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Save Our Seabirds

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1708 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34236-1000
+1 941-388-3010
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Please make this stop when visiting the Mote Aquarium

This venue is adjacent to the parking lot for the Mote Aquarium. It is a non-profit and not... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Rodan46
Great experience

This used to be called The Pelican Man as it was started by a gentleman who rescued pelicans. It... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
abbykat99
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Bird rescue, rehabilitation, and release. Birds that are not releasable are given permanent homes in our Wild Bird Learning Center, where you can see up to 250 birds of 30 different species up close and personal every day. Family Friendly Pricing of $6 for adults, $4 for children age 4 to 12. Educational tours available upon prior request. (Former site of Pelican Man Bird Sanctuary)
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  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“injured birds” (29 reviews)
“sea birds” (57 reviews)
“mote aquarium” (44 reviews)
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1708 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34236-1000
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+1 941-388-3010
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"injured birds"
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"sea birds"
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"mote aquarium"
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"feathered friends"
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"fishing line"
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"bird lovers"
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"wide variety of birds"
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"bird hospital"
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"dedicated staff"
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"on display"
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"money goes"
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"their lives"
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"great place to learn"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This venue is adjacent to the parking lot for the Mote Aquarium. It is a non-profit and not associate with the Mote center. It is a rescue facility for birds that cannot be rehabilitated and released into the wild due to their injuries or because...More

Thank Rodan46
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This used to be called The Pelican Man as it was started by a gentleman who rescued pelicans. It has grown into a seabird sanctuary. You can see many different types of local birds who have been rescued. It is humbling to see how much...More

Thank abbykat99
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We finally were able to visit Save Our Seabirds on our recent trip to Mote Marine. WOW - we are blown away by how awesome this facility is and the great work they do. We came home and purchased a membership online to further support...More

Thank orlandogal22
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a nice hidden gem that you want to take the time to visit. Very informative staff and the exhibits were interesting.

Thank James E
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Reviewed March 29, 2018

After the visit to mote, don’t forget the seabirds. This rescue runs a great small exhibit with a myriad of exotic and indigenous birds.

Thank PLazar
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Reviewed March 23, 2018

This is on the Mote property but NOT part of the Mote - confusing. You get a discount with Mote tickets though. Lovely little tour.

Thank cynssmith
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

This place is a fun little side trip. It doesn't take very long and every visit helps to support the birds. The folks here really work very hard to care for these birds; to rehab and release or to let them live out their lives...More

1  Thank Culturedk9
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Reviewed February 23, 2018

Great little sanctuary. It's nice to see a group take the time to rehabilitate birds and to give those who would not survive on the outside a good quality of life. I did get a discount for having gone through the Aquarium, but even if...More

1  Thank pbwapres
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Reviewed February 14, 2018

This attraction is on the same property as Mote. Although there is a reduced entry fee if you have a Mote ticket, it is not worth the visit. Many of the species we not in their cages, There is an abundance of deferred maintenance and...More

Thank tom646
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Reviewed January 28, 2018

I hate giving a bad review for something that I know has great intentions and is trying to do a really good thing for animals. However, I really think they should fully team up with Mote Marine and be one of their exhibits instead of...More

Thank Luv2TravelNEGirl
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SaveOurSeabirds, General Manager at Save Our Seabirds, responded to this reviewResponded January 29, 2018

Hello Luv2TravelNEGirl, and thank you for your visit and your review. As you may know, Save Our Seabirds is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that is completely separate from Mote Marine Aquarium. We have tried numerous times to partner with Mote to create a single,...More

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Response from TIE T | Reviewed this property |
45 min to an hour. maybe longer if you watch the videos in their outdoor theater. have fun!
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