Outdoor Birdwatching Classes!

The National Aviary offers in-person birdwatching outings, ecotourism trips, and a variety of engaging classes for people of all skill levels!


Birdwatching Kayak Tour with L.L. Bean

White-crested Laughingthrush perched on a branch

Meet up with a National Aviary expert for an outdoor birdwatching experience with L.L. Bean! Participants must be 8 years or older; under 18 must be accompanied by a registered adult companion.

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Hawaiian Adventure with the National Aviary and AAA Travel!

A Green Singing Finch perched on a branch

Aloha! Start your Hawaiian vacation by exploring a place unlike anywhere else in the United States! Take in mesmerizing sights and enjoy places like Maui, The Big Island, and O’ahu. Visit Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and O’ahu’s rainforest for birdwatching opportunities, including shorebirds and seabirds, like Pacific Golden-Plovers and White Terns.

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Kidsburgh’s 2023 big guide to summer camps in Pittsburgh and the region | Kidsburgh

The National Aviary summer camps are superhero-themed and focus on the amazing adaptations that birds possess.

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7 Adorable Proposal Stories – & What We Can Learn From Them | DatingNews.com

On one particular occasion, the National Aviary was able to pull off a grand proposal that included penguins playing as the true love masterminds behind it all.

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Feed A Sloth At National Aviary In Pennsylvania For An Adorable Adventure | Only in Your State

Explore the National Aviary in Pittsburgh, a family-friendly destination that’s home to countless birds and a few mammals – from penguins and bald eagles to sloths.

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How Are Visitors — And Birds — Reacting To The National Aviary’s New Wetlands? | Pittsburgh Magazine

Four months after the National Aviary opened its $3 million renovated Wetlands exhibit, the space is getting high marks — not only from visitors, but also from the birds.

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