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World Center For Birds of Prey

Address: 5668 West Flying Hawk Lane, Boise, ID 83709
Phone Number: 208 362 8687
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Ranked #3 of 71 Attractions in Boise
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Activities: Birdwatching
Owner description: Experience birds of prey eye-to-eye and explore the mysteries of their flight, survival, and...
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Activities: Birdwatching
Hours:
Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Owner description: Experience birds of prey eye-to-eye and explore the mysteries of their flight, survival, and relationship with humans. Live bird demonstrations and falconry heritage tours complement hands-on exhibits for all ages. Enjoy panoramic views of the Treasure Valley from the interpretive trail and gazebo, or browse the gift shop. Admissions and purchases support conservation programs worldwide.

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Eagle, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

The Peregrine Fund is one of the finest conservation organizations to be found and their World Center for Birds of Prey is a must see for local residents or anyone visiting who has some time for a unique experience. The work done at the Center is making a real difference on a global level through their studying, breeding and promoting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

If your visiting the Boise area, the Birds of Prey is a must stop! Wonderful birds and interactive displays. Great information on the conservation activities. Don't miss this!

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Nampa, Idaho
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15 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We have made several trips to this location and have yearly membership to support them. It's especially fun in the fall when they have their flight demonstrations. They bring a few individuals out and allow us to see some of the flight and other behaviors that are natural to the species. It is also interesting to see other live species... More 

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Port Angeles, WA
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21 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

A little known place that is a world center for endangered birds of prey. The staff and volunteers make sure you enjoy your visit and are happy to answer questions. Who knew falconry was still practiced? Now I do! Fun for families

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San Antonio, Texas
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39 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

On the edge of town. This is a short visit with a guided tour and a self tour. It is an up close opportunity to see these incredible birds and learn about the history of humans and birds working together to hunt.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

This is a wonderful place to visit and learn about all types of raptors. A rare chance at seeing California Condors. Great work being done to educate people about raptors and their importance.

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

People from all over the world visit here, and you should too! Closed on Mondays during the winter, and close at 4 pm, then during spring & summer, they close at 5. Check their website for hours to be current. They have four bird presentations a day where a handler brings out a raptor and talks about that bird. There... More 

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We enjoyed the displays and attended one of the live bird programs which was well done. The center is well done and informative.

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Newcastle, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Very well designed and extremely helpful staff, including the many volunteers. Very educational. Try to get there early so that yo duo not miss any of the free flight displays.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

The Asian Eagle Owl was displayed when we were there, at a little out door amphitheater. It was big! It flew from spot to spot and onto the handlers glove, and she brought it around the audience close enough to touch, very impressive. We spent a couple of hours and could have even used more time. There is one large... More 

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