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Save Our Seabirds

#25 of 143 things to do in Sarasota Features Animals
1708 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34236-1000
+1 941-388-3010
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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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“injured birds” (26 reviews)
“sea birds” (59 reviews)
“mote aquarium” (40 reviews)
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1708 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34236-1000
+1 941-388-3010
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

This sanctuary provided for injured birds that can't make it in the wild is informative and a great way for an up close look at many different birds. Plus the service this organization does in rescuing, rehabbing (if possible) and releasing injured birds is excellent....More

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

As an animal lover I understand that they are trying to give these birds a home but the place looks more rundown and in need of better environments. A piece of paper is all they give you, tells you about the species but not the...More

Thank dmf1982
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Many birds to see and talk with! Why they are there is unfortunate, but they are being taken care of and rehabilitated. You can choose to purchase a brick with a personal message that they will add to the grounds and the money goes towards...More

Thank BriannaBriannaJ
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Stop in while at Mote, or make it a destination while at the beach. Many of the bird species that you see flying by will be right up close as they rehab to get back out in the wild.

Thank cararro
Reviewed 27 January 2017

We chose to go in after an afternoon at the Mote Aquarium as this place is midway between both Aquarium buildings. Did not know as we entered that most of the birds inside had suffered some sort of injury and were recovering, some to never...More

Thank paho312
Reviewed 25 January 2017

I've not been a bird person - but based on a recommendation made the visit - and the three of us were glad we did. The center has a wide variety of birds mostly rescued due to health issues (some were dropped off by owners)...More

Thank Bill W
Reviewed 5 January 2017

This is next door to the Mote Aquarium. Your Mote Aquarium ticket will get you 50% discount to this venue. The exhibits are well cared for. The birds, especially the owls, are charming, clean and educational. The birds are well cared for and the parrots...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Great place to learn about the rescue of injured or abandoned birds from Florida. The stories of the individual birds was real interesting.

Thank Walt H
Reviewed 29 December 2016

This is a fabulous operation and very often overlooked as a place to visit. I love ambling among the survivors. The birds on display are the ones that cannot be released back into the wild because of the nature of their injuries. There are hundreds...More

Thank flowercam
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

We wanted to avoid the crowds with the aquarium and do something different. This place fit the bill. They rehab injured birds and house birds that are too injured to return to the wild on their own. They have a wide variety and it's very...More

Thank David C
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