Offering a natural environment with ample development opportunities for the eagles and other birds of prey that call the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Eagle Aviary home is one of the staff’s top priorities. Mindful approaches to both the design and implementation of the aviary’s enclosures keeps the birds in shape, both mentally and physically.
The CPN Eagle Aviary offers a permanent home to eagles rescued from the wild that have been injured and cannot be rehabilitated and released. While only a handful of Native American aviaries exist in the U.S., this facility is the first of its kind to incorporate culturally significant elements into the facility design.
The aviary is also home to several birds of prey outside of eagles, including an augur buzzard named Nikan, which translates as friend in Potawatomi.
Tours of the aviary are available Thursday through Saturday, by appointment only. We recommend booking at least 3 months in advance.