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B.E.A.K.S. (Bird Emergency Aid and Kare Sanctuary)

12084 Houston Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32226
(904) 251-2473
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Ranked #27 of 97 attractions in Jacksonville
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

This service is wonderful. I want to help beaks. I can do it and know how to generate funds to support this great cause. Cindy is a miracle. I can help with funds and protecting the birds. I believe if more people know about beaks more would be involved with this wonderful cause. scarlett

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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6 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

After seeing reviews about this sanctuary for birds, I called the organization to see about visiting. Visiting is not allowed at this time; she is only a rescue organization for birds. I really don't think this should be on Trip Advisor as you can't go to visit...

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Jacksonville, Florida
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66 reviews 66 reviews
14 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

I was glad to see that BEAKS is still in operation. I visited years ago with my kids and we learned so much about the rescue and care of birds in our area. The staff here are tremendously dedicated to not only caring for our feathered friends, but to educating the public about their protection.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013 via mobile

For many years I have brought injured birds to Miss Cindy never once has she asked for any money in return. I asked her if she ever got any funding from anyone and she said no. this lady has been taking care of injured birds for 30 years I can't believe that there is no funding out there for her... More

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Fleming Island, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

I called BEAKS for help after the neighborhood cat injured 2 fledglings . Cindy immediately returned my phone call at 8:00am in the morning and gave me instructions on how to get the birds and the animal hospital ( Hidden Hills ) that would assist the birds. Cindy said she volunteers her time in between raising 2 young children. Bless... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

I have taken ducks, squirrels, blue jays and have reported distressed wild lift to BEAKS. They respond with care. The environment is amazing, Owls, eagles, turkeys, ostriches and more! I gladly leave a generous donation when I drop off distressed wildlife. They are professional and caring. Visit them you won't be disappointed!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

I recently dropped off a mamed duck that was no longer able to fly. It had lived in my apartment complex for over two years. New management wanted it removed and I knew BEAKS would be the perfect place. Having seen the environment, I know this duck is blessed. I can't thank them enough.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012 via mobile

After rescuing a mature beautiful owl from the middle of the road after being hit by a truck and not knowing really what to do or who I needed to call, I was given Cindy's number. This was around 7:30pm lastnight. She was more than welling to help. We got the owl to her location and Cindy took the owl... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012 via mobile

I had the privilege of speaking with Cindy after helping save an immature bald eagle a couple weekends ago. She is very passionate for what she does. You can hear it in her voice and see it as she handles these birds as if they are her children. She explained to us how this use to be her parents organization,... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012 via mobile

I called last week about a water bird that had some kind of mesh stuff wrapped in and around his beak making it to where he could not do anything to get his fish, when I called Cindy told me well we can't do anything that you wouldn't be able to do and then proceeded to tell me how to... More

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