Seasonal Shopping

Whether you’re shopping for the animal and nature lover in your life, someone who loves the arts, or the kids on your list, online shopping at the National Aviary is easy and fun. Plus, you can feel good about your spending because your purchases support the National Aviary’s work to save birds and protect their habitats.

Contact-less curbside pickup is available daily before 5 pm! Need a gift right now for a friend, family member, or even for yourself? Shop virtual gifts that can be exchanged from a distance!

New! Online Gift Shop

Need a present you can wrap? Look no further than the National Aviary’s new online shop, stocked with nature-inspired toys and games, books and field guides for bird lovers, and collectable items for the home. Choose shipping or free, contact-less curbside pickup!

Check out a few of our gift shop favorites:

Gifts for the Season

Upgrade your home décor with these nature-inspired items! Decorate Pick up an owl backpack to store your owl change purse or bank. Spend time building a bird-shaped Goldfinch puzzle! Don’t forget to accessorize. These nature-inspired earrings are sure to enhance any outfit!

Get ready for a bird-tastic day! Start your morning with your favorite beverage in a National Aviary thermos. Learn about Eastern region birds with the “Field Guide to Birds Eastern Region” by Donald and Lillian Stokes. Finish your day by building a bird-themed puzzle!

Shop for Virtual Gifts

Need a thoughtful gift that can be exchanged from a distance? We’ve got you covered with instantly gift-able options!

Give a Membership

A National Aviary Traditional Membership provides unlimited free admission to the National Aviary for a year, discounts on Animal Encounters, member-only events, and more!

NEW! Virtual Membership

Get exclusive access to fun, online content, an adorable reusable window cling, access to our Aviary Insider Tour, and exclusive discounts with a Virtual Membership.


Symbolic adoptions are fun to give and to receive! Choose among some of our most popular animals, like an Eurasian Eagle-Owl or an American Flamingo. With multiple adoption levels available, you can give a unique gift that gives back — proceeds from Adopt-A-Bird directly support animal care efforts at the National Aviary.

The Gift of an Unforgettable Experience

Give the gift of memories this year with an Animal Encounter! For the adult animal lovers in your life: Hand-feed a colony of penguins, or hang out with a sloth. Photo taken prior to 2020.

A woman, a young boy and girl, smiling at an African Penguin that is standing on a table

And don’t forget the young animal lovers in your life: the Jr. Penguin Encounters offer interactive, educational activities and meet and greets with an African Penguin! Photo taken prior to 2020.

Book a one-of-a-kind animal encounter online, or purchase a gift card for an experience when you call 412-258-9445!

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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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