The National Zoo is home to hundreds of birds from all over the world. Since birds are an integral part of virtually every ecosystem, it's not surprising that birds are all over the Zoo, too, as residents and visitors.
A pair of wild red-shouldered hawks have built their nest by the Bird House. more
Wild black-crowned night-herons have returned to their nesting colony around the Bird House. more
The majority of the Zoo's birds live in the beautiful, sanctuary-like Bird House but birds are also scattered throughout other exhibits.
Many wild birds also call the Zoo home, find out which wild birds have been seen at the National Zoo.