The Migratory Bird Treaty Act provides that it is unlawful to pursue, hunt, take, capture or kill; attempt to take, capture or kill; possess, offer to or sell, barter, purchase, deliver or cause to be shipped, exported, imported, carried or received any migratory bird, part, nest, egg or product, manufactured or not.  For more information on the Act and bird species protected by it, review the regulations and policies page by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Bird Species Directory

The Alaska Zoo is proud to provide a homes for injured and non-releasable birds. These species reside at the zoo:

Bald Eagle

Black-billed Magpie

Boreal Owl

Common Raven

Golden Eagle

Great Gray Owl

Great Horned Owl


Northern Goshawk

Northern Hawk Owl

Northwestern Crow

Peregrine Falcon

Red-tailed Hawk

Short-eared Owl

Snowy Owl

Trumpeter Swan