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Watch an African Penguin Feeding

During a special talk, an expert will help you learn about these endangered seabirds and how your actions can help penguin species while watching these birds enjoy their favorite meal.

Owl Encounter

Learn about the unique adaptations of owls, from their uncanny ability to turn their head almost all the way around, to their exceptional eye sight, and silent flight.

Interactive Penguin Feeding

Waddle to the rocky beach of Penguin Point with a National Aviary aviculturist and participate in an interactive penguin feeding!


Hop over to the National Aviary to celebrate all things spring!

Early Childhood Mornings

Early Childhood Mornings Wednesday, June 7 | 10:30 – 11:30 am | Included with admission Experience a fun and engaging morning with art activities, sensory play, and books to read....

Easter Brunch in The Garden Room

Get excited for a delicious brunch prepared by Atria’s Specialty Catering while enjoying the National Aviary's immersive habitats.

Falcon Encounter

Learn about the fascinating adaptations that make falcons masters of the sky, from their aerodynamic wings to their strong talons, and hooked beaks.

Sloth Encounter

Get up Close to a Linnaeus’s Two-toed Sloth! Learn all about this popular animal from a National Aviary expert—from a favorite foods to how much time they spend upside down!

Jr. Toucan Encounter

Your little one will be amazed at how close they can get to this pint-sized tropical bird! Discover how toucans use their beaks as tools and more.

Habitat Heroes Presented by AAA Travel

Experience the thrill of majestic birds, like a Bald Eagle and Eurasian Eagle-Owl, demonstrating their incredible “superpowers,” or adaptations during Habitat Heroes Presented by AAA Travel!

Wetlands Feeding

Daily at 11:30 am & 2:30pm | Included with Admission Learn all about the species, like Brown Pelicans, Blue-bellied Rollers, Boat-billed Herons, and Black-neck Stilts, that inhabit Wetlands with a...

Sloth Painting + Encounter

In this ultimate sloth-lover’s experience, participants will experience all the fun of our Sloth Encounter AND take home a special keepsake from their experience!

Falcon Encounter

Learn about the fascinating adaptations that make falcons masters of the sky, from their aerodynamic wings to their strong talons, and hooked beaks.

Penguin Encounter

Watch as an African Penguin waddles right up to you! Discover interesting facts and hear stories about the colony from an Aviary expert.

Earth Day Celebration

Connect with nature at the National Aviary during an Earth Day Celebration.

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New African penguin arrives at National Aviary | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A new African penguin is waddling around the National Aviary.

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National Aviary welcomes new penguin to its flock | CBS News

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- The National Aviary welcomed a new African penguin to its flock.

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The National Aviary Announces a New Member of their Flock | Association of Zoos & Aquariums

The National Aviary in Pittsburgh, Pa., has announced the arrival of its newest resident—a female Steller’s sea eagle.

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Contest to name new eagle at National Aviary underway | WPXI

If you’ve ever wanted to name an eagle, the National Aviary is giving you your chance.

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Romance in the air at the National Aviary as new Steller’s Sea Eagle arrives | CBS News

She's big, she's beautiful and she's the newest resident at Pittsburgh's National Aviary.

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