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Bird City

#4 of 6 things to do in Avery Island Features Animals
Avery Island, LA 70513
+1 337-369-6243
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We loved Bird City. Such a beautiful lagoon So many birds nesting on the piers, platforms, and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile
Get out of the car and view it!

Part of the Jungle Gardens tour at Avery Island and it houses a large egret (breeding), alligator... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
The Netherlands
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Seasonal sanctuary for a variety of birds such as herons and snowy egrets.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Avery Island, LA 70513
+1 337-369-6243
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved Bird City. Such a beautiful lagoon So many birds nesting on the piers, platforms, and trees. Great for photographic opportunities. We observed other wildlife, including turtles. The walk to the sanctuary is beautiful.

Thank albebuc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Part of the Jungle Gardens tour at Avery Island and it houses a large egret (breeding), alligator and turtle population. Walk to the platform and watch in silence: beautiful!

Thank TTWoman
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

It changes with the seasons but in the spring everything is alive and vibrant. The sights the smells ! It awesome. Its a part of the garden so you pay the fee at the entrance. You'll have to walk a little to get to the...More

Thank roncalilove11
Reviewed 10 June 2017

great place to see the birds gaters turtles and just relax and enjoy the surroundings very cool to see

Thank paulgX5110FQ
Reviewed 29 May 2017

A short walk down from a parking area brings you to a nesting location constructed for migratory birds above the water so they are safe from predators. The day we were there hundreds of egrets were in the area and treated us to a spectacular...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Easy walk down to see thousands of birds roosting over the water. We saw an alligator swimming in the lake.

Thank tangojohnDallas
Reviewed 8 May 2017

There were hundreds of cranes in residence and raising their young when I visited. It's amazing to think about how many migratory birds cross the US routinely--you get a sense of their volumes when you see such a large roost all in one place together.

Thank travelerS_Korea
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

We all liked this place. It's just amazing how good job do the people do here to take care of this place with its birds and animals and trees. The birds have a special place on a little pond. They live here and raise their...More

Thank Bella D
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Truly a wow factor experience for animal and nature lovers. I have never seen so many of those huge white birds in one place before, much less in nests. They have all sorts of strange and cool behaviors when nesting. I was also surprised to...More

Thank 3Ammn
Reviewed 3 May 2017

After a visit to the interesting yet touristy Tabasco Factory on Avery Island, we went to the nature area of the island to take the 3 mile drive and to see Bird City. There is an app available online that we plugged into the blue...More

Thank traveldog007
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3 July 2017|
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Response from travelerS_Korea | Reviewed this property |
If you have good quality binoculars you can probably see about as much from the road as you would if you were on the platform near the lake. You aren't really close to the birds even on the lakeside platform, and mostly... More
Jerome H
25 April 2017|
Response from jald555 |
Everywhere. Wherever there wings will carry them.