Cathy Shlott, Curator and Manager of Animal Training at the Pittsburgh National Aviary holds, Nigel, an Australian Laughing Kookaburra
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Photo by Neil Strebig

Cathy Shlott, Curator and Manager of Animal Training at the Pittsburgh National Aviary holds, Nigel, an Australian Laughing Kookaburra.

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By Neil Strebig

The Pittsburgh Avairy will open its newest show, “Nature’s Voice,” this Friday, Jan. 8, to the public. The show will feature six birds including a pair of Burrowing Owls that were hatched and raised at the Pittsburgh Aviary in Allegheny Center, a Palm-nut Vulture, a Laughing Kookaburra, a Harris Hawk, Silver Gulls and a Eurasian Eagle-owl. “Nature’s Voice” will have two daily showtimes at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.. Tickets are $5 in addition to general admission.

Avairy Nature's Voice Burrowing Owl
Denver, a Burrowing Owl native to North America is shown coming out of his exhibit
Cathy Schlott holds Severus, a 20-year-old palm-nut vulture during the Nature’s Voice exhibit. Severus is one of only four palm-nut vultures audiences can see in captivity.

Photos by Neil Strebig

Neil Strebig is a Northsider and student intern attending Point Park University.