Explore the hues of the rainbow

…during Colors in Flight, the National Aviary’s NEW summer seasonal theme. Uncover the magic of how birds “paint the sky” with their vibrant plumage and shaded hues worldwide! Enjoy a day filled with dynamic new Daily Activities, Interactive Play Spaces, and breathtaking habitats.

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Today’s Schedule

Little Explorers Camp

June 17, 18, 20 & 21 | 9 am - 12 pm | Ages 4 - 5

This camp is designed to take your little learner on a journey to explore the world of birds.

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!

Get Closer to Color: Habitat Heroes and SkyDeck!

Watch as birds soar, swoop, and glide during SkyDeck, presented by the Pittsburgh International Airport. Take in the color palette of grey, black, white, and brown bird species, including Black Kites, flying overhead and witness first-hand how their colors pop against a beautiful blue sky! New this year: meet a Eurasian Eagle-Owl! 
Travel into the rainforest with beautifully-hued macaws, soar across Pittsburgh with the iconic brown and white palette of a Bald Eagle, and see first-hand how a Eurasian Eagle-Owl utilizes its beautifully saturated orange eyes to hunt with expert precision during Habitat Heroes, presented by AAA Travel.

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

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