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Save Our Seabirds

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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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Great Rescue Facility

The was a whim visit while in the area. A pleasent surprise, this rescue sea great work and the enclosures were well build and maintained.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Jeff S
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Havre de Grace, Maryland
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NYC,NY
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Havre de Grace, Maryland
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123 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The was a whim visit while in the area. A pleasent surprise, this rescue sea great work and the enclosures were well build and maintained.

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Thank Jeff S
Tunkhannock Township, Pennsylvania, USA
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46 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place that is really helping the local wildlife. All the birds are very well taken care of, and it's a lovely stroll to walk around and meet them all. I will come here every time I am in Sarasota!

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Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son was a volunteer at Save Our Seabirds a couple years back, and I have always been both impressed and concerned about this site. Impressed, because of the excellent upkeep of the birds and exhibits; and concerned, because I wish it had more publicity and money coming in to sustain it. This organization does so much to save local... More 

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Jupiter, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff is excellent. Very friendly, informative and caring of their residents! The cages where the birds are housed were very clean and conducive to there habitat as well as could be for captivity. We saved $5 by going to the Mote Aquarium as well. However, its such a good cause its worth paying up.

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Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love to support these wildlife rescue centers. Save our Seabirds is an important center that rescues sick and injured birds, rehabilitates them and then releases them. If they aren't able to be released again they have a permanent home at the center. They also educate the community on preventing injuries and how you can help to preserve habitats for... More 

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Halifax Region, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this rehabilitation and sanctuary for wounded and ill birds. There were many there, and they were all well looked after. An explanation for why each bird was there was given, and some of the reasons were so sad. They included a pelican that had been mutilated by a fisherman because he thought it was eating too much of... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place looks like nothing, it's small, but wow, they rescue birds that are injured from car, boat, golf ,fishing accidents if they can be rehabilitated they are set free, if they can not they are taken care of . The tickets from mote aquarium will give you half off admission, but after viewing what they have done you are... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

You get 50% off with MOTE Aquarium admission ticket. It is not a commercial project, so do not expect great exhibits, however it is worth visiting for educational purpose. All birds are rehabilitated ones, with their own story, some if them cannot be reintroduced back to the wild because they are not native species. We have a lot of respect... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

This is set up to rehabilitate injured birds. Any that can't be rehabilitated are kept, cared for and put on display. Those intended for release won't be put on display. Only takes about an hour to go through. Cost is $10.00 or $5.00 if you have visited the Mote Aquarium which is in the same area. You will need to... More 

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