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Address: 1708 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34236-1000
Phone Number: +1 941-388-3010
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Bird rescue, rehabilitation, and release. Birds that are not releasable are...

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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We did a quick walk through while visiting Mote Marine. The assortment of birds was very interesting and the cockatoos were engaging. Really brightened our day to see these... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Casselberry, Florida
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Casselberry, Florida
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144 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did a quick walk through while visiting Mote Marine. The assortment of birds was very interesting and the cockatoos were engaging. Really brightened our day to see these beautiful birds up close and see the excellent work being done to save and rehabilitate them.

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Moorestown, NJ
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an inexpensive place to visit and they have a number of owls, mccaws and other birds that are not seabirds here.The volunteers here are very helpful and answer questions and get the mccaw type birds engaged.

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Thank HBlack56
Riverhead, New York
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118 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

I was impressed with the cleanliness of this bird hospital/sanctuary. There were many species of birds that had been injured and rehabilitated. There were even a few pet birds whose owners could no longer care for them and they were surrendered to SOS. Many of the birds are released into the wild when they are healed. This organization is not... More 

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Thank ratkins3
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

A great place to visit well worth the time another hidden gem in Sarasota that doesn't get enough attention from the media.

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Thank Ruthann R
Sarasota, Florida
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25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

While visiting the Mote Aquarium, we decided to check out this place next door. There is a separate admission, but it goes toward the work of this organization to help care for water fowl injured by human paraphenalia, especially fishing lines and plastics. On the one hand, it was heart breaking to see these regal and beautiful creatures so injured.... More 

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Thank susanjenks2016
Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

Save our sea birds provides rehab care for all types of birds throughout the year. The goal is to treat and release the animals back into the wild. They use the admissions as well as donations to the organization to provide for the animals. The animals that are on display for you to visit are those who would not survive... More 

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Thank Tom_Expedia_Travel
Salt Lake City, Utah
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24 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

Nice sanctuary for injured birds. Pretty grounds. Helps people be more mindful of their effect on wild birds. We need to be more careful with fishing line! Stop for lunch at the Salty Dog nearby!

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Thank Lori717
North Canton, Ohio
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

We thought this was part of the aquarium admission, but when we realized it wasn't we decided to go anyway. I'm glad we did. My 2 year old loved the birds and it was nice to know the admission was going toward a good cause. If you or your child even remotely likes birds, check it out!

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Thank brimmiek
Randolph, Vermont, United States
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22 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

We support Save Our Seabirds wholeheartedly because there are so many birds that get killed or injured by people being careless and not considering what harm they can do to wildlife.

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Thank Karen S
NYC,NY
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47 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

I'm not an expert on birds, so im not sure if the smells were common, but this placed depressed me.. I understand they save birds, but it was dirty, smelly and the poor birds were saying let me out of here, im sure they do well, but this was my first impression, and i wasn't impressed.

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