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In pics: London Zoo's tropical bird house

tropical bird house

Wow! Check out this huge tropical bird house which has just opened at London Zoo.

Lady dressed as Queen Victoria looking at a bird

There's loads of room for the birds to fly, and the building's really interesting because it's very old. It's called the Blackburn Pavilion, and was built in 1883 as a reptile house.

tropical bird

After lots of work costing 2.5 million, zoo keepers say it's now a great place for visitors to get close to lots of rare and exotic birds, including...

Montserrat Oriole bird

This Montserrat Oriole bird, which is critically endangered.

Peking Robin

And this Peking Robin, who's certainly enjoying his lunch!