Adopt-A-Bird

Symbolically Adopt Your Favorite Bird!

Join in all the fun by symbolically adopting some of your favorite rainbow-hued species during the National Aviary’s summer season: Colors in Flight!

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Limited Time Only: Featured Symbolic Adoptions

TWO African Penguin Juveniles

Marijo, the Andean Condor, at the National Aviary looking directly into the camera.

Andean Condor Juvenile

A Northern Saw-whet Owl

Northern Saw-whet Owl

Symbolically Adopt Aurora, the Steller’s Sea Eagle!

A Steller's Sea Eagle perched on a branch

Aurora Adopters will receive:

  • An exclusive high-resolution photo of the female Steller’s
  • An exclusive magnet featuring the female Steller’s
  • One free National Aviary admission pass to visit
  • A Steller’s fact sheet
  • An adoption certificate

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Seasonal Species: Colors in Flight!

Rainbow Lorikeet perched on a branch

Rainbow Lorikeet

Scarlet Macaw

Victoria Crowned Pigeon perched on a branch

Victoria Crowned Pigeon

Other Adoptable Species

Always available for symbolic adoption! Pick from some of our most popular birds at an adoption level that’s right for you.

An African Penguin swimming underwater

African Penguin

American Flamingo preening itself

American Flamingo

Andean Condor Adult

Headshot of a Barred Owl

Barred Owl

A Brown Pelican on a branch

Brown Pelican

An Eurasian Eagle Owl

Eurasian Eagle-Owl

Eastern Screech-Owl

Eastern Screech-Owl

Hyacinth Macaw perched on a branch

Hyacinth Macaw

A Linnaeus's Two-toed Sloth hanging upside down on a branch

Linnaeus’s Two-toed Sloth

All proceeds from Adopt-A-Bird go directly to support animal care efforts at the National Aviary. You can’t go wrong with this unique gift only available at the National Aviary. Digital and print options available!

Adopt-A-Bird mailed packages will be prepared and mailed within 14 days. For a quicker delivery, you may choose the digital option and receive your digital package within 3 business days.

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