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World Center For Birds of Prey

5668 West Flying Hawk Lane, Boise, ID 83709
208 362 8687
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Ranked #4 of 86 Attractions in Boise
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Activities: Birdwatching
Traveler Description:  The Peregrine Fund's World Center for Birds of Prey: Experience birds of prey eye-to-eye and explore the mysteries of their flight, survival, and... more »
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English first
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

It is not a huge place so you can see fairly quickly or as slow as you want. Make sure when you go to see the bird showing. We got to see an almogado falcon. She was beautiful.

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
17 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I would highly recommend that everyone visit this facility! Such neat birds to see and so much to learn. Boise is lucky to have the World Center for Birds of Prey in it's backyard!!

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Georgia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I thought this place might be interesting but I did not know how much I did not know about birds of prey. This facility is one of the best tours in the country but it is in a remote place. The amount of personal guidance and information is amazing. The tour includes demonstrations with static bird handling. Live outdoor presentations... More

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Downey, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I liked all the birds they had...bald eagles were amazing...my grandson who is 6 had an awesome time ... I disliked the hot weather

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Chicago
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116 reviews 116 reviews
66 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Located 20 minutes southwest of downtown, this is an absolutely spectacular site. It appears that during certain times of the season, the birds actually are out and about--especially with demonstrations. But when we were there (late summer), most birds were confined to cages and pretty inanimate. There was one short demonstration inside--with a very knowledgeable guide. If you're into birds,... More

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Caifornia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
3 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This place is outside of town and has a small number of displays. However, it is very interesting to see the birds, must of which were busy eating dead things while we were there. There was good education programs available, and I appreciate that they are using the facility to help the birds survive in the wild.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

A great place to learn what is happening to birds of prey. This place is kid friendly and has nice demonstrations.

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San Francisco, CA
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53 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

A great place to stop on the way across Idaho. Wonderful to see all the birds, especially the California Condor. Fun and educational. Learn about their valuable bird rescue and breeding efforts. Visited in June 2007.

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Top Contributor
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Birds of Prey is really fascinating and was better than expected. One of our kiddo’s is obsessed with birds so we knew we needed to add this stop to our Boise tour. We got lucky and arrived during a tour so we were able to see the art gallery and the Arab exhibit, and have a volunteer walking the property... More

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North Vancouver, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We were so skeptical as we drove out of town, up a hill and through a subdivision, but suddenly there it was. It was SO worth the meager admission fee, I would have paid more. You get to see well-cared-for, magnificent birds of prey - even get up close and personal during the live presentations. Wish we'd had longer, but... More

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