Do you know the story of the Tree of Life? In the Parque das Aves you can find the representation of this legendary tree from norse mythology which provides a lesson about human ambition and the preservation of nature.
The current space of the Baby Bird Room of the Parque das Aves was created in 2009 and recently expanded, with the inclusion of a new area that allows visitors to observe closely the feeding moments of the animals, as well as all other care directed to the babies. In this new area there is a variety of information related to care of the babies, including a video, as well as the possibility of interacting directly with the carers during the feeding moments.
The Atlantic Rainforest is a dense forest, humid and with big biodiversity. It covers the entire area of the Iguassu National Park. Many species of birds live in the different layers of this amazing biome. Come and meet the curassows looking for fruits and insects on the ground, the jays and thrushes singing on the branches and the piping-guans watching everything from the treetops.
The Aviary of River and Mangrove Birds houses birds adapted to an aquatic environment, such as scarlet ibis and egrets, in addition to toucans, red-legged seriemas and many other species.
Did you know that birds are closely related to reptiles in evolutionary terms? So that you can learn a little more about this group, the Parque das Aves has put together a stimulating habitat where you can observe some of the amazing reptiles of Brazilian’s fauna, such as boas, iguanas, alligators and the fearsome Anaconda.
The Harpy eagle, with its majestic stance and unmatched strength, is the most powerful bird of prey in the world. It lives in the treetops of the dense forest from Southern Mexico to the Northeast of Argentina. In the Parque das Aves you find the largest aviary for breeding of harpy eagles on display in the world.
In Brazil live many species of macaws and you can meet many of them here in the Parque das Aves. Immerse yourself in a dawn of colours created by several species of macaws and parrots in this walk-through aviary, in which you can feel very closely the presence of birds flying around you.
The owls are the lords of the night and more than 20 species can be found in Brazil flying around after the sunset. In the Parque das Aves you can observe some of these wonderful species in broad daylight.
The Parque das Aves is one of the few places where you can be face to face with the cassowary, a solitary and territorial bird that, when provoked, can become extremely aggressive, which has earned it the title of "the world's most dangerous bird" in the Guinness Book of Records.
In the Encounter with Macaws, the visitor will be surrounded by macaws, in their natural habitat, being able to experience very closely the sensations and feelings of this incredible opportunity.
And Parque das Aves offers the visitors, free of charge, the possibility of taking their own photos of the experience, while at the same time campaigning to protect the Atlantic Rainforest, a biome almost completely devastated (leaving only 8.5% of its original area), where 72% of the Brazilian population lives (see more here).
After a lovely tour, there is nothing better than sitting in a pleasant environment and enjoying a delicious meal. The Restaurant at the Parque das Aves has a fantastic view of the Lake of Flamingos, where the birds continue to amaze all visitors.