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The National Aviary offers a variety of daily activities for an incredible visitor experience. View an insightful feeding, watch birds soar over the audience during a live bird show, or get up close with your favorite species during an Animal Encounter!

Summer Camp…For Adults!

Feel like a kid again at the National Aviary! Go behind the scenes to see what it takes to care for the more than 500 birds and animals!

Sloth Birthday Celebration

A party fit for a sloth! Help the Linnaeus's Two-toed Sloths that call the Aviary home celebrate their birthdays with a Sloth Birthday Celebration!

Hike-A-Thon Presented by UPMC Health Plan

Hike. Bike. Explore. Anywhere. Join us for the third annual National Aviary Hike-A-Thon Presented by UPMC Health Plan. In 2021, hundreds of participants from more than a dozen states logged thousands of miles while raising money for the critical conservation efforts of the National Aviary. Last year was an even bigger success and we invite you to commit to the challenge again!

Oktoberfest Brunch

Prost! Join the National Aviary for an Oktoberfest inspired brunch. Aviary admission included; seatings at 11 am & 12:30 pm.

Early Childhood Mornings

Experience a fun and engaging morning with art activities, sensory play, and books to read at the National Aviary.

Early Childhood Mornings

Experience a fun and engaging morning with art activities, sensory play, and books to read at the National Aviary.

Falconry: the Sport of Kings

National Aviary

Join the National Aviary's licensed falconer, Cathy Schlott, to discover the rich history and modern day practices behind this unique sport.

Birding Expedition

Birding Expedition | Sunday, September 24 | 8:30 am - 11:30 am | Members: $50; Non-Members: $55 Meet up with a National Aviary expert for a morning of birdwatching. Hone...

International African Penguin Awareness Day

African Penguin Awareness Day is a celebration of all things African Penguin - wear your best black and white outfit and join us as we try our own Penguin Waddle through the National Aviary.

Member Morning

Member Morning | October 21 | 9 am - 10 am | Space is limited, reservations are free National Aviary Members are welcomed to light refreshments, an owl greeter, Smiley...

In The News

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Juvenile African Penguin at National Aviary receives new name inspired by love story | WPXI

A juvenile African Penguin that joined the National Aviary flock in October has received a new name.

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Their “Kids” Will Return to the Wild | Outside My Window

Two Guam kingfisher chicks hatched at the National Aviary began their journey back to the wild.

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Threatened with Extinction, Rare Birds Get Flight Upgrade at PIT | Blue Sky News

Guam kingfisher chicks catch Delta flight, prepare for reentry into wild thanks to National Aviary.

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Party in July with the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden, National Aviary and Vintage Grand Prix | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A Night in the Tropics: Island Oasis to benefit the National Aviary on the North Side. There will be food and drinks from 19 area businesses and live entertainment by No Bad JuJu, Mariachi by Miguel, Guaracha and Marlon’s Dancers.

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How you can see Red the Macaw at the National Aviary in Pittsburgh | CBS News

The National Aivary's Avian Medicine program is providing cutting-edge care to our feathered friends, including Red the Macaw. She was here with Dr. Pilar Fish, the senior director of advancement in avian medicine at the National Aviary.

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