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Address: 1708 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34236-1000
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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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worth the visit, bring sunscreen, though.

Many birds to see and talk with! Why they are there is unfortunate, but they are being taken care of and rehabilitated. You can choose to purchase a brick with a personal... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Millerton, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

As an animal lover I understand that they are trying to give these birds a home but the place looks more rundown and in need of better environments. A piece of paper is all they give you, tells you about the species but not the bird in the cage, as in why they are there, injured or just unable to... More 

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Thank dmf1982
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many birds to see and talk with! Why they are there is unfortunate, but they are being taken care of and rehabilitated. You can choose to purchase a brick with a personal message that they will add to the grounds and the money goes towards keeping them open and helping birds in need! We purchased one last summer. There is... More 

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Thank BriannaBriannaJ
New York City, New York
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578 reviews
223 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stop in while at Mote, or make it a destination while at the beach. Many of the bird species that you see flying by will be right up close as they rehab to get back out in the wild.

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Paxton, Massachusetts
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33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose to go in after an afternoon at the Mote Aquarium as this place is midway between both Aquarium buildings. Did not know as we entered that most of the birds inside had suffered some sort of injury and were recovering, some to never be released. I would probably not recommend this to parents with young kids in toe... More 

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Maywood, New Jersey
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29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've not been a bird person - but based on a recommendation made the visit - and the three of us were glad we did. The center has a wide variety of birds mostly rescued due to health issues (some were dropped off by owners) including herons with prosthetic legs (made by the same person who did the tail for... More 

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Grosse Pointe, Michigan
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82 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

This is next door to the Mote Aquarium. Your Mote Aquarium ticket will get you 50% discount to this venue. The exhibits are well cared for. The birds, especially the owls, are charming, clean and educational. The birds are well cared for and the parrots and tropical birds are fascinating. We were glad we stopped. A wild egret topped by... More 

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2 Thank Char1144
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51 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

Great place to learn about the rescue of injured or abandoned birds from Florida. The stories of the individual birds was real interesting.

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Thank Walt H
Sarasota, Florida
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016

This is a fabulous operation and very often overlooked as a place to visit. I love ambling among the survivors. The birds on display are the ones that cannot be released back into the wild because of the nature of their injuries. There are hundreds that they rehabilitate and release that the public never see. I particularly love the owls!... More 

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Thank flowercam
Irving, Texas, United States
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91 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016 via mobile

We wanted to avoid the crowds with the aquarium and do something different. This place fit the bill. They rehab injured birds and house birds that are too injured to return to the wild on their own. They have a wide variety and it's very informative . The staff was very friendly and answered our questions.

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Thank David C
Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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52 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2016 via mobile

Along the walkway at more is a bird sanctuary. If you bought a pass for mote the cost is $5 for adults and$3 for kids. The resident birds are rescued birds that can't be released back into nature and some birds that were rehabilitated and soon to be released. The staff and volunteers are very friendly and educational . It... More 

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