The National Aviary will open at noon on Sunday, May 1 due to road closures for the Pittsburgh Marathon. Good luck runners!

The National Aviary will open at noon on Sunday, May 1 due to road closures for the Pittsburgh Marathon. Good luck runners!

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4/26/2016
National Aviary's newest Penguin has a Name

In honor of World Penguin Day on April 25, the National Aviary asked the public to help name its newest female penguin, and the results are in!

04/24/2016
Public Can Vote to name National Aviary’s newest Penguin

Visit www.namethepenguin.org before midnight April 25 to vote

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02/09/2016
Baby Two-Toed Sloth Joins the Flock at National Aviary

Three-month-old Linnaeus’s Two-Toed Sloth Will Be Hand-Raised as Educational Ambassador for Rainforest Species

02/09/2016
Baby Two-Toed Sloth Arrives In Pittsburgh On Private Jet

KDKA’s Dave Crawley reports on the baby sloth’s arrival.

2/1/2016
Carry-over effects provide linkages across the annual cycle of a Neotropical migratory bird. By Dr. Steve Latta

This ground-breaking National Aviary study of hormone levels in feathers of a migratory bird reveals that energy stress during the breeding season has significant “carry-over” effects: stressed birds occupy lower quality winter territories, have poorer body condition, and experience reduced annual survival.

11/11/2015
Watch the National Aviary on the 'Tonight Show' with Jimmy Fallon

Watch the feathers fly starting at the 2:00 minute mark!

09/11/2015
Louisiana Waterthrush Study Published

New study uses songbird as bioindicator of potential impacts of hydraulic fracturing

07/16/2015
Muchas Gracias! Night in the Tropics 2015

The National Aviary’s signature fundraiser was a feathered fiesta!

6/23/2015
Night in the Tropics

Purchase your tickets today to the Feathered Fiesta!

6/19/2015
Andean Condor Exhibit Opens at National Aviary

Expansive new exhibit provides intimate look at endangered Andean Condors and other birds of prey.

12/09/14
Backstage With The Penguins

The Meredith Vieira Show

11/10/2014
Condor Court renovations begin at the National Aviary. New exhibit to house four Andean Condors.

The National Aviary is bringing Andean Condor conservation, education, and a little bit of Ecuador to Pittsburgh’s Northside with a new exhibit.

11/3/2014
National Aviary displays life-size carvings of Passenger Pigeon and two other extinct birds, hosts reception with the artist

Now through December, area institutions mark the extinction of a once abundant bird in Pennsylvania with Project Passenger Pigeon Pittsburgh.

09/30/2014
Keep Your Hummingbird Feeders Up Even as the Temperatures Drop This Fall

Public's Help Sought to Study Cold-weather Hummingbirds

09/18/2014
National Aviary Awarded Power of Light Grant

Duquesne Light has awarded a $20,000 Power of Light grant to support the National Aviary’s educational programming throughout the Pittsburgh region.

09/18/2014
Eagles at the Front Bus Tour

Join National Aviary ornithologist, Bob Mulvihill for a one-of-a-kind tour and Golden Eagle watching experience!

7/18/2014
Night in the Tropics was on Fire!

The 2014 Night in the Tropics’ fiery theme turned up the heat for the 1,000 people who flocked to the National Aviary’s annual fundraising event.

7/18/2014
Summer Camp Fun

What happens when you introduce 183 young avian enthusiasts to more than 500 birds? One great summer camp of course!

7/9/2014
National Zookeeper Week

The National Aviary is celebrating National Zookeeper Week, July 19th through July 26th.

06/26/2014
Baby ducks delight visitors at the National Aviary

On Saturday morning, June 21, visitors to the National Aviary were greeted with an adorable surprise.

05/16/2014
National Aviary Appears on Comcast Newsmakers to Showcase Summer Highlights

National Aviary talks about Night in the Tropics and new summer show.

04/21/2014
"For The Birds" is Theater in Flight

“For the Birds” is a visual symphony designed for the National Aviary’s Helen M. Schmidt Flight Zone™ Theatre in celebration of International Migratory Bird Day.

3/21/2014
National Aviary Names Newest African Penguins "Disco Dan" and "Mary Beth," Announces April 5 They'll Join the Colony

The National Aviary surprised Bylsma and his family prior to a celebratory penguin practice swim today, naming their two newest African Penguins – a female and male hatched on November 29 and December 2, 2013, respectively – after Mary Beth and “Disco Dan” Bylsma.

3/20/2014
Thank You, "Abby"

The National Aviary mourns the loss of “Abby” the Bald Eagle

10/25/2013
National Aviary Announces New Permanent Exhibit

Named “Canary’s Call,” exhibit highlights birds as indicators of environmental change Exhibit features signature bird species alongside giant fruit bats called Malayan flying foxes

9/10/2013
National Aviary Launches “Feed the Penguin” Auction

Bid for your chance to spend a morning behind the scenes with the National Aviary's African penguins!

6/26/2013
National Aviary Appoints New Leader

Cheryl Tracy has been named the new Managing Director/Chief Operating Officer of the National Aviary, effective July 1.

2/6/2013
Flying Wild with the National Aviary!

Educational program introduces bird conservation

1/30/2013
“Aviary on the Air” to Debut January 30th on KQV 1410

The National Aviary is proud to announce that its new radio show, “Aviary on the Air”, will debut on January 30th at 7 P.M. Eastern on KQV AM 1410.

January 13th, 2013
Radio Disney Backyard Show

January 13th, 2013, Jamie Travitz

December 9th, 2012
Radio Disney Backyard Show

December 9th, 2012, Jamie Travitz

12/4/2012
National Aviary Birds to Appear on Today Show

Two winter-loving birds head to New York City

11/19/2012
Kids with Autism Get Special Visit with Santa

National Aviary Offers Special Program

11/19/2012
Santa Claus to Visit National Aviary

Skip the Shopping Mall a memorable holiday photo

11/12/2012
New Birds of Prey on Exhibit at the National Aviary

North Side Attraction Prepares for the Holidays

10/18/2012
Celebrate Owl-o-Ween

Hoot your way through Aviary in costume!

10/11/2012
National Aviary Offers Positive Parroting Workshop

Do you have a pet parrot? Are you considering adding a pet parrot to your household? Parrots – including parakeets, cockatiels, conures, macaws, and cockatoos – can be incredibly rewarding pets for the right home, but they are not a low-maintenance alternative to a dog or cat.

3/25/2012
Two African Penguin Chick Hatch at the National Aviary

First penguins hatched at National Aviary grow pen

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