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1708 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34236-1000
+1 941-388-3010
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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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  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“injured birds” (27 reviews)
“sea birds” (56 reviews)
“mote aquarium” (42 reviews)
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1708 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34236-1000
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+1 941-388-3010
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1 - 10 of 211 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place. Quiet....informative...even with so many beautiful birds on display! Always a different group every time you go. Memberships a must for Birders! Do your coastal conservationists duty and pay them a visit! Your ticket gets you into Mote Marine at half off!

Thank TIE T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the place we did not have time for when visiting Mote so we decided to come back. This is our sort of place, not pretentious just doing what it does best, looking after injured birds and letting us, the public, come in a...More

Thank hobokiwi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Across from the Mote Aquarium and well worth your time. They rescue a plethora of birds and they have a lot to see. Inexpensive AND educational. A great place for adults to learn and also a wonderful place to teach your children about nature &...More

Thank CazilleFamily
Reviewed August 8, 2017

We found SOS while we were visiting Mote Aquarium. Admission is $12.00/adult and $6.00/children. If you have your ticket from Mote tickets are 1/2 price. Large number of birds who have been injured in accidents, by other animals and humans. Tragic, but the staff and...More

Thank Sherry J
Reviewed June 14, 2017

Despite the name of this facility, many of the birds here are not seabirds. There are owls and hawks and vultures here, for instance. But there are also pelicans and cormorants and anhingas. Egrets too. What almost all of the birds share is an injury,...More

1  Thank Bunmaster2014
Reviewed June 6, 2017

Love love love this place. You can tell they TRULY care about the birds they rehab/care for. They've got surrenders, birds whose owners couldn't or wouldn't care for them anymore , so they can't be wild. Birds whose injuries render them unable to thrive in...More

1  Thank Lacie R
Reviewed May 30, 2017

We almost decided against this place when we began to enter and were told is was a separate entity from the aquarium and therefore there was an additional fee. But when my 3 year old started whining bc she wanted to see the birds, we...More

1  Thank chercaruso
Reviewed May 12, 2017

This is a rescue centre so you're not going for a facility with lots of extras, it's designed for the birds who live there and the humans visiting are secondary. That's just fine, and the personality and behaviour of many of the birds in the...More

1  Thank DWCardy
Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful place to view injured birds that are not able to be released back to their habitat. Place is run by a group of caring staff that has made the "homes" of these injuries birds as natural as they can. Staff has named...More

1  Thank fptunder
Reviewed April 1, 2017

Hard to find, but was glad I mede the effort. Sanctuary for unreleasable birds, so you get up close views and behaviors; what was surprising was the number of wild birds that congregate there - great looks at black crowned night herons, cattle egrets and...More

Thank jiren2017
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