Have you met the new macaw near the Flight Connection aviary? Rainbow the blue-and-gold macaw recently moved from a behind-the-scenes aviary to a habitat next to our resident cockatoo. Long-time Zoo fans might remember Rainbow… more ›
Chelsey Wieduwilt, Volunteer Writer
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Bird Nests: Small in Stature, Mighty in Worth Remarkably engineered through complex design and composed of a wide variety of nature’s best building tools (everything from mud and twigs to leaves and fur),… more ›
Have you ever noticed the pair of white-cheeked turacos in our Flight Connection aviary? These birds are native to northeastern Africa where they live in highland forests. They have a short crest of… more ›
This morning we invite you to relax, enjoy the weather, and preen your feathers. Our Flight Connection aviary is home to three of these vulnerable southern bald ibises who are native to southern… more ›
The trumpeter hornbill chicks have fledged the nest! In early August three hornbill chicks left their log nest along with their mom, Nancy. This video shows the progression of Nancy and the chicks… more ›
Golden-breasted starlings have very bright, light-colored eyes that are sure to catch your attention! This unique eye color combined with their arched brows makes it look like they have some wild expressions!
Two of the newer members of our South American aviary are a pair of silver-beaked tanagers. These birds are native to the Amazon and lay bright green-blue eggs with black-brown speckles. When the… more ›