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Save Our Seabirds

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Address: 1708 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34236-1000
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+1 941-388-3010
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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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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Do stop--worth the visit

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Char1144
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Grosse Pointe, Michigan
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Grosse Pointe, Michigan
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81 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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Casselberry, Florida
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145 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 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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Thank Theologator
Moorestown, NJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 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 25 October 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 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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