Bird Watching Bus Tours & Trips

Plan an Adventure with Guided Bird Watching Tours

Join National Aviary Ornithologist Bob Mulvihill for these exciting guided tours, perfect for all ages and experience levels!

  • Winter Raptor Survey - January 31 and February 3 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Join the National Aviary for a brand new winter adventure: the Hawk Migration Association’s annual raptor census! You’ll see up to ten different raptors including winter-only species like the Rough-legged Hawk and Northern Shrike. We’ll also visit Goddard State Park to see a Bald Eagle Nest! 
  • Wonderful Waterfowl - March 17 | 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    See hundreds of waterfowl including ducks, grebes, loons, geese and swans at resting and feeding sites. You may see Bald Eagles and Sandhill Cranes too! Stops include Lake Arthur, Conneaut Marsh, and more. 
  • Spring Migration on Presque Isle – May 5 | 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Bob will lead you through one of the most important migration hotspots in Pennsylvania. Birds rest and refuel on Presque Isle before continuing over the Great Lakes to nesting grounds as far as northern Canada and Alaska. This trip coincides with Year of the Bird Global Big Day, an international birding event, and Bob will report every bird you see to the global database!
  • Join the National Aviary in Costa Rica in 2018! - October 13 - 24
    In partnership with AAA Travel, the National Aviary will be hosting a tour to
    Costa Rica in fall 2018. To learn more call Audrey Beichner at 412-258-9463 or email