COVID Information

Timed Ticketing

Book your tickets in advance using our timed ticketing system. Timed tickets with capacity limitations help prevent crowds and help to provide an excellent visitor experience for our guests. Whether you are a member or are purchasing tickets, you must reserve your tickets prior to your visit.

Mask Policy

Out of an abundance of caution and in alliance with CDC guidelines, the National Aviary is reinstating a mask policy for all guests over the age of two, regardless of vaccination status, effective August 6. Date: 8.4.2021

Hand Sanitization

Hand sanitizing stations are widely available throughout the entire facility. Visitors are encouraged to sanitize their hands upon entry, and as often as possible throughout their visit. High-touch points are disinfected frequently.

Cleaning and Disinfecting Practices

We are performing frequent cleaning and disinfection of surfaces throughout the day.

Staff Health

We’re delighted to report that 99% of National Aviary staff are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, helping to protect themselves and others.

Cashless Transactions

We encourage cashless transactions at the Visitor Services Desk, in our gift shop, and at Atria’s. Atria’s Kookaburra Kitchen is  serving drinks and grab-and-go items daily from 11 am to 3 pm. Warm up with a cup of coffee and enjoy a quick light bite in the Atrium.

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KODIAK™ IS HOME: National Aviary Announces the Safe Return of Beloved Steller’s Sea Eagle | National Aviary News

National Aviary officials this morning announced that Kodiak, or Kody, the Steller’s Sea Eagle™, has safely returned to the National Aviary, where he has thrived for 15 years.

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Owl-O-Ween Returns To National Aviary | KDKA - CBS Pittsburgh

The National Aviary’s Owl-O-Ween fall celebration will be back this year.

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National Aviary Celebrates the Mysterious Creatures of Fall with a Family-friendly Event Twilight Treks, and Owl-inspired Art | National Aviary News

Celebrate things that flutter and flap in the night this fall when three beloved fall festivities return to the National Aviary.

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Outstanding CEOs: Cheryl Tracy, National Aviary | Pittsburgh Business Times

Cheryl Tracy is a winner of a 2021 Fox Rothschild Outstanding CEOs and Top Executives award.

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Meet the National Aviary’s “Friends of the Flock” emerging leaders class | Pittsburgh Business Times

Friends of the Flock, an initiative for The National Aviary designed to engage young leaders in the nonprofit’s mission, has 14 new members.

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