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Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary

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Address: 18328 Gulf Blvd, Indian Shores, FL FL 33785
Phone Number: 727-391-6211
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Activities: Birdwatching, Viewing wildlife
Description: Largest bird hospital in the U.S.

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Small but busy!!

The area is very small along the beach with minimal parking, but there are a variety of birds both in cages and not. Easy to get lots of close up shots of the birds and staff is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
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Whidbey Island, Washington
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

The area is very small along the beach with minimal parking, but there are a variety of birds both in cages and not. Easy to get lots of close up shots of the birds and staff is very helpful in answering questions. If you are in the area, it is worth stopping. Any non birders can just go to the... More 

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Indian Shores, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

If you are a Bird Lover You will thoroughly enjoy this place. A non profit organization run mostly by volunteers doing their best to serve the Bird Community. Also located directly on the ocean and you can enjoy a walk on the sand following your walk amongst the Birds. A Hidden Gem! Help Donate for a Great Cause

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

just a pleasant walk through the birds cages donation only and the staff was helpful right on the water nice deck out back on the beach

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Lots of different species to see. Birds walking and flying around freely. Staff very friendly and helpful. Its FREE! Donations accepted.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We just happened upon this place as we were walking the beach. Lot's of very interesting friendly birds. Needs to be cleaned up a little. I know it's difficult with all the birds though. Please donate here since it's free to walk through!

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wisconsin
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We came across the sanctuary while walking the beach. Free admission, just make a donation. So many native birds that are being cared for in this sanctuary. Just a fun stop while out walking. Also accessible from Gulf Blvd.

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Chicago, Illinois
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Great work being done here and really cool to see the birds, although yes- slightly smelly. Not anything flashy but you can tell their funds are going to the right thing. Definitely deserves a visit and a donation. Could spend longer in the education aspect with adults only or children that are a bit older. With young ones, maybe about... More 

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Beloit, WI
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Enjoyed our visit here. We came at feeding time and it was interesting to watch. Don't come here if you're afraid to get pooped on. It's entirely possible that one of the birds in the trees will find you!

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Waterloo, Iowa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Got to see a lot of local birds. We watched them feeding and we walked among a lot of the birds. It was a very good place to visit.

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Georgian Bay, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

This is worth the visit. No fee, up close to the birds in their own environment. Sometimes right beside you, pelicans aren't shy. Go, see, make a donation. It was fun.

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