in a lifetime experience. 

African Spoonbill
African Spoonbill

The African Spoonbill is a wading bird found in the Dubai Safari Park. It has a distinctive long, flat bill that looks like a spoon, which it uses to catch small fish, crustaceans and insects. They have white feathers with black tips on their wings, and they can grow up to 90cm in height. The African Spoonbill is known for its striking appearance and graceful movements, which make it a popular attraction for visitors to the Dubai Safari Park. You can observe these fascinating birds as they hunt for food and interact with others of their species in the park's wetland habitats.


The ostrich is a large flightless bird that can be found in the Dubai Safari Park. It is the world's largest bird with long legs and necks, and can run up to speeds of 43 miles per hour. You can observe these fascinating creatures at the Dubai Safari Park as they roam around in their spacious habitats in the park. Ostriches are herbivores and feed on grass, flowers and seeds. They are a popular attraction in the park, known for their size and unique appearance.

Demoiselle Crane
White Crested Laughingthrush

A native Himalayan bird found at the Dubai Safari Park has a distinctive black and white pattern on its body, with a white crest on its head. At the park you can observe the White Crested Laughingthrush in the park's aviary. The White Crested Laughingthrush is a social bird that lives in small groups and is known for its loud and distinctive call, which sounds like laughter. The park provides a unique opportunity to learn about this fascinating bird and its natural behaviours in a simulated natural habitat. 

Marabou Stork
Marabou Stork

Within Dubai Safari Park resides the Marabou Stork, an impressive avian specimen distinguished by its remarkable throat pouch. This sizable bird, known for its scavenging tendencies, sustains itself on carrion, as well as small creatures, fish, and insects. With its bald head and neck, complemented by a dark grey plumage, the Marabou Stork possesses a robust beak and digestive system capable of breaking down bones and even tough substances. The park also plays host to the elegant white stork, a fellow member of the stork family, observed gracefully gliding through the sky and perching on trees or rooftops within their expansive habitats.


Native to sub-Saharan Africa, turacos are medium-sized birds with brightly colored plumage, ranging from shades of green to yellow with a distinctive crest on their head and a long tail. At Dubai Safari Park, you can observe several species of turacos including the livingstone's turaco, white-cheeked turaco, violet turaco, red-crested turaco, purple-crested turaco, green turaco, white-crested turaco and black-billed Turaco. These terrific birds are found at the park’s aviary and can be spotted hopping from branch to branch with distinctive vocals. 

Australian Cockatiel
Australian Cockatiel

The Australian Cockatiel is a small parrot with a grey body, with white and yellow markings on its wings and a bright orange patch on its cheeks. At Dubai Safari Park, you can observe the Australian Cockatiel in the park's aviary in large flocks. This social bird is also known for its vocalisations, including a distinctive whistle and a variety of calls. It is also known for its ability to mimic sounds, including human speech.

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Must Know Before You Go
  • Individuals with SANAD Card will be exempted and can enter the park free of cost.
  • Complimentary wheelchair service is offered at request.
  • Outside food and beverages are not allowed inside the park.
  • Alcoholic drinks are strictly prohibited inside the park.
  • Minors must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times.
  • The last entry at the main gate of Safari park is at 3:30 PM.
  • Super taxi service is available within the park which can be used for visiting the different areas and that charges AED 10 for adults and AED 5 for child for one way.
  • Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes (shoulders and knees should be covered).
  • COVID-19 related guidelines issued by the respective state authorities is to be followed mandatorily.
  • You are required to respect the animals and park facilities. This includes NOT teasing the animals and not littering inside the park.
  • Bicycles, pets, scooters, skateboards and roller skates, Balloons, balls, toy guns and flash photographs are not allowed inside the park.
  • Stay hydrated throughout your visit.
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FAQ's of Dubai Safari Park

What are the unique bird species found in Dubai Safari Park?

    Birds in the Dubai Safari Park are particularly remarkable as they originate from different habitats. You can spot numerous bird species including the Sarus cranes, Guineafowl, Marabou Storks, White Crested Laughingthrush, African Spoonbill, shelduck, mallard, piapiac, peacocks, swans, canary and long-tailed glossy starling, falcons and purple-crested turaco. 

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