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The National Aviary is still caring for our flock during this temporary closure.

You can support the National Aviary and the animals in our care during these uncertain times.

Donate to our Emergency Care Efforts today.

National Aviary Blogs

Visiting Vulpro 2019

Follow along as National Aviary staff member Jenny Walsh travels to South Africa to team up with Vulpro, a vulture conservation and rescue organization that is leading the way to help protect endangered African vultures, along with supporters like the National Aviary.


Visiting South Africa: Baby Flamingo Rescue - 2019

More than 1,800 baby Lesser Flamingos were abandoned by their parents due to a severe drought at the Kamfers Dam in South Africa in 2019. An emergency evacuation and rehabilitation effort took place to save the helpless chicks. The National Aviary’s Teri Grendzinski was among the first to arrive on the scene to lend her expertise and support in the overwhelming task to save the flamingos. 

 

Visiting Saipan - 2019

Return to Saipan with our National Aviary staff member who blogs about her second trip to the island of Saipan. This trip also features a stopover at the island of Alamagan, establishing populations safe from the threat of the brown tree snake.

 

Visiting Saipan - 2018

Read the National Aviary staff member blog about her travels to the island of Saipan, part of the Northern Marianas Islands, to help translocate the Rufous Fantail and the Golden White-eye. This effort was made as part of the Marianas Avifauna Conservation Project, or “MAC” project.

 

Visiting SANCCOB 2016

Delve into these National Aviary staff blogs, highlighting their experiences working on South African Penguin conservation and education in South Africa. The National Aviary worked alongside SANCCOB, the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds, on this project.