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Address: 1708 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone Number: +1 941-388-3010
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Description: Bird rescue, rehabilitation, and release. Birds that are not releasable...
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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Wow! Nice surprise while visiting Mote Aquarium!

This attraction is located right along the walk between the two main Mote Aquarium buildings. I believe prices were $8 adult and $5 for children (this was a discounted price if... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Minneapolis, MN
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Minneapolis, MN
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178 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This attraction is located right along the walk between the two main Mote Aquarium buildings. I believe prices were $8 adult and $5 for children (this was a discounted price if you were visiting Mote that day) with free parking. For $13 my daughter and I had a great time. We were surprised how many different birds there were (dozens... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Right near Mote Marine and is a bit smelly but I loved seeing the different birds up close. Some were injured so thankful for this place and hoping many can rehab and fly away someday.

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York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Separate from the admission of the aquarium, but well worth the admission. Free parking. They have a variety of birds that need rehabilitation and help. It is neat to learn about them and how to prevent other birds from being injured.

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Lorida, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

The girl at the counter said this place is usually just an afterthought compared to the Mote Lab, but it's worth a visit on its own! They rescue, rehabilitate and release wild birds, and when they can't be released due to their injuries, they give them a permanent home at the sanctuary. When you walk through, they give you a... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

This rehab center has only gotten better and better. From its origins as "The Pelican Man" rescue, it has seem some serious growth and renovation. I was lucky to get a "behind the scenes" tour some time ago which included a tiptoe through the infirmary area and it was just amazing to see what is being done there - but... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Save our Seabirds is a wonderful sanctuary for wild birds that can no longer be released back into the wild. It's a great experience for children and adults to see and learn about the Suncoast's native bird population, and what to do should you come across an injured bird. The facility is clean, well run, and a lovely haven for... More 

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Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Nice place to visit after checking out the MOTE aquarium .. has a large variety of birds that have been injured in the wild .. they take care of them and release the ones that can survive and shelter the ones that can no longer survive in the wild

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Humble, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We visited Save Our Seabirds for the second time this past April. They are in the same location where The Pelican Man used to be. They help injured birds, and take in the ones that cannot be released back into the wild because of the severity of their injuries. There is an entrance fee, but you get a discount if... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This site is between the mote aquarium and the walk to the manatee sea turtle building. It has many birds and I regret having to skip this. I think this is a good site to visit

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Sarasota, Florida
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Last year we had a distressed Hawk in our neighborhood. When we called the Seabirds the send someone out very quickly. We helped to capture the bird, (that was a little work), and they took it to the Save the Seabirds for rehab. Two days later we visited the Seabirds over near the Mote Marine to see how the Hawk... More 

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Address: 1708 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone Number: +1 941-388-3010
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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