08/26/2016Hatching of Guam Kingfisher Chicks at National Aviary Boosts Population of Species Now Extinct in the Wild
AZA Species Survival Plan™ Breeding Program Plays Critical Role in Saving Species Nearly Wiped Out by Accidental Introduction of Brown Tree Snake to Island of Guam
07/11/2016Urban crows rob rooftop nests of Common Nighthawk
Research by Steven Latta, Director of Conservation and Field Research at the National Aviary and Krista Latta
4/26/2016National 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!
02/09/2016Baby 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
2/1/2016Carry-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.
09/11/2015Louisiana Waterthrush Study Published
New study uses songbird as bioindicator of potential impacts of hydraulic fracturing
07/16/2015Muchas Gracias! Night in the Tropics 2015
The National Aviary’s signature fundraiser was a feathered fiesta!
6/23/2015Night in the Tropics
Purchase your tickets today to the Feathered Fiesta!
6/19/2015Andean Condor Exhibit Opens at National Aviary
Expansive new exhibit provides intimate look at endangered Andean Condors and other birds of prey.
11/10/2014Condor 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.
11/3/2014National 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.
09/18/2014National 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.
09/18/2014Eagles at the Front Bus Tour
Join National Aviary ornithologist, Bob Mulvihill for a one-of-a-kind tour and Golden Eagle watching experience!
7/18/2014Night 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.
7/18/2014Summer Camp Fun
What happens when you introduce 183 young avian enthusiasts to more than 500 birds? One great summer camp of course!
7/9/2014National Zookeeper Week
The National Aviary is celebrating National Zookeeper Week, July 19th through July 26th.
06/26/2014Baby ducks delight visitors at the National Aviary
On Saturday morning, June 21, visitors to the National Aviary were greeted with an adorable surprise.
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.
3/21/2014National 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.
3/20/2014Thank You, "Abby"
The National Aviary mourns the loss of “Abby” the Bald Eagle
10/25/2013National 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
9/10/2013National Aviary Launches “Feed the Penguin” Auction
Bid for your chance to spend a morning behind the scenes with the National Aviary's
6/26/2013National Aviary Appoints New Leader
Cheryl Tracy has been named the new Managing Director/Chief Operating Officer of the National Aviary, effective July 1.
2/6/2013Flying 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.
11/19/2012Santa Claus to Visit National Aviary
Skip the Shopping Mall a memorable holiday photo
Hoot your way through Aviary in costume!
10/11/2012National 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.