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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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Sorry I had to miss this due to time but.....

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
Sylvia B
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Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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79 reviews 79 reviews
38 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

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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Toronto, Canada
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116 reviews 116 reviews
64 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

The last time I was there one made a donation to help the birds. Now the minimum "Donation" is $10. There have been many improvements & great expansion to accommodate injured birds. However there really is no one to provide information or answer questions

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Anchorage, Alaska, United States
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129 reviews 129 reviews
43 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We did not know what to expect but we're glad that we stopped here. It was very interesting to see all the birds that had been injured but we're doing well now. We especially liked the cockatoo that said Happy Birthday over and over again.

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Buffalo, NY
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90 reviews 90 reviews
25 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We visit here every year while staying in Sarasota. We love our seabirds, and admire how this organization rescues, cares for, and (if possible) release its charges. Many species are held in large, comfortable enclosures. Most impressive are the prosthetic legs provided for the cranes. Fascinating info provided for the various birds. A must-see for bird-lovers.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

I was shocked to see the effort it took to save these birds. They had pink casts or peg legs. I have gone twice to see the birds. It was great for teens and is next to the mote aquarium.

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Buffalo, New York
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We stopped mostly because it was at the Mote Aquarium but left thoroughly impressed. Bird sanctuary with all kinds of birds from pigeons to pelicans. The birds were active and the signs were informative. It takes a little over a hour to walk through that is mostly shady. Kids over 4 will enjoy it. Tickets are half price if you... More 

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Golden Isles of Georgia, Georgia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We really enjoyed our morning visit to SOS. We decided to try this before the aquarium next door. We were not disappointed. Plus, it was cheaper. The wide variety of birds that have been saved is a rare treat to see. Our animal-loving children had a great time seeing and reading about all the birds they'd been seeing in our... More 

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Sarasota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I love owls and this place has the Great Horned, Barn and Screech owls, up close that you can see them. If you're lucky they might hoot. Too bad they're hurt and can never be released back into the wild. Good place to take children to see them up close and to teach a lesson about caring for injured wildlife.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Lots of folk who visited MOTE might pass by here. Don't! Real value for money at $6 and plenty of rescued birds to see. These people are doing a great job.

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