Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What is an Aviary?
Q. Are hawks a threat to my backyard squirrels?
Q. What can I do about birds flying into my windows?
Q. I found a baby bird. What should I do?
Q. Can the National Aviary come and get a hawk or owl from my yard?
Q. I found an injured bird. What should I do?
Q. A huge hawk is circling my yard. Will it capture my dog?
Q. How can I keep a woodpecker from tapping on my home?
Q. A bird built its nest on my front door. What should I do?
Q. How can I attract birds to my backyard?
Q. How can I attract hummingbirds to my yard?
Q. How can I keep squirrels away from my bird feeder?
Q. How can I keep cats and hawks away from my bird feeder?
Q. Why are there no birds at my feeder?
Q. What are the different kinds of bird seed?
Do you have a question about the National Aviary or birds in general, but don’t see it here?You can call our expert, Dave Miller, at 412-323-7235, ext. 459. Or, feel free to email us your bird question using the form below. Either way, we’ll do our best to answer it for you!
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