The Friends of the Aviary is a wonderfully dedicated
volunteer group in Hamilton Ontario, drawn from all walks
of life, devoted to the preservation and
advancement of the Aviary and the care of its birds.
The Aviary holds
a mixed collection of birds. These include
- To maintain a vibrant,
healthy aviary exhibit,
planned and managed
in a practical fashion
by volunteers, which
will attract, educate
and delight visitors,
and be a source of
pride for the City
- To use the
Aviary and its birds as an educational
tool to improve awareness of nature
to the general public.
of outdoor flight area housing
Macaws; outdoor flight areas
are available for public viewing
between 8 a.m. - 8 p.m., May
24th to mid-October.
- To educate volunteers in many aspects of the
care of captive birds.
- large parrots,
- smaller parrots,
- parakeets, (including common pet species, as well as rarer and more exotic),
- plus many species of finches and doves
At present we are not equipped to handle softbills or waterfowl in any numbers, nor do we house birds of prey.