NOTE - the center has recently been renamed. Previous reviews are under the name "Chula Vista Nature Center".
While this centre is clearly aimed at children we went without any and still spent about 90 minutes looking at the exhibits and about four hours in total as we also spent time outside as paths lead down to the sea shore where a wide range of birds large and small live. You can get really close to the shore here, so it's one of the best places to see the local seabirds.
The main centre is compact but crams in a lot of interesting stuff. It has some nicely laid out small aquarium tanks, a shark and ray tank and a wide range of large birds which, for one reason or another, can't be returned to the wild. During the day they feed the turtles and the eagles and give related talks about them. Staff are knowledgable and enthusiastic.
If you want to see more birds being fed, just wander along half an hour or so before the eagles are fed, as when we were there all of the other birds were fed with mice before the eagles got their whole rats for lunch.
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