Say hello to a tropical paradise

…during Coastal Getaway, the National Aviary’s seasonal theme. Step into a world of vibrant colors, tropical species, and breezy coastal décor. Enjoy a day filled with dynamic daily activities, engaging play spaces, and immersive habitats filled with birds from all over the world.

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Daily Activities

The National Aviary offers a variety of daily activities for an incredible visitor experience. View an insightful feeding, watch birds soar over the audience during a live bird show, or get up close with your favorite species during an Animal Encounter!

It’s a bird. It’s a plane. No, it’s Habitat Heroes! 

From coast to coast, this immersive live theater show Presented by AAA Travel will take you on an avian adventure unlike any other. Travel to the warm rainforest climate of a macaw, soar across Pittsburgh like a Bald Eagle, and learn about the amazing adaptions that help our feathered friends thrive.


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The National Aviary works to inspire respect for nature through an appreciation of birds.

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Pa. aviary announces new member of ‘extinct-in-the-wild’ species | PennLive

Here’s some wonderful news with regards to wildlife conservation efforts. A bird that has been considered extinct for decades has gained a fresh hatchling.

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Faces of the Valley: O’Hara’s Sarah Jones parlays passion for teaching into Volunteer of the Year Award from National Aviary | TribLive

O’Hara resident Sarah Jones calls herself a lucky duck. For her efforts, Jones, was named the Aviary’s 2023 Volunteer of the Year.

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National Aviary mourning loss of its first penguin, Stanley | WPXI

Stanley, who was named for the Stanley Cup, joined the family flock at the National Aviary in 2001 when he was two months old.

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Two Eurasian Eagle-Owl Chicks Hatch at National Aviary | National Aviary

A Eurasian Eagle-Owl, one of the largest owl species in the world, has hatched at the National Aviary.

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Pittsburgh’s National Aviary welcomes a new male Andean Condor | 90.5 WESA

The National Aviary publicly welcomed a new, male Andean Condor named Bud to Pittsburgh this week.

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