Your health and safety is our utmost concern. That’s why the National Aviary has been closely monitoring the evolving situation with COVID-19 (Coronavirus). While there is no known threat of COVID-19 at the National Aviary, out of an abundance of caution, the National Aviary will be closed beginning Saturday, March 14 through at least March 31. During this time, dedicated staff will continue to care for the animals at the National Aviary. Status updates can be found here, on the National Aviary’s website.

Your health and safety is our utmost concern. That’s why the National Aviary has been closely monitoring the evolving situation with COVID-19 (Coronavirus). While there is no known threat of COVID-19 at the National Aviary, out of an abundance of caution, the National Aviary will be closed beginning Saturday, March 14 through at least March 31. During this time, dedicated staff will continue to care for the animals at the National Aviary. Status updates can be found here, on the National Aviary’s website.

Emergency Care Efforts

Give Our Birds a Gift!

The COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented time for the National Aviary. Rest assured, the birds and mammals at the National Aviary are safe and healthy, and will continue to have dedicated care from the essential staff involved in their daily wellness. We must continue doing the best we can to provide excellent care to our animals, deliver our mission, and be a leader in conservation education, endangered bird breeding, and expert veterinary care.

We are asking for your support. Your donation is tax deductible and helps keep our animal commissary stocked with tasty food, provide engaging activities for our birds, and supply other useful items that help us accomplish our mission. Donations will go toward our general operating fund to be used for areas of greatest need.

It’s easy to make a gift online using our donation page:

  • Browse the list of items below to find a gift to give
  • Visit our donation page by clicking below or using the link to the left of this page
  • Enter your contact information and the gift amount
  • Feel better knowing your donation is very much appreciated

 

DONATE NOW 

 

Gifts for Our Birds:

  • $10 - 5 water dishes 
  • $10 - 5 frozen rats
  • $10 - 1,000 crickets
  • $15 - 5 papayas
  • $15 - 1,000 super worms
  • $19 - Leaf skimmer for our penguin pool 
  • $20 - Medium puzzle for the parrots 
  • $20 - Floating activity for the penguins
  • $21 - Case of bananas
  • $25  - Single day of fish for the birds
  • $36 - Case of apples
  • $36 - 20 lbs. of bird pellet
  • $45 - 10 lbs. of blueberries
  • $55 - 100 frozen mice for our birds of prey 
  • $60 - Large puzzle for the parrots
  • $60 - Raptor handling glove
  • $100 - 1,000 live minnows for our wetlands birds 

While we appreciate your generosity, we can only accept monetary donations at this time. Please do not bring in or mail actual gift items. Any gift items brought in person or mailed to the National Aviary will not be accepted.