Amazing Andes

Embrace the unusual with the eccentric species in the NEW Andean Mountain Habitat. Get closer than ever to the National Aviary's eagles, marvel as bee-eaters dart through the air in the Tropical Rainforest, and meet our three adorable sloths!

Explore new worlds with daily experiences included with admission:

  • Welcome two unusual new species!
    Visit the NEW Andean Mountain Habitat, presented by Dollar Bank, to see Andean Cock-of-the-rock and Capuchinbirds. Learn more about these eccentric and beautiful birds at a daily talk at 12 pm, included with admission.

  • Eagle Talk - daily at 11:30 am
    Get up close to majestic and mighty eagles! Included with admission. 



  • White-throated Bee-eater Feeding - daily at 3 pm
    Watch these fast and nimble flyers dart through the air in the new Tropical Rainforest as they snatch insects! Included with admission. 



Make your visit to the one-and-only National Aviary unforgettable with new and exciting experiences:

  • Year-long Celebration of 25 RADical Years - special activities and discounts every month
    In celebration of the Allegheny Regional Asset District’s (RAD) 25th Year and the significant support they have provided to the National Aviary through the years, we are pleased to offer special activities, prizes or discounts for visitors on the 25th day of each month!



  • Bird Identification Class - March 30 | 9:30 am - 11:30 am | $30 non-members; $25 members
    Learn ornithologist Bob Mulvihill’s simple but proven process for bird identification! To register, call 412-258-9445. 


  • Young Birders Series - Free Information session on April 3 | 6:30 pm
    Learn about new Young Birders programs scheduled for Spring 2019. Kids ages 9-16 can learn about and enjoy birding with experts from the National Aviary. To register for the information session call  412-258-9439.


  • Pet Parrot Classes - April 13 | 9:30 am
    Enhance your relationship with your pet parrot. These classes can also help prospective owners to decide if they are up to the rewarding but complicated task of caring for a parrot! Register for one or all now by calling 412-258-9445.
  • NEW! Eggstravaganza - Beginning April 13
    Included with admission
    Visit the National Aviary this spring to see prehistoric eggs and enjoy interactive daily programming. 

    Visit during special event weekends on April 13-14 & 19-21 from 11 am – 3 pm for even more fun activities including Easter Bunny appearances, a fossil craft, an egg matching game, and more!



  • Easter Brunch - April 21 | 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m
    Enjoy a delectable brunch by Atria's and visits from feathered friends! Call 412-258-9445 to book.

 

Find one-of-a-kind items and gifts in our Gift Shops:

  • Local art inspired by our birds - Back by popular demand, local artists and makers will create one-of-a-kind pieces featuring the National Aviary's most popular animals. Visit our Gift Shop to pick them up today!


  • Sloth Lovers Experience - Three immersive ways to get up-close to the National Aviary's three sloths!