Pelicans in the Park

For 300 years, over 40 pelicans have made St James's Park lake their home and this year, thanks to the support of the Tiffany and Co. Foundation, three new Great White Pelicans join the colony.

As this existing colony grows older, new pelicans are vital to maintain the heritage of having pelicans in St James's Park. These amazing creatures feel at home in the semi-wild habitat of the Park, roosting and foraging in the shallow lake, whilst giving humans a glimpse of exotic wildlife for free. Find out more about life for Pelicans in the Park.

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Naming the Pelicans

One of the new pelicans will be called Tiffany, in honour of the Tiffany & Co. Foundation who made this whole project possible, one will be named later this year, and one name is to be chosen by you... Help name a pelican!

You have until Tuesday 16 April 2013 to vote and help us give our youngest pelican a name to help her settle into her new home on the lake in St James's Park.

A big thanks to...

The pelicans’ arrival has been funded by a wonderful gift from The Tiffany and Co. Foundation in New York, with Prague Zoo kindly donating the birds. Zoo vet Nic Masters and wildlife transport specialist Matthew Ford then generously gave their time and expertise for free. The expert team at The Royal Parks have been fully dedicated to ensure these birds are healthy, happy and ready for their new lives in St James's Park. Thank you for helping us to keep Pelicans in the Park!