Spreading their azure wings!

A pair of azure-winged magpies have made their debut DZG public appearance.

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The colourful couple have been in quarantine for the last 30 days after arriving from Tilgate Nature Centre near Crawley, West Sussex.

DZG Senior Keeper Ben Vanes said: “The pair are now on full show in the triple aviary after undergoing all the routine tests during their time in quarantine.”

The azure-winged magpie is a member of the crow family and has a life span of up to 15 years.