News from Tracy Aviary

Check out our Guam Kingfisher!

What makes the Guam Kingfisher so special? Perhaps it is because they are, like many other species, extinct in the wild...

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What is Project Broadtail?

Help estimate the population status and distribution of Broad-tailed hummingbirds in Salt Lake county!

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I've Found a Baby Bird, What Do I Do?!

It is spring time and that means there are a lot of baby birds all around us! What should you do if you find one?

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Online shopping for the birds!

Amazon makes it easy for you to give to Tracy Aviary, proving that online shopping really is for the birds!

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One aviarian's thoughts on gratitude

Tim Brown, Executive Director of Tracy Aviary shares his thoughts on all we have to be grateful for this holiday season. 

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Celebrate fall migration with us

Migration Libations is an intimate event hosted by Market Street Oyster Bar & Grill to celebrate the fall migration season & help Tracy Aviary feather our nest for the future. 

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A very rare species

Tracy Aviary volunteers are a very rare species and a vital component of our success. We're celebrating volunteers with 20+ hours of service on November 13th. 

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Making memories at Breakfast with the Birds 2014

 Breakfast with the Birds is a great way to spend one of the last Saturdays of summer and help support education programs at Tracy Aviary, but don't just take out word for it...

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Holy Enrichment!

Special thanks go to National Charity League for making some AMAZING toys for our playful parrots!  Check out these fun photos of our Bird Show Stars enjoying their haul.

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Pink Solar Trees are Making Us Green

Have you seen the pink solar trees at our Flamingo Pond?  How could you miss them?  They're about 20 feet tall and are just as green as they are pink.

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Bufflehead Ducklings: Just 1 Day Old!

We are excited to announce our Bufflehead ducklings!  This is the first time Tracy Aviary has had Bufflehead chicks on exhibit.  They grow fast, so come see them soon!

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Avian Adventure Summer Camps

Avian Adventure Summer Camps are now open for registration!  Week-long camps start June 8th and run through August, and are for Avian Adventurers in grades K-5th.  Check out all of the amazing opportunities for fun this summer!

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Share the Love!: Love UT Give UT 2015

Share the LOVE with your favorite birds and Tracy Aviary on Thursday, March 26th during Love Utah Give Utah, a state-wide online day of giving!

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Horticulture at Tracy Aviary

Tracy Aviary fosters caring for the natural world, enriching and transforming lives through our connection with birds and plants.

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Working with Great Green Macaws in Costa Rica

We support the conservation of great green macaws (Ara ambiguuus) through the conservation station. In September of this year Helen had the opportunity to visit Costa Rica, and work with the biologists of the project and other volunteers. 

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Capturing and Banding Burrowing Owls on Antelope Island

Staff members from Tracy Aviary Aviculture and Bird Programs departments recently participated in a conservation fieldwork study of burrowing owls (Athene cunicularia) on Antelope Island State Park.

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Mist Netting in Red Butte Canyon

In the summer of 2013, Tracy Aviary began participating in mist-netting and banding efforts directed by Dr. Cagan Sekercioglu of the University of Utah’s Department of Biology.

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Conservation of Snowy Plovers in Ceuta Bay

In January of 2013, Jennifer Evans, Curator of Exhibit Collections, traveled to Mexico through the Staff Field Conservation Grant awarded by Tracy Aviary’s Conservation Program.

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Caribbean Flamingo Wildlife Research Expedition in Yucatan, Mexico

The immediate goal of this research expedition is to improve captive management for flamingos and to assess the health of the wild population living in the Reserva de la Biosfera Ria Lagartos, with an ultimate goal of supporting their conservation.

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