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Birds of Many Feathers

       picture of an owlLocated throughout the Zoo, guests can see more than 100 species of our feathered friends as they perch, preen and chirp. Birds can be found in the following areas:

       Water Fowl Gardens: Just a few feet past the entrance turnstiles, guests can see our beautiful collection of ducks and geese at the Zoo's front entrance pools.

       Oklahoma Trails:  In Oklahoma Trails, guests can see an array of Oklahoma native birds, such as the barn owl and great horned owl in the Nocturnal Building. Our national symbol, the bald eagle, is also proudly perched in the open landscape for guests to see.picture of flamingos

       Island Life: Guests are greeted by the always-elegant flock of Caribbean flamingo.

       Dan Moran Aviary: The DMA is a small, tropical aviary that allows guests to get up close and personal with birds from around the world.

       Sam Moore Bird Gardens: At this outdoor viewing opportunity, guests can see some of our wintry, hearty birds, such as the colorful magpies.

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       Pachyderm Building: More birds can be seen in the Pachyderm Building, such as the Australian Kookaburra and the Tony frog mouth.

Children's Zoo: Chilean flamingos, macaws and lorikeets are some of the birds that adorn the Children's Zoo. Young and old alike can enter the Explorikeet Adventure for hands-on feeding fun from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily, weather permitting. The cost is free to enter and $3 for nectar.



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