Animals

Birds

A beautiful place to view our native, non-releasable birds is in our 4,000-square-foot walk-through aviary. Our aviary is home to approximately two dozen birds. The most obvious distinguishing feature of birds is their feathers. Birds take care of their feathers, preening daily to clean them and keep them flexible. Feathers insulate a bird’s body, helping it maintain its body temperature. Feathers are lightweight and strong, and generate lift and thrust so birds can fly.